January 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

WI music students make All State

The New York State School Music Association recently named six West Islip High School students to its All-State ensembles out of the thousands who auditioned last spring. More...

Registered sex offender from Lindenhurst faces new charges in Nassau County

A 74-year-old registered sex offender from Lindenhurst was arrested Dec. 10 by Nassau County Police who charged him with a criminal sexual act, having sex with a minor, and endangering the welfare of a child. More...

Babylon Elementary School students get into the spirit

Babylon Elementary School students got into the holiday spirit a bit early this December when a group of talented actors from the Airport Playhouse visited the school and performed their production of Frosty the Snowman. More...

Special Sections

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. 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, Jan. 3 •Suffolk County Gray Panthers: 1 p.m., West Islip Public Library. For info., call 736-7875. More...

Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers services

The Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers a comprehensive program of shelter and non-residential supportive services for victims of dating and domestic violence. More...

"Operation Christmas stockings for our Troops...!!!"

Shown are Signal 8 Saloon owner Craig Delmarco and Boatsie's Boxes Long Island Chapter President Susan Esposito, along with Christmas stockings packaged for our troops in Iraq, which were donated by local residents and businesses of Copiague, Amit More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY Wells Fargo Bank, NA, et al., Plaintiff(s) vs. Yvonne Johnson, et al., Defendant(s) Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s): ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C. More...

Lindy MS hosts college program

"It is never too early to start thinking about college," advised Gigi Lamens, director of admissions at St. Joseph's College in Patchogue. More...

Top Chef Daniel Gagnon of Babylon Carriage House on popular Bravo show

Bravo channel Top Chef contestant and chef de cuisine of the Babylon Carriage House, Daniel Gagnon, has made a lasting impression with his culinary skills upon the millions of Americans who tune into this popular cable program. More...

Police charge man with robbing Lindenhurst bank

Suffolk County Police arrested a man on Fri., Dec. 19, charging him with robbing a bank in Lindenhurst. Police said that Randall, J. Carbone entered the Chase Bank branch at 945 N. Wellwood Ave. at 2:08 p.m. More...

Levy approves affordable housing initiative for Wyandanch

Continuing to fight the causes of Long Island's "brain drain," S.C. Exec. Steve Levy today announced the legislative approval for his latest affordable housing initiative. More...

Babylon School Board congratulates commended student

The Babylon School District Board of Education and administration congratulated Babylon Senior High School student Victoria Barberich for being named a Commended Student in the 2009 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"More powerful than a locomotive. Able to eat tall couches in a single bound-"No, not Superman, but Marley, the demolitions expert disguised as a rambunctious yellow Lab, has stepped out of John Grogan's popular novel, Marley & Me, More...

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

MORE ON MARY SCHAPIRO Remember when Fran Pasch had her Nursery School at the basement of the Episcopal Church? That was way back in the 50's. More...

Obituaries

Longtime area resident, Bobby Blossom

Longtime Babylon and Bay Shore resident Robert "Bobby" Blossom died Nov. 1, 2008. He was 86 years old. He was born in New York City to Edna and Sumner Blossom. When he was two years old, his family moved to a home on Woodsome Road in Babylon. More...

James Drake, formerly of West Islip

Longtime West Islip resident James Drake died on Oct. 20, 2008 at his home in St. James. He was 81. Born Nov. 7, 1926 in Brooklyn to Clarence and Josephine (nee Reddy), he served as a corporal in the U.S. More...

Opinion

A few thoughts for the New Year.

Editorial

First, if you will be out celebrating the New Year, please don't drink and drive. Ensure that you have a reliable designated driver, call a cab or stay put until your alcohol levels are within the legal limits. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Veto of park fee increases holds the line for taxpayers, says lawmaker

Dear Editor: As costs and expenses continue to escalate, local governments must do all they can to avoid onerous tax and fee increases. With this in mind, I was pleased that several of my legislative colleagues joined me in sustaining S.C. Exec. More...













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