April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Shed the meds: New expansion program to collect old and unneeded prescription drugs

S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone was joined by Suffolk and Town officials recently to announce the expansion of a program to collect and dispose of old or unneeded prescription medications to reduce drug abuse and protect the environment.   More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, April 25   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindy Schools celebrate national event to honor female athletes

Lindenhurst Middle School celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day for 130 seventhand eighth-grade female student-athletes. More...

Babylon School students participate in PARP

Babylon Elementary and Memorial Grade School students celebrated literacy through a series of fun and educational activities this March.  More...

Babylon H.S. graduates reunited at game

Erica Zigon, No. 21, and Kristen McGovern, No. 4, of the St. Leo University Lions and Kerry Glenday, No. 16, and Maggie Griffo, No. 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.  •Mystery & Mayhem Book Discussion: Thurs., April 30, 7-8 p.m. Registration underway.  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 27 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, April 28 More...

PO Peter Figoski memorial game May 1

On Thurs., May 1, the Babylon and West Babylon community will host a girls softball game in memory of New York City Police Officer Peter Figoski who was killed in the line of duty Dec. 12, 2011. More...

BVHC meeting Sunday

The final community meeting for the spring/summer season of the Babylon Village Heritage Conversancy (BVHC) will be held Sun., April 27, 3 p.m. at the Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Ave. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Jakes Huntin Hook LLC, a Domestic LLC, Ariticles of Organization filed with the SSNY on 3/10/2014. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Sgt. Hughes comes home to surprise son at school in Deer Park

For Ryan Hughes, a kindergartner at Deer Park’s John Quincy Adams Primary School, the best surprise of all came at the end of a recent school day. More...

Venetian Yacht Club settles earnings case; claims no wrong doing

A class action lawsuit taken out against the Venetian Yacht Club, formerly John Anthony’s on the Water, in Babylon has been settled, with the owners of the popular Babylon Village catering Hall agreeing to pay up to $3.5 million in money allege More...

Good Sam and St. Francis team up to provide extraordinary care

While Americans gained greater awareness of heart disease during Heart Month in February, Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip was focused on aggressively treating it through the new St. More...

 

People/Social

Veronica Zieba of Copiague wins NSHSS award recognizing her courage

“Many people think that because something seems difficult, it is impossible to accomplish. However, to succeed is to be fearless,” said Veronica Zieba.  More...

Digiulio family leads inspiring fight against diabetes

When JoAnn and Paul DiGiulio of North Babylon decided to take part in the 2012 American Diabetes Association Long Island Tour de Cure cycling ride for diabetes, it was because she wanted to give back to the community, and support her boss Peter D&rsq More...

Babylon resident sworn in as Suffolk Community College trustee

Babylon Village resident Gordon Canary was sworn in as a trustee to the Suffolk County Community College Board. He was appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “I am pleased and honored to be part of this board,” said Canary.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” - saying inside a fortune cookie  More...

Hot Laps

It can be said that Riverhead Raceway Late Model driver Kenny Alfano has been on an emotional roller coaster in the last couple of years. He lost wife, Julie Overton, to cancer. More...

Obituaries

Patricia A. Hilbert, local resident and former teacher

Funeral services will be held Fri., April 25 for Patricia A. Hilbert, a longtime resident of Massapequa who had close ties to the Amityville community. She died April 4, 2014 at Apex Rehabilitation Center in Huntington Station. More...

Opinion

Let’s fight another legal assault against our Pledge of Allegiance

A family, which chose to remain anonymous, is suing a school in New Jersey over the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Lesson from a teacher: Often it’s the simple things that matter most

The end of the semester was busy with students complaining about their grades and wanting to know if there was any way they could make up for their lack of diligence during the semester. More...













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