October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Finances part of discussion in Babylon supervisor and Town board race

An analysis of payroll data for 2016 showed that Babylon Town had the lowest payroll of any municipality in Nassau and Suffolk counties. More...

Lindenhurst Village submits recovery proposals to the state; residents asking for more

The Lindenhurst Village Board of Trustees voted to submit five separate applications to the New York State CDBG- Disaster Recovery Program, for $6.4 million in funding as part of the Village's restoration improvements from Hurricane Sandy. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Junior-Senior High School receives donation of 160 science-themed books

The Babylon Junior-Senior High School recently received a donation of 160 science-themed books courtesy of Donaldsons Subaru of Sayville in an effort to enhance the students’ STEAM-based learning experience.  More...

Please meet the 2017 local scholars

•Tara Smith, of Babylon, a senior at Arcadia University, Glenside, Pennsylvania, received a 4.0 for the spring semester while studying abroad at the University of Sydney, Australia.  More...

West Babylon H.S. varsity and junior varsity participate in Breast Cancer Tournament

Dressed in pink, the West Babylon Senior High School’s varsity and junior varsity field hockey teams participated in Suffolk County’s inaugural Field Hockey Breast Cancer Tournament on Oct. 1 at Veterans Park Complex in Northport. 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. in the Community Room. Bring a friend, card or board game.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, October 22   More...

Apples & Arts in Babylon Village this weekend

The Nathaniel Conklin House is holding its  21st Apples and Arts Festival at the Conklin House on Oct. 20, 21 and 22.  The art show will feature over 60 artists, some who have exhibited at this event every year since it’s inception. More...

October’s BVAC featured artist is Kathy Cunningham

Kathy Cunningham is the Babylon Village Art Council’s featured artist for the Rotational Art Program held at Astoria Bank, 180 West Main St., Babylon Village. Kathy Cunningham is an artist/art educator who has lived in West Islip for 30 years. More...

Opinion

Communities should direct change, not reject it

A new type of housing development on Long Island is raising questions, concerns and apprehension and many communities are divided on the issue. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

With gas-price comments, Sen. Chuck Schumer is running on fumes

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer evidently hasn’t visited a gas station this year. If he had, he’d realize that his recent diatribe against the oil industry is based on a complete fiction. More...

Corrections

•A story that appeared in the Aug. 21 edition ( Issues rising from Wyandanch project are part of Martin’s campaign platform against Schaffer for Town supervisor) contained an error. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, October 20 •On Fri., Oct. 20 at 4:15 p.m., the library will have Teen Movie and Pizza - Wonder Woman. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111. More...

 

People/Social

BHS student Connor McHugh shadows Mayor Scordino

Connor McHugh, a ninth grader at Babylon High School, had the chance to shadow Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino one day last month, observing some of the detailed aspects of being a public official and running a government.  More...

Bridges Academy students raise money for hurricane victims

Students at The Bridges Academy in West Islip gave up their uniforms for a day and raised $1,725 for the hurricane victims in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Other events are planned. More...

Bayman Statue committee hosting fundraiser October 22

The Bayman Statue committee is hosting a Brick n Brew II at the Babylon Historical Society, 117 W. Main St., on Sun., Oct. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m.  Engraved Bayman Bricks to be placed around the statue are still available to order. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Get out your calendar and copy down some dates for things that will happen in and around Babylon this month. More...

Along the Old Native American Footpaths

Bring 'em back alive

Swans and monkeys attempted to take control of the area from Massapequa to Babylon around 1934 and 1935. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Mac, a 14-and-a-half-year-old Weimaraner, went to the Rainbow Bridge last Monday. For his sake, let’s hope Dog Heaven is as spectacular as the life he had the last seven and a half years after being adopted from Babylon Shelter. More...

Obituaries

Louis J. Valenti, Copiague resident, Babylon real estate agent, veteran

Louis J. Valenti, a longtime resident of Copiague and a real estate agent in Lindenhurst and Babylon, died July 28, 2017. He was 92 years old. More...

Joan L. Muncey, Babylon Village resident, St. Joseph’s R.C. Church parishioner and choir member

Joan L. Muncey, wife of the late Donald Muncy, whose family’s roots in Babylon go back for generations, died Sept. 4, 2017 at the age of 96.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of formation of RBMA, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect'y of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/20/2017. Office location, County of Suffolk. More...













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