August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Whether it’s the bay or the ocean, Babylon has it all: pools, picnics and parks

With two beachfront venues—one on the bay and the other on the ocean— Babylon Town residents have plenty of options to enjoy the sand, saltwater and sunshine.  Babylon Village residents can head down Fire Island Avenue and lounge at More...

Lindenhurst Library holds second meeting to air $14.5M renovation plan

Last week, residents gathered for another presentation of the Lindenhurst Memorial Library’s renovation and expansion project, resulting in a lively discussion between supporters and skeptics on the $14.5 million plan. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

FOWL BALL

Ducks top Sugar Land in slugfest at Bethpage Ballpark

After dropping a three-game series on the road to Lancaster, the Ducks were looking to make a move once they came home. Long Island split the opening two games with the Sugar Land Skeeters, but the rubber game belonged to the Ducks. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

There has been a lot of response to the column of Aug. 3, most of it on Facebook. The majority of it was in favor of saving historical buildings, but there were a number of people who were not in agreement. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

He has “eyes like a cat” describes someone who can see what others do not. Is feline vision really superior to the eyesight of humans and other species? The answer is a mixture of yes and no. More...

Obituaries

Ann Anglim, lifetime Amityville resident and retired religious education secretary at St. Martin of Tours

Ann Anglim was a woman for whom faith and family were very important. A lifelong parishioner at St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church, Ann attended St. More...

St. Mary’s offering 8-week bereavement group

St. Mary’s Parish in East Islip is offering a free eight-week support group for adults who are coping with the death of a loved one. Registration is required for this group which begins Wed., Sept. 6, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT SUFFOLK COUNTY HSBC BANK USA, N.A., Plaintiff against SHAFIE S. More...

Breaking News - 8/11/2017 10:27 AM

Deer Park man shot as he sits in his car - Free Access

Police investigation underway

A man sitting in a vehicle on the corner of Emerson Street and Deer Park Boulevard in Deer Park was shot twice at 2:12 this morning. More...

Breaking News - 8/10/2017 2:52 PM

State Police ask public's help in identifying sexual assailant - Free Access

Victim approached in Robert Moses State Park

A police sketch artist had drawn the image of a man that the New York State Park Police wanted in connection with an incident of attempted forcible sexual assault and forcible touching. More...

Babylon Village holds hearing on drones; working to firm up language of the law

A proposed ordinance to restrict the use of drones on Village-owned property and at outdoor public events received some objection at a hearing in Babylon Village Mon., July 18. More...

 

People/Social

Former Lindenhurst mayor comes home for a visit

Former Lindenhurst Village Mayor Fred Kienle and his wife Joan, now retired and living in Virginia, visited the Village and toured the Village Museum located on South Wellwood Avenue. More...

Mary Chasen of West Babylon wins first runner up in essay contest

Mary Chasen, a resident of West Babylon, won first runner up in an essay contest sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) on how Alzheimer’s disease affects everyone. She earned a $3,500 college scholarship. More...

Please meet our 2017 local scholars

•Named to the dean’s list at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, were Babylon resident Sean Daniel Barclay and Lindenhurst resident Kyle R. Chichester.  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. • Cactus Clay Planter: Tues., Aug. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, August 13 More...

Northwell Health Cognition and Aging lecture Aug. 17

Northwell Health will host a community lecture on “Cognition and Aging.” The lecture, which is free, is hosted by Dr. Erica Meltzer, will take place on Aug. 17 at the West Babylon Public Library at 4 p.m.  More...

Bay Shore Historical Society presenting History of Movies

Bill Shelley will present the History of Movies on Thurs., Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Education commissioner’s move in Massapequa has broad implications

Whether you agree or disagree with the proposal to put sixth graders in the middle school in Massapequa, residents should be concerned about the latest turn of events. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Civic groups in New York form coalition to fight for State Constitutional Convention

As an overwhelming majority of New Yorkers are fed up with the mess in Albany that has prevented needed change in how our democracy is practiced and how our state government meets the needs of its citizens, a number of civic groups today launched a c More...













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