July 2, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Louis Friedman, founder of Lo-Man's in Babylon, dies

Louis Friedman of Bay Shore, well-known and respected businessman in Babylon who founded Lo-Man's Outdoor Store on Deer Park Avenue, died of pneumonia, May 31 at the age of 83. More...

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North Babylon students celebrate perfect attendance

On Tuesday, June 1 Robert Moses Middle School, North Babylon, honored over 100 sixth, seventh and eighth graders that received "Perfect Attendance" for the 2003-2004 school year. More...

Captree students’ work on display at Empire State Plaza

Captree Elementary School students Charles Beach and Melissa Relevo were recognized by the West Islip Board of Education recently as winners of a Disabilities Awareness Poster Contest. More...

West Islip student selected for leadership conference

The West IslipSchool District Counseling Department has announced that student Brooke Vilim has been selected to participate in the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. More...

Events & Bulletin


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, July 2
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Robert Snyder, of West Islip and Babylon

Robert Snyder, of West Islip and Babylon died June 4, 2004. He was 91 years old. Mr. Snyder was living in southern California near his daughters at the time of his death. More...

John Wells Robinson, 44-year resident of Babylon

John Wells Robinson, a 44-year resident of Babylon, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004 after a long illness. He was 80 years old. More...

Robert W. Schafer, longtime resident of BabylonVillage and West Islip ......................... by Carolyn James

Though he has lived in Vero Beach, Florida for 15 year, Robert W. Schafer always thought of Babylon and West Islip as home. More...

North Babylon School District voters approve 2004-05 budget

West Islip and Deer Park also pass their budgets

On June 23, the North Babylon School District passed a revised budget by well over 500 votes, plurality that was close to the one that resulted in the defeat of the first budget presented to voters May 18. More...

BHC ownership lawsuit underway in Supreme Court

Opening arguments in the civil trial of Brunswick Hospital Center in Amityville were made Monday, June 14 before Supreme Court Justice Peter Fox Cohalan in Riverhead. More...

Suffolk Police arrest rapist

seek public's help in locating victims of other possible cases

A 29-year-old man, who threatened the life of an infant with a meat cleaver as he sexually assaulted the child's mother, was arrested following a burglary and attempted rape in Wyandanch on June 23. More...

Babylon Guidance Department honored as "Exemplary"

The Western Suffolk Counselors' Association has praised the Babylon Junior-Senior High School Guidance Department for its "Exemplary Practices." Wanting to expand the career/college component in Babylon Schools, Guidance Counselors Barbara Restivo, S More...



Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition awards scholarships

The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition announced the presentation of high school scholarship awards to Stephanie Composto of North Babylon - Marist College, Laura Fronzo of Babylon - St. More...

Babylon Chamber of Commerce hosts annual sidewalk sale

The Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce annual sidewalk sale held last month was dampened by a little rain, but some merchants took it all in stride. More...

N. Babylon students have fun learning mummification

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This week at the library

24 South Carll Avenue
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AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post annual blood drive Monday, July 12th

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 18 will have its annual blood drive Monday, July 12, 3 to 9 p.m. at AMVETS Post 18, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip. You must be 17 years of age or older to donate. More...



Have a fun-filled Fourth

A reminder about the annual celebration of America More...

Public Commentary

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The high cost of doing it yourself

Spring. A time to stop and take notice of the wonders around you. The blooming flowers, the fresh cut grass, the gaping hole in the side of your house, the paint job that is only half done, the cracks in your driveway and your splintering deck. More...

Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool