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MAN ROBS NB BANK

Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred yesterday in North Babylon. More...

Babylon Town set to unveil new botanical gardens; first in the state in more than 50 years

What once was a softball field and maintenance site for the Town of Babylon will soon become a botanical garden, the first to be constructed in New York State in more than half a century.  The 27-acre park, located in Deer Park/Wyandanch, is exp More...

Summer Weekend Events

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

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon student-artists win high honors at Bacca art show

Seven West Babylon Junior High School student-artists recently won high honors at the 2016 Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts judged art show. More...

NB teachers org. action comm.holds first community event

The North Babylon Teachers’ Organization’s Action Committee held its first community event, Outdoor Family Movie Night featuring the original movie Ghostbusters. More...

Deer Park Robert Frost softball team is undefeated

The softball team at Deer Park's Robert Frost Middle School, coached by Keri Schumacher, finished the 2016 season with an undefeated record. 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.  Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library  More...

Obituaries

Pasquale (Pat) Cammaroto, Amityville resident, retired Amityville police officer, veteran

Pasquale (Pat) Cammaroto, a lifelong Amityville resident and retired Amityville police officer died June 19, 2016. He was 94 years old and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.  Mr. Cammaroto was the son of Ida (Deordi) and Sam Cammaroto. More...

Opinion

Your child’s first lesson this new school year should be about fighting against bullying

EDITORIAL

The new shoes or sneakers are sitting in the closet next to the new clothes.The backpack and school supplies have been picked out and purchased.The appointment for a haircut has been made and the first day of school is on the horizon.  Nothing e More...

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Editorial on Pope Francis was much needed

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  Bravo!  Popes, like all people, need some straightening out from time to time. (Editorial Pope Francis got it wrong, a homogenized humanity is not what we need, Aug. 10 and 11).  More...

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Local beaches closed

Mon., August 29: Copiague Harbor Property Owners’ Association Beach is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels that are in excess of acceptable criteria, according to an announcement today by the S.C. Commissioner of Health, Dr. More...

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Homeless man charged with attempted bank robbery

Suffolk County Police today arrested a homeless man for attempting to rob a Copiague bank. The arrest was made Fri., Aug, 26 at 2:45 p.m. More...

Local effort to rehabilitate Argyle Falls

One of Babylon Village’s most beautiful natural resources is Argyle Lake. Residents and visitors spend time near the falls throughout the year, walking, fishing and often commemorating special moments in their lives by taking photos there. More...

North Babylon library vote on purchase of property set for next week

North Babylon Library voters will head to the polls next week to approve the purchase of property for expanding the library’s parking.  The plan was unveiled at a public meeting by Library Director Marc Horowitz and the public had the chan More...

 

People/Social

Sarah Logan has winning essay

Babylon Junior-Senior High School sophomore Sarah Logan recently won second place in an essay contest about social harmony. The contest was sponsored by the Suffolk County Asian American Advisory Board. More...

Newly engaged!

Kevin Walsh and Garin Conklin

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Walsh, and Rita Walsh of Babylon, announce the engagement of their son and grandson, to Garin Conklin, the daughter of CC Conklin and the late William Conklin.  The couple lives in Reno, Nevada where Kevin works at Oracle. More...

Gary Borstelmann, North Babylon’s daredevil

Gary Borstelmann is always nervous with this performance. Six chairs, about 36 inches high and 18 inches wide, are stacked atop each other on a table. There are no dow rods for safety. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The following is a tutorial about heartworm in dogs from the FDA and the American Heartworm Society. 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, August 28   More...

Constantino Brumidi Lodge show Cinema Paradiso Sept. 15

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge #2211 will show Cinema Paradiso Thurs., Sept. 15. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the movie begins at 6:30 p.m. which won for Best Foreign Language Film. The movie is subtitled in English and is rated R. More...

Suffolk County Historical Society opening reception and exhibit August 27

The Suffolk County Historical Society announced the opening reception for its upcoming exhibit, Historic Reflections of the 10 towns, on Sat., Aug. 27, noon. Admission is free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served.  More...

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

Public Notice North Babylon Public Library Suffolk County, New York Special School District Meeting Tuesday, August 30, 2016 For the North Babylon Public library   More...













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