August 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Major decrease in the arrest of juveniles on Long Island attributed to the effectiveness of alternative programs

In 1816, as New York City was beginning to be overrun by “vagrants,” a group of New York Quakers undertook a study to look into the causes of poverty in the hope of finding solutions. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Anthony Arrigo awarded scholarship from Gershow Recycling

Bay Shore High School’s Anthony Arrigo was recently awarded a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000 from Gershow Recycling. More...

South Bay Elementary’s technology directive

Preparing students for the 21st century is an important goal in the West Babylon School District, as seen in a recent South Bay Elementary School technology directive. More...

Farmingdale Labyrinth Magazine achieves first class National Scholastic Press rating

Farmingdale High School’s Labyrinth Magazine recently achieved a fourth consecutive first class National Scholastic Press rating, as well as four marks of distinction in content.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •The Winter Garden: Wed., Aug.26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn how to prepare your garden for the upcoming winter so that it will be ready when Spring returns. Registration underway. More...

Events & Bulletin

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 21  • Floyd Levy in concert at Argyle Park Gazebo at 8 p.m. in the event of rain concert will be held in the Babylon H.S. auditorium. Saturday, August 22  More...

Historical Society art exhibit begins Aug. 20

The Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will present “Going Back...to School! More...

BBS Country Fair looking for books

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...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1287837, for beer and wine has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer and wine at retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 1038 Montauk Hi More...

Breaking News - 8/21/2015 12:17 PM

Sunrise Service Road near 231 to be repaired-finally! - Free Access

Beginning Mon., Aug. 24, the New York State Department of Transportation will be working to repair the two-lane strip of roadway on the north side of sunrise Highway in West Islip near Route 231. More...

Babylon Town celebrates Native American culture at annual Pow Wow

Native American food, music, dance and culture were celebrated on the lawn at Babylon Town Hall Sun., Aug. 2 and Sat. Aug. 3. More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue awarded grant

Last Hope Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. More...

 

People/Social

Don Quixote at Tanner

Don Quixote will be performed on Sat., Aug. 29 and Sun., Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m., free of charge for the community at Tanner Park, Copiague at the end of Baylawn Avenue, south of Montauk Highway. More...

Collecting new or gently used clothing

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD is collecting new or gently used clothing for men, women and children to assist those in need in our community. More...

Good Shepherd Hospice bereavement services classes

Good Shepherd Hospice bereavement services are open to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss through death at no charge. More...

Columnists - Free Access

POLICE BLOTTER

The Suffolk County Police Department’s First Precinct and other local fire and law enforcement agencies report the following incidents: ROBBERY  More...

Babylon News and Music

•Congratulations to the Babylon Rotary and Chairperson Hapi Auer on the success of the 10th Annual Dirty Sock Run on Aug. 16. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Wouldn’t it be helpful if stray dogs and cats could speak, or carry a hidden camera, so we’d know their histories? Sadly, they don’t.  More...

Obituaries

Bill Weinschenk, graduate of WIHS, class of 1973

William “Bill” Weinschenk, 60, who grew up in West Islip and was at one time the owner of Schooners Pub in West Islip, died in Portland, Maine on July 29, 2015 after a brief illness. He was a resident of Portland for 20 years.  More...

Opinion

The story behind our series on juveniles, crime and justice

This week we begin a three-part series that outlines some of the major issues involving juveniles, justice and crime. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

The fantasy of Congress is disappointing and a major cause for concern

Dear Editor,  In the 2014 elections, the Republicans took over the Senate and gained a formidable majority in the House. What Conservative or Republican issues have they passed? What campaign promises have been fulfilled? More...













Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool