February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Brooks outlines priorities at first press conference; reducing taxes top of his list

Newly elected NYS Sen. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Memorial Swing Chorus recognized for performance

The Jan. 9 Babylon School District Board of Education meeting recognized the members of Babylon Memorial Grade School’s Swing Chorus for their recent performance during the biannual Veterans Reunite event. More...

Babylon High School hosts school spelling bee

Babylon Junior-Senior High School recently hosted a school spelling bee, challenging the top spellers from each seventh- and eighth-grade classroom to out spell their fellow classmates in a fun and friendly competition.  More...

DPSD holds ribbon cutting on new library

Deer Park’s John F. Kennedy Intermediate School cut the ribbon on a brightly colored and inviting new elementary library on Oct. 11. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, February 12  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, February 13   More...

Fire Island Lighthouse events for February 11

On Feb. 11 a light keepers behind-the-scenes tour will be held 9 a.m. Follow one of our present day lighthouse keepers on his rounds. More...

Dahlia Society beginners’ class Dahlias101 February 16

Add the magic of dahlias to your late summer/fall garden when all other flowers have stopped blooming.The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold a special beginners’ class Dahlias101, Thurs., Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee for CIT Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-1; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...

Third candidate announces bid to run for Babylon Village trustee in March elections

Joan Crockett, a longtime resident of Babylon Village and a former treasurer for the Village for 10 years, has announced that she will be seeking a seat on the Village Board.  More...

Babylon's Conklin House getting new roof; Lion's Club to host annual Pancake Breakfast

The historical Conklin House in Babylon Village is getting a new roof.  Babylon Village Trustee Debbie Basile, who is the board’s liaison to the Conklin House, said the Village contracted with Drew Metzler Roofing in Huntington, experts in More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 10   •Blood Pressure Screening: Fri., Feb. 10, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Good Samaritan Hospital will be at the library to provide free blood pressure screenings. North Babylon Library, 815 Deer Park Ave., 669-4020. More...

Work underway at Roberto Clemente Park in Islip

The Town of Islip awarded Bay Shore’s Watral Brothers Inc. a $523,244 contract for material replacement at the former soccer field at Roberto Clemente Park. The move was taken at the Town board meeting on Jan. More...

 

People/Social

Overcoming odds, former resident attains dream of becoming a physician

For Dr. Eddie L. Copellin II achieving his dreams meant overcoming the limits of prejudice and social stigmas. More...

Please meet our 2016 local scholars

•The following local residents were named to the dean’s list at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia for the fall 2016 semester: Chelsea Verron of West Islip and Shannon Hopkins, Emily Fudim and Leann Sarle of Babylon.  More...

Michael Avona, of Babylon, reenlists in Army

Specialist Michael Avona, of Babylon, and Sergeant First Class Stanley Anderson, of Lindenhurst, have reenlisted to continue service with the Headquarters, 106th Regiment (Regional Training Institute).  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I miss Gary Larson and his Far Side cartoons. One favorite is the comic below: “What we say to dogs/ what they hear” which suggests dogs only decipher their own name when we speak to them. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, Feb. 13, 20, 27, 1-4 p.m., in the Community Room. Bring your own card or board game.  Bay Shore-  More...

Obituaries

Franklin W. Dee, Pan American employee and runner, from North Babylon

Franklin “Frankie” Dee, a longtime resident of North Babylon, died Jan. 24, 2007. He was 82 years old. More...

Opinion

Lawmakers in discussion over age of criminal responsibility—that’s great

This year, the New York State legislature is finally discussing raising the age of criminal responsibility in earnest. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

One woman’s march on Washington is a reminder of the past and a hope for the future

Having grown up in Amityville, Long Island, I made the decision to participate in the historic Women’s March on Washington DC on Sat., Jan. 21, 2017 with Long Islanders. More...













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