February 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fitzgerald becomes a Marine

Marine Corps Pvt. William J. Fitzgerald, son of Lori and William Fitzgerald of North Massapequa, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

On the Sidelines

As the final days of winter draw near, the atmosphere in high schools across Long Island is filled with playoff basketball. More...

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•The following local residents were named to the dean’s list at Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island for the fall 2012 semester: Natalie Sabia and Samantha Schlich of Massapequa and Connor Lewis of Farmingdale. More...

Massapequa Senior Awards 2012

The Massapequa Mustang Scholarship and Mark Defeo Memorial Award Presented to a graduating high school senior, who has excelled on the gridiron, from Mustangs thru high school varsity. More...

Obituaries

Harry R. Saarinen, Towers of Freedom welder and artist

Harry R. Saarinen, a longtime resident of Amityville and a well-known artist, died Feb. 18, 2013 at the Nesconset Nursing Center. He was 60 years old and died following a brief struggle with FTD, a form of dementia. More...

Opinion

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Your community needs you on election day

In Massapequa Park Village, Mayor James Altadonna and his team, including Trustees Trustee Tina Schiaffino and newly appointed Trustee Dan Pearl, as well as Village Justice Gerard Giannattasio, on the People’s Party line are running for reelect More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Skidmore’s commentary takes a short-sighted view of the Second Amendment

Dear Editor: Re “Guest Commentary” by RD Skidmore, January 23, 2013. More...

First budget discussion held for Massapequa Schools

Deputy Superintendent Alan Adcock outlines numerous challenges for coming year

The Massapequa Board of Education held its first 2013-14 budget presentation earlier this month, delivering grim estimates on federal aid and increasing costs. More...

F'dale School Board makes plea to public: get involved in state aid issue

Farmingdale School Board members spoke out against Gov. More...

One man killed infiery blaze on Van Buren Street

One man was killed in a fast-movingfire that broke out at a home on Van Buren Street in Massapequa Park during the early morning hours of Wed., Feb. 20. Police andfirefighters gave this account: More...

 

People/Social

Navy Officer Sebastiano A. Lobello of North Massapequa and fellow sailors disembark

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Sebastiano A. Lobello, son of Lana and Michael Aronne of North Massapequa, and other fellow sailors aboard the Nimitzclass aircraft carrier USS John C. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

My “Pets” column in the Babylon Beacon is 30 years old this week. The first one was published on Feb. 24, 1983. More...

Library

At your library

$185 Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane More...

Events & Calendar

Bethpage St. Patrick’s Parade March 3

The 22nd Annual Bethpage St. Patrick’s Parade will be held on Sun., March 3. The festivities begin at the 1 p.m. Mass at St. Martin of Tours Church. Immediately after Mass, Deacon Thomas R. More...

Music Lover’s Expo March 17

The Long Island Music Lover’s Expo will be held Sun., March 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion, Broadway and Veterans Boulevard, Massapequa by the Long Island Railroad. More...

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella and Town Supervisor John Venditto to host annual blood drive March 7

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella and Town Supervisor John Venditto urge residents to participate in the Town’s semi-annual blood drive scheduled for Thurs., March 7. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICENOTICE OF SPECIALDISTRICT MEETING,PUBLICHEARING, AND BUDGET VOTE AND TRUSTEE ELECTIONOF THE FARMINGDALEPUBLIC LIBRARYNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearingof the qualified voters of theFarmingdale Union FreeSchool District of the T More...