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Transportation referendum on Babylon School District ballot Tuesday

The April 27, 2015 Babylon Board of Education work/study meeting focused almost exclusively on the issue of bus transportation cost and safety in the Babylon school district. More...

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Schools/Sports

Voters head to the polls next week

SCHOOL BUDGET AND TRUSTEE ELECTION

School Board elections and budget votes are scheduled in New York State for Tues., May 19. The following is information on local school districts.  BABYLON   More...

Shinnick opposed by Lucchetti for NB School Board; Trustee Salvatore Levanti running unopposed

In the North Babylon School District, incumbent Board Trustee Salvatore Levanti is running for another three years and is unopposed, while incumbent Jay Shinnick faces opposition from Matthew Lucchetti.  More...

Three vie for seat held by Henry Johnson in Copiague

There are three school board seats open in the Copiague School District. Running unopposed for three-year terms are incumbents Michael L. Greb and Laura Gavey.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I’ve been researching Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) in Babylon almost nine years. Over that time more old sources, including the South Side Signal, which was the Babylon weekly newspaper from 1869 to 1920, have been digitized.  More...

Obituaries

Jeanne Constance Pollard Glenn Wright, music teacher, at 62

Jeanne Constance Pollard Glenn Wright, a resident of Amityville, died March 18, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage. More...

Opinion

Flanagan “gets” Long Island

Congratulations to New York State Senator and now Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan on his new post.The Senate’s vote for Flanagan bodes well for Long Island, where the lawmaker makes his home in Huntington.  More...

Let’s not deflate the evils of cheating

Tom Brady, the Patriots’ quarterback, faces a four-game suspension for cheating.  There, we said it.  No, it’s not just “getting an edge on the competition.”  No, it’s not just “athletic enthusiasm.& More...

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Breaking News - 5/20/2015 1:37 PM

SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION AND BUDGET RESULTS - Free Access

•Babylon: the budget passed 901 to 314. Voters also passed two other propositions, one to reduce transportation mileage limits, 800  to 405 and the other  to establish  a Capital Reserve Fund, 892-302. More...

Breaking News - 5/15/2015 11:07 AM

North Babylon School Board picks new superintendent - Free Access

Glen A. Eschbach to assume post July 1st

The North Babylon School Board appointed Glen A. Eschbach as the district’s next superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2015. The board voted on his appointment at its May 14 meeting. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 15   • Senior Assistance from 1 to 3 S.C. Office for the Aging will provide information and assistance to seniors regarding Medicare/Medicaid/Social Security and more. First come first basis. You may sign up online or by phone. More...

 

People/Social

Boy Scout Troop 399 participates in Scout Sunday

On Sun., Feb. 8, North Babylon’s Troop 399’s leaders, boy scouts and their families participated in a special service to celebrate Scout Sunday at St. Paul’s Reformed Church in North Babylon. More...

“Arrow of Light” ceremony held

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin J. More...

West Babylon graduates spend spring break in Tokyo, Japan

West Babylon High School graduates Tara Smith and Amanda Vong spent their spring break in Tokyo, Japan as part of the Freshman Preview Study Abroad Program at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Advice for Snowbirds: Tues., May 19, 2-3:15 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, May 17  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, May 18   More...

Hate Crime Prevention and Crime Victim Services program

A Hate Crime Prevention and Crime Victim Services program will be offered for adults and mature teens. Hate crimes have particularly damaging effects on their victims, their families and the communities of which they are a part.  More...

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

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. Paul’s Lutheran Church who has Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK U.S. More...













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