January 31, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village’s AA credit rating upheld, with positive financial outlook

Babylon Village had its AA credit rating affirmed by S&P Global. In its report, S & P gave the Village a stable outlook for its 2019 general obligation debt. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 1   •On Fri., February 1 at 4 p.m., the library will have Groundhog Fun. Let’s celebrate the upcoming Groundhog Day and learn about groundhogs and winter. We will enjoy stories and crafts. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Please meet our local scholars

Raymond Sgambati of West Islip has graduated from Coastal Carolina University.  Deborah Farrell of Lindenhurst had received a BS in Cross Disciplinary Studies at Ohio Dominican University.  James Durkin of West Babylon received a scholarshi More...

West Islip IB students find community service ideas close to home

West Islip High School students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate/Creativity, Activity, Service program recently took a field trip in their own school.  More...

Ryan’s Story presented in Lindenhurst

In an effort to raise awareness of the effects that bullying has on students, Lindenhurst Middle School hosted Ryan’s Story, an antibullying program based upon the life and death of 13-year-old Ryan Halligan. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Blood Pressure Screening: Sat., Feb. 2, 10 a.m. -12 p.m. in the Reading Room. A registered nurse will be on hand. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, February 3 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, February 4 More...

Brumidi Lodge Valentine dinner dance February 9

Brumidi’s Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, from 7:30-11:30 p.m. More...

State Parks Picnic Pavilion Registration available beginning February 9

Are you planning a family reunion, corporate party or large picnic this summer at one of the Long Island State Parks? More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLKBABYLON CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff -against- WILSON GUZMAN, JOSE AGUILAR, JOSE MARTINEZ, GABRIEL DELACRUZ, et al Defendant(s). More...

Lindenhurst Village adopts budget; tax rate to go up 84 cents

The Lindenhurst Village Board recently approved a $14.3 million budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, which represents a 6.4 percent increase in spending, and pierces the New York State Tax Cap of two percent this year. More...

 

People/Social

West Babylon Junior HS teacher honored with Bright Lights Award

For his use of technology in the classroom, West Babylon Junior High School technology teacher Greg Hartranft received a Bright Lights Award from the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies.   More...

Nourish Babylon holds annual volunteer appreciation

On Sunday, January 13, more than 80 volunteers from Christ Episcopal Church’s Nourish Babylon weekly community meal shared a meal at Goccia Doro 2 in Lindenhurst. More...

Grand Opening of new district office held at Wyandanch Plaza

S.C. Leg. and Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was joined by community leaders, residents and fellow elected officials for the Grand Opening of his new district office at Wyandanch Plaza on Thursday, Jan 17. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The first feral cat TNR (Trap/ Neuter/Return) Clinic at the new Babylon Town Shelter in Amityville held on Sunday, Jan. 27 was a joint effort of Last Hope and Babylon Shelter. It was a traveling show. More...

Obituaries

Sister Joyce Hummel, OP, teacher and advocate for care of the environment

Sister Joyce Hummell, OP, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville who spent some of her later years living West Islip, died Jan. 9, 2019. More...

Millicent George Fifer, West Babylon resident and volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital

A Memorial service for Millicent (Penny) George Fifer was held in Christ Episcopal Church, Babylon Village Sat., Jan. 26.  More...

Opinion

Fight underway to save local control of our towns, villages and counties

The Governor’s budget proposal for 2019-20 calls for the elimination of aid to municipalities based on what the state determines to be each municipality’s efforts in cutting costs. How hypocritical.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Message to schools and parents: don’t bow to PC; protect our kids from MS-13

How foolish must parents and administrators at a Huntington school district feel after banishing an anti-gang school resource officer, only to then see an assault on their students by MS-13 gang members?  More...













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