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Weekend Events:

Friday, May 9   •Shirley will offer a program in creating Mom’s Fancy Jars from 4 to 5 p.m. for kindergarten to sixth grade. Amityville library Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  •Long Island Banjo Society meeting 8 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Memorial Grade School raises money for blood cancer patients

Babylon Memorial Grade School Student Council coordinated a three- week community ser vice initiative to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. More...

Babylon School students participate in Olympic-themed PARP

Babylon Elementary and Memorial Grade School students participated in an Olympicthemed Parents as Reading Partners program this year, reading thousands of minutes as part of the annual multi-week event. More...

DPSD approves budget within NYS cap and includes new initiatives

The Deer Park School District has adopted its proposed 2014-15 budget of $105,929,364, which, according to the district, will remain at the New York State imposed tax levy cap while preserving programs, sports, clubs and other elements of education.& 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, May 11 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, May 12 More...

Historical Society to host Ole’ Times Day

The Village of Babylon Historical & Preservation Society will present Ole’ Times Day on Sun., May 18 at 2 p.m. at Village Hall, 153 W. Main St., Babylon Village. More...

Friends of Connetquot present Wildlife Up Close and Personal May 18

Friends of Connetquot will present Wildlife Up Close and Personal, Sun., May 18, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Join the Horvaths and their interesting array of wild creatures for a return appearance. More...

Opinion

Write a letter to an old friend

EDITORIAL

Each year Ted Shiebler and his wife take the trip from California to their beloved Babylon where they spend the summer months with old friends and relatives. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Lawmaker applauds moms for all the work they do

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor,  More...

Lindenhurst School District passes lowest budget increase in years; welcomes its new superintendent, Daniel E. Giordano

The Lindenhurst Board of Education unanimously adopted its 2014-15 school year budget of $146,370,658 during a school board community forum meeting on Thurs., April 24.  More...

Babylon girls lacrosse finding way despite injuries

When a team loses an All-American to a seasonending injury, they can usually pack it in and look towards the next season. More...

Babylon Town recognizes Last Hope Animal Rescue for services to T.O.B. Animal Shelter

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with members of the Town Board to recognize Last Hope Animal Rescue for their continued hard work in providing services to the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter. More...

 

People/Social

Town of Babylon board honors Seniors for National Service Day

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with members of the Town board to honor representatives from the Federation of Organizations’ Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs in celebration of National Service Day.  More...

Legislator Barraga congratulates Eagle Scout Michael R. Carboni

On April 17, Legislator Thomas Barraga (R-West Islip) presented Michael R. Carboni, of West Islip, with a proclamation in recognition for obtaining the designation of Eagle Scout. More...

BVAC features photographer Jim Cook in May

The Babylon Village Arts Council‘s featured Rotational Artist for May is New York-based photographer Jim Cook.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•The Babylon Village Arts Council is proud to present its Seventh Annual Outdoor Art Show on Sat., May 17 at Argyle Park. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 20 different artists will be showing their work at the show. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

At times the most desirable purebred dog in a public shelter is more vulnerable than an inconspicuous dog. Everyone who sees the Basset puppy or the Afghan Hound wants him. “Everyone” is not equipped to handle him. More...

Obituaries

John E. Nemeth, worked on demoltion of Babylon water tower

John E. Nemeth, a resident of Mastic who was raised in Amityville, died suddenly March 30, 2014 of pneumonia. He was 55 years old.  Mr. Nemeth was raised in a home on Ocean Avenue and attended St. Martin’s Elementary School and St. More...

Joan Bohn, West Babylon resident, enjoyed sewing and gardening, Microbiologist

Andrew Butler knew the first time he saw Joan Bohn that she was the person he wanted to spend his life with. The couple met on a blind date and went to a play in 1977.  More...

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Public Notices -

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