April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend Events:

Friday, April 4   •The Friends of the West Islip Public Library annual Spring Book Fair 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon’s John F. Kennedy Elementary students receive Awards of Merit

West Babylon’s John F. Kennedy Elementary School students Jaimee Starzee and Amelia Vercelletto received Awards of Merit from the New York State PTA for their Reflections entries in dance choreography and photography, respectively. More...

Educating peers on library resources at Babylon Memorial Grade School

Babylon Memorial Grade School fifth- graders helped their thirdgrade peers better understand the nonfictional resources in their school library’s collection by creating informational commercials with the help of school library media specialist More...

West Babylon Junior High School students work on the Butterfly Project

Sixth-grade students Bella Alvino and Jamie Cozzi recently introduced a variation of the Butterfly Project to West Babylon Junior High School students. 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.  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, April 6 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, April 7 More...

Spring Book Fair April 3 and 5

The Friends of the West Islip Public Library annual Spring Book Fair will be held Thurs., April 3, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri., April 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sat., April 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. More...

Brumidi Breakfast with the Easter Bunny April 6

The Ladies Auxiliary of The Constantino Brumidi Lodge #2211 is having its annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Sun., April 6, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. More...

Opinion

Free pre-K is too costly

EDITORIAL

The move by New York State to provide free, full-day pre-K programs is anything but free. It is going to cost New Yorkers $1.5 billion over the next few years, the large majority of which is heading to New York City.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

The myth of inequality ­—

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Throughout history, those seeking to usurp power and subjugate a population have learned that you can get people to agree to almost anything if it’s in the name of equality and fairness.  More...

Common Core forum held; concerns raised

Public school students in grades three through eight are taking the first round of Common Core standardized tests in English Language Arts this week. More...

West Islip Olympian returns from Sochi Winter Olympics

S.C. Treasurer Angie Carpenter was on hand to meet US Olympian Aidan Kelly. Kelly, of West Islip, recently returned from representing the United States in the luge competition at the Sochi Winter Olympics. More...

 

People/Social

Michael Pinnola of NB wins competition

Michael Pinnola of North Babylon was part of a team awarded $1,250 for capturing second place at the annual Whitman Case Competition at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management. More...

Photo

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Babylon Town Board recently honored Mike and Lucy Domingo of Babylon’s Café Il Villagio for serving hot meals to residents without power during More...

Babylon Rotary kicks off dictionary Project

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with Councilman Tom Donnelly for the launch of the Babylon Rotary Club’s Dictionary Project at William E. DeLuca Jr. Elementary School in North Babylon. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Babylon should watch the Miss USA pageant this year with great interest. Miss Florida is Brittany Oldehoff, daughter of the late Greg Oldehoff, Babylon High class of 1966. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

From 1880 to 1904, Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) had a clubhouse and kennels in Babylon on the west side of Southards Pond. More...

Obituaries

Services set for Marge Voorhies of Babylon - Free Access

Margaret Fullerton Voorhies, mother, grandmother, teacher, actress and twin sister, died Wed., March 12. She was 93. More...

Andrew Salvatore Coccari, Babylon resident, college coach, U.S. Navy veteran

Andrew Salvatore Coccari, 89, of Babylon, died peacefully in his sleep on Wed., Feb. 26, 2014. Funeral services and burial were held in his childhood home of Belfast, New York.  Mr. More...

Rodney J. Smith, 5th generation Babylonian, volunteer fireman and U.S. Navy veteran

Rodney J. Smith 83, devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away Feb. 14, 2014. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETINGOF THE DEER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARYTOWN OF BABYLON,SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEWYORK More...













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