Three All-State musicians chosen in North Babylon

Three students from North Babylon School District have been named All-State musicians by the New York State School Music Association. Gavin Aquino (left) was chosen for the symphony orchestra in viola. Llewana D’Silva (right) was named an alternate for viola, and Beth Ganser is an alternate soprano in the chorus. The NYSSMA 86th annual winter conference will take place in […]

Babylon Schools start new year with promise of ‘preserve, restore, advance’; district establishes Citizens Advisory Committee

Babylon Schools Interim Superintendent Brian Conboy kicked off the first Board of Education meeting of the school year on Mon., Sept. 12, assuring the community that despite the multiple new administrators at the district and building level, “there are no inconsequential years in the business of education and students and families should expect a regular school year. “As you know, […]

BSD launches Citizens Advisory Committee

In an effort to maintain an open dialogue with the Babylon school community, the Babylon Union Free School District Board of Education is launching a Citizens Advisory Committee. The focus of the group will be to gather input regarding student social-emotional learning as well as student safety, and to relay it to the Board. “From day one this Board has […]

Newly installed K of C Council #794 officers

The Lindenhurst Knights of Columbus Council #794, Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church, Lindenhurst, recently held an installation. The newly installed officers are shown: Charlie Kalinowski; Joe Perullo, Treasurer; Steven Slade, Outer Guard; Kevin Sabella Sr.,Trustee; Steve Strigaro, Grand Knight; Msgr. Joseph DeGrocco, Chaplain; Paul Diorio, District 11 Grand Knight; Robert Fontana. Second row: Patrick Woods, Deacon; William Crosby, […]

Babylon Rotary Club hosting annual Charity Golf Outing

The Babylon Rotary Club is hosting its 22nd Charity Golf Outing on Mon., Oct. 3 at the E. Donald Conroy Golf Course at Sumpwams Creek, 75 Cedar St., Babylon. There will be morning and afternoon sessions and a barbecue lunch. To sign up or for more information go to: babylonrotary.org or call Neil Welingarten at 631-654-0600.

Seeking Volunteers

The Babylon Village Historical Society is seeking volunteers for docents on Wednesdays or Saturdays from 2 – 4 p.m.—once a week, or once a month. The museum is located at 117 W. Main St., Babylon Village. To volunteer or get more information, call the museum at 631-669-1756 or 631-766-6522.

Roomors of Babylon Village gets a new home in Lindenhurst

Community members recently gathered to celebrate the grand opening of a new store location for Roomors, a Babylon-based gift shop and longtime community landmark. Opening in the Village of Babylon in 1980, Roomors recently moved to 39 W. Hoffman Avenue in Lindenhurst. Danielle Vergano, the store’s current owner, began working at Roomors in 2000 at age sixteen and became the […]

Incumbent Republican Michael Durso squares off against Democrat Steven Dellavecchia who is not campaigning

• 9th NYS Assembly Race: Dems pass on race •

The upcoming election for the New York State Assembly in the 9th Assembly District has first term Republican/Conservative incumbent Michael Durso squaring off against Democratic candidate Steven Dellavecchia, a North Babylon Fire Department volunteer. According to Democratic campaign headquarters, Dellavecchia is not running an active campaign and is not giving interviews. Readers may know of him, however, from an incident […]

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8th And the polls are to be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

In addition, registered voters who want to vote by absentee ballot can do so no later than Oct. 24, 2022 as follows: •By sending an email request to absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov or a fax request to your local county board of elections; in Suffolk the number is 631-852-4590 and in Nassau the number is 516-571-2411. •By going in person to your local […]

Our vulnerability at the hands of unscrupulous information thieves


If we ever wondered what impact a complete meltdown of our internet infrastructure would look like, we have gotten a glimpse. The recent cyberattack on Suffolk County’s computer system has wreaked havoc on every county office and service, including vital services such as the police, and every department responsible for maintaining and processing vital documents. Already those responsible have posted […]