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Breaking News - 2/21/2012 11:43 AM

Knife-wielding man threatens TV crew at Plessers, Babylon

POLICE MAKE ARREST

POSTED MON., FEB. 20, 2011:\A man wielding a knife, threatened several people at Plesser’s Appliance Store in Babylon on Saturday and attempted to flee police before being arrested at Jacqueline’s Patisserie. More...

WB man charged with stealing bronze from cemetery

Posted Mon., Feb. 20: Suffolk County Police have arrested a West Babylon man for possession of 22 bronze cemetery vases that were stolen from Pinelawn Memorial Park in Farmingdale during the past several months. More...

Former Deer Park School Board prez spars with board and sup't over school closing plan

A district proposal to lease out the Lincoln Avenue School and relocate students to other buildings to save money became the subject of debate, sometimes heated, at the Deer Park Board of Education meeting Tues., Jan. 24. More...

New Babylon Library director takes over this week; Debbie Young-Szala tapped for trustee

The Babylon Village Library Board has appointed the former Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library director Neely McCahey, as Babylon’s new director effective Feb. 13. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park first graders at JQA Elementary create edible art for winter wonderland

First-grade students at John Quincy Adams Elementary School in Deer Park collaborated to create edible art during this festive time of the year. The cafeteria served as the school’s winter wonderland, with tables filled with sweet treats.  More...

Scholars in the News

•The following local resident received bachelor’s degrees at the December 2011 commencement of the State College of New York at Oneonta: Anthony Castellano and Lindsay Fudim of Babylon, Mariaclara Golfo of West Babylon, Dana Licata More...

West Islip H.S. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony May 12

The West Islip High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is sponsoring its seventh Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held on Sat., May 12. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •TAI-CHI: Mondays, Feb. 27, March 5, 12, 19, 11-12 noon. $15 non-refundable fee due at registration, which is underway.  More...

Obituaries

Franklin L. Faber, West Islip resident, served in U.S. Army

When Patricia Faber-Albinski got her first grade as a college student it was a B+ and she was thinking of leaving school. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Let’s greet spring with clean sidewalks and clear streets

The crocus are showing their faces, though a bit early, and the promise of spring is in the air. It’s not been a bad winter and we escaped the usual sleet, snow and ice, with unseasonably warm temperatures and beautiful, clear skies.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Helping our neighbors

A family in North Babylon endured a massive fire in their home recently and while they escaped with their lives, they lost all of their personal belongings. They are currently trying to rebuild their lives following this disaster.  More...

Breaking News - 2/24/2012 2:27 PM

Mayor and Mrs. Ralph Scordino welcome twin granddaughters

Congratulations to Hon. Mayor Ralph and Mrs.(Linda) Scordino on the birth of their granddaughters, Ava Marie and Olivia Grace who were born Wed. Feb. 22, 2012. Ava weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and Olivia weighed 4 pounds, 5 ounces. More...

Breaking News - 2/21/2012 12:31 PM

Car overturn on Sunrise Highway

Injuries reported

Posted Tues., Feb. 21. 2012- Just after midnight this morning, three people were injured in a single car accident on the westbound lane Sunrise Highway near Bethpage Road in Copiague. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, Feb. 24 •Long Island Banjo Society meets, 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission.; listen, sing and dance to banjo music. For information, call 516-889-2184. More...

Home Depot commended for "saving" and "doing" for Babylon

The employees at Home Depot in Copiague took the store’s slogan, “More Saving, More Doing,” to heart. More...

In the News!

Rotary helps bring the gift of life

Babylon Rotary President Chris Cunningham, left, is shown with 5-year-old Shantia Stephenson of Kingston, Jamaica, and her mother Teneisha McLennon and Rotarian Bill France. More...

Injuries reported in Lindenhurst car accident

On Sun. Feb. 5, three people were injured in a two-car accident that occurred at 10:20 p.m., in Lindenhurst. More...

 

People/Social

Wayne R. Horsley congratulates Eagle Scout Joseph Liguori

Deputy Presiding Officer Wayne R. Horsley recently presented Eagle Scout Joseph J. Liguori of West Babylon with a proclamation as he received his prestigious Eagle Scout Award.  More...

Lindenhurst resident selected to serve on nationwide Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

Boris Mikhail, of Lindenhurst is one of Four New York State residents who were recently selected by the Treasury Department to serve on the nationwide Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP). More...

Wyandanch - Wheatley Heights Ambulance Corp. holds annual dinner dance awards

On Jan. 20, the Wyandanch-Wheatley Heights Ambulance Corp. 30th annual dinner dance awards were held.   More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

In a booming Sinatra voice: “Start spreading the news.” Jin Jin won! Let me repeat. Jin Jin won the New Yorkie Runway Show last Friday night.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Leg. Stern urges seniors to file for tax savings

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, Chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, is urging those 65 and older with a limited income in the Town of Huntington and Town of Babylon to file for New York State’s property More...

Great South Bay Audubon Society meet Feb. 16

The Great South Bay Audubon Society will meet, Thur., Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The program will be The Wildlife Around Us presented by photographer Laura Eppig. More...

Support offered for children with changing families

There are still openings for the support group at Family Service League geared towards children coping with changing families. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know . . .

PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF BABYLON NOTICE OF TAX SALE   More...













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