May 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Dentist looks to give victims of domestic violence a new smile

Because of neglect, her teeth were so rotten they looked like marbleized bread. After years of abuse and neglect from her domestic partner, a local woman (whose identity is confidential) will find her smile again, both emotionally and physically. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. students take part in DECA State Career Conference

Twenty eight Babylon Junior-Senior High School students traveled to Rochester, NY this March to compete in the 49th Annual DECA State Career Conference. More...

Babylon High School student-actors perform "You Can't Take It With You"

Babylon Junior-Senior High School's theater department recently showcased the acting abilities of the school's student body during the spring production of You Can't Take It With You, a play by Moss Hart and George Kaufman. More...

Leg. Barraga visitsWestbrook Elementary School during Community Readers' Day

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R) West Islip recently visited West Islip's Westbrook Elementary School to participate in Community Readers' Day. More...

Obituaries

Rachael Lefever, longtime Babylon resident and Babylon Public Library employee

Rachel Lefever, nee Kurtz, the widow of the late Herbert Lefever, died Sun., April 19, 2009 at the Berkshire Nursing Home in West Babylon. She was 87 years old. Mrs. More...

Patricia Caramanico, 58, former Lindenhurst resident

Thememorial card for Patricia Caramanico, shows a picture of a beautiful, tranquil beach. Thatis the way she was described by many of those who knew her. Patricia M. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICE

SUP R EME COUR T - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS FORMERLY KNOWN AS BANKER'S TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE AND CUSTODIAN FOR GSAA 2006-2 BY: SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC. F/K/A MERITECH MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC. More...

Babylon Village and CSEA reach accord

Following a long and contentious dispute, Babylon Village and the Highway and Sanitation CSEA have reached an agreement. More...

In the Ne ws

Memorial Day Parade Step-off for the Babylon Villlage Memorial Day parade, sponsored by the American Legion, is 11 a.m., at Foster Boulevard and Deer Park Avenue. More...

Getting older doesn't have to be painful

(NAPS)—These days, older Americans are on the go and are spending their retirement traveling, playing sports and volunteering. More...

 

People/Social

Honoring All Those Who Served

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~Elmer Davis Thank you to the readers who submitted the photos of their friends and family members who have served in the Armed Forces. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"It's amazing what a bond you can get with a dog when you spend so much time with it. It's just like being brothers."… Bruce Wel lington, USMC dog handler during World War II Pearl Harbor ushered in an unfamiliar battleground. U.S. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Creative Clay: Wed., May 27 from 6:30-8 p.m. $4 pp fee, adults program. •Ponzi Scheme, Avoid being a Victim: Thurs., May 28 from 7-8 p.m. 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, May 24 •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...

Babylon High School Seniors participate in Contractors for Kids bowl-a-thon

This March, six members of the Babylon Senior High School's Student Council participated in the "Contractors for Kids" bowl-a-thon at the Com- mack Bowling Alley. More...

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

TATE WALBRIDGE COLLINS IS CHRISTENED. Theceremony was held in the Methodist Church in Manhattan. More...

Opinion

Albany takes LIers for a ride­— again

Editorial

What do schools, churches, senior citizen centers, fire departments, hospitals, town, county and state governments, libraries, nursery schools, day-care facilities, youth agencies, supermarkets, restaurants, delicatessens, dry cleaners, candy shops More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Select exemptions burden other taxpayers

Dear Editor: The New York State Assessors' Association just doesn't understand the workings of state government. All the news coming from Albany is about real property tax relief. More...













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