March 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Village budget enters debate between candidates

Babylon Village election for two Trustees and Village Justice March 18th

Candidates running for office in Babylon Village talked about the Village budget this week. More...

Fourth candidate, Elizabeth Rye enters race

Elizabeth Rye, a retired New York City Detective, is running for a seat on the Babylon Village Board. She is opposed by incumbent Trustees Alice Vanderveldt and Kevin Muldowney and by Darrell Conway, who is making his first bid for Village Board. More...

DP'S Malone nets 1000th point

Deer Park High School Senior Josh Malone, a fouryear member of the Boys Varsity Basketball team, has netted his 1,000th point for the Falcons. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Spay Day USA is always the last Tuesday in February. Last Hope Animal Rescue marked the occasion by holding another free feral cat TNR (Trap/ Neuter/ Return) clinic on Sunday Mar. 1. More...

Library

This week at the Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Boston Burglars Music: Sun. March 15 from 2-3 p.m. •St. Patrick's Day Centerpiece: Mon. March 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 3 fee. •All about Suffolk Wave: Wed. More...

Obituaries

Ed Wetzel, veteran, firefighter and St. Martin of Tours Deacon

As a youngster growing up, Kathleen Wetzel Otranto and her siblings would often come home for dinner and find someone who had just gotten out of jail; someone released from rehab or someone out of a psychiatric hospital joining the family's dinner More...

Tysean Thomas,Copiague High School graduate and volunteer at Town of Babylon Youth Court

Copiague High School graduate and local volunteer Tysean Mervis Lawrence Thomas died from a heart condition Feb. 13, 2009 at New Island Hospital. He was 18. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF WEST BABYL PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special District Meeting of the qualified voters of West Babylon Union Free School District will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, between the ho More...

Incumbents win in Babylon Village

In a close race that heated up in the final weeks, incumbent Babylon Village Trustees Kevin Muldowney and Alice Vanderveldt defeated their opposition, Darrell Conway and Elizabeth Rye. More...

Today's news: BSD to hold final budget input meeting

The community will have one more opportunity to comment on the proposed Babylon School District 2009 More...

North Babylon girls ousted by Copiague

Once a team's top player is lost, the prospects of winning an important playoff game are dull. More...

Babylon Public Library showcases BFD memorabilia

Be sure to stop by the Babylon Public Library during the month of March to see a wonderful display provided by the Babylon Fire Department. More...

Babylon Village Girl Scouts go camping in Mattituck

On Jan. 24 and 25 Babylon Village Girl Scouts Juliettes Troop went camping to the Mattituck Cabin in Mattituck. Twenty nine girls ranging from sixth to eleventh grade enjoyed the scenery of the beach and shore. More...

Photo

MARINES COME TO TOWN: Babylon Town Receiver of Taxes; Corinne DiSomma and Babylon Town Councilman Lindsay Henry are shown with U.S. Marine Sgt. Christine DeCaprio, who was recently honored at the Town's Hometown Hero Dinner, Jan. 16. More...

 

People/Social

Students in the News...

•Steven Kaiser, of West Babylon, was awarded a Presidential Scholarship to attend Alfred State College, Alfred, New York. More...

Williams graduates combat basic training

Army Reserve Pvt. Jamar Williams has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. More...

North Babylon student selected for USDAN and Eastman School of Music

North Babylon High School Band Directors Jay Orig and Frank Rizzo, Choir Director Irene Seubert, and Director of Music and Fine Arts Dr. 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, March 13 •New Mother's Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $50 per family, 5 sessions. More...

Yoga Association workshop to be held March 14

The Long Island Yoga Association will hold a workshop, Sat. March. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 407 Main St., Farmingdale. More...

St. Monica's Guild for Widowed Men and Women to meet

St. Monica's Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., March 16, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631-581-0466. More...

Opinion

Our endorsements in Babylon Village elections

Editorial

Elections are like a dose of castor oil; they may be hard to take, but they are generally good for the sense of well being of the whole body. Village elections this year in Babylon are a case in point. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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DOT plan for Edgewood had no stakeholder input

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: A new study being performed by the University Transportation Research Committee (UTRC2) at City College in Manhattan, of the state's proposed plan to build a huge intermodal facility in Brentwood, on surplus Pilgrim State Hospital la More...













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