October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, October 28   •On Fri., Oct. 28, at 12:30-3:30 p.m., the library will have Friday Afternoon Game Club. More...

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Schools/Sports

BSD H.S. STEAM students participate in Oyster Gardening Program

Babylon Junior-Senior High School’s ninth- and 10th-grade STEAM students were recently invited to participate in the first Oyster Gardening Program at Great Atlantic Shellfish Farm in East Islip. More...

DiCapua’s GW field goal lifts West Islip football in OT

The golden boot normally goes to a soccer player who scores the most goals, but West Islip football might have to come up with their own version of the golden boot for Kevin DiCapua.  The senior kicker booted a game-winning 32-yard field goal in More...

West Babylon Junior H.S. students design pinwheels for peace

West Babylon Junior High School students in Caitlin Alfano’s art class designed and decorated pinwheels for peace. In celebration of the Inter- national Day of Peace on Sept. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, October 30   More...

Babylon Day Homemakers meeting November 2

The Babylon Day Homemakers meeting will be held Wed., Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. in front of the Town of Babylon pools on Phelps Lane in North Babylon. The group will be collecting non-perishable food items for a food pantry. More...

Babylon Village Arts Council presents Spoken Word Series featuring Terri Muuss November 3

Babylon Village Arts Council will present its Spoken Word Series featuring Terri Muuss, Thurs., Nov. 3 at Jack Jack’s Coffee House, 233 Deer Park Ave., Babylon Village, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.  More...

Opinion

Suffolk County needs a major offensive against gang violence

EDITORIAL

The incidents taking place in the Brentwood community are startling revelations about the imbedded power of gangs, and the lawlessness operating there.The stories are chilling and show the vulnerability we face from those who would bring a reign of t More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Physicians’ organization is asking doctors to prescribe more generic and OTC drugs

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

One of America’s largest doctor groups recently issued a stunning recommendation. More...

Breaking News - 10/30/2016 11:30 AM

Suffolk Police raid illegal massage parlors - Free Access

Suffolk County Police have arrested seven women during multiple massage parlor raids conducted on Thursday. Police gave this account.  More...

Raia challenged by Rumsey in 12th AD

For many years, Spencer Rumsey has written about politicians and state issues, such as health care, education and the economy, as a journalist. More...

 

People/Social

Payne named exec. director of curriculum in WBSD

West Babylon School District has appointed Scott Payne executive director of curriculum and instruction, effective Oct. 6.  More...

West Islip Fair draws large crowds and big smiles

If the hundreds of cars lined up along Higbie Lane and the crowds of people walking to and from the grounds of the West Islip High School were not enough to indicate that a fair was going on, then the delicious smell of sausage and peppers and barbec More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Babylon Village is getting ready to celebrate Halloween! Starting at noon on Sat., Oct. 29, the Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Halloween Trickor Treat Event. More...

The Peak of the Gilded Age 1890-1912

– PART II

The peak of the Gilded Age on Long Island found the Vanderbilts, Roosevelts, Whitneys, Morgans and Woolworths building country estates on the North Shore, and summer mansions on the South Shore. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Black cats get a bad rap. Based on color, black cats have the hardest time finding homes, and the greatest chance of being euthanized in shelters. More...

Obituaries

Malik Stoddart, a young life lived well but cut short by violence

Malik Stoddart was spending the summer preparing for his next adventure in life. After graduating from Wyandanch High School, he was looking forward to heading off to college. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE Warehousemen’s liens on unclaimed personal property of the following clients at Mr. More...













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