December 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Town's tree lighting celebration Friday

The Babylon Town tree lighting celebration, which was cancelled due to bad weather on Sunday has been rescheduled for Fri., Dec. 5. at 6 p.m., in front of Town Hall. More...

Babylon Village Tree lighting & Wassail Bowl

The annual holiday tree lighting will be held Sun., Dec. 7th at 4 p.m. at Argyle Lake. In addition, the traditional Historical Society Museum, located at 117 W. Main St., will be open from 3 to 5 p.m. More...

Bill Crothers Jr., running for another term for Copiague Fire Commissioners

On Dec. 9, voters in the Copiague Fire District will head to the polls to elect a fire commissioner. Running unopposed for a five-year term is Bill Crothers. The Copiague Fire Department has a paid EMS unit from 6 a.m. More...

Two youths arrested for making bomb threats in West Islip

Suffolk County Police arrested two 13-year-old West Islip Middle School students yesterday, charging them with writing a note stating there was a bomb at the Beach Street Middle School they attended. More...

Scholar news . . .

•James R. Fairbrother, of West Islip, a student at Binghamton University of the State University of New York, was recently awarded the Henrietta and Henry Quade Scholarship. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Homecoming 2008 Spirit - Victory - Pride

School spirit and community pride were at an alltime high as spectators filled the stands at Babylon Junior- Senior High School for the start of Homecoming 2008. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

'Tis the season to be jolly. Cats finally have a reason to kick up their heels. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Ginger Bread House: Sat. Dec. 6 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. •The Evergreen Choir: Sun. Dec. 7 from 2-3 p.m. •Holiday Wreath: Mon. Dec. 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $3 fee. More...

Obituaries

Eve Schechtel, at 43, loved animals

Longtime North Babylon resident and animal lover Eve Schechtel died unexpectedly on July 17, 2008 in Sayville. She was 43 years old and had lived in Sayville since 2001. She was born on October 14, 1964 and grew up in North Babylon. More...

Opinion

Americans need a grown-up Christmas list

Editorial

The senseless death of Wal-Mart security guard Jdimytai Damour by a group of savage holiday shoppers who stampeded that store last week brings to mind another incident that highlighted the abysmal level of human sensitivity to life. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Holiday Super Sale Day ends in death

Public Commentary

Dear Editor, My family and I spent last week visiting Spain. The hotel had two English speaking TV channels both were news networks. More...

Babylon Panthers win Long Island Championship

The Babylon Panthers went the distance and won it all. More...

Local folks in the News....

Ieasia Walker, a senior at Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School, signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of South Carolina. Walker received a full scholarship to attend USC and play basketball for its women's team. More...

WB, DP and WI Fire Districts holding Commissioners' elections

On Dec. 9, local fire districts will be holding elections for Fire Commissioners. More...

After threats: increased security at North Babylon H.S.

North Babylon High School students were evacuated on November 5 due to threats scrawled on a bathroom stall aimed at the student body and the principal. More...

West Islip Lions fall to Riverhead

Lions quarterback Scott Mattera (#15), is shown during County Championship Division II game against Riverhead Blue Waves at Lavalle Stadium last week. More...

 

People/Social

Long Islanders remember veterans

The annual Veterans Day ceremonies were held at Long Island National Cemetery at Farmingdale. The day's events were sponsored by LINCMO, the Long Island National Cemetery Memorial Organization. More...

Stern hosts party for Fighting 69th

S.C. Leg. Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, Chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, hosted an Armed Forces Day party for the children of servicemen and women of the "Fighting 69th" serving in Afghanistan. More...

KIC Junior Commissioners honored by Islip Town

Bay Shore High School's Junior KIC (Keep Islip Clean) Commissioners: Andrew Cohen, Matthew Cohen, Ben Schuman, and Christine Spiegel were inducted recently at the Town of Islip. More...

Events & Bulletin

Helen Keller Services for the Blind seeks volunteers

Suffolk County Helen Keller Services for the Blind is seeking volunteers in all areas of Suffolk County, and particularly northwest Suffolk, to spend one or two hours a week visiting blind, elderly people who are homebound. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital blood drive to be held

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center,, 1000 Montauk Hwy., West Islip will be holding a blood drive Mon., Dec. 8, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Baxter entrance. Then on Dec. 29, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, Dec. 5 •"Breastfeeding Your Baby" Course: 7-9:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $50, 2 classes. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice of formation of Grams Girls LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 10/16/08. Office located in Suffolk. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...













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