April 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst athlete scores for Rensselaer

Freshman defenseman Kerrie Cahalin is a member of Rensselaer's women's lacrosse team. Playing in all eleven games, the Lindenhurst native has one goal and two assists for three points. More...

Man who waged "Get Out Of New York State" campaign expresses dying wish to be buried here

Daughter of former controversial owner of OBI, Robert Matherson, looks to have his ashes interred on site

Thelate Robert Matherson, the owner of the popular and often controversial Oak Beach Inn (OBI) in Babylon who mounted a Get Out of New York campaign before moving to Florida where he died, apparently had second thoughts about New York and Long Is More...

Car goes ablaze in parking lot along 110

The East Farmingdale Fire Department rushed to the scene of an automobile fire on Easter Sunday. The car was in a parking lot near Estelle's Dresses on Route 110 at the time it erupted into flames. No injuries were reported. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Mayor says Village is preparing for Spring; addressing other issues

The past few weeks have been very busy in Village Hall. A tremendous amount of time was spent preparing for next year's budget. More...

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

A WONDERFUL VISIT TO CALI More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Wellness" is the word. Although not as slick as the "grease" Olivia Newton-John has been singing about all these years, "wellness" is the word, and the tie that connects these Town of Babylon happenings, all planned to help pets. More...

Opinion

Editorial

CitiField, making memories and recalling history

We had the opportunity of at­tending a Mets game at CitiField last week, the first game the Mets won in their new stadium. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Not all change is for the better, says writer

Dear Editor: A heartfelt thank you to Christopher Noel Martinez for a well articulated letter on April 8, 2009. His last paragraph was very touching and brought tears to my eyes. His kind of spirit is the American dream come true! More...

Local folks in the news

Town resident to ride in Police Unity Tour

From May 9th to May 12th Amityville Village Police Officer and Fire Department volunteer Brian Scott will be participating in the Police Unity Tour, a benefit bicycle ride from Ground Zero in Manhattan to Washington D.C. More...

Fred Shore Beach meeting draws 250 residents

A meeting attended by about 250 residents of Frederick Shores in Babylon Village last month was the latest salvo in a legal war between the members of the Fred Shores Beach Club, and a resident there, Paul Palmieri. More...

St. Joseph's Church offers new program

St. Joseph Church in Babylon is starting a new program for those away from the Church for a time or those looking to practice their faith after feeling separated or being away. There are no judgments, just caring people ready to listen. More...

Babylon officials look to curb number of clothing bins throughout the Town

In an effort to curb the proliferation of clothing and other collection bins throughout the Town, Babylon officials have instituted a moratorium, saying they won't issue any new permits or authorize placement at any new locations. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Four-year-old preschool scholarships available

Just Kids, located at the Kellum Street School, is offering scholarships for regular education children residing within the Lindenhurst School District to at­tend their half-day Jump Start preschool program be­ginning September 2009. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 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, April 25 •Keep Islip Clean Cleanup: Collegewood Park Clean­up in Central Islip. Meet at McKinney & Pine Streets. For info., call 274-1930. More...

West Islip Summit Coalition to host Community Forum April 28

The West Islip Summit Coalition will hold its first Community Forum on Tuesday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. at Beach Street Middle School Auditorium. More...

Town of Babylon invites residents to register for summer programs on-line

This year the Town of Babylon will be making summer programs available on-line for registration. More...

Obituaries

Kane, fighter pilot, Babylonian and Zoning Board member, at 75

For as long as she can remember, Kristen Kane Shaw found comfort and security in her father's hands. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY WELLS FARGO BANK, NA AS TRUSTEE; Plaintiff(s) vs. MICHEAL NWAESEI; et al; Defendant(s) Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s): ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCI­ATES, P.C. More...













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