November 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Effort underway to replace roof on Conklin House in Babylon

Since the Village purchased the historical Conklin House in 1989, it has used a combination of state, federal and local funds to restore, renovate and maintain the home, which has become a cultural centerpiece within the Village. More...

Lindy School Board continues to wrestle with issue of video recording meetings

The Lindenhurst School Board rejected a trustee's request to video record all school board meetings as official policy with a 4-5 vote at a meeting last month. More...

NBSD starts to set priorities for bond project

A 125-question survey completed by the North Babylon School Board and its Bond Committee prioritized a wide scope of projects in different school buildings, and received mixed public reactions at a recent school board meeting. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Islip H.S. varsity boys golfers have a successful fall season

The fall season was a successful one for West Islip High School’s varsity boys golfers, as the dedicated and skilled young athletes finished with an unbeaten 10-0 re- cord.  “The district is very proud of this team and wishes them mu More...

Deer Park H.S. student Steven Gassert honored by Board of Education and Town of Babylon

For Deer Park High School student Steven Gassert, no obstacles have kept him from his impressive goals. The 16-year-old, who has Down syndrome, is also a champion powerlifter, holding more than 30 records in the sport.  More...

Local students and teams make hometown news

•Nicole Perniciaro, of West Islip, played a role in the State University of New York at Oswego’s first SUNYAC victory of the season.  •Senior striker Junior Roser, of West Islip, earned the MAAC offensive player of the week honor More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Islands of Content-A History of Oak Island, Oak Island Beach & Captree Island: Tues., Nov. 29, 7-8 p.m. Local author Tom Morris will speak about his book. Registration underway. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, November 27  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, November 28   More...

Music Lovers needs talented singers, musicians and hall dancers as volunteers

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...

Constantino Brumidi’s movie night November 29

Constantino Brumidi’s Evening at the Movies will show It Started in Naples, a romantic comedy starring Clark Gable and Sophia Loren, Tues., Nov. 29, 6 p.m. with the movie beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 11/29/2016 1:01 PM

Traffic on Sunrise Highway backed up—both ways— this morning - Free Access

Suffolk Police report that two separate incidents closed off a portion of Sunrise Highway last night and had traffic backed up for hours this morning. More...

Breaking News - 11/27/2016 12:37 PM

Babylon Village annual pole decorating event underway - Free Access

Sun., Nov. 27: Dozens of families were out this morning decorating the historical light poles throughout the Village. More...

Heated meeting over Indian Crossing and David Smith Home

A bevy of attorneys representing the developers of Indian Crossing in Babylon Village, and the owners of a newly constructed home on that site, presented their clients’ cases to the Babylon Village Zoning Board of Appeals last week. More...

DPSD gives update on bond projects; sets tax rate

Deer Park School officials gave an update recently on building and grounds summer projects, which included the first phase of the district's $17 million capital bond. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!  Saturday, November 26   More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

The Village of Lindenhurst recently held the 15th Annual Halloween Family Fun Day at Lindenhurst Village Park. More...

Babylon Village Historical Society presents Circa Boards to the First Presbyterian Church

The Babylon Village Historical Society (BVHS) presented three Circa Boards to the First Presbyterian Church Pastor Paul Gaug and the church elders at a recent meeting. One for each of their buildings.  More...

PARTY FOR THE GREAT SOUTH BAYMEN

A cocktail party by the bay was held at the home of Theresa Santmann of Babylon.The event, which drew a large crowd of supporters, was held to raise money for the construction of a Bayman’s statue in the Village. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

When Ben Franklin said, “Honesty is the best policy,” he wasn’t referring to re-homing dogs and cats, yet the adage does apply. More...

Raised in the Shadow – PART 4 Behind the Early Stage Footlights

During the pre-Great War (World War I) years, Louden Hall and the Long Island Home were growing, and Brunswick Home, the largest, was developing a relationship with the Actors Fund of America. More...

Obituaries

Joseph R. Markgraf, Lindenhurst resident, accountant, veteran

Joseph R. Markgraf, a World War II U.S. Army veteran and longtime resident of Lindenhurst, died Oct. 17, 2016. He was 90 years old.  Mr. Markgraf was born in the Bronx. He was raised there and attended public schools.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

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