March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village elections to be held Tuesday, March 21

Babylon Village elections will be held Tues., March 21. The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Running for reelection to the Babylon Village Board are Trustees Kevin Muldowney and Mary Adams of the Better Babylon party. More...

Farmingdale girls hoops overcomes odds to make it to County quarters

When you are a six-seed going up against a three-seed it is never easy. Add on top that the three-seed is hosting at their high school. Add on top of that that you are down your leading scorer on the season. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Saturday, March 18   •Almost Home Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc. will be holding its 10th annual Chinese auction fundraiser at the Elks Lodge, 120 Edgewood Avenue in Smithtown, Sat., March 18 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

We celebrate all things Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. To paraphrase a familiar song: “When Irish dogs are smiling, the whole world smiles with them.” The Emerald Isle has provided the world with a smorgasbord of delightful breeds. More...

Babylon News & Muse

•Tomorrow, of course, is St. Patrick’s Day. So I ask you to join the millions who will be wearin’ the green! I wish you a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day and hope that you are finished digging yourself out from the blizzard. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, March 19  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, March 20   More...

Almost Home Animal Rescue & Adoption fundraiser March 18

Almost Home Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc. will be holding its 10th annual Chinese auction fundraiser at the Elks Lodge, 120 Edgewood Avenue in Smithtown, Sat., March 18 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be more than 200 prizes.  More...

Dahlia Society beginner’s class Thurs., March 16

The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold a special beginner’s class Thurs., March 16, 6:30 p.m. at the East Islip Public Library, 381 East Main St., Montauk Hwy., East Islip. More...

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Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR LSF9 MASTER PARTICIPATION TRUST; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...

West Babylon Schools unveil first budget figures

The West Babylon School District is considering hiring a full-time behavioral specialist to provide most of those services currently delivered now by private contractors.  “By hiring this full-time employee, the district will be spending l More...

Libraries holding budget information meetings

The Copiague Library is holding a public hearing on its upcoming budget Wed., March 22, at the library, 50 Deauville Blvd., Copiague.  The library board is asking for an $85,000 increase in the tax levy to maintain services and meet the high dem More...

Town historian traces Babylon's roots through postcards and photos

How did Babylon Village get its name? Legend has it that Nathaniel Conklin and his mother Phoebe moved to the area in1803, making their home across from the American House Hotel, which was at the northwest corner of Main Street and Deer Park Avenue. More...

D.P. boys hoops starts season slow but concludes in County quarters

When you start your season 0-5, things don’t just look bleak…they look straight up horrifying.  That was the situation Deer Park boys basketball saw themselves in after falling to Uniondale, Elmont, Harborfields, Bay Shore, and Half More...

 

People/Social

Local soldiers promoted

Christopher Graham of Wyandanch, serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3-142nd Aviation was promoted to the rank of Specialist. Major General Anthony P. More...

D.P. H.S. tech teacher Jeremy Ferrara honored with Bright Light Award

Deer Park High School technology teacher Jeremy Ferrara was recently honored with the Bright Light Award by Suffolk ASSET.  More...

Suffolk County Legislature approves Parks Watch program proposed by Chairwoman Kara Hahn

The Suffolk County Legislature recently approved a “Parks Watch” program proposed by Legislator and Parks Committee Chairwoman Kara Hahn. 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 your own card or board game.  Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library  More...

Obituaries

Delano Stewart, Wyandanch resident, community leader, activist and publisher

As a young boy growing up in LaBoca and Paraiso, Panama, Delano Stewart watched his father, a minister, teach and work against discrimination. More...

Opinion

Our Endorsements 2017

Elections at the Village level are always difficult. Most of you know the people who are running; you meet them in the bank and at the supermarket. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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GUEST COMMENTARY: By Anthony Figliola

Quality of Island’s drinking water is everyone’s concern

As Long Islanders are easing into the New Year, many are hopeful they can keep their resolutions and that this year will be better than the last. More...













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