Veterans project at cemetery helps preserve legacies

Pinelawn Memorial Park and Arboretum's new Veterans Legacy Project honors veterans buried at the cemetery in appreciation of their bravery and service.

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East Farmingdale hit-run leaves man seriously injured, Suffolk police say

The man was crossing Route 110 when he was hit, police said.

Two women killed in separate hit-runs in Suffolk, police say

The crashes occurred within about 15 minutes of one another, in Hauppauge and West Islip, police said. One of the victims was the mother of five children.

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Nassau Division II tennis team final: Wheatley vs. Friends Academy

Scenes from the Nassau Division II tennis team final between Wheatley and Friends Academy on Monday at Eisenhower Park.

Jeremy Ruckert signs four-year deal with Jets

Lindenhurst product signed his rookie contract flanked by his parents and brothers.

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Upcoming Events

Gil McLean in Concert

Mar6

Guitarist/vocalist Gil McLean will perform Irish songs ranging from the 1800s to more modern times and tell you the stories behind them, limited seating, all attendees must wear masks, register starting Feb. 20

Where

Babylon Library

24 South Carll Avenue

Babylon, NY

11702

Phone: 631-669-1624

Price

Free

Gentle Yoga

Mar7

Standing, prone and seated yoga postures, with a focus on body awareness, strengthening, stretching and the breath, bring a mat and a large towel or blanket, chairs will be available to help students get up and down to the floor, held for 6 weeks on Mondays, all attendees must wear masks, register starting Match 1 (March 5 for non-cardholders)

Where

Babylon Library

24 South Carll Avenue

Babylon, NY

11702

Phone: 631-669-1624

Price

$30

Social Work Intern Assistance

Mar7

One-on-one assistance for completing social work forms and applications, referrals to mental health resources and other topics

Where

North Babylon Public Library

815 Deer Park Ave.

North Babylon, NY

11703-3812

Phone: 631-669-4020

Price

Free

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New Babylon hair salon, Good Day, lets independent stylists rent out space

Services include gender neutral haircuts, styling, color and balayage.

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Preserving 'a little bit of history.' LI man's antique bottle collection gives a peek into the past.

Mike Cavanaugh takes his kayak out into the waters near his East Rockaway and Gilgo Beach homes in search of the bottles. He then researches the history of the bottles to compile stories for a website he created.

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Long Island Christians weigh in on Roe v. Wade
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On abortion issue and Roe, beliefs of LI Christians mirror U.S.

Christian Long Islanders are as divided on the hot-button abortion issue as most of the country. Between the extremes — no abortion at all or abortion with no restrictions — there is nuance among Christians on the island. 

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Pedestrian, 74, seriously hurt after being hit by SUV in Wyandanch

The pedestrian, who was crossing Lake Drive, was struck by an unlicensed driver, police said.

LI Special Olympics opening ceremony
School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

'The William Floyd Youth & Government program continues to be the gold standard.'

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Motorcyclist hit boy, 11, in West Babylon, Suffolk police say 

Police said the motorcyclist was charged with reckless endangerment after investigators reviewed surveillance footage of the collision provided by the child's mother.

Wyandanch-Wheatley Heights Ambulance Corp. to build new substation

The ambulance company is buying property on Straight Path near Mount Avenue from Babylon Town to build the substation.

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A dog festival comes to Port Jefferson and more pet events this summer

Dock-diving, a dog performance sport making waves in pet-centric circles across the nation, will be making a splash at the festival.

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Alexa Ayotte nets winner as Port Jefferson gains final

Breaks a tie at 13 with 30 seconds left in thrilling finish of Suffolk Class D semi.

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Public hearing on proposed $4M tax break for East Farmingdale apartments

A public hearing will be held Wednesday on a proposed tax break for an East Farmingdale apartment complex that would save the developer more than $4 million in property taxes.

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Here's what to know about Tuesday's school budget elections
Amityville unveils 40 projects for $10M revitalization funds

An 18-member Local Planning Committee of leaders and residents must vote on which projects to pursue by July 7, said Mayor Dennis Siry. All projects must begin within two years.

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Long Island partyboats that offer half- or full-day fishing trips

They've got all you need to go fishing — bait, tackle — and they'll clean your catch, too.

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Babylon vs. Center Moriches

Scenes from a Suffolk girls lacrosse game between Babylon and host Center Moriches on Wednesday.

Megan Magill drives Center Moriches past Babylon

She scores six goals and Isabella Burke had five as Red Devils prepare to defend their Suffolk Class D lacrosse title.

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Major LIRR schedule changes rolling out this month

The changes take effect May 23. Others are happening this weekend.

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Long Island 'Voice' finalist Bella DeNapoli drops first album

Top 20 finalist Bella DeNapoli has dropped her debut album, "Three Letters."

Rise in crime on LIRR could be scaring off some riders, Lieber says 

MTA officials said they are taking new measures to address a recent rise in crime on the rails.

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Officials unveil pilot program to fight sexual harassment, assault in Babylon schools

The pilot program was announced after school officials received complaints last year about sexual harassment and assault by former and current staff members.

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Bellone: Suffolk marathon, other runs set for October to support LI vets

Proceeds from the 2021 Suffolk marathon will support local veterans organizations, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said.

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Southern Poverty Law Center lists 2 LI groups as anti-government

Nassau-based Long Island Mutual Assistance Group and Suffolk-based Long Island Loud Majority were among "extreme antigovernment groups" active in 2021, according to an annual report by the nonprofit.

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Babylon school district billed $40G for investigations

A Hauppauge law firm is doing work for the district related to probes over sexual misconduct allegations leveled by former students.

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Ham radio operators salute wireless inventor Marconi

Saturday was International Marconi Day, when ham radio operators worldwide honor Guglielmo  Marconi, who 120 years ago did some of his early wireless work in Babylon.

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Dog parks on Long Island: Where Fido can run and play outdoors

From amenities to park tips, everything you need to know for an afternoon of outdoor fun with your pup. 

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Video of Gilgo Beach victim Megan Waterman released by Suffolk police

"The public help in identifying potential suspects or additional leads is critical," Suffolk Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison said Tuesday at a news conference in Oak Beach. 

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Police ID man fatally struck riding scooter on Sunrise Highway

Edward Marcuteanu, 43, of Lindenhurst was riding the electric scooter in West Babylon when he was struck by a Honda Accord, police said.

2 teens in stolen SUVs charged in deadly SSP crash last July, Suffolk DA says

Prosecutors said one was driving a Jeep Cherokee and the other a Range Rover and both were speeding before the July crash that killed a Holbrook man, 75.

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Babylon, Amityville villages holding public hearings on their proposed budgets

Babylon and Amityville villages are each holding public hearings Monday night on proposed budgets that would raise taxes, but the amounts vary greatly.

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