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  1. Five used clients' food stamps for themselves, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    Five former and current employees of a social services nonprofit stole the food assistance cards of their at-risk clients, buying almost $8,000 in king crab legs, steaks, baby food and other items, state and Suffolk officials said in announcing their arrests Monday. The cards from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, once known as food stamps, were sent to 11 people at the Brentwood residential facility operated by the Federation of Organizations, a West Babylon-based nonprofit that provides social services to the mentally disabled and other at-risk adults, according to the state's acting Welfare Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott and Suffolk District Attorney Timothy Sini.

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  2. Armed robbery at West Babylon's Terrace Diner, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Newsday

    The man entered the Terrace Diner at 585 Sunrise Hwy. about 10:55 p.m. and demanded cash from an employee at the counter, police said. 4 comments

  3. Police probe rash of thefts from vehicles in West BabylonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Newsday

    All the vehicles apparently were unlocked at the time of the thefts, between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. on West 11th and West 12th streets, Suffolk County police said. "We came outside this morning to go in the car and we noticed everything was all over the floor of the truck, thrown in the back seat.

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  4. Long Island hires and promotions: Shaun Allen, Korg USARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Newsday

    Shaun Allen of West Babylon has been hired as a warehouse receiver at Korg USA Inc. in Melville. Photo Credit: Korg USA Inc. Shaun Allen of West Babylon, hired as a warehouse receiver, was an assistant supervisor of logistics and receiving at Newsday in Melville.

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  5. Kasey Choma's OT goal gives ESM Suffolk Class B crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Newsday

    Eastport-South Manor midfielder Kasey Choma, right, celebrates her game-winning overtime goal with midfielder Ellie Masera in the Suffolk Class B girls lacrosse final against West Babylon on Thursday. Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke Kasey Choma's face said it all.

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  6. Brandon 'Taz' Niederauer and Sky Katz to appear on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Newsday

    The guitarist, who opened NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar," plays at a Friendship Circle dinner; the actress on Disney Channel's "Raven's Home," is at Sunrise Day Camp's fundraiser. Two local teen celebrities will lend their talents to area fundraisers in June - guitar phenomenon Brandon "Taz" Niederauer of Dix Hills will perform Sunday at The New York Friendship Circle's year-end dinner in Dix Hills, and Melville actress and rapper Sky Katz will be celebrity ambassador for Sunrise Day Camp's annual walk on June 10 in Wheatley Heights.

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  7. West Babylon's Sam Apuzzo (Boston College) wins Tewaaraton AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Newsday

    Boston College's Sam Apuzzo drives on the net during the second half of the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse semifinal at LaValle Stadium on Friday. Photo Credit: Daniel De Mato Boston College junior Sam Apuzzo was named the 2018 Tewaaraton Award winner Thursday night during a ceremony held at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Apuzzo beat out Stony Brook's Kylie Ohlmiller , Maryland's Megan Whittle, North Carolina's Marie McCool and James Madison's Kristen Gaudian for college lacrosse's version of the Heisman Trophy, given annually to the top men's and women's player in the nation.

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  8. One LI store on list of Sears, Kmart locations slated to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Newsday

    The struggling retailer plans to close the Kmart location in West Babylon, along with 62 other nonprofitable stores around the country. A Kmart store in West Babylon is among 63 unprofitable stores that Sears Holdings Corp. plans to close this year, the company said Thursday.

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  9. Suffolk police officer injured in West Babylon crash, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | Newsday

    A Suffolk County police officer suffered minor injuries Saturday after a vehicle struck a patrol car in West Babylon, police said. The First Precinct patrol car was traveling southbound on Straight Path when it was struck from the side by a GMC sport utility vehicle traveling westbound on Sixth Street around 10 p.m., police said.

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  10. Today's gun debate has echoes of the LIRR shootings eraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Newsday

    The 1993 rampage occurred amid an extraordinary two-year period of soaring crime, spiking gun murders and mass public shootings that spurred Congress to pass the strictest gun laws in a generation. Weapons on display during a news conference at the First Precinct in West Babylon last month, after Photo Credit: James Carbone WASHINGTON - Nearly 25 years ago, Colin Ferguson stalked through a Long Island Rail Road train as it pulled into the Merillon Avenue station, killing six and wounding 19 with a Ruger P89 9 mm pistol - an act that sent shock waves through New York and the nation.

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  11. Long Island bosses share advice to help teens land a summer jobRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Newsday

    Justin Taveras, 16, of Copiague, says he sent Adventureland's Paul Gentile, director of operations, a follow-up email a couple of days after he put in his online application -- and he got the job. Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman Jonathan Seeback, 17, of Massapequa Park, sums up the frustration of many Long Island teens when it comes to seeking a summer job: "It's a pain in the neck," Seeback says.

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  12. In tight market, firm owners must make swift decisions to buyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Newsday

    It's a choice many business owners will have to weigh at some point. And today, with inventory tight and demand high, owners may not be able to sit on that decision for long.

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  13. Lacrosse great Shannon Smith goes into Suffolk Sports Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Newsday

    Hofstra Head Coach Shannon Smith during the second half of The College of William and Mary Tribe at the Hofstra Pride on Friday April 21, 2017. Photo Credit: Lee S Weissmamn The 2008 graduate of West Babylon is the state's all-time leading scorer in girls lacrosse with 729 points and 505 goals, according to NYSPHSAA.

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  14. Long Island hires and promotions: Howie Meadows, King O'Rourke Auto GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Newsday

    Howie Meadows of Kings Park has been hired as a Cadillac sales manager at King O'Rourke Auto Group in Smithtown. Photo Credit: Howie Meadows of Kings Park has been hired as a Cadillac sales manager at King O'Rourke Auto Group in Smithtown.

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  15. Babylon Town highlights rail stations with historical markersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Newsday

    The blue-and-yellow signs will be installed at the Wyandanch, Pinelawn, Babylon, Lindenhurst, Copiague and Amityville LIRR stations, as well as at former rail stations in Deer Park and West Babylon. The LIRR station in Copiague is among eight current and former stations in Babylon Town that will be getting historical markers.

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  16. Babylon fire marshal says church's garden mulch is fire hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Newsday

    Christ Episcopal Church officials say the town's threat to remove most of the more than 2 feet of mulch at its rectory would destroy the permaculture method they use to grow fruits and vegetables for the needy. The Rev.

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  17. Cops: Man with 41 driver's license suspensions arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Newsday

    A man with more than 40 suspensions of his driver's license was arrested Thursday after he was pulled over while driving in West Babylon, Suffolk County police said. Shortly before noon First Precinct officers pulled over a 2005 Toyota Sequoia driven by Frank Cairo, 74, of 10th Street, West Babylon, at the corner of Straight Path and 14th Street, police said.

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  18. How Long Island families address screen timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Newsday

    The Baijnauth family, from left, Kevin, Amina, 7, Aliyah, 12, Audriana, 3, and Nicole. The kids have to complete chores before they are allowed screen time.

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  19. Long Island prom kings and queens: Where are they now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Newsday

    They were crowned king and queen in their proms of yesteryear. But, what are they up to these days? Let's follow up with some of the past prom kings and queens of Long Island high schools.

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  20. Man robbed ice cream shop, tanning salon, Suffolk police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Newsday

    Now, Michael Riggs, 32, of West Babylon, is under arrest, charged with two counts of third-degree robbery and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, Suffolk County police said. Riggs was arrested just before 6 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Brookside Avenue and the Sunrise Highway North Service Road after an investigation by First Squad detectives, according to police.

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