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Lindenhurst Village breaks ground for new main firehouse

In freezing temperatures, Lindenhurst Village officials held a ground breaking ceremony for the Village’s new main firehouse on Wellwood Avenue. More...

Town's Dems and GOP vow 'hands off' upcoming elections in Amityville

Despite rumors, both Republican and Democratic Town leaders say they have no intention of providing financial support to either candidate running for trustee in Amityville Village on March 18.  More...

WI Chamber elects officers

Islip Town Councilmen Steve Flotteron and John Cochrane, Jr. recently attended the annual installation ceremony for the incoming class of officers for the West Islip Chamber of Commerce. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, February 7   • A Mother Goose program will be offered from 10 to 10:45 for infants to age three with a parent. At the Amityville library Oak and John Streets, 631-264- 0567.  • Lego Club meeting from 4 to 5 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip School Board honors its athletes and music students

At a recent West Islip School Board meeting, athletes in the district who made All-County were recognized for their achievements.  More...

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Babylon News & Muse

In last week’s column, statements were made concerning an AP biology class in West Babylon that were incorrect. We have asked the district to respond and present the facts, with our apologies. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Such a New York story; “Billy” ( Ch MACH Merewood NY State of Mind), a remarkable 11- year-old Bearded Collie from Staten Island, is named after the Piano Man. Both dog and namesake will be performing at Madison Square Garden soon. More...

Hot Laps

Even though the Riverhead Raceway season concluded in September, the drivers remained busy at other tracks.  For example, Figure-8 pilot Roger Maynor took his Barrasso & Sons Mason Supply Figure-8 car to Citrus Speedway in Florida and finish More...

Obituaries

Elmer E. Senft, Babylon resident, U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War

Elmer E. Senft, a resident of Babylon and veteran, died Jan. 10, 2014. He was 88 years old.  Mrs. Senft was a graduate of Babylon Schools. More...

Sister Barbara Anne Mullen, member of the Order of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville

Sister Barbara Anne Mullen, who served in the religious life for 58 years, died on Thurs., Jan. 16, 2014. Sister was 76 years of age and was a Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville. Sister Mullen was born on Oct. More...

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Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURT -COUNTY OF SUFFOLK F V-I, INC.Plaintiff(s),Against More...

Breaking News - 2/11/2014 5:03 PM

Lindenhurst Schools reach out to public as search for new superintendent begins - Free Access

Community Survey for New Superintendent  More...

Breaking News - 2/7/2014 6:46 PM

West Islip's Aidan Kelly in Olympic Games - Free Access

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Babylon DECA Club brings home top awards

Babylon High School’s DECA Club has once again scored big at the Suffolk County DECA career competition. More...

Lindy Village Board passes budget; increase at $60 per year on average home

The Lindenhurst Village Board approved a budget for the coming year that calls for a 5.5 percent increase in spending. The new budget is $11.79 million, an increase of approximately $623,000. More...

County installs another red light camera in Bay Shore

Local drivers beware; another red light camera has been installed.  The newest traffic control device sits where Bay Shore Road and Howells Road meet near the Southern State Parkway cloverleaf.  More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

The Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce held its installation Tues., Jan. 28. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital Guilds support patient’s families

The Guilds of Good Samaritan Hospital raised funds for the renovation of the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) family waiting area. More...

UCPN L.I. Festival of Trees an enjoyable success

The 24th annual ucpn Long Island Festival of Trees took place at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City this past Thanksgiving weekend. The event was a great success and over 11,000 people attended.  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

TThe following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, February 9 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, February 10 •Babylon School Board of Education regular meeting: 7:30 p.m., Babylon Jr./ Sr. More...

Local Women in Business forum February10

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Department of Human Services will present Women in Business. Local Women business owners will be welcomed to share tips on how to start your own business. The forum will be held Mon., Feb. More...

West Islip NY Rising Forum February 13

A program for West Islip residents will be held Thurs. Feb. 13, 5 to 7 p.m.  More...

Opinion

Cuomo should call special election

It’s been weeks since Chuck Fuschillo lefi the Senate to take a job with a not-for-profit organization and, since that time, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not said a word about calling a special election tofill his seat.  More...

Attention readers:

What do you think about this issue of Internet gambling, one side of which is expressed in a commentary below? More...

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