March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Robber shoots at manager as she leaves Wendy's restaurant

Police are seeking the public’s help in apprehending a man who attempted to rob the manager of Wendy’s fast food restaurant in Copiague today. Police gave this account:   More...

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Schools/Sports

Scholars in the News

•Brian M. Carley, of Babylon, was named top the dean’s list at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York for the spring semester. He is a member of the class of 2011 and majoring in history/adolescent education.   More...

Local resident graduates from Infantryman One Station Unit Training

Army Pvt. Jonathan A. Toyens has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. More...

Local National Guard Promotions

Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, the adjutant general for the State of New York, announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

From 1880 to 1904 dogs residing on the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) property in Babylon needed a ride to/from Madison Square Garden for the annual dog show. How did they commute? More...

Obituaries

Albina DeGaspari, Babylon Village resident and Beacon Newspaper receptionist

Albina DeGaspari, a resident of Babylon Village since 1988 who worked for the Babylon Beacon newspaper and was known throughout the community, died Jan. 28, 2010 surrounded by her family. She was 86 years old.   More...

Jeanne Elizabeth Reese, loving wife and mother

Jeanne Elizabeth Reese, a resident of Amityville, died Feb. 14, 2010 at the age of 59. She had battled lung cancer for six months.   Mrs. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, NAME: CENTRAL REALTY CYA, LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 1/11/10. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Gov looks to link real property tax credit to level of school spending

Proposal would penalize property owners living in school districts that increase tax levies more than 4 percent

A plan to bring what he termed “real tax relief for New Yorkers,” was proposed recently by Gov. David Paterson as part of his new budget and is under review by the legislature. More...

Gruesome find as train pulls into Babylon Railroad Station

Amityville and MTA police made a troublesome discovery last week, and are continuing their investigation into the incident.   More...

Lindenhurst firefighters rescue animals from house fire

A home on Albany Avenue in Lindenhurst sustained major damage following a fire that broke out there shortly before noon, Feb. 21. More...

 

People/Social

Legislator Horsley appreciates your generosity

SC Legislator Wayne Horsley was overwhelmed by residents’ response to his third annual coat drive. His office was one of several collection sites for the not-for-profit organization Every Child’s Dream, Inc. More...

North Babylon Youth Organization receives grant from Allstate

Saunders Omnipresent Network Inspiring America’s Youth (SONIAY) received a $500 grant from The Allstate Foundation on behalf of Allstate agent Kevin Spann, of North Babylon. More...

Long distance 100th birthday bash

Jacqueline Kenney, of Deer Park, flew down to Jacksonville, Florida, to help celebrate her Aunt Viola Sellers’ 100th birthday.   More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, March 5   •Taize Service Concert/Lent Antipasto: 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church, 666 Albin Ave., W. Babylon. More...

West Islip 5K Fun Run, Walk & Jogathon, to be held Sunday, March 7th

The West Islip Alliance, WIDE (West Islip Drug Education) Committee, and the school district will hold a 5K Fun Run, Walk & Jogathon on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 11 a.m. at West Islip High School (rain or shine). More...

BACCA scholarship applications available through April 16th

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) has announced that it will have its 2010 Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts Scholarship. More...

Opinion

We’d rave about newspapers if they were invented today

I can understand why newspapers are not viewed as trendy today. After all, they were really the iPods of 1690. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

Dear Editor:   “Answer found in ACLU membership” by George Henry Kotz, West Islip (Letter to the Editor, Feb. More...













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