Babylon Town to hold public hearing on 2020 budget Wednesday


The  Babylon Town Board will hold a public hearing on its 2020 budget on Wed., Nov. 20. 3:30 p.m. at Babylon Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Hwy., North Lindenhurst. The proposed budget calls for continuation of several major projects including development of the Wyandanch Village transit-oriented development along the Straight Path Corridor, the town’s program for reconstruction of its roads, […]

Bellone re-elected; Gordon and McSweeney get another two years on Town Board

McCaffrey, Donnelly, Flotteron and Gregory re-elected in County; Islip GOP holds on to leadership

Surrounded by his family and supporters, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone reveled in his victory last week as voters gave him another four years. He quickly promised to continue his work in reforming government, addressing the opioid epidemic, gang violence and the county’s economy. “We have been working to fix a broken and dysfunctional status quo,” said Bellone after the […]

Lindenhurst champions go above and beyond

Lindenhurst Middle School students were honored at the first Breakfast for Champions celebration of the 2019-20 school year. The monthly event was coordinated by middle school educator Kathleen Curran and held on Oct. 22. In its 22nd year, the annual breakfast was held at the Lindencrest Diner and honors students who exemplify Lindy Pride at the middle school. Students are […]

18th Annual Village Cup held at E. Donald Conroy Golf Course

On October 5, the E. Donald Conroy Golf Course held its 18th annual Village Cup tournament with various village organizations represented by two players each. Past winners have been the Babylon Booster Club, The Babylon Lions Club, The Babylon Fire Department and the Babylon Chamber of Commerce. This year, the Men’s League team, represented by Dan Drance and Ricardo Benavedes, […]

WI captures Suffolk Class AA girls soccer title

Jaden Hampel has a future in lacrosse and the All-American will compete at nationally ranked Stony Brook next spring. But the West Islip senior made sure her soccer career continued by scoring the lone goal to lead the third-seeded Lions to a 1-0 victory over topseeded Smithtown West in the Suffolk Class AA girls soccer final Nov. 5 at North […]

LaGrange Inn becomes home of West Islip History Center; preserving its past and its future in the community

After years of work, including holding more than 100 meetings, working with engineers, architects, representatives from CVS and public officials, the West Islip Association cut the ribbon on the West Islip History Center last month. It was, said Lynn Luttenberger, president of the West Islip Historical Society, a momentous moment. “We cannot be more pleased with the outcome,” said Luttenberger […]

King’s departure from Congress is a loss to all in 2nd District

In a surprise announcement, Congressman Peter King announced this week that he will not be seeking re-election in November 2020. King has served the public for 40 years and been a true advocate for residents of the 2nd Congressional District. He has also been a strong voice in Washington, one that will be sorely missed. The Congressman has been an […]


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NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, NJCCNYS COMMUNITY RESTORATION FUND LLC,Plaintiff, vs. DIMITRIOSMARGIELLOS, ET AL.,Defendant(s).Pursuant to an OrderAmending Caption, DefaultJudgment and Judgment ofForeclosure and Sale dulyfiled on May 17, 2019, I,the undersigned Refereewill sell at public auctionat the Babylon Town Hall,200 East Sunrise Highway,North Lindenhurst, NY onDecember 4, 2019 at 9:45a.m., premises known as 41618th Street, West Babylon,NY. All […]

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Animals were capable of telling us about themselves if one knew the proper way to ask them.” —Dr. Penny Patterson, language mentor and best friend of the late gorilla, Koko. “Speak” prompts most dogs to bark on command. But not with Stella, an amazing Blue Heeler mix belonging to speech pathologist Christina Hunger. Stella has a lot more to say, […]