June 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon voters approve school budget

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

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Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. students Save the Beaches during this year’s spring cleanup and beach grass planting program

Babylon High School students worked to beautify their neighboring beaches by taking part in this year’s Save the Beaches spring cleanup and beach grass planting program. More...

And the winners are...

The winner of the 2014 Mayor E. Donald Conroy Scholarship Award is RoseAnn Bencivenga, a senior at Babylon High School. More...

Babylon Memorial students learn about WWI and WWII

Babylon Memorial Grade School sixth-grade students in Rick Punzone’s class had the chance to expand their understanding of WWI and WWII through a multi-disciplinary learning project. More...

Library

Library News

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Free Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed. •Name That Tune Trivia: Mon., June 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. A fun-filled evening with prizes. Registration underway. More...

Events & Bulletin

Food pantry donations needed

American Legion Post 94 is reminding everyone that local food pantries need donations. You can drop off donations at the American Legion Post 94, 22 Grove Pl., Babylon If you have any questions, call Barbara 631-478-2480.   More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, June 29 More...

TOB announces Summer 2014 Outdoor Movie Series

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer announced the lineup for the Summer 2014 Outdoor Movie Series. Attendees will be admitted free of charge to enjoy the following 2014 summer movies calendar outdoors on the Babylon Town Hall Lawn, 200 E. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation Lindenhurst Villas, LLC filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) 4/9/14. More...

Babylon puts out bids; pool set to open Friday

The Babylon Village Board authorized the publication of two bids, one for the replacement of the pier at Shore Road and the other for the reconstruction of the Village’s tennis courts, at its regular meeting June 10.  More...

NB superintendent announces retirement; Trustee Barbara Leun bids her farewells

In a surprise move, North Babylon School Superintendent Patricia Godek announced her retirement, effective Jan. 1, 2015. More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, June 27   •Banjo Society meeting 8 p.m. VFW Hall 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. Listen, sing and dance to banjo music. Beginners advanced and professionals are invited to play along. For info., call 516-889-2184.  More...

 

People/Social

West Babylon JFK students receive Zone Awards

Kaitlyn Russell and Russell Brueckner, students at the West Babylon JFK Elementary School, were recognized by the The New York State Association for Health and Physical Education at Zone Awards ceremonies held at Longwood High School May 7.  More...

Wyandanch JROTC takes part in Global Youth Service Day

Members of Wyandanch High School’s Junior ROTC (Reserve Officer’s Training Corps.) program recently conducted a clean-up of George Sims Veterans Memorial Plaza in Wyandanch as part of Global Youth Service Day. More...

County holds D-Day ceremonies

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

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Do you want sardines or pink salmon for breakfast?”  Thus was the menu query when baiting humane traps to get the Mama cat and three kittens residing in the 95-yearold man’s shed. More...

Hot Laps

In sports, it is said that when you don’t see the officials that is a sign of competitive balance. In Riverhead Raceway action on June 14, 2014, there was a little of both.  More...

Obituaries

Dominick Thomas Giarratano, Lindenhurst and Copiague pharmacy owner, Army veteran

Dominick Thomas Giarratano, who lived in Massapequa and owned and operated pharmacies in Lindenhurst and Copiague, died May 27, 2014.  Mr. Giarratano was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Elmont High School. More...

Opinion

If Sandy taught us anything, it is the importance of being prepared; let’s do it!

GUEST EDITORIAL

Superstorm Sandy brought fear into our homes and hearts. Some Long Islanders, as well as others, are still suffering from the effects of Sandy and other recent natural disasters. Fear can be used as a positive tool at times, however.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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