October 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

WI Biz Ed Department named tops in New York State

Congratulations to the West Islip High School Business Education Department for being named one of the 2009 New York State Business Departments of the Year. More...

S.C.Legislature: Stern vs. Groh in 16th LD

Two lawyers , S.C. Leg. Steve Stern (D) and Matt Groh (R) are facing off -- not for a legal battle, but a battle for Suffolk County Legislator for the 16th district, which includes parts of Deer Park and North Babylon.   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

First annual Hall of Fame Induction Honorees, 2009

Induction Ceremony Dinner, Saturday, October 24th, 6 p.m. Blue Lagoon Restaurant, West Babylon

Erica Crespi graduated from West Babylon High School in 1988 and then attended Lehigh University on an academic scholarship and graduated with a dual major in journalism and biology. More...

Babylon Football:

Babylon beats Bayport 28-7

The Babylon Panthers hogged the ball for 77 plays from scrimmage while holding the Bayport Phantoms to only 32 as they won handily, 28-7. The game was played last Saturday at Bob Sullivan Field in Bayport. More...

West Babylon Eagles edge out West Islip Lions

In a fast-paced give and take game, the West Babylon Eagles edged out West Islip Lions Sept. 26. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Ghosts & Legends of L.I.: Tues., Oct. 20 from 7-8:30 p.m. Free, 18+. •TheAfterlife with Adrienne: Thurs., Oct. 22 from 7-8:30 p.m. •Quilted Trivet: Tues., Nov. 10 from 7-8:30 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, Oct. 16   •Grandparents Class: 7-9 p.m., Good Samaritan Hos­pital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $20, one class. For info., call 376-4444. More...

TOB Historical Society meeting to be held October 22

A meeting of the Babylon Town Historical Society has been scheduled for Thurs., Oct. 22, 7 p.m. at the West Babylon Public Library, 211 Route 109, West Babylon. More...

Free Orientation for Child Day Care Provider to be held October 21

A free orientation for those interested in becoming a NYS Registered Child Day Care Provider through the Little Flower Day Care Network will be held Wed., Oct. 21, 9:45 a.m. to noon. Applicants must be 18 years of age and over. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting thereof held on the 6th day of October, 2009, duly adopted a resolution, an abstract of wh More...

In the News

Fred Zito of Babylon, a former NASA Project Apollo aerospace engineer, was on hand at the Cradle of Aviation Museum to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing July 20, 1969. More...

Barraga faces opposition from Alcus

S.C.Legislature

The race for the SuffolkC o u n t y Legislature in the 12th District seat is coming down to the wire. Longtime Republican and former New York State Assemblyman Tom Barraga for 23 years is challenged in the Nov. More...

Suffolk police arrest two local men and charge them in bank robberies

Suffolk County Police today arrested two men, one from Deer Park and the other from North Babylon, charging them with the robbery of three banks in SuffolkCounty this month. More...

Political Banter:

Barraga: "Alcus is deceitful" Alcus: "Barraga is desperate"

The race for the Suffolk County 11th legislative district is heating up. More...

 

People/Social

Scott Reilly to wed Susan Drake

Kevin and Dorita Reilly, of Babylon, announce the engagement of their son, Scott Reilly to Susan Drake, the daughter of Wayne and Roberta Drake of East Islip. Susan is a graduate of East Islip High School and the University of Delaware. More...

Mateo I. Belford graduates from Army ROTC

Mateo I. Belford graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve OfficerTraining Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Congratulations to Jackie and Jim Bruccia on the arrival of their first granddaughter, Ashley Lynn Maher. Ashley was born on September 3rd, weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Her parents are Jessica and Granger Maher. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Search for Sensation Continues: The Chicago Field article below describes the April 1880 Opening of the Westminster Kennel in Babylon. More...

Obituaries

Benjamin L. Dickerson, served in U.S. Army, recognized for raising money for Town of Babylon World War II Memorial Fund

Benjamin L. Dickerson, who was born and raised in Copiague and served as Commander of the Hunter Squire Jackson American Legion Post 1218, died Sept. 7, 2009. He was 57 years old. Mr. Dickerson was born Feb. 14, 1952 to Irene and Winifred Dickerson. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Protect your right to vote—get to the polls

Every year at this time, as we are immersed in the myriad issues, ideas, debates and platforms of candidates running for office in November. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Americans are calling for a return to the tenets of their Founding Fathers

Dear Editor When after time and human events a government charged with the responsibility of serving the governed, transforms itself to a government that serves itself, at the expense of its citizens, shall force, its citizens to begin the process More...













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