May 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon's Memorial Day Parade Monday

The American Legion Babylon Post 94 is hosting the annual Memorial Day Parade Mon., May 27. Dignitaries will include Congressman Peter King, Town Supervisor Richard Shaffer, Mayor Ralph Scordino, S.C. Leg. Wayne Horsley, NY State Sen. Phil Boyle. More...

Alexis Warren and Luke Cawley of Lindenhurst recognized

Lindenhurst Middle School's eighthgrader Alexis Warren and sixth-grader Luke Cawley plan to work on two projects to improve the environment. More...

BTA hosting annual scholarship dinner June 4th

Members of the Babylon community have been checking their mail to see whether their junior or senior high students have received invitations to the Babylon Teachers Association Scholastic Awards Dessert Buffet.  More...

Officials install new traffic light at “dangerous” West Islip intersection

New York State Senator Phil Boyle recently announced the installation of a new traffic light at the intersection of Barberry Road and Montauk Highway in West Islip. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Young composers create original pieces at Woodhull Elementary

Fire Island’s Woodhull Elementary School’s third- through sixth-grade students learned about music on a new, deeper level this winter as they worked to write their own original pieces. More...

First-grade students at Woods Road Elementary write to President Obama

Following their English language arts unit on writing persuasive and informative letters, the first-graders in Karen Bender’s class at North Babylon’s Woods Road Elementary School wrote individual letters to President Barack Obama.  More...

Forest Ave. Elementary School in WB welcomes NYC firefighter

On March 7, kindergarten students of Forest Avenue Elementary School in the West Babylon Union Free School District were visited by New York City Firefighter Robert Stuart.  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.  •Yogalates: Wednesdays, May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 10-11 a.m. $20 fee.  More...

Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library offers downloadable music from its website

The Bay Shore – Brightwaters Public Library has joined Library Ideas™, a worldwide network of public library websites that offer access to over three million songs including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.  More...

Obituaries

Frank Pokorney, Babylon resident, South Bay Inn owner

Frank Pokorney, a lifelong resident of Babylon, died May 16, 2013. He was 93 years old.  Mr. Pokorney was the owner of South Bay Inn in West Islip for 40 years.  He attended St. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

The legacy today’s graduates inherit

This month across the country we celebrate and commemorate two events, graduations and Memorial Day. One prompts us to look to the future, while the other at the past.  More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The bravery of four chaplains

On Feb. 3, 1943, the United States Army Transport Dorchester – a converted luxury liner – was crossing the North Atlantic, transporting more than 900 troops to an American base in Greenland.  More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2013 12:35 PM

BABYLON MEMORIAL DAY PARADE - Free Access

Hundreds of Babylonians and their families lined the streets for the annual Memorial Day parade today, sponsored by the Village of Babylon and American Legion Post 94, which sponsored a hot-dog luncheon following the parade. More...

WE REMEMBER - Free Access

The Babylon Town 9/11 Memorial at Cedar Beach, Babylon, where the 9/11 families commemorated this year’s Memorial Day to honor Americans who died in the service of their country.  Photo by Ralph Ascoli More...

Memorial Day Air Show at Jones Beach

Two North Babylon residents have roles in the Memorial Day Air Show events at Jones Beach this weekend. For info., go to jonesbeachairshow.com.  More...

WI Sup't reflects on his retirement; his successor reflects on her new post

Mr. Simon, the superintendent of the West Islip School District, will be leaving the school district in October. Bernadette Burns, the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, has been chosen as Mr. More...

Babylon resident in training for the Spartan Death Race

If you live in Babylon, perhaps you have seen Justin Deiter walking around the Village with a 50-pound backpack while carrying a 20-pound kettlebell doing “burpees” on the sidewalk. More...

Dedication at Tanner Park in memory of Pat Kaphan, Town Babylon employee

Pat Kaphan was a woman who believed that it was important to do something good every day. She passed that philosophy on to her children through word and by example as a volunteer with the Babylon Democratic Party and an advocate for senior citizens. More...

 

People/Social

Barraga congratulates new president of Marconi Lodge Joe Franzone

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) recently congratulated Joe Franzone, the newly elected president of the Guglielmo Marconi Lodge No. 2232, in the hamlet of Islip. More...

Babylon Methodist Nursery School blocks out hunger

The students at the Babylon United Methodist Church Nursery School participated in Block Day on March 13-14. More...

W.I. student wins first place in Earth Day contest

West Islip’s Udall Road Middle School eighth-grader, Julie K. was awarded first place in the Town of Islip Earth Day Poster Contest. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Sunday was an exceptionally busy day, in spite of the gloomy weather. First I attended the Babylon Historical Society’s “Ole' Times Day.” Dr. Rich Hess presented the 100-yearold history of St. More...

Pets pets pets

Nice news! Shelter dogs and cats are now Colorado’s official state pet. Last week Governor John Hickenlooper, accompanied by his own shelter rescue dog, Sky, signed the bill into law at Denver’s shelter. More...

Events & Bulletin

Meridian Triangle Chinese auction May 29

The Meridian Triangle #71 will hold a Chinese auction, Wed., May 29 at the Meridian Masonic Temple, 592 Main St., Islip at Willow St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the drawing starts promptly at 7:30 p.m. The donation is $6 and includes 25 tickets. More...

Edward Peisker V.F.W. Post Memorial Day Parade May 27

The Edward Peisker V.F.W. Post #5348 Memorial Day Parade will begin Mon., May 27, 10 a.m. at Lake Avenue and West 22nd Street, Deer Park. More...

Correction: County Treasurer Angie Carpenter reminds residents of upcoming property tax deadline

Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter wants to remind everyone of the upcoming deadline for payment of property taxes. Taxes are payable to the local receiver of taxes in your Town from Dec. 1 up to and including May 31. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK NEW CENTURY MORTGAGE CORPORATION C/o Litton Loan Servicing 4828 Loop Central Drive Houston, TX 77081 Plaintiff, Against MAE STEPHENS A/K/A MAE WAINWRIGHT, MICHAEL More...

Public Notices -

SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Plaintiff against GINTARAS PETRAVICIUS, Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on September 13, 2012. I, the undersi More...













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