January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst Village approves new budget; spending is up but new spending plan meets 2% cap

Lindenhurst Village announced its annual budget this month calling for an increase in the tax rate from $14.09 to $14.58.the budget will go from $10.87 million to $11.17 million, or increase spending approximately $230,000.the new budget slightly exc More...

Covanta cares; donates to Babylon's Relief Fund

On Jan. More...

What you don’t know about Valentine’s Day

Each year, millions of Americans celebrate Valentine’s Day, a day of love. But few know the origins of the holiday, nor the extent to which it has become such a longheld tradition.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Bay Shore senior Karly White signs letter of intent

Bay Shore High School Senior Karly White recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Iona College next fall, having been awarded a full scholarship by Iona as a junior.  More...

Local soccer clubs take part in Hurricane Sandy relief program

During this past holiday season, the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) especially acknowledged the leagues and clubs plus companies they work with that went beyond the proverbial extra mile to provide Hurricane Sandy relief. More...

Councilman Flotteron commends West Islip Lacrosse

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron recently attended a ring ceremo ny for the West Islip varsity lacrosse team, where he presented an official Town award to the coaches that have led the athletes to victory. 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...

Events & Bulletin

Science of Spirituality to host John Bednarik Feb. 5

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center is offering a public talk by speaker John Bednarik, OHST, entitled Meditation – A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping. The talk will be held Tues., Feb. More...

MOMS Club of Babylon to hold an open house Feb. 8

MOMS Club of Babylon will hold an open house, Fri., Feb. 8, 3 to 5 p.m. at the West Islip Public Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip in the children’s activity room. More...

Annual Squires Sweetheart Dance to be held February 9

The 11th annual Squires Sweetheart Dance will be held Sat., Feb. 9, 7 to 11 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

WEST BABYLON PUBLICLIBRARY 211 Route 109 West Babylon, NY 11704 • (631) 669- 5445 • Fax: (631) 669-6539 • www.wbpl.us Anne Marie Dolan, Director LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF WEST BAB More...

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY CitiMortgage, INC.; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...

Babylon students hold book fair for hurricane relief

Babylon Elementary students held a book fair this month at Bay Shore’s Barnes & Noble to raise money for Babylon families a*ected by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Better Babylon Party announces its candidates for March 19 elections

The Better Babylon Party held its campaign kickoff Thurs., Jan. 17, announcing the candidacy of Trustee Kevin S. Muldowney and Justice John T. Rafter for reelection. More...

Veterans Service at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

A Veterans Service was held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amityville Nov. 18.  More...

 

People/Social

Timothy Pamlanye honored for leadership abilities

Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter presented Timothy Pamlanye of West Islip with a proclamation recognizing his participation in the 2012 American Legion Boys State, which was sponsored by American Legion West Islip Post No. 1738. More...

Babylon 2013 kindergarten registration begins

The Babylon School District offers a full-day kindergarten program for students residing within school district boundaries. To be eligible for enrollment in kindergarten beginning in Sept. 2013, children must be five years old on or before Dec. More...

Babylon installs solar-powered flashing yellow beacons on Route 231 near Village

Senator Owen H. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Happy birthday to some local ladies! Belle Baxter, hard at work onfixing up her Shore Road home, celebrates her birthday on Feb. 3.  •Keely Harris, Village civic leader, is celebrating her birthday today. More...

Pets pets pets

Time-Sensitive Message… We interrupt this week’s regularly scheduled column to ask you to VOTE for “Sisu.” Remember Jin Jin? More...

Obituaries

James O’Brien, a founder of the West Babylon Fire Department and honored member

James O’Brien, a founder of the West Babylon Fire Department and decades-long member, died Dec. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Clinton’s show of anger and outrage was misplaced and unconvincing

Few statements made by politicians make our blood boil. Like many, we understand the world of partisan politics and have worked to separate what is fact from what is frivolous. As citizens of a free country, we all have that obligation.  More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Eastwood nailed it!  Dear Editor: Eastwood’s cartoon (Jan. 17) of an armed Statue of Liberty hit the nail on the head. Way to go.  More...

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