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Babylon Village Board considering restaurant application

Restaurateurs want to open in Bank of Babylon building; Watch video of hearing
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An application to open a restaurant in the vacant Bank of Babylon building at 48 Deer Park Avenue came before the Babylon Village Board Tues., Nov. 23. More...

West Islip Schools approve tax levy ; increase less than projected by school board in May

With real property assessments coming in this summer higher than the West Islip School District projected when it put together its budget in May, the West Islip School board passed an increase in its tax levy of 6.7 percent over last year. More...

Babylon Town hosts annual Run for Warriors

TheLong Island Hope for Warriors Run took place in Babylon this weekend, beginning with a dinner to honor those servicemen and women who have been killed in the line of duty and to show support to those who have been injured. More...

Daisys “collect their weight" in food

Kindergarten Daisy Troop 3593 of Montessori Childrens’ School, Massapequa, held a food drive at their school. The five-girl troop collected 2 and a half large boxes of food that weighed 176 lbs. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Football: Panthers fall in County Finals; Glenn Knights win it, 34-26

Last Saturday at Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium, the Babylon Panthers completed their 2010 season in their fourteenth visit to the Suffolk County Division IV final in the last fifteenyears. More...

“Busy Women” name scholarship for Long-Time Beacon Reporter

The Executive Board of the Babylon Business and Professional Women’s Association recently voted to establish a scholarship in the name of Jane Warren, a former Beacon editor and columnist, and a former president of the organization.   More...

OLOL’s new Do Now News program a success

Just this year Our Lady of Lourdes’ theatrical arts teacher, Darren St. George, created Do Now News. It is broadcast by the students of Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip. On the show the student anchors rotate monthly. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624   •Holiday Scene: Tues., Nov. 30 from 6:30-8:45 p.m. $3 fee.   •Holiday Cookies: Wed., Dec. 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 18+.   •Yoga Lates: Wed., Dec. More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Nov. 27   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581-3418. More...

send proof please thank you very Babylon Day Unit monthly meeting December 1 much

The Babylon Day Unit of Suffolk County Homemakers will host its next monthly meeting Wed., Dec. 1, 10 a.m. at the Babylon Town Hall Annex, Phelps Lane, North Babylon. More...

Music Socials taking reservations for Christmas dinner/dance to be held December 5

Musicsocials@yahoo.com, for age 35 and up, for above beginners, is seeking musicians in folk, classical, swing, jazz, Dixieland and country dancers. The group is taking reservations for a Christmas dinner/dance to be held, Sun. Dec. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF BABYLON   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon will hold a Public Hearing at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, New York, on the 8th day of December 2010 at 3:3 More...

Lindenhurst School Board votes to close Bower Elementary School

DECISION, THOUGH NOT UNEXPECTED, BRINGS TEARS

Posted, Thurs., Dec. 2- Bower Elementary School will be closing after this school year. Tears flowed from Bower parents after the Lindenhurst School Board voted 7-0 late last night to close the elementary school located on Montauk Highway. More...

Babylon Village becomes first in county to offer WiFi

Posted Tues., Nov. 30 By Lena Pennino Picture this: a business woman checks her blackberry while lunching at the Argyle. More...

Babylon town 9/11 Memorial gets a little help from friends

A kickboxing event held at the beach in Babylon Town raised $1,800 for the care and upkeep of the Town’s 9/11 Memorial Park. More...

Santapogue Halloween Parade

On Fri., Oct. 29, the students at Santapogue Elementary School from West Babylon School District had their annual Halloween Parade. More...

Decision to close Bower to be made at Lindy school meeting set for December 1st

The Lindenhurst School District is on the verge of officially closing Bower Elementary School. There will be a public hearing at Lindenhurst High School on Wed. Dec. 1, at 8 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

West Babylon Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

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Councilman Flotteron attends West Islip Cancer Coalition event

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron recently attended the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition’s 16th Annual Henry Gates Clam Shucking Contest. More...

Good Samaritan Nursing home appoints Justin Szypot as assistant administrator

Good Samaritan Nursing Home announced the appointment of Justin Szypot, as the assistant administrator. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Had a funny phone call from one of my readers last week. The woman called to tell me she had ready my long and boring story about the chimney/furnace scam. Although it was long and boring, she assured me, she had read the story to the end. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Lose your pets in the greatest city in the world? Furgettabout’em! The economic crisis has hit everyone, but now because of depleted revenue, more lost pets in NYC will be paying with their lives. More...

Obituaries

Linda Ferrari, North Babylon resident, salon owner

North Babylon resident Linda E. Ferrari lived her life caring for others. Described as loving and fun, the mother of five, grandmother and wife helped run a salon and her husband’s musical career as well as caring for her home. She died Nov. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Begin this holiday season with the right spirit

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt formally established Thanksgiving as the last day in November and Congress followed up two years later by making it a legal holiday, Americans have marked the day as a way of not only giving thanks but also of set More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Distracted driving is dangerous driving

Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

As we all know, distracted driving has become a very serious problem for our state and our country. In New York State at least one out of five motor vehicle crashes has distracted driving listed as a contributing factor. More...













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