March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst School District hosts Legislative Breakfast

Many issues raised to lawmakers

Posted Mon., March 5, 2012: By Carolyn James Lawmakers, Lindenhurst School officials and residents attended a legislative breakfast hosted by the district Feb. More...

Horsley presses for County to move on dredging projects in Babylon

S.C. Leg. Wayne Horsley and other local officials are working to ensure that some of the 16 dredging projects for Babylon canals that have been languishing on the County’s drawing board get the go ahead this year.  More...

West Babylon athletes sign Letters of Intent

Two West Babylon High School student-athletes, Marisa Garcia and Michael Richardson, recently signed National Letters of Intent with two of the most prestigious collegiate athletic programs in the region. More...

Beacon “Pets” columnist Joanne Anderson receives two Maxwell medallions

On Feb. 12, the eve of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Beacon “Pets” columnist Joanne Anderson received two Maxwell medallions at the annual Dog Writers Assocation of America (DWAA) Banquet held at the Affinia Hotel in NYC.  More...

Conklin House hosting Irish Storyteller March 4

The Conklin House, 280 Deer Park Ave., Babylon Village, will be hosting Irish storyteller Jim Hawkins in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Sun., March 4, 3 to 4:30 p.m. More...

S.C. Arson: West Islip house fire likely accident

A fire that broke out at a home on Mc- Call Avenue in West Islip on Saturday is under investigation by the Suffolk County Arson Squad.  “Right now the cause of the fire is undetermined, though we are leaning toward it being electrical in n More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon students earn first place honors at Suffolk DECA competition

More than 100 students from Babylon High School participated in the Suffolk County Regional DECA competition on Jan. 4 at Suffolk Community College, and 48 of them went home as prize winners.  More...

Babylon Grade School students learn anti-bullying lesson

Officer George Lynagh of Suffolk County Police Department’s Community Outreach Bureau paid a visit to Babylon Memorial Grade School on Feb. 9 to teach students a valuable anti-bullying lesson. More...

E. Donald Conroy Golf Course opening

The E. Donald Conroy Sumpwams Creek nine-hole, Par 3 Golf Course will open Fri., March 2. More...

Obituaries

Christopher Anglum, Lindenhurst resident and U.S. Postal worker

Christopher Anglum grew up in Massapequa and Massapequa Park, attending local schools here as a special needs student. It was a community that he came to love, and that loved him in return, said his sister Monica Stankard of Massapequa.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD Pursuant to provisions of Local Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Accessory Apartment Review Board will hold a Public Hea More...

Coming Up This Weekend

Friday, March 9 •BACCA hosts Buddy Merriam, The Mandolin Experience, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 149 North Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. Tickets $15. For more info., call 631-587-3696. More...

Local joins WI obstretics group

Patricia A. McGlinchey MS RN WHNP-BC, a Babylon Village resident, has joined Comprehensive Obstetrics & Gynecology of Long Island, PLLC. The office is located at 556 Montauk Highway, West Islip.   More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, March 2 •Last Hope Animal Rescue Bowl-a-Thon, 7:30 tyo 10:30 p.m., Farmingdale Bowl, 999 Conklin St., Farmingdale. More...

In the News!

Babylon School Board moving forward with superintendent's search

The Babylon School Board continues its work to hire a new school superintendent.  “We are in the process of narrowing the field,” said School Board President Dom Bencivenga. More...

Babylon School Board in negotiations with teachers

While working through the details of the new tax levy law and what that will ultimately mean for the district’s budget, the Babylon School Board continues its negotiations with Babylon’s 153 teachers represented by the BTA. More...

Man charged with stealing bronze vases off graves

Suffolk County Police have arrested a West Babylon man for possession of 22 bronze cemetery vases that were stolen from Pinelawn Memorial Park in Farmingdale during the past several months.  More...

Babylon Schools honor Olympiad winners

The Babylon Board of Education honored three high-achieving students on Feb. More...

Thomas Moran of Lindenhurst promoted

Thomas Moran, a resident of Lindenhurst, has been promoted to manager at Nawrocki Smith LLP, a Melville CPA firm. Moran is a graduate of Hofstra University and joined the firm 2006. He specializes in tax and internal audit services.   More...

 

People/Social

S.C. Treasurer Carpenter installs officers for West Islip Chamber of Commerce

The West Islip Chamber of Commerce began the year with their Annual Installation Breakfast. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Psssst...Come closer. Here’s the truth about cats and dogs: Pets are good for the mental health of “everyday people,” not just individuals facing health challenges. More...

Events & Bulletin

Megan’s Law Helpline and SORT program staff available to community

Parents for Megan’s Law Helpline staff provide information to the community regarding sex offender residency and employment restrictions, sex offender email alert registration and sexual abuse prevention.  More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: MONDAY, March 5 •Town of Babylon Planning Board meeting: 7 p.m. Babylon Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. For info., call 631-957-3102. More...

Deer Park Lions Club to award scholarship

Once again, the Deer Park Lions Club will award the Francis D. Olivo $1,000 scholarship to a deserving high school senior who is a Deer Park resident and who is attending college in the fall of 2012. More...

Opinion

Marking time in Oscars and Grammys

EDITORIAL

I can remember when I knew every single actor and entertainer nominated for the Oscars. I had seen every motion picture and knew the characters’ names. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Saving Medicare: A Constitutional debate

Both parties have succumbed to the temptation of getting elected by promising evermore goodies from the public coffers, irrespective of constitutional limits, and to the point that they have irresponsibly enslaved our children with 15.25 trillion dol More...













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