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Village sets new budget that meets state cap; maintains tax rate for third year in a row

The Babylon Village Board’s 2016-17 budget calls for less in spending than in the current year, and is within the New York State Tax cap, according to details released by the Village this week. More...

Change in state law now allows mixed martial art bouts; implements stiff safety regulations

The New York State Legislature passed a bill that will bring professional mixed martial art bouts to New York. Until now, New York was the only state not to sanction and set standards for these bouts, which are popular throughout the country. More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst High School hosts annual Souper Bowl of Caring Charity Cook-Off Fundraiser

S.C. Leg. Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently participated in Lindenhurst High School’s eighth Annual Souper Bowl of Caring Charity Cook-Off Fundraiser. More...

William Rall Elementary School takes part in Scripps National Spelling Bee

On Dec. 14, fourth-and fifth-grade students of William Rall Elementary School in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District took part in the school level of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. More...

West Babylon H.S. joins the global community in support of World AIDS Day

West Babylon Senior High School joined the global community by recognizing and supporting World AIDS Day on Dec. 1. 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

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, April 3  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, April 4   More...

Babylon Village Arts Council presents Spoken Word reading April 7

On Thurs., April 7, 7:30 p.m., the Babylon Village Arts Council will present its Spoken Word reading series at Jack Jack’s Coffee House, 223 Deer Park Ave., Babylon Village.  Poet Deborah Hauser is the featured reader for this event which More...

Lindenhurst Rotary Club hosts Fellowship Dinner April 7

The Rotary Club of Lindenhurst is hosting the 16th Annual Community Fellowship Dinner on Thurs., April 7. More...

Opinion

Let’s not allow Common Core to be used as a political weapon

EDITORAL:

Many parents and members of the educational community are raising strong opposition to the Common Core standards and are lobbying to have children ‘opt out’ of the standardized testing. More...

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Resident to speak at Babylon Village meeting on concern over development on Deer Park Avenue

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Breaking News - 4/6/2016 12:25 PM

Local library budget vote and trustee election results - Free Access

Voters in the Town of Babylon approved all of their library budgets in a vote yesterday.In Babylon, the vote was 177 to 23 and incumbent Trustee Frank Fronzo  was reelected with 169 votes.In Copiague, the vote was 14 to 14 and incumbent Trustee More...

Breaking News - 4/5/2016 2:24 PM

Road closures at Sunrise Highway and 110 set for tomorrow - Free Access

The New York State3 Department of Transportation has released a notification to motorists about day and night time travel lane closures of NY Route 27/Sunrise Highway at NY Route 110 beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, April 6.   Between the hou More...

Lindenhurst Village renews BID program

Lindenhurst Village recently authorized an extension of its Business Improvement District (BID), following a public hearing last month. The reauthorization is for a fiveyear period, beginning March 1. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 1   • On Fri., April 1, 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

William T. Baldwin Jr. attains recognition for obtaining Eagle Scout designation

Recently, Suffolk County Legislator Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) presented William T. Baldwin Jr. with a proclamation in recognition for obtaining the designation of Eagle Scout. More...

Mayor Thomas Brennan announces new appointment in Lindenhurst

Lindenhurst Mayor Thomas Brennan announced that Cassandra D’Amore, a resident of Lindenhurst, has been appointed as the assessment clerk for the Village of Lindenhurst. More...

James Myrick of DPSD recognized at College Fair

Deer Park UFSD student James Myrick, who also attends Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA), impressed representatives from 26 colleges and universities across the country recently. More...

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Babylon’s First Presbyterian Church-Part II by Stanis Beck

Hearing in Part I about this second Presbyterian church in Babylon, or Huntington South as our area was then called, one may wonder whatever happened to the veryfirst meeting house/church, referred to back then also as the Presbyterian Church of Isli More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Tracing a Tracy Treasure- “Haunt of a woodcock: Sensation and Bang Bang”: Two years ago, a 19th century painting by J. M. More...

Obituaries

Frank Russo Jr., Copiague resident, Copiague Football Conference volunteer, veteran

Frank Russo Jr., a longtime resident of Copiague and volunteer with the Copiague Football Conference, died Feb. 23, 2016 at the age of 81. “He was my best friend,” said his son Frank III. More...

VFW Hall Prayer Station every second Friday night of the month

Norman Lyons, Jr. Ministries, Inc. presents the Prayer Station every second Friday night of the month, 8 to 9 p.m. at the VFW Hall 7223, 300 Broadway, Amityville. The doors open at 7:30 p.m.  More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...













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