April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village passes “no tax increase” budget

Babylon Village approved it 2018-19 budget April 10. The proposal calls for a zero-percent increase in the tax rate, which will remain at $14.93 per $100 of assessed valuation. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 20   •On Fri., April 20 at 5 p.m., the library will have Tween Garden Signs. Are these zucchini or cucumbers? Come help us make vegetable signs for our library garden. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Junior-Senior H.S. Science Research course presents projects to Molloy College

Sophomores enrolled in Babylon Junior-Senior High School’s Science Research course recently presented their independent projects at Molloy College’s Kathy Belton Science Fair alongside more than 400 students from other Suffolk and Nassau More...

Babylon Elementary recognizes the world’s many cultures

As a means of celebrating the Pick A Reading Partner program, the Babylon Elementary School chose the theme of Reading is Your Ticket Around the World to recognize the world’s many cultures throughout their literary studies.  More...

Paul J. Bellew students combine space science with engineering design

As part of a study unit on weather, Mary Stewart introduced her third-grade students at West Islip’s Paul J. Bellew Elementary School to the uses of different weather instruments. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, April, 1-4 p.m. Bring friends and card or board games.  More...

Opinion

Wave of ideas against flooding

A story in last week’s edition outlined the numerous flood mitigation projects underway throughout the Town of Babylon. More...

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President Donald Trump plans to make drugs affordable again

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

During his State of the Union address, President Trump pledged to drive down drug prices.  That’s a worthy goal. More...

Argyle Theater to open next week

Broadway comes to Babylon Village

With only a few weeks before the opening of the Argyle Theatre, the owners, father-son duo Mark and Dylan Perlman, can be seen replacing the old, popcornstyle ceiling tiles of the Bowtie Cinema with a more modern look. More...

Babylon Town celebrates Black History Month

The Town of Babylon’s 30th annual Black History Month Celebration was held February 27 at Amityville Memorial High School. More...

Police arrest Lindenhurst man with arms cache after he makes threatening call to Upstate New York School

On Saturday, Suffolk County Police arrested a Lindenhurst man on multiple weapons charges after more than a dozen guns, high-capacity magazines and ballistic equipment were found in his home during a search prompted by a threatening message left at a More...

 

People/Social

Half Hollow Hills honors sophomore Cassandra Ye for National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

S.C. Leg. More...

Members of the West Babylon girls varsity winter track team participate in state meet

Members of the West Babylon girls varsity winter track team participated in the Section XI state qualifier meet on February 12. Hannah Heller, an All-County student-athlete, advanced to the state championships in the 600-meter run. More...

Babylon Councilman recognizes new Boy Scouts

Town of Babylon Councilman Terry McSweeney recently visited the Arrow of Light Ceremony for three Pack 1421 Cub Scouts Christian J. Grabiec, Robert D. Griffin and Sebastian Henao in Lindenhurst. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

April 15, the traditional Tax Day that conjures up so much anxiety, just passed. By the waytime’s up. Your taxes are late if you didn’t file for an extension. What does this reminder have to do with dogs or cats?  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, April 22  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, April 23   More...

Polar Bear Splash fundraising event Saturday, April 21

AHRC Suffolk will be hosting their seventh annual Polar Bear Splash at the Bay Shore Marina on the morning of Saturday, April 21.  More...

Music Lovers Club scholarship benefit concert April 22

The Music Lovers Club will hold its 67th scholarship benefit concert, Sun., April 22, 2 p.m. at the Islip Methodist Church, 350 Main St., Islip. More...

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE CONCERNING THE EXAMINATION OF ASSESSMENT INVENTORY AND VALUAT ION DATA (Pursuant to Section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law) Notice is hereby given that the assessment inventory and valuation More...













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