February 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon students' performances are music to the ears

Dozens of award-winning musicians from Babylon High School had the opportunity to perform in front of their friends, family, teachers and classmates this week in an impressive winter concert held at Babylon High School’s Rowe Hall auditorium.&n More...

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LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Named to the dean’s list at Alfred State, Alfred, New York for the fall 2012 semester are local residents Zachary Kohler of Babylon, Stephanie Tenn of Deer Park and Kara Galinsky of North Babylon. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

•Happy birthday to a group of people who are a lot of fun to be around, starting with Hurricane Bob McKeown, who has knocked on so many doors and helped so many people since Sandy came to town. More...

Pets pets pets

This is Zephyr began as a video essay on a college application. That’s all it was supposed to be. 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

Marie Young France, former West Islip resident, St. Joseph’s R.C. Church parishioner and Long Island Yacht Club member

Marie Young France was a woman who believed in living life to the fullest and pursuing her dreams, and she left that legacy to her children and to others she met.  “Because of her, her children grew up with confidence in themselves and mov More...

Frank Joseph Holub, veteran and retired educator from Copiague

Frank Joseph Holub, a veteran and educator, died Fri., Jan. 25, 2013 at his home for the past nine years—The Fountains of Melbourne, Florida.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

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PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF BABYLON NOTICE OF TAX SALE WHEREAS, arrears of the taxes lev More...

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF BABYLON PUBLIC LIBRARY, BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWN OF BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK BABYLON, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a pu More...

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

West Islip School Board to form special committee to review security issues

The West Islip Board of Education is expected to establish a security commission to help usher the district through a reevaluation and implement changes, as needed, to its current security procedures. More...

WBTA prez raises concerns about heating system and roofs; district said it is addressing issues

West Babylon Teacher Association President Patricia Squicciarini told the school board last week that some of the roofs in the district’s buildings are leaking and that the recent snowstorm has only made matters worse. More...

New private school set to open in West Islip in September

The closing of two elementary schools on Long Island’s South Shore— Kirdahy in West Islip that closed a year ago, and the private St. More...

 

People/Social

Summer job applications available

Summer applications for the 2013 season are available at the Mayor’s Office beginning this week. Applicants for summer jobs must be at least 16 years old. More...

Cadet Gordon-Davy graduates

Cadet Gordon-Davy graduated from the City College of New York majoring in applied mathematics. She will be an air battle manager and will start her training this spring at Tyndall AFB in Florida. Her mother, Town of Babylon Councilwoman Lt. Col. More...

Deer Park May Moore Primary School hosts book fair

May Moore Primary School in Deer Park hosted a book fair for students. Students had the opportunity to browse reading materials and select the genres that interested them most. More...

Events & Bulletin

St. Joseph’s winter bag sale Feb. 25, 27 and 28

St. Joseph’s Thrift Shop, 40 Grove Pl., Babylon, will hold a $4 winter bag sale, Mon., Feb. 25; Wed., Feb. 27 and Thurs., Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

BVAC to host film series at the Babylon Library

The Babylon Village Arts Council (BVAC) will be continuing its Film Series at the Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Ave., beginning Tues., Feb. 26 at 6:45 p.m. More...

Babylon Village Heritage Preservation Society meeting set for February 24

The newly formed Babylon Village Heritage Preservation Society will have its next public meeting at the Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Ave., Babylon Village, Sun., Feb. 24, 3 to 4:30 p.m.  More...

Opinion

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Despite what some politicians would have us believe, public safety is a complicated issue

Attending local school board meetings over the past two months has made us keenly aware of the grave concern of parents, residents and school officials about school security. It has been the subject of almost every meeting we have attended.  More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Three-minute speakers’ rule is an affront to free speech

Dear Editor:  On Nov. 19, 1863, then President Abraham Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address. More...













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