November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

WIFD rescues driver following accident

The call went out as a “Delta MVA” – a serious motor vehicle accident. West Islip Fire Department volunteers rushed to the scene on Union Boulevard at 12:15 a.m. Sat., Nov. More...

Program to keep meds out of local waterways unveiled for LI by King Kullen and United Water

An Island-wide consumer program to promote the safe disposal of medications was unveiled two weeks ago. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Sunday, November 30   • Annual Toys for Tots Cruise from 12 to 3 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. senior named participant in Scholarship Program

Babylon High School senior Justin Benoit has been named an outstanding participant in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. More...

NB Schools mull redistricting; possibly closing a school building

The North Babylon Board of Education discussed multiple long-range planning options at a school board meeting earlier this month, where the district’s transportation supervisor Allen Miller gave a presentation on the impact it would have on tra More...

Copiague voters defeat school bond issue; district to propose new plan

Following the defeat of the district’s $69 million bond issue, the Copiague School Board met last week to listen to the community and work out a strategy of how it would move forward.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Wintry Card Mix :Tues., Dec. 2, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how easy it is to create your own holiday cards.  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, November 30 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, December 1 More...

Fun planned at the Fire Island Lighthouse

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has scheduled three events for the end of November.  On Sat., Nov. 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., a tree-trimming event will be held. More...

Vendors wanted for holiday fair Dec. 5

Vendors are wanted for a holiday fair to be held Fri., Dec. 5 at Simpson United Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. Vendors set up at 10 a.m. and the fair runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The fee per table is $35.  More...

Opinion

Leave the leaves alone

I watch with intrigue as landscapers work feverishly to gather every fallen leaf on their customers’ lawns and from theirflower beds, even as the leaves continue to cascade down from trees not quite ready to bare their all.  What is the gr More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Levy commentary opposed to his actions in office

Dear Editor:  More...

Breaking News - 12/3/2014 10:19 AM

Good Samaritan killed as thief steals his car - Free Access

An Amityville man was struck and killed in Bay shore today by a subject who attempting to drive away with the victim’s vehicle. More...

BSD holds community meeting as superintendent search gets underway

A proven leader, strong negotiator, creative and approachable, someone who can lead us down our vision path – these are some of the attributes community members look for in the next Babylon Schools superintendent. More...

Senior housing plan before Lindy Village board

The Village of Lindenhurst held two public hearings earlier last month on a proposed rezoning application for a senior rental housing complex, and changes to its zoning code that would hold tenants in rental units or houses accountable for violations More...

Firefighters battle three-alarm blaze at vacant home in Wyandanch

Firefighters from Wyandanch, Deer Park and North Babylon rushed to the scene of a house fire on 18 Elm St., Wyandanch at 9:30 a.m., Thurs., Nov. 13. Firefighters arrived to find a vacant home fully involved with part of the roof already collapsed. More...

 

People/Social

LHS welcomes Matthew Boccanfuso, Nancy Scaccia and Bret Kearney

The start of the 2014-15 school season is not only a new beginning for the students of Lindenhurst High School, but it’s also a new beginning for some of the administrators.This year, the Lindenhurst Union Free School District welcomed new Assi More...

Josephine Moenius celebrates her 94th birthday

Recently, S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) presented Josephine Moenius with a proclamation in celebration of her 94th birthday. Moenius resides in West Islip and is a member of the Deer Lake Senior Citizens Club. More...

Babylon High School 50th class reunion held

The 1964 Babylon High School class 50th reunion was held on Sept. 14, gathering at Elsie Farrell Poucel’s home, West Islip. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

It’s Thanksgiving and I, for one, am very grateful. I am thankful for having a roof over my head, a warm house, a pantry with food in it, my family and friends close by, as well as a wonderful Village to live in. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s time to reflect on my many blessings within the pet realm.  Here is the short list:  More...

Obituaries

Deborah Fox, graduate of Lindenhurst High School and owner of insurance company

Deborah A. Fox, an Amityville Village resident and insurance broker, died Oct. 23, 2014 after a brief struggle against cancer. She was 54 years old.  Her family described her as a warm, funny woman who loved to play golf and travel. More...

Legals - Free Access

Suffolk County Tax Lien Sale Pages 1-17

Babylon Beacon Newspaper

Suffolk County Tax Lien Sale  OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT SALE OF 2013/2014 SUFFOLK COUNTY TAX LIEN SALE SUFFOLK COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE   More...

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK INDEX # 063043/14 FILED: 11/04/2014 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE Plaintiff designates Suffolk County as the place of trial. Venue is based upo More...













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