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Week in Review: New Barber Shop, 9/11 Memorial Service

All of the top stories from around Babylon this past week.

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Catch up on the big headlines from the past week below with the top five headlines that got your neighbors' attention this week.

W. Babylon Sees Rise in Residential Burglaries in August

West Babylon accounted for almost a fifth of the Suffolk County First Precinct's residential burglaries in the month of August, according to police officials.

First Precinct officers speaking at a recent community meeting noted a small bump in West Babylon's residential burglaries in past month, up one from four in the month of July. The precinct on the whole had 33 during the month, with only Lindenhurst outpacing the hamlet with seven.

Babylon Students Head Back to Class

Monday was not only the beginning of another work week – for students, it was the beginning of another great school year in Babylon.

Students from throughout the district headed back to one of the area's three schools to begin classes again until June.

Asian Buffet Restaurant Could Be Headed to West Babylon

An Asian buffet restaurant could be opening up in West Babylon soon if it passes through the Town of Babylon Planning Board.

Restaurant owner Lee Lin spoke through his attorney Eli Elbaum, of Uniondale, during the meeting.

New Barber Shop to Open at Former Cathy's Cuts Locale

A recently vacated storefront that belonged to Cathy's Cuts prior to the barber shop's move already has a new tenant working hard to renovate the inside – another barber.

West Babylon-based James Anthony's Barber Shop is expected to open his door "in or around" Nov. 1 at the Deer Park Avenue storefront.

Photos: Town of Babylon 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

To mark the 12th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attacks, the Town of Babylon and the Town of Babylon Fire Chiefs Association hosted a remembrance ceremony at the Town’s 9/11 Memorial, located in between Cedar and Overlook beaches on Ocean Parkway on Wednesday evening.  

At the ceremony, a list of the names of those from the area who died that day was read. Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer delivered the opening remarks.


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