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Islip set to vote on budget today; 9.9% hike in Town tax bill expected

The Town of Islip recently voted to pierce their state-mandated tax cap with a 9.9 percent increase in town taxes at a public hearing on October 18. The 4-1 vote consisted of Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt voting in opposition. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Babylon senior recognized for academic achievement

West Babylon Senior High School student Conor Burbige has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.  More...

Babylon resident and Herricks' teacher helps save life of student

Pam Seebald, a physical education teacher in the Herricks School District and a resident of Babylon, was part of a team that helped save the life of a student earlier this school year. More...

West Islip students keep their minds sharp over summer vacation

West Islip’s younger students kept their minds and skills sharp over the summer at Summer Investigations, a four-week program for kindergartners, first-graders and second-graders, with the children attending four days a week for two hours. 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.  Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, November 13   More...

Trinity Church Christmas fair & auction November 19

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold its annual Christmas fair/craft fair and Chinese auction, Sat., Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will be held at 111 Nassau Ave., Islip.  For information, call 631-666-5884 or 631- 277-1555.   More...

BVAC Concert Series presents James O’Malley tonight, Nov, 10

Babylon Village Arts Council will present it’s second Thursday Concert Series featuring James O’Malley tonight, Nov. 10 at the American Legion Hall. O’Malley will perform the music of Nobel prize winner Bob Dylan. More...

Opinion

Polls are holy places

EDITORIAL

By the time this editorial reaches the newsstands and our readers’ homes, the election will be over and America will have a new President, most likely.  More...

A GOOD POINT-

Full Story

Preserving history is a community’s responsibility

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  Regarding the preservation of the David Smith House in Babylon, I ask: What is the legacy that you will leave for the future?  More...

Babylon Town budget hearing set for today

The Babylon Town Board is holding a hearing on the Town’s preliminary 2017 budget on Nov. 10. The meeting begins at 3:30 p.m. in the boardroom, Town Hall, 200 E. More...

Officials press for passage of tougher sex offender laws

A group of local, county and state officials held a press conference on Thurs., Nov. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Saturday, November 12   •5-Hour Driver Pre-Licensing Class: Sat., Nov. 12, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. This class is required by the NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles to schedule a road test. $35 fee. Bring your Driver’s Permit. More...

 

People/Social

What We Can Learn from Our Veterans

“Take a Veteran to School Day”™

Four years ago, HISTORY developed an outreach initiative called Take a Veteran to School Day™ as a national program to link veterans with students in our schools and communities. More...

Thank a Veteran at Work

HISTORY invites businesses large and small to take time out of the day to thank the many veterans in our workplaces. HISTORY has developed the Thank a Veteran at Work program to provide employers with easy ways to honor veterans. More...

Who are Veterans?

They are men and women who, for many reasons, donned the uniform of our country to stand between freedom and tyranny; to take up the sword of justice in defense of the liberties we hold dear; to preserve peace and to calm the winds of war. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Good Ole daze

The long, rich history of the Bishop/Blue house in Babylon

Part I Seeing the “FOR SALE” sign on the Bishop/ Blue residence at 75 Fire Island Avenue, was inspiration enough to do a bit of research and share some historic information about this lovely home in Babylon Village, as some local residen More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last Thursday, November 3rd was the first “One Health Day” celebrated around the globe with seminars and workshops at 140 scientific and medical institutions. “One Health” has been defined in many ways. More...

Raised in the Shadow – PART 3 Sanitarium Staffing & Dr. Wilsey’s Horse

By the turn of the century, Louden Hall and the Long Island Home were becoming major sanitariums, large employers, social gathering places, and residences. More...

Obituaries

Carolyn Pedersen Saxon, longtime Babylon resident, devoted member of United Methodist Church

Carolyn Pedersen Saxon, a longtime resident of Babylon died in North Carolina where she has lived for many years.  Mrs. Saxon was born July 13, 1929 and attended Babylon Schools. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE BOARD OF APPEALS VILLAGE OF BABYLON PURSUANT to the provisions of Article VII of the Building Zone Ordinance of the Village of Babylon, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Appeals of the Vill More...













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