Babylon Village and the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce bring a safe and fun-filled Halloween



Student arrested and charged with selling drugs on Stony Brook college campus


Suffolk County Police, with assistance from Stony Brook State University Police, arrested a Stony Brook University student on more than a dozen drug charges following an extensive narcotics investigation. Members of the Stony Brook University Police Department contacted Suffolk County Police Narcotics Section detectives last month regarding a student possibly selling drugs on campus. Police said that following a joint […]

Babylon Village inks 7-year deal with CSEA

Babylon Village entered into a 7-year contractual agreement with its blue-collar workers calling for pay raises and addressing issues including management rights, unauthorized absences by employees and training guidelines. In addition, in the third year of the agreement the Village and the employees agreed to reopen health care costs. “We are very happy to have been able to work with […]

Deer Park’s Megan Bush named LI scholar-artist

Deer Park High School’s Megan Bush has been named a Long Island Scholar-Artist in the area of theater. Bush was chosen as an honoree for the 2021-2022 school year. The Long Island Arts Alliance Scholar-Artist program annually recognizes students who excel academically and in the areas of either music, visual arts, dance, theater or media arts. “Our department is extremely […]

Lindenhurst’s Kienle Award given to Jake Sullivan

Mike Cannobio, director of the Lindenhurst Village Summer Camp program, attended a recent Village Board meeting and thanked the officials for their support of this year’s program. “We thank you and the families thank you,” Cannobio told the board. “Thank you for your support of the camp—it truly takes a Village.” Lindenhurst had more than 250 children participate in the […]

21-year-old man killed in one-car crash in Copiague

A 21-year-old Copiague man was killed in a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Deauville Boulevard and Kenmore Road, Copiague Oct. 9. Police gave this account: At approximately 1:15 a.m., Reny Cruz-Puente was operating a 2004 Honda Acura TSX southbound on Deauville Boulevard, north of Kenmore Road when the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a tree, ejecting the […]

Our endorsements: Suffolk County and Islip Town races


With last week’s edition, we ended our comprehensive election coverage giving readers, we hope, some of the information they need to make their decisions at the polls. This week we are making our endorsements at the County and Town levels, recognizing not only those we support for reelection but also those individuals who stood up and asked to be counted. […]


Officials, health officials host Pink by the Bay Campaign

Town of Babylon officials recently gathered with Islip Town officials and representatives of Northwell Health and other community health activists for the kickoff to the third annual Pink by the Bay Northwell Health campaign to bring breast cancer awareness into our Great South Bay communities. October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual international campaign to shine light […]

Hybernians celebrate 75th anniversary

It was a beautiful Wednesday evening to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, St. Patricks’s Division 2, Babylon as a monument set at Argyle Lake to honor the AOH was unveiled. The monument is located west of Argyle Falls. Joining in the dedication ceremonies were Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Mayor Mary Adams, Deputy Mayor Frank […]