April 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Girl Scouts reach out to children in Suffolk shelters

Suffolk County Executive Bellone and domestic violence agencies applauded the donation of more than 200 pairs of pajamas from Girl Scout Troops 1236 and 363 of Babylon Village to domestic violence shelters in Suffolk County.  More...

Town to begin facelift for Phelps Lane Annex

The Town of Babylon has approved the bonding of $1.75 million for capital improvements, the bulk of which, or approximately $1.5 million, will be done at the Phelps Lane Annex.  More...

Police officer is laid to rest

New York City Police Officer Joseph Pritchard, who was killed in an auto accident on the Long Island Expressway last week, was laid to rest on Friday. He reposed at the Lindenhurst Funeral Home. More...

Fifth graders at Our Lady of Lourdes, West Islip, study common core math

At Our Lady of Lourdes, West Islip, the common core curriculum has been integrated. Desiree Kozuboski’s fifth-grade math class is using the new Go Math series to review. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Panthers earn New York State Basketball plaque

Baseball team beats Mattituck 14-5

Babylon’s Fernando Vasquez scored a game-high 27 points in the New York State Class B Boys Basketball Championship Game in Glens Falls, N.Y., as the Panthers wrapped up their historic season with a New York State finalist plaque for the first t More...

North Babylon students display art at Marion G. Vedder Elementary

Artwork created by students in kindergarten, first grade and fourth grade from North Babylon’s Marion G. Vedder Elementary School was on display at the North Babylon Public Library in February. More...

Lindenhurst HS students awarded $500 for medical outbreak research

Lindenhurst High School science research students were awarded $500 for their research on responding to a potential medical outbreak. The team received the scholarship for their thirdplace finish in the Medical Marvels competition.  More...

Library

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Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Free Blood Pressure Screening: every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed.  More...

Events & Bulletin

St. Paul’s Reformed Church exhibit begins April 20

St. Paul’s Reformed Church, 158 Phelps Ln., North Babylon, along with the Long Island Gathering of Room for All, will host a showing of the exhibit, We Have Faith. More...

Babylon Tuna Club annual Spring Bash set for April 13

Each year the Babylon Tuna Club hosts the annual Spring Bash, which is normally a fundraiser for the Club. More...

Local church to host Chocolate Festival April 14

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 36 John St., Lindenhurst, will hold its fourth annual Chocolate Festival, Sun., April 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Chocolate Festival will be held in Haegart Hall.  More...

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SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR MASTR ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2005- OPT1, Plaintiff against MARIE RITA FREISS; BRAD FREISS, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant More...

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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the resolution a summary of which is published herewith has been adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, New York on March 5, 2013 subject to permissive  More...

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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 23rd day of April 2013 at 4:00 p More...

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Babylon Village to present new budget March 23 - Free Access

New spending plan looks to rebuild surplus spent on Sandy

The Babylon Village Board will be presenting its 2013-14 budget at its next meeting March 23, outlining some of the challenges faced this year in putting together the new spending plan. More...

Medeiros of North Babylon graduates basic training

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Army Pvt. Joseph E. Medeiros has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. He is the son of Philip Medeiros of North Babylon and a 2009 graduate of North Babylon High School.  More...

DPSD focuses on health and well being

Deer Park School District held its first annual Health & Wellness Fair at Deer Park High School. More...

Babylon Schools seeking volunteers for its facilities committee

The Babylon UFSD Board of Education is seeking community volunteers to serve on a Facilities Review Committee. More...

Babylon firefighters battle house blaze

Babylon Village firefighters rushed to a home on Robert Street at Stowe Avenue March 24, after receiving a report about a fire there. More...

PAWS FOUNDATION HOLDS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER:

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino joined elected officials and members of Partners Advancing West Islip Students (PAWS) at their 8th Annual Gala event honoring Scott Craig, George Smith and Jeanne Koeper. More...

 

People/Social

Councilman Senft celebrates contributions of Exchange Ambulance

Islip Town Councilman Anthony Senft recently visited with the members of the Exchange Ambulance of the Islips at their annual installation dinner. More...

Councilman Flotteron honors outgoing Great South Bay Power Squadron officers

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron recently attended the annual Change of Watch ceremony for the Great South Bay Power Squadron. More...

Good Sam gets $125,000 grant from Assemblyman Sweeney

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center was recently the recipient of a $125,000 grant secured by New York State Assemblyman Robert Sweeney. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

Spring has finally sprung! Fat robins and forsythia have made their debuts, along with daffodils and Little League! More...

Pets pets pets

The demise of Ding Dongs, Twinkies and Hostess cupcakes turned out to be a good thing for a large group of feral cats fending for themselves. Commercial and industrial sites have long been home unsweetened home to ferals, our feline shadow citizens. More...

Obituaries

Marian Grasso, former Babylon Village resident and longtime Grumman employee; at 94

Former longtime Babylon Village resident and loving mother Marian Grasso died April 2, 2013 in Deerfield Beach, Florida. She was 94 years old.  More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Mr. President, you are right, she is good looking and no apology is needed

We have often spoken out on the policies and politics of President Barack Obama, more often than not finding ourselves at odds and of opposing views. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-by Kevin Eastwood

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