September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New York’s Training School for Boys

New York State has a history of innovative programs for its youth caught in the cycle of poverty, violence and the lack of educational opportunities. More...

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Schools/Sports

Deer Park H.S. visits S.C. Police headquarters

Vanessa Whitney’s constitutional law class at Deer Park High School recently visited Suffolk County Police Department headquarters during National Police Week, interacting with police officers and taking part in DWI and CSI simulations as well More...

WB student Alexander Barrett American Legion Scholarship finalist

The American Legion Boys’ State of New York has selected West Babylon High School senior Alexander Barrett as one of 97 Samsung American Legion Scholarship National Finalists on the basis of academics and school and community involvement. More...

Daniel Street Elementary students celebrate summer

The kindergarten/first-grade students of Lauren Gilhuley’s Extended School Year Summer Program class at Daniel Street Elementary School in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District celebrated summer by decorating teddy bear cupcakeas in which More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Take the Right Step: Wed., Sept. 9, 12 noon to 2 p.m. Community Health Coordinator from Good Samaritan Hospital will discuss the simple ways you can prevent most falls. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, September 6   More...

BACCA Art and floral design exhibition Sept.10

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) is hosting an art and floral design exhibition that will begin on Thursday evening, Sept.10 with a floral demonstration and reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Old Town Hall, 47 West Main St., Babylon. More...

Senior Advocates are offering counseling programs and services for people 60 and older

In recognition of National Senior Citizens Day, observed annually on Aug. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE BOARD OF APPEALS VILLAGE OF BABYLON   More...

West Babylon Schools to unveil new security system in October

After working for more than a year on an enhanced security system for the district, the West Babylon School Board announced last week that the first phase of the project would be in place within two months. More...

Juveniles: Crime, punishment & opening the door to second chances

Communities ready for change as governor expected to relocate youths under 18 from state prisons

Despite tremendous hope, discussion and debate, the New York State legislature did not pass a measure this year that would have raised the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18.  More...

Copiague schools report on condition of school buildings; enrollment

Board and administration hope to open dialogue with public on solutions

A review of facilities in the Copiague School District showed that most of the district’s buildings are in need of renovations. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 4   • Fire Island walk to Kismet 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Parking is in Field #5 of Robert Moses State Park. For more information and reservations call 631-661-4876.  • Senior Fitness Class from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. More...

 

People/Social

Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo set for September 13th

NYS Assemblyman Joseph Saladino will host his Annual Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo on Sun., Sept. 13, from 11a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Captree State Park Boat Basin. More...

Suffolk Angler’s host Spring Bass Tournament

S.C. Leg. Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently had the opportunity to attend the Suffolk Angler’s 4th Annual Spring Bass Tournament. The event took place at the Village dock and was well attended by both fishers and non-fishers alike.  More...

American Legion ceremony congratulates Greg Buck

Recently, Legislator Tom Barraga (R- West Islip) attended the West Islip American Legion’s ceremony congratulating Greg Buck for his five years as the Post’s commander. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•I just returned from a few days spent with relatives. We were all blessed with several lovely days weatherwise, before this heat wave set in. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Since I’d want to call the adoption airlift “Operation: Turkish Taffy”, perhaps it was wise Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue (LIGRR) did not ask me for suggestions naming their upcoming mega-mission of bringing five of the estima More...

Obituaries

Bereavement services available

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

Opinion

Teachers mould the mind and spirit

EDITORIAL

Each year, as we consider writing a back-to-school editorial, the same idea moves to the forefront as paramount: Education, despite all of its discussion and debate about curriculum, teacher training and evaluations, Common Core, state funding, new l More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Babylon Village: My hometown - by Tom Stock

Recently, we invited readers to send us a short explanation of what they love about their hometown. The following is from Tom Stock of Babylon Village who talks about the pleasure of living in that community.  More...













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