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Elizabeth Yates of West Babylon wins 2nd place in Irish History Essay Contest

West Babylon Senior High School student Elizabeth Yates is a second-place Level 2 winner in the Suffolk County Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Inc. Irish History Essay Contest and has advanced to the state-level competition.  More...

DPHS students visit Holocaust Resource Center in Manhasset

Deer Park High School 10th-graders in the global history classes of Sue Ortega, Laurie Osbern, Maureen Vecchia and Jeff Willemin recently visited the Holocaust Resource Center in Manhasset, meeting with the center’s director, Irving Roth.  More...

North Babylon Academic Team achieves high rankings

The North Babylon Academic Team’s varsity and junior varsity quiz bowl groups competed in the Long Island Regional Quiz Bowl Playoff tournament, and both achieved high rankings.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Genealogy Series: Every Family Tree Has its Heroes: Thurs., July 30, 2-3:30 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, July 26   More...

NBC The Biggest Loser casting to be held July 25

NBC’s reality series “The Biggest Loser” is launching a nine-city, cross-country search to find new contestants for the next edition of the hit show. More...

BBS looking for books for fair

If anyone has any books that they wish to donate to the Babylon Beautification Society for the Country Fair, drop off your books at the Village Highway Department on Carlston Avenue off North Carll Avenue starting Mon., Aug. 24 through Thurs., Sept. More...

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Public Notices -

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McCaffrey joins other voices asking FiOS to come into Babylon Village

A group of lawmakers attended a Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing with community groups and citizens to urge the PSC to intervene and require expansion projects to ensure that municipalities have adequate and competitive telecommunications.&nbs More...

Babylon Village signs new CSEA contract

Following what Babylon Village officials described as contentious a negotiation process, an agreement has been struck between the Village and its CSEA employees. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 24   • Police Tug of War Championship 5:30 at Jones Beach State Park. There will be raffle prizes and music hosted by Roger and JP of WBAB.  • Summer Concert at the Argyle Park Gazebo 8 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Meet some more of this year's local scholars

•Named to the dean’s list at Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York are the following local residents: From Babylon are Rose Ann Benc i venga , Ry an Har t , Katheryn Sherwood and Kendall Walsh; from North Babylon are Shaun Coyle, Sam More...

The Nonnon family celebrates birthdays, weddings & more

Gene and Evelyn Nonnon, who retired to Staurt, FL, had an exciting May and June while visiting their summer residence in West Babylon.  More...

Babylon H.S. student-musicians perform at World Strides Festival

Babylon High School student-musicians captured high praise as they showcased their talents during this year’s World Strides Heritage Performance Music Festival in Williamsburg, Virginia.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•When you look back over the past few weeks, it’s hard to tell if summer is here or if we’re just having a warm spring. We know what the calendar says, but at the same time the spurts of weather in the low 70s makes you wonder.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

During the advance excitement about the publication of Harper Lee’s long lost book, her masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird, the book and movie got so much attention. More...

Obituaries

Angelo Alaimo, North Babylon resident, foreman

Angelo Alaimo, a resident of North Babylon for 65 years, believed in hard work and passed along those values to his children. More...

Opinion

Cuomo’s minimum wage proposal for fast food workers leaves critical workers behind

GUEST EDITORIAL

Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing that the labor commissioner form a committee to raise fast food employees’ wages to $15 per hour. If you work at Burger King, you’ll view this as a welcome change. More...

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Why not celebrate Christmas in July?

Dear Editor:  Do you ever wish we could celebrate Christmas more than one time a year with the songs, stories, movies and decorations that are so much a part of the holiday? Well, we can. More...













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