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West Babylon Junior High School students participate in Hour of Code activities

West Babylon Junior High School students participated in the Hour of Code activities throughout the week of Dec. 7. More...

West Islip schools perform at Tuba and Euphonium Day event

West Islip music students from Oquenock Elementary School, Beach Street Middle School and West Islip High School performed in this year’s Day of Tuba and Euphonium, held on Oct. 30 at Smithtown East High School. More...

Deer Park student James Myrick impresses 26 colleges

Deer Park UFSD student James Myrick, who also attends Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA), impressed representatives from 26 colleges and universities across the country recently. 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. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, February 7 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, February 8 More...

Food drive to support Island Harvest Feb. 6

S.C. Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County will hold a food drive to support Island Harvest. The drive will be held Sat., Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stop and Shop, 351 Merrick Rd., Amityville More...

Bay Shore Historical Society presents “So You Think You Know Long Island,” Feb. 18

Gene Horton will present a program entitled, So You Think You Know Long Island, at the meeting of the Bay Shore Historical Society on Thurs., Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Bay Shore/Brightwaters Library, One South Country Rd., Brightwaters. More...

Opinion

New state regulation violates free speech

GUEST EDITORAL:

New York State’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE), voted recently to require that public relations specialists register as lobbyists if they talk to newspaper editors or editorial boards providing information and a point of view on beh More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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A tribute to Lou Howard – remembered as a leader, listener and father

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

If there were such thing as a modern day Renaissance man, it would be Lou Howard. A legendary football coach, educator, politician and community advocate, Howard touched many lives in various disciplines over his 92 years of existence. More...

Breaking News - 2/3/2016 9:58 AM

Babylon Girls hoops clinches playoff - Free Access

Next to last game tonite

by Liam HenryBabylon girls basketball is heading back to a familiar place…the playoffs.After falling to Hampton Bays, 47-42, in the Suffolk Class B final last year, the Panthers have been on a quest to overcome that hardship and claim a county title More...

BVAC announces its February artist

The Babylon Village Art Council’s featured artist for its Rotational Art Program at Astoria Bank is Remy Lexington, illustrator and writer. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 5 • Chair Yoga: Fridays, Feb. 5 & 12, 9:15-10:15 a.m. A type of yoga that incorporates yoga poses seated on the chair, as well as standing using the chair for support. North Babylon Library, 815 Deer Park Ave., 669-4020. More...

 

People/Social

John A. Cuomo achieves Eagle Scout honor

Troop 179’s newest Eagle Scout, John A. Cuomo, of West Islip,was recognized by S.C. Leg. Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) at a Court of Honor held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. More...

IN THE NEWS

During a gathering at Lindenhurst Village Hall, Mayor Thomas Brennan presented Evelyn Chivvis with a proclamation designating an “Evelyn Chivvis Day” for Village residents to honor and salute this outstanding member of our community for h More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•One of many things about me that drove my poor mother crazy was when I refused to eat something or other. From the time Mom was four, she was a boarding student at Brentwood’s Academy of St. Joseph, until she graduated from high school. More...

The Gold Rush of 1849 Whaling Captains as Gold Miners! -

Part I

Seamen who had worked and lived in the old Town of Oyster Bay and Town of Huntington, as well as other parts of Long Island, sought adventure and wealth in California during the 1849 Gold Rush. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Bring out the sardine salsa and chips. It’s time for the Hallmark Channel’s “Kitten Bowl III,” broadcast this Sun., Feb. 7 starting at noon, hours before that other big football game. More...

Obituaries

Marie Pepe, Babylon HS graduate, West Islip resident and past president of WI Beautification Society

by Carolyn James Marie Pepe, who was born and raised in Queens, graduated from Babylon High School and raised her family in West Islip, was an integral part of her community. More...

Tommy Merriweather Memorial held at First Baptist Church

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) joined Bay Shore resident Jacqueline Merriweather in remembering her husband’s heroism during the third annual Tommy Merriweather Memorial at the First Baptist Church in Bay Shore. In 2013, NYPD Det. More...

Lou Howard Sr., former lawmaker and educator, dies at 92

Lou Howard, legendary football coach and former State and County lawmaker, died Jan. 25, 2016 at the age of 92. His funeral was Sunday. Former Amityville Village Mayor Emil Pavlik remembers the first time he met Lou Howard. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

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