November 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

NBSD sets goals for coming year

The North Babylon School District recently made three presentations on its goals for the 2015-16 school year under its new Superintendent of Schools Glen Eschbach. Eschbach replaced Patricia Godek who retired at the end of the 2014-15 school year. More...

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Schools/Sports

Ceremony honors five West Islip High School students

S.C. Leg. More...

Manetuck Elementary supports veterans by wearing and creating poppies

The fifth graders at Manetuck Elementary School in West Islip express their support for our veterans by wearing and creating poppies. More...

BOCES Islip Career Center Store holds fundraiser for breast cancer research

Eastern Suffolk BOCES Islip Career Center students in Ginger Rios’ retail store services class crafted a unique item to sell as a fundraiser for breast cancer research.  The students used pink ribbon to tie packets of pink lemonade to bott More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, November 29  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, November 30   More...

Marconi Lodge Winter Wonderland social night Dec. 3

On Thurs., Dec. 3, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., the Marconi Lodge, 333 Moffitt Blvd., Islip will host a Winter Wonderland social night. The cost will be $20 per person and includes a buffet dinner, wine beer and soda, coffee and refreshments. More...

Bay Shore Historical Society snowflake sale Dec. 5

On Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Bay Shore Historical Society, 22 Maple Ave., will hold their annual snowflake sale and bake sale featuring Christmas décor, gifts, collectibles, fruit spreads and other goodies. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK INDEX # 604977/15 FILED: 11/5/2015 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE Plaintiff designates Suffolk County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon More...

Breaking News - 12/4/2015 12:38 PM

Pedestrian critically injured on Sunrise Highway this morning - Free Access

An automobile accident on Sunrise Highway early this morning seriously injured a pedestrian and tied up traffic for hours.  More...

Breaking News - 12/2/2015 1:28 PM

West Islip knocks off Hauppauge for Suffolk ‘AA’ title - Free Access

Paige Sherlock is really good at scoring big goals. A season ago, Sherlock netted the penalty kick that gave West Islip girls soccer the county title, and unsurprisingly, she came up big again in this year’s county title game as well. More...

King urges President Obama to postpone refugee program

Congressman Peter T. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, November 27   • During the week of Thanksgiving residents who usually receive sanitation or S.O.R.T collection on Thursday will have a special pickup on Fri., Nov. More...

 

People/Social

Reception held to acknowledge Bell family for their donation

On Fri., Nov. 13, the Babylon Public Library held a reception to thank the Bell family for their donation of a baby grand piano. More...

Babylon Village Historical Society Wassail Bowl Dec. 6

The Babylon Village Historical Society will hold its annual Wassail Bowl on Sun., Dec. 6, following the Village of Babylon’s annual tree lighting at 4 p.m.  The museum is located at 117 W. More...

WISD voters approve bond

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, residents in the West Islip School District voted on a capital project bond referendum. Voters approved the bond: 876 Yes votes to 361 No votes.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Good Ole daze

Doctors, lawyers, wagon builders and soldiers

Southside Signal  May 14, 1898  Lindenhurst:  More...

Babylon News & Muse

Happy Thanksgiving to one and all! Most of us have a lot to give thanks for, and don’t even realize it. In addition to my family and friends, I am also thankful for living in Babylon. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Pilgrims would be proud of “Clementine’s” progress. More...

Obituaries

Cheryl E. Ward of Babylon, longtime secretary at Babylon High School

Cheryl E. Satchell met her husband Leonard Ward when they were both children. More...

Opinion

The elections of 2015 prove that every vote does count

In our endorsements in late October, we noted the impact of low voter turnout at the polls. More...

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Study finds student anxiety over state exams greater than for local testing

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

About three-quarters (76 percent) of school psychologists in New York say their students experience greater anxiety over state tests than for local assessments, according to a new research report issued jointly today by the New York State School Boar More...













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