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Schools/Sports

West Islip H.S. sophomore breaks diving records

West Islip High School sophomore diver Patrick Carter recently broke three school and County diving records. On Jan. 16, Carter broke the West Islip High School ‘6 dive’ record and broke the Suffolk County record with a score of 352.42. More...

Babylon Elementary celebrates young writers

The creativity and evolving writing skills of Babylon Elementary School students are being celebrated throughout the year as part of the district’s implementation of the Teachers College Lucy Calkins writing program.  More...

Deer Park announces top 10 seniors for Class of 2015

Deer Park High School’s top 10 ranked seniors were recently recognized at an annual breakfast ceremony in the school’s library and valedictorian Sabrina Grunseich and salutatorian Aaron Zhang were announced.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Book Summaries & Sundaes: Thurs., Feb. 12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Discuss books & ice cream sundaes. Grades 6 - 12. Registration underway.  Deer Park Library,  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, February 8 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, February 9 More...

Musicsocials orientation lunch Feb. 10

Musicsocials, a club for 30 and over, is having an orientation lunch, Sun., Feb. 10, noon to form bands, open mic acoustic jams and trips. The group will meet in Hicksville at the Broadway Diner, 287 North Broadway. More...

Valentine’s Day dinner/dance February 14

A Valentine’s Day dinner/dance will be held Sat., Feb. 14, 8 p.m. at AMVETS Hall, 141 Carleton Ave, East Islip. Dress is informal.  For information, contact John Rossetti at 631-581-6913. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff AGAINST Patrick Wyer a/k/a Patrick J. Wyer; et al., Defendant(s) Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dul More...

Better Babylon Party supporters ready themselves for March elections

“I think we all have different opinions but we always try and be open minded and discuss all sides between the four of us to come up with what is best for the Village.” More...

Exhibition at Amityville Library celebrates history of local families

An original flyer used for a Bethel AME Church event in 1909, and other local historic photographs and documents, will be part of a special exhibition curated exclusively for the Amityville Public Library to recognize Black History Month by the Long More...

 

People/Social

Joseph N. Delli Gatti obtains Eagle Scout award

Recently, S.C. Leg. Thomas Barraga (R-West Islip) presented Joseph N. Delli Gatti, of West Islip, with a proclamation in recognition for obtaining the designation of Eagle Scout. More...

Richard Corrado joins Empire National Bank

Richard Corrado, of Babylon, has joined Empire National Bank’s commercial lending department as senior credit analyst/vice president. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Douglas C. Manditch made the announcement.  More...

Lindenhurst Girl Scouts receive Bronze and Silver awards

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez recently honored Girl Scout Juniors and Girl Scout Cadettes from Lindenhurst’s Troop 382 for receiving their Bronze and Silver Awards.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

We fell for the media hype once again. The storm of the century was more like the storm of the month! In retrospect, I for one am glad that the state and local governments took the actions they did. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: The following piece “Billy: NY State of Mind Beardie” first appeared here on 2/6/14. More...

Obituaries

Arthur James Searby, World War II veteran and former principal

Arthur James Searby, a former resident of Islip and Massapequa Park and a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, died Dec. 29, 2014 on Carolina Shores, North Carolina. He was 91 years old.  More...

Opinion

Manufacturers of herbal supplements should be held accountable for lying to consumers

EDITORIAL

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is asking that major retailers to stop selling in their store brand herbal supplements after studies done by the state showed that 79 percent of the products tested did not have any of the plant mater More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Blood supply low; public asked to give the gift of life

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urgently asking blood donors to roll up their sleeves and help rebuild our community’s blood supply. More...













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