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Lindenhurst man arrested for having fireworks

Suffolk Police confiscate cache following tip

Latest news, July 4: Suffolk County Police, following up on a tip, arrested a Lindenhurst man yesterday just before he was able to transport fireworks to another location. More...

Lindenhurst honors the Bulldogs

Baseball team are NYS Class AA champs

Today's news, June 2, 2010: The Incorporated Village of Lindenhurst recently honored Lindenhurst Bulldogs Baseball... More...

In the News

Heather Lubrano, of West Babylon, graduated summa cum laude from St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, during a ceremony held on June 1, 2010 at Nassau Veterans   Memorial   Coliseum.   More...

BTA Give Back Initiative provides opportunity for BSD teachers to lend a hand in Babylon

On May 28, the Babylon Teachers’ Association held its first major “BTA Gives Back” Event by hosting a golf outing that raised money for two local causes. More...

Former Lindenhurst School Superintendent accepts interim job in Three Village Schools

Neil Lederer, the former Lindenhurst School Superintendent who retired last year, is back at school, but this time he’s heading up the Three Village School District. More...

WB holds end-of-the-year handball tourny

The West Babylon High School ended the year with its annual handball tournament. Mr. Nick Gimberlein started the doubles handball tournament 7 years ago. Thetournament is open to all grade levels and students are encouraged to participate. More...

Normans to be honored Friday, July 2 with Nathaniel Conklin Award

Rose and Bob Norman are to be named winners of the Nathaniel Conklin Award at the Recognition ceremony set for July 2.   More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Get well soon to Bruce Taylor, a great guy who is recovering from heart surgery. Get well wishes also to Erica Bucking, who’s recuperating from extensive and painful oral surgery! More...

Pets, pets, pets

Besides a fireworks reminder to keep your pets safely inside, Fourth of July also brings an annual appreciation for the Founding Fathers,   particularly   Thomas Jefferson who happened to have a fascination   with the natural world More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Ocean Jewelry: Tues., July 6 from 3-4 p.m. Free for young adults.   •In Search of Hidden Treasures: Thurs., July 8 from 6:45-8:45 p.m. Presentation of L.I. treasure ships. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, July 3 •Amputee Support Group: 1:30 p.m., Southside Hospital, 301 E. Main St., Bay Shore. For info., call 968-93477. More...

County sponsors swim for survival program

The Suffolk County Police Athletic League is offering a Swim For Survival Instructional Program for those children who have no swimming experience. The program is designed to teach basic water survival skills to children in s short period of time. More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society upcoming events

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society has set up programs for July. All parking is in Field # 5 of the Robert Moses State Park. For information online go to www.fireislandlighthouse.com or call 631-661-4876.   More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Be responsible this July Fourth

This year, the Fourth of July falls on a weekend, a wonderful opportunity for Americans to extend this wonderful holiday to three days.   However, we offer a word of caution and a hope for responsibility. More...

The work of the ACLU may not satisfy all but it is part of the American system

Dear Editor:   More...

Babylon Grade School holds moving up ceremony

Principal speaks on importance of character

Emotions prevailed as the 2010 graduating sixth-grade students of Babylon Memorial Grade School entered the High School auditorium. More...

Woman pulled from burning car on Sunrise Highway

Good samaritans bring her to safety seconds before car bursts into flames

Today's news, July 4: Shortly after 4 p.m., yesterday, Deris Medlock was driving along Sunrise Highway in North Amityville when he saw a woman a few cars ahead of him slam into the back of a van. More...

NOYL campaign gets five pledges, signed, sealed and delivered on opening day

Five local establishments made the commitment to the Babylon community not to sell alcohol or tobacco products to minors as part of the Not On Your Life (NOYL) Campaign, sponsored by the Babylon Community Coalition (BCC). More...

Mystal gets probation for lying about residency

Former S.C. Leg. Elie Mystal was sentenced by County Court Judge Gary Weber to five years probation this week. The sentence brings closure to the case against Mystal for lying about where he lived while he represented the people of the 15th LD. More...

Christ Episcopal Church of Babylon holds friendly ball game

On a recent Sunday afternoon two softball teams met on a field at Belmont State Park. Wearing the team color, purple the Christ Episcopal Church of Babylon team played against the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Babylon team in their blue uniforms. More...

Babylon Village Chamber hosts Spring Fling Sidewalk Sale

A lady sorts through dresses outside a merchant’s shop along Deer Park Avenue during the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce Spring Fling event June 5. More...

Police seek public’s help in shooting incident

Police are asking the public for help as they investigating the shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Lindenhurst. The incident took place at 5:42 p.m., near the North Lindenhurst pool.   More...

New LIRR train wash station opens in Babylon

LIRR President Helena Williams welcomed Senator Owen H. Johnson at a groundbreaking ceremony for LIRR’s new Babylon Train Wash Facility on May 21, 2010. More...

West Babylon Girls Write program explores poetry and creative writing

Recently in the West Babylon School District at the South Bay Elementary School, fourth and fifth grade female students explored various poetic and creative writings formats in their weekly Girls Writ More...

 

Schools/Sports

WI Geography Bee a huge success

The National Geographic Geography Bee is open to students in grades four to eight who answer extremely challenging questions. First place winners at each elementary and middle school take a written test that is scored by New York state. More...

Lindenhurst students win first place at Horse show

Linden- hurst students Courtney Bauman and Alyssa Nilsen received a first-place finish in Wilson Tech’s annual horse show in Melville. Both students are enrolled in Tech’s Equine Studies program. More...

West Babylon school district recognized for tobacco prevention efforts

West Babylon Junior and Senior High Schools were recognized for their youth tobacco use prevention efforts by Tobacco-Free Healthy Schools Project at a May 7 breakfast sponsored by Western Suffolk BOCES. Keynote speaker Nassau D.A. More...

Obituaries

Joe Sarno, movie director, served in the U.S. Navy

Former Amityville resident and movie director Joseph William Sarno died in Manhattan on April 26, 2010 following a brief illness. He was 89 and was described as a pioneer and driving force in the sexual revolution of the 60s.   More...

Burnice Wilson, former Babylonian and BHS graduate

Former Babylon resident Burnice Virginia Wilson died May 17, 2010 with her family and friends at her side at Oak View Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California. She was 85. More...

Lillie Fusco, West Islip and Babylon Village resident

Longtime West Islip resident and mother Rosalie “Lillie” J. Fusco died May 15, 2010. She was 83.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of 221 WEST INDUSTRY COURT ASSOCIATES, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/17/10. Office location: Suffolk County. Princ. office of LLC: 221 W. Industry Ct., Deer Park, NY 11729. More...













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