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"Perfect" West Babylon students

Congratulations to the students of Forest Avenue Elementary School in West Babylon who finished the school year with a perfect attendance record. More...

Mosaic of St. Rose of Lima gets permanent home after narrowly escaping demolition

Amidst the brick and mortar and rubble of an abandoned convent in Brooklyn or Manhattan (the exact location has already been lost to history) that was undergoing demolition, a mosaic stood out. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon students help remember genocide survivors through art

Local students took part in the Babylon chapter of the National Art Honor Society recently, creating bones made from plaster, which will be used as part of the “One Million Bones” art installation in Washington, D.C. More...

Babylon Grade School students learn yoga

Students form Babylon Memorial Grade School received a yoga lesson from Diana Leone, a well-respected children’s yoga professional who has more than 12 years of experience in the field. More...

Eagle Scout Robert Tyler Evans gives school paint job

Deputy Presiding Officer Wayne R. Horsley recently presented Eagle Scout Robert Tyler Evans of Troop #1 Babylon, with a proclamation as he received his prestigious Eagle Scout Award.  More...

Library

At Your Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •AARP Defensive Driving Course: Thurs., Aug. 30, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. A non-refundable fee of $19 is due at registration. (There is a $2 reduction with an AARP Membership Card). More...

Bay Shore’s Brook Avenue library receives grant

The Brook Avenue School Library, Bay Shore, is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Fund. More...

Obituaries

Hazel E. Grefig, beloved homemaker, taught knitting in West Islip library

Hazel E. Grefig, a longtime resident of Massapequa Park, died July 26, 2012, following a lengthy illness. She was 77 years old.  Mrs. Grefig was born in Queens to Charles and Myrtle (Gross) Truhn. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Laws restricting where sexual offenders can live must be enforceable

Whenever something happens that shocks the human sense of decency, or shatters our abiding sense of security, it is natural to look at that incident, ask how and why it happened and then consider the ways in which to ensure it doesn’t happen ag More...

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Karen Petz named this year's Nathaniel Conklin House honoree

Award recognizes residents for outstanding community service

When Karen Petz and her husband Stephen moved to Babylon Village four decades ago, they fell in love with the community. More...

Police arrest registered sex offender in West Babylon incident

Suffolk County Police arrested a registered sex offender for endangering the welfare of a child after he kissed two girls at a party in West Babylon last month.  Police gave this account:  More...

 

People/Social

Helen Bagnato of North Babylon is welcomed to State Capital

N.Y.S. Sen. Owen H. Johnson joined Assemblyman Phil Boyle in welcoming Helen Bagnato, of North Babylon, to the State Capitol recently.  More...

James Williamson of West Islip passes state engineering exam

James J. Williamson III, a resident of West Islip passed the New York State Mechanical PE Exam with a concentration in HAVAC and Refrigeration and is now a licensed professional engineer in the State of New York.  More...

Eagle Scout Nicholas Sardelli creates memorial garden

The prestigious Eagle Scout award was recently presented to Nicholas Sardelli of Troop 1 in Babylon. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Happy 92nd birthday to Mary Grover, who celebrated the event with her husband, Jim, and family, last week! Many happy returns, Mary!  More...

Pets Pets Pets

Different day; different dog. Oh, if rescue work could be so simple! Then, each dog could be re-homed within a day or so. Unfortunately, this tempo is too upbeat because each case can be complex, and various situations overlap.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Annual Country Fair in Babylon coming Sept. 9th

The annual Country Fair, which will be held Sun., Sept. More...

Babylon Village Farmer’s Market to be closed for Country Fair

The Babylon Village Farmer’s Market will be closed on fair day, Sun., Sept. 9. It will re-open on Sun., Sept. 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the commuter parking lot, off N. More...

Classic Car Show and Swap Meet set for Sept. 9th

The 24th Annual Copiague Kiwanis Town of Babylon Classic Car Show and Swap Meet will be held Sun., Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tanner Park, Wilson Avenue, south of Montauk Highway. The rain date is Sun., Sept. 23. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting of thereof held on the 14th day of August 2012 duly adopted&n More...













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