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Babylon Village 2014 Swim Meet - Free Access

Event marks end of summer
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Babylon Village held its annual swim meet Aug, 9. Youngsters had a chance to show off what they have learned during the season. More than 600 families signed up for summer events this year. More...

Catholics break Ramadan fast with Muslims at an Iftar dinner at Church in Wyandanch

On Fri., July 25, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Wyandanch and the Turkish Cultural Center hosted 150 people at a Catholic/Muslim Iftar dinner at the church to break the Ramadan fast. More...

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Schools/Sports

Deer Park student named top Red Cross Club Leader on LI

Deer Park High School junior Danial Khoshkehpazi was recently named Outstanding High School Red Cross Club Leader by the American Red Cross on Long Island, a designation honoring a student who displayed the greatest service involvement in the Red Cro More...

RMMS in North Babylon celebrates “music in our schools”

Members of the Robert Moses Middle School jazz band and select chorus traveled to Albany to take part in the celebration of Music In Our Schools Month. More...

Danden Chen of Lindenhurst joins Farmingdale College faculty

Danden Chen, a resident of Lindenhurst, has joined the history and political science department at Farmingdale State College as an assistant professor of history. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Free Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

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

Events Concerts & Around Town

BABYLON VILLAGESummer Concert SeriesSponsored by the Village of BabylonJan Wickline and the Amber City BandFri., Aug. 22, 8 p.m. More...

Snapper Derby Aug. 23

The Rotary Club of Lindenhurst in conjunction with the Village of Lindenhurst will sponsor the Annual Snapper Derby 2014 at the Lindenhurst Village Marina on Sat., Aug. 23. Registration, which is free of charge, is from 8 until 9 a.m. on Aug. More...

Opinion

It will take more than law enforcement to solve drug problems in this country

A stunning reminder of the extent of the drug problem in our area came last week as Suffolk County announced the arrest of 22 subjects charging them in running a major drug ring on the South Shore of Long Island. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Gov. should sign bill to assess costs of complete plume remediation

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: A bill A9492 (Saladino) and S7832 (Hannon), concerning the Grumman Navy toxic plume remediation plan is on the desk of Gov. Andrew Cumoo and the public should contact the governor’s office to get his to sign the bill. More...

Breaking News - 5:44 PM

Local restaurants charged in copyright infringement lawsuit

By Carolyn JamesTwo local restaurants are among nine named in a lawsuit brought by The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). More...

Breaking News - 8/24/2014 11:05 AM

Babylon officials to Verizon: Where's our FIOS?

Officials call upon company to serve all communities in Babylon
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Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino and Town and County officials called on Verizon yesterday urging them to commit to bringing the infrastructure needed to provide cellular and internet services to Babylon Village and the barrier beaches. More...

Large crowds hooked on Babylon's annual Tuna Tournament

Speakers cranked out rock ‘n roll, donkeys and lambs stood in a small petting zoo, vendors hawked pretzels, roasted corn and hot dogs and boats full of fishermen cruised through the water. Most importantly, the skies were clear. More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, August 22 •Wild by Nature Grand Opening celebration, face painting for kids, prizes and more. Wild By Nature, 478A Union Blvd., West Islip, or call 631-719-7200. Saturday, August 23 More...

 

People/Social

DP student Malachi Keaton gets surprise virtual visit from Dad serving in Kuwait

For Malachi Keaton, a fifth-grader in Marie Finley’s class at Deer Park’s John F. Kennedy Intermediate School, the face on the video screen was a truly special surprise. More...

Spota announces Drug Task Force busts up "sophisticated" drug ring

Two men, including one from Amityville, were identified by the Suffolk County district attorney’s office as “major drug traffickers” operating a sophisticated heroin ring on Long Island. S.C. More...

North Babylon resident Katelyn Repetto crowned Miss East Coast US International

Katelyn Repetto, of North Babylon, was recently crowned the 2014 Miss East US International titleholder. She will go on to compete against other state delegates at the national 2014 Miss US International pageant in Orlando, Florida. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse by Mary Gallagher

What a beautiful summer we have had this year! This past weekend was especially lovely. For me, so much depends on the humidity. As long as the air is relatively dry, I don’t mind a high temperature. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Do you know that we have a fabulous and free Facebook network on Long Island for lost pets unlike any other? When an animal lover’s pet is missing, the search is heart wrenching and overwhelming. More...

Hot Laps

Twin 50’s for the NASCAR Modifieds and the INEX National Qualifier for the Legend Stock Cars highlighted the Riverhead Raceway program on Aug. 9, 2014. More...

Obituaries

Marge Slack, wife of Babylon Bay Constable Joe Slack

When Marge Burke was a young girl growing up in Brooklyn, she spent time at Rockaway Beach and one day a young man playing poker on the boardwalk caught her eye. She walked up to him and asked if he was a member of the local gymnastic team. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATIONOF Bean 7241, LLC. Arts ofOrg filed with Secy of State(SSNY) on 7/10/14. More...













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