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Lawmakers, police and victims explore ways to combat MS-13 violence

Congressman Peter King (R-NY 2nd) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY 4th) held a hearing on combating gang violence on Long Island, specifically targeting MS-13. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip ASL students talk with alumna via Skype

As part of learning about deaf students being placed in mainstream settings, West Islip High School students in Maria Kaminsky’s American Sign Language classes recently enjoyed a Q&A session via Skype with Chelsea Behrens, a West Islip alum More...

Babylon Elementary School second graders spread laughter

Second-grade students in Marie Poelker’s class at Babylon Elementary School recently donned red clown noses and learned about Red Nose Day. Additionally, Mrs. Poelker made a generous donation toward the organization’s efforts.  More...

FOWL BALL

Quack attack rally falls short in loss to Somerset

After concluding the nominal first half of the season at 39- 38, the Long Island Ducks were looking to get back into the swing of things against Liberty Division-leader Somerset Patriots to start the second half. 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. Bring your friends and games. We provide the space, tables and chair.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

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

BVAC presents Celebration of Arts and Family Aug. 5

On Sat., Aug. More...

Folk Festival coming July 29

The Folk Music Society of Huntington and the Huntington Arts Council presents the 12th Annual Huntington Folk Festival Sat., July 29.  The event, which is free and open to the general public, will be held at Hecksher Park, Main St., Huntington, More...

Opinion

Some thoughts….

•In case you have not noticed, it’s midsummer. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Restoring faith in representative democracy

There’s no shortage of threats to our democracy. More...

Breaking News - 7/29/2017 2:28 PM

Babylon Village holds summer swim meet - Free Access

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Despite rainy weather, Babylon Village held its annual swim meet, giving youngsters a chance to  compete for medals.The event got underway at 9 a.m. More...

Breaking News - 7/29/2017 12:33 PM

Local volunteers fight eight-alarm blaze in North Amityville - Free Access

Eight-alarm blaze in North AmityvilleAt approximately 2:30 a.m. Friday, firefighters from eight departments responded to a blaze at the Gulf station at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Route 110. More...

Weekend Events

Friday, July 28   •Beginners’ Wool Felting Class: Fri., July 28, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For beginners or a refresher, sculpt an apple from wool roving. More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst mayor rocks Village Square

Lindenhurst Mayor Michael Lavorata has been a guest electric guitar player in the recent concerts at the Lindenhurst Village Square. More...

Babylon Elementary students showcase their writing talents

Babylon Elementary School kindergarten students in Laura Foerster’s and Samantha Geller’s class recently showcased their literary skills during a special author’s celebration. More...

Summer picnic at Conklin House a huge success

“When the community gets together, it’s a wonderful thing,” said Babylon Village Deputy Mayor Kevin Muldowney, as he attended the old-fashioned Village picnic and beer tasking, held on the grounds of the historical home Sun., July 9 More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Save the Great South Bay is hosting a fundraiser Sat., July 29, 4 to 9 p.m. at Flynn’s Fire Island, with Blue Point Brewery, “A Toast to the Bay.” This will be a beer blast concert for The Great South Bay.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last Hope is having a July Jamboree. Cat and kitten adoption fees have been reduced to $50. You wouldn’t think such a promotion would spark a debate among feline advocates, but it does. More...

Obituaries

Tommy Greene of Amityville,first black commander of the S.C. American Legion

Thomas (Tommy) Greene Jr., a lifelong resident of Amityville and retired Post Office employee who worked in Amityville and Massapequa, died June 24, 2017 at his home in Silver Springs. He was 95 years old . More...

Narrie Carter, longtime resident of Babylon Village and former general practice nurse at Pilgrim State

In the 1950s, Narrie Carter and her husband Riley moved from North Carolina, where she was born and raised, to seek better opportunities for themselves and their young family.The couple found jobs in the Pilgrim State Psychiatric Center, where Mrs. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Index No.: 602126/2017. Date Filed: 06/23/2017. SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS WITH NOTICE MORTGAGED PREMISES: 105 Greenwood Drive, North Babylon, NY 11703. DSBL #: 0100 – 120.00 – 01.00 – 034.000. Plaintiff More...













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