October 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst's Renna family recognized for work fighting childhood cancer

Phil and Rene Renna of Lindenhurst were recognized for their advocacy work by S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September.  More...

County says program against deadbeat parents is working; arrests lead to payment compliance

A new measure designed to get “deadbeat dads and moms” to meet their financial obligations in the care and rearing of their children was announced recently by S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Warriors get first win of the season; Babylon girls soccer beats Mattituck

“Long overdue”  Those were the exact words from second-year Amityville football coach Billy Kretz following his team’s thrilling 22-21 victory over Islip in Suffolk Division III.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

This weekend is a wonderful combination of events in Babylon. In addition to the annual Apples & Art Festival at the Nathaniel Conklin House on Deer Park Avenue, we also have the Fall Harvest Fair and Sidewalk Sale through the business district. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

For 24 years (from 1880 to 1904), members of Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) enjoyed 64 pristine acres on the west side of Southards Pond in Babylon and then added a spacious clubhouse, kennels and an area for the Club’s invitation-only pigeon sh More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, October 18   More...

Conklin House Apples & Art Festival October 16-18

The Nathanial Conklin House, 280 Deer Park Ave. in the Village of Babylon, will host its annual Apples & Art Festival. The festivities begin Fri., Oct. 16 with an artists’ reception, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Historical Society of Islip hosts Joshua Ruff tonight

On Thurs, Oct. 15, 7 to 9 p.m., the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will host Joshua Ruff, LI Museum and his presentation on Gilding the Coasts: The Art and Design of LI’s Great Estates. 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...

Breaking News - 10/16/2015 11:54 AM

Lindenhurst Schools hear fourth proposal for Bower - Free Access

Announce new location for next week's meeting

By Michael Scro The Lindenhurst School District held a meeting Wednesday during which Simply Self Storage presented its bid for the purchase of the district's Edward W. Bower School for $5 million.  More...

Lindenhurst Schools continue debate over the sale of Bower School

Civic leader John Lisi, fourth from left, makes his concerns known to the school board. |align=left|width=250|height=144|link=node]  More...

Snyder family among the winners of Fresh Air Fund’s 2015 photo contest

Lindenhurst residents, the Snyder family, celebrated the pure joys of summer with the Fresh Air Fund and were among the winners of the Fresh Air Fund’s 2015 photo contest. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Saturday, October 17   • Hispanic Heritage month festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tanner Park Senior Center Baylawn Avenue, Copiague. For more information call the Department of Human Services at 631-464-4340.  More...

 

People/Social

Seven Babylon students selected to NYSSMA

Seven student-musicians from Babylon High School have been selected to participate in the 2015 NYSCAME/SCMEA All- County Music Festival and the NYSSMA All-State Festival.  Selection to a NYSCAME/SCMEA All-County music organization is one of the More...

Michael Aaron Rotolo achieves rank of Eagle Scout

Town of Babylon Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez recently joined with Councilman Tom Donnelly to recognize Michael Aaron Rotolo, of West Babylon’s Boy Scout Troop 183, for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in scouting. More...

Elizabeth Walsh-Bulger Robert Moses’ new principal

Starting this upcoming 2015-16 school year, the principal at Robert Moses Middle School will be a familiar face in the North Babylon School District. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •A Touch of Italy: Tues., Oct. 20, 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Block Island Seafood Co. is back with some Italian favorites, samples to taste. Babylon residents only. Registration underway.  More...

Obituaries

Mary A. Bonanno, longtime Lindenhurst resident, Amityville seamstress, baker

Mary. A. Bonanno, a longtime resident of Lindenhurst who owned and operated a bakery in Queens with her husband, and was a sample dressmaker, died Sept. 11, 2015. She was 97 years old.  More...

Margaret A. Ludemann, former Babylon resident

Margaret A. Ludemann, a resident of Babylon from 1953 until 2009, died Sat., Aug. 29, 2015. More...

Opinion

Remove the reward of notoriety for violent acts

GUEST EDITORIAL

Most mentally healthy and reasonable peoplefind it difficult to understand how anyone could seek fame and notoriety by committing horrific acts of violence, as have been perpetuated upon communities and college and school campuses across the country. More...

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Is the Constitution Pipeline a blessing or a curse?

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor, The Constitution Pipeline being constructed in New York State would transport gas from Pennsylvania through New York and to other markets.The pipeline route stretches from Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania into Broome County, New York; Ch More...













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