July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon students compete in first Cardboard Boat Regatta

It was a race to the finish, or at least keep from sinking, as Babylon Junior- Senior High School students in Mary Beth Schappert’s Project Based Learning and STEAM classes competed in the first Cardboard Boat Regatta. More...

Werner named ‘Teacher of Excellence’

Janet Werner, a longtime educator at Deer Park High School, was recently named a Teacher of Excellence. This new award, created for National Teacher Appreciation Week, was sponsored by State Sen. Phil Boyle.  More...

Lindenhurst resident gets lifesaving care in time to attend daughter’s wedding

Anthony Pancella III eagerly anticipated traveling to Florida for his daughter’s wedding. More...

Amityville woman to take part in historic motorcycle tour

In July 4, 1916, Augusta and Adeline Van Buren, 22 and 24, left from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on 1,000cc Indian Power Plus motorcycles equipped with gas headlights. They arrived in Los Angeles on Sept. More...

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Schools/Sports

William E. DeLuca Elementary School participates in variety show

Students at William E. DeLuca Jr. Elementary School in the North Babylon School District participated in the 2016 variety show, showcasing their talents in singing, dancing and acting for their peers and teachers.  More...

Woodhull Elementary School helps clean up the beach on Earth Day

Fire Island’s Woodhull Elementary School helped to mark Earth Day 2016 by clearing the beach of refuse and fashioning a sculpture from their found objects with the help of school nurse Janet LaViolette.  More...

Lindenhurst School District enjoys an Evening of Dance by Kristine Lyons

Members of the Lindenhurst Union Free School District community recently enjoyed the 12th annual Evening of Dance performances held at Lindenhurst High School. The evening was filled with beautiful music, dancers and costumes. More...

Obituaries

Catherine McPartland, longtime Lindenhurst resident

Catherine McPartland wrote a letter to her children and tucked it away safely in a small strong box, together with her other important papers. More...

Opinion

We are beginning the war on heroin and opioid abuse

EDITORIAL:

At the close of the legislative session in Albany, lawmakers got together and passed a package of laws to address the opioid and heroin crisis. These measures are a beginning.  More...

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‘We the People’ and our System of Democracy

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

A recent Letter to the Editor from a Hofstra University professor stated in part that “…our system of democracy is failing.” (A call to action to save our Democracy by Luciano Sabatino, 4/28/16) To the contrary, nothing is farther More...

State passes most expansive laws in the country to fight heroin and opioid epidemic

An expansive trio of laws written to combat the heroin and prescription opioid epidemic were signed into law at the close of the New York State Legislative session last month. More...

Babylon youths take 30-mile bike trek to help eliminate hunger

Four Babylon boys took their bikes on a 30-mile hike from East Hampton to Montauk. The trek was to raise money for the hungry on Long Island. They raised $15,700—or $117.75 each for every mile they biked.  More...

FDNY Lieutenant John J. Haseney receives FDNY Henry D. Brookman Medal

West Islip resident and FDNY Lieutenant John J. Haseney received the FDNY Henry D. Brookman Medal for courageously dragging out a victim from a building that was engulfed in flames and heavy black smoke. More...

West Babylon teachers honored

West Babylon School District educators were recognized at the second annual Suffolk County Legislature Teacher Appreciation Awards Night on June 7 at North Babylon High School. More...

Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini will announce formation of T-Serve unit

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. More...

Babylon’s graduating seniors on walk of fame

Babylon School District’s Class of 2016 was all smiles as they walked through the hallways of Babylon Junior- Senior High School, Babylon Memorial Grade School and Babylon Elementary School for one last time on June 10.  More...

 

People/Social

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•Sean Lenahan, of Deer Park, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. He is a biochemistry major in the College of Arts and Sciences.  More...

WI Legislator Barraga along with the vets meet with troop 179

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Barraga (R-C-I West Islip), along with veterans from the different military branches, recently addressed the scouts of Troop 179 in West Islip on issues relative to the U.S. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Wish I could begin with the word “Hooray” or “Hallelujah” for Islip Town Hall finally posting a draft of a Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) voucher program for feral cats. 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. Bring a friend, card or board game.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, July 10   More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue Wine Tasting benefit July 15

Last Hope Animal Rescue is hosting a Wine Tasting at The Clubhouse at Merrick Golf Course, 2550 Clubhouse Rd., Merrick on Fri., July 15, from 7 to 10 p.m.  All proceeds will benefit Last Hope’s dog/cat rescue and rehabilitation efforts.&nb More...

St. Patrick’s yard sale/fish fry to be held July 16

A yard sale/fish fry, sponsored by and held at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 305 Carll’s Path, Deer Park, will be held Sat., July 16, with the yard sale, 10 a.m. More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUF FOLK COUNT Y. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Pltf. vs. WILKIE MARTIN, et al, Defts. More...













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