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May 11, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

APO make arrest for promoting prostitution

Local client used Internet to set up date

Posted Mon. May 16- The professional curiosity of an Amityville Police officer on a routine check of vehicles parked on Village streets during the nighttime hours led to the arrest of a subject for promoting prostitution. More...

Copiague library to get state construction grant

Posted Fri., May 13 Three libraries in Babylon Town will be given construction grants through Senator Owen H. Johnson. The funds will enable the libraries to complete many interior and exterior renovations and improvements. More...

Multiple accidents keep police, vamps busy, tie up traffic on Sunrise Hwy.

Two accidents, one that killed an 84-year-old Lindenhurst man, occurred within hours and blocks of each other along Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst Thurs., May 5. More...

North Amityville man shot outside his home

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in North Amityville Sat., April 29. They gave this account: More...

Correction:

A story in last week's edition, Masons to honor Ellen Ricciuti, contained an error. Ricciuti is a former president of the Amityville Historical Society. The current member is Pat Cahaney. We apologize for the error. More...

Blood drive to be held June 1

A blood drive will be held Wed., June 1, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the chapel on the grounds of The Long island Home, 400 Sunrise Hwy., Amityville. Two free movie tickets will be given to donors. Refreshments and more will be available. More...

Special Sections

Events & Calendar

St. John’s Lutheran Senior Choir presents Opera Night May 15

The Senior Choir of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Lindenhurst, 36 East John St. and it’s director Steven Kaplan announce that Opera Night in Lindenhurst, will be presented by Isabella Eredita-Johnson, Sun., May 15, 4 p.m. More...

L.I. Green Homes Program donates mugs to senior center

Every year, the Tanner Park Senior Center uses over 8,000 disposable styrofoam cups. More...

Mother’s DDay Tea event offffered May 16

Supervisor Steven Bellone and the Town of Babylon Department of Human Services will sponsor a Mother’s Day Tea for their Women’s Empowerment Forum, Mon., May 16, 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as Nominee and Mortgagee of Record and Flagstar Bank, FSB; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...

Breaking News - 5/15/2011 10:03 AM

Copiague man and two others charged with burglary in Nassau

Posted Sun., May 15- Nassau County police arrested a three men shortly after midnight yesterday morning, charging them with breaking into a Sunoco gasoline station in Massapequa. More...

Friends of Edgewood Preserve cocktail party Wednesday

Bellone and Johnson to be honored

Posted Mon. May 16- Friend of the Edgewood Preserve will celebrate its 5th anniversary at a cocktail party on Wednesday, May 18, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Bella Verde Restaurant on Long Island Avenue (adjacent to the Heartland Golf Course). More...

Amityville's Ellen Ricciuti honored by Masonic Lodge

EVENT LAST NIGHT

Posted Sun., May 15- Amityville resident and local volunteer Ellen Ricciuti received the prestigious DeWitt Clinton Award from the Amityville Masonic Temple last night. More than 80 people attended the event. More...

ASD incumbents Walters and Egglinger face challenge from Moss, Epps

Following a recent controversy between the Amityville School Board and Amityville teachers on the issue of a pay freeze for teachers this year incumbent trustees Diane Egglinger and Charles Walters who are seeking reelection May 17, did not receive A More...

APD and Suffolk Police take part in national seat belt enforcement program

The Amityville Village and Suffolk County police departments will join local and national law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates all across the country for the 2011 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization, May 23 More...

Art Show in Babylon Village May 14

The Babylon Village Arts Council (BVAC) will present its Fourth Annual Outdoor Art Show entitled Art by the Falls, Sat., May 14, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Argyle Park, Montauk Highway, Babylon. This free exhibition will feature over 15 artists. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

My column below is a “Basset Blast from the Past”, first published in the Beacon on September 6, 1984. At that time my pal Leslie Hill and I were volunteers for the now-extinct League for Animal Protection South Shore Chapter (LAP). More...

Obituaries

Memorial service May 28th for former Amityville resident Betty Shave

A memorial service for Betty Shave, a longtime resident of Amityville and the wife of former Amityville Village Trustee and Deputy Mayor William Shave, will be held Saturday, May 28, at 2p.m. at the United Methodist Church, Broadway, Amityville. More...

Charles Corey, former North Amityville resident, Fire Captain

Former North Amityville resident and Fire Captain Charles T. Corey died March 14, 2011 in Englewood, Florida. He was 84. He was born Oct. 24, 1926 and was a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University. During World War II, he served in the U.S. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Now it’s your decision on Tuesday

For more than three months, we have been monitoring, observing and reporting on the budget process in the 11 school districts that we cover. The work for the school board members and administrators has been particularly tough this year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Social Security and Medicare are endangered programs

Dear Editor: More...

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