June 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Town sets June as Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Month

The Town of Babylon has set the month of June as Downing Prevention and Water Safety Awareness Month, along with the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.  Drowning is the main cause of death for children ages one through five.  More...

Summer Weekend Events

Saturday, June 20   • Pirate Festival at the L.I. Maritime Museum. Admission is $8 per person and is free for children ages six and under. For more information visit www.thepiratefestival.org or call 631-854-4974.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon Youth League Parade marks the start of baseball season

S.C. Leg. Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently had the honor of marching in the North Babylon Youth League Parade. More...

Deer Park H.S. hosts Falcons Track Invitational

Deer Park High School hosted its second annual Deer Park Falcons Track Invitational on April 7, increasing participation in the event to 20 Suffolk County teams competing in 20 different events.  The winning teams were Amityville High School for More...

Lindenhurst athletes commit to play soccer at collegiate level

Lindenhurst Union Free School District senior athletes Claudia Cagnina, Ashley Claud, Rebecca Conway, Brianna Doran and 11th-grade athlete Taylor Trovato have all committed to play soccer at the collegiate level.  In addition to playing soccer, More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Selling on Ebay: Tues., June 23, 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Learn how to set-up an Ebay Seller’s Account, describe items and get photos online. More...

Obituaries

Robert J. Hilbert, resident of Gilgo Beach, operator of Gilgo Beach Inn

Robert J. Hilbert, a resident of Gilgo Beach and a former resident of Amityville, died May 4, 2015 at the Hospice Inn with family and friends at his side. He was 57 years old.  More...

Walter Liszewski, Babylon Town bay constable, police officer and veteran

Throughout his life, Walter Liszewski believed in the value of giving back and serving his community, his country and his family. More...

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Public Notices -

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Indenture Trustee, for New Century Home Equity Loan Trust 2006-2, Plaintiff AGAINST Barbara Bazmore a/k/a Barbara J. More...

Babylon Village getting ready to welcome the summer season

Babylon Village is readying for the summer season.  The Village’s schedule includes opening day for the pool, which is set for Sun., June 21. More...

Municipalities move to prohibit open foundations for homes lifted under NY Rising

Towns and Villages throughout Long Island are amending their building codes to prohibit open design foundation systems in FEMA designated areas. More...

DP wrestler honored for winning NYS Championship

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Councilman Tom Donnelly and the Town Board recently honored wrestler David Hamil, of Deer Park, for winning the New York State Championships, making him the third state champion in the history of Deer Park Fa More...

 

People/Social

Third Pct. Officer John Mecurio recognized for helping to make Suffolk’s streets safer

SCPD Officer John Mecurio of the Third Precinct was among 22 Police Officers in Suffolk County who were recognized by S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone and county lawmakers for making the highest number of drunk driving arrests in Suffolk.   More...

Matthew Klein and Nicholas Afanasewicz named Cops of the Month

NYPD Officers Matthew Klein and Nicholas Afanasewicz were recently honored by being named Cops of the Month by the city’s 107th Precinct Community Council. More...

NB's Monica Fox lauded for high school performance

Monica Fox has been nominated as a Best Leading Actress for the prestigious Gershwin Award based on her performance in North Babylon High School’s drama production, Mame.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Two types of clinics designed to service large groups of pets were scheduled a week apart. One was for peewee, purring patients, by invitation only. The other is open to the dogs and cats of all Long Island pet owners. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, June 21   More...

Music Socials volunteers needed

Acoustic musicians, age 35 and over, are needed by Musicsocials@yahoo.com to volunteer to form serious small band bring-a-dish-to-share socials at various free outdoor concerts.  For information, email musicsocials@yahoo.com.   More...

St. Paul’s Reformed Church healing & renewal service June 21

To mark the start of summer, St. Paul’s Reformed Church will hold a service of healing and renewal on Sun., June 21,10:30 a.m. The service will include an opportunity for prayers for healing and blessing. More...

Opinion

New York State Fast Food Wage Board needs to wake up and smell the coffee

GUEST EDITORIAL

The minimum wage of $5 to $7 per hour is not intended to support families, it is designed to encourage young, high school people to gain work, learn work ethics, skills and help the small business owners run a profitable business.  More...

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Take time to thank a school bus driver

Dear Editor:  The week of May 21 was School Transportation Personnel Appreciation Week in our state. More...













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