May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Peter R. Daly recognized as Leader in Education

Dr. Peter R. Daly, Interim Superintendent of the Babylon Schools, was recognized for his leadership in education at the St. John’s University Fourth Annual Leaders in Education Awards Dinner. Dr. More...

Babylon ZBA meets; cases under review

An application to use the second floor of a barn at 213 Fire Island Avenue for habitable space was denied by the Babylon Village Board of Appeals following a meeting Wednesday, May 16. More...

V.I.P. Day at West Islip's Westbrook School

S. C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) was recently invited by Thomas McElwee, to attend VIP Day at Westbrook Elementary School in West Islip as his guest. The event was hosted by Joanna Grimm’s first grade class. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Panthers pick up hard-fought win to capture County Championship; off to face Oyster Bay Friday for LI Championship

The Babylon Panthers Varsity team defeated Southampton 15-6 to win the Suffolk County Class B championship.  Babylon fought back from a 6-4 deficit in the top of the seventh inning with 12 runs. More...

Rick Vrana named to Marist College team

Rich Vrana, of Lindenhurst, a freshman at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York, has been named a member of the college’s baseball team for the spring 2012 season. Vrana is a graduate of Lindenhurst Senior High School.   More...

Lindenhurst HS athletes sign on to play sports at Collegiate level

Lindenhurst High School Football and Girls Volleyball student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to play at the collegiate level and will be continuing their education on an athletic or academic scholarship.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Zumba: Mondays, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 7-8 p.m. Workout to a Latin beat. Wear low-tread sneakers, bring water to class. Non-refundable fee of $20 due at registration.  More...

Obituaries

Florence Walters, member of choir in United Christian Church

Florence (von Essen) Walters grew up on a farm in Amityville during a time when the community was small and simple values were an important part of life. It was those values that Mrs. More...

Barbara Pescitelli, longtime member of Homemakers Unit of West Islip

Barbara L. Pescitelli, a lifelong Amityville resident, homemaker and former model, died April 29, 2012 after a brief battle with cancer. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting thereof held on the 22nd day of May 2012 duly adopted a More...

Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting thereof held on the 22nd day of May 2012 duly adopted a resolution, an abstract o More...

Public Notices -

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CAP-23-12 Invitation to Bidders BOARD OF EDUCATION West Babylon Union Free School District PUBLIC NOTICE: is hereby given for separate sealed bids for: EXHAUST FAN REPLACEMENTS AT: WEST BABYLON HIGH SCHOOL  More...

Breaking News - 6/5/2012 1:53 PM

Babylon Tuna Club presents "Colors of the Sea"

Event is Free

The Babylon Tuna Club presents a special film, "Colors of the Sea., Tuesday June 12, 2012 8:00 pm, at the American Legion Post 94 22 Grove Place Babylon.  More...

Breaking News - 6/5/2012 10:40 AM

Copiague man arrested for robbing local banks

Suffolk County Police arrested a Copiague man last night for robbing two banks and attempting to steal money from two other banks in Suffolk County. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, June 1 •Richard Lamb to lead discussion on erasing old negative thoughts, Farmingdale Library, 116 Merritts Rd., Farmingdale. For info., call 516-249-9090. More...

Sardiello American Legion Post honors local heroes

When a West Babylon resident began to have chest pains, the West Babylon Fire Department was called. More...

 

People/Social

West Islip family’s traumatic experience brings community together

The Wilson family recently presented a check for more than $5,400 to the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation for the hospital’s pediatric services. More...

Babylon Rotary Club donates diapers to Madonna Heights

The Babylon Rotary Club recently held a diaper drive to benefit the children housed through Madonna Heights, which helps mothers and children overcome the devastating effects of poverty, neglect and abuse.   More...

St. Joseph’s Parish to open Centennial with Mass and Reception June 3

On Sun., June 3, at the 11:45 a.m. Mass, St. Joseph’s Parish will begin to celebrate its centennial milestone. A reception will follow in the O’Connell Room with a small program to honor this special day. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

Two wonderful dogs- a Beagle from Kentucky and a German Shorthaired Pointer (GSP) from Long Islandshare common denominators. More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon Arts Festival June 1 to 3 at Babylon Village Old Town Hall

The second annual Babylon Arts Festival, cosponsored by Babylon UFSD, Farmingdale State College and Dowling College, will host an art competition for college-level artists as well as outstanding artists from Babylon High School. More...

Our Lady of the Rosary Knights of Columbus Family Festival June 7 to 10

Our Lady of the Rosary Knights of Columbus, 759 Long Island Ave., Deer Park will hold its 2012 Family Festival Thurs., June 7 through Sun., June 10. Festival hours are Thurs., 6 to 10 p.m.; Fri 6 to 11 p.m.; Sat 2 to 11 p.m. More...

Gercharel Players presents "Bell, Book and Candle" June 9

Gercharel Players, Inc. will present Bell, Book and Candle by John van Druten, Sat., June 9, 8 p.m. at Old Babylon Town Hall; 47 West Main Street; Suite 4; Babylon. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

Switching channels on America’s eating habits

Every once in a while you can stumble across something really interesting and informative as you switch through the television channels.  More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Obamacare provides for exemptions under the law  Dear Editor:  First and foremost, I thank Mrs. Bernius (Letter to the Editor 05/23/12 ) for being a concerned and involved citizen. More...













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