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Local voters give their school budgets big okay

More than 99 percent of all school district’s in New York State approved their budgets on Tues., May 17, and locally voters approved all of their school budgets, all of which met the New York State Tax cap that sets a limit on the tax levies. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 27 •On Fri., May 27, at 10:30 a.m., the library will have Miss Nadia’s Storytime. Come one! Come all! Join Ms. Nadia for 45 minutes of fun, stories, songs and crafts. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111. More...

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Schools/Sports

Congressman Pete King visits Our Lady of Lourdes School

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) recently spoke to students at Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip about our government and his role in Congress. More...

Police Commissioner Tim Sini visits West Islip H.S. business and personal law classes

Students in West Islip High School’s business and personal law classes were treated to an April 12 visit special guest speaker and alumnus, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Tim Sini. More...

West Babylon H.S. Library receives honorarium award

An honorarium award was presented May 18 to the West Babylon Junior High School by Suffolk School Library Media Association, for the creation/expansion of JHS Makerspace Program. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room. Bring your own card or board game. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, May 29 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, May 30 More...

Free programs to help mature adults improve quality of life begin on Tuesday, June 2

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Babylon Tuna Club free presentation May 31

The Babylon Tuna Club will host a free presentation by Marshall Brown entitled Save the Great South Bay, Tues., May 31. Complimentary light food will be offered at 7 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 8 p.m. There will be a cash bar. More...

Opinion

Law to limit parole makes sense

EDITORIAL:

A story in this week’s edition discusses the hope of some of our lawmakers, and the families who have lost a loved one through a violent crime, that the state legislature will change the law to reduce the number of times violent offenders can a More...

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Like everything else in life, America has to position itself for recovery

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Goodfishing requires positioning. Baiting your hook and dropping it in a place where there arefish is a start to successfulfishing. More...

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Memorial Day in Babylon Village - Free Access

Rain does not keep marchers away
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It's still a go for Babylon Village Memorial Day Parade - Free Access

 The Memorial Day Parade in Babylon Village begins at 11 a.m. and is still scheduled, despite the rain. More...

Lawmakers press to limit parole hearings for violent offenders

The New York State Senate passed a bill that would limit the number of times a violent offender can appeal to the New York State Parole Board for release. More...

Memorial Day Parades Monday, May 30th

Although no sculptured marble should rise to their More...

 

People/Social

Tessa Stoecker enrolls

Tessa Stoecker of Babylon is among Misericordia University students who enrolled in the weekend occupational therapy master’s degree program recently and received their pins and presented their capstone group research projects at the annual Gra More...

Marlene Johnston elected chairwoman

Recently, Legislator Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) and Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane presented Marlene Johnston with a proclamation in recognition for being elected 2016 chairwoman of the Suffolk County Women’s Advisory Commission. More...

Birone earns Teacher of Excellence Award

Babylon Junior-Senior High School science research teacher Claire Birone was recognized at the inaugural “Teachers of Excellence” Awards Ceremony sponsored by New York State Sen. Phil Boyle on May 5. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•In the past few columns, I’ve written about the historical David Smith House on the southeast corner of Ketewamoke and Deer Park avenues. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

In the movie, Michelle Pfeiffer was “Married to the Mob,” which caused her lots of trouble. More...

Obituaries

Funeral Mass for Kathleen Crawford to be held at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church June 4

A funeral Mass for Kathleen Crawford, a former longtime resident of Babylon Village and a teacher, will be held at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church in Babylon Sat., June 4 at 10 a.m. A resident of Deerfield Beach, Florida since 1978, she died in Ft. More...

Good Shepherd Hospice offers bereavement services

Good Shepherd Hospice Bereavement Services are opened to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss through death at no charge. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1294445, for beer and wine has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer and wine at retail under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 203 Terry Rd, Smithtown, NY&nbs More...













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