November 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Alleghany Avenue summer readers and mathematicians

Shown, left to right, are second and third-graders Jackie, Ryan, Michael, Nicole, Sal, Rebecca and Amanda celebrating their summer reading and math accomplishments with an ice-cream party. More...

North Babylon teen gets book published

A t seventeen years old, Jessica James, is already a published author. Her book More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

LUCY IS A GREAT GRANDMOTHER. Her granddaughter, Kelly Morris Venema and her husband Jeremy welcome their first child, Ashley Morgan Venema on Oct. 28 in Crystal, Michigan, weighing in at four pounds, three ounces. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

It's a "Battle of the Beasts" this coming weekend with several simultaneous pet events including two Adoptathons, a special needs animal fundraiser auction; a bowling benefit for the disaster planning animal response teams; and pet photos with Sant More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Dorita, Shepherd mix More...

Obituaries

Ralph Grasso, West Babylon dry cleaner owner

Former longtime Babylon Village resident and loving patriarch Ralph A. Grasso died Sept. 6, 2008 in Tamarac, Florida. He was 90-yearsold. 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 De- George Thomas DeGeorge More...

Babylon voters help elect Barack Obama

Martinez and Quirk elected; all incumbent state lawmakers sent back to Albany

There were tears of joy at the post election gathering of Babylon Town Democrats when it became apparent that America had reached a milestone in its history electing the first African American President. More...

Kicking off the year with character

During an assembly program comprised of original songs and stories, Babylon Elementary School kindergarten through second-grade students had the chance to decide what kinds of choices they would make if faced with a number of different situations. More...

Five men arrested for patronizing prostitutes

Suffolk County Police today arrested five "Johns", people who solicited prostitutes, in Bay Shore Wed., Nov. 5. The arrests were made between noon and 3 p.m. More...

Man charged in hold up at local pharmacies

Suffolk County Police arrested a Dix Hills man on Monday for robbing three pharmacies on the same day last month, including one in Lindenhurst. Police gave this account. More...

 

People/Social

Pastor Appreciation Day at Bethel A.M.E. Church

On Sun., Oct. 12, the members of 101-year-old Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Babylon honored their former pastor and their present pastor in an afternoon praise service at the church. More...

Edmonds and Stabiles celebrate engagement

Linda and Greg Edmonds of Massapequa announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin to John Dammacco, the son of Kathy and Carl Stabile of North Babylon. More...

Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club holds annual luncheon and fashion show

The Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club annual Ladies Day luncheon and fashion show was held Wed., Aug. 20 and hosted by Karen Whalen, Gail Ferrari, Judy Hughes and Lisa Gilbrandsen. The event was attended by over 190 guests. More...

Library

This week at the Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Autumn Centerpiece: Mon. Nov. 17 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. $3 fee. •Long Island Blood drive: Tues. Nov. 18 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. •AARP Driver's Safety: Wed. Nov. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Nov. 15 •Bariatric Support Group: 9-10:30 a.m.., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. Free. To register, call 376-4444. More...

St. Monica's Guild to meet

St. Monica's Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., Nov. 17, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631-581-0466. More...

Helping Hands to host food drive

Helping Hands will be holding a Thanksgiving food drive, Wed., Nov. 19, 9:30 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, 340 Union Ave., West Islip. More...

Opinion

Editorial

American Dream becomes a reality with Obama win

The historic election of President-elect Barack Obama has moved this country into a new era­­- a time in which the forces of racism, hatred and a divided America have little or no support from the general will of its citizens. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Government bailouts weaken capitalism and economy

Everywhere today politicians are blaring that they must save America's financial institutions, alleging catastrophic risk to the economy were any to fail. More...













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