December 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Deer Park community hears plans for building changes in school district

Superintendent of Deer Park Schools Eva Demyen delivered a presentation on future use of the district's Abraham Lincoln School and the Memorial Building at a school board meeting last month.  Over the next two years, both buildings will see mult More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday, December 27  • Book Bingo for families with kids ages four and up. Amityville library, Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  • Book Bingo for families with kids ages four and up. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

I wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, a belated Happy Chanukah and Happy Kwanza. No wonder people sometimes just say Happy Holidays.  •Do you think about the Christmases you celebrated with your family as a child? More...

Hot Laps

Many Riverhead Raceway competitors shone brightly at the 2014 Turkey Derby at Wall (NJ) Stadium Speedway Nov. 28-30.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s been three Christmases siIt’s been three Christmases since “Tiny Tim,” a Lhasa with a corkscrew leg twisted completely around, showed up as a stray at Babylon Town Shelter. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, December 28 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, December 29 More...

BabylonHomemakers meeting January 7

The next meeting of the Babylon Day Homemakers is Wed., Jan. 7, 10 a.m. There will be a guest speaker discussing estate planning.  More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society events for January

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has scheduled two events for early January.  More...

Opinion

Christmas is in the face of a child, and the heart of kindness

It is amazing how the birth of a single child more than two thousand years ago helped transform the world and how it continues to spread a message of hope and love, particularly during the holiday season.  Or perhaps the message of that child&rs More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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A true Christmas story of forgiveness and redemption

It’s Christmas time again. More...

In this season of peace, we wish all of our readers and friends a joyous holiday.

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BHS to host Financial Aid Seminar for students

The Babylon Junior-Senior High School Counseling Department invites all parents of students in grades 11 and 12 to attend a Financial Aid Seminar on Thurs., Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. in Rowe Hall. More...

Community leaders meet to plan upcoming efforts to better the hamlet

Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci and Councilman Steve Flotteron met with Sayville community leaders to plan upcoming efforts to better the hamlet of Sayville. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village its honors veterans 2014

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Three BHS grads serving their country meet at Army-Navy game

Babylon High School graduates met up recently at an Army-Navy football game held at Baltimore’s Raven Stadium earlier this month. More...

Babylon Tree Lighting

Babylon Village kicks off the holidays with a weekend extravaganza

Conklin House Tour and Cookie Contest • Tree Lighting Babylon Village Historical Society Annual Wassail Bowl  Photos by Diana Qureshi   More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Learn To Be Tobacco Free: Mondays, Jan. 5, 12, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 23. Reunion March 16, 5:45-7:15 p.m. S.C. Dept. of Health Education will be presenting these classes. More...

Obituaries

Winfield V. Ritzert, South Shore artist, veteran

Winfield V. Ritzert, a lifelong resident of Copiague and proud veteran of World War II, died Nov. 3, 2014. He was 97 years old.  “Dad loved growing up in Copiague in the 1920s and he became a true outdoorsman,” said his son Peter. More...

Dorothy Scott Tracy, Babylon Village resident, St. Peter’s Church member

Dorothy Scott Tracy, a lifelong Babylon Village resident, avid gardener, animal lover and devoted member of the St. Peter’s by the Sea Episcopal Church in Bay Shore, died Nov. 20, 2014. She was 90 years old.  More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNT Y OF SUFFOLK, U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2006-EMX9, Plaintiff, vs. More...













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