February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon students take part in community project

Kim Gentile and Marie Poelker’s second-grade students from Babylon Elementary School participated in a community service project to benefit Haven House bridges, a Long Island establishment that provides housing and support services to people in More...

W. Babylon Library Director closes book on her job; Pepa to write new chapter

Former West Babylon Library Director Anne Marie Dolan retired from her position last month, making way for her successor, Gail Pepa. A retirement ceremony was held last month for Dolan, which also served as a welcoming for Pepa.  More...

LI Cares to open new South Shore location March 1

Long Island Cares, Inc.-the Harry Chapin Food Bank will open a new storefront community assistance center in the Village of Lindenhurst on March 1 to assist local communities still in need of emergency food, pet food, cleaning and other types of supp More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

My “Pets” column in the Babylon Beacon is 30 years old this week. The first one was published on Feb. 24, 1983. More...

Library

At your library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Free Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Science of Spirituality programs begin March 5

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center has two programs set up for the near future.  More...

Food Pantry donations needed

Many of the local food pantries are experiencing a decline in their supplies and GalettAir Heating & Air Conditioning of West Babylon is opening its building to receive donations. More...

Leg. Montano announces free community health fair March 2

S.C. Leg. Rick Montano announced that a free community health fair and outreach education event take place in the 9th Legislative District.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

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PUBLIC NOTICE COPIAGUE MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK   More...

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF BABYLON PUBLIC LIBRARY, BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWN OF BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK BABYLON, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a pu More...

Breaking News - 3/1/2013 4:59 PM

Lindenhurst Village officials considering bamboo legislation - Free Access

by Carolyn James  The Village of Lindenhurst will hold a public hearing Tues., March 5 to consider a local law limiting the proliferation of bamboo. The hearing begins at 7:30 p.m.  More...

IN THE NEWS

Amy Wat t , the daughter of Karen and John Watt of Babylon, was named to Siena College’s Deans’ List for the Fall 2012 semester. Watt is a junior Spanish education major at Siena.  Amy is a graduate of West Babylon High School.  More...

Copiague School District wrestles with need for additional space

The Copiague School District is faced with an anticipated growth in enrollment, something unique not only to districts on Long Island, but throughout the state, according to Joan E. More...

Leg. D’Amaro appoints Dix Hills resident to Suffolk County Women’s Advisory Commission

Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) has named Dix Hills resident Susan F. Friedman to serve as the 17th Legislative District’s representative on the Suffolk County Women’s Advisory Commission.  More...

 

People/Social

Babylon students selected for LI String Festival Association

Five musicians from the Babylon School District performed at this year’s LISFA (Long Island String Festival Association) festivals, held over the past several weeks at Northport and Ward Melville high schools.  More...

North Babylon resident Janis Faraone presented with Catholic Health Services Award

North Babylon resident Janis Faraone, from Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center in West Islip, was presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect More...

Sara Mikovic Babylon H.S. performed Alto 1 at Carnegie Hall in NYC

On Sun. Feb. 10, Sara Mikovic an eleventh grade student at Babylon High School performed as an Alto 1 with the American High School Honors Choir at Carnegie Hall in NYC. According to the. More...

Obituaries

Joy Church, Babylon Village Building Department employee

Joy Church, a longtime employee of the Village of Babylon and a woman who touched the lives of her friends and family, died Jan. 27, 2013. She was 80 years old.  Mrs. Church was born in Upstate New York and moved to Long Island as a child. More...

Opinion

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Your community needs you on election day

In Babylon Village, Trustee Kevin S. Muldowney and Justice John T. Rafter are running for reelection with newly appointed. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Skidmore’s commentary takes a short-sighted view of the Second Amendment

Dear Editor:  Re “Guest Commentary” by RD Skidmore, January 23, 2013.  More...













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