February 4, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village gets record preservation grants

Records dating back to 1893, and stored in boxes in the Village More...

Long Islander and Fox host Brian Kilmeade authors book on how athletics = success

On a hot Los Angeles afternoon in 1992, Brian Kilmeade, now a co-host on Fox and Friends, was hosting a less-than-coveted noon to 4 p.m., radio talk show. More...

North Babylon Woods Road Elementary holds pajama party

Students at Woods Road Elementary School in North Babylon got into the spirit of reading with a pajama party. Students dressed in their sleeping gear for school and had some fun reading to each other and listening to stories. More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, February 4
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Friends of Babylon Library presents storyteller session

The Friends of the Babylon Public Library present professional storyteller Heather Forest, Sunday, February 6, 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Conklin House More...

"M Week" at Carousel Preschool

Kara Mahlmann of Babylon Village gets first hand experience milking the class cow, "Mary" during a lesson at Carousel School in West Babylon. More...

Opinion

It’s no hype, Iraqi elections were moving and historic

The elections in Iraq on Sunday were a victory for peace and democracy over fear, over intimidation and over the threats from abhorrent and unconscionable terrorists. More...

President Bush’s social security plan is too risky

President Bush is endangering my retirement and the retirements of millions of other Americans by taking the first step in his plan to dismantle Social Security. More...

How long before the United States brings back the draft?

Dear Editor: More...

Deer Park School Board and residents discuss budget woes

Local resident Glenn Amnarumma addressed the Deer Park School Board at its December 14th meeting raising his concerns about district property tax increases. More...

Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce elects new officers for 2005

The Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce has a new slate of officers for 2005. More...

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy honors two local police officers for working to keep drunk drivers off of Long Island's roads

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and the County More...

Disease, stigma and the repercussions

(NAPSI)-The social aspects of certain diseases can be almost as challenging as the physical symptoms of the illness itself. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Forest Ave. Elementary School gets a "Hand" on germs

Kindergarten and fifth grade students at Forest Avenue Elementary School in West Babylon recently participated in a special presentation on hand washing. More...

South Bay Elementary School holds student council elections

Fifth grade students at South Bay Elementary School, West Babylon, recently held this year More...

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West Babylon receives honorable mention

Kaarina Hanington, fifth grade student at South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon, recently received an Honorable Mention for her participation at last spring More...

Obituaries

Henry Lang, Jr., 85, West Islip

Henry Lang was always an explorer More...

Loretta Mosely Weeks-Barker, resident of Deer Park

Loretta Mosely Weeks-Barker, a resident of Deer Park, died December 16 at her home. She was 49 years old. More...

Dr. Melvin Morrel, former resident of Amityville

First and foremost, Dr. Melvin Morrel loved his family and friends. He was just as dedicated to his work as a doctor at Brunswick Hospital, however and family and friends remember him as a Renaissance man. More...













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