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News from the Past

Greek Orthodox Church fire

Printed in the Babylon Beacon May 23, 1968-Church Ruined by Firebugs: Babylon firemen worked desperately to save interior of the Greek Orthodox Church on George Street. The structure was completely gutted. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Please meet the 2018 local scholars

•The following students have been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at SUNY Oswego: Elizabeth Albers of Babylon; Lauren Woods of Deer Park; Sabrina Carlo of Lindenhurst; Victoria Kammer of Lindenhurst; Diana Orsini of West Babylon; Step More...

West Islip H.S. seniors commit to play college athletics

A total of 30 exceptional seniors from West Islip High School have committed to play Division I, II and III college athletics.  More...

Oquenock students recycle half a ton of paper

West Islip’s Oquenock Elementary School displayed a commitment to the environment throughout the school year, kicking off with an assembly featuring Town of Islip recycling educator Danielle Wynn, who discussed the importance of waste reduction More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, August 20 & 27, 1 - 4 p.m. Bring friends and cards or board games. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, August 19   More...

Books sought for fair

The Babylon Beautification Society is once again asking the public to contribute their gently used books and DVDs to this year’s fair which is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 9. More...

BVAC August featured artists are Alyson and Shawn Uttendorfer

Babylon Village Arts Council announced its featured August artists Alyson and Shawn Uttendorfer will show their work at Sterling Bank located at 180 West Main St., Babylon Village. The artists reside in Babylon Village.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNT Y OF SUFFOLK, THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, F/ K/ A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES SERIES 2006-23, Plaintif More...

Michael LiPetri challenges Pellegrino for seat in 9th AD

Michael LiPetri of South Farmingdale is running on the Republican line against Democratic Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino in the 9th Assembly District. The election is Tues., Nov. 6. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 17   •On Fri., August 17 at 12 p.m., the library will have Basic Conversational English. Practice, learn and become more comfortable with the use of the English language in a relaxed, informal environment. More...

 

People/Social

West Babylon senior Eric Donohue named 2018 Coca-Cola Scholar

West Babylon Senior High School student Eric Donohue has been named a 2018 Coca- Cola Scholar. Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 scholars with a $20,000 scholarship to be used toward post-secondary education.  More...

Brumidi Lodge hosts Testimonial Dinner

The Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, Constantino Brumidi Lodge N0. 2211 in Deer Park, recently had hosted a testimonial Dinner for Immediate Past President, Daniel P. Calise. More...

West Babylon Community Meet & Greet set for September 12

The West Babylon Annual Community Meet & Greet will be held on Wed., Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at Gemelli’s at Bergen Point Country Club. The $25 cost includes food, raffles and prizes. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Mid-August…is it possible that the summer has progressed so far? June’s graduates are beginning to travel to their colleges for the first time. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Can the amount of space shelter cats have in their cages determine the likelihood of whether or not they contract an upper respiratory infection (URI)? A recent study says “YES.”  More...

Obituaries

Frederic Searle Wood, Babylon High School graduate and U.S. Army veteran

Frederic Searle Wood, a former resident of Babylon Village who graduated from Babylon High School, died in Marietta, Ohio, July 4, 2018. He was 90 years old.  Mr. Wood was born Sept. More...

Opinion

An alternative to incarceration for the drug addicted makes dollars and sense

When an individual is sent to prison, it is an acknowledgement of failure on two counts: that of the individual and the state.  The individual, for many reasons, failed to lead a lawful and honorable life, and society failed in its role in provi More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Guitars, baseball, singing and doing what inspires and brings joy to your life

I started out thumping on a mandolin and then a guitar when I was child. My brother had a mandolin and so I learned a few chords and then eventually learned a few chords on a guitar. More...













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