August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Amanda Vardakas joins H2M

Amanda Vardakas of West Babylon has joined the staff of H2M architects + engineers, supporting the Human Resources department in career development, talent acquisition and policy development. More...

West Babylon Schools sign contracts with administrators, staff

The West Babylon School board settled contracts with several administrators, including Executive Director for Curriculum & Instruction Christine Tona; Director of Facilities Raymond Graziano; Transportation Supervisor Henry Bianco and School Food More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon High School hosts second annual alumni career night

Social studies teachers, Dwayne Farris and Jack Fengler, both NBHS grads, began this event last year to give students the opportunity to speak to professionals in many fields, including architecture, accounting, graphic design, nursing, pharmacology, More...

Bay Shore Art Gallery selects art from students

On June 9, Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon launched the first annual Superintendent’s Art Gallery. More...

Bay Shore students are masters of multiplication

Bay Shore Gardiner Manor School (GMS) fourth graders, along with students from Mr. Lorenz’s class, participated in a Multiplication Bee. The competition, organized by fourth-grade teachers Mrs. Curtis and Mr. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,24 S. Carll Ave.669-1624 •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, August 31 More...

Babylon Beautification Society needs books for Country Fair

If anyone has any books that they wish to donate to the Babylon Beautification Society for the Country Fair, drop them off at the Village Highway Department on Carlston Avenue off North Carll Avenue now through Thurs., Aug. 28 only. More...

Meditation retreat Aug. 30

A meditation retreat entitled Meditation and Ethical Living – Keys to Spiritual Growth will be offered Sat., Aug. 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center, 79 County Line Rd., Amityville. More...

Opinion

Help your local back-to-school program

It’s almost back to school time and parents and students are out purchasing clothes and school supplies. But for some families, this is a strain on an already strained budget and this economy has only made things worse. More...

Silence is golden

A letter from a reader this week raises an issue that concerns many – the use of motorized lawn mowers and leaf blowers throughout our communities. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Babylon officials to Verizon: Where is our FIOS?

Babylon Town and Village officials held a press conference last week calling on Verizon FIOS to provide Internet and cellular service to residents of Babylon Village and the barrier beaches. More...

Lindenhurst proposal calls for senior housing on Smith Street site

A proposal to build a senior citizen complex on a piece of industrially zoned property was presented to the Lindenhurst Village Board in July. Lindenhurst attorney Steve Kretz represented the developer, Robert Curcio. More...

New principal appointed at Lindenhurst High School

The Lindenhurst Union Free School District welcomes Dr. Christopher Gitz as principal of Lindenhurst High School, effective July 1, 2014. More...

 

People/Social

Community shows support for local teen at Kayla’s Country Fest

Recently, Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez were in attendance for Kayla’s Country Fest – a fundraiser to benefit Kayla Vinciguerra, a local 17-year-old girl battling a variance of Dandy Walker Synd More...

Leg. Barraga meets with LIAAC Community Outreach

Recently, S.C. Leg. Thomas Barraga (R- West Islip) met with the Long Island Association for Aids Care Education Coordinator Karen Beck and the Director of Mobile Outreach Michele Keogh to discuss the organizations outreach services. More...

Rachel Korba and Elliot Smith recognized as student essay contest winners

S.C. Leg. Presiding Officer Du- Wayne Gregory and Leg. Lou D’Amaro recognized the winners of the African American History Month middle school student essay competition highlighting the inventions of African Americans. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

On and off the track, it was a busy evening at Riverhead Raceway on Aug. 16, 2014. More...

Pets. Pets, Pets

Last week “Inky,” an indoor cat, went missing while his Levittown family was out of state on vacation and relatives were pet-sitting. More...

Babylon News & Muse

When exciting things in the area are slow, most of us can always turn to the weather to discuss. The rainstorm two weeks ago certainly caused excitement and some heartache, too. More...

Obituaries

Captain Thomas E. Henry, veteran, seaman, former Babylonian

Captain Thomas E. Henry, who was born and raised in Babylon, spent his adult life on the sea as an officer with the U.S. Merchant Marines, captain, instructor and author. “He loved the sea,” said his wife Barbara. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURT:SUFFOLK COUNTYNATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC; Plaintiff(s)vs. More...

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