Babylon

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Babylon Residents Fight Proposal To Regulate Yard Sales

The proposed ordinance would require homeowners to pay $5 for a permit. They would be limited to holding two sales per year, and each must be no longer than two days long.

07/07/2015

Crews in Westbury, NY work to fix a broken LIRR rail on Feb. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

LIRR Fixes Broken Rails That Caused System-Wide Delays

The system was getting back to its regular service for the afternoon rush, spokesman Sal Arena said Friday afternoon.

02/13/2015

Christ Episcopal Church in Babylon Village. (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Babylon Village Residents Pack Meeting On Church’s Plan To Feed The Needy

There’s an effort underway in one Long Island community to derail a planned church program to feed the needy.

02/12/2015

Babylon residents are split over a proposed soup kitchen that would be used to feed the needy. (Credit: CBS2)

Babylon Homeowners Divided Over Plan To Feed Needy Residents

A controversy is cooking in a Suffolk County village as residents fight a church’s plan to feed the needy.

02/10/2015

(clockwise from top left): Jean Guilberto, Troy Russell, Larry Henley, Jahmari Monroe, and Alecia Holland are charged with participating in a fake accident and insurance fraud ring on Long Island. (Credit: New York State Attorney General's Office)

5 Arrested In Alleged Accident Staging, Insurance Fraud Ring On Long Island

Five people have been arrested and charged in an alleged staged car accident ring on Long Island, the New York State Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday.

01/07/2015

Heavy rain and whipping winds were the major problem on Long Island on Wednesday, Nov. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

Flooding, Whipping Winds Plague Drivers, Residents On Long Island

The snow, slick roads and spinouts of north suburban counties were not seen on Long Island, but drivers and residents there ran into their own problems with drenching rain and flooding.

11/26/2014

Babylon Town Hall (credit: DanTD/Wikimedia Commons)

Family Poverty On The Rise In Babylon

The poverty rate in the town, which also features multimillion-dollar homes along the waterfront, jumped from 2 percent in 2010 to 8 percent in 2013.

10/23/2014

A plow goes to work during a winter storm. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Towns Beefing Up Snow-Removal Budgets

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said last year the town budgeted $2 million for snow removal, but spent more than $2.4 million. This winter, they’re setting aside $2.8 million.

10/14/2014

A family killed in a deadly wreck on the Southern State Parkway was to be laid to rest on Saturday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Killed In Southern State Parkway Wreck To Be Laid To Rest

The family who died in a crash on the Southern State Parkway last weekend was to be laid to rest on Saturday.

09/06/2014

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Uninsured Long Island Homeowners Play Waiting Game For Flood Damage Repair

The historic rainfall that hit western Suffolk County this week has left crater-like sinkholes in its wake and took an emotional and financial toll on homeowners.

08/15/2014

Litchfield Avenue in Babylon flooded after a nasty story dumped 13 inches on parts of Long Island on August 13, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Advisory Against Swimming Issued For 66 Suffolk County Beaches

The Suffolk County health department says the advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday because of the potential for bacteria from runoff following heavy rain and flooding.

08/14/2014

Restoration at two beaches in Babylon, Long Island will be complete for the Memorial Day weekend. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sandy-Ravaged Babylon Beaches Fully Restored For Memorial Day Weekend

Two Sandy-damaged beaches on Long Island have been fully restored, and are now ready to open for Memorial Day.

05/21/2014

James Moran was allegedly stabbed and killed by Michael Grusel on May 17, 2014 in Babylon, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Deadly Long Island Stabbing Makes Court Appearance

A dramatic scene unfolded outside of court on Sunday, after the suspect in a deadly Long Island stabbing appeared in front of a judge.

05/18/2014

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Police Investigating After Fatal Stabbing Near Babylon Little League Game

Detectives said the stabbing occurred during a fight between the victim, 20-year-old James Moran, and the suspect 28-year-old Michael Grusel.

05/17/2014

A plow goes to work during a winter storm. (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Babylon Takes Search For New Plow Drivers To Facebook

The town of Babylon has advertised on Facebook that they need new snow plow drivers. If you have a truck with a plow and are willing to work overnight for $70/hour this may be the job for you.

02/15/2014

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