June 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst Village officials establish community task force to take comprehensive fight against drug abuse by young people

Recognizing that drug and alcohol abuse has taken a tremendous toll on individual lives and families, particularly on the youth, Lindenhurst Village Mayor Tom Brennan announced the establishment of a new task force. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Elementary School students get lesson on literacy and democracy

Babylon Elementary School students have been engaged in a lesson on literacy and democracy this spring as they participated in the Charlotte Award contest. Named for the main character in E.B.  More...

Babylon H.S. honors English students studying personal narratives and memoirs

As part of their curriculum, Babylon High School 10th-grade honors English students have been learning about personal narratives and memoirs throughout this year.  More...

Six Babylon H.S. students win Babylon Covantage EcoTech scholarship contest

During the Town’s annual Earth Day celebration in early May, six Babylon High School students were named winners in this year’s Babylon Covantage EcoTech scholarship contest, sponsored by Covanta Energy. 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, June 8 More...

Boy Scout Troop 179 car wash June 14

Boy Scout Troop 179 of West Islip will hold a car wash Sat., June 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 455 Hunter Ave., West Islip, between Udall Road and Deer Park Avenue/Route 231. A $5 donation is suggested.   More...

US Flotilla Boating Course June 14

America’s Boating Course will be presented by the USCB Auxiliary Flotilla 1-4. It is NASBLA approved and meets all current Federal and State requirements for powerboat and jet-ski (PWC) operation. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK  U.S BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF ABF C 2007- WMC1 TRUST ASSET BACKED FUNDING CORPORATION ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, S More...

Breaking News - 6/18/2014 11:17 AM

West Babylon voters approve 2014-15 school budget - Free Access

West Babylon residents approved their annual school budget on a second vote held last night, 1,432 to 532.   More...

Breaking News - 6/5/2014 11:51 AM

WBSD budget hearing - Free Access

The West Babylon School District will hold a public hearing Tues., June 10 at 7 p.m. More...

West Babylon BOE adopts new budget; second vote set for Tuesday, June 17

During the May 28 public meeting, the Board of Education adopted a revised school budget that is within the district’s allowable tax levy cap of 1.3617 percent and supports instructional programs and services with limited reductions. More...

Officials take part in Annual Memorial Day Parade in West Islip

S.C. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) recently participated in the 60th Annual West Islip Memorial Day Parade sponsored by the West Islip American Post No. 1738. More...

 

People/Social

West Islip business law students discover Foley Square, NYC

West Islip High Schools’s college business law students had the opportunity to discover one of New York’s prominent civic buildings, Foley Square. More...

Babylon pianist wins competition; to perform tonight at Staller Center

The Suffolk Piano Teachers Foundation has finalized the results of its ninth annual piano competition, for which St. Anthony’s High School senior, Grace Cimaszewski from Babylon, was the first place winner of the most advanced division.  More...

NYS Assembly passes Sweeney bill to help veterans

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) announced last week that the Assembly unanimously passed his legislation to allow veterans who wish to obtain a notation indicating their veteran status on their New York State identification to do so free of c More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•I want to send belated happy birthday greetings to Nancy Grange Warren who celebrated her big day on Memorial Day. Congratulations, Nancy! That was some celebration the Village threw in your honor! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

As anticipation mounts about whether California Chrome can capture the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes this Saturday, let’s not forget that August Belmont Sr., patriarch of the prominent Babylon family, is the namesake of both the event and More...

Obituaries

Jane Lewis, lifelong Babylonian and former W. Babylon teacher

Jane “Back” Lewis, née Roberts, a retired West Babylon School teacher and resident of Babylon Village, died April 25, 2014.  More...

Opinion

Share the excitement of the end of yet another school year

fie school year is winding down, youngsters are taking theirfinal tests, graduates are ready to look to the future, whether it is heading off to college or to a new job, and summer is on its way.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Writer remembers D-Day and those who fought

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  As news headlines report the Veteran’s Affairs scandal, we remember the veterans from World War II.  On this 70th anniversary of D-Day June 6, 1944, when the allied invasion of military troops began in the early morning More...













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