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Breaking News - 4/11/2016 9:10 AM

Babylon Rotary helps fight hunger - Free Access

Volunteers hard at work on Sunday

Members of the Babylon Rotary Club held a food drive to fight local hunger. The food donated will go to supply local food kitchens at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church, Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. More...

Babylon School Board unveils proposed budget

The 2016-17 school budget draft presented by the Babylon School District March 21 slightly pierced the New York State tax cap, which called for a tax levy increase of no more than 1.37 percent. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 8 • AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary #18, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip, is having a scholarship fundraising spaghetti dinner at the AMVETS Post, Fri., April 8. The doors open at 6 p.m. The cost is $9 in advance or $10 at the door. More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst H.S. performs production of Broadway hit Guys and Dolls

On Jan. 15 and 16, the Lindenhurst High School Thespian Troupe performed its winter musical with a production of Frank Loesser’s Broadway hit Guys and Dolls. More...

Deer Park H.S. students participate in DECA’s Suffolk County Regional Competition

Competing against more than 1,600 students from 26 Suffolk County high schools, 82 Deer Park High School students participated in DECA’s Suffolk County Regional Competition at Suffolk County Community College on Jan. 6. More...

Woodhull Elementary School students design and print their own 3D objects

After observing the workings of a 3D printer and related software this past fall, Woodhull Elementary School students recently had a chance to design and print their own 3D objects when the BOCESowned MakerBot printer returned to the school. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, 1-4 p.m. in the Community Room.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, April 10 •No scheduled meetings . . . MONDAY, April 11 More...

Ladies Auxiliary fundraiser spaghetti dinner set for April 8

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary #18, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip, is having a scholarship fundraising spaghetti dinner at the AMVETS Post, Fri., April 8. The doors open at 6 p.m. More...

Historical Society of Islip Hamlet Rum Running program April 12

The Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will present a program on Rum Running on Long Island, Tues., April 12, 7 p.m. at the Islip Public Library, 71 Monell Ave., Islip. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Zhantamarx Group LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on January 5, 2016. Office location in suffolk. More...

Breaking News - 4/13/2016 2:02 PM

Two community groups get a little help from the state in fighting drug abuse - Free Access

Grants through NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jeanne-Pierre's office
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It is, said NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre, about saving lives.The Lindenhurst lawmaker was joined by S.C. Exec. More...

Breaking News - 4/12/2016 1:51 PM

WIHS students help raise money to bring fresh drinking water to Third World countries - Free Access

Members of the West Islip High School Thirst Project, held a garage sale fundraiser Sun., April 9, raising money to help build sustainable fresh water wells in countries where the people have no access to clean, safe drinking water. More...

Breaking News - 4/8/2016 9:34 AM

Woman uses stolen credit card - Free Access

Police ask public's help in identifying her

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the individual who attempted to use a stolen credit card in Copiague. More...

Lindenhurst man meets his new "best friend"

Lindenhurst resident Cliff “Kip” Johannesen officially went home with his assistance dog Odie from a graduation ceremony on Friday, Feb. More...

 

People/Social

Ayse Yildiz wins Hometown Heroes writing contest sponsored by the Long Island Ducks

Ayse Yildiz, a fifth-grader at Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District, was named a winner in the Hometown Heroes writing contest sponsored by the Long Island Ducks.  More...

Robert Frost Middle School honored with Bright Light Award

John Heeg, a social studies teacher at Deer Park’s Robert Frost Middle School, was recently honored with the Bright Light Award from Suffolk ASSET.  More...

North Babylon FD celebrates 80th Installation

The North Babylon Fire Company held its 80th Annual Installation Dinner recently. Firefighters were given awards honoring their service, including Ex-Captain Thomas Stoltz who was presented with the Francis J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

The Gold Rush of 1849: The Fate of the Sabina Gold Miners! -- PART 3

On Feb. 10, 1849 , The Corrector (Sag Harbor) newspaper listed those who sailed for California on the Sabina (ship), and predicted the fate of these strong whale men, who sought their fortune in gold mining. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last week when Brookhaven Town closed the questionable animal rescue, Friends of Freddie (FOF) in Middle Island, and ordered all 147 dogs and cats moved by April 1 at 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Peter LoCascio, Babylon Village resident, business owner and member of Babylon Village Rotary and Beautification Society

Peter LoCascio, a 43-year resident of Babylon Village who was active in many community organizations, died March 3, 2016 at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York. He was born and raised in Brooklyn and was 83 years old. More...

Opinion

National effort needed to battle drug abuse

EDITORIAL:

Between 2004 and 2013, opioid-related deaths on Long Island increased 300 percent, from 60 to 238. Most of these were young people addicted to the painkillers who had ventured down a dark and dangerous path. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Washington’s commitment to science requires same commitment to education

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

by Edward Guiliano, Ph.D. More...













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