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It was a full day of events in Babylon Village yesterday

Historical Society & Conklin House celebrate

Posted Mon., Oct. 17, 2011 The Babylon Village Historical Society held a celebrating commemorating its 100th anniversary on Sun., Oct. 23. Residents, Historical Society members and public officials attended the event. More...

WBSD holds first school board meeting at renovated South Bay School

The West Babylon School Board held its first meeting day of the new school year in the newly restored South Bay Elementary School building. More...

In the News!

Our Lady of Lourdes writing class

The third grade students in Laura Pylyp’s Writing Workshop class at Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip have kicked off the year by learning how to become excellent writers. More...

North Babylon students donate supplies

The students at Robert Moses Middle School organized a one-day Stuff-a-Bus program for school supplies. More...

WB man sentenced as getaway driver in bank and drug store hold ups

A West Babylon man, who was convicted of being the getaway driver in two pharmacy robberies and a bank holdup, was sentenced in Suffolk County court to eight years in prison and five years post release supervision on Friday, Oct. 7.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

NB Girls Soccer begins season

The North Babylon Girls’ Soccer team opened its season Sept.12 against Lindenhurst in Phelps Lane Park. The Bulldogs are working for a return to the playoffs for the seventh straight season. More...

St. John the Baptist High School 45th anniversary honoring Walter D. Lace November 10

St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School (SJB) is celebrating its 45th anniversary and will honor Walter D. Lace for his 44 years of service to the school. The event will be held Thurs., Nov. 10, 7 to 11 p.m. at Villa Lombardi’s, Holbrook. More...

West Babylon students compete in Albany

West Babylon High School students -- who are enrolled in Russian language courses - competed in the Russian Olympiads in Albany, New York. More...

Library

Bay Shore Public Library holds International Kids in Kitchen bake-off

On July 21, the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library presented its program International Kids in the Kitchen Bake-Off and welcomed celebrity judge master baker David Dombroff of Rolling Pin Bakery by the Bay in Bay Shore. More...

At the Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •TAI CHI: Mondays, Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28, 11 a.m. – 12 noon. A non-refundable fee of $15 due at registration which is underway.  More...

Obituaries

Ann “Pinky” Rohl, resident of Babylon’s Gilgo Beach

Longtime Gilgo Beach resident and mother Ann “Pinky” Rohl died Sept. 12, 2011 at her home surrounded by her family. She was 85 and had dedicated her life to caring for her family and home.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK ONEWEST BANK, FSB AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC BANK, FSB Plaintiff -Against- ENID E. MILLER A/K/A ENID MILLER, ET. AL. More...

Breaking News - 10/24/2011 3:45 PM

West Islip youth seriously injured after being struck by car

Posted Mon., Oct. 17, 2011 More...

Lindenhurst Village looking to stay within 2 percent tax cap for next year

Posted Tues., Oct. 25, 2011 Village Administrator Shawn Cullinane advised the Village Board last week that the Village will not be getting as much State Aid as expected. More...

Things to do this weekend

•Ghost Stories at Fire Island Lighthouse: Sat. Oct. 29, 7 p.m. on lighthouse terrace. Tours available from 4 to 6 p.m. For info., call 631-661-4876. More...

Babylon Town passes veterans job protection bill

Elected officials in the town called into service are assured their jobs under new measure

Posted Fri., Oct. 21- By Carolyn James The Babylon Town Board unanimously approved a resolution yesterday that legally authorizes the Town to hold open the position of any elected official called up to active duty. More...

Babylon Football:

Homecoming! Panthers pound Port Jeff, 40-0

It was Homecoming Weekend in Babylon, and the high school gave a beautiful performance last Saturday afternoon. The weather was great. Babylon pride was there. The parade beamed. The Homecoming Court rode the open cars. More...

Lindenhurst School officials outline challenges facing all school districts in New York State

The 2011-12 school year has barely begun, yet Lindenhurst School District officials are already predicting that next year’s school budget may be very difficult. More...

West Islip holds Homecoming; Lions roar

On Saturday, Oct. 1, West Islip celebrated Homecoming with a victory. The Lions played Bay Shore and won by a score of 33 to 16.   More...

 

People/Social

Good Samaritan Hospital women’s social breakfast Oct. 25

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center invites you to a women’s social breakfast, Tues., Oct. 25, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Good Samaritan’s Women’s Imaging Center, 735 Montauk Hwy., West Islip.  More...

All State honors for North Babylon player

Toting his euphonium, North Babylon student Brian Manzo will perform in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) All-State Conference this December. More...

Retired police officer brings message of tolerance to Deer Park students

Bold signs that read “ Diversity, Respect and Dignity” lined the gymnasium of the Robert Frost Middle School in Deer Park. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

This column is in the style of the previews you are forced to watch at the movie theater. However, I won’t blast the sound or scare you out of your wits. Four Last Hope Animal Rescue events are approaching in quick succession. More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon Village Historical Society centennial Oct. 23

The Village of Babylon Historical and Preservation Society is celebrating its 100th anniversary of the museum building on Sun., Oct. 23, 2 p.m.  The museum served as Babylon’s first public library. More...

Sen. Johnson receives certificate of appreciation for Babylons Robert Moses Beach Cleanup

N.Y.S. Sen. Owen H. Johnson was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation marking the 25th Anniversary of Beach Cleanup on Sept. 17, at Robert Moses State Park.  More...

Babylon’s Conklin House Halloween Festivities Oct. 23

On Sunday, Oct. 23rd, the Conklin House, located at 281 Deer Park Avenue in the Village of Babylon, will be hosting a Halloween event with lots of fun activities for all age groups.  More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Name it, and it’s an affliction

I read a column in the New York Post that asked readers to submit really dumb ideas about how to reduce the deficit. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Legislature should adopt my tough balanced budget; it brings recurring savings

GUEST OPINION

Over the past eight years, I have made the tough decisions effectuating over one hundred million dollars in recurring savings that helped bring about eight consecutive years without a general fund tax increase.  More...













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