January 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

North Babylon Schools hold presentation on PEP grant

The North Babylon School District Board of Education recently held a presentation on a Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) grant, which is expected to bring in almost $1 million for physical education programs district-wide. More...

WI School Board discusses voter-approved building improvements

A $49,961,280 capital improvement bond for the West Islip School District, which voters approved to 361 in November, was acknowledged by the school board at a meeting late last month. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip’s Bridges Academy students visit Webb Institute for Engineering Day

West Islip’s Bridges Academy eighth-grade students recently visited to Webb Institute of Naval Archetecture and Marine Engineering for its Annual Engineering Day. More...

Please meet our 2016 local scholars

•Named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is North Babylon resident Dana Trentalange.  More...

Lindenhurst Girl Scout Troop 382 dedicates mural

Mayor Thomas Brennan along with Deputy Mayor Michael Lavorata, Trustee Maryann Weckerle and Trustee Joan Masterson were honored to take part in dedicating a hand-drawn mural created by Lindenhurst Girl Scout Troop 382: Where Will the Train Take You T More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Yoga Day at Yoga Darshana Center January 30

Yoga Day 2016 will be held at Yoga Darshana Center, 180 Great East Neck Rd., West Babylon, Sat., Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

BACCA art shows & exhibits through March 5

BACCA, Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts, and SCALA, Suffolk County Art Leaders Association, announced their fourth year participating together with the All-County High School and Senior Scholarship Art Show and the Children’s Art Show to be More...

BACCA winter art class through March

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) has created its art class schedule for the winter which runs from February to March. All classes will be held at the Babylon Town Hall Annex, room #15, 281 Phelps Ln., North Babylon. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

INDEX NO: 061757/2014. FILE DATE: 12/30/15. SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS WITH NOTICE MORTGAGED PREMISES: 26 Cedar Road, Amityville, New York 11701. DSBL #: 0100-123.00-02.00- 010.000. Plaintiff designates SUFFOLK Count More...

Following very successful shopping season, Babylon merchants look ahead to next year

With the holiday shopping season over, Babylon Village merchants, who provided a host of events and special savings to customers, are already thinking about next year.  Joe Sceppa, whose mother Rose Anne has owned and operated Sweet Street in th More...

Lindenhurst Village to acquire properties from NY Rising for open space and storm protection

The Village of Lindenhurst recently approved a contract of sale for the acquisition of 31 properties from the New York Housing Trust Fund Corporation under the New York State ‘Sandy’ Buyout program. More...

Scout Francis Ahlers recognized by Lindenhurst Village

During the December meeting of the Lindenhurst Village Board, Mayor Thomas Brennan presented John Francis Louis Ahlers with a Certificate of Merit for his achievement of becoming an Eagle Scout in Troop 1421. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 29   •Chair Yoga: Fri., Jan. 29, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Yoga that incorporates yoga poses seated on the chair, as well as standing using the chair for support. North Babylon Library, 815 Deer Park Ave., 669-4020. More...

 

People/Social

Babylonian Ronnie DeGarmo recognized posthumously with Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Former lifelong Babylon Village resident Rose Marie (Ronnie) DeGarmo was recently honored posthumously with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama.  More...

West Babylon resident Joseph Randazzo recognized as community service superstar

West Babylon resident Joseph Randazzo was recognized as a young community service superstar by S.C. Leg. Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) during a meeting of the West Babylon Main Street Organization (WBMSO). More...

Susan Johnson of Babylon honored by Kiwanis

Susan Johnson of Babylon was recently honored by Kiwanis Club International and Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos for her dedication and commitment to TJ for Kids Memorial Fund. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•The sun on the snow is blinding. So many people are out walking, shoveling, not much traffic, which is a surprise. My thoughts go out to the people living close to the Bay and I’ll head down there later on to check on some friends. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

When you watch the magnificent dogs run through their paces at the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show, you may be unaware of the incredible back stories and accomplishments that brought some contenders there, or major obstacles other dogs and han More...

Obituaries

Brittany Leith, NBHS graduate and beautician

Brittany Leith was 25 years old and making plans for her future and that of her three-year-old daughter Zoey. She was studying for her cosmetology license and working hard.  More...

Opinion

“Shaw” appreciate those who helped out in blizzard

EDITORIAL

When most of us were sitting home during the blizzard on Saturday, with the snow piling up around us, as we enjoyed television or a good book and lots of comfort foods, some of our friends and neighbors were out there protecting and serving.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

In praise of a dogged reporter and trusted news scribe

GUEST EDITORIAL

I thought your editorial, “The loss of an ole-time reporter and friend,” pertaining to the loss of your friend, John Cummings, was very special. More...













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