September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wake this weekend for Roaslind M. Rohl of Babylon

Funeral set for Monday

Funeral services will be held on Monday for longtime Babylon Village Resident Rosalind M. Rohl, who died at her home Sept. 6. Mrs. Rohl is the wife of the late Hon. Kenneth K. More...

Welcome home Rev. Thomas Carney

When it was announced in March that Rev. Thomas Carney would become the new pastor at the United Methodist Church in Babylon, the congregation broke out in applause. “They remembered me,” said a surprised and delighted Rev. More...

Saladino in fight for Republican nomination in 9th Assembly District

With less than two weeks away from a Republican primary in the newly drawn 9th Assembly District, the race is heating up with Conservatives being drawn into the battle. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•The following local residents received degrees at the May 19 commencement of the State University of New York College at Oneonta: From Babylon are Thomas Dominguez, Jaimi Kaliebe and Caitlin Roche; from North Babylon is Casey Smyth; from West B More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

“Ethan #176 or #178.” It’s hard to make out the blurred last digit of the huge number painted on the side of this frightened hound from Virginia.  More...

Library

At Your Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •TAI CHI: Mondays, Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct.1; 10-11 a.m. $15 fee due at registration.  •Zumba: Mondays, Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1; 7-8 p.m. $20 fee due at registration.  More...

Obituaries

Patricia Anne Kaphan, West Islip resident, former Town Commissioner and senior center worker

by Carolyn James For almost 20 years, Nancy Delaney and Pat Kaphan worked together, sharing lunch, personal stories and laughter; lots of laughter. “We became like sisters and confidantes,” said Delaney. More...

Margaret “Peggy” O’Brien, West Babylon resident, Ladies Auxiliary member

Margaret “Peggy” O’Brien, a 69-year resident of West Babylon, died July 25, 2012. She was 93 years old .  More...

Joseph Anthony “Joe” Vanderveldt, former Babylon resident, Babylon HS graduate and Veteran

Joseph Anthony “Joe” Vanderveldt, former Babylon resident, died at home in Garden Grove, California on July 24, 2012. Joe was born on February 25,1931, the son of Anthony Vanderveldt and Grace House Vanderveldt. More...

Breaking News - 9/7/2012 1:51 PM

Suffolk Police revive man in cardiac arrest

Quick work by Good Samaritans and Suffolk County Police helped save the life of a driver who collapsed at the wheel of his vehicle at Albany Avenue and Croydon Road, North Amityville yesterday, Sept. 6, shortly after 12 p.m. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Includes special ceremonnies Sept. 11th

Friday, September 7•POW-MIA vigil, 7:30 p.m., Friday through Saturday. September 8, at Babylon Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst. For info., call 631-793-4663.•Oyster Bay 9/11 Services, Tobay Beach, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Schaffer visits Babylon Rotary

Babylon Town Supervisor Richard Schaffer visited the Babylon Rotary Club to discuss the latest happenings in the Town. Pictured are Rotarian Board membe r Shannon Falcone-Macleod, Rich Schaffer and Rotary President Kathy Moore.   More...

Panthers head into 2012 season

The Babylon Panthers are looking forward to the football season which opens tomorrow, Friday evening, Sept. 7. Babylon’s Friday home games are now scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at Williams Field. More...

 

People/Social

Shakespeare in the park…Deer Park

The Deer Park School District hosted its first Long Island Student Shakespeare Festival. Students from schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties explored the world of Elizabethan England.  More...

Saladino joins Schaffer in honoring U.S. Army veteran William Arthur

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, second from right, joined Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, far left, Councilman Thomas Donnelly, third from left, Deputy Presiding Officer Wayne Horsely, Councilman Tony Martinez, far right, family, friends and n More...

The skills of life learned at Deer Park

In its continual efforts to provide students with innovative educational opportunities, the Deer Park School District recently opened a groundbreaking facility for its special needs population. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: MONDAY, September 10  •Babylon School Board of Education regular meeting: 7:30 p.m., Babylon Jr./Sr. High School library, 50 Railroad Ave., Babylon. More...

Charity softball fundraiser Sept. 7

A charity softball game to benefit the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research will be Fri., Sept. 7, 7 p.m. at the Locust Avenue South Field, Babyon Village. More...

POW/MIA Vigil Sept. 7 to 8

A POW/MIA Vigil will be held Fri., Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m. through Sat., Sept. 8, 8 a.m. at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst. There is no fee for attendance at this event.  More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Take some summer with you into autumn and winter

What glorious weather we had for this weekend’s send off to summer, and its welcome to a new school year and the coming of autumn. Then, of course, the rains came.  More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

What Americans want­— and need—is a solid jobs plan

It’s a testament to how bad the American employment market has gotten that the most recent jobs report was met with applause.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD Pursuant to provisions of Local Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Accessory Apartment More...

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF BABYLON PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon will hold a Public Hearing at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, New York, on the 1 More...













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