October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindy residents air concerns about car break-ins

Daniel Street Civic Association President John Lisi expressed concern over the number of burglaries in Lindenhurst at the Village Board meeting two weeks ago.  More...

Farmingdale Schools set tax levy; outline position on state testing

Farmingdale School Superintendent of Business and Administration Paul Defindini announced the district’s final tax levy numbers at the board of education meeting Sept. 18.  More...

Councilwoman Gordon honored as “Woman of Distinction” by NYS Senate

Babylon Town Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon was recently presented with a plaque from State Sen. Charles Fuschillo to commemorate her being named a Woman of Distinction by the New York State Senate. More...

Weekend Events:

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Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon Marion G. Vedder Elementary School enjoys Field Day

Wearing red, white and blue shirts with the words Run, Sun, Fun written across the front, the students at North Babylon’s Marion G. Vedder Elementary School participated in the annual Field Day competition. More...

A musical idol in Babylon

Babylon Memorial Grade School student Aubrey Alvino has been selected as one of six individuals to perform the national anthem before a Long Island Ducks game during the 2013 season. Aubrey will make her debut during the team’s game on Sept. More...

Moving up to the grade school in Babylon District

Marveling at their collective accomplishments and how much they had achieved since beginning their journey in the Babylon School District three years ago, Babylon Elementary School Principal Dana Basile congratulated this year’s second-grade st More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Free Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p 3.m. No appt. needed. •Project Hope Information table: Tues., Oct. 22, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

FSD begins nomination process for FHS 2014 Wall of Fame; applications due Jan. 6

The Farmingdale School District recently announced nominations for the Farmingdale High School’s 2014 Wall of Fame Induction Class are now being accepted. More...

Babylon American Legion hosting Oktoberfest Saturday

The Babylon American Legion is having an Oktoberfest/Pig Roast, Sat., Oct. 12, 1 to 6 p.m. at the Post, 22 Grove Pl, Babylon Village. More...

Sen. Fuschillo invites residents to view online exhibit celebrating Latino artists

Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is inviting residents to view an online exhibit celebrating the contributions of Latino artists to the arts and culture of New York State as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.  More...

Opinion

King’s stand: tough but right

EDITORIAL

The childish tantrums in Washington are a clear reflection on the abysmal lack of leadership on both sides of the aisle, and a failure of those elected to serve to recognize their responsibilities to the American people.  More...

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Guns and domestic violence: a lethal mix

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The Supreme Court has now agreed to hear a case involving whether persons convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors should be prohibited from possessing guns. More...

Breaking News - 10/12/2013 9:29 AM

Man robs Deer Park Bank - Free Access

Sat., Oct. 12: Suffolk County Police are asking the public for assisting in apprehending a subject who robbed a bank in Deer Park yesterday. More...

Meeting Notice for Babylon School residents - Free Access

Facilities updates on tap

The Babylon School District's Board of Education will host an informative workshop on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Bellone budget calls for no tax increase; makes structural changes to reduce deficit

The County’s proposed $2.75 billion budget, which would cut spending to below the 2012 levels, freeze the tax rate and reduce the County’s deficit from $156.6 million to $14.25 million at year’s end, was released last week by S.C. More...

Lindenhurst makes improvements at Rainbow Center

The Village of Lindenhurst is currently working on improving the Lindenhurst Rainbow Community Center along 34th Street with new sidewalks, curbs and walkways into the building.  Trustee Maryann Weckerle said, “ The improvement to the side More...

Dahlia Society show and competition Oct. 12 & 13

The Long Island Dahlia Society will host a fall dahlia show and photographic competition, Sat., Oct. 12, 1 to 4:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Carriage House at Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Montauk Highway, East Islip. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon H.S. senior earns musical honor

Babylon High School senior and musician Matt Taggart has been selected as an alternate for the All-State Music Festival at this year’s New York State School Music Association Winter Conference. More...

Visitors, vendors enjoy Country Fair

by Rose Welden and Carolyn James  “This is not only a fun fair to attend because of all the entertainment and rides but also because there is something new every year; I start my Christmas shopping here.”  More...

Volunteers plant beach grass and clean up debris at Robert Moses State Park

N.Y.S. Senator Phil Boyle sponsored a beach grass planting event at Robert Moses State Park on May 4. Nearly 50 local volunteers participated in the effort to restore some of the damage left behind after Superstorm Sandy.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Happy birthday to Georgia Westcott, who celebrates her birthday on the 12th! Georgia is one of the busiest realtors in the area and is very active with several local community service organizations. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Belmont Park. The Belmont Stakes. Man O’War. Most folks associate the August Belmonts of North Babylon with horses and racing. However, the Belmont clan was quite influential in the dog world too. More...

Obituaries

Linda Hart, Breast Cancer activist and subject of award-winning documentary on breast cancer

An award-winning documentary recounting the struggle of women with cancer, including Massapequa’s Linda Hart, will be aired by HBO Mon., Oct. 14 at 9 p.m. More...

Services Saturday for Lt. Steve Wilomovsky, 20-year veteran of SCPD

Religious services will be held for Lt. Steve Wilomovsky, an officer with the Suffolk County Police Department for 20 years, and a longtime resident of Lindenhurst. They will be held at Grace Methodist Church, 515 S. More...













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