January 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst School District approves basic veterans tax exemption

The Lindenhurst School District unanimously voted in favor of a basic veterans tax exemption for approximately 949 homes within the district last month at a school board meeting.  Having held a workshop on the exemption a week prior to their vot More...

WB School superintendent bows out to retirement at final meeting of year

West Babylon’s Board of Education meeting on Dec. 9, 2014 served as Superintendent Anthony Cacciol’s final meeting in his position. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last year 743 dogs and 494 cats walked through the doors at Babylon Town Shelter. Quite a few are still there. Several incredible adoptions were animals that had entered previous years. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  Book Summaries & Sundaes: Tues., Jan. 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Discuss books while enjoying ice cream sundaes. Registration underway. Grades 6-10.  Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library,  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, January 11  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, January 12   More...

West Babylon School Capital Project Bond Referendum vote planned for Jan. 13

On Tues., Jan. 13, community residents of the West Babylon School District will have an opportunity to vote on a proposed Capital Project Bond Referendum. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at regular voting locations. More...

Power Squadron® offers safe boating courses

Safe boating courses, free vessel safety checks and more are available from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squad- rons®. With squadrons across Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

Breaking News - 1/13/2015 2:33 PM

WIHS's Daniel Kelly is an Intel Semifinalist - Free Access

When most students his age were enjoying the summer break and heading off to the beach, Daniel Kelly, a senior at West Islip High School was heading to Columbia University Medical Center in Manhattan where he would work in a laboratory there, researc More...

Breaking News - 1/9/2015 3:58 PM

Winter at the Bronx Zoo - Free Access

WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo received .7 inches of snow today, on top of an inch of snow received earlier in the week. More...

Town dedicates West Babylon street in name of Marge Steiger

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer was recently joined by Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman Tom Donnelly and Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma for the dedication of Marge Steiger Memoria More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, January 9   • Mommy, Daddy and Me for ages 18-41 months with adults. Amityville library, Oak and John Streets, 631- 264-0567. More...

 

People/Social

Good Samaritan awards leadership award to Bie

Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS) named Richard Bie, assistant vice president of plant engineering at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, winner of its Patrick J. Scollard Leadership Award. More...

Good Samaritan of the month

West Islip’s Good Samaritan Hospital’s Samaritan of the Month for November was Alberto Cardona. More...

Captain Bill’s 8th annual golf outing recently held in Manorville

On Sept. 24, Captain Bill’s, Bay Shore, held its eighth annual golf outing at Pine Hills Country Club in Manorville. More...

Obituaries

Geneva Marie Carter Brown of Copiague, health care provider and community volunteer

Throughout her life, Rosemarie Dearing witnessed the kindness and generosity of her mother Geneva Marie Carter Brown.  “When we lived in Virginia, there were many needy families, and while we didn’t have a lot, she taught me that any More...

Kevin C. Kienle, Lindenhurst resident, corrections officer

Kevin C. Kienle, a lifelong resident of Lindenhurst, died suddenly of a heart attack Oct. 27, 2014. He was 54 years old.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Islip will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY on the following application More...













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