Copiague student receives top AP score

Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School senior Cathrine Sakin received a top score of 5 on her Advanced Placement research exam in May 2021. Advanced Placement exams are scored on a scale of 1 to 5. Sakin not only received the top score of 5 but was also one of only 375 students in the world to earn every point […]

Assemblyman Stern and Senator Brooks sponsor bill against dangerous weapons

Governor Hochul signs measure into law

Assemblyman Steve Stern (AD-10) and New York State Senator John E. Brooks (SD-8) announced that Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed into law their legislation (Senate Bill S7152/Assembly Bill A6522) to prohibit the possession and sale of weapons disguised to look like toy guns. In response to serious concerns raised by our local law enforcement officials regarding the threat these weapons […]

Lindenhurst Village begins work on new stormwater system on South 8th Street

Lindenhurst Village officials are hoping to significantly reduce flooding on South 8th Street through a new water control system that pumps stormwater back into the canal. If successful, this “proof of concept” project can be replicated on other Village streets south of Montauk. Trustee Patrick Pichichero said, “This new technology will prevent most street flooding which plagues South 8th Street […]

Legislator Donnelly informs residents: HEAP processing underway

Temperatures are dropping and many local residents may grow concerned about the ability to afford the high cost of heating their homes. That is why Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) wants to inform local residents that the Suffolk County Office for the Aging has begun processing applications for the 2021-2022 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). “Our most vulnerable neighbors […]

Babylon Pilot Club running hat & glove drive for kids in need

The Babylon Pilot Club is conducting a hat and glove drive for the youngsters in families in need in the community. The collection box can be found inside the Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave., Babylon Village. All donations will be distributed in early December through the efforts of local outreach programs.

Rotary Club of Babylon honors vets

The Rotary Club of Babylon recently showed their appreciation for veterans in front of the Boyd-Spencer Funeral Home. Many of the members have been veterans during the club’s 74-year history. Shown in photo are Brandon Stone, Wayne Horsley, Paul Cannella, Alice Cromarty, Kristen Morse, Jo Ann Boettcher, Megan Noble, Pat Ziegler, Gus Fishel, Marc Horowitz, Guenka Guentcheva, Corey Peters.

Domingo honored for years of service

Mike Domingo, a member of Babylon Lions Club and the proprietor of Cafe il Villaggio, 35 Deer Park Ave., Babylon was recently honored for his years of service to both the Babylon Lions Club and the Babylon Village community. “The support of Mike and his family has been instrumental to the success of recent lions Club fundraisers as we emerge […]

‘Elf the Musical’ to run Dec. 12

The West Babylon Beautification Society presents “Elf the Musical” at the Argyle Theatre, Main Street, Babylon on Sun., Dec. 12th at 2 p.m. Tickets are $60 each. Call Mary Jo at 631-888-5262 or Joanie at 631- 884-3194. You may also mail payment to the West Babylon Beautification Society at P.O. Box 1526, West Babylon, NY 11704. Please make checks payable […]

NYS Attorney General to conduct investigation into allegations of sexual abuse at Babylon Jr./Sr. H.S.

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Tuesday that her office will conduct an investigation into the Babylon School District over allegations of widespread sexual abuse and misconduct against former Babylon High School students by educators: “Every student on Long Island and across New York deserves to feel safe and protected at school. The reports of sexual abuse of […]

Law outlines procedures educators required to take in reporting concerns about abuse

Residents and parents concerned about allegations of long-standing impropriety of teachers in the Babylon School District are demanding answers about how such conduct went on, and how it went on for so long without action by the district. As the district struggles to work with the community to act appropriately and resolve some of the concerns that have erupted into […]