August 20, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Hearing set on building plan for former Ford site in West Islip

A plan to construct two buildings—one a single story bank and the other a three-story medical/retail facility—at the site that formerly held Babylon Ford in West Islip—is scheduled to come before the Islip Town Zoning Board of App More...

County to consider outlawing tanning beds for minors

The Suffolk County Legislature is expected to consider a bill this week to prohibit anyone under the age of 18 from using tanning beds. Themeasure, to be introduced by S.C. Leg. More...

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Schools/Sports

National Soccer player Christopher Armas comes to West Babylon

On July 16, US National soccer player Christopher Armas, came to the fields of South Shore Soccer in West Babylon to sign autographs and take pictures. More...

Ducks celebrate All-Time team

For the Ducks 10th anniversary season, the organization celebrated the historic year by naming an All-Time team, comprised of the best to ever wear a Long Island jersey. More...

Columnists - Free Access

From the Desk of . . .

All the summer programs are coming to an end and we are very happy to report that they were extremely successful in providing our residents with recreation during the summer months. More...

Heard it on the Grapevine

Last week, two very well known and much-admired Village residents celebrated their 80th birthdays with parties in their honor. Ladies first, we'll start with Donna. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Thisis a plea for one particular Pit Bull, lost in a sea of canine clones, struggling to be noticed again. For a brief time, the Pit lived with someone completely devoted to him. More...

Opinion

Our losses are too great to give up the fight against drunk driving

The number of tragic deaths recently that are directly attributable to drunk drivers is a sober reminder that despite all that our society has done to curb this behavior, too many continue to drink and get behind the wheel of a car. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Reader: new health-care plan needed

Dear Editor: Your Aug. 5 editorial on health care was excellent and I think that Congress and the President need to redo their plan. Their current proposal will lead to a national disaster in cost and rationing and patient-car services. More...

Babylon residents support Soldier Ride

Thomas Grace knows about struggle and injuries. A Vietnam veteran who served as a medic, he's seen many young Americans suffer from war and he knows about fighting for life as a cancer survivor. More...

Babylon H.S. awarded business grant

Babylon Junior-Senior High School has been selected as a 2009 H & R Block Dollars and Sense Financial Literacy Grant recipient. More...

Boater's cause of death still undetermined

The Suffolk County Homicide unit continues to investigate the cause of death of Ralph Blachly, the boater whose body was found in Sumpwams Creek in Babylon July 11. More...

Haldenwang family welcomes Julia Grace, first girl in six decades

Thelast time that the Haldenwang family of West Islip celebrated the birth of a baby girl was the same year that Italy abolished its monarchy, Benjamn Spock published his first childcare book and the St. More...

 

People/Social

KIC teams up with Girls Varsity Lacrosse at Islip Beach for beautification project

Theyoung women who play varsity Lacrosse for Islip High School recently joined the Keep Islip Clean (KIC) team for a beautification project at Islip Beach. More...

Martin and Benvenuto families celebrate engagement

Dan and Lynette Martin, of North Babylon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anne, to Brian Benvenuto, son of Stephen and Peggy Benvenuto of West Babylon. More...

Dancing the night away . . .

Eddie May, of Babylon Village, is shown in the photo above, leading his group, Ed and the Edibles, who were performing at a summer party in Babylon. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Intro. to Photoshop (Digital Camera II): Wed., Aug. 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $10 fee, adults. •Create your own Candy Bar: Sat., Sept. 9 from 2:30-5 p.m. Grades 6-12. Free. 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, Aug. 22 •Snapper Derby: Babylon Village. For info., call 669-1500. More...

ICON PC User Group will meet at Brentwood Public Library

TheICON PC User Group will meet Fri., Sept. 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Brentwood Public Library, Second Avenue and Fourth Street, Brentwood. S. Lindsay of Microsoft will introduce the new Microsoft OS. More...

Babylon Citizens on the Arts announces Writers Space Autumn Series

TheBabylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) will be offering its Writer's Space Autumn Series. Join award-winning poet and published author Mindy Kronenberg for the workshop. More...

Obituaries

Copiague's Florence Miranda, at 98

Loving family matriarch Florence M. Miranda of Copiague died July 18. 2009. She was 98 years old. According to her family, she treasured spending time with her loved ones and had a gift to make each person feel special. More...

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Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUP R EME COUR T: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOMELOAN TRUST 2005-2, ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-2 , Plaintiff, AGAINST DEBORAH SLOTE, A/K/A DEBORAH S. More...













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