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West Islip Fire Deparment to hold public meeting Tuesday to outline plans for purchases, upgrades and renovations

The West Islip Fire Department is holding a public informational meeting Tues., July 18, to outline its plans for an expansion and renovation of fire department facilities. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Local students win Countywide Dellecave Awards Several other graduating seniors from local school districts honored

West Islip High School’s Patrick Carter was the male winner of the 2017 Butch Dellecave Award. More...

Babylon IDA gives out scholarships to 11 high schoolers

The Babylon Industrial Development Agency (IDA) recently awarded its annual scholarships to 11 graduating high school students who are looking to further their technical education. More...

Saving lives with math in West Islip

Students from West Islip’s Bayview Elementary School recently participated in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon, raising $1,914 for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, July 17, 24, 31, 1-4 p.m. Bring your friends and games. We provide the space, tables and chairs.  More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON BULLETIN BOARD

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, July 16   More...

AMVETS Auxiliary to hold comedy night fundraiser

AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary #18, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip, will hold a joint fundraiser Sat., July 29. This will be a comedy mock wedding. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets are available in advance for $25 or at the door $30. More...

Barraga and LICH collecting school supplies for LI’s children

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) is partnering this year with the Long Island Coaltiion for the Homeless (LICH) to collect new school supplies to fill backpacks for children in need. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, v. ANTHONY AGUANNO, BARBARA AGUANNO, et al., Defendants. PLEASE TAKE N More...

Two local men lose their lives in tragic weekend incidents

The body of an Amityville man was found floating in the water, south of Tanner Park, Copiague, Sunday.  Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives identified the victim as Joseph Unger, 57, and gave this account:  More...

Lawmakers call for safety changes at dangerous F'dale intersection

New York State Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino and Sen. John Brooks held a press conference last week to demand improvements at the intersection of Route 109 and Main Street in Farmingdale. More...

 

People/Social

Justin Laucella of Deer Park wins TFCU scholarship

Justin Laucella of Deer Park was awarded a $2,500 education scholarship by the Teachers Federal Credit Union.  More...

Lindenhurst mayor receives Independence Spirit Award

Lindenhurst Mayor Michael Lavorata was recently awarded the 2017 Independence Spirit Award from the Suffolk Independence Party.   More...

Walt Whitman HS student named winner of Suffolk energy drink PSA contest

Danielle Henneborn, a student at Walt Whitman High School in the South Huntington School District, and her animation and video teacher Erica Raji, were recently honored by Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) as the 2017 winner More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•I recently spent a few days working to complete my family tree, and trying to find out how my family all ended up in the United States. It’s been fascinating so far, but there are still a lot of facts missing.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

I miss Molly; always will. Molly was an exceptional cat, one who could never spend enough time with people. In fact, she was returned to Babylon Shelter in 2011 for being “too friendly.” Not your typical reason for surrender.   More...

Opinion

Beware of the latest scams

Despite coverage of the ongoing telephone scams, most targeted at senior citizens, we continue to hear about local residents who have become victims of these unscrupulous crooks.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: God referenced five times in the Declaration of Independence

It always amazes me when otherwise intelligent people are unable tofind evidence of God in our governing documents. More...













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