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Lindenhurst School budget calls for some cuts next year

The Lindenhurst School District unanimously voted to adopt its 2016-17 budget for $151.5 million—a year-to-year increase of $3 million, which will carry a tax levy increase of 1.02 percent. The increase is within the New York State tax cap. More...

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SCHOOL BUDGET AND TRUSTEE ELECTION

Vote being held Tuesday, May 17th

BABYLON The Babylon School District is proposing a budget of $50.17 million, an increase of $945,019 over the current budget of $49.22 million. More...

Three candidates seeking two seats on Farmingdale School Board

In the Farmingdale School District, three candidates are seeking two seats on the board. Running are Michael Goldberg, the incumbent, and Suzanne D’Amico and John Brienza, first-time candidates. More...

Farmingdale Youth Council proposes $596K budget

The Farmingdale Youth Council is proposing a budget of $593,845 for the coming year. More...

Opinion

You’ve got the information, now remember to get out and vote

EDITORIAL:

In this week’s edition, we have worked to provide our readers with the information they need as they head to the polls May 17 to vote for their school district budgets and board of trustees. More...

Government on the road to really getting something done

We have to send a shout out to the dynamic crew working on the overpass at Route 110 and Broadway, Amityville. We’ve watched this project from the time the first shovel was sunk into the ground and it has been amazing.  More...

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Breaking News - 5/13/2016 1:15 PM

Babylon Village inks new contract with its sanitation and highway department employees - Free Access

Deal raises salaries and runs through 2020

Babylon Village and its full- and part-time employees highway and sanitation employees have reached an agreement that provides significant salary increases over the next four years. More...

Babylon School Board adopts $50.2M budget; asks for capital fund

New spending plan for 2016-17 is within NYS tax cap

The Babylon Board of Education unanimously adopted the proposed $50.2 million 2016-17 school budget at its meeting on April 18, 2016. The spending plan represents a 1.92 percent increase over the current budget. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 13   More...

 

People/Social

Women of West Islip organization holds food drive

The Women of West Islip held a food drive in front of Stop and Shop in West Islip on Sun., April 23. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

A memorial plaque at the base of a tree on the north side of Argyle Lake in Babylon Village reads: I was not. I was. I am not. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Starfish Wall Hanging: Wed., May 11, 7-8:30 p.m. Design your own seashore wall hanging. $5 non-refundable fee due at registration, which is underway.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Conklin House Ed Lee exhibit May 13 to 15

The Nathaniel Conklin House of Babylon, 280 Deer Park Ave, will present the art of local artist Ed Lee. A Babylonian, Lee is well known for his beautiful and intricate collages of historic Babylon Village. More...

Last Hope jewelry, flea market, flower sale May 21

A jewelry sale, flea market, flower sale supporting Last Hope Animal Rescue will be held Sat. May 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Church of the Advent, 555 Advent St., Westbury.  For information, visit www.lasthopeanimalrescue.org. More...

Annual Islip Family Run for ALS to be held May 21

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) strikes people between the ages of 40 and 70, and approximately 20,000 Americans can have the disease at any given time, according to the ALS Association. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

COPIAGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, NEW YORK NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION   More...













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