March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Please meet one of Babylon’s newest councilmen, Terence McSweeney

In one way, at least, Terence McSweeney, Babylon Town’s newest councilman, could be considered one of the wisest of men. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip H.S. divers, Adriane Casey and Kevin Nelson, place fifth and 11th

Two West Islip High School divers, junior Adriane Casey and freshman Kevin Nelson, recently placed fifth and 11th, respectively, in the 2018 Section XI diving championship.   More...

West Islip H.S. senior Greg Bove qualifies for NYS track and field championships

West Islip High School senior Greg Bove recently qualified for the 2018 New York State indoor track and field championships. More...

Babylon JSHS students gain first-hand career advice

Students enrolled in Babylon Junior-Senior High School’s business-oriented classes such as college accounting, college marketing and virtual enterprises recently traveled to Madison Square Garden to participate in a Career and Educational tour More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mon., March 26, 1-4 p.m. Bring friends and card or board games.  More...

Obituaries

Joan Murphy, former resident of Babylon and graduate of Babylon HS class of 1956

Joan M. Murphy, a longtime resident of Babylon and graduate of Babylon High School Class of 1956, died of cancer March 7, 2018 in Silver Spring, Maryland. She was 79 years old.  More...

Correction:

A headline for an obituary for Janet Campisi, which ran in the Beacon’s February 15 edition, contained an error. Janet was a longtime resident of Babylon Village. We apologize for the error.   More...

Opinion

School shootings trigger need for more security now

EDITORIAL

Professional security personnel, whether they be certified guards licensed to carry a gun or police officers, should be patrolling our schools and protecting our children and educational staff. It just makes sense.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Another perspective on the Second Amendment

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  Referring to Henry Teja’s commentary on the Second Amendment (March 7, 2018), I would like to present a different view on the Second Amendment from what was expressed by Mr. Teja in his editorial. More...

Breaking News - 3/27/2018 1:44 PM

Special Zoning Board meeting in Babylon Village - Free Access

The Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of Babylon will hold a Special Meeting at 6:30 p.m. More...

Nominations Wanted for the 2018 Nathaniel Conklin Award

The Selection Committee for the annual Babylon Village Nathaniel Conklin Award for Volunteerism is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the 2018 award, which recognizes longterm volunteer service to Babylon Village. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Saturday, March 24   •How to be an eBay Seller: Sat., March 24, 10 a.m. Learn the process for setting up an account, describing your items and pricing them. Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, 1 S. Country Rd., 665-4350.  More...

 

People/Social

Two Deer Park AP art students exhibit at ‘Advanced Visions’

Vincenza Grippe and Julianne Scrogham, both AP art studio students at Deer Park High School, were recently chosen for the LIU Post “Advanced Visions 14: High School Artists of Excellence” exhibit.  More...

West Babylon Junior H.S. sells shamrocks for St. Baldrick’s Foundation

The West Babylon Junior High School student council is selling memory shamrocks for $1 to support the team of staff and students raising money to fight childhood cancers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.  More...

S.C. Water Authority welcomes Timothy J. Hopkins

S.C. Leg. Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) recently met with Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) CEO Jeffrey Szabo and General Counsel Timothy J. Hopkins, Esq. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

What does it mean when a cat is ear-tipped? Ear-tipping is the universal sign of an altered feral cat. One quarter inch is removed from the tip of the left ear in a straight line cut at a 45-degree angle. More...

Events & Bulletin

Public hearings set on upcoming library budgets

Local libraries are holding their public informational hearings on their upcoming budget votes and trustee elections, which will be held April 10.  Following is a list of dates for those hearings:  More...

N.Y. Office of Parks will accept applications for Athletic Fields

The New York Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that beginning immediately the Long Island State Park Region will be accepting applications, on a first-come firstserved basis, for available evening time slot More...

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1634 presents The Phantom of the Fenway March 24

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1634 will present The South Shore Theatre Experience Murder Mystery Production hosted by St. John Sardiello Unit to benefit the organization’s Empire Girls State program.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF SUFFOLK US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR LEHMAN XS TRUST MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-17H, Plaintiff AGAINST Robert Golding, Jacqueline M. More...













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