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Two community groups get a little help from the state in fighting drug abuse - Free Access

Grants through NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jeanne-Pierre's office

This story contains a video It is, said NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre, about saving lives.The Lindenhurst lawmaker was joined by S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone at Lindenhurst High School today to announce state funding to two local groups battling the heroin and opioid epidemics in their communities.  Lindenhurst and Copiague Community Cares coalitions each received $30,000.


Babylon Town and Babylon Village kick off the holidays

Tree lightings, Wassail Bowl and more bring Babylonians together over the weekend

This story contains a video The weekend of holiday festivities in Babylon kicked off on Friday night with a tree-lighting celebration at Babylon Town Hall, and ended with the tree lighting and Wassail Bowl in Babylon Village Sunday night. In between was the Village’s Annual Night of Shopping and Christmas at the Conklin House.

West Babylon Alumni hosts its annual Hall of Fame dinner

This story contains a video The West Babylon Alumni Foundation held its annual awards dinner Nov. 7, recognizing those graduates who made significant contributions to the school district and community. The event was held at the Irish Coffee Pub in East Islip and more than 150 attended. The following recipients were honored


Long Islanders cheer on the NY Mets as they head to the World Series - Free Access

NC Exec. Ed Mangano holds rally on Monday

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Babylon Town's 8th annual Wounded Warrior ride off without a hitch

This story contains a video More than 1,000 people joined America’s Wounded Warriors in a 25-mile bike ride in Babylon Town June 17. Standing on the sidelines, waving flags and cheering the riders on were hundreds of supporters.


County lawmakers agree to speed up merger of treasurer's and comptroller's offices

This story contains a video Democrats and Republicans took a deep breath, swallowed hard and came together for a joint press conference May 27, announcing a bipartisan measure to move up the merger of the County treasurer’s office into the comptroller’s offices.

Babylon Village 2014 Swim Meet - Free Access

Event marks end of summer

This story contains a video Babylon Village held its annual swim meet Aug, 9. Youngsters had a chance to show off what they have learned during the season. More than 600 families signed up for summer events this year. In addition, families and organizations used the facility to hols parties and events. Watch upcoming print edition of the Beacon newsoper for a list of this year's swimmers.

Babylon officials to Verizon: Where's our FIOS?

Officials call upon company to serve all communities in Babylon

This story contains a video Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino and Town and County officials called on Verizon yesterday urging them to commit to bringing the infrastructure needed to provide cellular and internet services to Babylon Village and the barrier beaches.

Local man arrested as high-level drug trafficker - Free Access

DA Investigation shuts down major ring

This story contains a video Two men, including one from Amityville, were identified by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office as “major drug traffickers” operating a sophisticated heroin ring on Long Island. S.C.

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