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Breaking News - 11/3/2012 12:58 PM

Believe it—Help Is On Its Way - Free Access

Town and Villages put out curfew for areas south of Montauk Highway

The Suffolk County Police Department will be enforcing a curfew in Babylon Village, Lindenhurst and Copiague from dusk until dawn beginning tonight and continuing until further notice. More...

Help for storm victims in Lindenhurst - Free Access

Storm relief information and emergency contact numbers in Lindenhurst: Shelter: Red Cross Shelter: Robert Frost Middle School  450 Half Hollow Road  Deer ParkFood:  SC Legislator Wayne R. Horsley’s Operation Sandy More...

Sandy strikes Long Island with a wallop

In Babylon Village, Mayor Ralph Scordino sat in Village Hall Tuesday morning. The lights were out but the phones were working. More...

BVHS to host program on Argyle Park history

The Babylon Village Historical Society will hold its annual meeting on Sun., Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at the museum, located at 117 Main St. More...

Babylon Football: Panthers blank devils; head to playoffs

It was Senior Night last Friday and the Center Moriches school district had its annual pregame ceremony to end its season. They honored football seniors Tim Anthony, Tom DeMint, Mekhai Godley, Ryan Lewis, Ray Strebel and Mike Vitale. More...

Special Sections

People/Social

Historical Society of Islip honors two

On Sept. 19, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet presented its 2012 Pride in Community Awards to Preston Raynor and Robert Doxsee for their support and work in both the community and the society. More...

O-Co-Nee East Diner celebrates anniversary

S. C. Treasurer Carpenter recognized the O-Co-Nee East Diner and owners, Peter and Spiro, on their 10th anniversary. More...

Memorial Fundraiser held for Mathew DiNapoli

On Aug. 25, a memorial fundraiser was held at Swell Taco, 135 Deer Park Ave., Babylon for the late Mathew Di- Napoli who passed away last year at the age of 35 after a lifelong battle with Chron’s and Colitis disease.  More...

Obituaries

Margaret Glander, Amityville resident, Lindenhurst seamstress

Mrs. Margaret Glander, a resident of Amityville, died Sept. 22, 2012 at her home. She was 100 years old.  Mrs. Glander was born Sept. 7, 1912 in New York, to Paolo and Anetta (Bidarini) Gonnet. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

The Beacon’s endorsements for 2012

In this election, voters have unique opportunities to direct the course of government at the state and federal level. Some of the distinctions between the candidates are clear, while others are not. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting thereof held on the 23d day of October 2012 duly adopted a resolution, an abstrac More...

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION, Avantek LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on September 7, 2012. Office location: Suffolk County, NY. More...

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTYDEUTSCHE BANK TRUSTCOMPANY AMERICASFORMERLY KNOWN ASBANKER`S TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE ANDCUSTODIAN; Plaintiff(s)vs. More...

Breaking News - 11/6/2012 2:13 PM

FLOOD VICTIMS' ALERT - Free Access

Residents south of Montauk Highway should call 631-957-7466 to schedule an electrical inspection. More...

Breaking News - 11/5/2012 5:13 PM

How you can help the victims of Hurricane Sandy - Free Access

Donations for hurricane victims are desperately needed and can be dropped of at Babylon Presbyterian Church, 79 E. Main Street, Babylon, between 12 and 4 p.m., any day this week. More...

Breaking News - 11/2/2012 7:13 PM

Video of Sandy in Babylon - Free Access

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Video shows damage of hurricane in Babylon. Send us your stories and your photos. Video is by Christopher ColloraHave a good weekend.The Beacon More...

Man arrested for violating curfew - Free Access

Suffolk County Police arrested a West Babylon man today for violating a curfew that was established in areas of the First Precinct due to storm damage. Police gave this account. More...

Former Babylon and West Babylon School District attorney Leroy Van Nostrand dies

Services to be held later this week

Leroy Van Nostrand who served as counsel for both the Babylon and West Babylon school districts, and was an historian and political leader, died Thursday, Nov. More...

Town to hold budget hearing Nov. 8; taxes up 1.7%

Babylon Town will hold a public hearing on its preliminary budget for 2013 Thurs., Nov. 8. The proposed spending plan calls for a 1.7 percent tax increase, which is within the 2 percent state cap. More...

New plant opens in Babylon Town; 150 new jobs created

Times may be tough, but one company is tougher.  Defying a bad economy, NBTY Inc., a global nutritional supplement company, opened a new 66,000 square foot plant in New Horizons, North Lindenhurst this week, bringing about 150 new jobs to the ar More...

NYS Assemblyman Andrew Raia runs unopposed in 12th District

New York State Assemblyman Andrew Raia may not have anyone running against him this year, but the lawmaker is still using the campaign season to reach out to supporters and to listen to their concerns. More...

 

Election

Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 6 The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

For the 2012 general election, the New York State Unified Court System will publish a nonpartisan online voter guide for the public with information about candidates for elective judicial office. More...

Schools/Sports

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Alyssa Caserta, of Lindenhurst, has been selected to serve as a student ambassador at Herkimer County Community College, Herkimer, New York.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

On November 7 at the Woodbury Country Club, the Honorable Kathleen Rice, Nassau County District Attorney will be the keynote speaker during the Last Hope Animal Rescue Fall Dinner. More...

Library

At your library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Free Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday from 1-3 p.m. No appointment needed.  •Yoga Lates: Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28; 10-11 a.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

US Veterans MC L.I. Chapter Anniversary Party Nov. 7

The US Veterans MC Long Island Chapter (USVMCLI) will hold its second annual anniversary party, Wed., Nov. 7, 7 p.m. at Kodiaks Restaurant and Bar, 1815 Route 110, Farmingdale. The cost is $15 per person. More...

Synergy Theatre Co. presents All My sons performance begins November 9

The Synergy Ensemble Theatre Company will present All My sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Carrie Blank. Performances will be held Fri., Nov. 9; Sat., Nov. 10; Fri., Nov. 16 ad Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m. and Sundays, Nov. 11 and 18, 2 p.m. More...

Science of Spirituality Power of Eating Green for Health class Nov. 3

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center is offering a program entitled The Power of Eating Green for Health and Wellness: Vegetarian Cooking, presented by Jaime Calderon, Sat., Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m. More...













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