August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town upgrades facilities and marina

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez recently joined with fellow Town officials to celebrate recent improvements made to three of the Town’s recreation facilities as part of the Town’s 2014 Parks Impro More...

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Schools/Sports

Our Lady of Lourdes School meets requirements of accreditation

Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip recently received its reaccreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools Education (MSA-CESS).  More...

Crowning Prayer Service held at OLL

West Islip’s Our Lady of Lourdes School students participated in a May Crowning Prayer Service following Mass on Wed., May 21. More...

Bay Shore Middle School librarian wins My Favorite Teacher Award

For the Barnes & Noble-sponsored My Favorite Teacher Award, middle and high school students were invited to nominate their favorite teacher by writing an essay, poem or thank-you letter explaining how that teacher has influenced their life and wh 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. Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, 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 17 More...

Events Concerts & Around Town

Movies on the Lawn   More...

Brumidi’s Lodge Monday Night Social August 18

Brumidi’s Monday Night Social will be held Mon., Aug. 18, 7 p.m. at 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. The evening will include a buffet dinner, beer, wine and soda, coffee and dessert. There will be music for dancing. The cost is $15 per person. More...

Opinion

Hatred has blinded the world to what is really happening in the Middle East

Israel is a half a world away, but the unfolding of a violent history there, over and over again, has taken its toll on the senses and the hearts of peace and freedom-loving people. More...

The sound of music makes summer sweeter

We attended the outdoor concert in Babylon Village Aug. 1 and listened to the wonderful entertainment provided by Massapequa’s Tony Ventieri whose band, Piece of the Rock, put on a great performance. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Breaking News - 8/20/2014 4:45 PM

Babylon Village begins work on tennis courts - Free Access

Babylon Village Trustee Carol Amelia wants residents to know that beginning Friday, Aug. More...

Breaking News - 8/13/2014 2:30 PM

Local man arrested as high-level drug trafficker - Free Access

DA Investigation shuts down major ring
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Two men, including one from Amityville, were identified by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office as “major drug traffickers” operating a sophisticated heroin ring on Long Island. S.C. More...

Bill for complete cleanup of Grumman plume now on governor's desk

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation would be required to create a report outlining a plan to hydraulically contain and remediate the Navy Grumman plume before it moves further south into the Massapequa water supply and out int More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, August 15   • Mike Carubia and the Great South Dixieland Jazz Band will perform at 8 p.m. at the Argyle Park Gazebo. If rain they will perform in the Babylon High School Auditorium. More...

 

People/Social

Woman’s Club honors outgoing president Melanie Doerner

On April 8 the Amityville Woman’s Club honored its outgoing president Melanie Doerner with a luncheon at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. More...

Please meet the 2014 local scholars

•Margaret Bell of West Islip and Andrea Menchini of Babylon were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York.  More...

Babylon Honor Society members create personal mementos for orphans in Haiti

Babylon High School National Art Honor Society members helped create personal mementos for orphans living in Haiti through the nationally run Memory Project. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Consistency is the word that marked the action at Riverhead Raceway on Aug. 2, 2014.  The threat of rain was constant all day and night, but the racing gods were with the competitors and the program was completed.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

About 20 years ago I called a retired K-9 police officer in Florida to talk to him about his Standard Schnauzer, a top explosives dog who had been re-trained to sniff out deadly melanoma in people. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Roach of Copiague, WWII veteran and grandfather of 29

by Carolyn James  More...

George W. Stanton, veteran and former Islip Town deputy comptroller

A strong sense and deep respect for community matured to a life of public service in multiple forms for lifelong West Islip resident and retired Islip Town Deputy Comptroller George J. Stanton. Mr. More...

Marion Hayth, former Babylon resident and community advocate

Marion Hayth, 94, who was born and raised in Babylon Village, died in Vero Beach, Florida Mon., June 30, 2014. She was born Oct. More...

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INDEX NO.: 060315/2014 File Date: 7/9/2014 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS MORTGAGED PREMISES: 19 WINCHESTER DR., LINDENHURST, NY 11757 DSBL #: 100-128-3-18 Plaintiff designates Suffolk County as the place of trial;& More...













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