September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Flotterton and McElwee square off in GOP primary in 11th LD Tuesday

Registered Republicans in Islip and as small portion of Babylon Town will be asked to choose the candidate who will represent their party for legislator in the 11th District in a primary race slated for Tues. Sept. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School students take part in planting

Third-graders at West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School recently planted cabbage, corn and pumpkins in the courtyard garden. Students from the classrooms of Michelle Bonkov, Lisa Brush and Frank Sblendorio all took part in the planting. More...

Babylon football looking to dominate Suffolk IV in 2017

Should we write it in already? Babylon vs. Shoreham Wading River in the Suffolk Division IV football championship game? Can’t do that, but the likelihood of that scenario certainly is high at this point of the season. More...

FOWL BALL

The Quack Attack’s strong August continues with win over York

August was a month to remember for the Long Island Ducks as they got on an epic hot streak and have now overtaken first place in the Liberty Division lead. 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

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, Septembr 10 More...

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept. 16

The Alzheimer’s Association® is inviting Long island residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk will take place on Sat., Sept. More...

Island Harvest accepting donations for Harvey victims

A few years ago the Lindenhurst community was hit with Super Storm Sandy and in the wake of that horrific event people from all over came to help in itstime of need. Now it’s Lindenhurst’s turn to give back! More...

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK HSBC Bank USA, National Association as Trustee for Opteum Mortgage Acceptance Corporation, Asset Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-5, Plaintiff AGAINST Juan More...

Breaking News - 9/13/2017 4:15 PM

Bank robber strikes out once and tries again - Free Access

After a teller at a West Islip Bank refused a man’s written demand for cash, the subject tried his luck at Capital One Bank in West Babylon this morning, with better results. More...

Babylon Schools open; new spaces unveiled

The Babylon School District welcomed 1,577 students today, Sept. 7, for the start of the new school year. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 8   •On Fri., Sept. 8 at 10 a.m., the library will have Introduction to the Internet. Learn how to get online, find information, understand the jargon of the Internet and much more. More...

 

People/Social

Garin Scollan, of Babylon, joins Rivkin Radler

Garin Scollan, of Babylon, has joined Rivkin Radler as an associate in the insurance fraud practice group.  More...

Meet some local scholars

•Andrew Cutrone, of West Islip, was selected as Student Association’s Executive Assistant at the University of Albany.  •Sabrina Riley, of Deer Park, has graduated from Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York and was named to the de More...

Audiologist visit WIHS American Sign Language class

Audiologist guest speakers from the Long Island Doctor of Audiology Consortium at Adelphi, Hofstra and St. John’s universities paid a recent visit to West Islip High School’s Level 4 American Sign Language class. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Although summer does not officially end until September 21, most of us consider it over once Labor Day has arrived. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Hurricane Harvey whipped into a whirlpool of “the Good, the Bad and the Ugly”. More...

Obituaries

Linda Hotchkiss, longtime Amityville resident, world traveler and avid fisherman, at 52

Linda M. Hotchkiss, an Amityville resident who was a world traveler, dedicated volunteer and avid fly fisherwoman traveled the world, volunteered and died suddenly while she was in Ireland July 1, 2017. She was 52 years old. Ms. More...

Opinion

The challenges of a new school year

As students, teachers and staff begin a new school year, the New York State School Boards Association set down priorities that will help make the 2017-18 school year more productive, more pleasant and more positive for students, and those responsible More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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America’s opioid epidemic can be curbed by driving home need to use alternative formulas

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

For Americans under 50, the leading cause of death used to be injuries caused by accidents. But, now, the biggest killer isn’t car crashes and ladder falls—it’s drug overdoses. More...













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