August 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Zoning Board sorting out history of difficult application

The Babylon Village Zoning Board of Appeals is reviewing a contentious application to consider property at 17 East Court as a separate lot after the owner asked for and received variances on the land since 1980 based on representations that it was &l More...

Man charged in West Babylon bank robbery

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Yaphank man for the robbery of the Suffolk Federal Credit Union in West Babylon on June 22. He was identified as Bryan Fuge, 30, of 45 Schiller Court, and was charged with robbery 3rd degree.  More...

Leg. Stern urges veterans to obtain ID card

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, is urging veterans to obtain a Suffolk County Veterans ID Card. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

St. Joseph's CYO Track Team competes in LI Championships

Fielding 21 young athletes from five area towns, St. Joseph’s Parish team competed in the 2012 CYO Long Island Championships held on the evening of June 14 at Mitchell Field in Uniondale, for grades four to eight and on Sat., June 16 at St. More...

West Babylon native Olivia Galati earns spot on All-Conference First Team

Earning a spot on an All-Conference First Team is usually validation of a player’s value to the team and affirmation that they are the best in the league at their respective position.  More...

Lindenhurst Middle School celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Lindenhurst Middle School celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day for 180 seventh-and eighth-grade female student-athletes. More...

Library

At Your Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •AARP Defensive Driving Course: Thurs., Aug. 30, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. A non-refundable fee of $19 due at registration ($2 reduction with AARP Membership Card). More...

Events & Bulletin

Dahlia Society basics class Aug. 16

The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold a dahlia basics class about exhibition dahlias, Thurs., Aug. 16, 7 p.m. in the Carriage House at Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Montauk Highway, East Islip. All are welcome and the admission is free. More...

Sagtikos Manor annual art show Aug. 17-19

Watch artists paint in the “open air” on the grounds of Sagtikos Manor, Fri., Aug. 17 and Sat., Aug. 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no charge.  Then, on Sun., Aug. 19, 11 a.m. More...

Volunteer advocates for seniors needed

Family Service League’s Ombudsman Program of Suffolk County is seeking volunteers to train as advocates for nursing home, adult care home and family-type home residents. More...

Pure Gold!

Three West Islip seniors, Alexandra Kilstein, Kayley Sullivan and Bhrett Gorrasi received the highest award in Girl Scouts, the Gold Award. Each girl accomplished a project to benefit her community.  They are shown at right.   More...

Pride of Lindenhurst honorees

The Lindenhurst Board of Education announced its Pride of Lindenhurst Awards. Christopher Thomson was the winner in the student category; Mary Marion won in the employee category and Laura Chapter won in the community category.   More...

Fun in the Sun as summer winds down

The average temperature in our area was one of the highest in decades, outdone only by those recorded July 1936, according to the National Climatic Data Center. More...

BEACON Biz Beat

At Fontana's Pizza is a family tradition

Following the closing of a Village fixture, Mike’s Pizza on Broadway, Amityville Village had no pizzeria to call its own. With the opening of Fontana’s at 217 Broadway, that has changed.  More...

 

People/Social

Saladino congratulates Irene Robinson of West Islip at 29th Runners Edge race

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino congratulated Irene Robinson of West Islip for her accomplishment. The 29th Runners Edge race took place at the Farmingdale High School recently. More...

S.C. Treasurer Carpenter honors West Islip soccer scholarship recipients

S.C. Treasurer Angie Carpenter honored the West Islip Soccer Scholarship recipients for their accomplishments on and off the soccer field.  More...

Dowling student awarded the Sledge Benedict Fellowship from Alpha Chi

Dowling College class of 2012 graduate Gina Mauro received the highly coveted Sledge/Benedict fellowship from the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•I’m sorry to report the death of one of the most vivacious women I’ve ever known. When I was about 11 years old, Peitress Horsley moved in down the street, with her sons, Wayne and Scott. More...

Pets Pets Pets

It was supposed to be a simple fourth anniversary of Edgar Afghan Poe’s deliverance from evil. Maybe a walk in the park and later sharing a steak with his canine siblings, but no…. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Doria, Copiague resident, U.S. Navy veteran

Even as he was fighting for his life in the Northport Veterans Hospital, Joseph Doria thought not of himself, but of his wife and family.  More...

Opinion

GUEST OPINION

Tax holidays mask unfair policies that hurt the middle class

Ask any group of shoppers if they know about their state’s back-to-school sales tax holiday and you’re likely to get a lot of excited nods. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Move it along, please   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUF FOLK COUNT Y. KONDAUR CAPITAL CORPORATION, Pltf. vs. GARY A. BAUM, et al, Defts. Index #10-14647. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Dec. More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., ET AL, Plaintiff, vs. More...













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