May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village votes on Block Party fees

It will cost you a little more to host that summer block party this year as the Babylon Village Board approved a measure late last month, requiring that block party organizers pay a $50 application fee. More...

OLG Church celebrates 50th anniversary with tulip fest

On Saturday, Our Lady of Grace Church celebrated its 50th anniversary with a tulip festival and dedication ceremonies. Check out the Beacon in print and online for full story, photos and video of the day.   More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•It’s that time of year again. When members of both sexes carry around sticks and try to knock a little white ball into a hole. Pat Farrell, who works with the Women’s League at the Babylon Village   More...

Eight candidates seeking three seats on West Babylon School Board

Three longtime West Babylon School Board members are not seeking reelection this year. Vying for their seats are eight, yes, we said eight, residents. More...

Pets Pets Pets

“Where’s Papa going with that ax?” You may recognize this question as the first line of one of the most beloved children’s books of all time.  More...

Obituaries

Felix M. German, M.D., West Islip resident and Fire Dept. member

Felix M. German, M.D., of West Islip, died March 30, 2012.  More...

Mary Ellen Sullivan, Babylon Village resident, member of the Babylon Historical Society

Mary Ellen (Byrns) Sullivan, a lifelong resident of Babylon Village, died Thurs., April 5, 2012.  A longtime member of the Babylon Historical Society, she was remembered as a kind woman with dignity.  “She was just a sweet person,&rdq More...

Charles W. Pannhorst III, former Babylon H.S. graduate, served in U.S. Army

A memorial mass for Charles “Chip” W. Pannhorst III, who was raised in Babylon Village and graduated from Babylon High School, will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s R.C. More...

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION, HaggleZERO, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on February 16, 2012. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Race on for seats on West Islip School Board

Two West Islip School Board incumbents are being challenged in an election set for Tues. May 15. More...

Lindenhurst Hosts Annual Spring Fest

The 22nd Annual Spring Festival, sponsored by the Lindenhurst Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Lindenhurst was held this weekend. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday., May 4, 2012 •NYC P.O. Peter Figoski Memorial Little League Scholarship Fund Night, 7:30 p.m. Babylon vs. Southampton, Locust South. Sponsored by Babylon Lions Club. More...

DP teachers and district reach accord that saves more than $1M, jobs and educational programs

The Deer Park School District announced last week that a contract agreement with the Deer Park Teachers’ Association was struck that will save the district more than a million dollars and enable it to continue to support a high level of instruc More...

Lindenhurst Village approves traffic changes; residents applaud moves

A red light camera installed at the intersection of Straight Path and Sunrise Highway has diverted traffic on to 38th Street in Lindenhurst. More...

 

People/Social

Heather Glenday, All American

Heather Glenday of Babylon, a student at the University of Tampa, was All American for all of her individual events at NCAA Div II Nationals in March plus two relays. More...

Emily Moran earns Girl Scout Gold Award

The Girl Scout Gold Award was recently presented to Emily Moran of Babylon who demonstrated a unique commitment to leadership and service to her community and earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award.  More...

Babylon Village Little League kicks off 2012 season with Annual Parade

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Events & Bulletin

Thrift Sale May 5 and May 19

The thrift shop at St. Patrick’s Church will be open Saturdays May 5 and May 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be gently used clothes, jewelry, books, electronics and more. The church is located at 305 Carll’s Path, Deer Park. More...

Musicsocials volunteers needed

Musicsocials is looking for singles, age 35 and over, who are interested in ballroom and country dances. Volunteers are needed for planning events. For information, email musicsocials@yahoo.com.   More...

Town of Babylon Earth Day celebration May 5

The Town of Babylon will be celebrating Earth Day Sat., May 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. next to the Town Hall Pond, 200 East Sunrise Hwy, Lindenhurst. The event will occur rain or shine.  More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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EDITORIAL

Support those who fight for America­— get out and vote!

On May 15, residents will head to the polls to vote on their annual school budget and to select candidates for the school district’s board of trustees.  More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

NHTSA campaign “One text or call could wreck it all” to counter districted driving

Did you know that “distracted driving” was the 2009 word of the year according to Webster’s New World College Dictionary? But, unfortunately, this is no passing fad. More...













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