November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Michael Venditto and Republicans win big on Long Island

Change occurs on all levels of government and in every one of life’s arenas. More...

Lindy Schools and teachers continue to spar over new contract

Lindenhurst School District labor attorney Gregory Guercio recently cautioned more than 300 teachers who gathered for a presentation on a fact finder’s report of a financial "perfect storm." The district and its teachers have been struggling th More...

Deer Park man charged with impersonating a police officer

Suffolk County Police arrested a man Thus., Nov. 6 for impersonating a police officer on three separate occasions in September. Police gave this account: More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip school district provides backpacks to students

West Islip Thirst Project collaborated with ThirstProject.org for its September fundraising campaign called #PacktoSchool. More...

West Babylon student gets serious about ending bullying

Tommy DeBiccari, a kindergarten student at South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon, is serious about ending bullying. More...

Lindenhurst School District preschool evaluation

The Lindenhurst Union Free School District operates a preschool evaluation center to conduct on-site evaluations for children turning age two and a half to five at no cost to parents. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

•It’s that time of year. The holidays are fast approaching. Thanksgiving is only two weeks from today! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Yet another Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) clue in the Babylon mystery explained! Now we know what happened to the former kennels, and the precise date they disappeared. More...

Obituaries

Deer Park’s “Mr. Fix-It” and aviation enthusiast LeRoy M. Seidenspinner, at 82

LeRoy Martin Seidenspinner, an aviation enthusiast and local handyman, died on Tues., Sept. 23 after spending 55 years in his home in Deer Park where he was known for his summer barbecues, nimble hands and great conversation. He was 82. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT –COUNTY OF SUFFOLKCOUNTRYWIDE HOMELOANS, INC., PlaintiffagainstROBERT MORALES, et alDefendant(s).Pursuant to a Judgment ofForeclosure and Sale enteredon May 4, 2009.I, the undersigned Refereewill sell at public auctionat the front More...

Breaking News - 11/17/2014 2:40 PM

WIFD assists at scene of MVA on Udall Road - Free Access

The West Islip Fire Department responded to an accident at Union Boulevard and Beach Street 12:15 a.m. Sat., Nov. 15. A GMC Sierra pick-up truck apparently hit a box truck in the rear pinning the driver of the GMC inside the vehicle. More...

Breaking News - 11/14/2014 12:39 PM

Copiague school bond goes down in defeat - Free Access

Copiague School District residents defeated a proposal yesterday to borrow $69 million to upgrade and renovate school buildings. Polls closed last night at 10 p.m. More...

Babylon School curriculum committee sets agenda

Members of the Babylon School District Curriculum Committee isolated four themes that parents suggested were necessary to educate the “whole” child: citizenship, lifelong learner, social responsibility and partnership. More...

SC makes history passing ban on sale of powdered caffeine to minors

A law co-sponsored by S.C. Legs. DuWayne Gregory, presiding officer, and William Spencer M.D., that bans the sale of powdered caffeine to minors was signed into law by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

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People/Social

Babylon Historical & Preservation Society celebrate 40 years since founding

The Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society celebrated 40 years since its founding. On Sept. More...

Car Free Day in the Town of Babylon

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with members of the Town Board to accept an award on behalf of the Town of Babylon for their role in raising awareness about Car Free Day 2014, which encourages alternative methods of transportati More...

Helping Hands of West Islip holds Halloween costume drive

Helping Hands held its Halloween costume, back-to-school wardrobe and huggy bear drive.The community came together once again so underprivileged Suffolk County kids would have a wonderful Halloween memory, fresh clothes to start the new school year w 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, November 16 More...

West Islip Symphone Orchestra Autumn concert November 15

The West Islip Symphone Orchestra will hold its November Autumn Concert, Sat., Nov. 15, 8 p.m. More...

Reducing Stress Through Meditation November 18

On Tues., Nov. 18, 7 p.m. John Bednarik of the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center will present Reducing Stress Through Meditation at the Copiague Memorial Public Library, 50 Deauville Blvd., Copiague (631-691-1111). More...

Opinion

Shoppers, support your local merchants

We are heading to the biggest shopping season of the year and we remind our readers of the importance of “shopping locally.” Your local merchants are the same people you go to for sponsorship for the local athletic teams and food pantry d More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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The urgent need to preserve the Tomahawk Missile System

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Congress recently rejected the White House’s attempt to kill off one of this country’s most storied missile technologies. More...

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