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Denise M. Bonilla
Denise M. Bonilla has covered the Town of Babylon since January 2009. Since starting at Newsday in 2003, she has covered a variety of beats, including criminal justice and immigration. In 2006, Bonilla was part of a team honored for Distinguished Breaking News Coverage by the New York Newspaper Publishers Association. In 2010, she received the President’s Choice Award from the nation’s oldest press club, the Society of the Silurians, and a first place features award from the Press Club of Long Island for her series on Alzheimer’s disease.
Residents of a West Babylon neighborhood on Monday voiced concerns to the Babylon Town Planning Board over a 7-Eleven that may be built near their homes.
An application has been received by the town for a 2,874-square-foot 7-Eleven to be built at 550 Straight Path, currently the site of a service station. Neighbors from adjacent 7th Street and 6th Avenue as well as nearby Herzel Boulevard...Read more »
Free prostate screenings will take place at three locations in Babylon Town.
The screenings are being sponsored by Stony Brook Medicine in conjunction with state Assemb. Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) and Suffolk County Legis. DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville).
Prostate cancer screenings are recommended annually for men 40 and older, according to the American Urological Association. According...Read more »