June 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman struck and seriously injured in hit and run accident

Police seek public's help in apprehending driver

A Long Beach woman was struck and seriously injured by a vehicle in West Babylon Thurs., June 10... More...

NB Schools work to respond to state audit recommendations

Working closely with the New York State Comptroller’s Office, the North Babylon School District has implemented some changes and new strategies that Superintendent of Schools Dr. More...

In the News

Lucille Leli named Babylon Caregiver of the Year

Lucille Lei, a 75-year-resident of Babylon was recently named Caregiver of the Year by Dubow Genser & Cona, a leading elder law firm in Melville. She was honored in April at Dowling College. More...

Lindenhurst Bulldogs win Long Island Championship; head to state finals this weekend

The Lindenhurst Varsity baseball team defeated Calhoun last week to capture the Long Island Championship. The Bulldogs are headed to the states Friday and take the field on Saturday for a bid to become New York State champions.   More...

Correction

An article that appeared in the May 26 edition outlining the results of the Copiague School District vote contained an error. In fact, the district reduced its expenditures for the coming year and brought in a tax rate increase of 2.7 percent. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, pets, pets

The term “spring cleaning” brings on a new meaning when your broom is an Afghan Hound. Few breeds can boast as much long hair ready to collect seasonal rubbish and then whisk it into the house. More...

Babylon News & Muse

The Pilot Club of Babylon will be installing new officers for the 2010-2011 Year on Monday, June 14th, at Southward Ho Country Club. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Beginners Digital Camera Class: Tues., June 15 from 6:45-8:45 p.m. Free adult program.   •Senior Advocate: Tues., June 22 from 2-4 p.m. Free. More...

Obituaries

Joe Shields,WI library trustee, teacher and community volunteer

Retired Massapequa English teacher and longtime West Islip Library Joseph “Joe” E. Shields, died May 10, 2010 in West Islip. He was 83. More...

Rose Loral Eufel, former Babylon-West Islip resident

Rose Loral (Westpfal) Eufel, 80, who lived in the Babylon-West Islip area for more than 50 years, died on May 25, 2010, at home in Midlothian, Virginia from complications of a fall she took at Christmastime, 2009. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK --------------------X SUNRISE HARBOR REALTY, LLC, PLAINTIFF - AGAINST – 35TH SUNRISE CORP., 1201 SUNRISE HIGHWAY CORP., AND AMERADA HESS CORPORATION, DEFENDANT, --------------------X STATE OF More...

Breaking News: West Babylon School District budget passes

New spending plan approved by wide margin

By Carolyn James  June 15: Voters in the West Babylon School District approved the school budget in a vote of 1746 to 1035 today. The new spending plan calls for an anticipated tax-rate increase of less than 5 percent. More...

Breaking News, June 11: Man robs bank in Lindenhurst

Police seek public's help in identifying him

A lone robber walked into the Chase Bank in Lindenhurst early this afternoon, slipped a note to the teller demanding cash and then fled south on Wellwood Avenue. More...

Car goes into Argyle Lake; six teens rescued

A 1997 Ford Explorer, driven by an 18-year-old West Babylon youth, veered off the road and was partially submerged in the water at Argyle Lake in Babylon Village shortly after 11 a.m. today. More...

Babylon Village to receive community award from LI Vision; ceremony June 18

The Village of Babylon will be recognized June 18 by Vision Long Island with the organization’s Sense of Place award. Theaward recognizes those communities that foster distinctive character and a sense of place for its residents.   More...

Debbie Basile honored by Sen. Owen Johnson

Senator Owen H. More...

OLL to honor Ann and John DeGuardi

Our Lady of Lourdes of West Islip will hold its 26th annual golf classic, Mon., July 19 at the Island Hills Country Club, Sayville. The 2010 honorees are Deacon John and Ann De- Guardi and Paul and Diane Munch. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville Woman’s Club holds philanthropies luncheon

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its annual philanthropies luncheon on April 21 at the Southward Ho Country Club. More than 120 women attended. Mary Ann Costa, president, welcomed everyone. More...

Army Spec. Phillip A. Eliacin of West Babylon graduates basic combat training

Army Spec. Phillip A. Eliacin has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, OK. He is the son of Marie Eliacin of Little East Neck Road, West Babylon and a 2008 graduate of North Babylon High School.   More...

Air Force Airman Brian M. Barnett of Lindenhurst graduates basic military training

Air Force Airman Brian M. Barnett graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Joan and Joe Keane of Lindenhurst and a 2007 graduate of Lindenhurst High School.   More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, June 11 SATURDAY, June 12   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581-3418. More...

Old gloves needed

The West Islip Little League is collecting used baseball gloves to be donated to baseball youth organizations in Honduras. Anyone who would like to donate a glove can drop them off at the Beacon newspaper office, 65 Deer Park Ave., Babylon. More...

Historical Society to meet June 17

The Bay Shore Historical Society will hold its next meeting Thurs., June 17, 7:30 p.m. at the Bay Shore- Brightwaters Library, One South Country Rd., Brightwaters. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Ill winds continue to blow in this country

Isn’t it incomprehensible to discover that two young men, raised and schooled in this country and living in New Jersey are capable of such hatred for America that they would present themselves to terrorists in the Middle East as jihadists?&nbs More...

WB School Board responds to concerns raised by letter writer and others about budget

Dear Editor:   More...













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