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Three libraries in Babylon Town win state grants

Posted May 13- Three libraries in Babylon Town will be given construction grants through Senator Owen H. Johnson. The funds will enable the libraries to complete many interior and exterior renovations and improvements. More...

Six candidates running for four seats on the Babylon School Board

There are six candidates vying for four positions on the board of education of the Babylon School District. More...

Bocca, Campasano, Gismervik and Thiel running for West Babylon board

Four candidates are seeking three seats on the West Babylon School Board in an at-large election set for May 17. More...

Eight candidates seeking seats in NBSD

There isn’t much elbow room for the candidates trying to squeeze their way onto the long table of the board of trustees at North Babylon School District. More...

Lindy Man dies in police custody in First Precinct jail

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a Lindenhurst man who died in police custody.  More...

Two candidates file to run for West Islip School board race

In an unusual turn of events, the final list of candidates seeking office in the West Islip School Board will not be known until May 10. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

My column below is a “Basset Blast from the Past”, first published in the Beacon on September 6, 1984. At that time my pal Leslie Hill and I were volunteers for the now-extinct League for Animal Protection South Shore Chapter (LAP).  More...

Library

It's happening at your library

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •TAI-CHI: Fridays, May 13, 20, 27, June 10, 17, 24, 12 noon – 1 p.m. Designed to help those with arthritis, or anyone wishing to learn Tai–Chi. More...

Obituaries

Joanne Gosline, Lindenhurst resident, active member of many local Lindenhurst organizations

Joanne Gosline who grew up in Amityville and lived in Lindenhurst for more than 40 years, died April 2, 2011, following a lengthy illness.  More...

Opinion

Editorial: Now it’s your decision on Tuesday

For more than three months, we have been monitoring, observing and reporting on the budget process in the 11 school districts that we cover. The work for the school board members and administrators has been particularly tough this year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Social Security and Medicare are endangered programs

Readers Commentary

Dear Editor:  More...

Friends of Edgewood Preserve cocktail party Wednesday

Bellone and Johnson to be honored

Posted Mon., May 16- Friend of the Edgewood Preserve will celebrate its 5th anniversary at a cocktail party on Wednesday, May 18, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Bella Verde Restaurant on Long Island Avenue (adjacent to the Heartland Golf Course). More...

Three Babylon men arrested for breaking into North Massapequa Sunoco

Posted Sun., May 15- Nassau County police arrested a three men shortly after midnight yesterday morning, charging them with breaking into a Sunoco gasoline station in Massapequa. More...

Upcoming Events...

SAVE THE DATE

Posted Fri., May 13- The Pilot Club of Babylon is holding its 10th annual spring Fling Dinner Dance, Thurs., May 19, at the Chateau Le Mer, Lindenhurst. For tickets, contact Patty Zito-Burke at pilotpatburke@aol.com or call 631-942-2424. More...

Ole' Times Day in Babylon on Sunday

On Sun. May 15, 2 to 4 p.m. members of the Babylon Lions Club will be recognized at the Babylon Village Historical Society's Ole Times Day celebration at the Babylon Village Museum, 117 W. Main St. More...

Lindenhurst school board incumbents face challenges

At the meeting in which the decision to close the Elementary School Bower was officially voted on and approved, a resident asked the Lindenhurst School Board which members would be up for re-election. More...

Multiple accidents, police, vamps busy, tie up traffic on Sunrise Hwy.

Two accidents, one that killed an 84-year-old Lindenhurst man, occurred within hours and blocks of each other along Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst Thurs., May 5. More...

Student artwork exhibition and competition: Theme? LI history

Babylon School District students (grades 1 thru 12), Dowling College students and Farmingdale State College students are invited to submit their artwork through their art teachers to be exhibited at the Babylon Village Art Festival at Old Town Hall o More...

 

Schools/Sports

Scholars in the News

•Allison Hasse, of Islip Terrace, was named to the dean’s list at Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, New York for the fall 2010 semester.  More...

West Babylon HS earns high marks at WordMasters Challenges

The West Babylon School District recently announced that students from West Babylon High School won several awards in the national Word- Masters Challenge. More...

Deer Park students explore World Languages

The Deer Park School District celebrated World Languages and Cultural Awareness Month this March through a wide-range of activities and projects.  More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week's Calendar

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, May 14 •Families Anonymous for alcohol, drug or behavioral problems: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. More...

Lindenhurst PTA hosts car show May 14

A car show and raffle drawing of a 2011 Toyota Prius Hybrid will be sponsored by the Lindenhurst Council of PTAs, Sat., May 14. The gates open at 8 a.m. The event will be held at Lindenhurst High School, 300 Charles St Lindenhurst. More...

St. John's Lutheran Church hosts Opera Night May 15

The Senior Choir of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Lindenhurst, 36 East John St. and it’s director Steven Kaplan announce that Opera Night in Lindenhurst, will be presented by Isabella Eredita Johnson, Sun., May 15, 4 p.m.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...













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