May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Expanded flights announced for MacArthur Airport

Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter, joined by state and local officials, recently announced new weekly flights aboard Elite Airways at Long Island’s MacArthur Airport. More...

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Schools/Sports

HOW CUTE ARE THEY?

As a culminating activity to their studies of folktales, Leah Weissinger’s first-grade class at Babylon Elementary School took to the stage on April 20 for a presentation of three classic folkt More...

Lindenhurst School board approves budget and okays sale of Bower School

The Lindenhurst School District unanimously voted to adopt its 2016-17 budget for $151.5 million—a year-to-year increase of $3 million, which will carry a tax levy increase of 1.02 percent.The increase is within the New York State cap. More...

North Babylon HS choir performs in cathedral in Garden City

Under the direction of director Christina Henderson, the North Babylon High School choir displayed its precision with harmonious performances of classic works at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Starfish Wall Hanging: Wed., May 11, 7-8:30 p.m. Design your own seashore wall hanging. $5 non-refundable fee due at registration, which is underway. More...

Events & Bulletin

Suffolk Widowed Men and Women meeting May 23

St. Monica’s Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., May 23, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. Dues are $18 per year. For information, call 631-581-0466. More...

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, May 8 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, May 9 More...

Babylon Village Arts Council presents featured art series tonight, May 5

Babylon Village Arts Council’s May poet for its Spoken Word Series is M.J. Tenerelli, Thurs., May 5, 7:30 p.m. at Jack Jack’s Coffee House, 223 Deer Park Ave., Babylon Village. More...

Opinion

Say thank you to a small business in your community and support them all year long

EDITORIAL:

This week we celebrate National Small Business Week, a time to remember the value of the small businesses within our communities and to support them. More...

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Battling the beast of opioid abuse requires a long-term societal commitment

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: More...

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre brings funds to fight drug abuse

“It is,” said NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean- Pierre, “about saving lives.” The Lindenhurst lawmaker was joined by S.C. Exec. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 6 •Computer Kindergarten & 1st Grade: Fridays: May 6th & 13th, 10 a.m.-12 noon. $10 fee. Learn basic computer skills with these hands-on courses. Seating limited, registration required. More...

 

People/Social

James Rochel retires

James Rochel, the longest-serving Village of Lindenhurst employee, has retired after 45 years of service in the Department of Public Works. More...

Elizabeth Saitta to be honored

ElizabethSaitta,aNorth Babylon resident and wealth management director of business development for Kuttin Wealth Management, was honored at the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women’s 37th annual Achievers Award Gala on May 4. More...

Sunrise Square Club of Lindenhurst hosts installation of officers

On April 18, the Sunrise Square Club of Lindenhurst had its 93rd installation of officers at the Sea Haven Restaurant in Lindenhurst. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•There is an amazing crop of dandelions popping up everywhere! Every time I try to pull them up, another group seems to appear. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Time to revisit Lyme. Veterinarians are now aware Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, such as Ehrlichia and Anaplasma, may be more common and prevalent than had previously been realized in Nassau and western Suffolk. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Vanderveldt Opitz, born in Babylon, devoted mother and active community member

Margaret Vanderveldt Opitz of Raleigh, North Carolina, died on Thurs., March 31, 2016, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Born on Dec. 21, 1935, in Babylon, Mrs. Optiz was the sixth of nine children of Grace and Anthony Vanderveldt. More...

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLKBABYLON VENTURES TRUST 2013- I-H-R BY MCM CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC ITS TRUSTEE, Plaintiff -against- MARILYN WALSH, et al Defendant(s). More...













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