May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst Village razes condemned home on Hickory Street following long court battle

After a long and difficult legal struggle, the Village of Lindenhurst razed a home at 790 South Hickory Street last week, cleaning up what Village officials described as a serious health hazard. More...

Former theatre group head convicted of possessing child porn

A former director of production for a Lindenhurst community theater group was convicted of possessing child pornography, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon High School students help document migration of alwewives in Carlls River

Mrs. Schappert’s ecology classes from Babylon High School is participating in the first citizen science study of spawning alewives in the Carlls River with the Islipbased Seatuck Environmental Association and the Village of Babylon.  More...

West Islip H.S. artist Patricia Wong is honored at Heckscher Museum

Congratulations to West Islip High School artist, Patricia Wong, who is being honored in the Heckscher Museum’s prestigious annual juried exhibition for high school students: Long Island’s Best! More...

West Islip students volunteer during trip to Antigua, Guatemala

Last June a group of nine students and two teachers from West Islip High School went on a service trip to Antigua, Guatemala. 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

Conklin House annual plant sale set for May 3

The Conklin House will host its annual plant sale, Sat., May 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 180 Deer Park Ave., Babylon Village. For sale will be perennials, annuals, vegetables and herbs. For information, call 631-669-8164.   More...

Class for boaters being held by GSBPS May 8

On Thurs., May 8, 7:30 p.m., Marine Communications Systems will be offered by the Great South Bay Squadron at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Ln., East Islip. The program is for members only. To register, contact Richard A. More...

Just Kids offering scholarships for children in Lindenhurst SD

Just Kids, located at the Kellum Street School, is offering limited scholarships for general education children residing within the Lindenhurst School District to attend their half-day preschool program beginning September 2014. More...

Opinion

When people care for the environment, the environment responds resoundingly

The strength and resiliency of our environment is a source of hope and inspiration. More...

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Babylon School District adopts 2014-15 budget; stays within state cap

At a meeting April 7, 2014, the Babylon School Board adopted a $48,310,474 budget for the 2014-15 school year. The budget does not pierce Babylon’s allowable state-mandated tax cap levy of 1.48 percent. More...

Village, residents wrestle with process to clean up and secure vacant home

A group of residents from Stowe Avenue are asking Babylon Village officials to help them in getting a vacant home on their block cleaned up. It has become an eyesore and with the warmer weather coming, a potential health hazard, they said.  More...

Deer Park School officials defend process on proposed sale of Washington School saying it was open and responsible

At a public meeting of the Deer Park School Board April 8, an updated proposal for the sale and development of the Washington School was presented by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Eva Demyen.  More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, May 2   • Book Sale from 5-9 p.m. Half Hollow Hills library, 55 Vanderbilt kwy., Dix Hills 631-498-1229.  Saturday, May 3   More...

 

People/Social

Former WB resident Constance Costello celebrates her 100th birthday

Constance Camerlengo Costello, a resident at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home in West Islip, celebrated her 100th birthday. Born in New York April 11, 2004, she was one of nine children and grew up in Bethpage.  More...

North Babylon resident promoted

Major General Patrick A. More...

Bay Shore students receive certificate of achievement

The National Achievement Scholarship Program has recognized Deven Hurt and Asia Stewart as finalists from the pool of 1,600 students. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

•While the weather for this week was forecast to be wet, there’s no question that April showers brought us May flowers! The daffodils are out and now the tulips are coming, too! More...

Hot Laps

The first practice probably had less cars than anticipated, but the Easter holiday probably held driver participation and fan attendance down. Those drivers that did attend seemed to have their cars ready for the new season.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Time for the blunt, annual reminder: Heartworm is horrible! Symptoms remain hidden until severe. Treatment is costly and dangerous. More...

Obituaries

William E. Eldard, longtime educator and former resident of Babylon Village

William A. Eldard, a longtime educator and former assistant superintendent of schools in Massapequa, died in Kennebunk, Maine on March 30, 2014. He was 89 years old. More...

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Public Notices -

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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...













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