2022-06-16

Lindy School Superintendent Daniel Giordano to retire; Babylon Town officials recognize and honor him

School Superintendent Daniel Giordano was recognized recently by the Town of Babylon on his retirement after 24 years of service to the families and children of the Lindenhurst School District. At a recent meeting Town Board meeting Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the board recognized and proclaimed the last day of the school year, June 24, 2022, as Daniel Giordano Day […]

West Babylon English teacher pens children’s book

West Babylon Senior High School English teacher Cristina Worgul (Ludwig) has recently become a published author. Ms. Worgul recently released the children’s book “Confused Dudes and the Sockness Monster.” The story is about two friends who cannot wait to tell spooky stories at their sleepover party until some missing socks and strange noises from the basement make them shudder. Ms. […]

Two dead in two separate MVAs on Sunrise Highway last week

On Thurs., June 9, the North Amityville Fire Company and Suffolk County Police responded to an accident at eastbound Sunrise Highway at New Highway in Copiague about 11 a.m. Police said Carolyn Merhige was driving a 2019 Subaru Cross Trek eastbound on Sunrise Highway in Copiague when she suffered what appears to be a medical emergency and struck a 2021 […]

Workshops coming up

Babylon Village Arts Council will be offering several art workshops during June and July. Beginning on Tuesday, June 28 Paint Night at the Conklin House will be a wonderful evening to spent with friends. Local artist Tom Finn will lead a step-by step approach to painting the historic Conklin House. Registration is a must through Eventbrite. Search “Summer Paint Night.” […]

Babylon’s 150th anniversary exhibit now at Webster Bank

If you missed the Then and Now Art Exhibition celebrating 150 years of the Town of Babylon last month, you can check out the exhibit at Webster Bank located at 180 West Main Street. This month-long exhibit is made possible through a NYS Regrant program administrated through the Huntington Arts Council and presented by the Babylon Village Arts Council. The […]

Blue Angels give Long Islanders memorable air show


After 4 long years, and a few pandemic cancelations, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels were back in town on the ground and ready to soar our skies! The air show was scheduled to run each day of the holiday weekend in honor of Memorial Day. The jets touched down on Long Island with an overwhelming amount of excitement from fans […]

Babylon’s 9/11 Memorial; visit and remember…

EDITORIAL

We took a walk through the Babylon Town 9/11 Memorial this weekend and while it was not the first time we have been there it was the first time we have ever been there alone. The weather was perfect and the sun was setting. The silence was broken only by the sound of a light breeze wafting through the memorial. […]

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: My memories of baseball—and my father Artie


One year after my father’s discharge from military service in 1946, he took me to my first baseball game on my 8th birthday, a torrid Yankee-Red Sox rivalry in majestic Yankee Stadium. Spending a day alone with a man I hardly knew was a seminal experience for me. I was three years old when my father answered the call to […]

D-Day: How the South Shore Helped Liberate Europe


Thousands of men and women from the Towns of Babylon and Oyster Bay served in World War II. An unknown number of them were involved in land, sea, and air operations during the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. At least one local man was killed in the invasion. Sidney Dudgeon, who was born in North Amityville, and lived […]