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Man Killed as Car Strikes Dump Truck in N. Babylon

A 28-year-old Babylon man was killed Thursday when his car struck a dump truck that had pulled over on the side of the Sunrise Highway service road in North Babylon. 

Thomas Hudson was pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Hospital following the crash around 7 p.m., police said. 


Humpback Whale Found Dead at Gilgo Beach

A humpback whale was found dead on Gilgo Beach on Tuesday morning, entangled in fishing nets, according to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

According to Newsday, a surfer found the large mammal beached about a mile east of Gilgo Beach in Babylon. The female, weighing about 20 tons, showed signs of trauma associated with the fishing net, program director Kimberly Durham said.


Old Village Hall Relocation Process Begins

The excavation process for the relocation of the Old Village Hall began in Lindenhurst recently, as the nearly 100 year old building is prepped for a move roughly four streets away.  

The former village hall, currently located at 215 South Wellwood Avenue, has been used as a village hall, police station and, most recently, a museum, but the building will take on a new role once again as workers began prepping it for the move last week – historical park building.


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