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Michael Venditto announces candidacy for 8th Senate seat; to face Dave Denenberg in November
An energetic and enthusiastic crowd assembled at Massapequa American Legion Post 1066 as New York Senate candidate and Nassau County legislator from Massapequa Michael Venditto kicked off his campaign with a spirited rally on Sat., March 15.
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Lou Howard Sr. celebrates his 90th in "high" style
Lou Howard Sr., a former longime coach in the Amityville School District, New York State Assemblyman and a flight instructor with Farmingdale University's Aerospace s chool , re cent ly celebrated his 90th birthday and chose the occasion to officiall
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Lindenhurst breaks ground for new firehouse
Lindenhurst Village officials  broke ground on Friday for their new firehouse on Wellwood Avenue. The old firehouse is now  demolised and Mayor Tom Brennan said it will  take  between a year and 18 months to complete the project.
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Babylon Village residents kick of the 2013 Christmas season
Annual tree lighting and Wassail Bowl celebrations bring community together
As light snow flurries fell, Babylon Village residents gathered around Argyle Lake to officially kick off the holidays and attend the annual tree lighting ceremony and Wassail Bowl celebration.
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North Babylon residents ask for help on abandoned homes in their area
One resident of the Parkwood Civic Association in North Babylon summed up her feelings this way: “I am scared; I don’t feel safe anymore,” she said.
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Phelps Lane: where the wealthy lived and fished
The Phelps Lane Mansion on Phelps Lane in North Babylon has an interesting history. The 14- room French-style mansion which sits on Phelps Lane today was built in 1942 as the summer home of Businessman David Schnur (1882-1948).
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BABYLON REMEMBERS...
Memorial Day Parade in Babylon and services at LI National Cemetery at Pinelawn
Babylon and Long Islanders remembered on Monday the sacrifices of those men and women who died in the service of the country. A parade was held in Babylon Village and military services were conducted at Long Island National Cemetery at Pinelawn.
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WIA to residents: Get involved in LaGrange proposal while your voice can make a difference
The message to West Islip residents was “get involved.” It was delivered by the West Islip Association at a meeting outlining the progress on a proposal by CVS to construct a 24-hour drive-through drug store adjacent to La Grange, and to
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Islip Planning Board hears LaGrange application
Residents raise concerns but developers vow to work with community
   The Town of Islip Planning Board held a public Nov. 14 to consider the redevelopment LaGrange Inn property at Montauk Highway and Higbie Lane in West Islip.  
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Video of Sandy in Babylon
Video shows damage of hurricane in Babylon. Send us your stories and your photos. Video is by Christopher ColloraHave a good weekend.The Beacon












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