March 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Elizabeth T. McNamee Annual Memorial Run set for May 13

The Elizabeth T. McNamee Annual Memorial Run, will be held at West Islip High School Sun., May 13. The one mile fun run and walk begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K run begins at 9:30 a.m. More...

Is it Winter or Spring???

Thank you Jessica O’Sullivan of Babylon who sent us these beautiful photos of Argyle Park. “They are the perfect example of winter turning into spring, I think,” she said.   More...

Babylon School District readies 2018-19 budget; final presentation April 16

The Babylon School District has held four budget presentations to date, outlining specific sections and relevant accounting codes that compose the full budget. More...

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Schools/Sports

Manetuck Elementary learns about matter

Using Play-Doh, second-graders in Kristin Foster’s classroom at West Islip’s Manetuck Elementary School recently learned about physical changes related to matter.  More...

West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School constructs lighthouses

Fourth-graders in Katrina Faraci’s class at West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School recently constructed lighthouses in the school’s STEM lab as part of an exciting unit on electricity.   More...

Inaugural Mardi Gras Run to the Great South Bay Brewery was held

South Shore runners made their mark at the inaugural Mardi Gras Run to the Great South Bay Brewery on February 11. In the masters division, for runners 40 and older, West Babylon’s Wil Widman Jr. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, April 2,9,16,23,30, 1-4 p.m. Bring friends and card or board games. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, April 1 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, April 2 More...

Babylon Homemakers meeting April 4

The next meeting of the Babylon Day Homemakers of Suffolk County will be on Wed., April 4 at 10:30 a.m. in the Pool Building in front of the Town of Babylon Pools on Phelps Lane in North Babylon. More...

Amityville Historical Society Art Show: Calling all artists and art lovers!

The Amityville Historical Society is sponsoring a Spring Art Show on Sun., April 8 at Lauder Museum, 170 Broadway, Amityville. The show will feature local artists and there will be an opening reception from 1 to 4 p.m.. Refreshments will be served. More...

Opinion

Penalties for walkout should be worn as a badge of honor

The walkout by students earlier this month to remember those who were killed in the shooting at Parkland, as well as to support tougher gun laws, resulted in school districts penalizing students for their actions. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Recent writer got it wrong on gun control and the Second Amendment

Dear Editor:  More...

It’s Lavorata, Weckerle, Pichichero and Renna for Lindenhurst Village Board; H. John Bopp reelected Lindenhurst Village Justice

The Village of Lindenhurst saw the election of Trustee Maryann Weckerle and newcomer Pat Pichichero over former Village Clerk-Treasurer Shawn Cullinane from their general election on March 20.  More...

Babylon Town sets hearing on local law limiting location of vape shops

The Town of Babylon set a public hearing to consider enacting a new zoning code limiting the opening of any new hookah or vape lounges, smoke and vape shops to G Zone or industrial areas within the Town. More...

Babylon Schools invite community to share their voices

In an effort to strengthen the district’s school-to-community partnership and keep open lines of communication, the Babylon School District recently held its third annual Legislative Advocacy Workshop and Community Summit focused on important educati More...

News from the Past

St. Mary Banner, Dec. 14, 1912 Twins register at polls have no trouble proving they are old enough to vote—are 93

“William Muncy, 93 years old, born in Babylon and have lived hereabouts all my life.”  This was the substance of answers given by a voter at Babylon L.I. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, March 30   •On Fri., March 30 at 11 a.m., the library will have Basket Crafting. It is almost time to go on an egg hunt! Come on by the library to create a beautiful basket to keep them all in! More...

 

People/Social

Rep. Pete King congratulates students on receiving Congressional nomination

William A. Sims is a student at SUNY Farmingdale and received a nomination to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. More...

DP resident and educator Priscilla Zarate appointed to Suffolk County Hispanic Advisory Board

De er 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...

Deer Park senior Jacques Vincent finds path to health

Jacques Vincent, an inspirational senior athlete at Deer Park High School, has proven that determination can effect positive change. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•This Sunday the Christian world celebrates Easter. I can remember how my family would celebrate this holiday. Along the lines of our Christmas tradition, the kids would wake up bright and early, eager to find and demolish their Easter baskets! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your St. Bernard puppy is?” Not if she jumps out your Jeep window as you are driving on the Seaford/Oyster Bay Expressway. More...

Obituaries

Mario J. DeMarco, veteran of WWII and Korean War and retired NY Telephone Company employee

Mario J. DeMarco of Amityville, the son of Italian immigrants, a World War II veteran and former engineer with the New York Telephone Company, died Jan. 25, 2018. He was 89 years old.  More...

Bereavement support group runs through April 25

St. Mary’s Parish, 20 Harrison Ave., East Islip, is offering a free eight-week support group for adults who are struggling to cope with the death of a loved one. Registration is required for this group, which is underway. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE Index No. More...













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