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West Islip Girl Scouts take tour of West Islip Library and Third Precinct in Town of Islip

The combined Brownie Troop #510 and Junior Troop #2261 meeting at Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip took a tour of the West Islip Public Library on Sept.17. Thetroops also toured the Third Precinct in the Town of Islip on Sept. 26.   More...

Pvt. Wendell graduates from One Station Unit Training at U.S. Army Infantry School

Army Pvt. Wendell Wayne has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). More...

Aranda family welcomes Stephen Andrew

New Providence, New Jersey residents Daniel J.A. and Jennifer Aranda, announce the birth of their third child, a son, Stephen Andrew on June 19, 2009. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Blair Mathies hosted a number of local dignitaries and guests at the site of the Village Park Condominium on Friday, October 23rd. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Manley was a prelude to “Meet the Breeds”: Imagine being a little blind Boston Terrier, alone, wandering the streets on a rainy night. Imagine being scooped up by caring youths. More...

Obituaries

Harry Colleran, former West Islip resident and member of Babylon Yacht Club

Harry Colleran, a former West Islip resident and member of the Babylon Yacht Club, died July 17, 2009 in Greenacres, Florida. He was 84 years old. Mr. More...

Virginia Ruth Eckelberry, well known artist

Virginia Ruth Eckelberry (nee Nepodal), 95, died peacefully on Sun., Oct. 18, 2009 at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home in Babylon. She was born on May 11, 1914, in Cleveland, Ohio to her parents John and Antoi­nette Nepodal. More...

George Wanser: longtime Babylon Fire Department member

by Tiffany Elliott

Longtime former Babylon Village resident George Howard Wanser died unexpectedly in his Port Orange, Florida home on Sept. 14, 2009. He was 79. Mr. More...

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Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUN­TY OF SUFFOLK - BEN­EFICIAL HOMEOWNER SERVICE CORPORATION C/O HSBC CONSUMER LENDING (USA), INC., Plaintiff, AGAINST CLEM­ENTE More...

Town's study shows sex offender registry inaccurate and out of date

A two-year review by the Town of Babylon of the New York State Registry for convicted sexual offenders has shown that the registry is at best out-of-date and at worst doing little or nothing to track and monitor that those offenders are not living ne More...

Lindenhurst kindergarten orientation enlightens

Lindenhurst School District’s Albany Avenue Elementary School held kindergarten orientation on the day before school officially opened. More...

 

Election

Your 2009 Voters Guide

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Gregory and White vie for seat in 15th Legislative District

Suffolk County Legislature

In some ways, the election in the 15th Legislative district is, in the words of Yogi Berra, déjà vu all over again. In that race, Republican Ed White is challenging Democratic incumbent Du Wayne Gregory. More...

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...

Schools/Sports

Babylon Football: Homecoming comeback!

Panthers whip Wildcats, 49-7

Babylon celebrated a happy homecoming as the Panthers blasted the Shoreham Wildcats, 49-7. More...

Babylon Elementary School working to make good choices

As a kickoff to the new school year, Babylon Elementary School students gathered together to make a vow to make good choices during the upcoming months. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Arthritis Exercise: Thurs., Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10 & 17 from 10-11 a.m. $15 fee. •Quilted Trivet: Tues., Nov. 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. $3 pp fee. •Jersey Boys Bus Trip: Wed., Nov. More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon Business and Professional Women's Association present talk

Recently, the Babylon Business and Professional Women’s Association presented a talk by Jim Ryan at the Babylon Library. He spoke about living in the moment, realizing your highest potential and how to step out of your comfort zone. More...

THE BEACON’S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, Nov. 1 •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...

Babylon Day Unit of SuffolkCounty Homemakers monthly meeting November 4

The Babylon Day Unit of Suffolk County Homemakers will host its next monthly meeting Wed. Nov. 4, 10 a.m. at Babylon Town Hall Annex, Phelps Lane, North Babylon. Carney MacGuire will be the guest speaker. 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...

Get the information you need to make an informed decision on election day

Editorials

Over the past two months, we have inter­viewed and written about the candidates run­ning for election in your community. More...

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We appreciate it when our readers write us letters and request that we print them. More...













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