February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village gives final okay to theater and arts center

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The Babylon Village Board approved a set of covenants, restrictions and conditions for the Main Street Theatre project, paving the way for the owners, Mark Perlman and his son Dylan, to move forward. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 24   •On Fri., Feb. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the library will have VITA Tax Help. VITA volunteers will be at the library to do simple tax returns. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111.  Saturday, February 25   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Oquenock Elementary in West Islip raises money for John Theissen Children's Foundation

Students at West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School spent the holiday season raising $1,092 for the John Theissen Children’s Foundation. The school’s fifth-graders organized the fundraiser by selling scented pencils during lunch. More...

Deer Park High School inducts 52 students into National Honor Society

Deer Park High School held it’s 55th annual National Honor Society induction ceremony on Dec. 12, welcoming 52 new members.  More...

Lindenhurst Board of Education receives recognition

The Lindenhurst Union Free School District’s Board of Education was recently honored by the district’s administration and PTA Council for their dedication and commitment to the students of Lindenhurst. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Blood Pressure Screening: Sat., March 4, 11 a.m to 12 p.m. Screenings are on a first come/ first serve basis. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, February 26  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, February 27   More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Myths, Folk Tales & Legends, vs. Realities by Sandi Brewster Walker February 25

Along the Great South Bay: Myths, Folk Tales & Legends, vs. Realities of Slavery will be offered at the Fire Island Lighthouse by Sandi Brewster-Walker. The event will be held Sat., Feb. 25, 1 p.m. in the Lens Building. More...

United Methodist Church Chef competition March 4

A chef competition will be held Sat., March 4, 6 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 515 S. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst.  Bring your favorite entrée or dessert. Vote for your favorites. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK The Bank of New York Mellon as Trustee for Home Equity Loan Trust 2007-FRE1, Plaintiff AGAINST Karen Brewster; Gregory Brewster a/k/a Greg Brewster a/k/a Gregory G. More...

Breaking News - 11:38 AM

Applications being accepted for summer jobs at Suffolk Parks - Free Access

S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone and the S.C. More...

Breaking News - 2/22/2017 3:26 PM

Police seek public's help in locating Lindenhurst woman - Free Access

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a Lindenhurst woman who has not been heard from in more than two months.Police said Briar Latanville, 23, of 480 North Clinton Ave., last spoke to her parents, who More...

Bellone reaches out for support for County's sex offender law

S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone spoke with numerous parents and residents recently to encourage support for the Suffolk County Community Protection Act. More...

 

People/Social

Dana Besemer engaged to William Schaffer

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy and Susan Besemer of Babylon Village announce the wedding of their daughter Dana Besemer to William Schaffer, son of Mr. William and Diane Schaffer of Lindenhurst, recently relocated to Florida.  More...

Motivational speaker Marc Mero presents his Champion of Choices program to Udall Road students

Motivational speaker Marc Mero, a former pro wrestler and the author of How To Be the Happiest Person on the Planet, recently presented his Champion of Choices program to the students of West Islip’s Udall Road Middle School.  More...

Checking your roof should be a “top” priority

It may not be a sexy item to consider, but inspecting the condition of your home’s roof is something all homeowners should check off their “to do” list. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Meadow and Maci Ferrigno of Babylon are set to appear in an episode of the CBS series “Madame Secretary.” The episode is scheduled to air in early March. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

My friend’s two cats- Pitty Pat and Margaret- are not thrilled about each other, but do share affection for a particular condiment olives. They knock them off the table, swat them and rub against the top of the olives too. More...

Obituaries

Providence (Zee) Sarcia, Lindenhurst resident, caregiver

Throughout her life, Providence (Zee) Sarcia cared for others. As a young girl, she helped the family during the Great Depression, and later took a job as a seamstress. More...

Opinion

Road improvements can’t be willy nilly

If we were to survey residents about their concerns with local government, we are sure that taxes and the condition of roads would be a priority. Yet, one impacts directly on the other.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Eastwood’s cartoon on the Vatican wall challenged by readers

Dear Editor:  I didn’t get Kevin Eastwood’s cartoon about the Vatican at first. He seems to be saying that it is hypocritical of Catholic priests--or is this supposed to be Pope Francis?--to urge the U.S. More...













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