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Weekend Events:

Saturday, July 6   •Babylon Village Summer Concert featuring Joel Sikowitz Orchestra at the Argyle Park Gazebo, Montauk Highway, Babylon, at 8 p.m. In the event of rain concerts will be held in the Babylon High School auditorium. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon United Methodist Nursery School learns about the Fire Island Lighthouse

BABYLON, NY (June 27, 2013) – In May, the students at the Babylon United Methodist Church Nursery School were visited by educators from the Fire Island Lighthouse. More...

Varsity lacrosse teammates from Bay Shore continue their sport in college

Bay Shore seniors and varsity girls la- crosse teammates Amanda Voges and Shianne Judson recently signed Letters of Intent to play lacrosse this fall at the University of Tampa and Mercy College, respectively. The coach is Allison Pfeffer.   More...

Bay Shore students honored at the Town of Islip’s Student Achievement Awards

On May 29, the Town of Islip held its annual Student Achievement Awards ceremony at the Town board room in Islip. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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

Events & Bulletin

Beginning Experience weekend to be held in August

The Beginning Experience weekend will be held Aug. 16 to 18 at the Montfort Spiritual Center in Bay Shore. More...

Rev up for the Sagtikos Manor Car Show

Sagtikos Manor will hold an antique and classic car show, Sun., July 14, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Listen to live music by Heatwave as you view over 100 cars on display.  More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, July 7 More...

Opinion

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The Beacon supports bamboo buster law

A public hearing on July 16 will outline a proposed measure in Babylon Town to limit the growth and proliferation of bamboo. More...

Put some music in your life this summer

Each week during the summer, the Beacon will post the date and time of Village concerts being held in Lindenhurst and Babylon. More...

Babylon Town IDA helps bring three new businesses into Babylon Town

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Shaffer and Babylon Industrial Development Agency (IDA) CEO Robert Stricoff have announced that Babylon IDA has successfully closed on three major real estate deals in the Town of Babylon in an unprecedented eight hour More...

Community to remember Det. Peter Figoski with Memorial Bridge on route 109 & Sunrise Highway

The Sunrise Highway overpass bridge on Route 109 in West Babylon will officially be dedicated in the name of New York City Police Department Detective Peter Figoski under a measure passed by New York State Senator Phil Boyle and Assemblyman Joseph Sa More...

 

People/Social

Councilman Flotteron honors six Eagle Scouts

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron recently attended an Eagle Award ceremony for six scouts of Troop 508 from Islip. More...

ASPCA grants $5,000 to Last Hope’s Fix-A-Feral program

Last Hope Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. announced that it has received a $5,000 grant from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to fund Last Hope’s Fix-A-Feral program. More...

Girl Scouts of Suffolk and Nassau hold annual Gold Award Ceremony

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron and State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino recently attended the Gold Award Ceremony for Suffolk County and Nassau County girl scouts, which was held at Captain Bill’s Restaurant in Bay Shore. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It was only fitting that “Bear,” a member of the NYPD Transit K9 Unit, was greeted by an honor guard of his pup peers when leaving the hospital. More...

Babylon News & Muse

•Keep your fingers crossed…the Babylon Village Pool is slated to open July 6! I had a chat with Mayor Ralph Scordino who told me that a lot depended on the weather between last Friday and the 6th. More...

Hot Laps

After a hiatus of sorts, Riverhead Raceway Hot Laps is back to update you on all the action and personalities each week in 2013.  June 22 was a night for people with “Roger” in their name. More...

Obituaries

Robert J. Corrigan, IBM executive, born and raised in Babylon

Robert J. Corrigan, who was born and raised in Babylon, died at his home in Wilton, Connecticut June 26, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He had lived there for 25 years. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD   More...













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