January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Lawmakers recognized as they leave office due to term limits

S.C. Leg and Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory recently took time to recognize four lawmakers who have completed 12 years on the S.C. Legislature. Their terms expire Jan. 1. More...

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Schools/Sports

Students at Udall Road celebrate annual Spirit Week

Students and staff at West Islip’s Udall Road Middle School recently participated in the annual Spirit Week celebration, wearing crazy hats, team jerseys, wacky outfits, patriotic colors and blue and gold combinations. More...

Soldier surprise shocks West Babylon seventh-grader

West Babylon Junior High School seventh-grader Grace Bonamico was overwhelmed with emotion when her military sister surprised her at school during her English class on Dec. 15. More...

West Babylon Junior H.S. participates in Google Expeditions program

Sixth-grade students at West Babylon Junior High School participated in a Google Expeditions AR pioneer program on Nov. 15. The Google technology allows objects to be projected into 3-D images and mapped out in the physical classroom. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Falconry – An Ancient Sport: Tues., Jan. 23, 7-8:30 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, January 21  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, January 22   More...

Parents for Megan’s Law Helpline available

Parents for Megan’s Law Helpline staff help community members access valuable sex offender registration and sexual abuse prevention information to help protect themselves and their children. More...

Lindenhurst School District kindergarten registration January 30-February 16

The Lindenhurst Union Free School District will be holding registration for all eligible kindergarten students Jan. 30-Feb. 16, 2018 at the McKenna Administration Building, 350 Daniel St. More...

Opinion

A quick lesson on FOI laws

EDITORIAL

Under New York State law, municipalities are required to respond to a request for a public record by offering the individual access to it in several ways. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Residents in all districts should attend school budget meetings and get informed

Dear Editor:  More...

Former Babylon Town Councilman Tom Donnelly sworn in as County legislator

Former Babylon Town Councilman Tom Donnelly was sworn in as S.C. Leg. in the 17th District during the Legislature’s 2018 Organizational Meeting, held Jan. 2 at the William J. Lindsay County Complex in Hauppauge.  More...

Babylon Village considers application for new restaurant

A request for authorization to open an Asian-fusion restaurant at 96 East Main Street, Babylon, came before the Babylon Village Board Jan. 9.  More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 19   •On Fri., Jan. 19 at 4 p.m., the library will have Crafty Kayla. Chilly craft for a chilly day. Amityville, Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  Saturday, January 20   More...

 

People/Social

Michael Quinn of North Babylon completes Eagle Scout project

On Dec. 28, 2017, Michael Quinn, a Life Scout from Troop 399, North Babylon, completed his Eagle project, which was to donate Smile Bags for children at Cohen’s Children’s Center. More...

Lacrosse stars Melissa Dellarocca and Britany Rosino presented Certificates of Appreciation

Two women’s lacrosse stars from the Town of Babylon, Melissa Dellarocca of Lindenhurst and Brittany Rosino of North Babylon, were recently presented with Certificates of Appreciation for representing the United States at the Prague Cup Tour by More...

Please meet the 2018 local scholars

•Aidan Smith, a computer science major from Massapequa Par, was a member of the 2017 SUNY men’s cross country team. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Brrrr…it’s freezing again. I don’t know why we are all so surprised; it is winter, after all, and most of us have experienced cold weather before. More...

Scouting Report

Happy New Year! To start, a big THANK YOU to the many members of our local community who donated their time, food and money to help make our December Pasta Night fundraiser a success. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Can dogs smell the passage of time? Specifically, can dogs smell when it is time for their owners to come home from work? In other words, “Does absence of scent makes the heart grow fonder?” More...

Obituaries

Cynthia McKenna, lifelong Babylon Village resident and registered nurse

For her entire adult life, Cynthia McKenna cared for others. Whether it was her friends and family, or the patients she met as a registered nurse, Mrs. McKenna saw the value in treating others with love and courtesy. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Plaintiff designates SUFFOLK as the place of trial situs of the real property SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Mortgaged Premises: 164 THROOP STREET WEST BABYLON,& More...













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