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Can you identify this suspect? - Free Access

Police say he stole cash from donation jar at local Animal Hospital

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole a donation jar from an animal hospital in Lindenhurst last year. More...

Lindenhurst Schools hold forum on Common Core and assessments

The Lindenhurst Board of Education held a Common Core Learning Standards Workshop earlier in January where Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Instructional Personnel Vincent A. More...

Grady, Copiague overcome Kings Park in Suffolk girls ‘AA’ quarters

Two months ago, Kings Park gave Copiague everything they could handle in a 70-50 home victory over the Eagles.  Fast forward to Feb. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Saturday, March 14   •North Babylon Lions Club corned beef and cabbage dinner fundraiser at St. Paul’s Church, 38 Phelps Ln., North Babylon. There will be three separate seatings, 4 p.m. to 5:50 p.m., 6 to 7:50 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park seniors are National Merit Scholarship finalists

Deer Park High School senior Aaron Zhang was recently named a 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program finalist, a prestigious designation given to only approximately 9,000 U.S. More...

Lisa Lindeman named Bright Light educator

Babylon Memorial Grade School library media specialist Lisa Lindeman was named a Bright Light educator by the executive board of the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technology during their annual luncheon this January.  Lindem More...

Babylon H.S. presents Carousel the Musical

“Babylon High School presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, named the best musical of the 20th century by Time Magazine. Performances are Fri., March 27 at 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 29 at 2:00 p.m.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library,   More...

Obituaries

Nancy Maynard Swan, longtime Babylon Village resident, active community member

Nancy Maynard Swan, a longtime resident of Babylon and a member of many local organizations including the Babylon Village Business and Professional Women’s Association, died Sat., Jan. 31, 2015. She was 87 years old.  More...

Robert J. Zaher, longtime Suffolk County employee and U.S. Vietnam veteran

Robert J. Zaher of West Islip died suddenly on Sun., Feb. 15th. A funeral Mass was celebrated on Feb. 19 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in West Islip, followed by an interment at St. Charles Cemetery.  More...

Widowed Men and Women meeting March 16

St. Monica’s Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., March 16, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631-581-0466.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Public Notice North Babylon Public Library Suffolk County, New York Special School District Meeting Tuesday, April 14, 2015 For the North Babylon Public library   More...

Breaking News - 3/18/2015 10:05 PM

Polls closed in Babylon - Free Access

Babylon  Village voters returned Mayor Ralph Scordino to office today with 317 votes. More...

Breaking News - 3/17/2015 5:08 PM

Car plows into Lindenhurst house - Free Access

Minor injuries reported

The Lindenhurst Fire Department responded to a single car accident on School Street in Lindenhurst about 3:20 p.m. today, March 17. More...

West Islip claims improbable Suffolk hockey title

Sometimes calling a team that wins is "unlikely champions," can come off sounding cliché. West Islip hockey’s title run does not fall under that category.  The Lions edged St. More...

Kevin Smith of Lindenhurst to intern with Venditto

Kevin Smith, a science, technology and society major from Lindenhurst, is among four students accepted to the New York State Senate and Assembly internship program during the spring 2015 legislative session. Dr. More...

Saladino and McCaffrey meet with NYS lieutenant governor over Long Island recovery issues

NYS Assemblyman Joseph Saladino recently joined with his colleagues, Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci and S.C. Legislator Kevin McCaffrey, to discuss Long Island economic recovery issues with New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul.   More...

 

People/Social

Please meet the 2014 local scholars

•Noah Lessing, of Babylon, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia.  •Jeannine Florio, received a bachelor of arts from Ithaca College’s School of H More...

Babylon Chamber of Commerce swears in 2015 officers

S.C.Leg. Kevin J. McCaffrey (R – Lindenhurst) was honored to join with members of the Babylon Chamber of Commerce to welcome their newly installed officers. More...

Sweeney receives Distinguished Service Award from Sierra Club

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney has received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the National Sierra Club at a ceremony held in San Francisco. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

What top tunes would a cat put on his iPod? You’d think most cats would enjoy purring along to “Stray Cat Strut” or some other rockabilly selection, especially since the Stray Cat’s Brian Setzer hails from Massapequa. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, March 15   More...

Babylon Village Arts Council offers free concerts

On March 12, 8 p.m. Babylon Village Arts Council (BVAC) will be presenting its free second Thursday concert series at the American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Pl., Babylon. It will feature Red River Ramblers. More...

NB Lions Club corned beef dinner March 14

North Babylon Lions Club will hold a corned beef and cabbage dinner fundraiser, Sat., March 14 at St. Paul’s Church, 38 Phelps Ln., North Babylon. There will be three separate seatings, 4 p.m. to 5:50 p.m., 6 to 7:50 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m.  More...

Opinion

It’s nice when the wheels of government turn in the public’s favor

Sometimes we can all get pretty bummed out about government and what seems to be at times its inability to function on behalf of the people. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Setting the record straight about one community’s generosity

Dear Editor:  I am concerned that recent news coverage in Newsday about Babylon Village residents’ opposing Christ Episcopal Church’s food program mischaracterizes the long-standing generosity and compassion of our residents to those More...













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