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WB firefighter elected to state board

RICHARD VELLA ELECTED TO DIRECTOR'S SEAT

Posted Mon., Sept. 26, 2011- More...

Babylon Village Board reconsidering zoning restrictions on psychics

After receiving telephone calls and letters from residents concerning a proposed change in law that would prohibit psychics, tattoo parlors, body piercing shops, X-rated book and video stores and similar businesses from the retail business district, More...

Village offices broken into; cash stolen

Suffolk County Police are investigating the break in to offices at Babylon Village Hall, 153 West Main St. Babylon, and the theft of more than $10,000 in cash and coins.  The incident occurred Sept. More...

Local girls complete project and earn Gold Awards

' Three young Babylon women achieved the highest rank in Girl Scouting, Gold, and were honored at a reception at the Babylon Library last month.  The Scouts, Marisa Caruso, Julia- Anne Florio and Kelly Watt, worked for almost two years, raising More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Football: Warriors take Panthers 24-14

The Amityville Warriors turned things around after a slow start and overcame the Babylon Panthers 24-14 at Lou Howard Field in Amityville last Friday night. The evening opened with Our National Anthem played by the Amityville Marching Band.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Feral cats reproduce everywhere. They don’t tiptoe around wealthy zip codes or gated condos. The proliferation of breeding ferals is a community-based problem, requiring a community-based solution that is both humane and successful. More...

Hot Laps

On Saturday, September 3, 2011, drivers both young and old enjoyed the “fruits of their labors” at Riverhead Raceway on Labor Day Weekend.  In Super Pro Truck action, Erin Dumicich shook off a season of tough racing luck to capture t More...

BEACON Biz Beat

Promotional items for local businesses are printed at no charge as space permits. Readers and business owners can submit items for this column to us at acjnews@rcn.com or via U.S. Postal Service at 65 Deer Park Ave., Babylon NY 11702   More...

Obituaries

Vincent Joseph Ryan, Babylon Village resident, World War II veteran

Longtime Babylon Village resident and attorney Vincent Joseph Ryan died Aug. 24, 2011 surrounded by his family. He had just celebrated his 89th birthday.  Mr. More...

Genevieve Puzzo, North Babylon FD Women’s Auxiliary volunteer

Genevieve Puzzo, a longtime member of the North Babylon community, died Aug. 19, 2011. She was 93 years old.  More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Economic picture not so rosey

President Barack Obama has, despite his protestations, continued on the path of taking from the rich to give to the poor. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Readers appreciate special 9/11 memorial edition

Dear Editor:  I wish to congratulate you and your staff, for turning out one hell of a great edition. I know that it was a lot of work, especially due to the fact that you had limited resources and staff. But it was worth the effort.  More...

Babylon Village and CSEA employees strike new deal

Contract still undergoing review and changes

Posted Thurs., Sept. 29- By Carolyn James Babylon Village officials approved a four-year pact with is CSEA employees this week, ending a long, drawn-out contract dispute that goes back to 2006. More...

Babylon Village Zoning Board gives okay for cellular tower

APPLICATION NOW MOVES TO VILLAGE BOARD FOR REVIEW

Posted Tues., Sept. 27-  The Babylon Village Zoning Board of Appeals moved forward an application by T-Mobile to construct a telecommunications tower on the roof of the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon. More...

Lindenhurst Village looks for funds to repair damage from Irene

Hurricane Irene has come and gone, but not before leaving its mark on Lindenhurst. Lindenhurst Village Mayor Tom Brennan reported that the bay side of the marina incurred significant damage from the storm.  More...

Barraga squares off againt Frank Dolan in 11th LD in campaign that almost isn't

When Frank Dolan decided to run for office as the Democratic candidate on the 11th Legislative District in Suffolk, he didn’t expect to see his Republican opponent, Leg. Thomas F. More...

 

People/Social

The Rameys celebrate their marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ramey, of West Islip, announce the marriage of their daughter Allyson Anne to Ross Walter Mansfield on July 15, 2011. More...

Schumachers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Surrounded by family and friends, George and Joan Schumacher celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 1, 2011 at the Three Village Inn. More...

Vogelsbergs celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Walter Vogelsberg and Darien “Lunt” Vogelsberg, childhood sweethearts and original residents of Lindenhurst are celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 10. More...

Library

At the Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Mah Jong Instructions: Fri., Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 10-12 noon. Registration is underway.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Cut Heating Costs by Winterizing Your Home

(News USA) - As Old Man Winter makes his mighty push, 79 percent of Americans expect to pay the same or more to heat their homes as compared to last winter, according to a recent survey by the Vent-Free Gas Products Alliance, a section of the Air-Con More...

Natural Disasters: Preparing For Them And Their Impact On Your Taxes

(NAPS)—From floods and wildfires to tornadoes and hurricanes, natural disasters can leave a path of devastation. Although you can’t prevent natural disasters, you can minimize losses with proper pre­paration and tax relief.  More...

Remodel Without Regret

(NAPS)—After years of living with your outdated kitchen—complete with orange linoleum floors, no windows and a completely non-functional work triangle— you’ve decided to take the leap and remodel.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD   More...













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