August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Inspiration shines at new LIRR station

Moe Brooker, the artist who designed the colorful painted-glass panels inside the parking garage, was recognized at a reception following the ceremony. He spoke about the inspiration for his work, “Just Jazz.” More...

The court of second chances

It’s not a likely place for shattered dreams and broken promises to be given a second chance. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon students Meet the Leaders taping

Babylon High School students in Christopher Ryan’s Advanced Placement US history class had the chance to speak with a political leader about current events when they were selected to take part in a special taping of Cablevision’s Meet the More...

West Islip seniors commit to colleges

West Islip High School senior student-- athletes have committed to a Division one and two colleges. More...

West Islip's girls lacrosse team wins championship

The West Islip High School Lady Lions won the 2015 New York State Class A Girls Lacrosse Championship. The Lady Lions defeated Suffern High School 10-9 in the finals on June 6 at SUNY Cortland to earn the school’s first girls lacrosse title. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, August 30 More...

Art Council Juried Art Show begins September 1

The Arts Council of the East Islip Public Library, 381 E. Main St. East Islip, will hold its 30th Juried Art Show from Tues. Sept. 1 through Sat., Sept. 27 in the library’s second floor art gallery. More...

Keep Islip Clean cleanup event September 19

Litter mars the beauty of a community and can negatively impact the environment. This a common problem and in this area litter ends up in the Great South Bay, wetlands, streams and other areas of Islip’s local marine environment. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Notice Of Formation,TR Product Representatives,LLC.Articles of OrganizationFiled with the Secretary ofState of New York (SSNY)on 7/15/2015Office location, SuffolkCounty, NY.SSNY designated for serviceof process.SSNY shall mail copies ofany process se More...

Wyandanch Rising project moves forward with unveiling of LIRR lot

The Wyandanch Rising project took another step forward when it held a ribbon- cutting ceremony on the recently completed $29 million, 920-space Wyandanch Parking Facility last week. More...

Sunrise Highway service road at Rte 231 undergoing repairs

Beginning Mon., Aug. 24, the New York State Department of Transportation started working to repair the two-lane strip of roadway on the north side of Sunrise Highway in West Islip near Route 231. More...

Urgency builds to reform New York State’s juvenile justice system and keep kids out of jail

New York is one of only two states in the country that criminalize anti-social behavior of those they define as adults at the age of 16. North Carolina is the second, while the rest of the country considers those 18 and over as adults. More...

Caught by police doing the right thing

Suffolk County PO Jeannette Morales with teenagers from the Brentwood area. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 28 • Don Quixote on stage at Tanner Park at 7:30 p.m. at the end of Baylawn Avenue south of Montauk Highway. Tanner Park is also accessible by the LIRR at the Copiague Station. More...

 

People/Social

Joseph A. Vanderveldt III commissioned

Joseph A. Vanderveldt III has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from The Citadel, Charleston, S.C. More...

Michael Palopoli of West Babylon reenlists

Staff Sergeant Michael Palopoli of West Babylon, has reenlisted to continue service with the Company F (Forward Support Company Infantry), 427th Brigade Support Battalion. More...

Announcing military promotions and graduates

Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•This has been the longest summer vacation we’ve had in years. Even though the students are going back to school “early,” it’s been a long summer. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

On Aug.16, Dr. Richard E. Goldstein, chief medical officer of the renowned Animal Medical Center (AMC) in NYC, began a Shelter Summit with these words of wisdom: “Please don’t use the term “kennel cough” anymore. More...

Obituaries

Paul G. Stevens, foreman at Garsite Inc., in Deer Park

Paul G. Stevens, a lifetime resident of Amityville, died July 8, 2015 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home. He was 95 years of age. Mr. Stevens was born on March 29, 1920 in Amityville to Alfred and Marguerite (Daunhauer) Stevens. More...

Opinion

Mercy of Pope Francis must be realistic

EDITORIAL

It is with tremendous anticipation that Catholics and others await the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis. More...

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Full Story

Reader input: What do you love about your hometown? Let us know

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Recently, we invited readers to send us a short explanation of what they love about their hometown. The following is from Owen Brooks who talks about “The Friendly Village by the Bay,” Amityville. More...













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