May 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

HS senior and day care owner seeking board seat on Lindy school board; three unopposed

When Lindenhurst School District voters head to the polls May 15, they will be asked to select four trustees for the School Board. Incumbents Mary Ellen Cunningham, Kevin Garbe and Donna Hochman are running unopposed for three-year seats. More...

Five candidates seeking three seats in Farmingdale School District

Five candidates are vying for three seats on the Farmingdale School Board. The election is Tues., May 15.  Running as a team are incumbent trustees Anthony Giordano, Kathy Lively and Mario Espinosa. More...

Spring Weekend Events

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Schools/Sports

Babylon congratulates students inducted into NYS Honor Society

The Babylon School District would like to congratulate the 24 students who were recently inducted into the New York State Business Honor Society during a ceremony held at the Babylon Junior-Senior High School library this March.  More...

Paul J. Bellew students participate in National Geography Bee

West Islip’s Paul J. Bellew Elementary School recently named fifth-grade student Mason Solomon as its National Geography Bee champion. Annabel Bondy and Timothy Marshall, both also fifth-graders, earned second and third place, respectively. More...

Daniel Street Elementary School enjoys visit from Darlene Graham and the Shades of Green Band

Kindergarten students at Daniel Street Elementary School in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District recently enjoyed a visit from Darlene Graham and the Shades of Green Band.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •A Shell Full of Flowers: Wed., May 16, 6:30-8 p.m. Create a seashore centerpiece using a seashell and dried flowers. $5 non-refundable due at registration. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, May 13  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, May 14   More...

BVAC’s series Art Talks to be held May 23

The BVAC’s series Art Talks will be held May 23. The event will feature speakers Joy Weiner and Kristina Schaaf who will present Art Talks: Long Island artists Max Weber and Esphyr Slobodkina.  More...

Mayor E. Donald Conroy Scholarship awards night June 5

The 15th Annual Mayor E. Donald Conroy Scholarship awards night will be held on Tues., June 5, at The Piermont (former Venetian Yacht Club), 494 Fire Island Ave., Babylon Village from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person.  More...

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK Plaintiff designates SUFFOLK as the place of trial situs of the real property SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Mortgaged Premises: 11 WILLOW STREET WHEATLEY HEIGHTS, NY 1 More...

Breaking News - 5/8/2018 12:21 PM

Copiague student charged with making threats against other students - Free Access

Tuesday, May 8, 2018:  Suffolk County Police yesterday arrested a 17-year-old male student yesterday who, they said, made a school threat. Police gave this account: More...

Long Island Supervisors join forces

Town Supervisors from Nassau and Suffolk counties met for a Long Island Supervisor’s Symposium to share best practices and unify in addressing the pressing needs of local municipalities. More...

Three running for two seats on the West Islip School Board

Three candidates are running at large for two seats on the West Islip School Board, one currently held by Steven D. Gellar and the other held by Michael Zotto who is not seeking reelection this year. More...

Challenges for Copiague School Board this year

Voters in the Copiague School District will be asked to select three school board trustees in the budget vote and trustee election on Tues., May 15. Running unopposed for her three-year seat is incumbent Laura Gavey. More...

 

People/Social

Two running unopposed for Babylon School Board

Two incumbents – Ann Donaldson and Tricia Pane – are running at large for the two seats open on the Babylon School District Board of Education. They are unopposed. The election takes place Tues., May 15, 2018 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Robert Kirkland selected and will enter West Point

Robert Kirkland, a graduate of Lindenhurst High School and Marion Military Academy, has been selected and will be entering West Point on July 2. More...

Bridges Academy students meet World War II Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams

At a recent visit to Washington, DC, the Bridges Academy Middle School students were exploring the Iwo Jima Memorial when approached by several active Marines to ask if we wanted to meet Hershel “Woody” Williams who was also at the Memori More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Mothers, you are incredible women. You put up with so much as a mother. No matter how great your children may be, every child has tested his/her mother’s patience many times. I was particularly trying, I think. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Most people wouldn’t think of taking an eight-ounce kitten to the theater to see an Amy Schumer movie. Little Corona’s fairy godmothers didn’t hesitate to do so. More...

Obituaries

Ann Hassell, parishioner at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church and member of Captree Power Squadron, at 78

Ann Hassell, who worked with her husband at Hassell Auto Body in West Babylon and was a member of the Captree Power Squadron, died March 7, 2018. She was 78 years old.  More...

Opinion

Educate your family members to the tricks of the granny thieves

As a result of an alert citizen, Suffolk County Police arrested a Farmingdale man for scamming an elderly woman out of more than $15,000 last week. Best of all, the woman’s hard-earned money was retrieved and returned to her. More...

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NYSSBA Poll: Three-quarters of school board members favor the reduction in state testing from three to two days

Nearly three-quarters of school board members responding to a recent online poll by the New York State School Boards Association believe the reduction in the number of testing days for the state’s grades 3-8 English language arts (ELA) and math More...













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