July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon FD awards its annual scholarships

The Babylon Fire Department awarded scholarships to Babylon High School students Sean Cosgro, Amy Baldwin and Erin Baldwin. The awards were presented at a ceremony at the Main Firehouse on June 19.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Paul J. Bellew Elementary School hosts annual science fair

More than 150 West Islip students recently participated in Paul J. Bellew Elementary School’s second annual science fair, sharing their findings with their peers. More...

West Babylon Junior High School students create and fly kites made up of polygons

As part of a cross-curricular science and math lesson, sixth-graders at West Babylon Junior High School were tasked with creating their own kites made up of polygons during their math lab class and then attempting to fly them.  More...

Beach Street’s Mia Brandenstein wins poster contest

Mia Brandenstein, an eighth-grader at West Islip’s Beach Street Middle School, submitted the winning poster for the New York State Kids Safe Online poster contest. She received a letter from Gov. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

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

Deadline for alumni award nominations in BSD extended

The Babylon school District is accepting nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award. This award will honor alumni whose deeds and character exemplify outstanding achievements in their life’s work and/or service to their communities.  More...

AMVETS Post 18 Nite at the Races fundraiser July 27

AMVETS Post 18, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip, is holding a Nite at the Races fundraiser, Fri., July 27. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and races at 7 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Indenture Trustee, for New Century Home Equity Loan Trust 2005-1, Plaintiff AGAINST Nadine Ward a/k/a Nadine J. Ward; et al., Defendan More...

Breaking News - 7/20/2018 4:58 PM

Venetian and Tanner beaches remain off limits for swimming - Free Access

Venetian Shores Beach and Tanner Park Beach in the Town of Babylon and Lake Ronkonkoma in the Town of Islip remain closed to bathing due to the continuation of excess bacteria. More...

Town halts East Farmingdale development plan; seeking more input

The Babylon Town Board recently put the breaks on a large scale re-zoning project of 109 acres for a proposed transit-oriented housing development in East Farmingdale after residents and civic leaders said the community did not have adequate input on More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 20   More...

 

People/Social

Babylon resident Samantha Apuzzo named top female college lacrosse player in the U.S.

Babylon resident, Samantha “Sam” Apuzzo, was named the top female college lacrosse player in the country and NYS Senator Phil Boyle was on hand with a proclamation as Babylon Town Officials honored her.  More...

Babylon Beacon acknowledges achievements of local students

•Sarah Kauf of Babylon Village has been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Temple University.  More...

Billy Specht and Cara Keogh become engaged

Billy Specht wanted to propose to Cara Keogh, but he wanted to be unique and do it in style.  So, the Farmingdale resident rented a kayak from the Dinghy Shop in Amityville, kayaked out to an island in the Bay by himself and buried a treasure ch More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Being with ALDO is an adventure. He’s such a unique-looking little pup that we’re going to do a DNA test to find out his breed mixture. Would you like “Guess ALDO’s Breeds” before we get the results? More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Mark Tonsetic, Babylon Fire Department volunteer and U.S. Army Veteran

Mark Tonsetic was a man with a loud, strong voice but a warm, loving heart. His daughter recalls how her younger cousin was frightened of her father because of his commanding resonance, and how he was able to win her over. More...

Opinion

It’s pretty good living a dog’s life today

We moved to Bay Shore ten years ago.  We got a dog two months ago.  We’ve finally gotten to meet our neighbors.  More...

Blood supplies are at a critically low level; consider donating now

Our local hospitals are currently facing a blood emergency. We want to ensure all patients have access to the life-saving blood they need. Blood supplies have dropped down to a four-day reserve, well below the seven-day minimum.  More...













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