April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Community Scholarship celebrates Golden Jubilee

For decades, the Babylon Community Scholarship Fund has reached out to help young people, giving out more than three quarters of a million dollars to more than 600 students. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 24 • OLA Parish Chinese auction doors open at 6:30 p.m. For additional information or to donate prizes call 631-834-5544. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

SCWA visits Belmont Elementary

Fourth-graders at Belmont Elementary School in the North Babylon School District received a visit from the Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) and learned about the journey of water from the ground to the faucet. More...

Lindenhurst students learning through song

Students of Lindenhurst’s Harding Avenue Elementary School were encouraged to celebrate the joys of learning through song. More...

Fire Island students identify reptiles

Woodhull Elementary School’s primary team recently completed a handson science experiment based on the framework of the Fire Island School District’s curricula theme Where We Are. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Getting Ready to Babysit: Thurs., April 23, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Grades 6-9 - this program will teach you about child safety, developmental stages, and age-appropriate activities. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

MONDAY, April 27 •Babylon School Board of Education work/study meeting: 7:30 p.m., Babylon Jr./Sr. High School library, 50 Railroad Ave., Babylon. For info., call 631-893-7925. •Town of Babylon Planning Board meeting: 7 p.m. More...

Mother’s Day fundraiser boutique April 30 to May 1

Helping Hand Rescue Mission, a non-profit organization serving the community for over 49 years, has scheduled its annual Mother’s Day fundraising boutique to be held Thurs., April 30 to Sat., May 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Half Hollow Hills H.S. collects supplies for Ronald McDonald House

S.C. Leg. Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD is joining the Half Hollow Hills High School East and West Key Clubs to collect supplies for the Ronald McDonald House in Stony Brook. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF ANNUALMEETING 2015WEST BABYLONUNION FREE SCHOOLDISTRICTTOWN OF BABYLONSUFFOLK COUNTY,NEW YORK More...

Lindenhurst Schools set meeting for update on sale of Bower School for April 28

The Lindenhurst Board of Education will be holding a presentation on the potential rental or sale of the Edward W. Bower Elementary School at its community forum, Tues., April 28. More...

 

People/Social

Town honors David Hamil of Deer Park for wrestling win

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Councilman Tom Donnelly and the Town Board recently honored wrestler David Hamil, of Deer Park, for winning the New York State Championships, making him the third state champion in the history of Deer Park Fa More...

SCOPE honors educators, officials and support staff

Leading Long Island’s public schools to greatness – that was the theme of SCOPE’s 14th annual School District Awards Dinner, held at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook on March 23. More...

Lindenhurst Village holds annual Easter Egg Hunt

Lindenhurst Village held its annual Easter Egg Hunt Sat., April 4 at Fireman’s Memorial Park. Activities for the children included the egg hunt and face painting. There were specially designed balloon animals and temporary tattoos. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Ancient Indian burial grounds

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper in the July 3, 1887 issue wrote that “…the principal road across the necks on the south side of the Island was ‘Indian path’ later known as Montauk Highway” the 95-mile road to the end More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The name “Felix” means “lucky.” Some would say that “Felix” the cat lost at John F. Kennedy Airport on April 2 after a flight from Abu Dhabi, and then found 13 days later, is one lucky cat. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Bennett, homemaker from Bay Shore, at 69

Joyce Bennett, a resident of Bay Shore since 1971, died on Feb. 19, 2015 at home. She was 69 years old. Mrs. Bennett was born on Feb. 16, 1946 in Brooklyn to Salvatore and Jean Pisano. More...

Opinion

Babylon Community Scholarship committee is a reflection of the caring community it serves

This marks the 50th anniversary of the Babylon Community Scholarship, an organization that has raised almost $1 million in scholarship money for local students. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

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The mute swan is not the enemy

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: Last year the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposed to eradicate the mute swan in New York State.The public outcry was so overwhelming that the DEC tabled their program to study it further. More...













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