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THE GRADUATES

Deer Park High School

As the sun shone brightly and a refreshing breeze moved through Al Centamore Football Field, members of Deer Park High School’s Class of 2014, led by the American Celtic Pipe Band, marched in for the school’s 51st commencement. More...

Lindenhurst High School

On June 27, the Class of 2014 officially became the newest Lindenhurst High School alumni. With proud family and friends looking on and the high school band performing “Pomp and Circumstance,” the students made their way to the Edward F. More...

North Babylon High School

The North Babylon High School Class of 2014 gathered together onefinal time on June 28 to celebrate the school’s annual commencement exercises. 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. •Financial Planning for Everyone: Thurs., July 31, 7-8 p.m. Registration underway. 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, July 27 More...

Barefoot Black Tie Dinner at Fire Island Lighthouse

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society is holding it 28th annual Barefoot Black Tie Dinner Dance., Sat., Aug. 9, 6:30 to 11 p.m. Enjoy a catered dinner and dance to the sounds of the live band, Tradewinds. More...

Babylon High School 50th reunion Sept. 14

The 1964 Babylon High School class 50th reunion will be held Sun., Sept. 14, 11 a.m. or so. The event will be a casual inexpensive gathering at Elsie Farrell Poucel’s home in West Islip. Those that cannot attend, the group will be Skyping. More...

Opinion

Service above self pays off

With all of the terrifying news coming from all points around the world, including the increasing tension in the Middle East and the devastating loss of more than 200 lives with the deliberate downing of a Malaysian aircraft in the Ukraine, we though More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Kindness isn’t always rewarded with thanks

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: Upon reading your editorial recently about your lost wallet being returned to you by two Good Samaritans, (July 3 & 4, 2014), I couldn’t help but think about an experience that I had many years ago. More...

Sunday bus service in Suffolk more than just a token success

In Suffolk County, “Never on Sunday” bus service has been replaced by an expanded program that has offered Sunday bus service in many routes and tripled the number of riders since the new “Sunday Service” program was launched More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, July 25 • Tommy James and the Shondells at 7:30 in Tanner Park. Sponsored by the Town of Babylon. Sponsored by the Town of Babylon, free of charge. Please bring a non-perishable food item to help stock the Town of Babylon Food Pantry. More...

 

People/Social

Connor Hunter named scholar athlete at Skidmore

As a member of Skidmore College’s men’s lacrosse team, Connor Hunter (BHS Class of 2011) has been named a member of the NCAA Liberty League’s All-Academic Team. More...

Scholars In the News

•The following local residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut for the spring semester: From Babylon are Maura O’Shea, Matthew Finelli and Christopher Finelli; fro More...

Lindenhurst Historical Society donates 75K to Village

The Lindenhurst Historical Society presented the Village with a check for $75,000 to be used for interior renovations at the new Village Museum. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Things in Babylon are fairly quiet, as so many people are out of town. Last week’s thunderstorms flooded many streets. Because the rain came down so heavily, the storm drains could not absorb it all. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

A local historian, approaching her 90th birthday, once told me that everything and everyone relevant to the search for Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) in Babylon was in the cemetery. She passed away before I ever got to tell her how correct she was. More...

Hot Laps

Youth was largely served and a seasoned veteran taught everyone a lesson in sportsmanship in Riverhead Raceway action on July 12, 2014. More...

Obituaries

Emma Carney, Babylon resident and mother of Rev. Thomas P. Carney, Pastor of Babylon church

Emma Carney of Babylon, the mother of Rev. Thomas P. Carney, pastor of Babylon United Methodist Church, died on June 9, 2014. She was 92 years old. Mrs. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of formation OakStreet Villas, LLC filed withthe Secretary of State of NewYork (SSNY) 5/30/14. Office location: Suffolk County, SSNY has designatedas agent of the LLC uponwhom process against itmay be served. More...













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