December 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon H.S. DECA club works to become emerging leaders

Throughout the school year, the members of the Babylon High School DECA club work to become emerging leaders and entrepreneurs, and also devote time to philanthropic causes.  More...

Farmingdale School audit accepted by board; no irregularities found

The Farmingdale School District accepted its independent auditor’s report, which showed that, among other things, the district had a positive change in fund balance in the General Fund with revenues exceeding expenditures in the amount of $1.53 More...

New Year’s at Brumidi Lodge

Celebrate New Year’s Eve, Tues., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Son’s of Italy Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. Enjoy a full sit-down dinner with choice of entree, champagne toast, open bar, DJ and dancing. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, December 20   •North Babylon Youth Center Chinese Auction at 6 p.m. the youth center is located at 213 Phelps Lane., North Babylon. Admission is $5 and includes 25 tickets. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon recognizes AP scholars

The College Board has recognized 30 current students and 30 graduates of West Babylon Senior High School who have earned AP Scholar Awards for their notable success on Advanced Placement exams. More...

Babylon Jr.-Sr. HS conducting research in State-of-the-Art Center

Inspired student-researchers at Babylon Junior-Senior High School have been conducting authentic research in a state-of-the-art facility this school year, due in large part to a generous donation made by resident Theresa Patnode Santmann.  More...

NB student-musicians recognized for state honors

Three students at North Babylon High School have been selected for participation in the New York State School Music Association All-State Music Festival based upon their performance at last year’s NYSSMA Solo Festival.  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.  Deer Park Library,  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, December 22 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, December 23 More...

Babylon Village Heritage Conservancy provided walking tour guides

The Babylon Village Heritage Conservancy aims to protect, preserve and enhance the heritage and character of Babylon Village. This is a totally separate organization from the Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society.  More...

Lindenhurst Rotary Club coat drive thru January 30

The Rotary Club of Lindenhurst is asking for donations of gently used coats, gloves and scarves to benefit those who might otherwise be cold this winter. Coats are being collected through Jan. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, 3476 Stateview Boulevard, Ft. More...

Barraga announces results of traffic crackdown in West Islip

Between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30, 2013, Suffolk County Police issued a total of 376 traffic tickets to drivers along Higbie Lane from Montauk Highway through Udall Road to Sunrise Highway. More...

BSD residents pass bond by slim margin

The Babylon School District’s $26.6 million capital bond referendum was narrowly approved by residents on Tues., Dec. 10. More...

Preziosi elected commissioner in WB Fire District; other results

On Dec. 10, local fire districts held elections for openings on their Board of Fire Commissioners. More...

Babylon Town tax receiver reminds residents first half taxes due by Friday, January 10

Babylon Town Tax Receiver Corinne DiSomma stated that 2013/2014 first-half taxes are due and payable in her office at 200 East Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst on or before Fri., Jan. 10, 2014. Full payments will also be accepted at this time. More...

Islip Town Zoning Board hearing tonight for LaGrange property

A proposal for the La Grange property at Montauk Highway and Higbie Lane has been approved by the Islip Town Planning Board. The project now goes before the Islip Zoning Board of Appeals tonight, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. for rezoning.  More...

 

People/Social

Alycia Zawol clocks in 1,600 hours of clinical pastoral education

West Islip’s Our Lady of Consolation’s employee Alycia Zawol, RN, has successfully completed 1,600 hours of clinical pastoral education to become a board certified chaplain.  More...

Justine Gallo honored at Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Boy Scout Troop #86 in Deer Park held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at the Deer Park Fire Department, Sat., May 25. Honored was Eagle Scout Justin T. Gallo by the troop, local politicians and many community organizations.  More...

Babylon residents promoted in Army National Guard

Major General Patrick A. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Well, I managed to do it again. I keep promising not to miss columns and then something comes up…or in this case, came down!  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

How many cats can brag that their face and whiskers have graced the huge NASDAQ marquee in Times Square? How many kitties can say they were invited to the stock market closing bell? More...

Obituaries

Sister Virginia Maguire, O.P., of Amityville, taught in Farmingdale and Brentwood

Sister Virginia Maguire of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, died Dec. 5, 2013. She was 71 years old and had served for 53 years.  More...

Opinion

Some non-Christmas things that need your attention

We know it is a very busy time of the year and that it is easy to forget to do things, even important things. So we want to remind residents about two very important items that need your attention now.  More...

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GUEST EDITORIAL: The invisible casualities of a flawed tax proposal

Regrettably, New Yorkers are no strangers to extraordinary taxes. Legislators at all echelons of our state and local governments routinely escalate current levies and construct new ones to fill budget gaps or finance new spending programs.  More...













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