December 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Two developers fight for okay to buy Bower School in Lindenhurst; board to vote this week

The Lindenhurst School District recently heard revised presentations from Simply Self Storage and The Engle Burman Group for the purchase and development of the building that once housed the EW Bower Elementary School. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, December 18   •On Fri., Dec. 18, 5 p.m., the library will show the teen movie Ant Man starring Paul Rudd. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd, 631-691-1111.  Saturday, December 19   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Elementary and Babylon Memorial Grade school visit fire department

Both Babylon Elementary School and Babylon Memorial Grade School recognized Fire Prevention Week between Oct. 4 and 10 with classroom visits and informative assemblies by members of the local fire department.  More...

Babylon Nursery School helps Pajama Drive

The Babylon United Methodist Church Nursery School participated in the Scholastic Books Pajama Drive to benefit the Pajama Program, a non-profit organization that provides new pajamas and books to children in need – especially those living in g More...

West Babylon H.S. volunteers at Food Pantry

West Babylon Senior High School’s Abilities Club spent Nov. 9 volunteering at the Town of Babylon’s Department of Human Services Food Pantry in Amityville.  More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, December 20  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, December 21  •Town of Babylon Planning Board meeting: 7 p.m. More...

TOB Holiday Model Train exhibit till January 3

Make your next stop for the holidays the Town of Babylon History Museum, which is featuring its 2015 Holiday Model Train Display. The exhibition is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 3 p.m., through Jan. More...

North Babylon Food Pantry volunteers needed

The North Babylon Food Pantry at St. Paul’s Reformed Church,158 Phelps Lane, North Babylon, is in urgent need of volunteers to help at the pantry over the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays. More...

Obituaries

Jane Ann Desthers, North Babylon resident, Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Jane Ann Desthers was a woman of faith who had seriously considered becoming a nun. As a postulate, however, she received a different calling and chose to become a wife and mother.  Mrs. 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...

Deer Park Schools prepare for $17M in renovations following passage of bond

The Deer Park School District unanimously adopted a $17 million capital improvement bond at a school board meeting on Nov. 24 that was approved by district voters Oct. More...

 

People/Social

Michael Gregory DeCanio obtains Eagle Scout rank

Michael Gregory DeCanio was presented with a proclamation in recognition for obtaining the designation of Eagle Scout by S.C. Leg. Thomas Barraga (R-West Islip). More...

Regina Lospinuso and Marci Shaddow from Marion G. Vedder nominated for LifeChanger award

Regina Lospinuso, first-grade teacher, and Marci Shaddow, school psychologist, at Marion G. Vedder Elementary School, North Babylon have been nominated for the 2015-16 national LifeChanger of the Year award. More...

St. Joseph the Carpenter Council #14771 holds annual installation of officers

St. Joseph the Carpenter Council #14771, Knights of Columbus in Babylon, recently held its annual installation of officers, Sat., Sept. 19, in the Parish Hall following the 5 p.m. Mass. District Deputy Carmine E. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•It may be hard to believe, as we beat heat records for the last couple of weeks, but Christmas is one week away! Have you finished your Christmas shopping? If not, local stores are open and still have some great ideas.  More...

The Golden Age of Whaling

The Golden Age of Whaling Series: Whalemen Wanted! (Part 1)

Many articles have been written about the whaling industry on the East End of Long Island; however men from the old Town of Huntington (including Huntington-South) sailed around Cape Horn (South America), and Cape of Good Hope (Africa) in search of s More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Magic surrounds “The Muttcracker” at the Birmingham Ballet. More...

Opinion

One more Christmas

GUEST EDITORIAL

I remember as a child how my grandfather suffered chest pains. He kept putting nitroglycerin tablets under his tongue to help with the pain. My mother and I, along with grandma and a couple of others, sat with grandpa in the family dining room area. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS- by Kevin Eastwood

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