February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter Weekend Events

Saturday, February 20   •Astrology: Sat., Feb. 20, 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m. An intriguing workshop covering the archetypes of each zodiac sign, how the signs work in a personal way as well as how the planets may affect personal charts. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

OLL students interact with their “Dash” robots

The students at Our Lady of Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip are learning the fundamentals of coding and programming as they interact with their “Dash” robot. More...

Please meet some of our local scholars for 2016!

•Named to the dean’s list at the State University of New York at Canton for the fall 2015 semester are West Babylon resident Laura I. James and West Islip resident Alyssa M. Ingargiola.  More...

Deer Park SD has a new district administrator for instructional technology

Anastasia Tzortzatos is the new district administrator for instructional technology at Deer Park School District, replacing Andrew Choi.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, February 21  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, February 22   More...

Look Good, Feel Better Program announced for Nassau and Suffolk

The American Cancer Society announced its 2016 winter/spring schedule for the Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) Program® at hospitals and cancer centers in Nassau and Suffolk.  More...

Keep Islip Clean meeting Feb. 25

On Thurs., Feb. 25, 7 p.m., Keep Islip Clean will hold its next general meeting. Strategies to keep your town clean, beautiful and litter-free will be discussed. More...

Obituaries

Frederick Holder of Copiague, veteran and former FD volunteer

Frederick C. Holder grew up in Brooklyn and attended local schools there. Following his graduation from New York Vocational High School in 1958, he joined the United States Marines. More...

Breaking News - 2/22/2016 1:45 PM

Hearing tomorrow night in Babylon Village on tax cap - Free Access

Feb. 22:  The Babylon Village Board will be holding several public hearings tomorrow night at 7 p.m. The hearings take place in the Village boardroom, first floor, 153 W. Main St., Babylon.  More...

Food delivery for those in need on its way to Babylon

More than 11 local churches that provide a hot meal to the needy each week will be getting a major boost when a 70-foot trailer containing 22,000 pounds of food and personal items for families will be delivered to the First Presbyterian Church in Bab More...

Babylon Village holding hearings next week; proposal to pierce tax cap on agenda

The Babylon Village Board will be holding several public hearings on Tues., Feb. 23 beginning at 7 p.m. The hearings take place in the Village boardroom, first floor, 153 W. Main St., Babylon.  More...

 

People/Social

Timothy Clyne receives Certificate of Merit for volunteering at Rainbow Senior Center

Lindenhurst Mayor Thomas Brennan and Trustee Joan Masterson recently presented Timothy Clyne, of Lindenhurst, with a Certificate of Merit for volunteering his time at the Rainbow Senior Citizens Center. More...

DuWayne Gregory honored by S.C. Police Asian Jade Society

S.C. Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory issued the following statement regarding being honored by the Suffolk County Police Asian Jade Society at its 2016 Chinese Lunar New Year Banquet on Feb. 8.  More...

Check Out Hunger campaign raises money for L.I. Cares

King Kullen recently came to the aid of Long Islanders in need by hosting a Check Out Hunger” campaign in its stores, raising $35,000. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•From the many careers paths that we could have taken, aren’t you glad you didn’t pick meteorology? (No offense, Rich Hoffman!) It seems like a no-win position! If you predict rain, we have 12 inches of snow. More...

The Gold Rush of 1849: We got a little gold! - PART 2

On Jan. 26, 1849, the Long Islander (Huntington) newspaper reported that as the ship Brooklyn left the New York harbor for California, an Irishman hired as a servant took a half eagle coin from his pocket, and threw it among the crowd on the dock. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

By the time you read this “Pets,” the 140th Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show will be over. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in pursuance of the powers vested in me by law, I shall on the 27th day of February, 2016 and the succeeding days until the sale is completed, sell at public auction at ten (10:00) o’clock in the  More...













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