January 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

WB Schools selected for exhibit

The West Babylon School District has been awarded Picturing America, a free education resource of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), distributed in cooperation with the American Library Association. More...

Police seek public's help in nabbing NB bank robber

Suffolk County Major Case Investigations Unit Detectives along with Crime Stoppers are trying to solve a bank robbery which occurred in Nov. of 2008. More...

Babylon Library prepares for budget vote and trustee elections April 14th

The Library Board of Trustees' meetings for the upcoming months will be on the following dates: Wednesday, February 4, 2009 • 7:00 PM (budget work session) Wednesday, February 18, 2009 • 6:30 PM Wednesday, March 18, 2009 • 6: More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

With the inauguration of our new President and the wave of hopeful change sweeping our nation, I'd like to spotlight ongoing positive trends in our Long Island town shelters that are already set in motion. More...

Heard it on the Grapevine

BALDWIN FAMILY HAS FAB TIME ON CRUISE. More...

Obituaries

Gaetano (Thomas) Messina, U.S. Army veteran and former Deer Park store owner

Gaetano (Thomas) Messina, the former co-owner of Deer Park Macaroni and Ravioli Company in Deer Park, passed away Fri., Dec. 19, 2008 at the Treasure Coast Hospice Residence in Fort Pierce, Flordia. More...

Mary Anne Greenauer, former American Legion Aux. president

Former West Babylon resident Mary Anne Greenauer died Jan. 16, 2009 in Orange City, Florida. She was 91 and a member of many associations. She was born Oct. 23, 1917 in Spencer, New York and spent many years in the Babylon area. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC., ASSET BACKED PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, QUEST TRUST SERIES 2006-X1 UNDER THE POOLING & SERVICING AGREEMENT DAT More...

Today's news:BHS seniors recognized for athletic excellence

Two Babylon High School seniors, Michelle Janaszak and Kyle Yantz, were recognized for excellence in physical education at the East Wind Country Club in Riverhead. More...

Repairs underway after condominium fire; smoking in bed caused blaze, said firefighters

Repairs are underway at Village Green Condominium complex following a fire that occurred there Jan. 5. Quick response by Village Code Enforcement and Village firefigthers brought the blaze quickly under control, limiting damages there. More...

County moves on Fredrick Canal issue; says "potential" hazard is enough to warrant action

The Suffolk County Department of Health has completed a study outlining various approaches it can take to resolve a longstanding issue involving odors emanating from Fredrick Canal in Babylon Village. More...

Car dealership closes; leaves consumers out thousands

Several consumers, including one from Connecticut, have reported to the Amityville Village Police Department, that they have lost thousands of dollars as a result of the sudden closing of a local car dealership. More...

West Babylon Class of 2022 registration

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...

 

Schools/Sports

Panthers make strong comeback against Mattituck January 12th

The Babylon Panthers won their fifth straight game, the latest against Mattituck Tuckers Jan 12, and the word is out: this is the team to watch. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Cake Decorating 101: Wed. Feb. 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. Free. •Poetry in the Village: Sun. Feb. 8 from 2-4 p.m. Adult program. •Sign up for Intro to Email: Tues. 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: SUNDAY, Feb. 1 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bay Shore Rd., Room 9, Deer Park. Free. For info., call 917-319-2819. More...

TOB senior property tax exemption deadline March 1st

Receiver of Taxes, Corinne DiSomma would like to inform seniors that the deadline to file real property tax exemption applications is March 1. More...

BaCCA Memorial Trustee Scholarship applications available

BaCCA announces the 2009 Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts Memorial Trustee Scholarship. More...

Opinion

A case of kindness

Editorial

Thank you to the many readers who responded to the ad in our newspapers for their used suitcases. More than 100 carrying bags and suitcases arrived at our offices and have been delivered to the Department of Social Services. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Writer provides another view of President Bush's administration

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: Ernest A. Howell says that "one of your readers thinks that my support of him is over the top." (See Public Commentary 1-22-09). Actually more than one, including myself. Mr. More...













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