June 28, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Parking fee change planned for Babylon Village: two hours for two bits

The Village presented the following resolutions and announcements at its meeting June 12:

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Police seek public's help to nab West Babylon bank robber

The Suffolk County police Robbery Squad is investigating the robbery of the Ridgewood Savings Bank, 50 Route 109 West Babylon. Police said that at approximately 1:50 p.m., June 20, a lone white male entered the bank and demanded cash. More...

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Schools/Sports

Hats Off To Shirley Wuu & Matthew Castagna

Deer Park High School's Valedictorian and Salutatorian More...

Babylon K - 6 PTA Learn About Endangered Animals

Recently the Babylon K-6 PTA cultural arts committee sponsored a wildlife presentation with Bill Fix. the kindergarten and first grade children learned about endangered animals and were able to see many of Fix More...

Teacher Saves Student's Life

Krista Fatscher More...

Obituaries

Anthony Iannotta, businessman and community volunteer

Michael Iannotta bought his brother Anthony a jacket for his birthday last year. On the back he had the words "King of Clubs" imprinted on the back, a testament to his brother More...

Dolores Nylund, 78, mother of Babylon Village resident

Robert Nylund said his wife Dolores, was always a good athlete. He remembers playing street ball, punch ball and other street games on the block they shared as neighbors in Brooklyn when they were young, he said. More...

Curcio wins second round in fight for Conservative Party leadership

A decision by a state appeals court last week has overturned an April 6 ruling by Supreme Court Justice Arthur Pitts, leaving the power of the Suffolk County Conservative Party in the hands of its longtime leader Pasquale Curcio of Copiague. Pitts More...

People in the News

In the picture, Bryce Kirshbaum, a Babylon High School student, received the annual Bausch and Lomb Science Award from Science Director Mr. Vultaggio. More...

Babylon students help spruce up Conklin House

The Babylon Seventh graders who joined forces last fall with the Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society to restore the nearly 200-year-old Conklin House, were back at the site last week. More...

 

People/Social

Don't miss this year's July Fourth Pageant

The 14th annual Fourth of July Pageant by the Babylon Village Youth Project members will take place Wednesday, July 4, noon on the Conklin House Green, Deer Park Avenue at the railroad overpass. More...

No rubbish or garbage pick up on Wednesday, July 4

Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick up on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Just a reminder that residents are asked to not put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays. More...

Krista Virga turns seven years old and celebrates with a luau

On June 9, Krista Virga turned seven years old. She celebrated her birthday with a luau party. All her friends dressed up in Hawaiian skirts and tops also adorned with leis. Krista and her friends had a great time. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD • The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, June 29

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The annual Amityville Village July 3rd Family Celebration

The annual Amityville Village July 3rd Family Celebration held around the Gazebo on Broadway will be held with rides for children, a fireworks display at dusk, food, refreshments, music and more. More...

Friends of the West Babylon Public Library leaves for Showboat

The Friends of the West Babylon Public Library will leave for Showboat in Atlantic City on Thursday, July 5. The bus will depart 10:30 a.m. and return at the Grand Union Shopping Plaza on Route 109, West Babylon. Everyone can park their cars there. More...

Opinion

Beacon Editorial Patriotism, picnics and potato salad

We have a lively disagreement in our household about permitting or prohibiting flag burning. My husband believes an Constitutional Amendment against the burning or defacing of the American flag should be part of our Constitution. I disagree. More...

Finding Life and Solice in the Soil Dear Editor:

Having been raised in Babylon Village, I enjoy periodically reading the Beacon website as a convenient way to stay in touch with my hometown. More...

Dear Editor:

I read with interest the editorial, Finding Life and Solice in the Soil, by Carolyn James (Babylon Beacon, June 7). I, too, am a "keeper of the graves," and I agree with Mrs. James, that it is not depressing, but therapeutic. More...













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