December 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Town of Babylon kicks off the holidays in style

The Town of Babylon celebrated the start of the holiday season with its annual Holiday Tree and Menorah lighting event on November 30. The event, taking place in the front parking lot of Town Hall, was a fun-filled evening of holiday cheer. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, December 21   •On Fri., December 21 at 1 p.m., the library will have Basic Conversational English. Practice, learn and become conversational in the English language in a relaxed, informal environment. More...

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Schools/Sports

Woodhull students buddy up for education

Recognizing the benefits of peer to peer education, sixth-graders in Gabrielle Donovan’s class at Fire Island’s Woodhull Elementary School have been taking time each week to visit Marialaina Appell’s and Jeanene Crawson’s pre- More...

West Babylon Junior H.S. students learn coding

Students in Greg Hartranft’s technology classes at West Babylon Junior High School are participating in the nationwide Hour of Code campaign. The Hour of Code is designed to introduce students to the career path of computer sciences. More...

Girls basketball preview: W.Babylon looking to soar this winter

The cupboard was far from bare when Dan Bachety took over as West Babylon girls basketball coach this year. More...

Opinion

The search for Christmas

Where can you find Christmas?  It’s not in the stores, despite the beautiful decorations, holiday music and last-minute bargains.  It’s not in the wrappings and other trappings of the season.  And, it’s certainly not More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: Why We Need Christmas

Merchants around the world depend on the Christmas season each year for 20 to 50 percent of their yearly sales.  The travel industry from airlines to gasoline stations see a nice bump during the holidays. More...

Breaking News - 12/22/2018 12:33 PM

IDA okays tax breaks for Lindenhurst's Tritec transit-oriented apartment project - Free Access

By Michael ScroThe Town of Babylon Industrial Development Agency (IDA) unanimously approved a 30-year Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) plan of $32 million for the proposed Residences at Lindenhurst that is being developed by Tritec Real Estate of Eas More...

Lindenhurst Village lights up the night with tree and menorah celebration and holiday parade

The Lindenhurst Fire Department parade, which included an escort for the man himself, Santa Clause was a treat for the large crowd that gathered in Village Square for the annual tree lighting celebration Sun., Dec. 4. More...

Babylon Village hosts its centennial Christmas tree lighting

A slight drizzle did little to keep hundreds away from the annual Babylon Village tree lighting and Wassail Bowl celebration Sun., Dec. 4. This year was the centennial celebration of the event, as noted by Babylon Historical Society member More...

 

People/Social

New York Islanders visit Lindenhurst Middle School students

New York Islanders professional ice hockey players Brock Nelson and Luca Sbisa paid an exciting visit to Lindenhurst Middle School on Nov. 19 for the building’s annual Islander School Day assembly. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

If you looked at Luna, you’d never think she could raise eight healthy, hefty puppies, especially under the neglectful conditions she was originally kept. But she did a great job. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, December 23  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, December 24   More...

LICAPS Water Conservation Subcommittee needs your opinion

LICAP’s Water Conservation Subcommittee will be holding several focus groups in the upcoming months and it is recruiting Suffolk County residents to participate. More...

Brumidi Lodge to host New Year’s Eve Gala December 31st and soup night January 10th

Brumidi Lodge is hosting its annual New Year’s Eve Gala on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., at 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. More...

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SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS– SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK – MID- ISLAND MORTGAGE CORP., Plaintiff, against Kurt Widmaier, Esq., as Guardian ad Litem for the respective heirs-atlaw, next-of-ki More...













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