October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst's Bower School sale up for vote Tuesday, October 18

On Tues., Oct. 18, Lindenhurst School District voters will head to the polls to vote on whether to approve or deny the sale of the E.W. Bower Elementary School to developer Engel Burman of Garden City. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Alleghany Avenue School had visit from Indian-American hip-hop artist Nimo Patel

Students from Lindenhurst’s Alleghany Avenue School recently had a visit from Indian-American hip-hop artist Nimo Patel. More...

Deer Park football tops Copiague for first win of 2016

There are wins that could change around a season. In the case of Deer Park they hoped they just pulled off that type of win. More...

Sparkling defense leads Farmingdale to victory

There is a reason for the old saying “defense wins championships”…it’s true.  Another glowing example of that saying came via top-seed Farmingdale over Syosset in a 35-0 home victory in week three of Nassau Conference I More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

: Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Pumpkin Candelabra: Wed., Oct. 19, 6-8:30 p.m. Paint three plain glasses and transform them into a centerpiece. $5 fee. Registration underway. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, October 16   More...

Babylon Rotary Club, helping to feed the hungry

On Sat., Nov. 5, the Babylon Rotary Club is organizing its first Babylon Ends Hunger Program. This food-packaging event will take place at the First Presbyterian Church, 79 East Main St., Babylon, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...

BOA hearing on Smith Home October 19

The Babylon Village Board of Appeals is holding a hearing Wed., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall 153 W.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas Langhorn Jr., Babylon High School graduate, veteran and employee at West Babylon Stop & Shop supermarket

Thomas Langhorn Jr., the son of the late Thomas and Katherine Langhorn and a longtime resident of Babylon, died suddenly July 28, 2016. He was 67.  Mr. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE BOARD OF APPEALS VILLAGE OF BABYLON   More...

Breaking News - 10/14/2016 1:29 PM

BSD to host community meet on sex offender laws - Free Access

Informational panel to discuss ways of protecting children

Approximately 300 Babylon community members will pack into the cafeteria at Babylon Elementary School to learn about current sex offender laws and how to safeguard their children from harm during an informational panel discussion on the issue.The eve More...

ZBA hearing on Indian crossing postponed - Free Access

The Zoning Board of Appeals hearing on an application for Indian Crossing has been postponed at the request of the applicants, the Ognibene family and DiCanio developers.  The meeting was scheduled for Weds.  Oct. 19. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, October 14 •On Fri., Oct. 14, at 10:30 a.m., the library will have Pete the Cat. Get your groove on with Donna Green and Company in this special story time and craft all themed with our favorite cat, Pete. More...

 

People/Social

John J. Loscalzo, MD, appointed chief of hematology oncology at Good Sam Hospital

John J. More...

West Babylon Alumni Foundation 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

Leroy Douglas • Class of 1960 LeRoy Douglas was raised in Wyandanch, NY. He attended West Babylon schools and graduated in 1960. More...

Hall of Fame Dinner Saturday, November 5, 2016 Gemelli’s at Bergen Point West Babylon - 6 to 10 p.m.

The West Babylon Alumni Foundation is hosting the 2016 Hall of Fame Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Gemelli’s at Bergen Point, 69 Bergen Ave., West Babylon, NY from 6:00 pm to 10:00 PM. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•After a good soaking over the weekend, which we needed quite a bit, we’re in for a week of lovely weather.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Fall is a great time for festivals and fundraising. Pet rescue folks know this too. This “Pets” will profile four LI organizations with upcoming events this autumn. More...

Raised in the Shadow of the Three Amityville Asylums for Nervous Invalids – PART 1

Coming of age during the New York State Women’s Suffrage Movement influenced the lives of local women like Grace Bonheur (Louden) Burns, of Amityville. More...

Opinion

We laud the work of Reclaim NY

EDITORIAL

A statewide project, undertaken by the not-for-profit group Reclaim New York, has unveiled a database available to the public that provides information on every dollar spent by the 3,400 government entities in the state. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Taxpayers in for rough ride as reform fails to follow tax cap initiative

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

New York State Comptroller and former Long Island school board member Thomas DiNapoli recently warned that New York State school districts cannot count on Albany to provide enough additional aid to make up for lack of local revenue.  More...













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