Babylon School District controversy descends on Babylon Village politics


The Babylon School District scandal and controversy spilled over into the Babylon Village Board meeting Tues., Nov. 23, with all of its anger and divisiveness. A group of residents and parents, led by Tara Curcillo, the wife of Babylon School Board member and Dominick Montalto, called for the resignation of Babylon Village Trustee Robyn Silvestri saying her actions and statements […]

Supervisor Schaffer and the Babylon Town Board declare November 17, 2021 ‘Matt Humpf Day’

At a recent meeting of the Babylon Town Board, Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, and the entire board gathered to recognize and proclaim a day in honor of a North Babylon veteran who recently returned home from a tour of duty in the Middle East. Matt Humpf, 21, of North Babylon, enlisted in the United States Army upon […]

Lindenhurst’s quest for football county championship falls just short

The Lindenhurst football team was in a familiar position, and at a familiar venue. The Bulldogs were back at Stony Brook’s LaValle Stadium, back in the county championship game. But unlike 2017, 2018 and 2019, when Lindy was crowned champions, the Bulldogs fell just short, losing to Bellport, 13-0, in the Suffolk Division II title game Saturday night. Lindenhurst (9-2) […]

State lawmakers hold press conference addressing charges of abuse at Babylon HS

New York State lawmakers, Senator Phil Boyle and Assemblyman Michael Durso held a press conference Tues., Nov. 23rd in Babylon Village announcing that NYS Attorney General Letitia James has agreed to open an investigation into the numerous allegations of sexual misconduct at Babylon High School. The lawmakers reached out to the Attorney General asking that her office look into the […]

Two projects underway in Lindenhurst Village

LINDENHURST ROADWORK PROJECTS To ensure that they are safe and in good condition for residents, roads in the Village of Lindenhurst are assessed regularly by the Superintendent of Public Works. Re-paving schedules are determined by the funds that are available on a yearly basis, and the maintenance that is needed for the safety of our community. This year, the Village […]

3 local youths earn rank of Eagle Scout

Three local scouts, who have been friends since elementary school, have each earned the rank of Eagle Scout within a week of each other. Dean Festa, the son of Joy and Michael Festa; Conner Howell, the son of Linette and Richard Howell, and Matthew Scheid, the son of Dawn and John Scheid all joined the Cub Scouts together in West […]

Babylon Village to hold Christmas Market Dec. 11

Babylon Village is hosting a Christmas Market on Sat., Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event takes place around the Village Gazebo. A great time to get some holiday shopping done! There will be pretzels and hot cocoa and lots of fun. For more information, call the Village at 631-587-1212.

Lindenhurst Historical Society to host holiday events

The Lindenhurst Historical Society recently announced an afternoon of events to start this year’s holiday season. “We invite all to join with the Historical Society in the Lindenhurst downtown on December 5th to usher in the 2021 holiday season,” stated Historical Society President Shawn Cullinane. On Sunday, Dec. 5th, the Lindenhurst Historical Society will be joining with other community organizations, […]

Grace United Methodist Church in Lindenhurst hosting Jazz, Advent & Liturgy event

Grace United Methodist Church in Lindenhurst will be hosting a Jazz, Advent and Liturgy event, presented by Sam JC Lee Group, on Saturday, December 11th, at 4 p.m. Admission is free but donations will be taken for non-perishable food items and toiletries. The church is located at 515 S. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst, NY 11757. For information call 631-226-8690.

PSEG LI employees beautify park area for veterans & public

In recognition of Veterans Day, a group of PSEG Long Island co-workers took time to make some outdoor space more accommodating for veterans and the public. Cindy Sabel of Lindenhurst was one of about 20 employees who donned masks and safety vests, grabbed gardening tools, and rolled up their sleeves to do community service work. The group took to Veterans […]