October 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

DePrima and Dambra run against Bellone and Martinez for Babylon Town Board; Lindsay Henry cross endorsed

Two candidates seeking to unseat Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone and acting Councilman Antonio Martinez are out working hard, knocking on doors and trying to get their message across; they may be the underdogs but what they lack in name recogni More...

Correction

CORRECTION: In a story last week, D'Amaro squares off against Meyer, the hometown for legislative candidate, Lou D'Amaro was stated incorrectly. He lives in Babylon. More...

Long Island sees slight increase in average price of single-family homes

Themedian price of a single-family home in Nassau and Suffolkcounties rose for the first time in more than a year, according to figures released by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon School District welcomed back teachers and staff during Superintendent's Conference Day

Babylon School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ellen Best-Laimit, welcomed back teachers and staff during Superintendent’s Conference Day at the beginning of the school year. During her opening remarks, Dr. More...

St. Joseph's CYO Track gold medal winner

Alexia Silverman, of Babylon Village, and a member of St. Joseph’s CYO track, poses with the gold medal she won at the Long Island CYO Track and Field Championships at Mitchell Field in July. 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, Oct. 25 •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...

BaCCA to host Harvest Moon Mixer Oct. 29

Mixer Oct. 29 The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) will be holding its second annual Harvest Moon Mixer, a fundraiser whose proceeds benefit BaCCA’s ongoing artistic, community and cultural programs. More...

Vegas night to be held Oct. 23

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Vegas night, Fri., Oct. 23. Thedoors open at 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For information, call 631-586-3928. More...

Opinion

Endorsements, 2009

Many of the popular quotes and statements about elections in our country perpetuate public apathy and take a jaded look at their value, effectiveness and relationship to America’s concept of freedom. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING OF THE COPIAGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, NEW YORK. More...

Babylon Football: Knights nip Panthers 20-14

TheKnights of Glenn came from behind to score twice in the last five and a half minutes sending the game into overtime and then scored to edge the Babylon Panthers, 20-14. More...

In the News

Babylon Grade School receives Character Education Video award

From the moment you walk in the doors at Babylon Memorial Grade School in the Babylon School District, you know that it is a school where character counts. More...

Fishel to be honored

TheBabylon Citizens Council on the Arts – BaCCA will be holding its second annual Harvest Moon Mixer, a fundraiser whose proceeds benefit BaCCA’s ongoing artistic, community and cultural programs. The event will be held Thurs., Oct. More...

Police seek Deer Park burglar

Crime Stoppers and the First Squad Detectives are asking the public’s help to identify the man who may have burglarized a restaurant in Deer Park. Sometime between Tues., May 19, at 11 p.m., and Wed. More...

Sen. Hannon offers important information for Long Island drivers

An important concern many New York­ers have when buying or leasing a car, is the fear that their new vehicle will turn out to be a “lemon.” But New Yorkers have a series of rights under the “New Car Lemon Law” that many driver More...

 

People/Social

NB students to perform in All-County Concert

Dr. More...

Young artist puts his passion into everything he does

What began as an interest in drawing what he saw in books and on television has become an expansive, lifelong passion for Jason Koza, a resident of Babylon Village who grew up in Copiague. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard it on the Grapevine

IT’S ANOTHER GIRL FOR SUPERVISOR STEVE BELLONE AND HIS WIFE TRACEY. Molly Elizabeth was born on August 21st weighing in at six pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sister Katie. More...

From the Desk of...

Many residents of our community communicate with me through letters, e-mails, phone calls, and visits to Village Hall, or during chance encounters on the street and at community events. All communication is welcome and encouraged. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: To mark Edgar Allan Poe’s 200th birthday, fans from around the world staged a grand funeral do-over in Baltimore this month to make up for the shabby burial the writer received in 1849. More...

Obituaries

Dorene Quick, Lindenhurst resident, dedicated homemaker

Former Amityville resident Dorene Quick died Aug. 19, 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. She was 66 and lived in Lindenhurst. She was born Sept. More...

Maggi Uhl, former Babylon Village resident, attended Babylon High school

Former Babylon Village resident Maggi Uhl died Sept. 5, 2009 in Sycamore, Illinois. She had fought a valiant two and a half-year battle with cancer. She was 50. More...

Richard W. Koetzner, North Babylon teacher for 31 years

Richard W. Koetzner, an educator with the North Babylon School District for 31 years, died Aug. 27, 2009. He was 76 years old. Mr. More...













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