May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Town sets hearing on stiffer anti-graffiti law

A public hearing to consider a change in the Town of Babylon’s anti-graffiti legislation will be held Mon., June 9. More...

SCWA works to install 6,000 feet of new water main in Babylon Village

The Suffolk County Water Authority last week began work on a major water main replacement on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Village that will bring improved reliability, water pressure and fire protection to the downtown area.  More...

West Islip Schools wrestle with declining enrollment figures for coming year

West Islip Superintendent of Schools Bernadette Burns announced during a recent Board of Education meeting that the district expects to see a significant reduction in the number of students entering the district in the upcoming school year. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Gilgo Beach student receives Claire O’Neill Imbornoni Award from Holy Trinity H.S.

Isabella Mazza of West Gilgo Beach received the Claire O’Neill Imbornoni Award for Scholarship in the Sciences from Holy Trinity High School. More...

West Babylon Boy Scout Earns Eagle Award

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with Councilman Tom Donnelly and Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey to congratulate Justin Hyner of West Babylon for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in the Boy Scouts o More...

Deer Park Falconettes kickline team wins First Place Champions in Florida

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman Tom Donnelly, Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon, Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma and Town Clerk Carol Quirk to recognize the Deer Park Falconettes k 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 appointment 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, June 1 More...

St. Joseph Thrift Shop tag sale June 7

On Sat., June 7, 9 to 3 p.m., St. Joseph Thrift Shop will be holding a tag sale in the gym, 39 North Carll Ave., Babylon. The sale will include kitchenware, toys, collectables, pocketbooks, shoes, holidays favorites and more. More...

Woodhull Elementary Spring Thing fundraiser June 8

Fire Island Woodhull Elementary School’s PTA will host a “Spring Thing” fundraiser on Sun., June 8 from 12-4 p.m. at the Bocce Beach Restaurant in Ocean Beach, Fire Island. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of formation of SKY SPORT FIT, LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of the State of New York (SSNY) on 04/17/2014. Office located in Suffolk County. More...

Bellone speaks at D-Day commemoration - Free Access

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone spoke Friday at the Suffolk County Police Department’s commemoration of the 70th anniversary of D-Day. More...

All but one school budget passes locally; West Babylon to hold revote June 17th

Voters in South Shore school districts, from Massapequa to West Islip, approved their annual school budgets with one exception, West Babylon. More...

Babylon Village works out agreement with school district for use of fields that are owned by the Village

An agreement between the Babylon School District and the Village of Babylon will formalize the district’s ongoing use of a portion of the athletic field owned for decades by the Village.  More...

Lindenhurst named Tree City USA for its 30-year commitment to Green Communities

The Village of Lindenhurst was recently recognized as Tree City USA. The Village has received this designation for 30 years, with the exception of last year when the Village was struck with Superstorm Sandy.  More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, May 30 •Friday afternoon games for adults only. Copiague Memorial library, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111. Saturday, May 31 More...

 

People/Social

Six Farmingdale faculty, staff members earn prestigious SUNY chancellor’s awards

Six members of the faculty and staff at Farmingdale State College have been named winners of the State University of New York’s coveted Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, including Jennifer Taleveski of Farmingdale, Howard Gold of Massape More...

Lindenhurst resident wins Student Award at NCC

De'shaun Bayne, a resident of Lindenhurst and a student at Nassau Community College, received the NCC Student Activities Award, presented by the Student Activities Staff. More...

Lindy's Shore Road Park to reopen

Lindenhurst Mayor Thomas Brennan has announced that the Village of Lindenhurst will be holding a Reopening and Re-dedication Ceremony at Shore Road Park tonight, Thurs., May 29 beginning at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Memorial Day is always special to me and, I think, to most of us. Foremost, it is an occasion to acknowledge the men and women who gave so much to keep us safe. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Bottom line: Don’t feed your pets any treats made in China. Subbottom line: To make matters worse, it remains difficult to know the true source of ingredients for any manufactured pet treat. More...

Hot Laps

While they usually are the last division to compete on the evening, the Figure 8 racers took Center Stage at Riverhead Raceway on May 17, 2014.  More...

Obituaries

Joseph F. Crocitto, Lindenhurst resident, U.S. Army veteran, parishioner at Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Joseph F. Crocitto, a resident of Lindenhurst, died suddenly April 27, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip. He was 83 years old.  More...

Opinion

Americans should stand up and demand better care for its veterans

This week we celebrated Memorial Day, a time to remember and honor those Americans who fought and died for their country. We do this with pride, parades and family gatherings designed to show our respect and our gratitude.  More...

A new role for a familiar face in Amityville Schools

We join the Amityville School District community in welcoming Dr. Mary Kelly as the new superintendent of schools. The school board made an excellent choice. More...

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