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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.
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 »
The Town of Babylon has approved changing work orders for construction of a spray park in Geiger Lake Park.
The spray park opened in the summer, the first phase of a long-term overhaul of the 23.4 acre Geiger Lake Park, which sits in Wyandanch and Deer Park. The work is part of Wyandanch Rising, the town’s $500 million public-private initiative to revitalize the hamlet’s downtown. Plans for...Read more »