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Village of Babylon

Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no garbage, rubbish or recycling pick-up on Thurs., Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday and also on Thurs, .Jan 1, 2009 in observance of the New Year's holiday. More...

Good Samaritan's annual Cancer Survivors' Day

On Sun., Sept. 7, more than 1,100 cancer survivors and their families were honored for their strength and courage, as were the contributions of their families and friends. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

THANKS Santa, the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Babylon for the letting us have the red plastic gags for free parking during the holidays. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

If the following lost dog situation were a Lifetime movie, a happy ending would be guaranteed, especially at holiday time. But it's not TV; it's real life. On Dec. 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, Dec. 19 •Caring for Your Baby Class:7-9:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $20, 1 class. More...

Nutcracker Tickets - a holiday classic for all

Dancing snow flakes, Sugar Plum Fairy, Queen Rat and a magical Nutcracker come together in one unforgettable Christmas Eve night in Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet, The Nutcracker. More...

Babylon Town Tax Receiver notifies of first half taxes due

Babylon Town Tax Receiver, Corinne DiSomma, stated that 2008/2009 first half taxes are due and payable in her office at 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, on or before Sat., Jan. More...

New Credit Education Law goes into effect this month in Suffolk

Any bank doing business in Suffolk County will have to provide its customers with credit counseling under a new law that went into effect December 12. The law, "Enhance CREDIT Act," was introduced last month by S.C. Leg. More...

Travelers' Club News

The Travelers' Club of Babylon held the fifth meeting of its 103rd year at the home of Margaret Daniel. Mary Valentine presented a paper on the religion of Poland. More...

Good Samaritan's Mammography & Breast Diagnostic Center and Chief of Surgery honored

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center's Mammography and Breast Diagnostic Center and the hospital's Chief of Surgery John W. Francfort, MD, were recently chosen as finalists at the third annual Heath Care Heroes' Awards Program. More...

Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce Old-Fashioned Night of Shopping

Babylon Village turned on the holiday cheer big time the weekend of December 5th with a list of festivities to mark the official start of the holiday season in the Village. More...

 

People/Social

Army Pvt. Brittany E. Corso graduates basic combat training

Army Pvt. Brittany E. Corso has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Local resident awarded top 20 Techies award from LISTnet

Future Tech Enterprise, Inc. has announced that Steve Vames, presales engineer, has won a Top 20 Techies Award from LISTnet, the Long Island Software and Technology Network. The Babylon resident has worked at Future Tech for four years. More...

Army Reserve Pfc. Michael A. Pauciullo graduates from basic combat training

Army Reserve Pfc. Michael A. Pauciullo has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. Pauciullo is a 2006 graduate of North Babylon High School. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Design your own Lamp: Sat. Jan. 10 from 2-3:30 p.m. For young adults. •Organize & Declutter your World: Mon. Jan. 12 from 7-8:30 p.m. •AARP Driver's Safety Class: Wed. Jan. More...

Obituaries

Memorial to be held Dec. 22 for local William Thorn

Longtime Amityville resident William Peirce Thorn died Nov. 23, 2008 at the age of 88. A memorial will be held Dec. 22, 2008 at Powell Funeral Home. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on Nov. More...

Opinion

Elections, not appointments, are the Democratic way

Editorial

Two elected positions, one in the Town of Oyster Bay and the other in the U.S. Senate, will be going to hand-picked political appointees leaving the public without its choice of representation. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Dear Editor: My New Year's Resolution will be to stay debt free for 2009. To do this, I will follow a pay as you go policy with no deficit spending. If I should get a 2009 stimulus check I will put it into a bank. More...













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