January 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Conway to run on Village Unity Party line

Backed by a group of key supporters, Babylon resident and attorney Darrell Conway has announced that he will be seeking a seat on the Babylon Village Board. More...

Two charged with break-ins to cars at local movie complex in Farmingdale

Suffolk County Police arrested two men and charged them with possession of burglar's tools and attempted petit larceny after the men tried to break into cars parked at the United Artist movie theater in East Farmingdale. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Students from Our Lady of Lourdes in West Islip participate in Student Government Club

Students in middle school at Our Lady of Lourdes in West Islip, are shown participating in their speeches for election of various school office positions in front of their school peers. More...

Babylon Village Arts Council sponsors Marionette show

The Babylon Village Arts Council sponsored a Marionette show entitled Al E Gator performed by the Puppet Company of Huntington. About 40 young residents attended the show, which was held at Astoria Federal Savings Bank, Nov. 30. More...

Our Lady of Lourdes School receives 2008 Best of West Islip award

Our Lady of Lourdes School has been selected for the 2008 Best of West Islip Award in the Schools category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Depression Discussion: Mon. Jan. 26 from 7-8 p.m. •Cake Decorating 101: Wed. Feb. 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. Free. •Valentine Chocolates: Sat. Feb. 7 for young adults. 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, Jan. 23 •New Mother's Support Group: 11 am.-12:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $50 per family, 5 sessions. More...

Our Lady of Lourdes fall concert and evening of prayer

Our Lady of Lourdes Church (OLL), 455 Hunter Ave., West Islip will host an evening of music and prayer with Dan Schutte, one of the renowned St. More...

Victory Pro Wrestling held in Deer Park Community Center

Victory Pro Wrestling will be at the Deer Park Community Center on Sat., Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. WWE, WCW & ECW Superstar Big Vito will be coming down to wrestle Nick Noshus. More...

Opinion

Historic inauguration adds to the amazing American process of transferance of power

Editorial

There is something magical about the way in which power is transferred at the highest levels in this country. Whether Barak Obama is the candidate you voted for or not, there is reason to rejoice this week. More...

Readers speak out on recent gun-related issues in Babylon Schools

Dear Editor: I no longer have children in the Babylon School District and as a result have little contact with the school community. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—

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Better Babylon Party endorses Vanderveldt and Muldowney

John T. Rafter nominated for re-election as Village Justice

Incumbent Trustees Alice Vanderveldt and Kevin Muldowney will be seeking re-election to another four-year term on the Babylon Village Board under the Better Babylon Party banner. The two trustees, together with Village Justice John T. More...

Local folks in the NEWS

The students in Babylon Junior-Senior High School's Roots & Shoots environment and socially concerned club teamed up with Leg. Wayne Horsley this fall to conduct a drive for those in need of warm clothing during the winter months. More...

On the beach and online in Babylon with innovative WiFi initiative

When packing up for the beach or park in Babylon this summer, don't forget the suntan lotion, lunch, a blanket—and your laptop. More...

 

People/Social

Dr. Marci Levine to wed Jason Criss

Dr. Marci Levine, the daughter of Anita Levine and the late Irwin Levine, recently became engaged to Jason Criss, a son of Dr. Kenneth and Gale Criss, of Jamaica Estates. More...

Local man gets holiday leave from Iraq

SSG Thomas C. Teufel, a graduate of West Babylon High School, and a U.S. National Guardsman, was granted a 15-day Christmas leave from Iraq. His journey home started Dec. More...

West Islip High School holds annual holiday coat drive

During the holiday season, West Islip High School Student Senate coordinated the district-wide annual coat drive and collected over a thousand coats, which were given to the Wyandanch Community Center for distribution. More...

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

AN EXPERIENCE THEY'LL NEVER FORGET: 43 Babylon High School students, members of Advanced Placement history class, enjoyed a four-day, three-night trip to Washington, D.C. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

"When shall we three meet again?" Macbeth (Act 1, Scene 1) … also a quote from the "Case of the Curious Collie." My search for the Babylon grave of Wes tmins ter Kennel Club' s emblematic Pointer, Sensation, goes off on another tangent. More...

Obituaries

Obituaries Sean O'Farrell, former resident and veteran, 52

Former Babylon resident Sean James O'Farrell died Dec. 25, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was 52. He was born to Cecelia O'Shaughnessy and Francis X. O'Farrell and served in the U.S. Navy. For many years Mr. More...

January 25th is Gene Turner's Birthday

He would be 87. . . I miss his smile, his kindness and his enthusiasm, but most of all, I miss my dancing partner. Love you always, your gal, Elizabeth More...

Legals - Free Access

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 1 PM, prevailing time, in the conference room of the offices of the Suf folk Count y Department of Public Works, 335 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, New York, Gilbert Anderson, P.E. More...

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., Plaintiff, AGAINST RUDOLPH WRIGHT, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...













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