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Amityville woman brings comfort to sick kids with NASCAR Teddy Bears

Amityville Village resident Roberta Paul has managed to combine her passion for NASCAR with a promise to help make sick children's lives a little better. More...

Students recognized for their community volunteerism

People in the News

Twenty-eight Lindenhurst school students recently received the President's Student Service Award in recognition of their community volunteerism over the past 12 months. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

New Year's Day 1887: Westminster Kennel Club invited members and their guests to a "holiday" pigeon shoot at their fancy clubhouse in Babylon. A special train left LI City on arrival of the 9 AM boat from E. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Tai Chi for Arthritis: Monday, January 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11 & 25 from 10-11 a.m. $12 pp fee. •5 Secrets to Looking & Feeling Younger: Wednesday, January 9 from 7:30-8:45 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, January 4 •New Mother's Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $50 per family x5 session. More...

Babylon School District kindergarten registration information

Babylon School District offers a full day kindergarten program for students residing within district lines. More...

Village Christmas tree lighting ceremony holiday parade

The Village of Lindenhurst, in conjunction with the Lindenhurst Historical Society, sponsored the Village holiday tree lighting, Sunday, Dec. 2. More...

Opinion

We hope you and yours will mark 2008 with historical success

Editorial

January 1, the beginning of a New Year, with its open ended opportunities and chances for advancement, betterment and hope, is a date in history that also marks some interesting events. On Jan. More...

Levy's plan is penny wise and pound foolish

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: Steve Levy says he has to veto a variety of budget items claiming, "The more spending added to the base of the budget, the harder it is to control taxes." But Levy didn't see a problem with allocating more than $1 million for his sh More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Lindy teen lives with diabetes and looks to the future

Robert Festa enjoyed a typical childhood until he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Now 13-years-old, the Lindenhurst resident lives with the complications of the disease but looks to the future. More...

Babylon School District to hold financial aid workshop Jan. 9

The Babylon Junior-Senior High School PTSA and the counseling department invite all parents and students in grades 11 and 12 to attend a financial aid seminar to be held Wed., Jan. 9, 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. More...

Bronx man charged in Copiague shooting death

A 25-year-old Copiague man was shot and killed in the back yard of his home Mon., Dec. 4. Two days later, they arrested a Bronx man, charging him in the homicide. At approximately 10:10 p.m., Dec. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Deer Park administration accepts Patriot Award

Deer Park Robert Frost Middle School teacher John Heeg, a serviceman with the New York National Guard in Iraq, publicly honored the Deer Park administration and Board of Education members in front of fellow teachers and community members. More...

Bench dedication in Lindenhurst

In an emotional ceremony, the Christina Rose Renna bench was dedicated in Christina's memory in the courtyard at Lindenhurst High School. Christina, a Lindenhurst High School student-athlete, past away this past January from cancer. More...

Veterans remembered in West Babylon

The West Babylon Junior High School in the West Babylon School District marked Veterans Day with a celebration. The eighth grade band provided the entertainment, playing classics such as the Star Spangled Banner and God Bless America. More...

Obituaries

Frances Bliss of Babylon, former Good Samaritan nurse

Frances M. Bliss was a woman who devoted herself to her family. A longtime resident of Babylon, she died on November 13, 2007 in Port Orange, Florida. She was 96 years old and lived on Litchfield Avenue for many years. More...

Sue Ann Mendez, Babylon resident, at 54

Babylon resident Sue Ann Mendez (nee Forte) died November 26, 2007. She was 54 years old and has devoted her life to caring for her husband, children and home. More...

Julia Bandarick, of W. Babylon

Longtime West Babylon resident Julia Bandarick died November 26, 2007. She lived there for 56 years. She leaves behind her siblings, Ed Cencora and Stella Cutrone; as well as many nieces and nephews. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

North Babylon Cemetery Association Notice The annual meeting of the owners of lots in North Babylon Association will be held at 8 PM on January 3rd, 2008 at Pier 44, Fire Island Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702 for the purpose of electing trustees and the More...













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