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July 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town passes bamboo legislation

Following in the footsteps of neighboring communities—and a public hearing—the Town of Babylon passed a law July 16 limiting the proliferation of bamboo, a plant that some at the hearing called a nuisance and a danger. More...

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Schools/Sports

Amityville schools are bursting with pride

Amityville Memorial High School (AMHS) recently hosted the traditional Pride Day, a districtwide celebration held annually as the school year comes to a close. More...

Kids Walk for juvenile diabetes cure at Susan E. Wiley Elementary in Copiague

To do their part to help find a cure for juvenile diabetes, Copiague’s Susan E. Wiley Elementary School teamed up with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to host a Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes. More...

SCOPE honors Amityville’s Musso and Gastman

The Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education (SCOPE) has honored Amityville School District Director of English Language Arts Dana Musso and Amityville Memorial High S cho ol ( AMHS ) Principal’s Secretary Fran Gastman with Aw More...

Obituaries

Vincent “Jim” Boccio, Lindenhurst resident, WWII veteran

Vincent (Jim) Boccio, a World War II veteran and a 60-year resident of Lindenhurst, died June 30, 2013. “He was a very proud World War II U.S. Marine veteran,” said his wife of 64 years Anna. More...

Opinion

School boards should be given ability to respond to critical issues of safety when it comes to buses

EDITORIAL

Floating around, waiting for a sponsor in the Assembly, is a measure that would give school boards in New York State some flexibility when it comes to providing busing to students. More...

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Drivers beware: new anti-texting measure is now the law in NYS

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Playground at Amityville Beach opens

Through the efforts of the Junior League of Amityville, other local organizations, businesses and personal contributions, a new playground was installed at the Amityville Village Beach. More...

Annual Soldier Ride comes to Babylon

At the Lindenhurst Middle School, the anticipation mounted. Girls from Scout Troop 382 began to gather and held ice-cold water bottles. There was clapping, cheers, American flags flying and the sound of bagpipes. More...

 

People/Social

Farmers Market open

Amityville residents can enjoy the best of homegrown fruits and vegetables and more at the Farmers Market, which is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 26. More...

Northwest Elementary’s Math Mania engages kids with fun

Students, parents and faculty members of Northwest Elementary School came together for Math Mania, an after-school event that encouraged families to “discover the wonders of math together.” More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Britain has a new prince, but Long Island has a new princess. Congratulations to Princess Gabby Cohen CGC. This Pit’s American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen title is official. More...

Hot Laps

Howie Brode of East Islip did all he could to honor Richie Evans, Tom Baldwin and Char2013 at Riverhead Raceway. Though Bode started on the Pole, he didn’t gain the honor by setting fast time in Time Trials. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

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. More...

Hospice Day Camp for grieving kids

“Most kids leave camp with a t-shirt. Ours leave with a new outlook on life.” Good Shepherd Hospice and the Robert L. More...

The Beginning Experience weekend to be held August 16-18

The Beginning Experience weekend will be held Aug. 16 to 18 at the Montfort Spiritual Center in Bay Shore. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLICHEARING BY THETOWN OF BABYLONACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARDPursuant to provisions ofLocal Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, noticeis hereby given that theTown of Babylon Accessory Apartment ReviewBoard will hold a publichearing in t More...













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