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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.
The mayor of Lindenhurst Village has chosen the replacement for a village board member elected to the Suffolk County Legislature.
Mayor Thomas Brennan has picked village assessor Darrel J. Kost for the trustee position held by Kevin McCaffrey, a Republican who has served on the board since 1990. He will leave for the county next month, and his four-year board term ends in March.
Kost,...Read more »
A Long Island organization committed to eliminating homelessness has received a $250,000 grant to aid in its mission.
The nonprofit Long Island Coalition for the Homeless has received a grant from the Island Outreach Foundation, a private philanthropic organization in Suffolk County. The coalition stated that the money will be put toward construction costs for their new Community Resource...Read more »
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 »