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DPSD awards Getchius Youth Advisor of the Year

The Deer Park Board of Education recently presented 17-year-old Timothy Getchius with an award for 2013 Youth Advisor of the Year at a school board meeting.  More...

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Handel’s Messiah and Pergolesi’s Magnificat at St. Joeseph’s Dec. 15

The Church of St. Joseph will present Handel’s Messiah and Pergolesi’s Magnificat, Sun., Dec. 15, 7 p.m. at the Church of St. Joseph, 39 North Carll Ave., Babylon. The presentation is under the direction of Dr. More...

Our Lady of Lourdes students create “I AM” wall

On the first day of school, students at Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip completed an “I AM” wall. This wall represents an awareness about stereotypes. More...

Lindenhurst H.S. holds science research symposium

The Lindenhurst High School science department hosted its first science research symposium entitled Discovery Starts Here in the rotunda in early June.  Special guest speakers included award winners Lisa Quinones, Amelia Ricketts and James Shamu 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.  •Holiday Tea: Mon., Dec. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your favorite teacup.  More...

Obituaries

Joan Dambra, West Islip resident, Good Samaritan Hospital volunteer

For Joan Dambra, family was everything. She was the matriarch, the peacemaker, the chef and the “glue” that held her family together, said her daughter, Linda Giordano of Wantagh. More...

Opinion

Proposed change to traffic violations is fair; it should be passed

Recently Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone proposed a measure to amend the rules of the Suffolk County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency (TPVA) to provide a level of fairness and equity by ensuring that those found not guilty and have the ti More...

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Schumer asks for further review of Chinese inspection system before relaxing regulations

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A recent finding by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) states that the Chinese poultry slaughter inspection system meets the same standards of equivalence as the U.S., which will bring USDA o More...

Babylon School District bond vote set for Tuesday, Dec. 10

UPDATE Voters approved the bond proposal last night by a margin of five votes, 581-576. Watch next edition of the Beacon online and in print for details. More...

Commissioners' races in Copiague, West Babylon, Deer Park and W.I.

In fire districts throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, voters will be asked to select commissioners on Dec. 10. Locally, commissioners are running in Copiague, West Babylon, Deer Park and West Islip. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, December 6   •Babylon Village Old Fashioned Christmas from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. rain date Dec. 13. Shop specials throughout the village, visit with Santa from 5:30 to 8:30 as he rides through the Village on a horsedrawn carriage. More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst Honors its Veterans

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Babylon Village Celebrates Veterans Day

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Restaurateurs make donation to Breast Cancer Coalitions

Michael and Kurt Bohlsen, owners of Bohlsen Restaurant Group (www.brgroup.biz), presented Breast Cancer Coalitions in Huntington, Babylon, West Islip and Islip with a $6,000 donation as a result of their Eat, Drink & Think Pink October at Prime, More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

“Today is our chance to say thank you for the way you brightened our lives, even though God granted you but half a life. 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, December 8 More...

Volunteers needed to visit the blind

The Suffolk County Office of Helen Keller Services for the Blind is seeking volunteers for the Suffolk County area to spend one to two hours per week visiting blind or legally blind elderly adults who are homebound. More...

Family Service League parenting support group begins December 5

Family Service League’s Iovino South Shore Family Center, 1444 Fifth Ave., Bay Shore, is offering a parenting support group to help ease parents through the daily struggles of parenting. More...

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Notice of formation of H & Z MANAGEMENT, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/10/2013. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

Suffolk County Tax Lien Sale

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT SALE OF 2012/2013 SUFFOLK COUNTY TAX LIEN SALE SUFFOLK COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE   More...













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