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North Babylon schools propose $85.6M budget

North Babylon like most school systems on Long Island is looking at a large budget-to-budget increase to meet the demands of some built-in costs such as contractual obligations and a large hike in its New York State Retirement Program payments. More...

Mike Nehr wins first place trophy

In the photo, Race Director and Chairman of AHEPA Nick Macris, presented Mike Nehr of West Babylon with the first place trophy for winning the male division of the Suffolk County Half Marathon on March 28 at Suffolk County Community College, Selden. More...

Babylon woman sentenced for botch murder-for-hire scheme

Suffolk County Court Judge Louis Ohlig recently sentenced Lee Ann Reidel of Babylon to two terms of 25 years-to-life in prison and eight and one-third to 25 years for conspiracy - all of the sentences to run concurrently - for her role in the murder More...

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Schools/Sports

West Babylon high school wrestling league champions

The West Babylon High School varsity wrestling team was honored at a recent Board of Education meeting for winning the league championship. More...

Youth Violence Prevention Day held at Beach Street Middle school

The Beach Street Middle School student body and staff participated in the Morgan McDuffee Youth Violence Prevention Program, in conjunction with the American Red Cross Safe Schools Initiative, by declaring "A Hat Day. More...

North Babylon students to perform with All County Band

Flautist Joyce Grillo will perform with the All County Band and Senior Matt Toca will return to the All County Orchestra again this year as a violinist. More...

Obituaries

Patrick Joseph Sheehan , resident of Deer Park for almost 50 years

Patrick Joseph Sheehan was a resident of Deer Park for almost 50 years and known throughout the community as its "unofficial mayor." He was always smiling and saying hello to everyone he met, his wife Ellen said. More...

George H. Jones, former resident of Babylon

George H. Jones, of Jensen Beach, Florida and former resident of Babylon, died February 14, 2004 in Martin Memorial Medical Center, Stuart Florida. he was 78 years old. More...

Mildred St. Widor, formerly of Babylon

Mildred St. Widor, of Grand Terrace, California and formerly of Babylon, died April 25, 2004. More...

Added costs force WBSD to make budget cuts

West Babylon School District residents, concerned about $1.9 million in cuts to the district More...

An executive decision!

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone is shown with his fianc More...

Two challenges for seats on North Babylon School Board

Two incumbent North Babylon School Board Trustees face challenges May 18th, while a third is running unopposed. More...

West Islip firefighters defeat a difficult fire and save family pet

West Islip firefighters rushed to the scene of a house blaze at 15 Hawley Avenue, April 22, pulling a dog from the burning basement and saving its life. More...

Failure to stop resulted in fatal motor vehicle accident

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 21-year-old Wyandanch man. More...

 

People/Social

Husband-Wife team wins 2004 "Nathaniel" award

For "Outstanding service in the spirit of Babylon Village," Babylon will honor Bill and Joan Holmes on Sunday, July 11, at Babylon More...

Good Samaritan physician named "Best Doctor"

Medical Director of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center More...

Good Samaritan hospitality night

West Islip More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, May 14
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Opinion

Play Ball! Not

on Mother

A generation or two ago, Sundays were reserved for families to enjoy one another More...

Reader feels we are one nation "under god"

Dear Editor: More...

Assault on Scouts is against all

The February 2004 issue of The American Legion magazine held some interesting thoughts with the interview with Joe Caouette, Legionnaire. More...













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