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Breaking News - 11/2/2016 10:54 AM

Babylon football tops Port Jeff to complete perfect regular season - Free Access

By Liam Henry  Heading into the playoffs you want to be playing consistently, is winning all eight of your regular season games enough consistency?  You better believe it.  More...

County's Communty Protection law under heat; officials ask for public support

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The discovery this September of a level-three sex offender living across the street from a Babylon Elementary School led to swift action by public and law enforcement officials who subsequently notified community members of the situation. More...

Fall Weekend Events

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Girl Scout Troop #283 raises funds at garage sale for Silver Award project

Babylon Girl Scout Troop #283 held a garage sale for their Silver Award project. More...

Valerie Pfundstein visits Paul J. Bellew Elementary

Valerie Pfundstein, a kindergarten teacher and author of Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood, visited West Islip’s Paul J. More...

Joseph Corrado, Carlos Espinal & Morgan Flotteron sworn in as Junior Commissioners for Keep Islip Clean

On Oct. 18, three students, Joseph Corrado, Carlos Espinal and Morgan Flotteron, from Bay Shore High School were sworn in as Junior Commissioners for Keep Islip Clean (KIC). 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 your own 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, November 6   More...

Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Craft and Vendor Sale Nov. 5

Amvets Ladies Auxiliary #18 is having a Craft and Vendor Sale fundraiser Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. located at 141 Carleton Avenue, East Islip. For more information, contact Gloria Morck at 631-277-9842.   More...

Babylon Fall Fishing Flea Market at American Legion Hall, Nov. 6

On Sun., Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Babylon Fall Fishing Flea Market will be held at the American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Pl., Babylon. A wide variety of salt and fresh water fishing tackle will be on display for anglers looking for great buys. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice is hereby given that the fiscal affairs of Copiague Union Free School District for the period beginning on July 1, 2015 and ending on June 30, 2016, have been examined by (the Office of the State Comptroller More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2016 12:22 PM

AND NOW THE PEOPLE SPEAK... - Free Access

VOTING TODAY UNTIL 9 P.M. More...

Breaking News - 11/4/2016 1:30 PM

Officials ask for public's help to get sex offender legislation passed - Free Access

Current laws not strong enough, they say; DOWNLOAD PETITION

A group of local, county and state officials held a press conference yesterday asking for the public’s support for the passage of legislation to further protect children and communities from convicted sex offenders. More...

Proposed sale of E.W. Bower Elementary School in Lindenhurst goes down in defeat

A referendum for the sale of the E.W. Bower Elementary School in Lindenhurst was defeated by voters on Oct. 18, by a vote of 1,004 to 606 or a 62 percent margin of opposition. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village hosts Art Show & Harvest Fair

Bernie and Debbie Reynolds walked through the Conklin House looking at the artwork on display. Debbie was drawn to one painting in particular.  “I think she likes that one,” said her husband.  More...

Babylon Harvest Fair 2016

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Volunteers needed for Musical Socials

Talented singers, musicians and hall dancers are needed as volunteers to form not-for-profit sharing cultural events.The group takes part in music, singing, dinner socials and private trips. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•This is an appeal to all people in the Town of Babylon and the West Islip and Bay Shore areas. We need your help to end hunger in Babylon. This Sat., Nov. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

This “Pets” from 2010 about the safe way to introduce dogs is worth repeating: Too bad Emily Post never wrote a book about canine etiquette because there is a prim and proper way for two dogs to be introduced that will not irritate the se More...

Obituaries

Rita Walsh, Babylon resident and H.S. graduate, and a Babylon Beautification Society founder

Rita Walsh, a longtime resident of Babylon and a founder of the Babylon Beautification Society, died Sept. 12, 2016 at the Babylon Beach House, Babylon Village. She was 91 years old.  More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

The following are our endorsements for State and Federal candidates within our readership area. More...

Reader: Kaepernick’s “fight” for equality in America should not be demeaned

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