2019-08-29

Tree falls on car during fast-moving storm last week; power outages reported

The West Babylon Fire Department responded to York Place off Sunrise Highway for a reported tree that fell on a car during high winds and violent thunderstorms that swept through the area Thursday night Aug. 22. The passenger in the Audi sedan was injured as the car traveled on York Place when the tree fell onto it. The injured person […]

Deer Park seniors pay visits to their primary schools

Continuing a new tradition, seniors from Deer Park High School visited their respective primary school buildings on June 24 for the second annual senior walk. The members of the Class of 2019 paraded down the halls, discussed their college and career plans, and enjoyed an interactive talk with second graders.

Annual Paumanauke Pow Wow shares culture


Native Americans shared their culture with the community at the 39th annual Paumanauke Pow Wow at Babylon Town Hall Park August 10 and 11. “We’re here today to show the public that we’re still here, to teach them, and to let them into our lives.” said Tony “Moon Hawk” Langhorn, President of Paumanauke Native American Festival Inc., which sponsored the […]

North Babylon students enjoy summer with STEAMy Art Camp

The North Babylon School District kicked off the summer with its exciting and interactive STEAMy Art Camp that was held at the North Babylon High School. Students from grades 3-5 explored science, technology, education, art and math with a focus on art. They investigated, invented and played while creating a series of artworks. In addition, they worked on projects such […]

Art show celebrates senior work

The Babylon Junior-Senior High School Art Department held a senior art show and reception in June at the Conklin House in Huntington that displayed all of the students’ beautiful projects from the school year. During the show, the student-artists exhibited their final senior paintings, along with three other selected pieces of artwork. Beautiful sounds from the school’s music department filled […]

Village Mayor’s Cup Sept. 21st

The prestigious Babylon Village Mayor’s Cup Charity Regatta & Clambake is returning to the South Shore and will be held on Sat., Sept. 21, co-hosted by the Long Island Yacht Club, the Great South Bay Racing Association, and the South Bay Cruising Club, and sponsored by York Analytical Laboratories. This charitable event will benefit Save The Great South Bay, Inc. […]

Thanks who those who labor on the public’s behalf

I was heading into work one very hot and humid day last week when I stopped for a light. At the corner was a crew of workers digging large holes on both sides of the street to put in, I theorized, new utility poles. The sweat was pouring off their bodies and the work was obviously difficult and draining. A […]

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Early weeks at college critical to student safety; parents can still make a difference

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College students will arrive or commute to campus this fall to learn, experience new friendships, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately, it can also be a time of harmful and underage drinking, and dealing with its aftermath. Among college students who drank during the past year, 32.0% did something they later regretted, 26.9% forgot where they were […]

Children’s concert held at Village of Lindenhurst Square

The Lindenhurst Chamber of Commerce, Business Improvement District, Kiwanis Club, Village of Lindenhurst, and The Color Palette Art Studio recently co-sponsored an exhilarating and interactive free children’s concert featuring Darlene Graham and the Shades of Green Band. The family friendly music event took place at the Lindenhurst Village Square on August 21, 2019. Deputy Mayor Maryann Weckerle said, “Despite the […]