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Breaking News - 4/3/2012 3:34 PM

Babylon Village holds budget hearing

Board to vote on new spending plan next week

A public hearing on an $8.58 million budget for the coming year was held in Babylon Village tonight, with little comment or questions from residents. More...

Waived summer fees help Purple Heart recipients and military families hit the waves

Recipients of the Purple Heart and their immediate families will not have to pay the annual fees for access to the Town’s beaches and pools, following passage of an exemption by the Town of Babylon on March 6.  More...

Babylon Village to hold budget hearing April 2

Babylon Village will hold a public hearing Mon. April 2, on the proposed 2012-13 Village budget. The hearing begins at 7 p.m., Village Hall.  More...

Children evacuated from Tutor Time in West Islip as WIFD battles blaze; no injuries

A fire erupted on the roof of a building in West Islip Monday morning right next door to Tutor Time, a child care facility at 181 Sunrise Highway. More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst Alleghany Avenue Elementary School holds workshop

Alleghany Avenue Elementary School’s fifth-grade female students participated in a workshop entitled “Friendship Matters” as part of the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and bully prevention efforts that the school is continuing to a More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

Like a mini-Marilyn Monroe, our Michaela, a mysterious matted Afghan Hound, was a candle in the wind, a fragile beauty who won the adoration of people throughout the world but whose tortured life ended too soon. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Wills & Estates: Wed., April 11, 7-8 p.m.  Judge John M. Czygier Jr. of Suffolk County Surrogate’s Court will give an informative lecture. Registration underway.  More...

Obituaries

Frank Martino Ed. D., educator at BJSHS, artist and volunteer

Frank Martino, Ed.D., a resident of Babylon since 1969 and a longtime member of the Babylon Beautification Society, died March 6, 2012. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF WESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES ANNUAL MEETING (SECOND SUPERVISORY DISTRICT) Please take notice that the BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES OF THE SECOND SUPERVISORY DISTRICT OF SUFFOLK COUNTY (Western Suffolk BOCES) will h More...

Breaking News - 4/4/2012 10:05 AM

Local library budgets pass easily

Babylon Library vote Tues., April 17th

West Islip residents approved the 2012-2013 Library Budget in a vote held at the Library on Tues., April 3. More...

Breaking News - 4/4/2012 8:48 AM

Woman struck and killed in West Babylon

Police seeking witnesses

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a female pedestrian in West Babylon early this morning. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Fri., March 30, 2012 •The Sound of Music, Amityville Memorial High School Drama Club, 250 Merrick Rd., Amityville, 7:30 p.m. Also Sat., March 31, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 1, 3 p.m. More...

Bellone hosts Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone hosted Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer at a meeting of the Suffolk County Supervisors’ held at the H. Lee Dennison Building on Monday. More...

Local libraries set to hold budget votes and trustee elections

Babylon  A proposed Babylon Library budget is expected to increase the tax levy, that portion of the general operating budget paid for by real estate taxes, from $1,827,271 to $1,882,500. That represents a 1.89 percent increase.  More...

 

People/Social

Babylon’s John Pinna promoted to executive VP

Babylon resident John Pinna has been promoted to executive vice president of Empire National Bank, a full-service community bank headquartered in Islandia. Prior to this appointment, he held the title of senior vice president. More...

Jessica Moreno recognized nationally for volunteer service

A student from West Islip’s St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School, Jessica Moreno from Lindenhurst, was recently a Prudential Spirit of Community honoree. More...

Treasurer Carpenter attends grand opening of Good Samaritan Hospital Department of Radiology

S.C. Treasurer Angie Carpenter was among the many dignitaries who attended the grand opening of the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, Department of Radiology. More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon Homemakers meeting April 4

The Babylon Day Unit of Suffolk Homemakers will hold its monthly meeting Wed., April 4, 10 a.m. at Babylon Town Hall Annex, Phelps Lane, North Babylon in the cafeteria.   More...

Babylon High School now accepting applications for preschool

Babylon High School’s preschool program is currently accepting applications for four-year-old children.  More...

TOB Supv. Schaffer and Councilman Martinez announce Dog Obediance classes registration beginning April 2

Supv. Rich Schaffer and Councilman Antonio Martinez, chairman, Parks and Recreation Department, announce that the Dog Obedience class will be held for the summer and fall. More...

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GUEST EDITORIAL

North Shore emergency proposal moving forward for our area

Massapequa Park Village announced this week that the Village is moving forward in partnership with North Shore/LIJ Health System to bring a free-standing emergency care facility to our area, service that is vitally needed in our surrounding communiti More...

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