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WBAB Presents the 5th Annual Long Island Police Tug-Of-War Championship


Friday, July 27th beginning at 5:30pm, Jones Beach State Park - Field 4 Bandshell

 Click here for directions.

  • Suffolk Police vs. Nassau Police
  • Suffolk Deputy Sheriffs vs. Nassau Deputy Sheriffs
  • Suffolk Correction Officers vs. Nassau Correction Officers


Come see 2011 Champions Suffolk Police and Deputy Sheriffs and Nassau Corrections try to hold on to their title for another year!

Admission is free - All ages are welcome 

Raffle tickets will be available with all proceeds benefitting the WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT.

After the competition, stick around for a live performance by AC/DC tribute “Live Wire” on the Friendly’s Bandshell stage.Beer, wine and food are available. RSVP On Facebook!




TEAM SUFFOLK Police, Deputy Sheriffs and Correction Officers TEAM NASSAU Police, Deputy Sheriffs and Correction Officers        




Professor Alex Bradford -- Black History Month 2012

He was a multi-talented gospel composer, singer, arranger, and choir director who was a great influence on artists like Little Richard, Bob Marley, and Ray Charles and helped bring about the modern mass choir movement to gospel. Born in Bessemer, Professor Alex Bradford attended the Snow Hill Institute in Snow Hill, Alabama, where he acquired the title “Professor” while teaching as a student.

Dr. Bradford moved to Chicago in 1947 where he worked briefly with Roberta Martin and toured with Mahalia Jackson, then struck out on his own with his own group, “The Bradford Singers, followed by another group, The Bradford Specials. He recorded his first hit record “Too Close to Heaven” in 1954 which sold over one million copies and was awarded a gold disc.

In 1961 Bradford joined the cast in "Black Nativity", based on the writings of Langston Hughes. He appeared in Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, for which he won the Obie award, in 1972. He died in 1978 as the musical Your Arms Too Short to Box with God was in production. Bradford's music continues to provide a compelling message with much of his music available for digital download on iTunes.

Dee Snider Wants YOU!

WBAB is proud to support the 9th Annual Dee Snider Bikers for Babies Run, benefitting March of Dimes.


New Date: Sunday, September 25thNew Location: Nickerson Beach, Lido Blvd in Lido Beach


Registration: 9am-10:45amKickstands up at 11amRain or Shine


$30 per rider / $15 passenger


Click here to join the Bikers for Babies Facebook Community. 


To pre-register, call 516-496-8442 or visit


Help get the word out by clicking here and downloading the Bikers for Babies flyer. 


One in eight babies in the United States is born premature.  Some so tiny they can’t even cry.  If they could it would be for your help. 


Please help the March of Dimes pursue its mission, to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality, by riding to ensure that all babies are born full term and healthy.





Sticky Finger Run 2011

Join the celebration of CRAFT BEER ON LONG ISLAND!

WBAB is proud to present the first-ever



May 13-22, 2011


Long Island Craft Beer Week will be 10-days filled with entertaining and educational beer events—including Breakfast with the Brewers, The Golden Tap Awards Gala, “SimulCask” parties, meet the brewer nights, beer dinners, brewery tours, cooking with beer classes, beer tastings and more will be hosted by participating breweries, bars, and restaurants. 


Join WBAB on Wednesday, May 18th for our special CRAFT BEER WEEK PARTY at Kodiak’s in Farmingdale.  Admission is free and $10.23 gets you gets you craft beer to sample for two hours.  Click here for more details.


For a full list of Long Island Beer Week Events, click here.


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