January 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Superintendent Godek discusses North Babylon Schools handling of Cuomo's Smart Schools Investment Plan

Superintendent of North Babylon Schools Patricia Godek recently delivered a presentation on how North Babylon will move forward with NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Smart Schools Investment Plan at a school board meeting last month.  More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, January 2   • Copiague to hold early kindergarten registration from Jan. 2 to 6.from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. by appointment only. For registration information call 631- 842-4015 extension 538. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Islip Babylon H.S. seniors sign letters of intent

The following West Islip High School senior student athletes recently signed letters of intent to play for a Division 1 or 2 college. More...

West Islip High School sings during a special Suffolk County Legislature meeting

S.C. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) recently had the West Islip High School’s most advanced choral ensemble sing the Star Spangled Banner at a special Suffolk County Legislature meeting in Hauppauge. 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...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, January 4 More...

Christ Episcopal Church community meeting Jan. 5

Christ Episcopal Church will be hosting a community meeting regarding its new ministry, Nourish Babylon, Jan., 5, 2015, 7:30-9 p.m. at 12 Prospect St., Babylon. More...

Babylon Town tax receiver reminds public first half taxes due on or before January 12

Babylon Town Tax Receiver Corinne DiSomma stated that 2014/15 first half taxes are due and payable in her office at 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, on or before Mon., Jan. 12 as this year Jan. 10 falls on a Saturday. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK ONEWEST BANK, FSB, V. CATHY Y. More...

Breaking News - 1/5/2015 11:22 AM

Babylon man to be sentenced today for aggravated vehicular homicide - Free Access

Michael Grasing, the 34-year-old drunk driver convicted in November of aggravated vehicular homicide for causing the death in 2012 of 18-year old Brittany Walsh in a violent crash in Lindenhurst, will be sentenced in Riverhead today S More...

Lucky residents win free septic systems in County lottery

Four local residents are among 19 selected by Suffolk County to receive a free advanced wastewater treatment system. The drawing is part of the groundbreaking pilotprogram to reduce nitrogen contamination in the county’s water supply.  More...

Leg. Tom Barraga’s Acrostic brightens West Islip tree lighting

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) recently attended the 39th Anniversary of the Festival of Lights in West Islip where he authored and delivered the following Acrostic:   More...

 

People/Social

Local officials join members of the Town Board for Owen Johnson Street sign dedication

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with members of the Town Board, community members and various local officials for the dedication of Owen Johnson Way on Millard Avenue in West Babylon. More...

Sayville H.S. students brighten day for residents at Good Samaritan Nursing Home

More than 40 Sayville High School students brightened the day for residents at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, West Islip. Every month students visit the nursing home for a night of fun and games including bowling, cards and manicures. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

I must warn you: if you don’t enjoy my personal memories, go no farther. I suspect that the description of a Gallagher family Christmas will bring back similar memories for you. I hope they do, because I have no happier memories. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

What’s in a dog name? Well, there should be a lot of thought. However, many new owners follow the fads instead of using their imagination. More...

Obituaries

Irja Mantyla of Lindenhurst, owner of beauty salon in Amity Harbor

As a young woman, Irja Mantyla (nee Elovirta) moved to the United States to preserve her United States citizenship and live the American Dream. More...

Opinion

Readers not offended by display of religious decorations in public

A recent online poll asked readers if they were offended by religious holiday decorations in public spaces. Sixty-seven people responded with only two, or three percent, saying they did. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

President Obama cannot be allowed to circumvent the law on immigration

On Election Day, Americans roared in protest against the president’s open-borders extremism. They rallied behind candidates who will defend the rule of law and put the needs of American workers and families first.  More...













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