June 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Town celebrates Earth Day; students recognized

The Town of Babylon celebrated Earth Day on May 2. More than 30 eco-friendly vendors were on site to educate the public about what they can do to preserve our environment. More...

In the News

Anniversary of D-Day

Lou LeVal, a National Guard Veteran and Veteran Fire Official Jackson B. Pokress, a combat camerman who covered Merrill's Marauders in World War II, display a copy of Life Magazine, dated June 19, 1944 with coverage of D-Day. More...

Babylon firefighters and rescue respond to motor vehicle incidents

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that injured five people on Sat., May 30. The accident occurred at approximately 8:25 a.m., in front of 448 West Montauk Hwy., Babylon Village. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Town History Day Essay Winners, '09

Albany Avenue Elementary School (Lindenhurst) Frank Grotschel, Principal First Place: Brooke D'Alto, Leann Dalton, Yasmin Zohny Second Place: Catherine Lovizio, Salar Qureshi, More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School remembering those who served

In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, students at Babylon Grade School paused to celebrate the lives of those who have served and continue to serve their country. More...

Amityville School District offers youngsters a Summer Feeding Program

The Amityville School District is once again offering a Summer Feeding Program open to youngsters 2 to 18 years of age. There is no fee and no registration required for the "walk in and be served" meals. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Recipes for an Old Fashioned Picnic: Mon., June 22 at 3 p.m. •The Art of Street Photography: Wed., June 24 from 7-8 p.m. •Sumptuous Smoothies: Wed., July 15 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: FRIDAY, June 19 •Caring for Your Baby Class: 7-9:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. More...

Calvary Chapel of Hope FREE Vacation Bible School July 6th

Calvary Chapel of Hope, Amityville, is offering free Vacation Bible School (VBS) for local children who will be in kindergarten through sixth grade in Sept 2009. Theevent is scheduled for the week of July 6 through 10 , 6:30 to 9 p.m. More...

North Babylon Community Youth Services summer program and Mini Camp registration is currently taking place

Registration is underway for summer programs offered by the North Babylon Community Youth Services during regular office hours of 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the North Babylon Youth Center, 213 Phelps Ln., North Babylon. More...

Opinion

Theslugfest in Albany we call Democracy

Editorial

As we read, watched and listened to all that was taking place in Albany over the last week, we, like many of our readers, had questions about what was going on, how it will impact on our communities and what the final outcome of this political coup More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Today's news, June 25, 2009

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West Babylon athlete, Jevon Belcher, signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Jevon Belcher doesn't expect much. He didn't get many calls from college recruiters, so he went to the University of Maine as a last resort. More...

Babylon Village officials congratulate new BFD officers

The Babylon Fire Department recently held its annual meeting and elections. Elected were Chief of Department Kevin Morrow, 1st Assistant Chief Anthony Caridali, 2nd Assistant Chief Paul Twardy and 3rd Assistant Chief Michael Sasuk. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital celebrates 50 years

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, celebrated its 50th anniversary this week. It was founded by the Daughters of Wisdom, a French Catholic Religious Order. More...

Deer Park Business and Professional Women install new officers

The Deer Park Business and Professional Women's organization installed new officersat its May meeting with the assistance of Past BPW NYS President Maria Hernandez (herself a former Deer Park resident). More...

 

People/Social

Trolley Days

A History of Trolleys in the Town of Babylon

As part of the celebration of Babylon's history, the Town of Babylon Historic Preservation Commission celebrated History Day in the Town of Babylon, recognizing students who had written and been recognized for essays they had written on the Tow More...

Pilot Club Spring Fling '09

The Pilot Club of Babylon held its eighth annual Spring Fling fund-raising dinner-dance in April at the Vene­tian Yacht Club in Babylon Village. More...

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES AT LI NATIONAL CEMETERY

A moving service to honor those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of their country was held at Long Island National Cemetery at Farmingdale on Memorial Day. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Save the Date: You are invited to Bella Notte, a special event to benefit Last Hope Animal Rescue's needy yet lovable dogs and cats on Thurs. Sept. 3rd from 6 to 9 pm at Sergio's Restaurant in Massapequa. More...

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

THE BAKER GALS HAD A GREAT TIME IN IRELAND AND PARIS. More...

Fowl Ball!

Ducks games to be broadcasted online

The Ducks reached an agreement with the Interactive Broadcast Network (iBN), an Internet-based broadcast television network, to broadcast all their remaining home games. More...

Obituaries

John D. Cutillo: carpenter & lifelong Amityville resident

Lifelong Amityville resident and Islandwide carpenter John D. Cutillo died June 3, 2009. He was 68 and was a sailboat enthusiast. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

Notice of Formation of THE FARRELL LAW FIRM, LLP. Cert. of Reg. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/04/09. Office location: Suffolk County. Principal office of LLP: 290 Broadhollow Rd., Ste. 210E, Melville, NY 11747. More...













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