March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Villages passes NYS tax cap exemption

The Babylon Village Board approved Local Law #1, authorizing it, if necessary, to pierce the New York State tax cap. The vote was taken at the board’s regular meeting. More...

Shinnick tapped as newest member of NB School Board

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. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 6   •Long Island Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. For info., call 516-889-2184.  • Friday Afternoon Game Club at 7 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon SD musicians selected to perform at LISFA and All-County Percussion Ensemble

Seven Babylon School District student musicians have been selected to perform at two of the region’s most coveted festivals – LISFA and the All- County Percussion Ensemble.  More...

Francis Mascola and Marga Swanson present artwork into competition

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center will be represented in the 2015 Leading Age Art Competition and Exhibition with the submission of two pieces of art created by residents Francis Mascola and Marga Swanson. More...

Babylon High School’s DECA Club to compete in State Career Competition

Babylon High School’s DECA Club has been a powerhouse in the competition circuit over the past several years and this year defeated their reputation at the Suffolk DECA Career Competition.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624   •Irish Bananas & Soda Bread: Tues., March 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Make your own bread to take home and bake, then enjoy Irish bananas for desert. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

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

Whaling Museum presents Whaling on L.I. March 19

The Whaling Museum of Cold Spring Harbor will present Whaling on Long Island at the next meeting of the Bay Shore Historical Society, Thurs., March 19, 7:30 p.m. at the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, One South Country Rd., Brightwaters. More...

Brumidi Lodge military bridge March 26

Sons of Italy Constantino Brumidi Lodge #2211 is hosting a military bridge, Thurs, March 26. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the games begin at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. More...

Opinion

A never-waning love of her first home and its treasure trove of memories

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Following my wedding in 1976, my husband and I made our home in an apartment in Flushing, Queens. It was a comfortable apartment close to all of the things we needed for shopping, entertainment and travel.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Breaking News - 3/9/2015 10:25 AM

Photo released by Police of Lindenhurst bank robber - Free Access

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives have released a security camera photo of a subject wanted for robbing a Lindenhurst bank. More...

Carpenter sworn in as Islip Town supervisor

Angie Carpenter was sworn in as Islip Town supervisor on Sunday, the first woman to hold the post in the Town’s 332-year history.  More...

BSD give public update on construction projects and superintendent search

The status of the capital construction project, transportation issues and superintendent appointment were the main concerns discussed at the Feb. More...

Boyle honors locals during Black History Month

NYS Sen. Phil Boyle recently sponsored a Black History Award Ceremony at the Bay Shore Public Library. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon teacher Donna Hendrickson named PTA Ted Brigham Teacher of the Year

Babylon Memorial Grade School fourth-grade teacher Donna Hendrickson has been named the Suffolk County PTA Ted Brigham Teacher of the Year.  More...

DP's Thompson commits to University of Delaware

Deer Park High School star linebacker Jasawn Thompson signed a National Letter of Intent on Feb. 4 to play football for the University of Delaware, where he plans to major in health and physical education.  More...

North Lindenhurst vamps battle car fire

A minivan erupted into flames while in a parking lot at 150 Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst Feb. 23. North Lindenhurst firefighters responded. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Another BHS reunion is in the works. This one is for the Class of 1964, scheduled for Columbus Day weekend 2015. Anyone needing information can call 516-443-2604, 631-859-5190 or 631-661-5170. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: The following column first published on Aug. 14, 2014, won a Maxwell medallion in a newspaper category at the Dog Writers Association of America Banquet last month. More...

Obituaries

Pauline Di Dio, West Babylon resident who loved theater, drawing and painting

Pauline Di Dio grew up on a farm in New Jersey during the Great Depression. More...

Nancy Lemble, Babylon High School graduate and commercial artist

Nancy Lemble, a graduate of Babylon High School, died of cancer Wed., Jan. 21, 2015. She was 55 years old.  “My sister was a very friendly woman; she would talk to anyone,” said her sister Sally Solat Switzer. More...

William “Bill” Caraher, Babylon school facilities superintendent, veteran

William H. Caraher, Jr., a veteran and Babylon School District employee who worked his way up from the kitchen as a dishwasher to superintendent of buildings and grounds, died Jan. 26, 2015.  More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK, as Successor in Interest to CFS BANK, Plaintiff against WILLIAM M. MULLINS, KAREN A. MULLINS, ET AL., Defendants (Index No. More...













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