April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Weekend Events

Saturday, April 15  •Career Counselor: Sat., April 15, 10 a.m. -1p.m. Meet with a professional Career Counselor for help with resumes and career options, all ages. Call the library to schedule an appointment. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. students compete at Iron Chef Jr. competition

Three Babylon Junior-Senior High School students enrolled in Jenna Schwartz’s culinary arts classes, along with one former culinary arts student, were recently awarded a third-place trophy at the Iron Chef Jr. More...

Babylon School District celebrates National Foreign Language Week

The Babylon School District’s students and staff recently celebrated National Foreign Language Week through a variety of culturally themed activities.  During the celebration, students participated in games, trivia contests, scavenger hunt More...

West Babylon Junior H.S. eighth-grade studio in art class participates in community service

The West Babylon Junior High School art department, along with the eighth-grade studio in art class, participated in community service at Villa Rosa Pizzeria in West Babylon on Jan. 10. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, April 16  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, April 17   More...

Babylon School Board meeting: Budget update

The Babylon School District is prepared to deliver a tax-cap compliant 2017-18 budget, regardless of the final amount the district receives in state aid. More...

Concert featuring Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks tonight

On Thurs., April 13 Babylon Village Arts Council will present its Second Thursday Concert Series featuring Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks at the American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Pl.. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, DOING BUSINESS AS CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS LEGAL TITLE TRUSTEE FOR BRONZE CREEK TITLE TRUS More...

Special election called to fill vacancy in 9th Assembly District; Saladino's seat

A special election in the 9th Assembly District has been set for May 23. Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the election following the resignation of Assemblyman Joe Saladino who stepped down to assume the post as Oyster Bay Town supervisor.  More...

Local library budget results

The following libraries held budget votes and elections this week are as follows:  •The Babylon Library budget was approved this week 173 to 21.  The budget will reduce the tax rate in the library district from $10.18 to $10.17 per $10 More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) named Maria A. McNamee “2017 Woman of Distinction” representing Suffolk County’s 11th Legislative District.  Maria moved to West Islip in 1976. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•On April 23, David Glukh will entertain audiences of klezmer, jazz and classical music he will perform on his signature piccolo trumpet accompanied by pianist Liya Petrifies at the Babylon Public Library located at 22 South Carl Avenue in Babyl More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Polydactyl” sounds like a type of dinosaur or a chemical compound. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games: Mondays, 1-4 p.m., in the Community Room. Bring card or board game.  More...

Obituaries

Constance Cava, former Copiague resident, teacher and homemaker, at 95

Constance M. Cava, a former longtime resident of Copiague who immigrated to the United States following World War II, died March 10, 2017. Her family will remember her for her warm and joyful presence. She was 95 years old. More...

Opinion

Prepare yourself to make a school budget vote

Every year at this time, the elected trustees in our school districts, working in conjunction with school administrators, put together multi-million dollar budgets for the education of our children. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

GUEST COMMENTARY: Public Schools face new challenges

The following are excerpts taken from remakes made before the Nassau-Suffolk School Boards Association by its president Brian Sales. More...













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