January 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local folks in the News...

Angie Carpenter, Suffolk County Treasurer, was recently honored as "Woman of the Year" by West Islip American Legion Post No. 1738. More...

Deer Park students conquer L.I. Challenge

Deer Park High School's Academic Team competed in the Long Island Challenge on News 12. More...

Santa brings cheer to Iraq veteran in Southside Hospital

Santa Claus, a/k/a, Bob Norman, helped bring some cheer to the family of Iraq veteran Nicole Mallory, who was in rehabilitation at Southside Hospital on Christmas Day. Mallory served with the U.S. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"A Meow Mystery" Can we conjure the spirit of Robert Stack for an unsolved meow mystery? Marci, a 14 ½ year old indoor cat missing from her Deer Park home since last January waltzed up her own driveway almost a year to the day More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Get Fit While you Sit: Thurs. Jan. 22-Feb. 26 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. $22.50 per person. •Depression Discussion: Mon. Jan. 26 from 7-8 p.m. •Cake Decorating 101: Wed. Feb. 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. 17 •Big Brother/Big Sister Class: 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. More...

Whelton graduates

Air National Guard Airman Brian Whelton has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Babylon Village Womens Club hosts fundraiser party

Susan Meyerson, president of the Babylon Village Women's Club, hosted a Park Lane Jewelry Party in December where the profits of $202.50 were donated to the Christ of Cross Church on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon for the food pantry. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP FOR THE BENEFIT OF HSBC BANK USA, N.A. C/O COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., Plaint iff, AGAINST RUDOLPH WRIGHT, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Parents air concerns about two incidents in Babylon School District

The Dec. More...

TOB Historical Society looking for public support to build replica of Marconi shack

The Town of Babylon Historical Society announced that plans are underway to build a historical replica of the Guglielmo Marconi Wireless Radio Station which operated in Babylon Village from 1902 to 1907 as Babylon Station BA. More...

Candidates announced for upcoming Village elections

The Better Babylon Party held its nominations naming incumbent Trustees Alice Vanderveldt and Kevin Muldowney as their candidates in the upcoming elections slated for March 18. Also nominated by the party was incumbent Village Justice John Rafter. More...

Future graduation class of 2022 kindergarten registration being held

The West Babylon School District will be holding kindergarten registration in the principle's office at your local elementary school, Mon., Feb. 9 through Fri., Feb. 13, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Babylon Village Arts Council holds its first Open House Art Show and Sale

0The Babylon Village Arts Council held its first Open House Art Show and Sale at the home of Rose and Bob Norman this month. The show was well attended by many Village residents and other art enthusiasts. There was art, music and food. More...

 

People/Social

West Babylon school district Pumpkin Patch Party

In the spirit of the fall season, the West Babylon School District's Tooker Avenue Elementary School's students learned why pumpkins not only make such great pies but are also a great decoration. More...

Babylon Junior Senior High is demystifying the College application process

More than 150 parents and students filled the auditorium seats at Babylon Junior-Senior High School recently to learn how to put their best foot forward and successfully complete the oftenchallenging college application process. More...

Alleghany Avenue School in Lindenhurst raises money for "Make it Right Foundaton"

Lindenhurst's Alleghany Avenue Elementary School students spent the afternoon recently building Houses for Homes. Participants built birdhouses to benefit the Make it Right Foundation to help the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans rebuild homes. More...

Obituaries

Mary McDonough, volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital and Thrift Shop

Lifelong Amityville resident Mary "Mazie" G. Mc- Donough died Nov. 24, 2008 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home in Amityville. She was 82 years old. She was born Mary Kretz on Aug. 17, 1926 to Mae G. McDonnell and James W. Kretz on Sterling Place. More...

Longtime West Isliper and metal crafter, Robert Schebe

Robert E. Schebe, who ran a metal production business, died Nov. 30, 2008. He would have celebrated his 83rd birthday on Dec. 10. "He was a real family man," said his wife of 58-years June who added that he sailed in his spare time. More...

Red Sherrill, former Lindenhurst resident and volunteer

Longtime Lindenhurst resident and active community member Holton "Red" Bost Sherrill died Nov. 29, 2008 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was 98. More...

Opinion

Babylon is showing LI and the State how to protect waterways

Editorial

The Village of Babylon has done a great deal of work in protecting the bodies of water which surround this beautiful community. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Local veteran speaks to community about all those who served their country

Public Commentary

The following was written by George Henry Kotz, a veteran and member of the American Legion Post #94 in Babylon, and was read at Veterans Day ceremonies recently. Mr. More...













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