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Circa Board available at Village of Babylon Historical and Preservation Society

Do you own a historic home or business in Babylon Village that is at least 100 years old? If so, you may be eligible to apply for a Circa Board from the Village of Babylon Historical and Preservation Society. More...

First Precinct holds Brotherhood Ceremonies

The 11th annual Police Brotherhood Ceremonies were held at the Suffolk County Police Department's First Precinct. The event honors those who have given their lives in the line of duty. The event included a police Colorguard and comments by S.C. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Ducks shine at All-Star game

Six Ducks were selected to the Atlantic League All- Star game, which was held Tuesday, June 23 at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium in Newark, and a couple had major impacts in the contest. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Granger Marher and his wife, Jessica, are expecting a little girl in September, to join 4 ½ yr old Granger Jr. Granger's parents are Jackie and Jim Brucia. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Dogs and cats have been domesticated for thousands of years with most breeds originating in other countries. 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, July 12 •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...

Amityville Woman's Club sponsors dinner for families of Ronald McDonald House

The Amityville Woman's Club sponsored a dinner party for 60 families of the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, 267-07 Sixth Ave., New Hyde Park., Wed., May 13. The organization prepared and served the group in the Ronald McDonald Dining Room. More...

Local resident receives Eagle Scout Award

An Eagle Scout Award Ceremony was held for Michael G. Savage, of Lindenhurst, in May at the Knights of Columbus Hal in Lindenhurst. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE STRUCTURED ASSET INVESTMENT LOAN TRUST, 2006-BNC3, Plaintiff, AGAINST DANIELLE WILLIAMS, ET AL, Defendant(s). More...

Community fees and assignments top Babylon School Board agenda

School facility user fees and a soccer coaching appointment dominated the discussion at the June 22, meeting of the Babylon School Board. More...

up-front number. If you don't know it, we JFK students begin road to good citizenship

Students in Mrs. Losardo and Miss Joseph's First Grade Class at JFK Elementary School in West Babylon recently celebrated the completion of Good Character and Citizenship lessons practiced throughout the 2008-09 school year. More...

WWII Memorial in Lindenhurst gets facelift

Lindenhurst Village honored fallen soldiers in various military branches on Memorial Day by rededicating a newly renovated World War I memorial on Wellwood Avenue in the heart of Lindenhurst Village. More...

 

People/Social

Sen. Johnson welcomes home Iraq War Veteran

N.Y.S. Sen. Owen Johnson welcomes home returning Iraq War veteran, James Christman of Babylon at the Federation of Organizations' 32nd annual Senior Expo and Luncheon held on June 5th. More...

Leg. Barraga visits West Islip Elementary School

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

West Babylon Lions Club held annual Installation Award Night

On June 17, the West Babylon Lions held their Annual Installation of Officers and Award Night at the Villa Monaco Restaurant in West Islip. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Sumptuous Smoothies: Wed., July 15 from 7-8 p.m. Free adult program. •AARP Driver's Safety Course: Wed., July 22 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $14 fee. More...

Obituaries

Francis Malone, volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital

Frances Malone, a resident of Bay Shore, was an avid volunteer in her community. She died May 19, 2009 at 81. "She was a loving mother and grandmother, beloved by friends and family," said her daughter Maureen Malone. Mrs. More...

Bobby Sims, resident of West Babylon

Lifelong Amityville resident Robert "Bobby" Lee Sims died following a long illness on May 19, 2009 at Christa House in West Babylon. He was 44. He was born Oct. 3, 1964 in Copiague to Allen Robinson and Joanne Sims. More...

James Abbott Howell, former long-time resident of Babylon Village zanne Abbott Howell, and his siblings, Betsy Hampton

A funeral service will be held for James Abbott Howell, 64, who died July 5, 2009 in Tampa Florida. The service for the long-time resident of Babylon and Oak Island will be held Sat., July 11 at 11 a.m., at the Babylon Presbyterian Church. More...













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