October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Facilities bond to go before Lindenhurst voters

The Lindenhurst Union Free School District Board of Education voted unanimously Oct. 1 to move forward with an $8.8 million proposal for building renovations. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, October 10   •The Lego Club will meet for grades 3-6 at the Amityville library, Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  •Red Cross Give blood during liver awareness month from noon to 6 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon team wins Suffolk Battle of the Books

Every summer, Suffolk County libraries gather with teams of six young adult (grades 6-9) players to test their trivia mettle on eight pre-selected books. Each library team reads the same eight books during the summer. More...

Claire Ficarra-Gohn new assistant principal at John the Baptist High school

Claire Ficarra- Gohn, a Farmingdale resident, has been named the new assistant principal of student services at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School.  More...

Adele Spencer promoted at Farmingdale State

Adele Spencer, a West Islip resident, has been promoted to full professor at Farmingdale State College. Spencer teaches in the department of dental hygiene in the School of Health Sciences.  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.  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, October 12 More...

BACCA annual Harvest Moon Gala Oct. 23

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) will hold its seventh annual Harvest Moon Gala, celebrating its 40th year, Thurs., Oct. 23, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Chateau La Mer, 845 South Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst.  More...

Workshop on Stress Reduction scheduled for Wed., Oct. 15

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center is hosting a program entitled Meditation for Stress Reduction, Wed., Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. at the Amityville Library, Oak and John Streets, Amityville.  More...

Opinion

One community makes greater effort to curb distracted drivers

Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Readers responded to an online poll that asked if they believed the beheading of an American woman in Moore, Oklahoma Sept. 26 was an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged person acting alone.  More...

Two charged with prostitution at Lindenhurst business

Suffolk County Police arrested two women Oct.10, charging them with prostitution following a raid on a massage parlor in Lindenhurst. Police gave this account: More...

Pete King challenged by Patricia Maher

Voters on Long Island will have the opportunity to cast their vote for New York’s 2nd Congressional District Tues., Nov. 4. More...

State to hold meeting on plans for cleanup of Roberto Clemente Town Park

Meeting tonight; public comment period to run through October 20

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...

 

People/Social

Megan Fazio part of SUNY Cross Country team at Delhi

Megan Fazio of Lindenhurst, NY is a participating member of the SUNY Delhi Cross Country team. Fazio is pursuing an associate degree in recreation and sports management at Delhi.   More...

NB man hurt in accident

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...

Honor your favorite veteran

On Nov. 5, the Beacon will run a special Salute to Our Veterans. We are asking readers to submit photos of their "favorite veteran" for publication in that edition. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Fall has arrived! I had to turn on the heat Sunday night but am hoping to keep it off a few more days this month. We’re being told that the cost of fuel oil should be a bit less this season, but I never seem to notice any savings. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“New York Behind the Scenes” is a fascinating non-credit course at NYU, perfect for perpetual learners. More...

Hot Laps

The final week of the 2014 Riverhead Raceway season featured a 40-lapper for the INEX Legend Division and Enduros.  More...

Obituaries

James Haywood Hudson, North Amityville resident, U.S. Air Force veteran

James Haywood Hudson, a longtime resident of North Amityville and a U.S. Air Force veteran, died Sun., Sept. 7, 2014. He was 71 years old.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of formation Mary Adams Marine Street Holding, LLC filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) Office location: Suffolk County, SSNY has designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...













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