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Studying the Solar System at William E. DeLuca Elementary
Following their study of the solar system and as the culminating activity to the unit on the sun, moon and planets, third-graders in Michelle Mathon's class at North Babylon's William E. DeLuca Elementary School created their own solar system.
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LI man who received texts on night of slaying testifies at murder trial
David Newbeck, 36, of Massapequa, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the Aug. 23, 2010 death of Mandy Jo Jenkins.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Suffolk shortfall could hit $170 million in 2015
Suffolk County faces a 2015 fiscal shortfall of $170.3 million if the county does not continue to borrow to pay its $78.6 million pension bill from the state, according to a joint county executive and legislative analysis.
Ex-LIRR worker Eric Axelson sentenced to 1 year for part in copper theft scheme
Eric Axelson, 52, of East Patchogue, seen here on Jan. 25, 2013, was among 15 LIRR workers who authorities said were part of a three-year scheme to steal $250,000 worth of copper wire and sell it for scrap under the noses of unsuspecting managers.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Brooklyn man alleges in lawsuit he was threatened by Suffolk cop
A Brooklyn man says a Suffolk police officer threatened to take him to a wooded area and beat him after a traffic stop, according to a lawsuit filed last Friday in U.S. District Court.
Passover Recipe: How To Cook Like a Turk
There's a good reason we only eat Kalli'ah once a year. The Turkish inspired beef, eggs and potato dish is not for the faint of heart.
Babylon Town Board Thanks Last Hope Animal Rescue for Assistance at Shelter
Pictured from left to right are Councilman Lindsay P. Henry; Supervisor Schaffer; Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma; Town Clerk Carol Quirk; Joanne Anderson and Letty Canals of Last Hope; Town Animal Shelter Director Chris Elton; Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon; Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez; and Councilman Tom Donnelly.
Santapogue Elementary Students Celebrating Spring with Papier-Mache Eggs
Spring was in the air as kindergarten students in Yvonne Spilka's class recently teamed up with their third-grade buddies from Nancy Turano's class at Santapogue Elementary School in West Babylon to create papier-mA˘chAŠ eggs.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Keeping Time: Why 60 Minutes?
How did we come to divide the hour into 60 minutes and the minute into 60 seconds? These smaller divisions of time have been in practical use for only about 400 years, but they were vital to the advent of modern science.
SCPD, Town of Babylon and Wyandanch COTA To Host Community Easter Egg Hunt
April 18, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department, Town of Babylon and members of the Wyandanch Council of Thought and Action will host their first-ever Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, in Wyandanch .
Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out
In West Islip accident. right lane blocked on The Southern St Pkwy WB between Robert Moses Causeway/X40 and before Rt-231/Deer Park Ave/X39 in North Babylon Accident on The Southern St Pkwy EB west of Meadowbrook Pkwy/X22.
Babylon Students Named National Semifinalists for Novel Science Project
Babylon High School seniors and involved members of the school's science research program, Jed Dale and Max Pitagno, have been named national semifinalists in the Clean Tech Competition, which tasks students with finding real-world clean energy solutions.
Local Residents Named to Dean's List at Quinnipiac University
Congrats to the following local residents who were named to the Dean's List at Quinnipiac University for the fall 2013 semester: William Burton of North Babylon, NY Meghan Healy of Deer Park, NY Nicolette Illiano of Deer Park, NY Share your own news and announcements here on our Boards.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Babylon, Islip getting nearly $500G from state to fix potholes
The towns of Babylon and Islip are getting help from the state to cover pothole repair after a rough winter.
Man appearing in court arrested on drug charge
A West Babylon man in court Tuesday to plead on a misdemeanor petty larceny charge was in possession of anti-anxiety medicine without a prescription, Southampton Town Police said.
Lindenhurst Village obtains order to demolish dilapidated buildings
Edward Parthe, of Miller Place, moves a ladder from the boat house at the home he owns at S. Hickory Street in Lindenhurst on Monday, April 14, 2014.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Local Residents Named to Dean's List at SUNY New Paltz
Congrats to the following local residents who were recently named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at SUNY New Paltz: Ariana Arnone, a resident of North Babylon, N.Y..
Ex-LIRR Ticket Agent Sentenced in Disabilitiy Fraud
A former Long Island Rail Road ticket agent will serve two years' probation and must repay $371,000 in fraudulently-obtained disability payments after his sentencing in federal court Tuesday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Officials: Robert Meguin, former Suffolk consumer affairs chief, ousted
The Bellone administration has fired Robert Meguin, who headed Suffolk's consumer affairs unit -- physically removing him from office Friday along with his belongings after two years on the job.
Judge rejects Smithtown's denial to build Sonic in Nesconset
A view of the Sonic restaurant at 1380 Deer Park Ave. in North Babylon on Monday, April 14, 2014.