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Treasurer Carpenter attends Vanderbilt Planetarium reopening

Treasurer Angie Carpenter attended the reopening of the Vanderbilt Planetarium. It is a 4 million dollar, state-of-the-art planetarium and audiences will be able to see the NASA imagery and the new programs available. More...

BACCA to award theater students for outstanding performance May 17

Each year the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) awards students in the Town of Babylon for outstanding performances in their high school theatre productions. More...

Sagtikos Manor hosting 50th anniversary and gala May 19

Sagtikos Manor Historical Society will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a gala, Sun., May 19, 2 to 5 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer and music. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

The Animal Medical Center (better known as “The AMC”) located on East 62nd Street in NYC is a non-profit veterinary institution that has been a national leader in animal care, education and research for over a century. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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

Obituaries

Grace R. Farrington, Babylon resident, Babylon H.S. graduate and owner of The Shop at Oak Beach

Grace R. Farrington, 95, the last of the “Reynolds Clan” of Oakley Place, West Islip, died Fri., April 19, 2013 in southern New Jersey. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

NYS Ed Department has to step up and become a partner in public education, not a dictator

A report by the New York State School Board’s Association shows that 97 percent of the schools in New York State drew on reserves to balance their budgets and stay within the New York State cap on the tax levy. More...

Flag at Westfield Mall should be flying

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State data shows that schools that stay within tax cap draw heavily on reserves

Ninety-six percent of school districts are proposing tax levy increases at or below their tax levy limits in their upcoming budgets, according to an analysis of property tax report card data by the New York State School Boards Association.  Over More...

 

Election

In Copiague one incumbent unopposed, another faces challenge

Two incumbent Copiague School Board members, Everett Newman II and Doris Fischer, are seeking reelection Tues., May 21. More...

Two incumbents face challenge in F'dale School Board race

In Farmingdale, three candidates are running for two seats on the school board and voters will be able make their choices on Tues., May 21 during the annual budget vote and trustee elections.  Two incumbents, Tina Diamond and Russ Catanzaro, are More...

Local School Budget Votes & Trustee Elections

On Tues., May 21, voters will head to the polls to vote on their annual school budget and to elect School Board Trustees. Below is information on each of the districts.

BABYLON   Babylon is proposing a budget of $47.6 million, an increase from the current budget of $46.3 million. More...

Schools/Sports

On the Sidelines

The regular season is drawing to a close, and that can only mean one thing: playoffs. More...

West Babylon student athlete signs letter of intent

The West Babylon Union Free School District senior athlete Kerrin Toner signed a letter of intent to play tennis at the collegiate level at Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey  More...

Councilman Flotteron honors West Islip High Flyers

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron recently visited with athletes and coaches from the West Islip High Flyers soccer team. More...

Events & Bulletin

Upcoming events for this weekend

Friday May 17 • 2013 BACCA Teen Theatre Awards ceremony at North Babylon H.S. 7 p.m. For information contact Susan Cohen at baccacenter@gmail.com or call 631-587-3696.   More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: MONDAY, May 20  •Babylon School Board of Education work/ study: 7:30 p.m., Babylon Jr./Sr. High School library, 50 Railroad Ave., Babylon. More...

Public safety boating course this spring and summer

The Adult and Young Boaters Public Safe Boating Course will be offered this spring and summer at two different Long Island south shore locations by the United States Power Squadron – America’s Boating Club.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

COPIAGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, NEW YORK NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION   More...













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