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Fire commissioner races in Copiague, Deer Park, West Babylon and West Islip Tuesday, December 8

Voters in the Copiague, Deer Park, West Babylon and West Islip fire districts will head to the polls on Tuesday to elect candidates to the Board of Fire Commissioners.  More...

Copiague voters pass one school capital project bond; defeat a second proposition

Copiague School District residents split their vote on Mon., Nov. 23, approving Proposition 1 for capital improvements, 531 to 516, and defeating Proposition 2, 502 to 471. More...

Tree lightings & more coming up

•Babylon Town Tree Lighting, Town Hall, 200 Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst, 5 p.m., Fri., Dec. 4.  •Babylon Village Tree Lighting, Sun., Dec. 6, 5 p.m., Argyle Park, to be followed by Wassail Bowl in Historical Society Museum.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon School District recognizes three senior-athletes who signed National Letters of Intent

West Babylon School District recognized three senior-athletes who signed National Letters of Intent to participate on collegiate sports teams and receive athletic scholarships.  More...

West Islip goes undefeated in dual meet competition

Adding to the high school’s winning legacy, West Islip’s varsity boys cross-country team has earned another league championship and division championship.  West Islip went undefeated in dual meet competitions to capture the league ch More...

North Babylon student-athletes honored for skills and sportsmanship

Four student-athletes at North Babylon High School have been honored for their stellar displays of skills and sportsmanship in tennis.  Stephanie Sylvaince, Katherine Zef- fer and Cheryln Fogarty were named All League and Madeline Davidson won t More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games: Mondays, Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28, 1-4 p.m. Bring friends and your own card or board games.  •Holiday Desserts: Tues., Dec. 8, 6:30- 8:30 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, December 6 More...

West Babylon Lions Club and Fire Department Christmas parade Dec. 5

The West Babylon Lions Club and West Babylon Fire Department will hold the 2015 Christmas parade, Sat., Dec. 5, 5 p.m. The rain date is Sun., Dec. 6. More...

St. Paul’s Reformed Church cookie walk Dec. 12

A Christmas cookie walk will be held at St. Paul’s Reformed Church, 158 Phelps Ln., North Babylon, Dec. 12, 2 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 631-661-5562.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 235 N. PINE LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/28/15. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Breaking News - 12/9/2015 1:45 PM

Lindenhurst School Board set to vote on Bower Sale December 16 - Free Access

Two developers bring in last-minute proposals

The Lindenhurst School District recently heard revised presentations from Simply Self Storage and The Engle Burman Group for the purchase and development of the building that once housed the EW Bower Elementary School. More...

Breaking News - 12/7/2015 8:48 AM

School threats in Farmingdale unfounded, say police - Free Access

Nassau County Police will provide a police presence at the Howitt Middle School in Farmingdale this morning. The police activity is the result of rumors of a threat to the school by two unidentified 8th grade students. More...

Lindenhurst school board delays sale of Bower School

A surprise request to present a revised proposal to purchase the Edward W. Bower Elementary School led to an emotional debate at a Lindenhurst School District Board of Education meeting Sept. More...

Johnston and Malone named Beacon of Hope award winners

In celebration of Make a Difference Day, the 8th annual Long Island Volunteer Fair was held at Farmingdale State College Oct. 17.  More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, December 4   • On Fri., Dec. 4, the Conklin House is hosting its holiday event from 6 to 9 p.m. Village of Babylon, 153 West Main Street Babylon, New York 11702.  Saturday, December 5   More...

 

People/Social

Deer Park H.S. senior art work featured

A painting by Deer Park High School senior Regina Ambrosio was featured at the 17th annual Hispanic Heritage Month Festival, presented by the Town of Babylon. More...

Public forum addresses issues surrounding Suffolk County’s red light camera program

S.C. Leg. Kevin Mc- Caffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently chaired a public forum which addressed the increasingly controversial issues surrounding Suffolk County’s red light camera program. More...

In the News

Michael J. Sardiello of Copiague earned the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony held Fri., Nov. 20 at Copiague Middle School. Michael is a member of Boy Scout Troop 284, based in Copiague.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Hopefully all of you had a lovely Thanksgiving. This year’s holiday was one of the nicest I remember. The weather contributed to the feast, but most of the enjoyment was due to family and friends that gathered together.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Many folks think retractable leashes give their dogs freedom with security. Too often they are dead wrong. In fact, these flexi-leashes can be unsafe for dogs and dog walkers in many ways.  More...

Obituaries

Dorothy R. Miller, Babylon resident and USO volunteer in WWII

Dorothy Miller was born in her parents’ Bay Shore home in 1922 and was among the first graduating class at Bay Shore High School’s new building in 1940. More...

Opinion

Long Island at its best

First, a few kudos. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Tools available for parents who want to monitor their junior drivers

GUEST COMMENTARY

While New York’s Graduated License Law took effect in 2010, many parents are still unaware of the restrictions on drivers with learner permits and junior drivers under the age of 18. More...













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