September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town "carves" out new skate park at Tanner Park in Copiague

A contract has finally been awarded to refurbish the existing skate park in Tanner Park of Copiague. More...

Police seek public's help in finding subject who robbed Deer Park bank September 5

Suffolk County Police Department detectives are investigating an armed bank robbery that occurred at the New York Commercial Bank in Deer Park Thurs., Sept 5. Police gave this account:  More...

Coming Up This Weekend

Friday, September 13   •Dance program will be offered for ages two to five with a parent. From 10 to 11 a.m. at the Amityville library Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

•The Riverhead Raceway winners on Sat., Aug. 24, 2013 had extra motivation on their side.  A five-week suspension is not recommended for everybody, but it worked for modified pilot Tom Rogers, Jr. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

In columns past, I tossed out the “hair of the dog.” Not in the hangover sense, but as a novel marketing strategy for Clairol® and L’Oreal®. 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.  •Android Smartphones & You: Thurs., Sept.19, 3:30-5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Sister Marianella Amerson of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville

Sister Marianella Amerson of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, died Aug. 31, 2013. She was 87 years old and would have celebrated her 68th year as a Sister of St. Dominic.  More...

Opinion

Staring down hunger, hunger won

EDITORIAL

Sometimes, the plight of the poor is a hidden drama, particularly in suburbia where we take the effectiveness of the services available to those in need for granted.  Sometimes it hits you in the face.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Tax payers shouldn’t be subsidizing the tired, old, ineffective rebuilding efforts

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  Government’s Emergency Management Mitigation Policies Smell! (See Babylon Beacon, Aug. 29, 2013, Page 4.)  More...

Babylon Village approves expansion for Molto Vino

The owners of Molto Vino at 45 Deer Park Ave., Babylon received approval from the Babylon Village Board recently to expand his business into the adjoining property (formerly Country Peddler) at 43 Deer Park Avenue. More...

Investigation into MVA crash underway

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash involving a stolen vehicle that seriously injured a woman in Deer Park Sun., Sept. 2.  More...

Babylon Village working with USTA to help restore local courts

Babylon Village is reaching out to the U.S. Tennis Association for advice and assistance in its efforts to restore the Village’s tennis courts. More...

Political moves help shape November's ballot

Babylon Town Councilman Anthony Martinez, who is running for another four-year term in November, has received cross endorsement from the Babylon Town Republican Party. More...

 

People/Social

A new school year in Babylon

The transition from the long days of summer to the early fall provided a picturesque backdrop for students in the Babylon School District as they returned to school on Sept. 9.  More...

Good Samaritan Hospital volunteers recognized

Good Samaritan Hospital Guild members were honored recently for volunteer work ranging from 10,000 to 14,000 hours.   More...

Good Samaritan Hospital employee receives “Caught You Caring” Award

Each month, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recognizes staff for their dedication and commitment in caring for patients. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, September 15   More...

North Babylon Fire Department blood drive Sept. 13

On Fri., Sept. 13, 2:30 to 8:30 p.m., a blood drive will be held at North Babylon Fire Department, 20 Hale Road, across from North Babylon High School on Deer Park Avenue.  Your donation will help to save up to THREE lives. More...

Widowed Men and Women meeting Sept. 16

St. Monica’s Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., Sept. 16, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631-581-0466.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Elite Withdrawals LLC. Art. Of Org. filed w. SSNY on 4/11/13. Suffolk co. SSNY design. for service of process. More...













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