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Schools/Sports

Big Dogs: North Babylon football tops West Islip for Suffolk II title

The North Babylon football program is the king of Suffolk Division II. The Bulldogs dominated in a 30-6 victory over West Islip in the county final on Nov. 17 at LaValle Stadium on the campus of Stony Brook University. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

•Happy Holidays! This time of year is my favorite! I love the smell of pine trees and cranberry-scented candles. I enjoy seeing people hurrying from one store to another, shopping for gifts.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Baking cookies is a favorite part of the holidays. Our dogs enjoy homemade treats too, but they’re much better off with recipes especially for them. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, December 10   More...

Marconi Lodge Oldies but Goodies social night tonight

On Thurs. Dec. 7 the Marconi Lodge. 333 Moffitt Blvd., Islip, will host its Oldies but Goodies social night, 7:30-1030 p.m. The cost per person is $20 and includes a buffet dinner, wine, beer and soda, coffee and refreshments. More...

Donate gently used clothing to Every Child’s Dream Holiday

Lighten your load and help young people in need by cleaning out your closets and bringing your gently-used or new coats, sweaters, sweatshirts and blankets to the office of Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) as part of the do More...

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Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF BABYLON PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon will hold a Public Hearing at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, New York, on More...

Local fire district races Tuesday, December 12th

Voters in the Copiague, Deer Park, West Babylon and West Islip fire districts will head to the polls on Tuesday to elect candidates to the Board of Fire Commissioners.  More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, December 8 •Poinsettia Painting: Fri., Dec. 8, 2-4 p.m. Learn how to create a colorful poinsettia painting that you can take home. $5 non-refundable fee. Registration underway. No online registration and no walkins. More...

 

People/Social

The Messiah benefits Mercy Soup Kitchen

Through the generosity of the Church of St. Joseph, Babylon, St. Joseph’s Choir and friends from the Babylon Methodist Church will present a free concert on Sun., Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. More...

Horsley honored as Nathanial Conklin Award winner

Wayne Horsley, regional director of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historical Preservation, received the 21st Nathanial Conklin Award for Volunteerism on Sun., Oct. 29, 2017. More...

Six D.P. H.S. student-musicians chosen for All-County honors

Six outstanding Deer Park High School studentmusicians were chosen for All-County honors this year, and will participate in the annual New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education All-County concert on Nov. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Poinsettia Painting: Fri., Dec. 8, 2-4 p.m. Learn how to create a colorful poinsettia painting that you can take home. $5 non-refundable fee. Registration underway. More...

Obituaries

Nancy E. DeChiaro, longtime Citibank employee and mother of Babylon resident

Mrs. Nancy E. DeChiaro, who grew up in Brooklyn and spent 43 years as a resident of Amityville, died Nov. 2, 2017 surrounded by her family.  Mrs. DeChiaro worked as a personal banker for Citibank of Amityville for more than 25 years.  More...

Opinion

Power does not come with absolute privilege

The recent spate of sexual abuse at the hands of men in high-ranking positions in politics, business and the entertainment industry has many people looking for commonality that will help explain these egregious acts. More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: The mystery of the computer is not really a mystery at all

Because I worked part time for a government computer contractor doing internet development, the college where I worked decided to make use of those skills. My teaching was changed to part time, with part of my assignment being the internet manager. More...













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