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N. B. Belmont Elementary School sponsors endangered animal poster contest

The Belmont Elementary School in North Babylon sponsored an Endangered Animal Poster Contest through its Roots and Shoots Club/ All students in the school had an opportunity to participate in this contest. More...

Robert Moses Middle School

named "School of the Week"

On Thursday, April 29, a local radio station, 106.1 BLI, honored Robert Moses Middle School, North Babylon as its "School of the Week." Junior Girl Scout Troop 132 was recognized for their "Bronze Award," the highest distinction a More...

West Islip music students honored

West Islip music students were recently honored during a public Board of Education session, praising their many accomplishments. Among them was Brianna Rennert for her Picasso Portrait artwork being published in the national Harcourt textbook. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, June 25
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East Islip Historical Society holds history cruise

On Saturday, August 7, the East Islip Historical Society will hold a maritime and lighthouse history cruise. The event will be held aboard the Peconic Star II, out of Greenport and will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Village of Amityville to sponsor Family Celebration Day July 3rd

On July 3, 5 to 11 p.m. The Amityville Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Amityville are sponsoring Family Celebration Day on Broadway in the hart of Amityville Village. More...

Opinion

All school districts should respond to Roslyn scandal

While it is patently unfair, the criminal activity that occurred in the Roslyn School District has cast aspersions on every other school district on Long Island, raising concern, mistrust and questions in the mind of their already skeptical residents More...

Editorial on Pope John Paul II was offensive

I found your editorial "What Pope John Paul II should have said to President George Bush," (June 9), deeply offensive More...

Fifth grader from

Washington State needs help with NYS project

My name is Sara Fessenden and I am a fifth grader in Buckley, Washington working on a project called the Parade of States. I am responsible for gathering as much information as I can about the state I have chosen to research. More...

Villages, schools mull next move to defend environmental lawsuit

Officials from the Villages of Amityville, Babylon and Lindenhurst will be meeting over the next few weeks to map out a plan of action to address a pending lawsuit that could cost taxpayers in those communities, and others throughout Babylon, million More...

Babylon Village pool opens; summer begins

Babylon Village officials have everything in place to begin a great summer for residents. More...

Heroes in life

Forest Avenue Elementary School in West Babylon recently recognized two authors. First grade students Jasmine Jahangir and Alexander Olivo were named authors of the month for writing about their parents as heroes in their lives. More...

 

People/Social

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Heard Around Town....

William and Margaret Ozmon of North Babylon celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

William and Margaret Ozmon of North Babylon recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Molly Malone More...

Peter Becker celebrates 87th birthday

On May 19, 2004 Peter Becker celebrated his 87th birthday at Glen's Dinette with friends. It was Becker's first outing using a walker and he did so with great success. Even the latest member of the Auer family, Adam, joined in the celebration. More...

Library

Babylon 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624

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Town of Babylon beaches are accepting the New York State Access Pass

Supervisor Steve Bellone and Councilwoman Carol A. Quirk, chairwoman, Parks and Recreation Department announced that Town of Babylon beaches are accepting the New York State Access Pass for admittance into the Town More...

Fatal motor vehicle accident

Suffolk County Police Third Squad Detectives are investigating a fatal truck accident, which claimed the life of a Deer Park man. More...

Obituaries

Father Ronald Barry, former OLG priest dies

Bill Finnerty of Massapequa Park remembers receiving a small desk clock as a gift in honor of his retirement as trustee at St. Rose of Lima Church in 1995. More...

Emil F. Bauer, of West Islip

Emil F. Bauer, of West Islip, died May 22, 2004 at the age of 76. More...

Attention family members and funeral directors

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