December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village Trustee Davida honored

Babylon Village Trustee Tony Davida took center stage at the Nov. 12, meeting of the Babylon Village trustees when he was awarded the State Senate’s Liberty Medal by NY Sen. Phil Boyle. More...

West Babylon Bergen Point Sewage Plant slated for $13.6 million for improvements

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Suffolk County will receive the first loan from New York State’s Storm Mitigation Loan Program for $13.6 million. More...

Two seriously hurt in two-car collision in West Babylon

The West Babylon Fire Department and Suffolk County Police responded to a two-car accident on Montauk Highway near Fleetspoint Drive Sat., Nov. 22. More...

Fire commissioner races in Copiague, Deer Park, West Babylon & West Islip

Voters in the Copiague, Deer Park, West Babylon and West Islip Fire Districts head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the commissioners race. The following is information on the candidates and issues in those local races.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. seniors Rachel Gregory and Breanna Morrow sign National Letters of Intent

Babylon High School (BHS) seniors Rachel Gregory and Breanna Morrow signed National Letters of Intent this November, symbolizing their commitment to attend and play on the athletic teams at two top colleges this fall.  More...

West Babylon School District appoints several new teachers for the 2014-15 school year

In preparation for the 2014-15 school year, West Babylon appointed several new teachers.  More...

Lindenhurst girls varsity and junior varsity soccer teams raise money for breast cancer

The Lindenhurst girls varsity and junior varsity soccer team raised money to fight breast cancer and bring awareness to the devastating disease through the annual Kicks for Cancer event kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness month.  To raise money 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...

Obituaries

Anthony J. Cardali, Babylon Village resident, former Babylon Village fire chief, U.S. Marine Corps veteran

When he moved to Babylon Village 51 years ago, Anthony J. Cardali did not know a single person. When he died Oct. More...

Opinion

Unwrap an open heart this holiday season

Someone said that what is important is not what is under the tree but rather those who are gathered around it. What a beautiful thought, and one that led us to others, in particular the importance of forgiveness.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Look to the meaning of the holidays as you celebrate with family this year

Dear Editor:  Two thoughts about those who live in our communities:  First, I would like to congratulate and thank the publishers of the Beacon papers for printing the pictures and names of our local veterans. More...

Breaking News - 12/9/2014 12:14 PM

No speed zone cameras in Suffolk

Bellone announces decision to end study of the program citing difficulties of implementation and public sentiment

Suffolk County Exec. Steve Bellone announced today that the county would not be moving forward with a proposal to install school zone speed cameras. More...

Event to honor veterans from Battle of the Bulge - Free Access

Military veterans who withstood the savage World War II German counteroffensive known as the Battle of Bugle some 70 years ago this December will honored at the Museum of American Armor on Sun., Dec. 14. More...

Pedestrian struck and critically injured in Babylon Village

The Babylon Fire Department responded to North Carl Avenue and West Main Street for a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle that stayed at the scene, about 10 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 20. More...

Early Holiday Deadline

For the editions of December 24 and 25, deadline for all advertising is Thursday, Dec 18, 4 p.m.  Thank you, and if you have questions, please call us at 631-608-4495 or 516-798-5100.   More...

Car goes up in flames in Copiague; investigation underway

The Copiague Fire Department was called to a reported car fire on Lake Drive at about 10:15 p.m. Fri., Nov. 21. Firefighters arrived to find a Nissan Murano SUV fully involved.  More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, December 5   More...

 

People/Social

In the News

The North Lindenhurst Fire Department responded to an accident at the eastbound lane of Sunrise Highway at North Wellwood Avenue Sat. Nov. 22. More...

Tree lighting and Wassail Bowl set for this Sunday

The traditional Christmas holiday kickoff celebration will be held in Babylon Village, beginning with the annual tree lighting at 4 p.m. in Argyle Park. More...

Veteran Arthur J. Laufer Sr. presented with proclamation

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...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Let’s face it. Most of us and most adults on our gift list do not need anything for the holidays. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, December 7 More...

Good Samaritan Hospital tree lighting Dec. 6

On Sat., Dec. 6, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Good Samaritan Hospital will host its Christmas Angels tree lighting celebration. The festival is free and open to the public. More...

American Legion breakfast with Santa Dec. 6

Breakfast with Santa will be held at the American Legion Auxiliary #94, 22 Grove Pl., Babylon, Sat., Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to noon. Children are free up to age 12 and adults pay $5. There will be crafts and something from Santa. More...

Legals - Free Access

Suffolk County Tax Lien Sale

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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. More...













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