April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Islip officials attend Sustainability Conference

Islip Town Clerk Olga Murray recently attended the 8th Annual Sustainability Conference, which was hosted by the nonprofit Sustainable Long Island. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

WIHS holds ASL Idol fundraiser competition

American Sign Language Dual Credit Adelphi College course offered at West Islip High School held its fourth annual ASL Idol in March. More...

Babylon Elementary School students celebrate 100 days of school

Babylon Elementary School students celebrated the first 100 days of school through a series of fun and creative activities. More...

Touring Theatre visits Manetuck Elementary

Child’s Play Touring Theatre visited Manetuck Elementary School, West Islip, Fri., March 14, to act out/perform authentic stories written and submitted by three students in grades one, four and five. 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, April 20 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, April 21 More...

Macaronic Kid Egg Hunt April 19

The first annual Farmingdale Macaronic Kid Egg Hunt will be held Sat., April 19, 11 a.m., rain or shine. Ages from birth to two years old will begin at 11:15 a.m. and for ages three to eight begins at 11:30 a.m. More...

Catholic Daughter of the Americas annual fundraiser Til Death Do Us Part April 26

Court Bishop McDonnell 1403, Catholic Daughter of the Americas, presents their annual fundraiser, “Til Death Do Us Part, late night catechism 3. The event will be held on Sat., April 26, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) in the Msgr. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice is hereby given thata license, number pendingfor Restaurant Wine & Beerhas been applied for by theundersigned to sell Restaurant Wine & Beer at retailin a restaurant under theAlcoholic Beverage ControlLaw at:Mia Charlie, LLC125 W Monta More...

Public pleads with WBSD to pierce tax cap and restore programs

West Babylon School District residents pleaded with the school board last week asking that they vote to pierce the New York State tax cap and restore most of the educational, athletic and art programs that had been slated for elimination. More...

Babylon Village passes budget for coming year; tax rate to increase by 69 cents

The Village of Babylon approved a $9.3 million budget last week that increases spending by approximately $470,000. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, April 18 •St. Martin of Tours Amityville morning prayer at 8:30 a.m., 30 Union Ave., Amityville, N.Y., 631-532-5220. •First United Methodist Church Good Friday Service at 7:30 p.m., 25 Broadway Amityville, N.Y. 631-264- 0152. More...

 

People/Social

NB native and educator Nick Ambrosino authors book

Nick Ambrosino, a 1981 North Babylon High School graduate has published his first book, Coffee With Ray. Nick is a 27-year veteran music educator and life coach presently living in Nesconset, New York. More...

West Islip student nominated to U.S. Naval Academy

West Islip student JP Pfingst received a nomination to the United States Naval Academy from Congressman Pete King at his Massapequa Park office Jan. 21. Pfingst is a senior at Chaminade High School. More...

Local libraries get big okay on budgets from voters

West Islip residents approved the 2014-2015 library budget in a vote held at the library on Tuesday, April 8. The $3, 677,795 operating budget was approved 301 to 70. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Ticks. They’re back! Actually they never really left. The heinous hitchhikers are always lurking. 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...

Obituaries

Ann Marie Walsh, former Babylon resident, Long Island Yacht Club member, athlete

Ann Marie (Roesch) Walsh, of Melbourne, Florida, formerly of Babylon, died Thurs., March 27, 2014. She was 86 years old. Ann was the beloved daughter of Olympic speed skater Andrew J. More...

Opinion

Bellone’s right, LI needs transportation overhaul

EDITORIAL

Recently, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has been going around the County talking up a plan to help bring the County closer. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Election 2014: The war of words is just beginning

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

We saw quite a bit of showboating this week as the gender pay gap issue was thrust into the news. Both Democrats and Republicans continue shooting each other in the foot; nothing fatal yet. More...













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