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Beloved Babylon coach to be inducted into Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Suffolk County athletic community will recognize Walter F. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 8   • Long Island Banjo Society meeting 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. For info., call 516-889-2184.  Saturday, May 9   More...

Chefs for a Cause Dinner May 20

Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (BBCC) will hold its 17th annual Chefs for a Cause Dinner Wed., May 20, 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Kerry Cusack Teacher of the Month in Bay Shore

Last fall, the Bay Shore Schools’ Teacher of the Month initiative was launched in order to acknowledge members of the district’s staff who go above and beyond each day to educate and enrich the lives of their students.  More...

Bay Shore M. S. students try their hand at computer programming through Hour of Code program

During the week of Dec. 8 to 12, 2014, students at Bay Shore Middle School tried their hand at computer programming through the Hour of Code program. More...

Bay Shore Middle School participates in Macy’s Believe letter writing campaign

Each year the Bay Shore Middle School participates in the Macy’s Believe letter writing campaign. For the past seven years, Macy’s has donated $1 to the Make-A-Wish foundation for each letter received, up to $1,000,000. More...

Events & Bulletin

St. Paul’s concert fundraiser to be held Saturday, May 16th

A concert fundraiser will be held Sat., May 16, 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church to help Jacob Liers, a Lindenhurst resident and member of St. More...

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, May 10  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, May 11   More...

Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach Memorial Day Weekend May 23 and 24

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline this year’s Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach. This will be the legendary demonstration squadron’s fourth appearance at the show. More...

Opinion

Ideas don’t kill; bullets do

EDITORIAL

The quick and brave action of a Garland Texas police officer and a security guard helped divert an attack on people at an event in an indoor arena, the Curtis Culwell Center there. More...

Rushing through new educational mandates hurts students and education

GUEST EDITORIAL

As a veteran educator, I fully support New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch’s stance to delay the implementation of the new teacher and principal evaluations.  More...

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Police nab man who stole tip jar in West Babylon store - Free Access

Suffolk County Police arrested a man Thursday, May 7  for stealing money from a tip jar at a coffee shop in West Babylon earlier that morning. More...

Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino honored by Babylon Tuna Club

Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino was honored by the Babylon Tuna Club at an awards dinner held Sat., April 18.  “The quality of life we enjoy here in Babylon is a testament to his dedication and love of this Village,” said Mary A More...

Open houses set for storm-damaged homes

Local officials and realtors caution: Buyer beware

New York State began holding open houses last week in preparation for the sale and auction of hundreds of homes along the South Shore damaged by Hurricane Sandy and purchased by the state. More...

BVAC offers various events beginning May 14

On May 14 the Babylon Village Arts Council will present its second Thursday concert featuring Premik Tubbs and Bangalore Breakdown at the American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Pl., Babylon Village.  More...

 

People/Social

Dr. Greenwald, dean of Farmingdale State, wins Fulbright Award

Dr. Lorraine Greenwald, dean of international education and programs at Farmingdale State College, has been selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to receive its coveted International Education Administrators seminar award. More...

Jake Altman earns Eagle Scout

Town of Babylon Councilman Tom Donnelly recently honored Jake Altman of West Babylon for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in scouting. More...

North Babylon cub scouts sworn in as special community assistants

Cub scouts from North Babylon Pack 112 were sworn in by Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilman Tom Donnelly as special community assistants during their tour of Town Hall in Lindenhurst.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

A beautiful time of the year! This past weekend was lovely, but once again the wind kept us from being as warm as other areas. Have you noticed that for the past several years, the climate right here in Babylon has changed slightly? More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Animal abandonment is a crime. More...

Obituaries

Josephine Mele, longtime West Islip resident, at 103 years old

by Carolyn James  Josephine Mele, a resident of West Islip since 1969, died April 1, 2015 at the age of 103.  More...

Jerome Bonser Jr., former resident and graduate of West Islip High School resident, at 52

Jerome E. Bonser Jr., (Jerry), a former resident of West Islip and graduate of West Islip High School, died suddenly April 18, 2015.  Mr. Bonser attended Georgetown University and Columbia University. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE TOWN OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualifi More...













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