March 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Arson suspected in Big Lots fire in Copiague

A fire that broke out at Big Lots in Copiague is under investigation by the Suffolk County Arson Squad. Police and fire officials gave this account: At approximately 3:30 p.m. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

SCOOP: Guess who's running for a seat on the Babylon Village Library board? More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Usually dogs get all the credit for being pet psychics. Supposedly some predict seizures, insulin shock, or heart attacks; others find malignancies. One nursing home cat named Oscar has got them all beat. More...

Obituaries

Edward J. Peterson, Good Samaritan Hospital administrator

Edward J. Peterson, of Clinton, NY, the first lay administrator of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY, passed away suddenly at his son's home in Brooksville, FL, from complications with emphysema. He was 82. More...

Robert C. Morris of Babylon Village, served in the U.S. Army

Several years ago, Bill France and his wife toured Europe with a group of friends. It was an experience that was enriched by the knowledge and insight of his friend Bob Morris who, together with his wife Irene, had made the trip with them. More...

Frank Aubin, electrical engineer for AIL Systems Deer Park

Long time West Babylon resident Francis J. Aubin, formerly of Worcester, passed away on February 24th at the Christa House in West Babylon. He leaves his wife of 52 years, Florence (Shanahan) Aubin; his son, Paul F. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Option One Mortgage Corporation, Plaintiff -against- Talib Rana if living, and if he be dead, any and all persons who are spouses, widows, grantees, mortgagees, lienors, heirs, devisees, dist More...

Vanderveldt and Muldowney win

Opponent says he has no regrets

A slow but steady stream of voters headed to the polls in Babylon Village last week, putting incumbent Trustees Alice Vanderveldt and Kevin Muldowney of the Better Babylon Party back in office. More...

Anthony Noto, the people's politician, dies at 71

Anthony Noto was a political lightning rod who will likely be best remembered for helping to carve out the identity of the Suffolk County Legislature and weeding out the corruption of the Southwest Sewer District project. More...

Local church organist Neil O'Connell honored

For more than 30 years, Neil O'Connell has been at the keyboard of the organ for the Babylon United Methodist Church and this year, as the church marked its 150th anniversary, he was recognized for his talent and dedication. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Town Celebrates Black History Month 2009

The Black History Month celebration in the Town of Babylon this year was one that marked major achievements in racial equality. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •SAT Prep Course: Mon. March 30 to April 27 from 6:15-8:45 p.m. $75. •AARP Driver's Safety Class: Wed. April 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $14 fee. •Green Home: Mon. 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, March 29 •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...

Office of Parks and Recreation accepting applications for vacant berths available for fishing boats, dive boats and excursion vessels

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation - Long Island region, will accept applications for vacant berths available for fishing boats, dive boats and excursion boats at Captree State Park, East End of Ocean Parkway, We More...

Music Lovers Club to hold free concert

The Music Lovers Club will hold its next meeting, Mon., March 30, 1 p.m. and will be followed by a free concert at 2 p.m. Violinist Xuan Ngo will perform polyphonic solo works by Bach, Liszt-Milstein and H.W. Ernst. More...

Opinion

To all public officials: Spend no more!

Editorial

We have been attending the budget meetings for our local school districts in both Nassau and Suffolk counties over the last few weeks and recognize the tough spot school officials and taxpayers find themselves in this year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Americans should support Obama's economic plan­The

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: Over the next few weeks there will be a great deal of criticism of President Obama's plan to increase spending from the present three trillion dollars or 21 percent of GDP (gross domestic product) to 28 percent of GDP. More...













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