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Lindenhurst Village hosts peace rally

Over 40 people gathered for a peace rally at the Lindenhurst Gazebo on Sunday evening, coming together as a community to sing and pray for peace.  More...

Finding that sweet spot at E. Donald Conroy Golf Course

Gabriel Oh joined the ranks of hole-in-one golfers in late June, scoring at the fourth hole at a distance of 68 yards (224 feet) in his first Metropolitan Junior PGA Event. Fun fact: he’s only nine years old. More...

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Schools/Sports

North Babylon school district supports ALS Ride for Life event

Students and staff throughout North Babylon High School welcomed the ALS Ride for Life group during its journey from Riverhead to Manhattan. More...

Deer Park H.S. Jazz Ensemble travels to Cleveland to play at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Deer Park High School Jazz Ensemble traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to play at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on May 26, and their performance was praised by both museum staff and visitors.  The students and Director Jerry Cannarozzo toured the More...

West Babylon H.S. wins Six Flags tickets for Read for Success program participation

Sixth grade students at West Babylon Junior High School won Six Flags Great Adventure tickets because of their participation in the Read for Success Program. They logged over six hours of reading in a two-month period. 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. Bring a friend, card or board game.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, August 7   More...

Last Hope wine tasting fundraiser benefit Sept. 9

Last Hope Animal Rescue will hold a wine tasting on the grounds of the Walt Whitman House, Fri., Sept. 9, 7 to 10 p.m. at 246 Old Whitman Road, West Hills in Huntington. Bring some friends and relax.  More...

Vacation Bible School August 8 to 12

Vacation Bible School is being offered by First Baptist Church, 300 West Main St., Babylon, Mon., Aug. 8 to Fri., Aug. 12, 6 to 9 p.m. The program is for children from pre-K through sixth grade. More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Plaintiff AGAINST Ethelrene Crump; et al., Defendant(s) Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly dated April 8, 2016 I, th More...

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Driver killed on Sunrise Highway last night

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a two-car crash that killed a man in West Babylon yesterday evening. More...

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Sen. Phil Boyle hosts "thank you" breakfast for veterans

In a show of gratitude to veterans and their families in his District, NYS Sen. Phil Boyle hosted his 4th Annual Free Veterans Appreciation Pancake Breakfast. More...

Babylon Village pool sees new wave of renovations

The temperature peaked at 90 degrees on a hot and humid day as moms sat poolside on Adirondack and lounge chairs and watched their children cool off in the newly renovated Babylon Village pool. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 5   •Scrabble: Fri., Aug. 5, 12 , 19, 26, from 12 - 5 p.m. Bring a friend for an informal game of Scrabble play. Equipment provided. Lindenhurst Library, One Lee Ave., 957-7755.  More...

Nassau-Suffolk County drug task force shuts down major fentanyl-heroin ring

A major fentanyl-heroin distribution network with ties to Massapequa and Babylon, and connected with numerous overdoses in those communities over the past two years, has been shut down.  Nassau and Suffolk Police, and other law enforcement offic More...

 

People/Social

Bringing Broadway to Babylon

A father-son duo hopes to revitalize Main Street’s old movie theatre

For Mark and Dylan Perlman, a father-son duo, shows at the Babylon Cinemas must go on.  Mark and Dylan Perlman are currently in contract to gain ownership of the old movie theatre on Main Street. More...

Village board recognizes Eagle Scout Andrew Klienitzke

At a recent Babylon Village Board meeting, Mayor Ralph Scordino and the board recognized local scout Andrew Klienitzke on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. For his project, Andrew refurbished the playground next to the tennis courts. More...

Donaldson tapped as Babylon BOE prez

The Babylon School District Board of Education commenced the start of the 2016-17 school year during its annual reorganizational meeting on July 11.  More...

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Babylon News & Muse

•Welcome to August! As a child, I hated it when the calendar turned to August, because it meant the summer was half over. These days I have mixed feelings about starting August. One of the drawbacks is that the Gilbert C. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Let the games begin! “The Kitten Summer Games,” that is. Soon they’ll be as well known as the international games in Rio. This Fri., Aug. 5 at 8 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Cox, former pediatric nurse at Good Samaritan and Babylon resident

Evelyn “Jean” (Hanwright) Cox, a longtime Babylon resident and pediatric nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital, died on July 14 at Silver Creek Manor in Bristol, Rhode Island. She was 88. More...

Opinion

Health officials around the world should be alarmed by conditions in Rio

The living and sanitary conditions for the athletes in Rio are a major source of concern, posing a serious health risk that the athletes will contract a serious disease, and that includes a concern for the support staff and visitors as well who are f More...

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Red-light cameras, guns and due process in America

Dear Editor, There is a lot of talk and gesturing regarding the no-fly and terrorist watch lists. Those opposing preventing American citizens from purchasing weapons are being challenged. More...













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