December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Town of Islip passes new budget; average increase is $48 a year

The Town of Islip recently approved its 2017 operating budget calling for $223.5 million in expenditures. The budget passed Thurs., Nov. 10, 4-1 with Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt voting in opposition. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, December 9   •Toys For Tots: Members of the Marine Corps Reserve will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for families in need. Deadline for donations is Fri., Dec. 9. West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane, 661-7080.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Memorial Grade School students help less fortunate members of the community

In an effort to give back this holiday season, Babylon Memorial Grade School fourth-grade students in Kelly Arcoleo’s and Donna Hendrickson’s classes recently took part in a selfless and collaborative activity for those less fortunate mem More...

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Babylon News & Muse

•The holiday season started with an explosion of people filling the streets and sidewalks of Babylon Village last Friday night. The Old- Fashioned Night of Christmas Shopping began at 5 p.m. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Certain aspects of feline anatomy are marvels of design, and more useful than you’d think. Have you ever looked closely at a cat’s tongue and seen the tiny, sharp spikes? Have you ever watched or felt a cat flex and retract his claws? More...

Obituaries

Fred K. Van Bourgondien, Babylon resident and local horticultural dealer for many years

Fred K. Van Bourgondien, a longtime resident of Babylon,, died Oct. 27, 2016 in Naples, Florida. He was 97 years old and was surrounded by his family.  More...

Opinion

Try to slow down and show up this Christmas

Every year about this time, I get that frantic feeling. Christmas is looming ahead and the “to do” list is much longer than the time in which to complete it. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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A republic we have kept—so far!

Dear Editor:  How misguided. The two essayists in your Nov. 24 edition suggest that the United States of America is a true democracy.  We are in essence a representative republic.  More...

Elections next week for fire and water district commissioners

Voters in the Copiague, Deer Park, West Babylon and West Islip fire districts will head to the polls on Tues., Dec. 13 to elect candidates to the Board of Fire Commissioners.  More...

Lighting up the night in Babylon Village

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Islip settles lawsuit with Reclaim New York

The Town of Islip has released 2014 expenditure information to Reclaim New York, a not-for-profit group working to empower citizens through education and engagement.  The documents were requested as part of an effort to gather and provide a data More...

 

People/Social

Margaret and Wilton Widman, longtime supporters of U.S. Power Squadron

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino has a long-standing relationship with the South Shore Power Squadron.  More...

Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony held for Nicholas Marcis of Babylon Village

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilman Tom Donnelly at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony for Nicholas Marcis, of Babylon Village. More...

Honey Parisi completes Babylon’s Run for Warriors

Lindenhurst resident Honey Parisi (center) completed the Town of Babylon’s Run for Warriors. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Blood Pressure Screening: Sat., Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, December 11 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, December 12 More...

Free dinner and show for seniors

The Babylon High School Leo and Drama clubs are presenting a dinner and show for local senior citizens. The event is free, but the first 100 people to call will be given guaranteed seating. More...

Town of Babylon to participate in annual Toys for Tots program

Councilman Tom Donnelly announced that the Town of Babylon will participate again this year in the annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. More...

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