March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst Village looks to limit growth of bamboo

The Village of Lindenhurst held a public hearing Tues., March 5 to consider a local law limiting the proliferation of bamboo.  More...

Daylight Saving Time

Spring Ahead Push clocks forward one hour 2 a.m. Sunday More...

West Babylon Main Street reaching out to bring community together

It may not be a brick-and-mortar main street, but West Babylon Main Street is providing a major thoroughfare for the community. More...

Assemblyman Saladino congratulates Babylon Webelo Scouts

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino con- gratulated Babylon’s Webelo Scouts at Cub Scout Pack 99’s Arrow of Light Ceremony. More...

West Islip swim team recognized at gala event

The West Islip High School varsity girls swim team was recognized with the Nassau/Suffolk Women’s Swim Association Sportsmanship Award at a gala event on Jan. 15 at the Water Mill Inn.   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Annual Youth Sharpshooter basketball contest a success

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron attended along with Supervisor Tom Croci and Councilman Anthony Senft at Competition. Swish! The annual Town Youth Sharpshooter basketball contest was a success. More...

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Elizabeth Spiller, of Babylon, and Jean Etersque, of Deer Park, were named to the honor’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey.  More...

Library

At your library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Free Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Mercy Inn Soup Kitchen reopening March 16

The Mercy Inn Soup Kitchen will have its reopening, Sat., March 16, 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Brumidi Vegas Night March 15

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Friday Night Vegas on March 15. The doors open at 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For information, call 631-586-3928.   More...

Last Hope photos with the Easter Bunny March 17

Family and pet photos with the Easter Bunny will be done at Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation, 3300 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh in the parking lot, Sun., March 17, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Islip will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY on the following applications More...

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF BABYLON PUBLIC LIBRARY, BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWN OF BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK BABYLON, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a pu More...

Breaking News - 3/8/2013 5:16 PM

Babylon Vamps fight house fire - Free Access

Cold temperatures and floods make job difficult

By Carolyn JamesBabylon Village firefighters rushed to the scene of a fire that broke out at a vacant home at Kittiwake Lane Thursday, March 7. The call went out at approximately 3:50 a.m. More...

Babylon Schools considering bond vote for infrastructure improvements

As the Babylon School District moves into the planning phases for the 2013- 2014 school year, the board and central administrative staff are gearing up for a challenging budget process and preparing for a possible bond vote to implement improvements More...

Scouts visit the Beacon

IN THE NEWS

On Tues., Feb. 19, the Cub Scouts of Bear Den 2, Pack 279, West Islip, visited the office of the Babylon Beacon, Massapequa Post and Amityville Record newspapers. More...

OLL School celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Our Lady of Lourdes School, as part of their National Catholic Schools Week, held a teachers versus eighth grade volleyball game. More...

Babylon Rotary Foundation awarded $5,000 grant

The Allstate Foundation and local Allstate Agency Owner John Auer announced recently that the Babylon Rotary Foundation has been awarded a $5,000 grant as part of an effort to rebuild and recover from Sandy. More...

West Islip HS DECA participates in Suffolk County Regional Competition

On Jan. 9, 40 students from the West Islip High School Distributive Education Club (DECA) participated in the Suffolk County Regional Competition held at Suffolk County Community College in Selden. More...

 

People/Social

Rep. King meets with Belmont Civic Association

Rep. Pete King (R-Seaford) recently met with members of the Belmont Civic Association of North Babylon to discuss various topics of interest relevant to the community. Executive Board members pictured are Alice T. More...

Spring Go-Green Clean-Up event to be held May 4

West Babylon Main Street Organization will hold its first annual Spring Go-Green Clean-Up, Sat., May 4, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. meeting at Van Bourgondien Park, Albin Avenue, West Babylon. The rain date is Sat., May 11. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•I had a lovely time Saturday night at the St. Patrick’s Day dinner dance sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. More...

Pets pets pets

“When blackness was a virtue and the road was full of mud… “Come in,” she said, “I’ll give you shelter from the storm.” Lyrics by Bob Dylan Four months ago, Nassau County offered “shelter from the stor More...

Obituaries

Mary Catherine Keyes, Babylon resident, former West Babylon School teacher

When Mary Keyes’ children were grown and had children of their own, she made sure that she shared her love of reading with her grandchildren. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

Full Story

EDITORIAL

Enacting term limits is a responsibility of citizens at the voting booth

Statistics show that approximately 70 percent of those Americans eligible to vote are registered, but the number of those who actually get to the polls in each election is less than half of that.  More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

To Kevin Eastwood: You gotta believe!

Dear Editor:  Although the Drawing Conclusions cartoon in the Feb. 27 issue was cute and funny, we Met fans shouldn’t concede anything with regard to how we are going to do this year.  More...













Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool