October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans for Dunkin Donuts on Union Boulevard

An abandoned warehouse on Union Boulevard in West Islip, just east of the West Islip Fire Department’s main headquarters, was torn down recently, making way for a Dunkin Donuts. More...

WB man pleads guilty in crash that killed disabled man

A West Babylon man will serve up to four and one-half years in prison after pleading guilty to leaving the scene of a fatal crash, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said last week.  Christopher Bacayon, of 81 Albemarle Avenue, was ch More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Students welcomed back to school with new surroundings in Babylon Schools

Fifteen hundred and seventy three students returned to classrooms on the opening day of school, Sept. 7, in the Babylon School District. More...

Julianna Caputo of DPHS honored for her essay

Deer Park High School student Julianna Caputo, a rising junior, was recently honored by Gilda’s Club New York City for an essay she submitted about her mother’s recovery from cancer. More...

Oquenock Elementary School students think like entrepreneurs

Thinking like entrepreneurs was the task assigned to fifth-graders at West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School in the Bead Bonanza project, and the students rose to the challenge with great enthusiasm and effort.  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.  •Savvy Sighter’s Italy: Tues., Oct. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, October 9 More...

BVAC free monthly Second Thursday Concert October 13

Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers, a Brooklyn, New York-based acoustic band, bring their blend of Americana, bluegrass, roots country, old-time and blues to Babylon Thurs., Oct. 13. More...

External Diploma Program for adults 21 and over

The External Diploma Program (EDP) offers adults 21 and over, the opportunity to receive credit for their life experiences, and earn a high school equivalency diploma without the challenge of taking lengthy timed examinations. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT SUFFOLK COUNTY HSBC BANK USA, N.A., Plaintiff against SHAFIE S. More...

Another great Country Fair in Babylon Village

On Sun., Sept. 18, the Babylon Village Beautification Society held its annual Country Fair. More...

Babylon Town rules that GOP petitions for council districts did not meet requirements of the state law

Babylon Town Clerk Carol Quirk ruled last week that the petitions filed by the Republicans calling for a referendum on November’s ballot to establish council districts in the Town were “legally insufficient.” More...

Lindenhurst woman arraigned on charges of mortgage debt

A Lindenhurst woman was arraigned Thurs., Sept. 29 in Central Islip on grand larceny charges for allegedly duping investors in a mortgage scheme, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announced today.  More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, October 7   •On Fri., Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m., the library will have Miss Nadia’s Storytime for ages 3-5. Come one! Come all! Join Ms. Nadia for 45 minutes of fun, stories, songs and crafts! More...

 

People/Social

Suffolk County libraries gather at trivia face-off

Every summer, Suffolk County libraries gather with teams of six young-adult (grades six to nine) players to test their trivia mettle on eight selected books. More...

North Babylon welcomes Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Kimberly Skillen

The North Babylon School District welcomes new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Kimberly Skillen to its team of administrators beginning in the 2016-17 school year.  More...

West Islip native Lt. Mike Porcelli is a communications officer serving in the U.S. navy

A 2007 West Islip High School graduate and West Islip native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced ballistic missile submarines, the USS Henry M. Jackson.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Fall brings special memories to mind for lots of us…the vivid colors of the leaves, the sound made by your feet as you walk across a lawn piled deep with the fallen rainbow and the smell of leaves being burned on a crisp afternoon. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The word “temperament” was bantered about at the Hofstra debate last week. Actually, canine connoisseurs consider “temperament” to be a “dog” term. More...

Opinion

We face the best and the worst of humanity this week

EDITORIAL

First, we are sure the rest of the country joins us this week in offering our thoughts and prayers to the family of Jacob Hall, the six-year-old boy from South Carolina who was shot and killed by a 14-year-old. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Having the right to do something doesn’t mean doing it is right

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  Since the beginning of our founding, citizens have protested in various ways, some accepted and some frowned upon. More...













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