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The beacon. (Babylon, N.Y.) 1972-current, June 10, 2010, Image 6

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2 C . BEACON SHOPPER, June 1 0 ,2010 JOIN US FOR THE FARMER’S MARKET ! at'/ A r c h e s OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 11AM-3PM Straight from the farmer's gardens to you! Enjoy a special treat this summer, every Saturday at Tanger Outlets the Arches as we welcome a bounty o f locally grown delights you will not want to miss! . FRUITS • VEGETABLES • LOCAL WINES • BREADS • FLOWERS • A ND MORE! TangerOutlets at/Arches Deer Park, NY 1-495 LIE Exit 52 on Commack Rd. & Grand Blvd. (631) 667-0600 tqngeroutlet.com/deerpark D'Amaro attends NBSD's Heroin and Gang Awareness Program Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-North Babylon) was recently invited to attend the North Babylon School District’s Heroin and Gang Awareness Program, held April 29 at North Babylon High School. D’Amaro, a school district parent, spoke about the County’s efforts to fightthe infiltration of gangs and drugs into our communities, including the newly formed 30-police officer Heroin Task Force and 10-point heroin prevention and treatment plan. Other speakers at the event included Babylon Town Councilman Tony Martinez, an agent from the Drug Enforcement Agency, a gang specialist from S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth Inc. and two young adults from the Phoenix House treatment center. Several organizations and not-for-profit groups, including the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, the Suffolk County Police Department, Babylon's Matt Griffo p a rt o f winning team M att Griffo, o f Babylon recently finished his ju n ior season for the Gettysburg College men’s lacrosse team. Griffo played in 12 games for the Bullets as a face-off specialist and was second on the team in draws won (70) and attempted (156), finishing 44.9 percent at the X. He also picked up 34 ground balls for the season and posted a career-high for ground balls (nine) and tied a career-best for face-offs won ( 10 - for-18) in a 10-9 Centennial Conference (CC) victory over Haverford College on March 14. In addition, Griffo notched his second career assist this season. Gettysburg, currently ranked No. 4 in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III poll, finished the season 15-3 (8-0 CC), advanced to the Centennial Conference championship game, and earned an at-large bid in the NCAA Division III Tournament. Lindenhurst native Kerrie Cahalin Rensselaer's Lacrosse team to wins Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute sophomore Kerrie C a h a lin is a m em b er o f Rensselaer’s women’s lacrosse team. A starter in all 14 games, the Lindenhurst native had, as a defenseman no points, but scooped up 18 ground balls, won two draw controls and caused 10 turnovers. Cahalin is a graduate of Lindenhurst High School and the daughter of Patricia and John Cahalin. helps Pictured here a t right Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-North Babylon) joins (from left) NBHS Administrator Brian Taylor, Babylon Town Councilman Tony Martinez, NBHS Principal Raymond Williams and a Suffolk County Deputy S heriff to offer fr e e drug testing kits to interested parents at the school’s recent Heroin and Gang Awareness Program. For more information or to request a kit, call the Suffolk County S h eriff’s department at 631-852-2200. the Town of Babylon Division of Drug and Alcohol Services, Daytop Village, Medsafe, Narcotics Anonymous and Pederson-Krag set, up tables in the lobby to provide additional information and answer questions about available services. “I applaud the North Babylon School District for taking a pro-active approach to help prevent devastating drugs and dangerous gangs from permeating our local schools,” D’Amaro said. “I thank the parents and students from the North Babylon community for joining us at this forum and I look forward to working cooperatively with the school district on these critical issues in the future.”

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