December 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

County passes new residency restriction for convicted sex offenders

Seeking to remedy a glaring gap in Suffolk County’s existing sex offender residency restriction laws, S.C. Leg. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon High School News Literacy Class sets example for others

Babylon High School’s News Literacy class was spotlighted this fall by Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism as the only Long Island high school to have a half-year elective course on the subject. More...

West Islip High School senior chosen for Boys State

West Islip High School senior Dominick Gennaro was chosen for Boys State and attended a formal ceremony recently at the American Legion Hall. More...

Special visitor to Paul J. Bellew Elementary School in West Islip

Students and faculty of West Islip’s Paul J. Bellew School were recently treated to a special visit from accomplished children’s author and illustrator Tedd Arnold. Arnold held three assemblies showcasing his books and illustrations. More...

Library

Thisweek at the Library

Babylon Library,   24 South Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Jim Moore’s Holiday Show: Sun., Dec. 20 from 2-3 p.m. Free adult pro­gram. •Tai Chi: Mon., Jan. 4, 11, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 22 from 10-11 a.m. $15 fee. More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Dec. 19 •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church (south entrance), 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. More...

THE BEACON’S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, Dec. 18   •Caring for your Baby Class: 7-9:30 p.m., Good Samar­itan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $20, one class. More...

American Legion to host Sunday Afternoon Jazz Concert Series December 27

Sun., Dec. 27 American Legion Post 1218 located at 133 Dixon Ave. Amityville will have a Sunday Afternoon Jazz Concert Series featuring the Roberto Tyson Trio performing from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Then 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

A sweet gift for Christmas at Hershey, Pennyslvania

The French philosopher and social thinker, Albert Camus, often spoke and wrote about the absurdity of life. He had difficulty reconciling man’s awareness of his own mortality and his hope of life everlasting. More...

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In the News

Republican lawmakers rally in Albany against State's new MTA tax

Long Island's Republican Senators, business owners and nonprofit organization leaders, called for the repeal of the MTA Payroll Tax at a rally and press conference in Albany last week. More...

Lindenhurst Village to layoff workers to close projected deficit

Along with trimming its holiday tree this December, Lindenhurst Village will trim its budget-—and its public works staff. More...

WBSD holds first Hall of Fame dinner

TheWest Babylon Hall of Fame held its first induction dinner, honoring former graduates who have made a difference, was held in October. More...

 

People/Social

Cablevision promotes Lindenhurst resident Tom Montemagno

Cablevision Systems Corporation recently announced the promotion of Lindenhurst resident Tom Montemagno to senior vice president, programming acquisition. More...

D’Amaro discusses issues with Ladies Auxiliary

S.C. Leg. More...

Eagle Scout Badge awarded in East IslipFELD

Matthew Riley, of East Islip received his Eagle Scout Badge at his Eagle Court of Honor at Captain Bill’s Restaurant, Bay Shore on Mon., Nov. 2. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•The weekend of December 4th was a hectic one, beginning with the Night of Old-Fashioned Shopping where stores and side­walks overflowed with people happily kicking off the holiday season. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Part 2- please “Adopt A Shelter”

“Yes, West Virginia, there is a Santa Claus”…to paraphrase the famous 1897 editorial in the New York Sun, I would love to utter these words, assuring the small, dedicated staff at Wetzel County Animal Shelter (WCAS) in West Virg More...

Obituaries

James Fuller, Lindenhurst resident and Bethpage teacher

James Fuller, a longtime Lindenhurst resident and educator in the Bethpage School District, died Nov. 14, 2009 at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. He was 61 and described by his family as a loving husband and father. More...

Mary Lou Ferraro, owner of Babylon Village gift shop

In a quaint little gift shop, amidst the jewelry, the garden ac­cessories, and decorations, Mary Lou was less concerned with selling merchandise, and more interested in forging friend­ships. More...

Nicholas Knox, physician and Babylon resident

Babylon resident Dr. Nicholas A. Knox died in Maryland Nov. 18, 2009. He was 97 years old. Born in the Bronx, he served in the First Beach Battalion in the U.S. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK -- COUNTY OF SUFFOLK – ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE -- Index No.: 07559/09 -- NEW YORK COMMERCIAL BANK as Successor in Interest to AT­LANTIC BANK OF NEW YORK, Plain More...













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