July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 29 •On Fri., July 29, at 1:30 p.m., the library will have Friday Afternoon Game Club. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Tooker Avenue Elementary School students worked on literacy skills

Second-graders in AnnMarie Ayerle’s class at Tooker Avenue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District have been hard at work on their literacy skills this school year. More...

Marion G. Vedder Elementary in North Babylon performs at Spangle Drive Senior Center

The fifth-grade select chorus at Marion G. Vedder Elementary School in the North Babylon School District performed at the Spangle Drive Senior Center to ring in the spring season and St. Patrick’s Day. More...

Historical Society of Islip Hamlet’s scholarship winner is Emily Singleton

This year’s Historical Society of Islip Hamlet’s scholarship winner is Emily Singleton. She will be attending Sacred Heart University in the fall and studying secondary education, specializing in history. 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. Bring a friend, card or board game. Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, July 31 More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society’s upcoming events

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society FILPS) has arranged for events in the near future. More...

PAL summer fishing trips Wednesdays to August 24

Suffolk County Police Athletic League will hold its 2016 summer fishing trips. Children will be supervised by PAL officers and the staff of the Princess II. There is a limit of two trips per child. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Barfly Rental Services LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 06/03/16. Office located in Suffolk county. More...

Lindenhurst Schools call for vote on sale of Bower; set for Oct. 18

The Lindenhurst School District Board of Education recently set Oct. 18 as the date for a public referendum where residents will vote on approving or rejecting the sale of Edward W. Bower Elementary School for senior condo development. More...

Scouts bring crosswalk proposal to Babylon Village

Milton Devoti and Andrew Timson, members of Troop 1 in Babylon, frequently cross Montauk Highway on foot and on their bikes, and often wondered why the pedestrian crosswalk and pedestrian signal is at the east side of that intersection. More...

 

People/Social

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•Sarah Schmadke,Schmadke a business administration istration major from West Islip, has been named to the spring dean’s list at Mount Ida College, Newton, Massachusetts. More...

Local veteran Mikey Piro honored at lacrosse game for his years of military service

Town of Babylon Councilwoman Jackie Gordon recently attended a lacrosse game between Babylon Jr.- Sr. High School and Lindenhurst High School, where local veteran Michael “Mikey” Piro was honored for his years of military service. More...

Peter McArdle, out-going chief of department, honored

S.C. Leg. Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) joined with his colleagues from state and local government at the West Babylon Fire Department’s annual installation dinner held at the East Winds catering hall. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Summer is half over, can you believe it? The last week or so has been so hot and frequently muggy that the thought of cool weather is welcome. I know the kids won’t agree and a lot of adults won’t either, But to each his own! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Hordes of hoarders! Lately it seems our local news features the discovery of another animal hoarding house each week. Both Nassau and Suffolk have had their share of cases, but the Town of Hempstead appears the center of activity right now. More...

Obituaries

Artie Panetta, lifelong West Babylon resident and auto shop owner

Artie Panetta spent almost his entire life in West Babylon, growing up, attending schools here, working on his parents’ farm, operating his own businesses and raising his own family. More...

Opinion

Political divisiveness is not unique in America today

EDITORIAL:

With the end of the Republican National Convention and the beginning of the Democratic National Convention this week, a lot of people have politics on their minds. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

PUBLIC COMMENTARY: The enduring pain of a sound political whomping

Parents sending children to summer camp usually hope their kids will learn about sports, nature and friendship. But camp is also a hotbed of electoral politics. My brush with the machinations of summer-camp democracy came in 1975. More...













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