5 hrs ago
All but 2 school budgets pass in NY revote
Nearly all New York school districts that put budgets up for new votes after first-round defeats won approval from voters, results released Wednesday showed, saving them from having to freeze taxes and make further cuts.
11 hrs ago
Met Museum to Open the Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia Tomorrow
The Cyrus Cylinder-a 2,600-year-old inscribed clay document from Babylon in ancient Iraq and one of the most famous surviving icons from the ancient world-is the centerpiece of the traveling exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: Charting a New Empire, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning June 20. The Cylinder is relevant ... (more)
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Six school budgets up for revote Tuesday
Baldwin Middle School is at 3211 Schreiber Pl. in Baldwin. It is part of the Baldwin Union Free School District.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Cops: Driver crashed into police vehicles
A short police pursuit resulted in the arrest of a Deer Park man and the two passengers in his vehicle Thursday night in North Babylon, police said.
North Babylon teacher wins $17,550 on 'Wheel of Fortune'
Fifth-grade teacher John Paul Biondo walked into school Thursday morning, taken aback by a fellow teacher dressed as Vanna White from "Wheel of Fortune" guiding him down the hallway to an auditorium packed with 408 elementary students chanting his name.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
The Bildungsroman and the Jewish Woman
Janice Weizman was born in Toronto, and moved to Israel at the age of nineteen. She is a graduate of the Creative Writing program at Bar-Ilan University, where she initiated and serves as managing editor of The Ilanot Review, an online literary journal.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Left-handed, Leo, Mama's Boys Make Good Presidents
Commenters on the last post seemed to think I believe in astrology. I am an intuitive.
D'Amaro wants 'lost' Suffolk laws enforced
Like a shepherd in search of a lost sheep, Suffolk Legis. Louis D'Amaro lately has been looking for "lost" laws.
Fri May 31, 2013
Fire Rescue Magazine
New York Surgeons Reattach Nearly Severed Hands After Accident
A team of hand surgeons at Stony Brook University Hospital successfully reattached the hands of a 53-year-old sheet metal worker from Staten Island, NY, after an accident on May 16 nearly severed them.
Wed May 29, 2013
NBC New York
Docs Save Sheet Metal Worker's Hand Caught in Machine
A Staten Island man hopes to play the guitar again, after his hands were nearly severed in an industrial accident then saved doctors at Long Island's Stony Brook University Hospital.
80-year-old Everest climber says he nearly died on descent
In Suffolk Cnty accident. shoulder blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between X60/Ronkonkoma Ave and X61/Patchogue/Holbrook Rd .
Mon May 27, 2013
LI students compete in maglev contests
Robert Moses Middle School in North Babylon won eight of 21 trophies in Brookhaven National Laboratory's 2013 Middle School Maglev Contest, an annual contest in which students race vehicles that use magnetic force to levitate and propel them over a track.
Cops: Patchogue man arrested on felony drunken driving charge
A North Babylon man who was previously convicted of drunken driving was caught again Saturday intoxicated behind the wheel, Suffolk County police said.
Sat May 25, 2013
Cops: Driver drunk, lacked interlock device
A North Babylon man was arrested early Saturday on charges of driving while intoxicated and without an interlock device, Suffolk County police said.