October 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindy schools set down policy for foreign exchange students

The Lindenhurst Board of Education passed a resolution to allow up to three foreign exchange students to attend classes for the 2015-16 school year. More...

Police looking to identify woman who attempted to steal wallet in West Islip store

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the woman who attempted to steal another woman’s wallet from a West Islip store earlier thi More...

Fall Weekend Events

Saturday, October 10   • BACCA presents Federico Diaz in concert at the BACCA Arts Center, 149 North Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst at 7:30 p.m. Call the BACCA office at 631- 587-3696 for further information.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park students host three-day math fair

At the annual three-day June math fair at Deer Park’s John Quincy Adams Primary School, students moved from one activity center to another, each highlighting different aspects of math, ranging from basic skills to the role of mathematics in our More...

NB senior Alyssa Elliot raises money for mascot costume

North Babylon High School senior Alyssa Elliot collected more than $4,000 through various fundraising efforts for a brand new North Babylon Bulldog mascot costume.  More...

West Islip Varsity Football Coach Steve Mileti named High School Coach of the Week

West Islip Varsity Head Football Coach Steve Mileti was recently named the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624   •Yoga Lates: Tuesdays, Oct. 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 18, 10-11 a.m. $20 non-refundable fee. Registration underway.  Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library,  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, October 11   More...

B.T. O’Hare book signing event October 10

B.T. O’Hare will be reading from her new book, Coral The Chosen One, and will be on hand to meet, greet, sign and sell the book, Sat., Oct. 10 noon. Discounted copies will be on sale for $17. More...

Monsoon to host complimentary Thanksgiving meal for veterans

Monsoon will be hosting a complimentary Thanksgiving meal for veterans and their families on Thurs., Nov 26.  Thw dinner is open to all local veterans and their families who can come and enjoy a nice Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings in o More...

Opinion

There is no such thing as a free ice cream sundae

EDITORIAL

This is an editorial about two different world views. One focuses on personal responsibility and accountability, and the other on the benefit of elevating self-esteem in young people. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

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My Hometown: Our staycation this summer

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

My husband and I took a “staycation” this summer and we were pleasantly surprised at how much fun we had. More...

Breaking News - 10/9/2015 12:45 PM

Special community meeting Wednesday on potential sale of Bower School - Free Access

The Lindenhurst School District recently announced that a special workshop on the potential sale of the Edward W. Bower Elementary School will be held Wed., October 14, 8:15 p.m. at the McKenna Administration Building. More...

Babylon Schools open with new initiative for coming year

Babylon School District Superintendent of School Linda Rozzi has launched a new initiative this fall, aimed at making strong connections with the district’s parents and community. More...

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre gets more school funding

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean- Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that the Copiague School District will receive more than $800,000 in additional funding from the state for a Universal Pre-K program, after having fought to ensure this funding More...

WBSD libraries are "Advanced Internet Ready"

The West Babylon School District announced that the libraries at Forest Avenue, John F. More...

Nassau County Police arrest DP man for bank robbery

Nassau County Robbery Squad Detectives arrested a Deer Park man Oct. 1, charging him with robbing a TD bank on Merrick Road in Massapequa in September. Police gave this account.  More...

 

People/Social

Watkis takes the helm of Science Department at Deer Park

Jachan Watkis has been tapped by the Deer Park School District as its new curriculum associate for science and technology in grades 6-12. The new administrator replaces Kristen Crespo.  More...

Conklin House volunteers get thank-you dinner

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Barbara Ginexi to wed Michael Waters

Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Waters of Babylon Village are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their son Michael to Barbara Ginexi. Barbara is the daughter of Anthony and the late Barbara Ginexi, formally of Babylon Village. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Like many people I know, the end of the summer brings lots of allergies that often develop into bronchitis, which is why there was no column last week. Sorry about that!  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

It becomes an owner’s worst nightmare when a beloved pet goes missing. Today’s “Dog Lost & Found” true tales will start with lessons for owners; then end with lessons for finders. Here goes:  More...

Obituaries

Thomas H. Markham, longtime Babylon resident, H.S. graduate, civil engineer

Thomas H. Markham, a longtime resident of Babylon and graduate of Babylon High School Class of 1952, died Aug. 23, 2015 He was 81 years old .  More...

Ethel Marie Larned, former Babylon resident, Babylon H.S. graduate, Sunday School teacher

Ethel Marie Larned (nee Davis) died in Sun City, Florida Aug. 30, 2015 where she had lived since moving from Babylon approximately 25 years ago.  Born and raised in Babylon, she graduated from Babylon High School, Class of 1945. More...

Good Shepherd Hospice offers bereavement services

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

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of formation of: JJ & B Classic Cars, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 8/31/2015 Office location, County of Suffolk. Secretary of State of New  More...













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