May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Ole’ Times Day May 20   More...

Correction

A headline in last week’s edition incorrectly stated the Babylon School District budget proposal. It should have read that the proposed budget was $46 million. We apologize for the error.   More...

Effort underway locally to open charter school

A group of residents have organized a founding committee and are applying to the state for approval to open a charter school in Massapequa. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Phelps Lane BB Court gets facelift

A full-court press by the Town of Babylon has resulted in its becoming the recipient of a Sprite Spark Parks project $20,000 grant, to be used to refurbish the courts at Phelps Lane Park.  More...

Lindenhurst H.S. Lady Bulldogs basketball team scores big

The Lindenhurst High School girls’ basketball team had a successful season, making it all the way to the semifinal round of the Suffolk County Championship. Unfortunately, the team lost to the Riverhead Blue Waves. More...

North Babylon graduate named SUNY Coblefighting Tiger

The SUNY Cobleskill Department of Sport and Exercise announced recently that junior Dan Scott of North Babylon and a member of the men’s lacrosse team has been named the athletic program’s Fighting Tiger Athlete-of-the-Week.  Scott i More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. •  669-1624  More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon Village Womens Club announces scholarship for high school students

The Babylon Village Women’s Club (BVWC) announced that $2,000 scholarship is available to female residents, taxpayers or employees in Babylon Village. More...

Historical Society of Islip presents “The Doxsee Empire” exhibit now till June 30

The Historical Society of Islip Hamlet’s exhibit, The Doxsee Empire, One Islip Family’s History with the Sea, will be shown at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip through June 30. More...

DP Community Center and L.I. Wizards host BB contest May 8

The Deer Park Community Center and L.I. Wizards Basketball Program will be holding a basketball shooting contest Fri., May 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Deer Park Community Center 41 Homer Ave., Deer Park  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY. BOARD OF MANAGERS OF NORTH MANOR ESTATES CONDOMINIUM, Pltf. vs. ISMAIL BERK, et al Defts. Index #25005/11. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Apr. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

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Bellone names Cohalan County Historian

Applauds legislature on health-care benefits bill

Former County Executive Peter Fox Cohalan has been appointed to the post of County Historian, the first time the unpaid post has been filled in nearly five years. More...

Babylon Village unveils new Gazebo donor plaque

Sets new fees for block parties

Babylon Village and the Babylon Beautification Society has restored and put up a new donor plaque at the Village’s Gazebo, recognizing the individuals and organizations that helped build the Gazebo, which has become a centerpiece for many Villa More...

What is a charter school?

Charter schools are publicly funded and open to all students in New York State through a non-discriminatory admissions lottery. More...

 

People/Social

Sen. Johnson meets with young artists from West Islip Elementary School

YoungartistsfromWestIslipElementary Schools at the State Capitol on March 14.  Brianna Compitello from Bayview Elementary School, and Sydney Krawchuk and Tyler Foran, both from Westbrook Elementary School were chosen to display their artwork at More...

Babylon residents can now reserve museum passes

The Babylon Public Library has announced that, thanks to a donation from the Friends of the Babylon Public Library, the Library will now be able to offer Babylon patrons the opportunity to reserve museum passes to the Long Island Children’s Mus More...

Christine Smith of West Islip named director of human resources at OLC

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center, located in West Islip, announced the appointment of Christine Smith as director of human resources.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•The Pilot Club of Babylon will be holding its Spring Fling this evening, Thurs., May 17, at Chateau La Mer, beginning at 7 p.m. There are still a few seats available.  More...

Pets Pets Pets

On May 9, “Ruby,” a black cat and “Blueberry,” a Chihuahua were honored guests at the fourth annual “Living Legends Luncheon” hosted by the Animal Medical Center (better known as “The AMC”).  More...

Obituaries

Anne Waidler, longtime Copiague resident, artist

Throughout her life, Anne Waidler had a dream to own a summer home in Upstate New York. More...

Lester Jay Van Ess, M.D., Rotarian and former surgeon in Babylon Village

With his wife’s help, Dr Lester Jay Van Ess set up a practice in surgery of the breast and abdomen in Babylon in the late 1950s, and lived and worked there over the next 40 years. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

Contaminated plume bearing down on Great South Bay; Governor must act quickly

The Town of Babylon is in the midst of putting together regulations that officials hope will protect and preserve the clam population and the Great South Bay’s fragile ecosystem. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Cartoon ignores political realities  Dear Editor:  Re: Political Cartoon, Beacon March 8 (Drawing Conclusions)  More...













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