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Polar Bear Plunge set for January16

The Polar Bear Plunge for Charity will be held Sat., Jan. 16 at Overlook Beach, Babylon at 11 a.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. Leo and Drama clubs host local senior citizen dinner

Members of the Babylon Junior- Senior High School Leo and Drama clubs hosted more than 50 local senior citizens for dinner and a show on Nov. More...

Forest Avenue fifth-grader Daniel Papillo wins Yankee Radio Network Junior Broadcast Contest

Daniel Papillo, a fifth-grader at Forest Avenue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District, was named a winner of the New York Yankees Radio Network Junior Broadcaster Contest.  After writing an essay about why he wanted to be a junio More...

Please meet the 2015 local scholars

•Rebecca Ragusa, of West Islip, is one of 10 Hofstra University students honored at the 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Book (PBK) Awards, sponsored by the Provost’s office and the Hofstra University book store.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Chase Away the Winter Blues: Thurs., Jan. 14, 7-8:30 p.m. Create & take home hand sanitizer & body lotion that will make you feel like summer is around the corner. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, January 10  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, January 11   More...

Donations for homeless till Jan. 8

S.C. Leg. Steven Stern will be collecting winter clothes, food and toiletries for the homeless. Donations will be accepted through Jan. 8 at his office at 1842 E. Jericho Turnpike, Huntington, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Bay Shore Historical Society meeting Jan. 21

John Hodge will present a program entitled Keeping Classical Music Alive at the meeting of the Bay Shore Historical Society, Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Bay Shore/Brightwaters Library, One South Country Rd., Brightwa- ters. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Federal National Mortgage Association, Plaintiff AGAINST Manuel Tolentino a/k/a Manuel J. Tolentino; Giovanni F. Infante a/k/a Giovanni F. More...

Breaking News - 1/11/2016 5:00 PM

Man robs bank in Deer Park - Free Access

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Deer Park bank today.  Police said a man entered TD Bank at 2178 Deer Park Ave., at 2:11 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding cash. More...

County permit fee for home security systems in place

Homeowners who have a home security system will have to shell out $50 a year for a permit from the County or face stiff fines if police are called to their homes as a result of a false alarm. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Saturday, January 9 More...

 

People/Social

Precision Metals in Bay Shore given grant to purchase machinery equipment

Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C-East Northport) met with the owners of Precision Metals in Bay Shore, the Figlozzi family-owned manufacturing company. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Happy New Year to one and all! It’s January, and the outside temperature (with wind chill) is in the low 20s. There’s a pink begonia blooming in my front yard. More...

Death, Desertion & Mutiny were Frequent

Part III

It was estimated that the New England and Long Island whaling fleet in 1830 consisted of around 203 ships, barks, brigs and schooners; however by 1840 it reached near 552 vessels. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Since I’m in the business of playing matchmaker for pets and people, I’ll let you in on a trade secret: There are different style adoption pleas, depending on whether you are writing a newspaper column like “Pets”; social medi More...

Obituaries

Edith DeMeo, Copiague resident, Our Lady of Assumption R.C. Church Rosarian

Edith DeMeo lived a full life and told her family that she did not want them to cry for her when she was gone. “I will be with you, watching over you,” she would tell her children and grandchildren. Mrs. More...

Opinion

Change is difficult but can be worth it

The first week of January is almost over. How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions?  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Raia says state should build on recommendations of Common Core Task Force

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  I am encouraged by the recent recommendations by the Common Core Task Force. More...













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