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Babylon Welcomes its Wounded Warriors

Babylonians from every corner of the Town welcomed the Wounded Warriors Fri., July 23. More...

Summer Concerts At the Gazebo, Main Street, Babylon Village

• Friday, Aug. 13, 8 p.m. Tony Ventiera Piece of the Rock • Friday, Aug. 20, 2010 Kevin Byrne Late Night Audio All concerts are free and open to the public. More...

Prostitution parlor in Deer Park raided; police arrest 4 women

Suffolk County Police today have arrested four women who were allegedly running a house of prostitution on Deer Park Avenue. Police gave this account:   More...

WB Chase Bank robbed by bomb-carrying bandit

Suffolk County Police Major Case detectives are investigating the robbery of a Chase Bank branch in West Babylon by a man who had a simulated bomb strapped to his body.   More...

Police seek public's help in locating missing man

Suffolk Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a West Islip man who has been missing since last month.   Michael Taus, 25, was last seen on the night of June 18 at his home on Everdell Avenue. More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst High School hosts Evening of Dance

The Evening of Dance was held recently at Lindenhurst   High School led by Lindenhurst Dance Ensemble Director Kristine Lyons. The dance program is one of   More...

Babylon students enjoy a fiesta

Babylon Memorial Grade School fifth- and sixthgrade students enjoyed a tasty taco fiesta luncheon as a conclusion and review of a food lesson in their Spanish classes. More...

West Islip High School holds college awareness day

Each year, the West Islip High School counseling office sponsors College Awareness Day. “We want to increase consciousness among our students on the many college choices that are available,” explains School Counselor Evelyn Hanlon.  More...

Obituaries

Kathleen Martino, longtime Babylon Village resident and local volunteer

For most of her adult life, Kathleen Martino worked to bring a sense of community to her hometown of Babylon Village.   More...

Opinion

Another great job for our vets

Let’s hear it for the Town of Babylon and all of its residents and those who work here for the wonderful and warm welcome given to our veterans who took part in the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride last week. More...

Now, more coverage of our community, online and in print

For many years we have been limited in the number of photographs that we could bring to our readers every week. More...

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West Babylon man charged with sale of crack/cocaine

Attempts to flee police as they make arrest

A West Babylon man was arrested and charged with multiple sales of crack/cocaine yesterday... More...

Today's Post: Aug. 13: Police sting shows 100% compliance in Babylon

No illegal sale of tobacco or alcohol to minors reported

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section officers conducted an underage alcohol and tobacco sting throughout the Town of Babylon, and all even businesses investigated were found in compliance... More...

Today's post: Aug. 12: Tougher DWI law takes effect Suday

Legislation requires ignition interlock systems for those convicted of drunk driving
This story contains a video

Watch video of the press conference held today. More...

Man shot after charging at police in West Babylon Dunkin Donuts

A SuffolkCounty Police officershot and wounded a man at the Dunkin Donuts store, 401 Little East Neck Rd., West Babylon at 4 p.m., yesterday. More...

North Babylon High School raises 20K in memory of late librarian

Mary Murphy died of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, five years ago. But the students of North Babylon High School still remember the late librarian – even if they’ve never met her. More...

Retired teacher raises $100,000 for charity a can, a bottle and a nickel at a time

­Top For about 20 years, Bob Elder has picked up and redeemed cans and bottles for fistfuls of change. But the real change is how he has helped improve lives. Since 1991, he has donated more than $100,000 to St. Rose of Lima Parish Outreach.   More...

 

People/Social

Former West Islip resident moves into her senior years with grace

Gail King, a former resident of West Islip, was named Miss Senior America at the age of 60, proving that age is only a number when it comes to having poise, grace and beauty. More...

Lindy teachers connect kids with school supplies

Got binders? More...

Christine Desiderio of Babylon to compete in softball showcase

Christine Desiderio, of Babylon, has recently been selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Show­case East (QDSE) at Hofstra University in Hemp­stead, on Aug. 21 and 22. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The headline read: “Ship’s Cat Found on Titanic Lifeboat-Alive!” Oops, I forgot to say this discovery was on the supermarket news stand merely two months ago. Believe it or not. More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar listings

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:   SATURDAY, Aug. 14   •Farmer’s Market: 7 a.m.-12 p.m., 9/11 Memorial Parking Lot, Route 110, Amityville.   More...

Family Fun Day Summer Slam to be held August 14

A Family Fun Day Summer Slam will be held Sat., Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Deer Park Community Center. There will be blow-up rides, pay one price bracelets, a free wrestling show at 2 p.m. More...

Lions Club annual scrapbooking crop on September 18

The Suffolk South Shore Lions Club will hold its Second Annual Scrapbooking Crop, Sat., Sept. 18, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Islip, 340 Main St., Islip. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Marcus Engineering, PLLC, a domestic professional service limited liability company. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on June 24, 2010. More...













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