October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Copiague School Board moves forward with bond referendum

Vote Scheduled for November 13

Following recommendations of the Space and Facilities Advisory Committee and receiving feedback from the members of the community, the Copiague School District Board of Education unanimously approved moving forward with a public bond referendum durin More...

Two seriously injured in accident on Sunrise Highway Monday

A Copiague man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after being involved in a serious motor vehicle accident on Sunrise Highway in North Lindenhurst yesterday. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

2014-15 school year begins in the Babylon School District

Following a busy summer of curriculum-writing projects and continuing capital work associated with the community-approved bond referendum, it was a smooth start to the 2014-15 school year in the Babylon School District.  More...

BHS grad seeking your vote in Martha Stewart contest

Marie Letourneau (nee Marie Girardi), a Babylon High School graduate and an award-winning children’s book author, illustrator and designer, has been chosen as a paper craft finalist for the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards. More...

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...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Some people fear heights, spiders or snakes. When it comes to dogs, I fear hemangiosarcomas because they are such hidden and deadly cancers. More...

Hot Laps

Championship Night on Sat., Sept. 20, 2014 at Riverhead Raceway led to heartbreak for some, joy for others.  When the dust settled in a competitive Modified race, Howie Brode of East Islip flashed the dominance he showed early in the season. More...

Obituaries

Christine M. Hunter-Hines, Brentwood Head Start teacher

Christine Maureen Hunter- Hines, who is a member of one Amityville’s oldest families, died Aug. 19, 2014. She was 72 years old .  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUMMONS Index No. More...

Lindy house raises concern of residents and Village officials

A home at 176 South Clinton Ave., Lindenhurst has raised the concern of residents in the area who cited suspicious activity there to Village officials recently. More...

Smooth opening for Babylon Schools

One month after the official start of school, the 1,632 children enrolled in grades K through 12 in the Babylon School District are fully immersed in academic study, athletics and other activities. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, October 3 • U.S. Coast Guard boating program is four sessions from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at William Rall Elementary School. Pre-register by calling the instructor at 631-226-5664. More...

 

People/Social

New coordinators named in Lindenhurst Special Ed. Dept.

The Special Education Department of the Lindenhurst Union Free School District recently named Mr. Stephen Posselt and Dr. Concetta Russo as special education coordinators for the district, effective July 10, 2014.  More...

NB resident Catherine Dotzler recognized in Respect Life Contest

North Babylon resident and Brother Joseph C. Fox Latin School seventh-grader Catherine Dotzler was recognized in this year’s Diocese of Rockville Center Respect Life Contest. More...

Deer Park seniors honored

At Deer Park High School’s annual Senior Awards ceremony, 126 highachieving members of the school’s Class of 2014 were honored for their academic, athletic and civic accomplishments. 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, October 5 •Babylon Village Farmer’s Market: Every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the commuter parking lot, off N. Carll Ave., on the north side. More...

Fall Clothing Giveaway Oct. 18

King of Kings Lutheran Church is hosting its annual Fall Clothing Giveaway on Sat., Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The church is located at 2611 New York Avenue in Melville. Call 631-549-5767 for more information.   More...

Islip Historical Society presentation to be held Oct. 22

On Wed., Oct. 22, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will host Bob Doxsee who will give a presentation on “Growing Up in a Fishing Family,” the history of his family moving from farming to fishing in Islip from 1865 to the present. More...

Opinion

Denenberg fiasco hurts integrity of the political process

The announcement that Nassau County Democratic lawmaker and 8th Senatorial District candidate Dave Denenberg is under investigation for allegedly bilking clients from a law firm in which he worked, and forging the name of a federal judge on court pap More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Well-deserved recognition for Panthers coach

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