December 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Helping Hands held annual holiday drive

Helping Hands in West Islip recently held its 17th Annual Holiday Drive on Dec. 5 and collected over 5,000 toys for underprivileged children of Long Island. Over 10 charities were serviced. More...

Former Deer Park resident being sought by Florida police

A former Deer Park resident is being sought by authorities in Brevard County for failing to show up for sentencing after being convicted of bilking approximately two dozen people, mostly elderly, out of more $50,000 in a home improvement scam. More...

Fire Island Lighthouse New Year's Day hike

The Fire Island Lighthouse is sponsoring a New Year's Day Nature Hike and Lighthouse Tour. Meet at the Robert Moses State Parking Field #5 at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 1. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

As 2007 ends: "Out with the old; in with the new; out with the new" is a twist on the familiar saying. More...

FOR ADOPTION

Nola, Last Hope More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Sign up for Tai Chi for Arthritis: Monday, January 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11 & 25 from 10-11 a.m. $12 pp fee. •Sign up for Crazy for Quesadilla's: Saturday, January 12 from 1-2 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, December 28 •Pain Management Support: 2-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info. call 376-4444. More...

Holiday note from the Village of Babylon

Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no garbage, rubbish or recycling pick-up on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008 in observance of the New Year's holiday. More...

Thanksgiving fun at Babylon Library

The Babylon Library has been bustling with fun and creative holiday programs for all ages. In the children's department, children enjoyed several Thanksgiving programs including a turkey craft for children from pre-k through kindergarten. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY. RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, LLC, BY SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING, LLC, ATTORNEY IN FACT, Pltf. vs. RAYMOND SYLVESTER, et al, Defts. Index #06-27696. More...

Former Babylonians bring a little bit of Long Island to their new home in Arizona

Robert and Helen (nee Hoyt) Fraser, former longtime Babylon Village residents, are looking to bring a little piece of Long Island to their new lakeside community in Arizona. More...

Babylon's Junior Panthers football team heading to a championship; facing West Islip

The Babylon Football Junior Panthers on the road faced Islip November 4 and continued to pounce their opponents. Babylon won at Islip 19-6, affording them to go to the Championship to face West Islip. The game started with an Islip drive. More...

Suffolk Police still investigating West Islip home invasion

Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are continuing to investigate a burglary that occurred at an occupied house in West Islip Tues., Dec. 11. More...

Masera's science fair teaches individuality

When the Masera Learning Center, an Eastern Suffolk BOCES facility in West Islip, announced its annual science fair would be held in late October, among the first projects to be submitted were by eight-year-old Garrett O'Neill and his sister, 11-ye More...

 

People/Social

Special snack bags prepared for the troops

Students in grades pre-k through eighth from Our Lady of Lourdes School, West Islip, have collaborated with Project Homefront to supply "goody bags" to the American troops overseas. More...

Girl Scouts donate pillows to Good Samaritan Hospital

Girl Scout Troop 173 from Kings Park, made and donated comfort pillows to the Breast Health Center of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. More...

Village residents recognized for community service

At a recent Lindenhurst Village board meeting, Mayor Thomas Brennan recognized four of the Village's exceptional residents for their community service. More...

Obituaries

Ed Luksik, beloved Deer Park wrestling coach & teacher

Former successful Deer Park High School wrestling coach and social studies teacher Ed Luksik, Jr. died November 24, 2007 of cancer at his home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was 67. More...

Jim Smith, Inter-County bus owner & proud Babylon Lion

Lifelong Babylon Village resident James "Jimmy" K. Smith, Sr., who was an enthusiastic and active member of the Babylon Lion's Club, died Dec. 3, 2007. He was 62 and spent his life in Babylon Village running the family business. More...

Opinion

Suffolk's latest laws against child molestors is faulty

Editorial

A piece of legislation recently passed by the Suffolk County Legislature is a classic case of taking a good idea too far. More...

Fuschillo says MTA fare hike is “rail” bad idea

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: I am greatly disappointed that despite the urging of thousands of Long Island Rail Road riders and numerous state legislators, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has once again turned its back on Long Island's commuters More...

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