September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst School Board continues discussion about video taping meetings

The Lindenhurst School District Board of Education drew a negative response from a group of residents following a recent proposal that all public board meetings would be video recorded and shared online.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Sixth-graders from West Babylon preview summer reading program

Sixth-graders at the West Babylon Junior High School got a preview of summer reading books, prizes and programs when they were visited by local librarians. More...

Lindenhurst Daniel Street School simulates and explores camping in the classroom

During the six weeks of the Lindenhurst Union Free School District Extended School Year program, housed at the Daniel Street Elementary School, teachers designed thematic units that would engage and entertain students, while simultaneously strengthen More...

Kenneth J. Cardali of North Babylon achieves Eagle Scout rank

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with Town Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Town Councilman Tom Donnelly at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony honoring Kenneth J. Cardali of North Babylon. 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, September 4   More...

BVAC’s Spoken Word Series September 1

On Sept. 1, BVAC’s Spoken Word Series will feature Dan Giancola, a Long Island poet who will read at Jack Jack’s Coffee House at 223 Deer Park Ave., Babylon.  More...

Community blood drive September 6

Legislator Barraga pays tribute to the heroes as we approach the 15th anniversary of 9/11.  S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R- West Islip), along with the West Islip Fire Department, will be hosting a community blood drive on Tues., Sept. More...

Opinion

Thanks to the summer fun makers

EDITORIAL

Next week is Labor Day, the official end of summer. Then it’s back to school and the changing of the colors.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Energy proposals for Long Island can’t rely on ends to justify the means

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor: More...

Babylon Village Board mulling final decision on movie theater proposal

Noise, traffic, parking and congestion were the issues on the minds of residents and the Babylon Village Board as the prospective owners of the Babylon Movie Theater appeared for a hearing on their application last week. More...

Town moves forward with plans for Car Free Day

Take those comfortable loafers out of the closet, tune up your bike and check the latest Long Island Railroad and bus schedules. Car Free Day is coming to Long Island September 22. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Saturday, September 3   More...

 

People/Social

Hospital recognizes Samaritans of the Month

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip paid tribute to its Samaritans of the Month for June. The monthly honor is awarded to individuals and team members based on recommendations for their coworkers. More...

Girl scouts ask Babylon Village for Children at Play signs

Two local girl scouts, Alexandria Morrow and Skylar Frole, appeared before the Babylon Village Board in August to present a proposal to have the Village put up Children at Play signs on Litchfield Avenue. More...

Country Fair coming to Babylon

The annual Country Fair, will be held Sun., Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•I spent last weekend in Saratoga, helping my brother Rob celebrate his 65th birthday! Sixty five is a pretty significant age these days, and it’s hard to believe that Rob has reached that age. More...

The life and times of Babylon’s Benjamin Field

Good Ole daze

Part II More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

When the tiniest of pets are rescued, you wonder how many similar waifs were in harm’s way but never discovered. This summer Good Samaritans saved two infant kittens entombed in containers which would have become their coffins. More...

Obituaries

Richard Organisciak, former superintendent of the Deer Park School District

Richard Organisciak, a former superintendent in the Deer Park School District, died July 20, 2016 of renal cell carcinoma. He was 65 years old and lived in Westbury. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/ K/ A THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR CWABS, INC. ASSET- BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-3, Pltf. vs. More...













Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool