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Fuschillo steps down for job with non-profit group; special election likely

In a move that surprised most, including some political insiders, New York State Senator Chuck Fuschillo stepped down from office to assume the post as CEO of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, January 10   •Lamar Peters Rock and Review Show at St. Paul’s Lutheran church, 147 Park Ave., Amityville. The cost is $15 per person and includes refreshments. To reserve call Cindy 631-806-8685.  More...

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Schools/Sports

North Babylon H.S. students give the gift of life

On Nov. 7, the North Babylon High School (NBHS) Student Government, along with adviser Karen Kennely, sponsored its fall student blood drive. A total of 65 pints of blood were collected from students, staff and community members.   More...

Deer Park students help needy families

Thanks to the students and staff of John F. Kennedy’s Intermediate School, needy families in the Deer Park School District enjoyed a full Thanksgiving dinner as a result of the school’s annual holiday food drive.  More...

Fire Island School District participates in PARP

As an extension of the district’s work to foster students’ lifelong love for reading, Woodhull Elementary School in the Fire Island School District once again participated in the Parents as Reading Partners program this November.  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: MONDAY, January13 More...

Save a life and donate blood at St. Martin’s community blood drive January 15

St. Martin of Tours Church will hold a community blood drive, Wed., Jan. 15, 3:45 to 9:45 p.m. The church is located at 41 Union Ave., Amityville. More...

Rock and Review Show at St. Paul’s January 10

On Fri., Jan. 10, 8 to 10 p.m. Lamar Peters Rock and Review Show will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 147 Park Ave., Amityville. The cost is $15 per person and includes refreshments. To reserve seats, call Cindy at 631-806- 8685.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION, Nautic Financial Group LLC Filed with Secretary of State New York (SSNY) on 9/26/2012 Office location: Suffolk. SSNY designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail copies of a More...

Breaking News - 1/10/2014 11:35 AM

Lindenhurst Schools reinstate security guards in elementary schools - Free Access

Community concerns, key factor, says superintendent

by Michael Scro  More...

First storm of 2014 blankets Long Island

Babylon Town and the Villages of Amityville, Lindenhurst and Babylon all reported that workers continued to plow out streets following Friday's first snow storm of the New York area. More...

Babylon Village bank robbed

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

 

People/Social

Sayville Ambulance Company honors Michael Ferrara with an ambulance in his name

Islip Town officials recently gathered to honor Michael Ferrara, of the Sayville Community Ambulance Company, for his years of service to the Islip area. More...

Town honors couple celebrating 65th anniversary

Town of Babylon Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilman Tom Donnelly recently presented Rhoda and Marty Newman, of North Babylon, with an official Town proclamation in celebration of their 65th wedding anniversary. More...

West Islip Cares sponsors project Make a Soldier Smile drive

S.C. Treasurer Angie Carpenter recognized West Islip Cares, which recently announced its project, Make a Soldier Smile. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Happy New Year, dear Readers! I may have said it in the last column, but as my column is due four days before the paper is published, it was still December when that was written. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The letter below comes from Chris Elton, director of Babylon Town Shelter: Happy New Year! Now that we have wrapped up 2013 and move into the new year, it’s a good time to reflect on our year here at the shelter. More...

Obituaries

Betty J. Lovalvo, lifelong resident of Babylon Village, Babylon Senior High School graduate

Betty J. Lovalvo, a lifelong resident of Babylon Village and graduate of Babylon Senior High School, died Dec. 20, 2013. She was 86 years old.  More...

Opinion

Cold? Well it’s winter

Okay, it’s cold. We know that. And, the public commentary below, compliments of AccuWeather, tells us why. The question now is what, if anything, we can do about it.  More...

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Cold? Blame the polar vortex

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

As the coldest air in 20 years surges into major population centers in the United States, many are raising eyebrows over its rare cause: the positioning of the polar vortex. More...













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