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Islip Town Board gives thumbs up to Heartland; project still needs towns’ and county approvals

The Town of Islip voted 5-0 to approve a change of zoning application for phase one of the Heartland Town Square Project at the former Pilgrim State Psychiatric Center property, however the Suffolk County Planning Commission is reviewing the proposal More...

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Schools/Sports

Students and staff donate books, supplies and clothing

In a novel undertaking by Woodhull Elementary School students and staff alike, the Fire Island school has made a donation of books, supplies and clothing to a fellow elementary school far across the globe in northwestern Guyana.  More...

Lindenhurst H.S. advanced swimming class participates in Triathlon

Approximately 150 Lindenhurst High School students enrolled at the school’s Adelphi physical education and advanced swimming classes recently participated in the 11th annual Bulldog Triathlon. More...

West Islip ASL students talk with alumna via Skype

As part of learning about deaf students being placed in mainstream settings, West Islip High School students in Maria Kaminsky’s American Sign Language classes recently enjoyed a Q&A session via Skype with Chelsea Behrens, a West Islip alum 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. Bring your friends and games. We provide the space, tables and chair. More...

Obituaries

Edward and Harriet Armbruster, taught in Lindenhurst and Farmingdale School districts

Edward Armbruster, a former resident of Amityville and Massapequa and an Amityville High School graduate, Class of 1939, died July 20, 2017. His wife Harriet predeceased him Dec. 22, 2016. The couple was married for almost 73 years.  More...

Opinion

We can eclipse our differences by focusing on what is important

Did anyone see the eclipse on Monday? Hard to believe anyone could have missed it with all of the media coverage and hype. But it was a majestic event, and one that reminds us of the awe and wonder of the natural world. More...

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Congressman King’s opposition to Bannon in the White House was suspiciously timed

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor: Peter King called for Steve Bannon to be fired from the Trump White House one day before it was officially announced. However, according to news reports, Steve Bannon was fired from his post as chief strategist almost two weeks ago. More...

State orders tenant at Bower School to vacate premises; move puts district further into a financial bind

Superintendent of Lindenhurst Schools Daniel Giordano recently announced that the New York State Department of Education has ordered the tenants in the EW Bower Elementary School, with the exception of a nursery school, to vacate the building by the More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 25   • On Fri., Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m., the library will have Let’s Get Ready for School. In this math and school readiness program lead by A Time for Kids, children will prepare themselves for independent learning. More...

 

People/Social

Frank Curtin of Babylon elected commandant

Frank Curtin, a resident of Babylon, was elected commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps League, South Shore Detachment. He replaces outgoing Commandant Tom Horn who serves as commander of American Legion Post #94 in Babylon.   More...

Local Air Force and Army promotions

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Salvatore A. Abbamonte, of Lindenhurst, graduated from basic military training at Join Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Please meet: Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino

While many people question how Christine Pellegrino made the transition from educator to politician, the newly elected Assemblywoman from the 9th District says that it was a natural progression for her.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“From Homeless to Home Goods” co“From Homeless to Home Goods” could be the title of the movie Hollywood makes about Harley the Basset mix. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, August 27 More...

Barraga to distribute school supplies for children August 29

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) is partnering again this year with the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless (LICH) to collect NEW school supplies to fill backpacks for children in need. More...

Volunteers needed to help the blind

Suffolk County Helen Keller Services for the blind is seeking volunteers in western Suffolk County to spend one or two hours a week visiting blind, elderly people who are home bound.  Visits will involve socialization, reading mail and, in some More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Plaintiff AGAINST Frank E. More...













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