May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon IDA officials to meet with villages to explain new affordable housing guidelines

Babylon Industrial Development Agency (IDA) board members are meeting with Village officials in the Town to explain a new policy that lowers the financial threshold for renting affordable housing units in multi-family developments constructed, in par More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 26   •On Fri., May 26, at 1 p.m., the library will have Basic Conversational English. Practice, learn and become more comfortable with the use of the English language in a relaxed, informal environment. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deluca students Nicholas Castillo and Nicholas Calandro participate in SCMEA Day of Recorder

William E. DeLuca Elementary School students Nicholas Castillo and Nicholas Calandro recently participated in the SCMEA Day of Recorder. More...

North Babylon School District named Best Community for Music Education 2017’s

North Babylon School District has once again been named a Best Community for Music Education for 2017 by the National Association of Music Merchants and the University of Kansas — the 11th year it has been recognized since 2003. More...

Paul J. Bellew Elementary School celebrates Career Day

On its second annual Career Day, West Islip’s Paul J. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Friends of the Babylon Library Book Sale: Fri., June 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For info., email: FOBPL12@gmail.com.  Deer Park Library,  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, May 28 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, May 29 More...

BV Chamber of Commerce to host Art & Street Chalk festival

The Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce will host an Art & Street Chalk Contest at their annual Spring Fling Sidewalk Sale on Sat., June 3, at the corner of James St. and Deer Park Ave.  More...

Long Island Crisis Center is offering free Counselor Assistant program beginning June 5

According to several studies on volunteerism, those people who volunteer reap social, emotional and even physical benefits from their experiences: •Boosts self-esteem because by helping others you’llfind a greater sense of self-worth and More...

Opinion

Mourning for victims of terrorism on both sides of the pond

Our hearts and our prayers, as well as those of many of our readers we are sure, go out to our cousins in Manchester, England on the terrible tragedy that struck that country. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Comey firing was classless

Dear Editor: No matter one’s politics, it is unseemly at the least, to publicly announce someone’s dismissal before the person even knows they have beenfired. Anything less shows poor judgment. More...

Breaking News - 5/24/2017 5:09 PM

Schaffer hosting Safe Boating event Friday morning - Free Access

Kickoff to summer boating season

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Voters approve local school budgets

Voters headed to the polls yesterday, voting on their school budgets and electing members of their school boards. Following are local results:  More...

Lindenhurst Economic Development Committee named

Mayor Michael Lavorata is providing residents with the revised Downtown Redevelopment Ordinance. More...

Islip Town hears pros and cons on Heartland proposal

Cheers and boos roared loudly from a near capacity crowd at the Town of Islip’s Heartland Town Square public hearing late last month. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon School District dedicates baseball field to Joe DeLucca

Joe DeLucca struggled to hold back tears. And, when he talked about baseball, it was with a hushed reverence that made it obvious that baseball was much more than a game to him. More...

Alexander Joseph Viruet completes Eagle Board of Review

Alexander Joseph Viruet, of East Islip, New York, successfully completed his Eagle Board of Review, officially making him the 71st Eagle Scout of Troop 205 of Great River, East Islip, and Islip Terrace. More...

Suffolk County Heroes of the Game program honors local veteran Anthony Dellvalle

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone recently threw out the first pitch at the Long Island Ducks first home game of the season against the New Britain Bees.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Memorial Day is less than a week away! This weekend is much more anticipated than most holidays, primarily because it signifies the beginning of summer to so many of us. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Dogs offer comfort and support to children who must testify in court, seriously ill kids in hospitals, reluctant young readers in library programs and children who have witnessed unspeakable horror such as the Sandy Hook School massacre .  More...

Obituaries

Dora Burch, Pilgrim State Hospital employee and New Hope Baptist Church member

Dora Burch, a longtime resident of Amityville, died May 4, 2017 at Huntington Hills Nursing Home in Melville. She was 92 years old. Mrs. Burch was born in Wadesboro, NC in May 9, 1924 to Carrie Hardison. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1302428 for liquor, beer and wine has been applied for by the undersigned to sell liquor, beer and wine at retail under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 34 36 Front St, More...













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