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  1. Watertown Savings Bank acquires deed for Cape Vincenta s Roxy HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Watertown Savings Bank has acquired the renovated Roxy Hotel on Broadway through a deed in lieu of foreclosure agreement with its owner. The bank, which held the mortgage on the property, obtained title to the property Friday from Cape Vincent Roxy LLC, North Babylon, according to a deed filed at the Jefferson County clerk's office.

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  2. Word of Life to take original Christmas show on tourRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    When the Magi traveled to Bethlehem to worship the Christ child after his birth 2,000 years ago, they expected that he would later be crowned as king. In a new original musical, the students and staff from Word of Life Fellowship bring to life the story of what might have been - when one of the wise men returns to Israel 30 years later, only to find a very different ending to Christ's story.

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  3. Long Island man convicted in DWI death of teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    ... oxicated, but said prosecutors hadn't proven he was acting with depraved indifference to human life. The 34-year-old Babylon man was also found guilty of manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident and other charges.

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  4. Jury Finds Michael Grasing Not Guilty of Murder in Crash That Killed Lindenhurst TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    A Suffolk County jury has found a Babylon man guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide, but not murder, stemming from the DWI crash that killed Lindenhurst teen Brittney Walsh in 2012. Grasing, who was driving with a blood alcohol level of .32, four times the legal limit, when he rear-ended Walsh's SUV on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst, causing the SUV to flip multiple times and strike a utility pole, was also found guilty of second degree manslaughter in the second degree, a felony punishable by five to 15 years in prison, leaving the scene of an accident, aggravated DWI, failure to stay in a designated lane and speeding.

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  5. Man found not guilty of murder in crash that killed teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News12.com

    Prosecutors say Michael Grasing had four times the legal limit of alcohol when he plowed into Brittney Walsh's car on Montauk Highway in 2012. A West Babylon man accused of killing a teen while driving drunk was found not guilty of murder, but guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide.

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  6. Michael Grasing found not guilty of murder but guilty of aggravated vehicular homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Michael Grasing, now 34, is shown on his way to his arraignment in Central Islip on July 18, 2012. Photo Credit: James Carbone The West Babylon man on trial for killing a teenager while driving drunk was found not guilty of murder but guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide.

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  7. Mystery of 'Vampire' Burials SolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Live Science

    People who were buried with sickles around their necks, or rocks at their jaws, to prevent their corpses from reanimating were natives to the area in which they were buried, according to a new study. The fact that all the people buried as vampires were local suggests they may have been felled by a cholera epidemic that swept through the region, said study co-author Lesley Gregoricka, a bioarchaeologist at the University of South Alabama.

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  8. Saving ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Psychology Today

    Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's represent the big three of American holidays and have been celebrated and honored for generations. While Christmas and New Years are global, Thanksgiving is uniquely American.

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  9. 25 Years Ago in Bonac Sports 11.27.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The East Hampton Star

    ... first time in the school's history, is to play for the Suffolk County championship, having knocked off Riverhead, Babylon, Miller Place, and Southampton in the past few days. The 1-0 victory at Miller Place on Saturday rated a police escort through ...

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  10. Innovation Direct to Serve as Licensing Liaison for Medical...Read the original story

    Wednesday | PR.com

    South Miami, FL, November 26, 2014 -- -- An innovative new product that holds the potential to greatly improve certain aspects of patient/doctor communications, the Medical Spanish: Easy and Interactive, has been developed by Steven Cortes of Babylon, New York. The invention's unique design enables medical professionals to expand the ability to communicate with a segment of their patients in a comfortable and seamless manner.

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  11. Gecko-feet gloves to climb glass wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Star Online

    HUMANS can now climb glass walls just by wearing a set of special gloves. Researchers at Stanford University have developed sticky pads that mimic gecko feet, which attach to walls by creating an electrostatic force with the surface.

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  12. Prosecutor: Michael Grasing guilty of 'depraved indifference' murder of Brittney WalshRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    The reason a West Babylon man should be convicted of murder for a drunken driving crash lies in his "evil" actions both before and after the crash that killed a Lindenhurst teenager, a Suffolk prosecutor told a jury Tuesday. "Why, ladies and gentleman, is this a murder?" asked Assistant District Attorney Laura Newcombe in her closing argument at the Riverhead trial of Michael Grasing, 34.... The reason a West Babylon man should be convicted of murder for a drunken driving crash lies in his "evil" actions both before and after the crash that killed a Lindenhurst teenager, a Suffolk prosecutor told a jury Tuesday.

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  13. November 25-Suffolk Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Patch.com

    ... is only an accusation and does not indicate a conviction. Joseph Insalco, 25, of West Islip, was arrested in North Babylon on Nov. 23 on a charge of DWI-1st offense Dallas Vadala, 20, of Lake Ronkonkoma, was arrested in Lake Ronkonkoma on Nov. 23 on ...

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  14. Babylon Village union employees say officials have made last minute changes to a contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Newsday

    Officials of the union that represents Babylon Village employees say the village made last minute changes to its new contract, putting months of negotiations in doubt. Civil Service Employees Association officials alleged this week that the village violated labor law by making numerous changes to the contract's language dealing with worker pay, benefits and hours after both sides had already... Officials of the union that represents Babylon Village employees say the village made last minute changes to its new contract, putting months of negotiations in doubt.

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  15. Snow to Create Travel Nightmare Wednesday, Hit the Road Tuesday or Thursday if PossibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Patch.com

    Babylon should be spared the worst of an approaching coastal storm, but one thing has become quite clear: Wednesday is not a day you want to be traveling. The latest forecast calls for 1-4 inches of snow to fall across a large swath of Long Island on Wednesday into early Thanksgiving morning, according to the National Weather Service.

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  16. Defense asks jurors for lesser conviction in Michael Grasing drunken-driving deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Newsday

    Michael Grasing, now 34, is shown on his way to his arraignment in Central Islip on July 18, 2012. Photo Credit: James Carbone The West Babylon man on trial for killing a teenager while driving drunk is guilty, his lawyer told a jury Tuesday -- but not of the murder charge sought by Suffolk prosecutors.

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  17. Babylon Students 'Lend' Voices, Talents to Fall ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Patch.com

    Babylon Junior-Senior High School student actors took to the stage this month to perform in the Broadway hit comedy, "Lend Me a Tenor" before packed audiences. During the three-day run, the show told the tale of a famous tenor who was performing worldwide and how those he encountered on one of his stops scrambled to protect his cloudy reputation.

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  18. Letter: Cuthbertson role is not a conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Newsday

    ... te: The writer is a Democrat and a lawyer who served in the Suffolk County Legislature from 1993 to 2005, and on the Babylon Town Council in 2006.

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  19. Letter: Aviation community willing to listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Newsday

    ... The writer is a Democrat and a lawyer who served in the Suffolk County Legislature from 1993 to 2005, and on the Babylon Town Council in 2006. I just reviewed next year's health plan, and I was surprised that my monthly premiums will be reduced by ...

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  20. Now TimelessRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Commonweal

    In 1953, the U.S. House Committee on Un-American Activities and Senator Joseph McCarthy were already well into their notorious crusade against Communists and alleged Communists in American society, and playwright Arthur Miller knew that he might eventually come to their attention for more than the Pulitzer prize he won for Death of a Salesman in 1947 . He had already begun to think about the Salem witch trials of 1692 as a way of addressing what it means for a community, any community in any era, to disintegrate.

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