July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

John Lisi wins Pride of Lindenhurst Award

The Lindenhurst Board of Education recently awarded John Lisi, president of the Daniel Street Civic Association, the Pride of Lindenhurst Award. The award was presented to Lisi at a community forum on Wed., June 15. More...

Moody's upgrades Babylon Town's credit rating

Moody’s Investor Service upgraded the credit rating for the Town of Babylon from Aa2 to Aa1, citing key redevelopment initiatives as a prominent reason for the improved rating. More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst H.S. visits Rowan College, Rutgers University, University of Maryland & Towson University

Forty-three sophomores and juniors of Lindenhurst High School recently embarked on a group college tour. The two-day trip provided students with the opportunity to visit a myriad of schools in multiple states and bring about College Awareness. More...

Belmont Elementary in the North Babylon video conferences with educators from NASA

Fifth-graders at Belmont Elementary School in the North Babylon School District culminated their unit on the solar system by video conferencing with educators from National Aeronautics Space Administration. More...

Babylon H.S. inducts more than 100 students into National Honor Society

Babylon Junior-Senior High School inducted more than 100 students into the Spanish, French and English National honor societies during ceremonies held on May 24. 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 a friend, card or board game. Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, July 24 More...

Babylon Booster Club accepting Wall of Fame nominations til Sept. 1

The Babylon Booster Club Wall of Fame committee is accepting nominations for induction into the Babylon Athletics Wall of Fame. The Wall of Fame honors past Panthers who have achieved excellence in athletics, academics and community service. More...

Babylon man to take part in Ironman competition

Five years ago, Guy Liebstein was an out-of-shape former athlete. He took a run with a friend and realized just how out of shape he was. “I felt really crappy,” he said. More...

Opinion

A civil society cannot tolerate assaults on its police officers

EDITORIAL:

Many years ago, when the courts were asked to determine whether a citizen could be arrested and charged for making disparaging comments to, shouting at and otherwise verbally abusing a police officer, the courts ruled that the officers were represent More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: Let’s not stop Pokémon GO for all because a few use poor judgment

On Fri., July 8, I witnessed, right here in my own community, a wonderful, global phenomena, Pokémon GO! Pokémon is a Japanese video game that has been around for more than 20 years, but has also spawned books, television shows and card games. More...

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BEACHES OPEN AT TANNER AND VENETIAN - Free Access

Health warning lifted

The beach closures issued on July 19, 2016, for Tanner Park Beach in Copiague and Venetian Shores Beach in Lindenhurst have been lifted, as results of recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels, Suf More...

Christopher Proto named recipient of the 2016 Nathaniel Conklin Award

Babylon Village resident Dr. Christopher Proto will receive the Nathaniel Conklin Award for volunteerism and outstanding community service. This award is chosen by the Conklin Selection Committee, which is comprised of past winners. More...

Memorial service for those 'who answered their last alarm'

The Town of Babylon Volunteer Firemen’s Association recently memorialized those volunteers “who answered their last alarm” at an event on the front lawn of Babylon Town Hall. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 22 •Senior Advocate: Fri., July 22, 9-11 a.m. A Senior Advocate from the S.C. More...

 

People/Social

Local military promotions and reenlistments...

Michael Pira, from West Babylon and serving with the 107th Military Police Company, is promoted to the rank of Private First Class. Michael Avona, from Babylon and serving with the 145th Maintenance Company, is promoted to the rank of Specialist. More...

Hofstra Law School honors female attorneys

In April, the Hofstra Law School honored a number of female attorneys for their work on Long Island. Included in the group were Victoria Gumbs Moore of Wheatley Heights and Madeline Singas, who was the keynote speaker at the event. More...

Karl Dill completes Eagle Scout rank

The scouts, leaders and committee members of Boy Scout Troop 86 - Deer Park, announced that having completed the requirements for, and having been examined by an Eagle Scout Board of Review, Karl Dill, of Deer Park, was found worthy of the rank of Ea More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•The Argyle Theater: How does that sound? It is great news for the Village that Mark and Dylan Perlman of Seaford plan to buy Babylon’s movie theater on Main Street and renovate it into a professional theater. More...

“1st Act in Legislature made a Spittoon, a Flower Vase” - Part III

As the women’s suffrage movement grew, Rosalia Gardner Jones’s of Oyster Bay, and Lillian Fishel, of Babylon, continued to fight hard, and over the next few years were joined by other local women living on the South Shore of Long Island. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“The Secret Life of Pets” raked in over $203 million at movie box offices in just two weeks. I went to see the animated film, hoping I’d love it because two of the promos featured friends. More...

Obituaries

Bruce Lottman, Amityville resident, healthcare manager, veteran

Bruce Lottman, who was born and raised in Amityville, died June 22, 2016 in Stuart, Florida. He was 74 years old. Mr. Lottman served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and received the rank of 1st Lieutenant. More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY CITIMORTGAGE INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC.; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...













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