August 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local lawmaker opposes financial breaks for developer seeking to hook into SWSD

Leg. Kevin McCaffrey calls proposal unfair to residents

Some county lawmakers are fighting a 50 percent reduction in fees to the Southwest Sewer District that the administration of S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone approved as part of a deal for Islip Town’s Heartland project. More...

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Schools/Sports

Oquenock Elementary School hosts Every Child Travels Safely event

West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School was selected to host the Every Child Travels Safely event on May 8, funded by the New York State PTA with a grant from the governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. More...

West Islip H.S. American Sign Language class hosts competition

West Islip High School’s American Sign Language level four course recently hosted its eighth annual ASL Idol competition, organized by teacher Maria Kaminsky. More...

Deer Park Middle School’s video earns county award

Deer Park’s Robert Frost Middle School again participated in the Band-Aid Project this year, a nationwide movement that promotes awareness and acceptance of people with autism and developmental disabilities. More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon’s volunteer corps reschedules social at pool

The Babylon Village Volunteer Corps has rescheduled its summer social at the pool for Sun., Aug. 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Books sought for fair

The Babylon Beautification Society is once again asking the public to contribute their gently used books and DVDs to this year’s fair which is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 9. More...

BACCA Veterans Art Exhibit open through Sept. 11

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) will hold an exhibition, The Veterans Art & Photography Exhibition, which will be open to all active duty military and veterans on Long Island. This exhibit will be open from Aug. 10 to Sept. More...

Opinion

A time for leaving home —and childhood behind

A story in this week’s paper outlines the excitement, apprehension and optimism of young students heading off to college for the first time. These students represent the thousands in our communities who are making this Rite of Passage.  More...

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Column hits home for one avid runner

Dear Editor: Re: Public Commentary, Aug. 15, 2018 I very much appreciated Dr. Glenn Mollette’s column in is this week’s Post. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 24 •Babylon Village, Argyle Park Gazebo, No Stone Unturned, Friday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Admission is FREE. If raining, concerts will be held at the Babylon High School. Saturday, August 25 More...

 

People/Social

They’re moving from home into their futures

The hopes, dreams and apprehensions of this year’s incoming college freshman

In a 10-by-12-foot room are two beds, two desks, and a closet or two if you are lucky. There’s a little sunlight, masked by the harsh fluorescents above, and the summer heat makes the air stuffy. But this isn’t an unpleasant place. More...

Tooker Avenue School teacher Lynn Gendron honored with proclamation

Lynn Gendron, fifth-grade teacher at Tooker Avenue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District, was honored with a proclamation from Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory during the 2018 Teacher Appreciation Awards Ni More...

Phil Scarfi installed as new DPFD chief; outgoing chief honored

Phil Scarfi was installed as the Deer Park Fire Department’s new chief and outgoing Chief Anthony Biolsi was recognized at the department’s annual Installation Dinner.  On hand was S.C. Leg. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•The beginning of the school year is almost here and I recall vividly how excited I was when it was time to go school shopping. It makes me remember my childhood. Being good, Irish-Catholics in the 1950s, we were sent to St. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last Saturday was Clear the Shelters 2018. NBC- and Telemundoowned stations teamed up with 1,200 shelters across the country that waive or reduce their adoption fees during this day so more pets in need find loving homes. More...

Obituaries

Vincent Malito, Lindenhurst resident, attorney and Copiague Lions Club member

Vincent Malito, a resident of Lindenhurst and an attorney who served as a prosecutor in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office before going into private practice on Long Island, died June 13, 2018. He was 80 years old.  More...

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