December 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bellone taps Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino for LI Planning Council

Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino has been tapped for a seat on the Long Island Regional Planning Council (LIRPC). He was selected by Suffolk County Exec. Steve Bellone.  More...

Youth charged in knockout assaults in Babylon Town

A 20-year-old North Amityville man will face charges of attacking at least seven men in “knockout-style” assaults. Two of the victims were men over the age of 65. More...

West Islip community hosts annual Festival of Lights ceremonies

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Schools/Sports

West Islip Robotics Team takes 1st place at competition

On Nov. 16, the West Islip Robotics Team # 871 took first place at the Half Hollow Hills Invitational robotics tournament. More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School students participate in Pinwheels for Peace

Imagining a world where peace is more than a thought, Babylon Memorial Grade School students joined millions worldwide in participating in this September’s Pinwheels for Peace project, an international art and literacy endeavor. More...

Babylon announces this years AP scholars

The Babylon School District is pleased to announce that 15 seniors and 19 graduates from the Class of 2013 have been designated as Advanced Placement scholars. 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 29 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, December 30 More...

Volunteers needed to visit the blind

The Suffolk County Office of Helen Keller Services for the Blind is seeking volunteers for the Suffolk County area to spend one to two hours per week visiting blind or legally blind elderly adults who are homebound. More...

Babylon Town tax receiver reminds residents first half taxes due Jan. 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...

Opinion

The women behind the Three Wise Men

EDITORIAL

I often wondered what the wives of the Three Wise Men thought when they decided to make the long trip to see the New Born King. More...

Obamacare demands more of America’s legal citizens than non-citizens

This statement was made by actor, speechwriter, author and all-around unique thinker Ben Stein and was forwarded to us by one of our readers. More...

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Two North Babylon youths arrested for robbery in Massapequa Park - Free Access

Nassau County Police arrested two men, charging them with a robbery that occurred in Massapequa Park, Sun., Dec. 8. Dec. More...

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"Sweetheart Scammer" charged with bilking NB man of thousands of dollars

A woman believed to be a member of a “Travelers” group based in Maryland will be arraigned today in Central Islip on criminal charges alleging she stole approximately $500,000 from an elderly North Babylon resident, Suffolk County Distric More...

Case against former ASD principal closed but at high cost to taxpayers

The district proved by a “preponderance of the evidence that just cause existed” to fire former Amityville School District Principal Stacey K. Fischer, according to a copy of the hearing officer’s report filed in July 2013. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, December 27   •Kwanzaa Celebration 6:30 at the Half Hollow Library, 631-498-1229. Join us for an evening of poetry, theatrical skits, storytelling, essays and dance.  Saturday, December 28   More...

 

People/Social

Boulton family honored by Bay Shore Board of Education for 9/11 Memorial Garden donation

Bay Shore residents and philanthropists Frank and Karen Boulton have long been committed to helping to develop and nurture the Bay Shore community, often through their support of the arts and student activities. More...

Corner of Green Ave. and South Saxon Ave. Bay Shore dedicated to Det. Patrick Rafferty

Local officials and representatives from the New York City Police Department recently gathered at the corner of Green Avenue and South Saxon Avenue in Bay Shore to dedicate a portion of roadway in honor of Detective Patrick Rafferty, who was killed i More...

Reverend Roy Kirton speaks at of Christian Life Center

The dedication of a new building for the Christian Life Center at 450 Bayview Ave., Amityville was held Sept. 9. The Life Center is located in the buildingEngagementformerly ownedCity: by Jehovah’s Witnesses.Media: More...

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Babylon News & Muse

The Village was thronged with Santas and elves this past Saturday. The event seemed to start peacefully enough, in the early afternoon. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Home 4 the Holidays,” now in its 15th year, is the biggest pet adoption drive in the world. More...

Obituaries

Virginia R. Chebuske, Amityville resident, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church member and member of Order of Eastern Star

Virginia (Ginny) R. Chebuske, a lifetime resident of Amityville, died Sept. 9, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, LI. She was 76 years old.  More...

Thomas E. O’Brien, Copiague resident, Amityville HS graduate, veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star

Thomas E. O’Brien, a long-time resident of Copiague, died Nov. 19, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Utica, New York. He was 88 years old.  More...

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













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