February 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon School Board delves into security procedures

As the West Babylon School board and administrators continue to investigate and monitor its security systems throughout the district, one resident raised an issue at the board meeting Jan. More...

We ekend Events:

Friday, February 14   • Brumidi Valentine dance in honor of queen Alyssa from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Local athlete makes good: Aidan Kelly of West Islip represents Long Island and U.S. at Olympic Games

Sacrificing the normal teenage joys of family, friends and the familiar (namely, his hometown of West Islip, Long Island) four years ago, Aidan Kelly left everything and everyone behind to begin training with the U.S. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

We recently passed the 50th anniversary of the worst tragedy in Babylon in my lifetime. Five young sisters, crossing the ice on Argyle Lake, fell through. Only one, the oldest, was able to be saved. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: The following “Pets” first published on 8/1/13 will be receiving the American Kennel Club S.T.A.R. Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Award at the annual Dog Writers Association of America banquet in NYC on Feb. 9. More...

Obituaries

Amityville School Superintendent John R. Williams, at 68

In February 2008, interim Superintendent John Williams, Ed.D., was appointed superintendent of the Amityville School District. He replaced Dr. Brian Desorbe.  More...

Opinion

Don’t miss deadline for STAR exemption

EDITORIAL

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers have not yet filed for the Basic STAR exemption on their homes, and risk losing hundreds of dollars in the process.  For years, the Basic STAR savings was passed along to property owners without requiring the More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Creating a new symbol of love over the years

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

More than a year after Hurricane Sandy hit, we still had boxes of books to unpack. This was the last task we had left to do to get our home back to normal. More...

Breaking News - 2/19/2014 1:33 PM

WB School Superintendent to retire January 2015

Board to discuss his replacement

West Babylon School Superintendent Anthony Caccioli announced that he is retiring as of January 2015. He made the announcement at the school board meeting Feb. 10, and received thanks and congratulations from the school board and others. More...

Babylon Village expected to pass tax cap measure; budget hearing set April

The Babylon Village Board will hold a public hearing on a proposed budget for 2014-15 on Mon., April 7. The hearing begins at 7 p.m.  More...

Town asked to postpone hearing on N. Amity development

After failing to get a court-ordered stay on a public hearing scheduled by the Babylon Town Board on Feb. 4, Summit Real Estate Development Corp. of Manhattan asked the Town to postpone the hearing until its representative, Jim Kaplan, could attend. More...

CPR/AED training given to Town employees

Alexis Weik, Town of Islip receiver of taxes, along with her entire staff were recently recertified in CPR/AED training by Town of Islip Safety Office’s instructor Peter Martin. More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

Lindenhurst resident Kyle Beck, who attends Copiague Schools and is a member of Copiague Troop 284, recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout. More...

Annual PAWS Gala March 14

PAWS (Partners Advancing West Islip Students),  West Islip’s Education  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.  •Zumba P.M.: Thursdays, Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 13, 7-8 p.m. Exercise to a Latin Beat. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

SUNDAY, February 16 •Community Dinner Meal Served: 4 p.m., Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 109 Udall Rd., W. Islip. For info., call 631-661-6740. TUESDAY, February 18 More...

Township Theatre Group presenting Breaking Up Is Hard to Do performances starting March 1

Township Theatre Group presents the energetic musical Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Featuring the Songs Neil Sedaka. More...

BACCA presents Maria LaPlaca Bohrer’s story March 2

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) and Blue Marlin Publications present a program featuring Maria LaPlaca Bohrer who will read and sign her book, Sophia’s Stoop Story: 18th Street, Brooklyn. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK  F V-I, INC. Plaintiff(s), Against   More...













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