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Copiague PO named for late S.C. Leg. Maxine Postal

Legislation written by Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) to designate the Copiague Post Office for the late Suffolk County Presiding Officer Maxine Postal passed the House of Representatives Monday. More...

DPSD upgrades its computers

The Deer Park School District has upgraded its Internet speed and now operates one of the fastest Internets among school districts in New York State. The district had previously operated at four megabits per second (mbps) on its fiber optic network. More...

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Schools/Sports

Mrs. Lincoln visits Santapogue School in WB

Santapogue Elementary School, West Babylon, recently celebrated President More...

Students at South Bay Elementary recreate prehistoric times

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Deer Park HS students are "teens on the job"

Deer Park High School students recently participated in Long Island Groundhog Shadow, a program sponsored by the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island that provides tenth graders with a unique opportunity to learn about careers and the work world. More...

Obituaries

Carol Ann Richardson, former West Babylon school board member and GOP committeewoman

For most of her adult life, Carol Ann Richardson dedicated time and energy to her community, whether as a West Babylon school board member, a member of the Babylon Town Republican Party or the driving force behind a movement in the 1970s to ensure th More...

Ida Mott, former resident of Copiague for 54-years

Ida Mott, a former resident of Copiague for 54-years, died Feb 17, 2004. She was 84 years old. More...

Martin D. Ritz, former resident of West Islip for 33 years

Martin D. Ritz, a former resident of West Islip for 33 years, died Feb. 17, 2004 at his home in East Greenbush, NY. He was 79-years-old. More...

Lindy soccer player to represent USA in Sweden

Amanda Adrian has been playing soccer since she was four, and now the 16-year-old Lindenhurst High School tenth grader has landed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. More...

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BHS students consider career options: Students in the Babylon Junior-Senior High School viewed firsthand careers available to them, courtesy of a number of special guests who took time from busy schedules to visit classrooms recently. More...

NB students meet with Justice Thomas Whelan

Recently, New York State Supreme Court Justice, Thomas F. Whelan, spoke to Ms. Steck's fifth grade class at North Babylon's William E. DeLuca Elementary School. More...

Babylon Village budget hearng set for Tuesday, April 13th

Babylon Village is holding a public hearing on the Village More...

 

People/Social

Romanitch brothers follow in a long line of military service

Their father always said, "We must all remember that freedom is not free, and serving your country ensures the freedom that all of us enjoy." More...

Babylon Masonic Lodge and the Shrine clowns entertain residents

The brothers of the Babylon Masonic Lodge and the Shrine clowns have been entertaining the residents for 25 years. Each month a group gathers to assist the residents at religious services, to visit with them, play games and have a sing-along. More...

Babylon Village opens nine hole Sumpwams Creek golf course

The Village of Babylon opened its nine hole, par three golf court at Sumpwams Creek on Friday, April 2.

The course is located at 75 Cedar St., which is at the easterly end of Cedar Street, north of the railroad and east of Cooper Street. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, April 11
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Opinion

Hevesi is making a giant mistake

As school districts, villages, towns and counties struggle to put together responsible spending plans for the coming fiscal year, they have all been met by a sleeping giant who has awakened, growling and hungry in the form of a huge bill for the New More...

Writer disagrees with "fond remembrances"

Dear Editor: More...

Anyone recognize these handsome athletes?

This photo has been given to the West Islip Board of Education and it features a basketball team in 1935 with players wearing athletic shirts with a W.I.A.A. More...













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