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COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

FRIDAY, JUNE 8 •Long Island Banjo meeting, 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. Listen and sign and dance to banjo music. For info., call 516-889-2184. More...

Locals help Dowling to victory

Matt Lauria, Dylan Hopkins and Matt Sutherland, Babylon residents, were recently members of Dowling College's Golden Lions Men’s Lacrosse team, led by Head Coach Tim Boyle. More...

Babylon Teachers’ Association holding 37th Annual Scholastic Awards Dinner

Event being held tonight

Members of the Babylon community have been checking their mail to see whether their junior or senior high students have received invitations to the Babylon Teachers Association Scholastic Awards Dessert Buffet. More...

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Schools/Sports

Sen. Johnson honors West Islip’s Beth Delli-Pizzi as Woman of Distinction

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) recently honored Beth Delli-Pizzi of West Islip as a 2012 New York State Senate Woman of Distinction. More...

Barraga visits Westbrook Elementary School in West Islip

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) recently attended V.I.P. Day at Joanna Grimm’s first-grade class at the Westbrook Elementary School, West Islip. Students invited guests for a morning of various activities planned just for them.   More...

Deer Park School Board makes Service Award presentation; recognizes achievement, tenure

The Deer Park Board of Education presented Years of Service Awards to 10 teachers who have served 25, 30, 25 and 50 years in the school district.  "This is a night of achievement, accomplishment and recognition," said Board of Education Preside More...

Events & Bulletin

BaCCA presents Scenes from an Italian Restaurant June 14, 15 and 16

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) will present Scenes from an Italian Restaurant – original one-act comedies by various playwrights, Thurs., June 14; Fri., June 15 and Sat., June 16, 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. More...

Sagtikos Manor antiques and collectibles show June 17

An antiques and collectibles show will be held at Sagtikos Manor, Montauk Highway and Manor Lane Bay Shore, Sun., June 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. With over 30 vendors at this annual show, shop for antiques and collectible items. More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society to hold sunset and starlight cruise June 16

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has planned a sunset and starlight Lighthouse cruise fundraiser, Sat., June 16, 6 to 10 p.m. aboard the Lauren Kristy. The Lauren Kristy is a 65-foot turn-of-the-century style riverboat. More...

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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 More...

Breaking News - 6/12/2012 11:44 AM

Man shot in West Babylon

Tues., June 12- Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that injured a man in West Babylon last evening. They gave this account this morning. More...

Breaking News - 6/9/2012 1:33 PM

Doc Gooden's a hit at Ridgewood Savings Bank

Former New York Met and New York Yankee Dwight “Doc” Gooden, took the mound at the Ridgewood Savings Bank, Rte. 109,West Babylon today, meeting his fans and signing autographs. More...

BHS Wall of Fame annual dinner June 9

This year the Babylon Varsity Booster Club will be installing their selections to the “Wall of Fame” at Babylon High School on June 9, 2012. More...

Babylon Village Memorial Day Parade led by Auxiliary Grand Marshall Debbie Basile

Saying she was surprised to be asked to be this year’s Auxiliary Grand Marshall for the annual Babylon Village Memorial Day Parade, Village Trustee Debbie Basile led the patriotic event on Mon., May 28. More...

State lawmakers join with local officials in applauding $138M LIRR project for advance second track and new Republic Train Station

N.Y.S. Senators Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. More...

 

People/Social

Bay Shore School District honors seven employees for prestigious SCOPE Award

Bay Shore School District announced that seven of its employees received the prestigious Scope Award on March 26 at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

Sidewalk shopping in Babylon Village

Well, I enjoyed this year’s Sidewalk Sale as much as I’ve enjoyed any of them. I found the merchants and the shoppers to be in a generally happy mood and that always helps, as does a sunny day! More...

Pets Pets Pets

When “talking dogs, I’ve learned you can’t always trust a breed name. For instance, French Poodles aren’t French, and Great Danes aren’t Danish. Both breeds were developed in Germany. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •How to Organize and Protect Digital Photos: Tues., June 12, 7-8:30 p.m. Transfer photos to the computer in a safe and secure way.  Bay Shore/Brightwaters,  More...

Obituaries

John Irwin Gent Jr., longtime Babylon Village Sanitation employee and BHS graduate, class of ‘71

Even as he was battling cancer, John Gent continued to find the time and energy to help his sister care for her son Nicholas, who is disabled.  “That’s just the way Johnny was, so loving and giving, and so very helpful and kind,&rdqu More...

Opinion

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GUEST EDITORIAL

New FASNY ad campaign ignores longstanding relationship with newspapers

In the wake of the bombings at the Oklahoma City Federal Building or the World Trade Center, you may remember iconic photos of a firefighter cradling a baby victim or a crew raising the American flag above the twisted girders of a fallen skyscraper. More...













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