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Breaking News - 9/26/2014 5:23 PM

Police seeking information on accident in WB yesterday - Free Access

A North Babylon man was seriously injured after being involved in a crash with his bicycle in West Babylon Thurs., Sept. 25.Police gave this account: More...

Suffolk Police shut down "pedestrian" burglary ring

After an investigation into a number of daytime burglaries in the North Lindenhurst area, Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives put together a surveillance operation resulting in the arrest of three subjects who were implicated in at least 13 More...

SCWA installs 4,340 feet of water main to bolster Wyandanch Rising infrastructure

The Suffolk County Water Authority this week began installing 4,340 feet of 12” ductile iron water main on Acorn Street and Straight Path as part of the Wyandanch Rising project that is revitalizing the hamlet’s downtown area. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Sports: Breaking down Suffolk Division IV football

Babylon and Glenn.  The two have combined to win five of the last six Long Island Class IV championships. More...

Kate Gordon named varsity head basketball coach at St. John the Baptist High School

The girls athletic program at St. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Have you been enjoying the beautiful weather we’ve been having? More...

Hot Laps

“It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.”-- from a 1970s commercial ad campaign  Up until Saturday night, Sept. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Buddy Program Part 2: Last week’s “Pets” (available at www.babylonbeacon.com) described how the Buddy Program, which trains dogs and dog lovers at Hempstead Town Shelter and now Last Hope, is getting positive results with posit More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUMMONS Index No. More...

Breaking News - 10/1/2014 9:53 AM

State to hold public meeting on cleanup of Clemente Park in Islip - Free Access

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) in conjunction with the New York State Department of Labor and the Suffolk County Department of Health Services will hold a public meeting on Thurs., Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 9/29/2014 3:32 PM

Jessica Orelus of Deer Park to sing at All-State concert - Free Access

Recognizing her vocal talent and dedication to music, Deer Park High School senior Jessica Orelus has been selected to perform in this year’s All-State Mixed Chorus at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference concert in Rochester More...

Lindy school board accepts and teachers reject fact finder's report

A week after the Lindenhurst School Board unanimously accepted the recommendations of a fact finder for a settlement with the teacher’s association in Lindenhurst, the teachers rejected the package.  The recommendations call for a contract More...

NB man drowns in pool

A 56-year-old North Babylon man drowned in his swimming pool, according to Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives.  More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday, September 27   • Dedication ceremony to rename Bay Shore’s Fifth Avenue Bridge to Corey J. Swinson Bridge. Ceremony to take place at 11 a.m. More...

 

People/Social

Public officials honor Eagle Scout Nicholas Sabbatino

Nicholas J. More...

Babylon Village Girl Scouts earn Silver Awards

Cadette Girl Scouts from Troop 75, Babylon Village, earned their Silver Awards on Mon., Aug. 25, 2014 at a special ceremony held at the Babylon Village Library.  More...

Circle of Love Ministry provides lunch, school supplies and fun

The Circle of Love Ministry Worldwide, Copiague, in conjunction with the Copiague School District, provided lunch from July 14 to Aug. 22 to children ages 18 and under. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624   •Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed.  Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library,  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, September 28 More...

Babylon Historical Society anniversary Sept. 28

The 40th anniversary celebration of the Village of Babylon Historical and Preservation Society will be held on Sun., Sept. 28, noon to 4 p.m. at the museum, 117 W. Main St. in Babylon Village.  More...

Heritage Conservancy to meet this Sunday

The next meeting of the Babylon Village Heritage Conservancy will be held Sun., Sept. 28 from to 4:30 p.m. at the Babylon Public Library. Officers will be nominated and elected as the group’s first official Board of Directors. More...

Opinion

Revisiting the story of Hurricane Sandy and the fracking debate

GUEST EDITORIAL

As the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, memories of the destruction produced by the storm still haunt most Long Islanders. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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