March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Library budget votes and trustee elections coming up

Voters will head to the polls over the next two weeks to approve their library budgets and elect library trustees. Following is information on each of these votes and elections. More...

Truck plows into Lindenhurst house

The Lindenhurst Fire Department responded to a single-car accident on School Street in Lindenhurst at about 3:20 p.m. Tues., March 17. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

DP/NB girls swimming and diving team Walks to End Alzheimer’s

For the second year in a row, the Deer Park/North Babylon girls swimming and diving team participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, held by the Long Island chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association on Sept. More...

Fire Island’s students strive to become lifelong readers and positive role models

Fire Island’s Woodhull Elementary School students are striving to become lifelong readers and positive role models as they participate in this year’s PARP program, themed Build Your Character, Read a Book. More...

Bay Shore students participate in G.E.N.I.U.S. hour

Over the years, the word Google has evolved from the name of a popular search engine to a verb meaning to search the Internet for information. Google allows its engineers to spend 20 percent of their work time on a project of their choosing. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •SAT Prep Course: Mon., March 30, April 13, 20, 27, 6:15-8:45 p.m. Get the skills and strategies to help raise your test scores. Non-refundable fee $85 due at registration. Registration underway. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, March 29 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, March 30 More...

Marconi spring fling April 2

The Marconi Lodge, 333 Moffitt Blvd., Islip, will host a spring fling social night, Thurs., April 2, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. The cost per person is $20, which includes a hot buffet dinner, wine, beer, soda and coffee. Music is by DJ Rick. More...

Free event for children of active-duty military personnel April 12

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th L.D., chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, is hosting a free event for children of active-duty military personnel, National Guard and reservists on Sun., April 12, 10 a.m. More...

Opinion

We need the state and federal cash to take Long Island out of its rut

The potholes on our roads and highways have gone from simply annoying to damaging—and now deadly.That is apparent to our local officials at the state, county and town levels who are trying to do something about it. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Feral cats and their caretakers need public support

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West Babylon Schools point to better fiscal year ahead

The West Babylon School Board reviewed an initial budget proposal that calls for a tax rate increase for 2015- 16 that is below the 2.068 percent permitted this year by New York State. More...

Deer Park’s Hamil claims state wrestling title

His twitter bio simplifies his mission. Rule number one, never be number two. Deer Park wrestler David Hamil is definitely number one . More...

Town's contract with Omni Recycling of Babylon extended

At a Town Board meeting last month, Babylon officials adopted a resolution that extended the Town’s contract with Omni Recycling of Babylon Inc., for 15 years. The agreement has one option for a five-year extension. More...

Babylon Village mayor and trustees reelection; talk about future goals

Mayor Ralph Scordino and Trustees Tony Davida and Debbie Basile, members of the Better Babylon Party, were reelected last week. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, March 27 • Deer Park H.S. Little Shop of Horrors musical production at 7 p.m. at One Falcon Place, Deer Park. • History of Ireland Through Music from 7-8:30 p.m. at the North Babylon library, 815 Deer Park Ave., 631-669-4020. More...

 

People/Social

Looking for nominees for Nathaniel Conklin Award

The selection committee for the annual Babylon Village Nathaniel Conklin Award for Volunteerism is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the 2015 award, which recognizes longterm volunteer service to the Village. More...

Babylon Village twins set to be on NBC miniseries

Meadow and Maci Ferrigno of Babylon Village have a minor part on the new mini-series The Slap on NBC in the season finale (April 2). The 10- month-old twin girls will play Uma Thurman’s baby - who happens to be a boy. More...

Recognize anyone? We’d like to hear from you

This photo was submitted to the Beacon by Marilyn Tracy Dassau of Sayville, a former resident of West Babylon and employee of the Suffolk County Federal Savings and Loan Bank, now Astoria Bank. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•The Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce is busy this week. They are holding their fourth annual Chinese auction this evening (March 26) at the Babylon American Legion Hall on Grove Place. The fun begins at 6:30. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Seeing a photo of the original Babylon Town Shelter on Edison Avenue in West Babylon and the 1955 Town Hall proposal to build this facility prompted memories of happenings at this long-gone building. More...

Obituaries

Samantha Lynn Luksik, former Deer Park resident, at 20

Samantha Lynn Luksik, a resident of Huntington and former resident of Deer Park, died Dec. 21, 2014. She was 20 years old. “She was a bright spirit and had beautiful blue eyes,” said her mother Laura of Huntington. More...

Rachel Mary Broman, Babylon Village resident, animal lover

Rachel Mary Broman of Babylon Village died Feb. 24, 2015. She is the loving daughter of Mary and Chester Broman, Sr. and is also survived by her brothers, Chester F. Jr. and his wife Holly, and Christopher F., and his wife Tamera. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGTOWN OF BABYLONPLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon will hold a PublicHearing at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, New York, on the7th day of April, 2015 at 3:30 p.m., prevaili More...













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