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October 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town passes veterans job protection bill

Elected officials in the town called into service are assured their jobs under new measure

Posted Fri., Oct. 21- By Carolyn James The Babylon Town Board unanimously approved a resolution yesterday that legally authorizes the Town to hold open the position of any elected official called up to active duty. More...

Special Sections

People/Social

The Foster Grandparent program in Amityville goes Back to School

Federation of Organizations’ Foster Grandparent volunteers work tirelessly to assist children with special needs throughout Suffolk County. More...

DAR visits Coe Hall Mansion

The Colonel Gilbert Potter Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution visited Coe Hall Mansion at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay in September on their annual pilgrimage to interesting and historical places. More...

Amity Womans Club sips tea to toast opening

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its opening tea, Tues., Sept. 13 at the home of Joyce Sabella. Diane Schlitt, first vice president and her committee were in charge of putting on the tea. The tent was erected in the backyard next to the canal. More...

Events & Calendar

Grace Community Church enjoys Fish Fry

Grace Community Church, Columbia Avenue, Amityville held its annual Free Fish Fry May 21, and on hand were some characters to make the day fun for all. Photos by Joe Turner More...

LI Men’s Center to hold fundraiser Dec. 4

The Long Island Men’s Center will present it’s Annual Fundraiser, Sun., Dec. 4, 6 to 10 p.m. at Verdi’s in Westbury. The fundraiser will support social justice. More...

St. Patrick’s to hold Chinese auction Nov. 5

St. Patrick’s Episcopal of Deer Park will hold its annual Chinese auction at the Deer Park Community Center, 41 Homer Ave., Deer Park, Nicolls Road, Sat., Nov. 5. The doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 and coffee and cake are included. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

TOWN OF BABYLON CONTRACT NOTICE TO BIDDERS Pursuant to resolution adopted by the Town Board, The Town of Babylon, Commissioner of General Services, Division of Purchasing will receive sealed proposals for: BID NO. More...

Veteran presents service flag to Town of Babylon

Posted Mon., Oct. 17, 2011- Mike DePaoli, is going from town to town throughout Suffolk County, presenting each municipality a service flag to recognize those in the towns who are in the service of the country. More...

Coming this weekend

•Ghost Stories at Fire Island Lighthouse: Sat. Oct. 29, 7 p.m. on lighthouse terrace. Tours available from 4 to 6 p.m. For info., call 631-661-4876. •Decorate Amityville, Sat., Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gazebo. Rain date Wed., Oct. More...

IN THE NEWS

Amityville resident helps move St. John's to a victory

Mathieu Macombe of Amityville, carried the ball 18 times for 141 yards which helped St. John The Baptist beat Christ The King, 37-34. The game was played Oct. 8. More...

 

Election

Babylon Town candidates talk taxes: Groh, Gargiulo square off against Gordon, Donnelly

There have been a lot of distractions in the campaign for two seats on the Babylon Town Board. Candidates began early to spar over free The Vote! speech issues related to the distribution of political Nov. More...

S.C. Legislature, 15th District

DuWayne Gregory runs for reelection unopposed

S.C. Leg. DuWayne Gregory has represented the 15th Legislative District since July 2008, when he took office following a special election to replace Leg. Elie Mystal. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

This column is in the style of the previews you are forced to watch at the movie theater. However, I won’t blast the sound or scare you out of your wits. Four Last Hope Animal Rescue events are approaching in quick succession. More...

PETS FOR ADOPTION

Above, “Lucy” ~ Lab/Chow More...

Obituaries

Harriet Morrel, art therapist, Brunswick Hospital

An accomplished artist in her own right, Harriet Morrel was proud to follow the careers of her former students whom she stayed in touch with over the years. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Legislature should adopt my tough balanced budget; it brings recurring savings

Over the past eight years, I have made the tough decisions effectuating over one hundred million dollars in recurring savings that helped bring about eight consecutive years without a general fund tax increase. More...

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