February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Governor Cuomo's action on Bethpage plume brings local hope for a complete cleanup

The New York State Department of Conservation is conducting a new, forensic analysis on the toxic plume from the Northrop Grumman, U.S. Navy plant in Bethpage in the hope of identifying more accurately who is responsible for that contamination. More...

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Schools/Sports

Eight West Islip H.S. seniors are All-State musicians

Eight seniors from West Islip High School were recognized as All-State musicians, performing at the New York State School Music Association’s 80th annual Winter Conference. More...

Babylon H.S. forensic science class visit Stony Brook biotechnology lab

Babylon Junior-Senior High School students from Melissa Callahan’s Syracuse forensic science class visited Stony Brook University’s biotechnology lab on Jan. 5. More...

Deer Park High School presents Neil Simon’s Plaza Suit performance

For this year’s diverting winter play, the dedicated thespians at Deer Park High School presented Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suit” at two performances on Jan. 15 and 16. 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. •Seatuck Environmental Association: Tues., March 1, 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Doris Fletcher Doyle, Babylon resident and former Babylon Library employee

It was a chance meeting on the Long Island Railroad that brought Doris Fletcher and John Doyle together. He was commuting home from work, while she was returning home from a movie with a female coworker. More...

Opinion

Become part of your school district’s budget discussions

Every year about this time we remind readers that their school district’s are in the midst of preparing their annual budgets for the coming year. We suggest, as we do again now, that residents keep informed and updated on this process. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Educating girls across the globe is a benefit to everyone in the world

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: Do you value your education? More...

Breaking News - 3/1/2016 2:37 PM

Babylon Baseball coach removed - Free Access

School board makes decision at packed meeting

  Following a meeting that lasted about five minutes, members of the Babylon Board of Education voted to replace the current varsity baseball coach, Anthony Sparacio, with Victor Manzella, a North Babylon teacher.  The motion occurred at a More...

Babylon Village Board asked to join fight to save the mute swan

A New York State Department of Conservation (DEC) proposal to eliminate the mute swans from Long Island has raised some controversy on Long Island and that recently spilled over to a Babylon Village Board meeting.  Tim Hague of Lindenhurst and H More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 26   • On Fri., Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the library will have VITA Tax Help. VITA volunteers will be at the library to do simple tax returns. By appointment only. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111.  More...

 

People/Social

Babylon's 2016 Youth Court inducted

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined Town Councilman Tom Donnelly, Town Clerk Carol Quirk and Town Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma to induct the newest members of the Town of Babylon Youth Court. More...

Deer Park Terrific 10 seniors celebrated

Deer Park High School announced its top 10 ranked seniors for 2015-16 during an Oct. 9 morning ceremony, with Kathryn Block and Peter Demopoulos named first and second, respectively.  More...

Conklin House dinner raffle

One lucky winner will enjoy a dinner for eight served in the beautifully restored historical Conklin House. The Conklin House Committee is holding a raffle for the dinner. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•It would appear there will be no skating this year. With Saturday’s high temp of 68 degrees, it’s unlikely that even the duck pond will freeze enough for wearing ice skates. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, February 28  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, February 29   More...

Babylon Village Arts Council presents featured artist Allyson Uttendorfer in March

The Babylon Village Arts Council will present its featured artist for March: Allyson Uttendorfer who will be displaying her art at Astoria Bank located at 180 West Main St., Babylon Village. More...

Rev. Thomas Humphrey to be honored Feb. 26

The Long Island Dispatch News Paper is honoring Rev. Thomas Humphrey as its Black History Sports Journalist of the Year. Tickets are $65. The award celebration will be held at Michelle’s Diner, Fri. Feb. 26, 7 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF BABYLON NOTICE OF TAX SALE WHEREAS, arrears of the taxes levied for the year 2015 by the Village of Babylon, charged and imposed pursuant to law, remain due and unpaid on the several tracts, lots, pieces, or parcels of l More...













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