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  1. West Babylon Student Essayist Advances to State CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    West Babylon Senior High School student Elizabeth Yates is a second-place Level 2 winner in the Suffolk County Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Inc. Irish History Essay Contest and has advanced to the state-level competition. The contest's topic, "The Role of the Irish People in the American Civil War," commemorates the end of the Civil War 150 years ago in April.

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  2. Long Island Lutheran girls basketball wins Federation titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    ... it 44-35. The Royals, who were led by Dominique Toussaint (18 points) and Long Islanders Sydney Zambrotta (North Babylon) and Kaela Kinder (Lawrence) with 13 points each, got no closer than five. They faded in the fourth quarter as tournament MVP ...

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  3. Nassau's ace in the potholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Newsday

    The towns of Babylon and Islip are getting help from the state to cover pothole repair after a rough winter. Photo Credit: James Carbone You know what season we're in, right? Yeah, spring.

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  4. Rough payment signs will have to suffice on Sunrise Highway until summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Newsday

    ... warning: Signs announce there's a "ROUGH ROAD AHEAD." The washboard-like stretch of roadway in West Islip and North Babylon, near Route 231, prompted many calls and emails asking this: If the road is so bad it needs a warning sign, why not make the ...

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  5. Flashback: Buck Owens Conquers Carnegie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | RollingStone

    ... exponents of this tradition. But a community of country music enthusiasts was already rooted and expanding in Babylon. WJRZ, based in Hackensack, New Jersey, had agitated so aggressively for the band's appearance that by the time they arrived, ...

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  6. State, local governments search for solutions to tackle abandoned home crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Newsday

    ... eight houses from among the "Dirty Dozen" homes scheduled to be demolished because they are structurally unsound. Babylon Town departments are working together to create a digital mapping system for abandoned homes and streamline the process of ...

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  7. Letter: Off-season school bond referendumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Newsday

    A budget vote reminder sits on the Belmont Elementary School property in West Babylon on May 19, 2014. Photo Credit: Johnny Milano Finally, people are paying attention to the lack of transparency when school districts hold bond votes on varying dates, rather than during the May school budget vote or the November general election [" 'Random' bond votes at issue," News, March 9, and "Bill seeks single-day bond vote," News, March 10.] I'm grateful to state Sen. Phil Boyle for drafting legislation to hold bond votes in conjunction with school budget or general election ballots.

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  8. Edward Walsh pleads not guilty in brief court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Newsday

    ... worked for everything he has been paid for. This case is over the top," said Walsh's attorney, William Wexler, of Babylon. "It's an attempt by the government to obtain information about supposed political corruption which he doesn't have." Set April ...

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  9. Babylon makes a short list of developers for the Route 110 corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newsday

    Babylon Town officials have released a short list of master developers for a portion of the Route 110 corridor, but New York State's plans to ramp up activity at nearby Republic Airport could affect the project. The shortlisted companies are Plainview-based Renaissance Downtowns and Blumenfeld Development Group, of Syosset, companies with extensive experience in the region.

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  10. High Notes for Babylon MusiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Patch.com

    Based on teacher recommendations and their New York State School Music Association evaluations, 28 Babylon School District students-musicians were selected to participate in the Suffolk County Music Educators' Association All-County festivals this winter. Additionally, based on a separate application process, Aubrey Alvino received a full scholarship from SCMEA to further her alto saxophone studies by attending a seven-week program USDAN this summer.

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  11. Financial companies have no legal responsibility to maintain abandoned homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Newsday

    ... us to be maintaining properties but for banks to be taking some social responsibility in our neighborhoods," said Babylon Town Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez. Representatives of banks and mortgage companies said the blame for zombie homes is ...

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  12. Beautiful CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | New Yorker

    In his 1889 treatise "The Gospel of Wealth," Andrew Carnegie wrote, "Without wealth, there can be no Maecenas," referring to the patron of ancient Roman poetry. A few weeks ago, the two founders of Ruse Laboratories, a new company that hopes to get people to regard computer code as art, arrived in the great hall of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, which is housed in Carnegie's mansion on East Ninety-first Street.

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  13. Where to play pitch and puttRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Newsday

    ... places to play in Nassau and Suffolk. CEDAR BEACH PITCH AND PUTT, Ocean Parkway between Cedar and Overlook beaches, Babylon, 631-321-4562, townofbabylon.com Season: 9 a.m.-various times through mid-October, weather permitting.... The sport of pitch ...

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  14. Irving M. Smith Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    Irving M. Smith, Jr. of Babylon Village, L.I. on February 5, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Tookie.

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  15. Fallout from Stricoff probe could hit BelloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Newsday

    The unresolved case of whether former Babylon Democratic chairman Robert Stricoff gave himself as much as $125,000 in unauthorized raises and perks may finally be coming to a head. Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota's office last week started calling in members of Babylon Town's Democratic executive committee for interviews, according to sources familiar with the probe.

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  16. Angela L. "Jill" LoveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Geraci, she was born January 5, 1922 in New York, NY. Jill was a retired Sales Clerk with Times Square Stores, Babylon, NY. Survivors include her daughter, Denise D. McGrath and her husband, Michael of Monroe, NC; five grandchildren and seven great ...

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  17. Inked: Recent Long Island real estate dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Long Island Business News

    ... es was the in-house representative for landlord Matrix Realty Group in the lease transaction. 200B Patton Ave., West Babylon Bestek Lighting & Staging, an event production company, ...

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  18. LIRR Adding Trains to Montauk for Annual St. Patrick's ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    ... the afternoon to accommodate customers attending the parade. - The 7:10 a.m. train from Jamaica will be stopping at Babylon at 7:46 a.m., Bay Shore at 7:52 a.m., Sayville at 8:03 a.m., Patchogue at 8:11 a.m., Bellport at 8:18 a.m., Mastic-Shirley at ...

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  19. IDAs oppose Cuomo push for more state oversight of tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newsday

    ... result in fewer jobs being created." The letter was signed by leaders of the LIA, the two county IDAs and IDAs for Babylon, Brookhaven, Islip and Riverhead towns and the City of Glen Cove. Fred Parola, chief executive of the Hempstead Town IDA, said ...

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  20. Eddie Van HalenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WBAB-FM West Babylon

    Here is a great video of Eddie Van Halen talking about his guitar amp, you can hear him play some classic Van Halen songs. Hello, I'm Rocky, when I was a teenager growing up in West Babylon, I used to hang in the WBAB parking lot while listening to the radio, all the while dreaming I could be working on the air.

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