December 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Off-duty police officer saves women, five pets from burning home

An off-duty Suffolk County police officer helped to rescue a woman and her five pets from a burning home in North Amityville Fri., Dec. 5. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The "Twelve Dogs of Christmas" highlight some happy endings of the year (courtesy of folks working together), one for each month; a microcosm of all the joy and sadness that happens at shelters everywhere. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 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, Dec. 27 •Bariatric Support Group: 9-10:30 a.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info., call 376-4444. More...

Islip Tax Receiver announces holiday hours

Property Taxes Due by January 12, 2009 Islip Town Receiver of Taxes Virginia E. Allen has announced that her office, located at 40 Nassau Ave., Islip, is now accepting payment of 2008/2009 taxes. More...

K of C annual free throw championship

The Knights of Columbus will be holding its annual Free Throw Championship on Wed., Jan. 7, 2009 at Miles Middle School, 501 Route 110, Amityville. All boys and girls who are age 10 to 14 as of Jan. More...

Happy Holidays to all!

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Strong Babylon connection in D.C. with appointment of Mary Schapiro

Remember Tempus Fugit? It was a very popular antique shop in the Village of Babylon for a number of years until the owner, Bob Schapiro, moved to Washington D.C. to be near his daughter, Mary, several years ago. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst student heads to University of Maryland

Lindenhurst High School volleyball standout Samantha Rosario signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Maryland in the fall. She has been the team's All-Star player for the past four years and is a true leader. More...

West Islip student accepts lacrosse scholarship

West Islip High School senior Salliebeth Finnegan recently signed a letter of intent with the University of Oregon to play girls lacrosse on a lacrosse scholarship. More...

N. Babylon student tapped for All-East Regional team by national coaches

North Babylon's 2008 girls' varsity soccer season began with a huge question mark. Senior midfielder, Jenny Melton, was coming off a major knee surgery and hoping to return to form. More...

Obituaries

Nora Carmen, waitress for Country Kettle Restaurant

Lifetime Amityville resident Nora L. Carmen, who was a waitress in a Massapequa restaurant, died Nov. 11, 2008 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. She was 69. She was born Oct. More...

Ed Warden, longtime resident of Bay Shore, at 85 in Hilton Head

Joseph (Ed) Warden, a World War II veteran and longtime resident of Bay Shore, died Nov. 22, 2008. He was 85 years old. He was described by his family as a man with an optimistic outlook, who was kind and giving. More...













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