March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Farmingdale School Superintendent to step down in June

John Lorentz, Superintendent of Farmingdale schools, announced that he will be retiring from his position at the end of the school year. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 16   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon hosts second annual ‘Souper Bowl of Caring’

The Babylon Junior-Senior High School recently hosted their second annual “Souper Bowl of Caring” fundraiser event, inviting 150 student volunteers, district staff members and community residents to come together and engage in a fun and f More...

West Gates Avenue Elementary jumps rope for heart health

During American Heart Month, students at West Gates Avenue Elementary School in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District enjoyed a visit from Mark Rothstein who shared his program the World of Jump Roping.  More...

West Babylon H.S. business students attend Madison Square Garden tour

West Babylon Senior High School business education students attended a tour of Madison Square Garden on February 8. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Blood Pressure Screening: Sat., March 3, 3-5 p.m. First come/first served basis. •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mondays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 1-4 p.m. Bring friends and card or board games. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, March 18  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, March 19  •No scheduled meetings . . .   More...

Helping Hands West Islip Easter Basket and Spring Gift Drive being held March 21

Helping Hands in West Islip will hold an Easter Basket and Spring Gift Drive Wed., March 21, 2:30-5:30 p.m. at the West Islip Fire Dept. 309 Union Blvd. More...

Evening of Choral Music and Meditation March 16

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Music Ministry Presents: Passion, Praise and Paschal Mystery - An Evening of Choral Music and Meditation on Christ’s Passion and Death. More...

Opinion

Our choices in Lindenhurst Village elections

EDITORIAL

Next Tuesday, voters will head to the polls in Lindenhurst to elect two Village Trustees, a Mayor and Village Justice.  This year’s election is a bit unusual. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

School Superintendents appeal for leadership

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

The murder of 17 students and teachers in the corridors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, by a gunman armed with an AR-15 assault rifle is one more episode in a series of violent acts targeting our nation’s youth. More...

WB School Board meeting rescheduled to March 20th - Free Access

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of the West Babylon Union Free School District scheduled to be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 has been rescheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.  More...

LICA kicks off Save Our Streets campaign

The Long Island Contractors’ Association, Inc. More...

News from the Past

Published in the Babylon Beacon, June 12, 1969:

New York jet Ace defensive end Gerry Philbin talks with Bert Strandberg, Babylon High School three-letter winner, at recent BVB Varsity Awards Dinner held at the LaGrange Hotel. More...

 

People/Social

Mackenzie Lynne Grant and Justin John Rhoades are engaged

The engagement of Mackenzie Lynne Grant and Justin John Rhoades is being announced by the couple’s parents, Brian and Lynne Grant and Edward and Debra Rhoades, all of Babylon.  More...

John Quincy Adams students explore nature

As part of an in-depth teacher’s college science unit, students in Laura Oddo and Vanessa Pizzo’s co-teaching class at Deer Park’s John Quincy Adams Primary School worked as active scientists, looking closely at items from nature su More...

Please meet the 2018 local scholars

The following students at Marist College have been named to the Fall of 2017 dean’s list: Jenna Boccabella of Deer Park majoring in psychology; Thomas Calder of Deer Park majoring in business administration; Carly Horowitz of Babylon majoring i More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

I’m getting ready for the big snow we’re going to get, so this column will be a bit short. Tuesdays are my busy day. I play bridge in the afternoon and Mah Jong at night. Both have been tentatively cancelled because of the snow! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Hunger strikes every member of the family.” That’s why Long Island Cares, Inc. The Harry Chapin Food Bank launched Baxter’s Pet Pantry in 2009. More...

Obituaries

Janice Eileen Szychowski, West Babylon H.S. graduate, respiratory therapist at Beth Israel-Mount Sinai Hospital, at 56

Janice Eileen Szychowski was one of five girls born to Eileen and Edward Szychowski. More...

Bereavement support group runs through April 25

St. Mary’s Parish, 20 Harrison Ave., East Islip, is offering a free eight-week support group for adults who are struggling to cope with the death of a loved one. Registration is required for this group, which is underway. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE Index No. More...













Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool