Despite rainy weather, Babylon Village held its annual swim meet, giving youngsters a chance to compete for medals.The event got underway at 9 a.m. with parents and youngsters lining up as they huddled beneath umbrellas.Watch the print edition of the Babylon Beacon for more on this story:www.babylonbeacon.com
The baby western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) born at the Bronx Zoo in 2014 and 2015 are a year older and ready for summer. Their playful interactions with their parents and one another give zoo visitors an opportunity to observe the family dynamics and see how their personalities have developed.
“It is,” said NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean- Pierre, “about saving lives.”
The Lindenhurst lawmaker was joined by S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone at Lindenhurst High School last week to announce state funding to two local groups battling the heroin and opioid epidemics in their communities.