July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

WISD says goodbye to longtime employee

Amid the reading of district personnel hirings and retirements, there was one name that caused the West Islip School board to pause before reluctantly giving its approval…that of longtime administrative assistant Jeanne Koeper who is retiring More...

FSD and community work out details of new security plan

The Farmingdale School District is working to improve security at the Farmingdale High School after residents raised concerns about loitering and littering in the school’s parking lot there during the late afternoon and evening hours.  More...

Five students awarded scholarship funds

Babylon Jr./Sr. High School senior, Thomas Yatchum, has joined the group of past students who have been presented with the Mayor E. Donald Conroy Scholarship. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

John F. Kennedy School in Deer Park kicks off “Music in Our Schools” month

Musicians from the John F. Kennedy Intermediate School advanced band had the opportunity to perform side by side with students from Deer Park High School’s Wind Ensemble.  More...

Santapogue students host special guests during reading marathon

West Babylon School District’s Santapogue Elementary School invited special guests to read to the children during this year’s annual Reading Marathon for Parents as Reading Partners (PARP).  More...

Lindenhurst students and teachers join the carnival for a day at William Rall

The National Circus Project’s artist-instructors Lou “Little Lou” Beekhuizen and Al “Renaldo” Calientes dazzled William Rall Elementary School with a performance of circus acts as part of Parents as Reading Partners (PAR More...

Library

At Your Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Tai Chi – Mondays, July 23, 30, 10-11 a.m. Non-refundable fee of $15.  •Quilting Basics: Tuesdays, July 24, 31, 7-8:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - By Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

EDITORIAL

Taxpayers were the victims in the NCPD scandal

Tara Obenauer, the Massapequa woman in the middle of a Nassau County Police scandal who fraternized with a police officer while he was on duty is now suing the County saying she has “suffered severe . . . More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

A look back at an event in history that helped to define humanity

by Ayn Rand  Excerpted from “Apollo 11,” The Objectivist, September, 1969  More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

CONCERT POSTPONED The Town of Babylon has just announced: due to extreme weather conditions, the David Cassidy Concert at Tanner Park that was scheduled for this evening 7/20, has been postponed until this Sunday, July 22 @ 7:30 PM.Fri., Ju More...

Islip Town Zoning Board denies Farrell's application for outdoor dining

Board cites evidence against owners' position that it has continuously offered outdoor area for dining since before 1956

Based on the “consistency, specificity and detail of the testimony given by those who opposed the application,” Farrell’s of Brooklyn, a restaurant in West Islip, is seeking to maintain outdoor dining facilities. More...

Copiague man charged in series of burglaries

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and acting Police Commissioner Edward Webber announced the arrest last week of a prolific cat burglar who is currently charged with six break-ins and one attempted burglary in Lindenhurst, and is the prim More...

 

People/Social

• EMMA CAMERON • Uncovering a mystery woman & the home with a dark secret

It began in early 2012, in what seemed the usual tedious process of compiling and transcribing articles about a chosen subject, and arranging them chronologically to see the larger story unfold. More...

Babylon Elementary holds kiln dedication ceremony

Babylon Elementary School is baking up fun. More...

Babylon Rotary hosts annual scholarship luncheon

The Babylon Rotary Club recently hosted its annual scholarship luncheon where awards were given to young women and men entering into their first year of college and vocational programs. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets

“The one best place to bury a good pet is in the heart of the master.” Ben Hur Lampman Babylon Town Shelter may well be the only municipal facility to have a room designed to ease the emotional pain owners feel when the decision to euthan More...

Events & Bulletin

St. Rose of Lima class of ‘75 reunion July 21

St. Rose of Lima School, Massapequa, class of 1975 will hold its reunion, Sat., July 21, 9 p.m. More...

Mike James hosts annual Golf Classic Tournament July 25 and Basketball Skills Camp July 26

Mike James, a point guard with the Chicago Bulls and a native of Amityville, is hosting the third annual Mike James Golf Classic Tournament “Failure is Not an Option,” on July 25.  More...

Constantino Brumidi Vegas night July 20 and 21

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Friday Night Vegas, Fri., July 20. The doors open at 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For information, call 631-586-3928.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT COUNT Y OF SUFFOLK, CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. DONNA KURTZ, ET AL., Defendant(s).   More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Islip will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY on the following applicati More...













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