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Schools/Sports

After a great season, tough loss for Babylon's Girls Soccer

Babylon lost a heartbreaker Thurs., Oct. 30, 1-0 in double overtime against Mattituck in the semi-finals of the Class B Tournament. More...

Babylon blasts Bayport, 49-7; Big Cats lead the way to playoffs

The Big Cats, Babylon's fine offensive front, opened holes wide enough for their grandparents to walk through arm-in-arm, as the Panthers ripped the Bayport Phantoms 49-7 at Bayport's Sullivan Field last Saturday. More...

Scholars in the News...

• Robert Finn, of West Islip, graduated from York College, York, Pennsylvania in August with a bachelor's degree in public relations. More...

Library

Babylon Public Library book sale

The Friends of the Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Ave., Babylon Village, will hold a book sale open to the public on Sat., Nov. 22, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 23 from 1 to 3:30 p.m., in the Library's Community Room. More...

This week at the Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •A Colonial Thanksgiving: Sat. Nov. 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. •Autumn Centerpiece: Mon. Nov. 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $3 fee. •Long Island Blood drive: Tues. Nov. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Nov. 8 •Caregiver's Support group: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. To register, call 376-4444. More...

JFK Elementary School to hold Night of Shopping

The John F. Kennedy fifth grade committee, sponsored by the JFK PTA, will be holding its third annual Night of Shopping. More...

Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition to host annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser

Lucy and Mike Domingo,owners and operators of Café Il Villagio, 35 Deer Park Ave., Babylon Village, will again hold their annual spaghetti dinner benefiting the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Our language speaks to who we are

With an office on Park Boulevard, we have a front row seat to the actions of hundreds of young people who mill about, getting a slice of pizza or an ice cream along the business district in the rite of passage today we call hangin'out. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

S.C. Exec. Steve Levy responds: Funds to local church are not being cut

Dear Editor: I am writing in response to a letter from Kevin O'Neill of West Babylon, in which he claims I am cutting funding to the Gerald Ryan Outreach Center at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Wyandanch from $50,000 to zero. More...

Babylon GOP hosts dinner for candidates

Republicans in the Town of Babylon held a salute to their 2008 candidates at a fundraiser dinner Oct. 22 at Chateau LaMer in Lindenhurst. More...

Republic EIS document available for review

Called "The Stratosphere Hangar Proposal," a thorough Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) environmental assessment (EA) is available for public review on a plan that calls for a new state-of-the-art hangar to be located on the site of the former More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst holds its annual Oktoberfest

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Councilmen Flotteron and Edwards attend Islip Breast Cancer Coalition dinner

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron, left, and Councilman John Edwards, right, recently attended the Islip Breast Cancer Coalition awards dinner. More...

Rose Herting celebrates 100th Birthday

Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan, left, and Councilman Gene Parrington, right, recently visited with Rose Herting at the Brentwood Senior Center to wish her a happy 100th Birthday. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Cyrus Take 2: Prior to the Beach Boys song, felines instinctively harnessed "Good Vibrations", so before adding another dimension to the powerful purr, let's revisit an Oct. 23 "Pets" column about Cyrus, the kitten with 2 broken legs. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

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Obituaries

Dorothy Anderson, 29-year W. Babylon resident

Longtime West Babylon resident Dorothy Anderson died Oc. 11, 2008. She was 89. Born Dorothy Uhll on May 29, 1919 in Brooklyn, she moved to Clinton Corners, New York in 1964. In 1979, she moved to West Babylon. More...

Fred Waldron, Babylon Village resident

Babylon Village resident and retired New York City Transit bus driver Frederick Ronald Waldron died October 17, 2008. He was 71. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Elmont for many years before moving to Amityville in 1994. More...

Jack Greaney, Oak Beach resident

Former Massapequa business owner and resident John Francis "Jack" Greaney, Jr. died Oct. 22, 2008 after a brief illness. The 87-year-old also had a home on Oak Beach in Babylon. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

ACCOUNTING CITATION File No. 188 A 2006 SURROGATE'S COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK By the Grace of God Free and Independent To Carle DiMauro Donna Di Mauro Nicholas DeGeorge Thomas More...













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