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The Old Fashioned Village Christmas celebration in Babylon Village on Dec. 6 will close Deer Park Avenue to automobile traffic from Montauk Highway north to James Street.
The event, from 5 to 9 p.m., brings hundreds of visitors for music, food and evening shopping.
Mayor Ralph Scordino said the street closure is a first. “Over the years, the popularity of the Old Fashioned Night of shopping...Read more »
Elected officials, state agencies and conservation groups gathered yesterday at Belmont Lake State Park in West Babylon to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a state fund dedicated to environmental protection.
Since 1993, the NYS Environmental Protection Fund has provided more than $1 billion to support critical programs that protect clean water, public health, and industries such as agriculture...Read more »
A law that would have made public intoxication an arrestable offense in Babylon Town was rescinded by the town board Monday, although a revised version could be on the way.
“We are reexamining the public intoxication statute in order to clarify and modernize the code language, bring it more into line with existing statutes in neighboring town and village codes, and aid enforcement measures...Read more »
BABYLON Meeting on Sandy rebuilding tonight Residents of Oak Beach, Oak Island, Gilgo, West Gilgo and Captree are invited to a New York Rising Community Reconstruction meeting tonight at Babylon High School Library, 50 Railroad Ave.
Residents are encouraged between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. to share their ideas for rebuilding. There will be a short presentation at 6:15 p.m. on the community reconstruction...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 »