May 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Good Samartitan Foundation raises money for cardiac services

The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation held another winning, “Night at the Races” event raising more than $65,000 to benefit its cardiac services. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. students compete in DECA State Conference

Babylon High School’s DECA chapter competed in the 54th annual DECA State Career Conference in Rochester, N.Y. this winter and was recognized with several awards. More...

Bay Shore H.S. junior Maya Dixon selected to participate in Girls FLI

Bay Shore High School junior Maya Dixon was selected to participate in Girls- FLI, a young women’s leadership initiative, through the Women’s Fund of Long Island. More...

North Babylon students celebrate Bonnet Day at DeLuca Elementary

For the ninth consecutive year, kindergarten and first-grade students at North Babylon’s William E. DeLuca Jr. Elementary School celebrated spring by showcasing their creativity. 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.  •Fresh Fruit Bouquet: Thurs., May 22, 7-8:30 p.m. Create a bouquet of fresh fruit. 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, May 18 •Village of Babylon Historical & Preservation Society Ole’ Times Day: 2 p.m. at the museum, 117 W. Main St., Babylon. More...

St. Paul’s Reformed Church craft fair/car show May 17

A craft fair/car show will be held Sat., May 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Reformed Church, 158 Phelps Ln., North Babylon. There will be classic cars, vendors, food, raffles, DJ and bake sale. The rain date is Sat., May 24, 10 a.m. More...

American Legion Post 94’s Memorial Day Parade begins Monday, May 26 in Babylon

Assemblyman Joseph S. Saladino will serve as grand marshal of the American Legion Post 94’s Memorial Day Parade. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. Mon., May 26 at the intersection of Foster Blvd. and Deer Park 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...

New pavilion to be named after former Sen. Owen Johnson

Senator was instrumental in development of preserve at Edgewood

A new pavilion at the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)’s Edgewood–Oak Brush Plains Preserve will be named for former Sen. Owen H. Johnson in recognition of his years of work to create, expand and improve the preserve. More...

NB school board approves $133M budget; vote Tuesday

The North Babylon School District unanimously adopted their 2014-15 school year budget with total expenditures in the amount of $133.6, a 1.46 percent increase over the 2013-14 budget. It was adopted April 24.  More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, May 16   •iPad/iPhone iOS Basics from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Brin your iPad or iPhone to this class and learn about gestures, iCloud, WiFi, calendar, contacts, mail, reminders and notes. Leatn about free apps. More...

 

People/Social

Three candidates seek open seat in NB; incumbents Meyerson and Ferguson also running unopposed

The School Board seats for North Babylon School Board Trustees Janet Meyerson, Barbara Ferguson and Barbara Leun seats are up for election this month. Meyerson and Ferguson are running for reelection and face no opposition. More...

Five seeking four seats on Babylon School Board

Voters will head to the polls on Tues., May 20, 2014 to elect four trustees to the Babylon School Board. There are four positions open. More...

BABYLON

The district is proposing a budget of $48.3 million for the coming year, a 1.54 percent increase or $732,662 over the current budget of $47.6 million. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It opened in early April, but May 7 was the official ribbon-cutting at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES), a horse hospital for specialty services and critical care located at the backstretch of historic Belmont Racetrack. More...

Hot Laps

Opening night at Riverhead Raceway seemed like a family affair.  In the Nascar Modifieds, Shawn Solomito won both of the twin 30 features. However Vincent Biondolillo was the first of the clan to shine. In qualifying, he drew the pole. More...

Obituaries

Arthur Cromarty, decorated U.S. WWII veteran, former Town supervisor and S.C. administrative judge, at 94

Flags were flown at half staff at all Suffolk County facilities May 7, 8 and 9 in honor of Judge Arthur Cromarty, one of New York’s longest-sitting administrative Supreme Court justices and namesake of the Arthur M. More...

Opinion

Voting is a civic obligation

EDITORIAL

Next week voters will have an opportunity to cast their votes on local school district budgets for the coming year and to select the individuals who will represent them on the school board. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Decision allowing prayer at municipal meetings is an affront to democracy

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor,  Whether someone or group of people are in a “situation” that they are uncomfortable with or offended by “words,” is not what truly is the problem.  More...













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