December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

West Islip girl swimmers are champs

The West Islip Girls 200 Yard Free Style Relay team won the county championship and set a new school record of 1:41.05 at the recent state qualifying meet. The old record set last year was 1:42.91. More...

Correction:

A front page story announcing the appointiment of Carol Amelia incorrectly spelled the last name of the new Babylon Village Trustee. We apologize for the error.   More...

North Babylon School District cancels break February 19-22

At a planning session Nov. 6, the North Babylon School Board had two concerns: the needs of students and families, and a plan to address the loss of seven school days, all as a result of Hurricane Sandy. More...

OLL School receives $150K from NYSED

Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip is the recipient of a $150,000 grant from the New York State Education Department that will focus on technology. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Well, National Grid just left, having inspected my gas meter and tested the gas flow to each apartment. I have to say, the two men who came were very nice. They were from Ohio. More...

Pets pets pets

Amid all the sadness of Sandy, many mitzvahs happened behind the scenes. In response to the hurricane, much of this kindness and generosity has been extended to people on behalf of their pets. More...

Library

At your library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave.  669-1624  •Free blood pressure screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed.  More...

Obituaries

John “Chris” LaMarca, former Babylon music teacher

Funeral services were held Fri.m Nov. 30 for Amityville School teacher John “Chris” LaMarca who died last week.  A 1973 graduate of Amityville Memorial High School and resident of West Babylon, Mr. More...

William T. DeCamp, Jr., U.S. Army pilot during WWII

William T. DeCamp, Jr., a longtime resident of Brightwaters died Nov. 17, 2012.  Mr. DeCamp was a proud U.S. Army Air Corps P-51 Fighter Pilot who served during World II and was president of DeCamp Agency, Inc. which he founded in 1955.  More...

Margaret Howell Collis, Babylonian, Babylon H.S. graduate

Longtime area resident, Margaret Collis passed away in Greenwich Connecticut on November 10, 2012. Margaret Howell Collis was born on June 19, 1921 to Arthur Richard Howell and Elizabeth (Bush) Howell, in Babylon, New York, on Hewlett Court. More...

Legals - Free Access

SUFFOLK COUNTY TAX LIEN SALE

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

Mr. D’s Moving & Storage 711-4 Koehler Ave. Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 631-471-2700 We would like to hold a public auction at 711-4 Koehler Ave. More...

Panthers win LI Championship

Babylon Football:

The Babylon Panthers completed their best season ever as they whipped the Roosevelt Rough Riders 48- 18 at Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium last Saturday evening. More...

West Babylon athletes sign letters of intent

West Babylon senior athletes Kevin Reisman (lacrosse) and Brianna Scotto  (softball) signed letters of intent to play at the collegiate level.  In a room with proud parents and administrators,  Kevin signed the letter indicating that h More...

WBSD report shows declining enrollment; board to establish committee to review findings, options

A report by Western Suffolk BOCES shows that enrollment in the West Babylon School District has declined more than 11 percent since 2005. More...

Residents in DP, WB, WI and Copiague fire districts head to the polls Tuesday

The West Babylon, Deer Park, West Islip and Copiague fire districts are holding elections for the Boards of fire Commissioners. The elections will be held Tues., Dec. More...

West Islip students run triathlon for healthy habits

More than 130 students arrived at West Islip High School by 7:30 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 14 to participate in West Islip’s Health and Wellness First Annual Triathlon, a family event that encourages a healthy, active lifestyle for all involved. More...

 

People/Social

The West Babylon Alumni Foundation

inducts two West Babylon grads and community advocates honor teacher and coach Frank Taplin

The Fourth Annual Hall of Fame event was held Nov. 3 and the Alumni Foundation inducted two West Babylon graduates, and one community advocate. More...

Denise Angiulo named to LIBN 50 Around 50

Advantage Title Agency announced that West Babylon resident Denise Angiulo, client manager at Advantage, has been recognized by Long Island Business News as a member of its 2012 class of 50 Around 50 business leaders. Angiulo was honored at an Oct. More...

AMVET S Post 48 and American Legion Post 155 provide assistance at Veterans Stand Down

AMVETS Post 48 and American Legion Post 155 were asked to provide assistance as a community service at the second annual Veterans Stand Down on Sept. 28 at the Northport VA Medical Center. More...

Events & Bulletin

Long Island Mystics holiday show Dec. 7

On Fri., Dec. 7, 7 p.m., the Long Island Mystics will present its annual holiday show at Community United Methodist Church, 100 Park Blvd., Massapequa. The show is for the entire family.  More...

Magic Toy Shop performances begin Dec. 8

The CM Performing Arts Center will present The Magic Toy Shop at 931 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale. Performances will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., Dec., 8; Sat., Dec. 15; Sat., Dec. 22; Thurs., Dec. 27; Fri., Dec. 28 and Sat., Dec. 29. Tickets are $10.  More...

Deer Park Community Center Chinese auction Dec. 14

The Deer Park Community Center will be hosting it’s annual Chinese Auction Fri., Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. and admission is $5 with 20 tickets. Baskets, raffles, straw prizes and a 50/50 drawing are available. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Schools made tough but right decisions making up Sandy days

We support our local school boards, which have decided to make up the instructional days lost to Hurricane Sandy by eliminating all or part of the spring or winter breaks. More...

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Sandy helped show us of who we really More...













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