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Breaking News - 12/13/2013 11:59 AM

Police seek information in fatal MVA, Lindenhurst - Free Access

Fri., Dec. 13: Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian last night. More...

Local retailers report great response to Shop Small Saturday

Local shopkeepers in Babylon Village reported a great response to Shop Small Saturday, which was held Sat. Nov. 30. Store owners had special sales and giveaways, food and coffee for those who wanted to shop locally this holiday season.  More...

LI'er and host of Fox & Friends Brian Kilmeade authors new book on Washington's LI spies

When General George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. More...

Fire at Jon Thomas Inne restaurant in Bay Shore under investigation

Third Precinct officers rescued four people from a burning building in Brightwaters Thursday morning, Dec. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Football: Panthers take another Rutgers complete super season

The Babylon Panthers repeated as the Rutgers trophy winner after a second 12-0 finish. The Panthers completed the season as the only undefeated team in Suffolk County and one of two on Long Island (Nassau County’s Carey, 12-0). More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I was so saddened to read the news. Paul Moran, Newsday’s horse racing columnist from 1985 to 2007, died last month at age 66. A recipient of numerous press awards, Mr. 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...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, December 15 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, December 16 More...

T.O.B. Museum presents holiday model train display

The Town of Babylon History Museum will present its annual holiday model train display on Saturdays, Dec. 14, 21 and Jan. 4 and 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Deer Park Community Center Chinese auction December 13

The Deer Park Community Center, 41 Homer Ave., Deer Park, is holding a Chinese auction, Fri., Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. The doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. There will be all new merchandise and a 50/50 raffle. More...

Opinion

Drivers need safer passage from George Street to Deer Park Avenue

EDITORIAL

Anyone trying to make a left-hand turn on to Deer Park Avenue from George Street knows that a safe entrance into that roadway is difficult. More...

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Best way to honor our veterans is to offer them opportunities

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

America is home to 21.2 million veterans -- men and women who were willing to risk their lives for our country.  More...

Breaking News - 12/16/2013 5:07 PM

Bellone taps Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino for LIRPC - Free Access

Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino has been tapped for a seat on the Long Island Regional Planning Council (LIRPC). He was selected by Suffolk County Exec. Steve Bellone. More...

Breaking News - 12/16/2013 1:52 PM

"Sweetheart Scammer" who bilked NB man to be arraigned today - Free Access

A woman believed to be a member of a “Travelers” group based in Maryland will be arraigned today in Central Islip on criminal charges alleging she stole approximately $500,000 from an elderly North Babylon resident, Suffolk County District Attorney T More...

Frederick Shores Beach Club, neighbor reach legal accord

After winning a major legal victory last year, the Frederick Shores Beach Club entered into a negotiated settlement with a neighbor who the club members said had brought numerous and malicious lawsuits against them over two decades.  More...

Lindenhurst Village adopts Hurricane Sandy Relief Act

The Village of Lindenhurst Board of Trustees recently adopted a new local law that will allow property owners who sustained damages due to last year's Hurricane Sandy to receive property tax relief.  "We are trying to be fair to all of our resid More...

Correction:

A story in the Nov. 28 edition misidentified the North Babylon Civic organization that raised concerns about abandoned homes in its community. It is the Parkdale Civic Association. We apologize for the error.   More...

CSD outlines some aspects of Common Core curriculum

While the subject of Common Core curriculum is still undergoing discussion, debate and criticism in schools throughout New York State, Copiague School District Associate Superintendent Dr. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, December 13 •Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce Old Fashioned Christmas from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Deer Park Avenue between James Street and Main Street. More...

 

People/Social

2013 Boy’s and Girls’ State participants recognized by S.C. Treasurer Carpenter

S.C. Treasurer Carpenter was delighted to help recognize the members of the 2013 Boys’ and Girls’ State 2013 participants. These young men and women were sponsored by the American Legion Post and the Ladies Auxiliary of Post No. More...

Marina Skea inducted into Hall of Achievement

Marina (Tsakis) Skea has been inducted into the Copiague Public Schools Hall of Achievement. More...

After 20 years in Catholic Health Services, Alan Guerci named president

Catholic Health Services (CHS) has named Alan D. Guerci, MD, president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 1. He is currently executive vice president for CHS and president and CEO of CHS’s St. More...

Obituaries

Betty June Siegel, Babylon Village resident, retired Bay Shore guidance counselor

Betty June Siegel, a longtime resident of Babylon Village who was active in many organizations in the community, died Wed., Nov. 13, 2013 at the Bellingham Retirement Community in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She was 86 years old.  More...

Sister Janet A. Fitzgerald, OP, Sisters of St. Dominic Church

Sister Janet Fitzgerald, OP, of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, died Sun, Dec. l, 2013. She was 78 years of age and had dedicated 60 years to religious life. Janet Anne Fitzgerald was baptized in St. More...

Memorial Mass to pay respect to the unborn

Nassau Knights for Life Inc. will hold its annual Lady of Guadalupe Memorial Mass, Thurs., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 110 Merritts Rd., Farmingdale. The Mass will be celebrated by Rev. More...

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Public Notices -

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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 thereof held on the 3rd day of December 2013 duly More...













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