September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village fights to preserve historical homes

Residents ask Mayor and Trustees to act

After hearing from dozens of residents concerned about the fate of historical homes in Babylon Village, Mayor Ralph Scordino announced on Tuesday that he is moving forward with plans to establish an Historical Preservation Commission and a moratorium More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

WEST ISLIP COUNTRY FAIR SUNDAY•West Islip Beautification Society hosts Country Fair. On the grounds of the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie La., West Islip, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, September 21•Babylon Panthers, 6 p.m. More...

Assemblyman Saladino wins big capturing GOP line for reelection bid

New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino won a major victory by handily defeating his opponent Rich Young in the GOP primary for the 9th Assembly District Sept. More...

Police seek public's help in apprehending burglar

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Suffolk County Police First and Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the unknown subject who burglarized the North Babylon and Lake Ronkonkoma outlets of The Barn, a More...

New emergency department chair named at Good Sam

Daniel G. Murphy, MD, MBA, has been named chairman of the department of emergency medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and chief of emergency medicine at Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS). Dr. More...

US Power Squadron safe boating classes

Safe Boating Courses, free vessel safety checks and more are available from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With squadrons across Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•At the dog park this past Sunday, I had the pleasure of seeing a grown fox and a cub, romping near the woods. I’ve mentioned the foxes before, and in recent weeks have not seen them. More...

Pets pets pets

Prelude to the 2012 Bully Breed Brigade: “Goliath” (a.k.a. “Sigmund,” now “Siggi”) is the last dog you’d expect to see sitting at a table in a Starbucks or enjoying himself at the beach. More...

Library

At your library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •E-Readers & E-Books: Tues., Sept. 25, 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Learn how to use your device & download books for free at your local library. Bring your device with you.  More...

Obituaries

Bob Pasch, longtime Babylon Village resident and avid volunteer

Bob Pasch was a man who always tried to do the right thing. And, he held a great hope that his fellow human beings would do the right things too.  More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

EDITORIAL

Both conventions were a bust

With a few bright exceptions, such as when former Sen. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona said the Pledge of Allegiance and Gov. More...

What happened to those impatiens this year?

There was word this week from our master gardners that answers the question of why so many impatiens plants withered and died this summer.  According to gardening columnist Patricia Cahaney of the Amityville Parks Commission, a virulent strain o More...

Breaking News - 9/27/2012 7:37 AM

Courts rule in favor of Fred Shores Beach Club

Residents hope decision ends years of litigation against them

By Carolyn James More...

Breaking News - 9/21/2012 10:37 AM

Three women arrested in raid of WB massage parlor

Suffolk County Police  arrested three women yesterday for illegal activities at a West Babylon massage parlor this afternoon.The Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section conducted an undercover investigation at the Green Health Spa, at More...

Babylon inks new contract with school administrators

By Janine Logan The Babylon School board and the district’s Administrators’ Association reached an agreement on a new three-year contract. The board unanimously approved the contract at its Sept. 10 meeting.    More...

A fair to remember

Babylon Village Beautification
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Thousands came out to attend the annual Country Fair in Babylon Sun. Sept. 9, sponsored by the Babylon Beautification Society and the Village of Babylon. Always a treat, this year was no exception. More...

Babylon Village approves $1M for improvements and new fire truck

The Babylon Village Board approved spending almost $1 million for major purchases and capital improvements at its regular board meeting Tues., Sept. 11, and accepted bids for the work. More...

Learning about Adobe in a flash

It was a chance for techies fond ofAdobetoget together, exchange ideas, develop skills and enjoy the latest version of Adobe.  “In addition to this being a launch party for Adobe CS6, this is an actual meeting,” said Sharon Ryba- Per More...

Lindenhurst Schools welcome Dr. Camhi

Dr. Shari L. Camhi has been appointed the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the Lindenhurst School District.  More...

Islip officials conduct drill for storm preparedness

Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci was recently joined by commissioners, town board members, and emergency management personnel in a drill that simulated the Town’s response to a hurricane or other significant weather event. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Panthers nip Knights, 17-14

Babylon Football:

It was a chess match. A classic meeting of two masters: Babylon head coach Rick Punzone and Glenn head coach Dave Shanahan. Over the years since Punzone took the Panther helm in 2003, the two had faced off 13 times counting postseason play. More...

Local athletes Weilert and Goodwin awards

West Islip’s John Weilert, and Lindenhurst’s Jason Goodwin, students from Suffolk County Community College’s Michael J. More...

West Islip Public Library gets new window dressing

The Window Coverings Association of America Long Island Chapter, along with Somfy Inc., donated and installed four motorized aluminum blinds in the West Islip Public Library meeting room to express their gratitude and appreciation to the library for More...

Events & Bulletin

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society host Car Show and Tour

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society has arranged for two programs for the later part of September.  An early morning tower tour will be offered on Sat., Sept. 29, 6 a.m. Enjoy the scenery from the top of the tower as the sun rises. More...

Raising pink flags for breast cancer awareness

The West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition (WIBCC), in partnership with Good Samaritan Hospital Center, 1000 Montauk Hwy., West Islip will support Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, by conducting a month-long public awareness event on the ground More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: MONDAY, September 24  •Babylon School Board of Education work/study meeting: 7:30 p.m., Babylon Jr./Sr. High School library, 50 Railroad Ave., Babylon. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of Perimeter Acquisition, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/9/12. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

Public Notices -

Your right to know . . .

LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Formation of BEEBE CT LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/30/12. Office location: Suffolk County. Principal business location: 148 Oak Street, Deer Park, NY 11729. More...













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