December 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, December 12 •Holiday Centerpiece of evergreens and pine cones. Bring a scissor and a knife to use as tools from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the North Babylon library, 815 Deer Park Ave., 631669-4020. Saturday, December 13 More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Memorial Grade School marks Anti-Bullying Month awareness campaign

Babylon Memorial Grade School students and staff members marked this year’s Anti-Bullying Month through a series of activities and an awareness campaign. More...

Babylon High School students experience the French language

Babylon Junior-Senior High School students had the chance to experience French language first hand when 12 students from the Versailles area of Paris visited the Babylon School District. More...

West Babylon students and parents celebrate International Walk to School Day

West Babylon students and parents put on their sneakers and took to the local sidewalks in celebration of International Walk to School Day on Oct. 8. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Toys for Tots/U.S. Marine Corps Reserves program: Now thru Dec. 20. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, December 14 •Community Dinner Meal Served: 4 p.m., Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 109 Udall Rd., W. Islip. For info., call 631-661-6740. More...

Power Squadron® offers safe boating courses

Safe boating courses, free vessel safety checks and more are available from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With squadrons across Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society hosts events in December

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has scheduled two events for December. On Sat., Dec. 13, the 12th annual reenactment of the Flying Santa will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Santa will arrive at the lighthouse. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

SUPPLEMENTALSUMMONSIndex No.: 31087-13Date of Filing: November12, 2014SUPREME COURT OF THESTATE OF NEW YORKCOUNTY OF SUFFOLK--------------xPENNYMAC HOLDINGS,LLC, Plaintiff,-against-EROL TUZUN, if living, orif either or all be dead, theirwives, husban More...

Lindenhurst Schools pass veterans tax exemption

More than 900 Lindenhurst homeowners will be eligible for a real property veterans tax exemption on their school taxes following approval of the measure by the Lindenhurst School board last month. More...

Photo lost to Hurricane Sandy brings friendship and hope

A moment in time captured on film more than six decades ago found its way through time to bring a message of peace and hope to two local families last month. More...

 

People/Social

John Vaeth appointed executive chef at Good Samaritan Hospital West Islip

John Vaeth was recently appointed executive chef in the department of food and nutrition services at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip. He will be leading the culinary team in implementing the hospital’s room service program. More...

Arthur J. Laufer Sr. honored at West Islip American Legion Veterans Day dinner/dance

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) recently presented a proclamation to Arthur J. Laufer Sr. who was the honoree of the West Islip American Legion Post’s Annual Veterans Day dinner and dance. More...

West Babylon Beautification celebrates 30th anniversary

West Babylon Beautification Society celebrated it`s 30th year. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Hopefully all of you had as good a Thanksgiving as I did. I joined my family at my sister’s house. I was lucky enough to enjoy the conversation and great food at both homes (as sadly confirmed by my doctor’s scale this morning). More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Do you have room in your heart and home for a Real oneeyed rabbit? In the classic children’s book The Velveteen Rabbit, a toy bunny, shabby with fur worn out because his child loved him so much, yearned to become Real. More...

Obituaries

Roderic K. Whalen, former Copiague resident, veteran

Roderic K. Whalen, a longtime resident of Amityville and a veteran of World War II, died Nov. 20, 2014. He was 91 years old. Mr. Whalen was a combat veteran and served as a signalman, participating in the invasion of Iwo Jima. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

The holidays mean more than shopping

I enjoyed reading Steve Levy’s letter regarding stores remaining closed onThanksgiving and I agree with him wholeheartedly. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: J. Fetterman’s letter about illegal immigrants from the Nov. 27 Beacon was full of hyperbole, but not many facts. All presidents have the Constitutional authority to set priorities for agencies under their control, like the INS. More...













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