January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Town of Babylon announces new yard waste pick-up schedule with 2014 recycling calendar

New system reduces truck miles, increases efficiency, say Town officials

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer would like to remind residents to consult their new 2014 recycling calendars for information on the Town’s new yard waste collection system that will be implemented starting Jan. 2, 2014. More...

Bay Shore and Babylon Rotary Clubs welcome District Governor Gwenn Ramage

In November, the Rotary Club of Bay Shore hosted District Governor Gwenn Ramage, Assistant District Governor Frank Siebert and the Rotary Club of Babylon for a luncheon at Captain Bill’s Restaurant in Bay Shore. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

William Rall Elementary in Lindenhurst welcomes new principal

Farrah McKenna has been appointed principal of William Rall Elementary School by the Lindenhurst School District. McKenna joins Lindenhurst from Public School/Middle School 200 in Flushing, where she served as principal. More...

New Activities for recess fun at Babylon Memorial Grade School

Continuing with its work to teach students about the importance of leading healthy lifestyles, Babylon Memorial Grade School introduced a series of new recess activities and games to students this September.  More...

Our Lady of Lourdes students accepted into Met’s Youth Orchestra Choir

At Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip, three students have recently auditioned and been accepted into the prestigious Metropolitan Youth Orchestra (MYO) Children’s Choir. 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.  •iPads for Seniors: Thurs., Jan. 23, 3:30-5 p.m. Learn how to use your iPad. 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, January 19 •Community Dinner Meal Served: 4 p.m., Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 109 Udall Rd., W. Islip. For info., call 631-661-6740. More...

BaCCA Winter Art Classes begin January 21

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts Winter Art Class Session II schedule is now online at www.babylonarts.org. All classes meet at Babylon Town Hall Annex, Room 15, 281 Phelps Ln., North Babylon. Classes offered include:  More...

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration Jan. 20

A birthday celebration honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held Mon., Jan. 20, 10 a.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 20 Simmons St., Copiague. The theme will be Young Achievers Following the Dream. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

NOTICE OF FORMATION, Nautic Financial Group LLC Filed with Secretary of State New York (SSNY) on 9/26/2012 Office location: Suffolk. SSNY designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail copies of a More...

Breaking News - 1/15/2014 3:30 PM

Leg. Kevin McCaffrey speaks at Babylon Village meet - Free Access

Newly elected S.C. Leg. Kevin McCaffrey attended the Babylon Village Board meeting Tues., Jan. 14, telling the board that he is proud to be serving the community and is looking forward to working with the Village’s elected officials. More...

Lindenhurst School Board hires Intralogic for security upgrades

In a reversal of its decision in December, the Lindenhurst Board of Education voted unanimously last week, as worded in its resolution, “to restore the security guards at the elementary school buildings until all new security equipment is recei More...

Farmingdale School Board continues to review Common Core and testing

Raises lunch prices at MS and HS

Farmingdale School Board Trustee Kathy Lively attended a PTA convention with PTA president Karen Benson and one topic of discussion was standardized testing, an issue that has raised considerable concern and controversy since it was enacted under the More...

Babylon Village floats bond

The Babylon Village Board authorized Mayor Ralph Scordino to take out a $2 million revenue anticipation note at the Village’s December meeting. More...

Weekend Events:

Saturday, January 18   More...

 

People/Social

Senior Alexa Gilberti of St. John the Baptist nominated to attend Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Alexa Gilberti, of East Islip, a senior at St. John the Baptist DHS of West Islip, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC on Feb. 14 to 16. More...

Lindenhurst teacher Diane Pollard receives Heartsaver Hero Award

Lindenhurst High School physical education teacher Diane Pollard was recently selected for the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver Hero Award, given in recognition of her participation in helping to save the life of a high school student.&n More...

Anna DePasquale celebrates 100th birthday

S.C. Treasurer Angie Carpenter recently recognized Anna De- Pasquale, of East Islip, at her 100th birthday celebration. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sensational Babylon Westminster News: On Feb. 12, a 19th century oil painting by J. M. More...

Babylon News & Muse

•What a week! I hope that all of you had a better time of it with the cold and snow than I did! I had the service man from the heating company four times, and the plumber twice. More...

Obituaries

Richard Cronk Sr., Air Force veteran and former Babylon Village and Suffolk County Police Officer

Richard Edward Cronk Sr., a veteran of the United States Air Force and of the Babylon Village and Suffolk County police departments, died Dec. 13, 2013 in Florida. He was 83 years old.  More...

Opinion

We’re fighting to keep police information available to the public

EDITORIAL

Regular readers of the Massapequa Post, Babylon Beacon and Amityville Record may have noticed a reduction in the number of police incidents reported each week in the Police Blotter columns. More...

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The musings of a low-home South Shore dweller

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

As a result of Hurricane Sandy, there are lots of homes still being repaired in my neighborhood, south of Merrick Road in Amityville. More...













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