January 3, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Newly elected Assemblyman Mike LiPetri prepares to take office

On Election Day, 2018, voters in New York’s 9th Assembly District decided to welcome a young and enthusiastic newcomer to politics­— Mike LiPetri of South Farmingdale.  LiPetri unseated Democrat incumbent Christine Pellegrino 57 to 4 More...

Winter Weekend Events

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Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Bayview fifth-graders honor 9/11 heroes with goodie bag initiative

The entire fifth grade at West Islip’s Bayview Elementary School decided to participate in Operation Goodie Bag this year, in honor of the people who sacrificed their lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  More...

A dozen lions honored for remarkable 2018 football season

The Suffolk County Football Coaches Association recently honored a dozen West Islip football players for their outstanding individual and team play during the 2018 season.  More...

Legislator Tom Donnelly honors Girl Scout Silver Award recipients

S. C. Leg. Tom Donnelly recently commended seven local Girl Scouts from North Babylon and West Babylon for their work in the community that earned them Silver Awards, the highest award available to Girl Scout Cadettes.   More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

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

BVAC presents poet Jeffrey Watkins tonight

On Thurs. Jan. 3, BVAC will present its first poet of 2019 Jeffrey Watkins at Jack Jack’s Coffee House. Watkins is a published poet whose work reflects his love Long Island and life. More...

Upcoming L.I. State Park permits for 2019 season

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that the following permits will be on sale beginning January 1 for the upcoming 2019 season. More...

Breaking News - 1/4/2019 6:39 PM

Time change for Babylon School District meeting - Free Access

The Babylon School District announced that the executive session of its meeting on Tues., Jan. 8, will be changed to an earlier start, 5 p.m., instead of 6 p.m. More...

IDA okays tax breaks for Lindenhurst’s Tritec transit-oriented apartment project

The 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 East Setauket. More...

Two-car smashup in West Babylon; minor injuries reported

The West Babylon Fire Department and Ambulances from the North Babylon Fire Company and Wyandanch Wheatley-Heights Ambulance Corps. responded to a two car accident at Straight Path and 16th Street about 11:30 p.m. Friday Dec. 21.  More...

 

People/Social

Ted Dzus named to International Drag Racing Hall of Fame

Ted Dzus Jr., of West Islip, was recently named to the 2019 Hall of Fame by the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, home of the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame. More...

Beach Street students visit Vets Wall of Honor

John Lavery’s classes at West Islip’s Beach Street Middle School recently visited the building’s Veterans Day Wall of Honor, arranged by educator Nancy Beal.   More...

Ribbon cutting ceremony held for Choose to Thrive program for incarcerated women at S.C. jail

On Monday, December 17, Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Tempus Fugit! About 15 years is the best we can expect a dog or cat to be with us. If we live until 75, we’ve spent 1/5 of our life with that pet; and if we survive to 90, the fraction drops to 1/6 of our lifetime. More...

Legals - Free Access

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