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WI Boys Spring Track earns right to compete in championships

West Islip High School track athletes are headed to state championship competitions after impressive performances at the Suffolk County track championships and state-qualifying meet, held on the weekend of June 4-5 in Port Jefferson.  More...

Marissa Clark and Venessa Pepe receive honorable mention for college sports

•Marissa Clark, of West Islip, a member of the undefeated Mount St. Mary’s University women’s rugby team, is headed to the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Sweet 16 Tournament. More...

West Islip H.S. varsity baseball wins Suffolk County championship

In the third and deciding game of the series, West Islip High School’s varsity baseball team won the Suffolk County Class AA championship in exciting fashion on June 1, beating Northport High School by a 6-4 score after surviving a seventh-inni 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. Bring your own card or board game. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, June 19   More...

America’s Boating Course being offered Sat., June 18

The America’s Boating Course is the most popular basic boating course being offered today. The course will be held Sat., June 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Phelps Lane Park, North Babylon, in the pool building on the second floor.  More...

Amateur Radio operators emergency communications demo June 25

Amateur Radio operators will hold an emergency communications demonstration at the park adjacent to the Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Highway in North Lindenhurst, Sat., June 25, 2 p.m. and continuing 24 hours until 2 p.m. Sun., June 26. More...

Opinion

We need comprehensive anti-drug laws now

EDITORIAL:

A Senate report on heroin and opioid addiction underscores what many families on Long Island and in New York State unfortunately already know: these drugs, when used illegally, kill.  In 2014, 28,647 people died of opioid overdoses, even as our More...

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Today’s job seekers just want an opportunity in a crowded job market

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People/Social

Venditto and Saladino urge passage of law to fight heroin and opioid epidemic

NYS Sen. More...

Babylon Fire Department celebrating 135th anniversary

As the Babylon Fire Department celebrates its 135th anniversary this year, the Babylon Beacon will be featuring historical highlights of the department and its members, past and present.  More...

Mario Bencivenga of Troop 194 achieves Eagle Scout Award

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, along with S.C. Leg. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Well, except for the wind, the weather is finally beginning to cooperate! I have about half of my newly purchased flowers planted and hope to have the rest in soon. Working in the garden is like going to church for me. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Legislation was introduced in Albany that would make declawing cats illegal. If passed, New York would be the first state to have such a law. Get ready for a cat fight, since declawing is a controversial topic. More...

Obituaries

Sister Mary Clare Kolczynski, OP, taught at OLPH in Lindenhurst

Sister Mary Clare Kolczynski, born Mary Anne in Philidelphia on Dec. 2, 1923, and a member of the Dominican Sisters of Amityville for 73 years, died April 19, 2016. She was 92 years old.  More...

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