February 25, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

WIHS sets college fair

for Wednesday, Mar. 16

West Islip High School has invited more than 150 colleges and universities to participate in its 2005 College Fair March 16 and, according to Counseling Center Director Chris Pulitano, more than 60 have already accepted. More...

Lindenhurst HS student a true leader among her peers

Erica Kreppein, a 17-year-old junior at Lindenhurst High School, is one of the youngest students to be elected to the Board of Directors of the New York State Council on Student Leadership and Student Activities (CLSA). More...

Lindenhurst grad in Iraq

Marine Corps Pfc. Robert J. Rooney, nephew of

Barbara A. Manger of Lindenhurst, and more than 2,100 Marines and Sailors assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), recently joined Iraqi Security Forces to provide security for elections in Najaf, Iraq. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Student receives "Excellence in Coaching" at

William Rall Elementary School in Lindenhurst

For her extraordinary dedication, tireless efforts and contribution in coaching students, varsity volleyball coach Kellie Carey Block, who is also a physical education teacher at Lindenhurst More...

Supreme Court Justice visits Lindy HS

In a presentation to Kevin Cullen More...

Santapogue Elementary School in West Babylon recently held a fundraiser for the victims of the tsunami in Asia. The children brought in a variety of items, including toys and lunchboxes full of loose change. More...

Obituaries

Thomas C. Busching, Bay Shore postal worker

Thomas Busching of Bay Shore loved spending time with his family. He especially loved to go on family outings at Robert Moses State Park, or any other locals parks where they could be close to nature. More...

John P. Evers, of Brightwaters

John P. Evers, of Brightwaters, died January 7, 2005. More...

William L. Winberry, of West Islip

William L. Winberry, of West Islip, died January 10, 2005. He was a retired New York City firefighter. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF BABYLON
NOTICE OF TAX SALE

WHEREAS, arrears of the taxes levied for the year 2004 by the Village of Babylon, charged and imposed pursuant to law, remain due and unpaid on the several tracts, lots, pieces, or parcels of land situated in the Village of Babylon, County of Suffolk More...

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NOTICE OF SALE

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Longtime business, TA Morris, to leave Babylon

An era could be coming to an end as T.A. Morris Sons, a butcher and meat packaging company that has been part of the community for decades, is preparing to leave the town. More...

by Carolyn James

In its ongoing process of formulating a budget for the coming year, the West Babylon School district has reduced the fourth draft of the proposed spending plan by approximately $175,000. More...

BHS Senior Class to hold fundraiser for infant daughter of murdered 10th grader, Aura Diaz

When Aura Diaz came to the Babylon School District as a second grader in 1997, she was placed in the English as a Second Language program. More...

Visiting author signs school

Wall of Fame inWest Islip

Well-known children More...

Lindenhurst resident now Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Lindenhurst Michelle Borgia, a Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI) Children More...

 

People/Social

Our local scholars

and acheivers... More...

Wilson Tech students tapped as NYC interns

Two seniors in the advertising art program at Wilson Technological Center captured more than first place at the annual Business Leadership Competition organized by the Huntington Chamber of Commerce. More...

Deer Park residents celebrate 45th anniversary

Loretta and Lawrence Bauer, residents of Deer Park for 45 years, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary the weekend of July 18. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, February 26
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This week at the library

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WI Breast Cancer Coalition presents Good Sam with donation

Members of the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition (WIBCC) presented Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center with a donation to the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation in the amount of $10,000 earmarked for the hospital More...

Opinion

New opportunity opens at Republic Airport

The retirement of Hugh Jones, director of Republic Airport, and the appointment of Michael Geiger, a private pilot and licensed professional engineer, provides a new opportunity for the airport and its host community, the Town of Babylon, to come tog More...

New resident says town needs to improve its snow plowing plan

I have worked in the Town of Babylon for more than 13 years; I now live in the town as well. As a former resident of both Smithtown and Hempstead towns, I have come up with a disturbing observation More...

The human lesson taught by the Tsunami

There are times when we reexamine where we are going and that which we deem important. More...













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