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Babylon News & Muse

•Three heat waves and we’re only in the middle of the summer! The pool is crowded and there’s a slight breeze off the bay that helps to some extent. Every day a little bit more gets done at the pool and people notice it. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Britain has a new prince, but Long Island has a new princess. Congratulations to Princess Gabby Cohen CGC. This Pit’s American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen title is official. More...

Hot Laps

Howie Brode of East Islip did all he could to honor Richie Evans, Tom Baldwin and Char2013 at Riverhead Raceway.  Though Bode started on the Pole, he didn’t gain the honor by setting fast time in Time Trials. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, August 4 More...

Hospice Day Camp for grieving kids

“Most kids leave camp with a tshirt. Ours leave with a new outlook on life.” Good Shepherd Hospice and the Robert L. More...

Hibernians L.I. Feis Aug. 4

The Ancient Order of Hibernians, Divisions 8 and 9 are having their 45th Long Island Feis, Sun., Aug. 4 at Stony Brook University, Student Activities Center, Stony Brook. More...

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICE TO THE TAXPAYERS OF THE WEST BABYLON FIRE DISTRICT:   More...

Annual Soldier Ride comes to Babylon; biggest event ever

At the Lindenhurst Middle School, the anticipation mounted. Girls from Scout Troop 382 began to gather and held ice-cold water bottles. There was clapping, cheers, American flags flying and the sound of bagpipes. More...

Babylon Town passes bamboo legislation

Following in the footsteps of neighboring communities—and a public hearing—the Town of Babylon passed a law July 16 limiting the proliferation of bamboo, a plant that some at the hearing called a nuisance and a danger. More...

 

People/Social

Our Lady of Consolation hosts its 19th annual Celebration of Life reception

On Tues., June 18, Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center hosted its 19th annual Celebration of Life Reception at Timber Point Country Club in Great River. More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School experiences the Civil War

As an extension of their classroom lessons, fifth-graders at Babylon Memorial Grade School had the chance to experience the Civil War in a tangible way when members of the 14th Brooklyn Company E visited to conduct a living history encampment program More...

Veteran Mickey Knox of West Islip honored for her patriotism

Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt recently honored Mickey Knox, of West Islip, for his patriotic efforts to salute our country. 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

Vincent “Jim” Boccio, Lindenhurst resident, WWII veteran

Vincent (Jim) Boccio, a World War II veteran and a 60-year resident of Lindenhurst, died June 30, 2013.  “He was a very proud World War II U.S. Marine veteran,” said his wife of 64 years Anna. More...

Opinion

School boards should be given ability to respond to critical issues of safety when it comes to buses

EDITORIAL

Floating around, waiting for a sponsor in the Assembly, is a measure that would give school boards in New York State some flexibility when it comes to providing busing to students. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

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Drivers beware: new anti-texting measure is now the law in NYS

Dear Editor:  More...













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