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Lindenhurst Trustee Kevin McCaffrey honored for years of service as he moves to County Legislature

The Village of Lindenhurst Board of Trustees presented outgoing Deputy Mayor Kevin McCaffrey with a plaque Dec. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, January 3   More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. seniors named Suffolk Zone winners

Babylon High School seniors Nick Santorelli and Mikaila Hartigan have been named Suffolk Zone winners by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. More...

WI varsity gymnasts qualify for championships

Four West Islip varsity gymnasts qualified for the Individual Gymnastics County Championships by finishing in the top 30 in Suffolk County. The Individual Championships were held at Babylon High School Nov. 8. More...

Babylon girls’ track team off to good start

The Babylon girls’ track team began their season with some fine performances at their meet at Suffolk Community College. The 4 by 200 meter relay team of Lyla Dale, Celina Saffioti, Alexia Silverman and Ashley Lucas won their heat. 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, January 5 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, January 6 More...

MANA annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration January 18

MANA (Ministerial Alliance of North Amityville and Vicinity) will hold its annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Sat., Jan. 18, at 10 a.m., at the Main Catch, 1095 Jericho Tpke., Commack. More...

North Babylon and American Red Cross blood drive at Spangle Drive Senior Center January 3

Residents of North Babylon and the American Red Cross are joining together for a “Communities That Care” blood drive on Fri., Jan. 3, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Spangle Drive Senior Center at 483 Spangle Drive in North Babylon.  More...

Opinion

State Ed must look at tenure regs if it is serious about educational excellence

An article that appeared in the Dec. 25 edition outlined the four-year saga of the Amityville School District, which sought to legally fire a tenured principal it charged with numerous incidents of professional wrongdoing.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

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Political correctness is eroding our rights under the Constitution

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  Political correctness is being used to divide us as a nation and undermine American values and principles.  More...

Breaking News - 1/4/2014 3:41 PM

Babylon Village bank robbed - Free Access

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today in Babylon. Police gave this account:’ More...

Proposed transportation changes in NBSD raise significant community concern

The North Babylon Board of Education recently approved a study to be conducted by the Public Transportation Safety Institute on the district's current transportation system in an effort to find potential cost savings.  More...

Route 109 bridge in West Babylon renamed after fallen Policeman Peter Figoski

To honor fallen NYPD Officer Peter Figoski, the bridge on New York State Route 109 in West Babylon was renamed “NYPD Officer Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge.” The renaming ceremony, held by Senator Phil Boyle, was a celebration of his life, More...

 

People/Social

Alexandra Donnely receives highest honor in Girl Scouts

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with his colleagues on the Town Board to recognize Girl Scout Alexandra Donnelly for receiving the Gold Award at a ceremony held at Deer Park Fire Department. More...

Seniors at Rainbow Senior Citizen Center recognized for service

Lindenhurst Deputy Mayor Kevin McCaffrey and Trustee Michael Lavorata attended a gathering at the Rainbow Senior Citizen Center to recognize service above self to the volunteers of the Rainbow Senior Citizen Center.   More...

Girl scout Troop 2780 earns money by doing chores for local food pantry

Girl Scout Troop 2780 of North Babylon completed a project, Chores for Charity. The scouts did various chores at home earning between 25- to 50-cents per chore. They worked on the project for several weeks.  More...

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Babylon News & Muse

We wish for a Happy New Year, to one and all. Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? I’ve made a couple and hope to stick by them (but I won’t hold my breath)! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

These 12 dogs (and cats) of Christmas wrap up the year. Their stories are just a few of the “happily ever afters” of 2013. Some have been featured in “Pets” previously; some tales are new:  More...

Obituaries

Sister Mary Ann Tirelli, O.P. (Sister Margaret Louis), Sister of St. Dominic

On the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12, 2013, Sister Mary Ann Tirelli was called home to God. She was 77 years of age and had devoted 58 years to religious life as a Sister of St. Dominic. Mary Ann was born on Dec. 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, January 07, 2014 at the Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY on the following application More...













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