GreaterBabylon seeks to be the premier information resource for the people of Babylon Village, West Babylon, North Babylon and West Islip.

This is a daily news site with a magazine feel. Our focus is on quality writing and storytelling, with an emphasis on features and community news — as opposed to crime and politics.

GreaterBabylon is a part of the group of local news sites.

about the publisher

Michael White, formerly of West Babylon, launched on July 1, 2015, after 15 years in newspapers.

Mike was a staff writer at dailies in Maryland and New York City, including the Daily News, where he last served in the Police Bureau. He is also a former editor of The Suffolk Times and Riverhead News-Review, top weekly newspapers on Long Island’s East End.

He has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and an English/journalism degree from the University of Delaware.

You can reach him directly at, or call 631-786-5708.

Our offices are located at 58 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772.

In loving memory of Anthony D. Ferrara (1982-2015)