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Two young people shot to death on Lakeway Drive, West Babylon

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that killed a man and a woman in West Babylon.  First Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting on Lakeway Drive at approximately 11:20 p.m. on July 24. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip students participate in Doodle 4 Google competition

Six of West Islip High School art teacher Annette Musteric’s students – Frank Bitetto, Devin Cadiz, Rachel Hodkin, Ashleigh Sorrenti, Diana Valladares and Krista Wolfe – recently participated in Doodle 4 Google, a competition sponso More...

Bayview Elementary School learns about the didgeridoo

Learning about Australia took a fresh turn at West Islip’s Bayview Elementary School after students in Maria Lucie’s classroom learned about the sacred instrument, the didgeridoo.  More...

FOWL BALL

Ducks get swept by Somerset in weekend set

After starting the second half of the season by winning six of their first nine games, the Ducks hosted division leader Somerset for a weekend set. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, August 13, 20 & 27, 1-4 p.m. Bring friends and cards or board games.  More...

Obituaries

Irma A. Thompson, former Babylon Village resident, Babylon School District crossing guard

Irma A. Thompson, a former resident of Babylon Village, who worked for 28 years as a crossing guard for the Babylon School District, died in Saint Cloud, Florida on July 7, 2018. She was 86 years old.  More...

Vanna Palumbo, former Lindenhurst resident, renowned opera singer and music teacher

Vanna Palumbo, a renowned Long Island opera singer and music teacher, died July 15, 2018 in Inverness, Florida. She had lived most of her life in Massapequa and Seaford and also resided at one time in Lindenhurst.  Ms. More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNT Y OF SUFFOLK, THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, F/ K/ A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES SERIES 2006-23, Plaintif More...

Breaking News - 8/7/2018 6:41 PM

Tanner Park beach closed to swimmers - Free Access

Tanner Park Beach remainS closed to bathing due to the continuation of excess bacteria.  Bacteria can be introduced to recreational waters from a variety of sources, including storm water runoff, resident waterfowl populations, failing or p More...

Babylon Village upgrades Public Works fueling station after spill there

Babylon Village has renovated and upgraded its gasoline fueling station following a gasoline spill there last month. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 3   •On Fri., August 3 at 3:30 p.m., the library will have Art of CD Etching. Scratch a CD to make your own image come to life! Make a cool design on one side of the CD. Amityville, Oak and John Streets, 631-264- 0567.  More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

On Fri., July 20, Babylon Town hosted the annual Soldier Ride for wounded warriors. The event drew approximately 1,500 riders who helped raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.  More...

Babylonian honored by South Carolina Rotary Club

Babylon Village resident, volunteer and local businessman Scott Lockwood was recently honored for his efforts in helping the Lake Marion Rotary Club in Santee, South Carolina by being named the club’s Rotarian of the Year.  More...

Please meet the 2018 local scholars

•The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Clemson University in South Carolina: Christopher James Cox, of Deer Park; Lauren A. O’Brien, of West Babylon; Alexander Turri, of West Islip.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“A dog can listen and he can even read. Not the books, those are capable everyone except him...The dog can read the heart...” Fabrizio Caramagna, writer and aphorist. And now for the scientific evidence: More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, August 5   More...

Movie nights in Babylon Village

The Babylon Village Arts Council, in partnership with the Babylon Youth Project, will present Wednesday Family Film Night at the Babylon Village Gazebo. On August 8, Ice Age will be the featured movie.  Movies will begin at 8 pm. More...

Veterans Art Exhibit Aug. 10

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) will hold an exhibition, The Veterans Art & Photography Exhibition, which will be open to all active duty military and veterans on Long Island. This exhibit will be open from Aug. 10 to Sept. More...

Opinion

Shout out to road crews and summer

A lot of repairs and construction on our roads and highways has been going on since spring and we wanted to send a “shout out” to the men and women who do this kind of work. More...

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A very proud grandfather­— and lifelong Mets fan—hails joy for both

I have been a baseball fan for 71 years and an avid Mets fan since 1962.  I am proud to say that I was at Shea for the last game of the 1969 World Series, after I “called in sick” from my teaching job. More...













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