January 24, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Two arrested after fleeing police and crashing car

Suffolk County Police arrested a woman Sun., Jan. 13 charging her with fleeing from a police officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident in North Babylon.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Beach Street delivers wonderful concert

More than 130 seventh- and eighth-grade chorus students at West Islip’s Beach Street Middle School gave a stirring performance on Dec. 18 at their annual winter concert to a standing-room-only crowd. More...

Beach Street composer Stehlik earns fifth consecutive NYSSMA prize

An original music composition by Sophia Stehlik, a seventh-grader at West Islip’s Beach Street Middle School, was selected for the New York State School Music Association’s 20th annual Young Composer Honors Concert. More...

Keeping students on the right track at Lindenhurst Middle School

The Lindenhurst Middle School Career and Technical Education Department recently welcomed Chrisann Fabio, community relations specialist for the Long Island Rail Road, to speak to the seventh-grade students in the family consumer science classes. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:  SUNDAY, January 27  •No scheduled meetings . . .  MONDAY, January 28   More...

Babylon Homemakers to hold meeting on February 6

The next meeting of the Babylon Homemakers will be on Wed., Feb. More...

Annual Black History Month Program February 11

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Department of Human Services, invites the community to attend the 31st Annual Black History Month Program on Mon., February 11, at Amityville Memorial High School, 250 Merrick Rd., Amityville.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK INDEX NO. More...

North Babylon School officials continue to work to come up with solutions for towering bleachers

The North Babylon School District building committee, school board members and the district’s architects hosted a presentation of potential solutions to address concerns by residents upset about the high school’s new grandstand that tower More...

W. B. firefighter Jerry Owenburg reelected VP to Board of Trustees of FASNY

Jerry Owenburg, a 48-year veteran of the fire service, has been elected as the Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) Firemen’s Home. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 25 •On Fri., January 25 at 12:30 p.m., the library will have Friday Afternoon Games. Come to the library with your group to play any game of your choice. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111. More...

 

People/Social

Joseph Thomas Bucci, East Islip Eagle Scout, successfully completes his Eagle Board of Review

Joseph Thomas Bucci, East Islip, successfully completed his Eagle Board of Review, officially making him the 80th Eagle Scout of Troop 205 of Great River, East Islip, and Islip Terrace. More...

Lindenhurst students spread joy with toy drive

The fifth-grade members of the William Rall Elementary School Student Council in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District recently held its annual holiday toy drive. More...

LOCALS MAKE THE NEWS

•Justin Robertson of Wyandanch has received a Pharmacy White Coat from the University of the Sciences.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Have you ever wondered why cats are so fascinated by cardboard boxes? Scientists have looked into this mystery and come up with two primary reasons. Boxes provide shelter from stress and keep cats warm.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 • Adult Games in the Afternoon: Mon., Jan. 28. 1- 4 p. m. Bring your own cards or board games. New participants are always welcome. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Walbridge Hanaway, veteran and former employee at Babylon High School

Nancy Walbridge Hanaway of Babylon, and Point O’ Woods, Fire Island, died peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 1, 2019, three days short of her 102nd birthday. More...

Opinion

Brave police action brings scary incident to best outcome

A Suffolk County Police Officer, responding to a call from a Gentleman’s Club in Farmingdale, looked down the barrel of a gun held by a man who had already fired the weapon. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Li Petri calls on County Executive Curran to rescind ban on ICE officials from local jails

Dear Editor: More...













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