March 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans underway to erect statue to honor South Shore's baymen

The Babylon Town seal, which was adopted in 1870, includes depictions of an eagle representing the Nation, as well as that of a fish, clam and oyster, a reminder of how important the fishing industry was to this area.  For generations after that More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 18   •Senior Advocate: Fri., March 18, 9-11a.m. A Senior Advocate from the S.C. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Islip H.S. boys track team winners for winter track

The West Islip High School boys 4x800 relay team took first place in the prestigious Armory Track Invitational, held Feb. 5 and 6 at the Armory in New York City. More...

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•West Islip native Christopher Friedlander graduated from Ithaca College’s School of Humanities and Sciences, Ithaca, New York with a degree in psychology in December. 2015.  More...

West Islip’s relay team competes at Hispanic Games at the Armory in NYC

Competing at the 23rd annual Hispanic Games at the Armory in New York City, West Islip’s relay team of Dan Cameron, Charles Hetterich, Kyle Kelly and Mike Martiny ran a record-setting time of 7:54 in the 4 x 800-meter race. 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

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, March 20 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, March 21 More...

Make memories with your pet at Last Hope’s Easter event

On Sat., March 19, noon to 4 p.m., dress yourself, your family and/or your pets in Easter finery and come to the Last Hope Adoption Center parking lot, 3300 Beltagh Ave.,Wantagh.  Take pictures or pose for a photo with the Easter Bunny. More...

Women’s History Month celebration set for March 19

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Department of Human Services will celebrate Women’s History Month: Working to form a more perfect union: honoring women in public service and government, Sat., March 19, 11 a.m. at Walter G. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff AGAINST RAYMOND BROWN, JR., Jr., et al., Defendant(s)   More...

DPSD moves forward with budget that school officials say is sound

As the Deer Park School District prepares to finalize its budget for the coming year, Superintendent of Schools Eva Demyen addressed the community at a meeting in February saying the school board and administration have worked hard to keep expenses d More...

Lindy schools mull new times for school openings for elementary schools to save money

The Lindenhurst Board of Education is currently proposing a $152 million budget for 2016-17, and presented an overview of the spending plan, as well as a transportation cost savings proposal. More...

Schaffer thanks state lawmakers on behalf of Babylon residents for tax rebate checks

Babylon Town Supervisor Richard Schaffer said he treated his nephews to a trip to Toys R Us. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon H.S. student council participates in Hearts of Hope community service art project

Babylon Junior-Senior High School Student Council members participated in a community service art project called Hearts of Hope on Feb. 25. More...

Girl scouts of Suffolk hold food drive to benefit Island Harvest

S.C. Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently sponsored a food drive in Amityville with the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County to benefit Island Harvest.  More...

S.C. Leg. Lou D’Amaro re-named chairman of vital Budget and Finance Committee

S.C. Leg. Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) has again been re-named chairman of the Legislature’s vital Budget and Finance Committee by Presiding Officer Du- Wayne Gregory.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May the luck of the Irish be with you and yours from this day forward! (You’ve all heard or read at least one of the blessings, so please consider them all attached herewith!)  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Henry” has come a long way from his old Kentucky home. (That’s if he ever had a home.) On Christmas Eve night 2014, Henry, a handsome Redbone Coonhound, was hit by a car in front of a firehouse in a small Kentucky town. More...

Obituaries

Joan Patti, Copiague resident, member of Sons of Italy and Bicentennial Committee member

Joan Patti was described as a “loving person,” who touched the lives of many and someone who would think nothing of helping a friend. More...

Opinion

Firefighters launch program to save lives with use of homefire sprinklers

Almost 80 percent of all fire deaths nationwide are the result of home fires. On average, more than 100 New Yorkers die in house fires each year. More...

Cuomo’s efforts to protect LI’s drinking water is refreshing

EDITORIAL:

Recently, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Long Island with news that he is taking a major and multi-pronged offensive to protect our underground drinking water. More...

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