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Town limits use of vaping and vape shops

Babylon Town pulls controversial multi housing proposal

Babylon Town outlawed smoking, vaping and use of electronic cigarettes, marijuana derivatives and other substances in all Town parks, recreation areas, playgrounds, pools and beaches, except where designated as “smoking permitted” areas. More...

Voters okay local school budgets

Residents headed to the polls Tues., May 15 to vote on their school budgets, elect school trustees and consider other propositions on the ballots.  Following are the local results:  •Babylon’s school budget passed 548 to 217. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon boys lax tops Copiague for first win of season

Sometimes even in a season where it seems like nothing is coming together correctly, there is a game where everything just clicks. This was the case for North Babylon boys lacrosse in their 14-2 victory over Copiague in Suffolk I play on April 25. More...

FOWL BALL

Dunning pitches LI Ducks to tight victory

The Ducks were in need of a win. After dropping two of three at home against the Sugar Land Skeeters over the weekend, they looked upon starting pitcher Jake Dunning to get them back on track. More...

Janet Wolfe presents Upcycled Sketchbook session at Oquenock

Janet Wolfe, who teaches art at West Islip’s Paul J. Bellew and Oquenock elementary schools, recently presented an Upcycled Sketchbook session at Oquenock Elementary School. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, May, 1-4 p.m. Bring friends and cards or board games.  More...

Obituaries

Susan Anne Costanzo, Babylon resident and Babylon H.S. graduate, wife and mother of three

“Our time with Susan was too short; however, she lived a full life,” said her husband Bill Costanzo.  Susan Anne Costanzo (nee Bender) was born Feb. 10, 1964 and died April 19, 2018.  More...

Opinion

Reduced participation at the polls for school elections is a concern that must be addressed

A dramatic decline in the number of voters who headed to the polls to vote on their school budgets and elect school board trustees raises concern. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: NYS tax cap must be made permanent while GOP controls the Senate

New York State’s property tax cap, which has saved over $7.6 billion for School property taxpayers in just the first four years since its inception in 2012, is on the verge of becoming extinct. More...

Memorial Day parades

•Babylon Village Memorial Day parade is set for Mon., May 28, and is sponsored by American Legion Pot #94. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 25   •On Fri., May 25 at 1 p.m., the library will have Basic Conversational English. Practice, learn and become more comfortable with the use of the English language in a relaxed, informal environment. More...

 

People/Social

Julia Grippo chosen L.I. Best: Young Artist at Heckscher gallery show

West Islip High School senior Julia Grippo was recently chosen for the 22nd annual Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher Museum gallery show.  More...

Darrell Kost recognized by Lindenhurst Village Board

Lindenhurst Village Board Trustee Darrel Kost recently retired from the Lindenhurst Village Board at the end of his term.  During a Village Board meeting, Mayor Michael Lavorata personally thanked Darrel for his dedicated service to the people o More...

S.C. Leg. Tom Donnelly to attends monthly meeting of Parkdale Civic Association

Members of the Parkdale Civic Association of North Babylon recently invited S.C. Leg. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last week a group of Nassau Community College students brought donations to Last Hope, and then took a private tour. When kittens licked them, they were surprised their tiny tongues felt like sandpaper. Why would that be? More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, May 27  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, May 28   More...

BACCA Judged Art Show from Wed., May 30 through Thurs., June 14

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) is hosting its Judged Art Show from Wed., May 30 through Thurs., June 14, .at Old Town Hall, 447 West Main St.in Babylon Village.  More...

St. Paul’s food pantry free outdoor concert May 26

The North Babylon Food Pantry at St. Paul’s needs donations. The Dan Bishop Band will be playing a free outdoor concert on Sat., May 26, 3 to 7 p.m. at St. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

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SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Citibank, N.A. Plaintiff, -against- Salvatore J. Dorsa Jr a/k/a Sal J Dorsa, Jr as Heir to the Estate of Salvatore A. More...













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