March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Republic Airport Commission gives community update on expansion project

The Republic Airport Commission (RAC) recently issued an update on the status of an estimated $30 million redevelopment project at Republic Airport in Farmingdale. The meeting was held Tues., Feb. More...

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Schools/Sports

Five students from South Bay Elementary School win West Babylon Fire Department poster and essay contest

Five students from South Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District were recently named winners in the West Babylon Fire Department’s annual fire prevention poster and essay contest. More...

Deer Park’s Robert Frost Middle School Chamber visits local nursing homes

Bringing holiday cheer through song, the chamber choir from Deer Park’s Robert Frost Middle School and director Youngsun Koh-Lee visited two local nursing homes – Our Lady of Consolation in West Islip and Sunrise Senior Living in Dix Hill More...

North Babylon wrestling claims three titles at Suffolk D1 championships by Liam Henry

The South Shore of Suffolk County has long been known for having a substantial amount of programs that are at the top of the heap when it comes to wrestling talent. Once again those programs showed that strength.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, March 4  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, March 5  •No scheduled meetings . . .  TUESDAY, March 6   More...

St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church free concert March 11

St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Huntington Station is pleased to present a free concert on Sun., March 11, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the installation of its Casavant organ.   More...

Science of Spirituality vegan recipe workshop March 24

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center will offer a program on making vegan recipes a hands-on workshop. The program will be held Sat., March 24, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Margaret K. Boynton, lifelong Babylon resident, Edgewood Hospital nurse attendant

by Kelly Mayberry  Margaret K. Boynton, lifelong Babylon resident known fondly as “Katy,” died Jan. 26, 2018. “She had a wonderful heart. More...

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Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK US Bank National Association, as Trustee for Wachovia Mortgage Loan Trust, Asset- Backed Certificates, Series 2006-AMN1, Plaintiff AGAINST Diane Savickas; Michael& More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 2   •On Fri., March 2 at 5 p.m., the library will have Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash. Join us for a good time with books by the one-of-a-kind master of rhyme, Dr. Seuss. There will be lots to do. More...

Woman dies in house fire in Lindenhurst; blaze appears to be accidental, say police

A 79-year-old woman lost her life in a house fire in Lindenhurst during the early morning hours of Thurs., Feb. 22. She was identified as Ramona Angwin.  More...

 

People/Social

Priscilla Zarate appointed to Suffolk County Hispanic Advisory Board

Deer Park resident and educator Priscilla Zarate has been appointed to a three-year term on the Suffolk County Hispanic Advisory Board by Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Babylon-Huntington Station). More...

Former Eagles player shows support for Christina Renna Foundation

Mayor Michael Lavorata was happy to meet Stafford Chavis, a former Philadelphia Eagles football player and now an actor, at the Christina Renna Foundation An Angel’s Wish Gala. More...

Scouting Report

This is the second of three articles highlighting the Webelos of West Babylon’s Pack 104. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•I’ve got a couple of small purple crocus coming up in my yard… can spring be far behind? More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

A leash became part of a rite of passage. On Saturday I picked up Goliath, a Golden Retriever/Leonberger, from Town of Oyster Bay Shelter and brought him to Last Hope. More...

The Post War World of the 1920's - Part 2

The early years of the roaring 20s became known for probation, speakeasies and bootleggers (18th Amendment); women’s national right-to-vote (Amendment 18); Native Americans granted US citizenship (Snyder Act, 1924); as well as the Klan marching More...

Opinion

Americans must start the conversation about gun ownership and its responsibilities now

GUEST EDITORIAL

Another school shooting has once again left families shattered, children dead and our country in mourning. I cannot begin to measure the amount of pain I would be in if I knew that either of my children were gunned down at school in cold blood. More...

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