October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

New law to help veterans, NYS Driver’s Licenses to indicate veteran status

The bill Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) authored which requires the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to provide veterans who were honorably discharged with a veteran status notation on their ID card was signed law last year and to More...

Old Lindy movie theater building coming down to make room for CVS

A 1.67-acre parcel on the southeast corner of south Wellwood Avenue and Montauk Highway is scheduled for development. The site currently houses the old Lindenhurst movie theater, and two residential/office buildings to the east.  More...

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People/Social

Brentwood community and leaders celebrate East Brentwood Fire District’s 75th anniversary

S.C. Leg. Rick Montano (D-Brentwood) walked down Fulton Street in Brentwood for the Town of Islip Firemen’s Parade, held Sat., Aug. More...

Theresa Jacobellis promoted at Good Samaritan Hospital

Theresa Jacobellis has been promoted to the position of assistant vice president of development and public affairs for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Jacobellis joined Good Samaritan in May 2012 as director of public and external affairs. More...

West Babylon Alumni Foundation 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

Dr. John Bernardo More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

A “smorgas-dog” of news this week: First the facts behind a fallacy: Does the black spot on a dog’s tongue mean he’s a Chow mix because Chows have a trademark blue/black tongue? Nope. More...

Hot Laps

by Michael Perricone

Here are the 2013 annual Perricone Riverhead Raceway Awards.  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. •Painted Pumpkin Plate: Mon., Oct. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Give school board’s more busing discretion

Laws are designed to ensure and protect the public and to set a standard within a civilized society. Most of the time, they accomplish that. More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The government shutdown and the refuge of the school meal programs

For many kids, school food provides the main source of nutrition they receive on a daily basis. More...

Breaking News - 10/28/2013 11:54 AM

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS - Free Access

Congratulations to the following readers who won four tickets to see Disney On Ice, Let’s Celebrate:Matilda Kozloski, Lighthouse Road, BabylonNicholas Lamitola, North Queens Ave., MassapequaLula Johnson, 19 Autumn Lane, Amityville More...

Crimestoppers alert

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Third Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a man who stole headphones from a Target in Bay Shore.   More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, October 25 •Our Lady of the Assumption fundraiser mystery dinner 7 p.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church Rosary Altar Society, 1 Molloy St., Copiague. For tickets and information, call Terry at 631-789-4632. Reservations are a must. More...

Babylon Football: Panthers defeat Mustangs in Homecoming game

It was a festive afternoon last Saturday at Williams field. Homecoming brought the alumni from afar. The Pep Band was up, the cheerleaders were super throughout the day, various chowders from all sources were at the stand. More...

 

Election

Schaffer and Connors square off for supervisor’s post

Chris Connors knows he is running against a formidable candidate and that winning the election to become the next Babylon Town supervisor is a long shot. More...

McCaffrey and Dolan vie for 14th LD seat

One of Tom Dolan’s earliest memories is of sitting on his father’s shoulders at MacArthur Airport as presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey disembarked from a plane to campaign on Long Island. More...

Stern running unopposed

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern is running unopposed for his fifth term in the 16th district, which includes Centerport, Deer Park, East Northport, Greenlawn, Melville, North Babylon, Dix Hills and Elwood.In a recent interview with the Babylon More...

Schools/Sports

N. Babylon teacher wins $2,000 for his teaching program

For the past 17 years, the ING Unsung Heroes ® program has honored educators across the country who work tirelessly – and often without much recognition – to make a lifelong impact in the classroom for their students.  More...

W. Islip’s Vocal Motion performs at WIBCC’s Pink Flag Ceremony

Each year at this time the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition (WIBCC) presents a program named Pink Flags of October, where hundreds of flags are displayed on the front lawn of Good Samaritan Hospital to commemorate October as Breast Can- cer Awarene More...

N. Babylon schools reopen for the year

On Sept. 3, the seven schools in the North Babylon School District re-opened their doors to begin a new year. Students filled the halls, meeting new teachers, getting accustomed to new buildings. The schools include Belmont, William E. 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, October 27 More...

Pet Safe Coalition gala event October 25

The heroes who helped cats and dogs survive Superstorm Sandy will be honored by Pet Safe Coalition at a gala event, Fri., Oct. More...

Life Center hosting Christmas Sales Oct. 26 and Oct. 27

Two Christmas sales will be held by the Life  Center of Long Island. On sale will be gifts, ornaments, cards and advent calendars. More...

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Public Notices -

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 7th day of November, 2013 at 4:0 More...













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