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OLR Council honors Carmine E. Soldano

Our Lady of the Rosary Council N0.4428, Knights of Columbus in Deer Park held a testimonial dinner for Past Grand Knight Carmine E. Soldano, Sun., Oct. 19 at their Council Hall. There were approximately 125 guests and dignitaries in attendance. More...

West Babylon resident Saman Talib joins the staff at Farmingdale State College

Dr. Saman Talib, a resident of West Babylon, has joined the department of professional communications at Farmingdale State College as assistant professor.  More...

Army Spc.Michael H.McCallan graduates training

Army Spc. Michael H. McCallan has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. The course of instruction included basic combat military training and advanced individual training (AIT).  More...

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Babylon News & Muse

Help! I’ve been without a computer for the past 10 days and I’ve got withdrawal symptoms! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Get ready for “Kitten Bowl II”: Last Hope wants to welcome you back to the second annual kitty kickoff of the NFFL (National Feline Football League) by inviting you to two parties. It’s is going to be “purrfect”! More...

Hot Laps

Riverhead Raceway was well represented at the NASCAR Champions Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina on Dec. 12- 14, 2014.  More...

Obituaries

Copiague resident and Hofstra lacrosse player, Joe Ferriso, dies following automobile accident

Alfred and Debra Ferriso of Copiague knew, even as they were in the midst of their tremendous personal pain, that their son would want to give the gift of life. More...

John Vigorito, Sr., owner and operator of Security Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep in Amityville

by Carolyn James  John Vigorito, Sr., a longtime resident of Amityville and the owner and operator of Security Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep in Amityville, died Nov. 19, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre. He was 90 years old.  More...

Sister M. Ann Veronica Helbig, OP, taught in OLPH

Sister Ann Veronica, OP, who taught for eight years at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Elementary School in Lindenhurst, died Jan. 1, 2015. She was 82 years old and had dedicated her life to her Dominican vocation for 63 years.  More...

Mayor Ralph Scordino announces bid for reelection; also running are Debbie Basile and Anthony Davida

Continuing a long-held tradition, the Better Babylon Party held its convention at Village Hall last week, nominating for reelection Mayor Ralph Scordino and Trustees Anthony Davida and Debbie Basile. More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday, January 17   •Drumming Circle from 2-3 p.m. Discover the fun, excitement and team building power of Drum Circles. West Babylon library, 211 Rte. 109 669-5445.  • Introduction to Quilting from 10 a.m. More...

 

People/Social

Marion G. Vedder Elementary school learns about the history of the National Anthem

On Sept. 12, children at Marion G. Vedder Elementary School in the North Babylon Union Free School District learned about the history of the National Anthem, which celebrated its 200th anniversary this year.  More...

West Babylon Junior High School commemorates World Peace Day

West Babylon Junior High School commemorated World Peace Day, established by the United Nation’s General Assembly on the third Tuesday of each September, to promote the ideals of peace within and among all nations and peoples.   More...

Alison Chiquitucto receives technology award

Alison Chiquitucto, a kindergartenteacheratSouth Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District and proponent of innovative instructional technology, is one of two recipients of the 2014 Fred Podolski Leadership and Innovation in Technolog More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624   •Genelogy 101: Wed., Jan. 28, 7-8 p.m. Organize the information you discover and keep track of who is who. Registration underway.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, January 18  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, January 19   More...

Babylon Elementary School Adopts-a-Soldier

Babylon Elementary School is helping to spread holiday cheer through a series of community service projects benefiting individuals, both locally and afar.  More...

Birthday celebration honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 19

A birthday celebration honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Mon., Jan. 19, 10 a.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 20 Simmons St., Copiague. More...

Opinion

Grumman plume is a Long Island problem that must be addressed at regional level

The precious water we enjoy here on Long Island for drinking, bathing, swimming,fishing, boating, clamming, kayaking, sailing, water skiing and other activities knows no municipal boundaries, county lines nor regional preferences. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Positive steps, but more work is needed on Grumman Plume

The recent signing by Governor Cuomo of a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Saladino to hydraulically contain the Navy/Grumman Groundwater plume is a significant step in properly addressing this environmental threat to our public water supply.This bill r More...

Legals - Free Access

LEGAL NOTICES

Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1282879, for beer, wine and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine and liquor at retail in a club under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law&nbs More...













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