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Shinnick tapped to fill seat on North Babylon School Board - Free Access

Appointment until May when elections will be held

By Michael Scro The North Babylon School District recently appointed former school board trustee Jay Shinnick to fill in for the seat left formerly by Audrey Jacullo who resigned last month for personal reasons.  Shinnick lost his seat More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, February 13   • Mrs. Nadia’s Storytime for ages 3-5 at the Copiague library, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111.  • Friday Afternoon Game Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon school students take part in annual spelling bee

Babylon Junior-Senior High School students cheered on 14 fellow classmates as they took part in this year’s school spelling bee in the library.  More...

West Islip Sparkle Cheerleading Team appears on Dr. Oz

On Wed., Nov. 26, the West Islip Sparkle Cheerleading Team appeared on the Dr. More...

Kindergarten students at Santapogue read Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Kindergarten students at Santapogue have been learning to identify colors by reading Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by authors and illustrators Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Ten Mistakes to Avoid in Funeral Planning: Thurs., Feb. 19, 7-8:15 p.m. Registration underway.   More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, February 15  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, February 16   More...

Suffolk County Police Dept. offers residents various events beginning March 4

Sign-up is underway to attend the Suffolk County Police Department’s Civilian Police Academy. The Civilian Police Academy is an award-winning educational program designed to expose community members to police policies and procedures. More...

Fire Island Lighthouse offers events in February

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has scheduled events for February.  More...

Opinion

Low point for New York Rising program

New York State, under its New York Rising program, has been purchasing storm-damaged homes in our communities.The program operates with state and federal HUD money.  More...

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State lawmaker says it’s time to address education reform

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Earlier this week, I was proud to join members of the Assembly Minority Conference to renew our calls that the state Legislature address much-needed reforms to our state’s education system, including the implementation of the Common Core standa More...

Lindenhurst bank robbed yesterday

Police asking for public's help

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred yesterday, Feb. 12, at a bank in Lindenhurst.    They gave this account:  More...

Babylon Village holding tax grievance day February 17th

Babylon Village will hold tax grievance day Tues., Feb. 17 in Village Hall from 1 to 5 p.m. Residents who believe that their real property tax assessments should be lowered can go down to Village Hall and make a claim. More...

 

People/Social

Destiny and Sarah Parsons donate holiday napkins to GSH

For the fifth year, Destiny and Sarah Parsons donated holiday napkins to accompany meals for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Their mother, Diane Fay, thought pretty napkins would bring holiday cheer to patient’s food orders. More...

Please meet the 2015 local scholars

•Anthony Capon, of West Islip, graduated from Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona at the spring 2014 commencement.  More...

Michael W. Liguori awarded Eagle Scout Award

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory presented Michael W. Liguori of West Babylon with a proclamation at his Eagle Scout Award Ceremony held Sun., Jan. 4 at Our Lady of Grace Church. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Phoenix Hose Company hosts Chowder Night

Good Ole daze

•Phoenix Hose Co. gave a chowder night at the fire department headquarters on Monday evening, following a company practice. It was, we understand, a very pleasant occasion and those present had a decided advantage over those who were not.  More...

Babylon News & Muse

•Monday storms are the pits! We’re waiting to see what this one brings as I write this. Supposedly, our area will have more ice than snow, but I’m tired of rainy days and Mondays…  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s been eight years since I was first flabbergasted to learn that “Sensation,” the Pointer that has always been the symbol of Westminster Kennel Club (WKC), was buried in Babylon in 1887. More...

Obituaries

Louis R. Klein, former Babylon Village resident, Babylon H.S. graduate and local business owner

Louis R. Klein, a former resident of Babylon Village and local business owner, died Jan. 9, 2015 in Melbourne Florida. He was 91 years old.  Mr. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CITIGROUP MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, INC. More...













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