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Babylon Town to hold budget hearing tonight

The Town of Babylon is presenting its annual budget at a public hearing Thurs., Nov. 7. The proposed budget holds the line on spending and calls for a 2.8 percent tax-rate increase, primarily "to meet the obligations from Sandy and mandates."  More...

F'armingdale Schools look to raise lunch prices; meeting set on Common Core Standards

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, and that is apparent in the Farmingdale School District where officials announced last month that the school’s lunch program is facing a deficit. More...

Babylon School District bond vote set for December 10

A $26.6 million bond referendum has been proposed by the Babylon School District to fund a variety of upgrades to roofs, heating and ventilation systems, and electrical systems at the district’s three schools and to fund improvements to art and More...

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Babylon News & Muse

•Something happens later this month that will not happen again for 70,000 years: Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah fall on the same day! That should create a challenging menu!  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

We are going to celebrate two Last Hope Animal Rescue cat teams this week- one is a caring medical team that helped many feral cats; the other is an adorable feline football team that will be featured on TV during Super Bowl Sunday. 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

Stephen Allen White, honored U.S. veteran

Stephen Allen White, 54, was laid to rest, Oct, 31, 2013. Veteran Honor Guards, as well as members of the Dignity Memorial® Homeless Veterans Burial Program Committee, gathered at the Claude R. More...

Opinion

Winners for simply taking on the challenge

As we write this editorial, Election Day is less than 24 hours away, and the outcome somewhere in the future.  More...

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A judgment on intelligence

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Despite everything you’ve gleaned from spy novels and movies, the most important raw material for a successful intelligence service isn’t information; it’s judgment. More...

Panthers finish regular season undefeated

The Babylon Panthers finished their regular season undefeated atop Suffolk’s Division IV as they beat the East Hampton Bonackers 49-7 at East Hampton last Saturday afternoon. More...

BHS presenting Footloose

Babylon High School’s Leo Club, a part of Lions Club International, will host its annual dinner and theater event, Thurs., Nov. 14, 3:45 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. More...

Conklin House hosts Apple & Arts event and pie contest

Following four days of preparation, the annual Apples and Art Festival in Babylon Village kicked off with an art reception at the Conklin House on Fri. Oct. More...

Veterans Day Parade & Services

•The Babylon American Legion is hosting the annual Veterans Day Parade Mon., Nov. 11. Marchers gather on Foster Boulevard at 9:30 a.m. and step off is at 10 a.m. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, November 8   More...

 

People/Social

BACCA honors Martinez

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts held its annual Harvest Moon Gala presenting the Sen. Owen H. Johnson with the Lifetime Arts Achievement Award to Babylon Town Councilman Antonio A. Martinez. The event was held Oct. More...

Babylon resident Peter Masotto to be inducted into the Region 1 Hall of Fame

The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) announced that its former president, Peter Masotto, will be inducted into the Region 1 Hall of Fame in Portland, Maine.  More...

Chief George Hesse commended for 20 years of service

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) presented Ocean Beach Chief of Police George B. Hesse a proclamation for his 20 years of service on the police force.  Hesse was first sworn in as an Ocean Beach police officer in December of 1992. 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, November 10 More...

Good Samaritan free bereavement seminar

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, in conjunction with Good Shepherd Hospice, will host Bridge to Hope: Coping with the Holidays for Adults — a free educational seminar offering strategies to cope with the loss of a loved one at Thanksgivi More...

Flag retirement ceremony Nov. 16

Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon invite all to the Town’s Veterans Advisory Committee to honor the American flag and learn the proper method to dispose of old flags with respect from veterans who served proudly. More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC.; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...













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