August 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sign up for Lindenhurst Snapper Derby Aug. 24

The Rotary Club of Lindenhurst in conjunction with the Village of Lindenhurst, will sponsor the Annual Snapper Derby 2013 at the Lindenhurst Village Marina on Sat., Aug. 24. Registration, which is free-of-charge, is from 8 until 9 a.m. More...

Police seek public's help in apprehending local bank robber

Suffolk County Police detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at a People’s United Bank located inside a supermarket in West Islip. Police gave this account:  More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, August 23 •Jan Wickline and the Amber City Band at the Argyle Park Gazebo, Montauk Highway, Babylon at 8 p.m. In the event of rain the concert will be held at the Babylon H.S. auditorium, 50 Railroad Ave. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Artists have gallery shows; musicians perform concerts; teachers hold science fairs. So how do animal welfare organizations step back to showcase and savor the totality of their efforts? More...

Hot Laps

“The Summer of Preece,” a moniker hung on the 2013 Riverhead Raceway campaign by Track Announcer Bob Finan, continued on August 10, 2013. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, August 25 More...

BBS looking for books for annual Country Fair

The Babylon Beautification Society is looking for donations of books for the Country Fair. Drop off books at the Village Highway Dept. on Carlston Ave., off North Carll Avenue Mon., Aug. 26 through Thurs., Aug. 29 only. More...

POW/MIA Vigil September 6 to 7

A POW/MIA vigil will be held Fri., Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. through Sat., Sept. 7, 8 a.m. at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. There is no fee for attendance at this event.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK  THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE GE-WMC ASSET-BACKED PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-1,  More...

Lindenhurst recognizes Fire Department for its efforts during Hurricane Sandy

At the Lindenhurst Fire Department Meeting Aug. 1, Deputy Mayor Kevin McCaffrey presented Chief Michael McCloud with one of the pins to be given to all the department members who participated in the Sandy response and relief efforts. More...

Owen Johnson and Theresa Santmann honored for a lifetime of service and contribution to Babylon

The Babylon Village Historical Society Cocktail Reception and Fundraiser held Friday, July 12, 2013 at the Village Museum on Main Street paid tribute to former New York State Senator Owen Johnson and philanthropist Theresa Santmann. More...

Robert J. Brady honored for achieving Eagle Scout rank

Babylon Town Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon recently honored Robert J. Brady of Boy Scout Troop 54 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at his Court of Honor Ceremony in Lindenhurst. More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst High School signs Letters of Intent

Congratulations to the Lindenhurst High School athletes who signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the following colleges/universities: Kevin Konarski, swimming, University of Connecticut; Stephanie Kirgan, soft- ball, Mercy College; Lori Micha More...

Beacon Scholars

•The following local residents have received bachelor’s degrees at the May commencement of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York: Steen Logan of Babylon, David Kastner of West Islip and Brittany Trentalange and Jessica Ziegler&n More...

Correction:

A front page story in last week’s edition about a July 8 power outage in Babylon had the incorrect date of that incident in he headline. We apologize for the error.   More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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

Obituaries

Simon Walker Jr., longtime resident of Amityville, Bethel AME Church member, U.S. Airforce veteran

Throughout his life Simon Walker Jr. focused on the importance of strong family values and community service. He and his wife Linda raised three children and Mr. Walker was active in his community of Amityville.  Mr. Walker died July 25, 2013. More...

Opinion

Cuomo plan for shoring up communities is practical governance, not politics

This week, state officials have been meeting with local communities to outline a program to bring federal aid to public projects that will help ensure that the next time a disaster or hurricane like Sandy strikes we will be better prepared.  More...

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Reader calls for accountability for abortion clinics

Dear Editor:  I’m sure many of your readers were as horrified as I was by the revelations that came out of the recent trial of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell.  More than 55 million abortions have taken place in America since More...













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