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Town sets hearing to limit locations of medical marijuana dispensaries

Babylon Town is holding a public hearing Wed., Feb. More...

F’dale Schools signs contract with cafeteria workers

Plans for new aquatic center go out to bid

The Farmingdale School Board approved a three-year contract with its Cafeteria Employees Unit at its Jan. 9, meeting. The agreement calls for a 3 percent increase in salary each year, and is retroactive to June 2017. More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst theater comes alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

The Lindenhurst High School Thespian Troupe performed its winter musical with a production of “The  Sound of Music” under the guest direction of Levittown teacher Paige Hardison.  More...

Four West Islip students’ artwork selected for NYSATA

Artwork from four West Islip students – eighth-graders Katie Callaghan and Abigail Narra from Beach Street Middle School, and freshmen Tyler Busching and Keirsten Nizen from West Islip High School – were selected for the New York State Ar More...

Harding Avenue teacher receives ‘Bright Light’ award for technology lessons

Lindenhurst’s Harding Avenue Elementary School teacher, Jeanette Walsh, was recently recognized by the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies (ASSET) as a Bright Light Award recipient. More...

Obituaries

Irene Patricia Trainor, Babylon Village resident and former Babylon School District employee

Irene Patricia Trainor was a longtime resident of Babylon Village who devoted her life to her family, the homestead and to her job at the Babylon Junior-Senior High School where she worked in the cafeteria and later the Guidance Office for 22 years.& 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...

Breaking News - 2/8/2019 2:02 PM

Three charged following SLA checks; many businesses in compliance - Free Access

Three people were arrested following a State Liquor Authority (SLA) investigation of 12 local businesses conducted by  the Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section Wed., Feb. 6, between 8 and and 10 p.m. More...

Firefighters battle house blaze in Deer Park

The Deer Park Fire Department, assisted by six other departments, fought a house blaze that occurred on Howell Avenue on Tuesday morning, Jan. 29. The call went out at approximately 10:28 a.m. More...

Babylon Village hearing on building heights set

A proposed amendment to Village Code will be the subject of a public hearing Tues., Feb. 12. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 8   More...

 

People/Social

Fundraiser held for Lindenhurst F.D. Ladies Auxiliary member Joanne Benkert

The Lindenhurst Fire Department recently held a fundraiser to benefit longtime member of the Lindenhurst Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary Joanne Benkert, who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

To most folks, last weekend centered on Super Bowl LIII. Not me. Last weekend I was “bowled over” with a bowling benefit back to back with Kitten Bowl VI. Shelter rescue never sleeps, and neither do the volunteers. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, Feb. 11, 25, 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room. Bring own games or cards. No registration necessary.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, February 10  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, February 11   More...

S.C. Leg. Tom Donnelly hosts Pet Food Drive for Baxter’s Pet Pantry of LI Cares

S.C. Leg. Tom Donnelly has partnered with Long Island Cares to help it “rain food for cats and dogs” by hosting a pet food drive now through the end of April.  More...

West Babylon kindergarten registration begins Feb. 4

The West Babylon School District will be holding registration for kindergarten students born on or before Dec. 1, 2014 at the central administration building starting on Feb. 4, 2019 by appointment. More...

Opinion

Marijuana talks in Albany are schizophrenic as we battle against drug abuse at the local level

Tremendous efforts are being made at the county levels to address the tragic results of drug and alcohol abuse and the lives they consume. These addictions not only hurt the individual so consumed but also spouses, parents, children and family. More...

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