April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst tackles drug problem through Parent Prevention Forum

On a chilly February night, residents from the Lindenhurst community gathered to learn how they can combat the drug epidemic plaguing their community, as well as every other community on Long Island, through education, early intervention and treatmen More...

Copiague boys and girls complete stellar season in semifinals

For all intents and purposes, Copiague basketball is back.  In an area where basketball greatness is known to come from, the only problem was that it was known for originating from the school that is two miles to the southwest Amityville.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 3   •Ascension Lutheran Church Good Friday Service 10:30 am, Childrens Service, 7:30 p Tenebrae Service. Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bayshore Road in Deer Park.  Saturday, April 4   • Quilting at 1 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Elementary students celebrate 100 days

Dressed as though they were 100 years old, Babylon Elementary School kindergarten students celebrated all they have learned in the first 100 days of school through a series of fun and creative activities.  More...

Three student-artists placed in BACCA Photography and Sculpture Show

West Babylon Junior High School and its art department congratulate three student-artists who competed and placed in the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts and the Town of Babylon’s annual BACCA Photography and Sculpture Show. More...

William E. DeLuca Jr. students explore their love for reading

Students at William E. DeLuca Jr. Elementary School in the North Babylon School District explored their love for reading at the school’s medieval-themed book fair.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Wonders of the Night Sky: Tues., April 7, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. The Amateur Observer’s Society of New York will help you to explore the beauty of the night sky. More...

Obituaries

Dr. “BK” Friedman, vetera, local dentist and forensic expert, at 88

Dr. “BK” Friedman DDS, DABFO, ACD, a prominent forensic scientist, dentist, war veteran and family man, died peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bethpage, on March 10, 2015. He was 88 years old.  Dr. More...

Opinion

Bring the power of knowledge to the polls

Local school districts are in the midst of finalizing their budgets for the coming year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Conservatives’ compassion is a selfish political policy

We on Long Island have blistered under the poor state of our roads after such a bad winter. Potholes have sprouted en mass even before crocuses poked their heads through the snow. More...

Breaking News - 4/5/2015 4:06 PM

Lindy Vamps respond to two-car collision - Free Access

The Lindenhurst Fire Department responded to a two-car accident at Sunrise Highway and Straight Path about 1:30 a.m. More...

Local Lindenhurst icon closes its doors

The Lindenhurst Diner, the Chrome Dome, Shiny Diner or Silver Palace however you refer to the diner at Montauk Highway and Delaware Avenue in Lindenhurst, you can now call it gone.  The diner, a mainstay in Lindenhurst for more than 60 years, cl More...

Wizard of Oz plays to a packed auditorium

West Babylon Senior High School’s talented cast and crew drew a full house on the opening night performance of “The Wizard of Oz” on Feb. 27.  More...

Isaac Willets opens paper mill in Babylon Village

At the time our story begins, if standing on the front stoop of the American Hotel and turning to go westward, you would see on the righthand side of the street the house now owned by W.G. Nicoll and occupied by W.G. Nicoll and LeRoy M. More...

 

People/Social

Susan Cullen of Lindenhurst named "Samaritan of the Month" at Good Sam

Susan Cullen, a resident of Lindenhurst and a physical therapist at Good Samaritan Hospital, was named the hospital’s “Samaritan of the Month” for February. More...

John Peter D’Ambrosio obtains rank of Eagle Scout

Recently, Leg. Thomas Barraga, (R-West Islip) presented John Peter D’Ambrosio, of Islip, with a proclamation in recognition for obtaining the designation of Eagle Scout. More...

Babylon fifth-graders embody historic figures

Babylon Memorial Grade School fifthgraders embodied historic figures that made significant contributions to society during an in-school wax museum presentation for the building’s fourth-graders.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

So many feral cats: A ubiquitous tragedy discussed many times in “Pets,” although last week a Letter to the Editor from an Amityville resident suggests that the topic is overlooked here; that “getting information, guidance and assis More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice.  SUNDAY, April 5   More...

Village of Babylon Historical Preservation Society

Any home or building of at least 100 years of age, which has maintained some historically significant architerctural style, is eligibile for a Circa designation by the Society.  A plaque with the building’s age will be presented for you to More...

Free event for children of active-duty military personnel April 12

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th L.D., chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, is hosting a free event for children of active-duty military personnel, National Guard and reservists on Sun., April 12, 10 a.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTYDEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FORFRIEDMAN, BILLINGS,RAMSEY GROUP, INC.(FBR) SECURITIZATIONNAME - FBRSI 2005-5;Plaintiff(s)vs. More...













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