February 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst bank robbed

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred on Feb. 12, at a bank in Lindenhurst. They gave this account:  More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, February 20   • Veterans information table from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Babylon library, 211 Rte., 109, 669-5445.  Saturday, February 21   • Perri Funding reverse mortgage open house seminar from 11 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Please meet the 2015 local scholars

•Samantha Wohlmacher, of West Islip, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire for the fall 2014 semester.  More...

Bay Shore school holds Teacher of the Month awards

Last fall, the Bay Shore Schools’ Teacher of the Month initiative was launched in order to acknowledge members of the district’s amazing staff who go above and beyond each day to educate and enrich the lives of their students.  More...

West Islip students raise money to help underprivileged children

West Islip’s Oquenock’s fifth graders were busy learning about helping others during this past holiday season. The students worked to raise money for the John Theissen Children’s Foundation. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Fun with Pinterest: Tues., Feb. 24, 3:30-5 p.m. Learn about this social media website. Registration underway.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, February 22 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, February 23 More...

PAWS hosting its annual Gala March 13th

PAWS (Partners Advancing West Islip Students), West Islip’s Education Foundation, is sponsoring its 10th Annual Gala on Fri., March 13, 2015 in the Bayview House at Captain Bill’s in Bay Shore from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. More...

Suffolk County police officer entrance exam last day to file April 1

On June 13 the Suffolk County Department of Civil Service is offering an entrance examination for the position of police officer. This exam is offered once every four years. The last day to file the application is April 1. More...

Opinion

Schneiderman bill could spell relief for communities plagued by abandoned homes

The number of complaints and concerns by residents in communities in our area about abandoned homes has increased dramatically and repeatedly local Village and town officials have had to explain how their hands are tied in addressing the problem. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

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Eliminating the GEA would return $1B to local schools

I’m calling upon the Governor and Legislature to permanently end the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), which was put into place over my strenuous objections when democrats controlled the Senate in 2009-10. Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau).  More...

Breaking News - 2/25/2015 1:54 PM

Babylon Village Board passes NYS tax cap exemption - Free Access

Vows to keep rate as low as possible

By Carolyn JamesThe Babylon Village Board approved Local Law #1, authorizing it, if necessary, to pierce the New York State tax cap. The vote was taken last night at the board’s regular meeting. More...

Breaking News - 2/20/2015 2:10 PM

West Babylon School Board meeting rescheduled - Free Access

The Board of Education of the West Babylon School District has rescheduled its February 24, 2015 Board meeting to March 3, 2015 following the 7:30 p.m. More...

Babylon Village holdshearing on tax override

Approximately 45 people attended a Babylon Village hearing on a proposal to override the New York State tax cap. What the Village Board heard were concerns, criticisms and accolades before recessing the hearing, which was held Tues., Feb. 24. More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst appoints Merrill Zusmer new sup't of special ed and pupil personnel services

The Lindenhurst Union Free School District welcomes Merrill Zusmer to his new role as interim assistant to the superintendent for special education and pupil personnel services, effective immediately.  More...

Good Samaritan Hospital remembers Charles E. DeClerck

Staff at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center were joined by administration, physicians, elected officials and community leaders at the recent renaming of the hospital’s Imaging Services Center in memory of Charles E. More...

Babylon officials induct new students into youth court class of 2015

Town of Babylon Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez joined with Town Clerk Carol Quirk to induct the Town of Babylon Youth Court’s Class of 2015. The Youth Court oath was administered by Martinez to the new inductees in attendance.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

BYE Gone daze

Patchogue Advance, 1926 More...

Babylon News & Muse

•The movie “The Big Chill” was a classic, in my opinion. Being immersed in an actual big chill is something else entirely! I left the thermostat at 70 degrees last night and made sure that my taps were dripping slightly. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

In several days “Pets” in the Beacon (where it all began) will be 32 years old, while inclusion in the Record and Post started about ten years ago. The first “Pets” was published on February 24, 1983. More...

Obituaries

Bishop Mother Trifosia Evor-Durant, at 99, co-founder of Zion Gospel Church in Copiague

Bishop Mother Trifosia Evora-Durant, a resident of Amityville, and cofounder of Zion Gospel Church in Copiague, died on her 99th birthday, Jan. More...

Melvin L. Hardy, Copiague H.S. graduate and mental health care worker

Melvin L. Hardy, a graduate of Copiague High School, died at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip Jan. 21.  More...

Widowed Men and Women meeting February 23

St. Monica’s Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., Feb. 23, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631-581-0466.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK IMPAC FUNDING CORPORATION, Plaintiff, against SM REZAUL ALAM, et al., Defendant(s). More...













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