March 25, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Elections results

On Tuesday, March 15, Trustees Alice Vanderveldt and Kevin Muldowney and Village Justice John Rafter ran unopposed for 4-year terms. Muldowney received 328 votes, Vanderveldt , 296 and Rafter 317. More...

Lions Eye Bank recognizes Good Samaritan Hospital

The Lions Eye Bank of Long Island recently presented Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center inWest Islip, with a certificate in recognition of their commitment in helping to restore the sight of those who are visually impaired due to corneal disease. More...

Well-known author visits West Islip elementary school

Well-known children's author Gordon Korman recently visited the Paul J. Bellew Elementary School in West Islip to discuss with students' ideas, creativity and writing. 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, March 25
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Dear Deer Park

I would like to thank all for the cards, calls, caring, flowers, fruits and prayers the past few months and hope to be able to get back to writing full time. More...

Babylon High School sweethearts wed

Babylon High School sweethearts Timothy Kuhnla and Jennifer Frisina were married at St. Joseph's Church, December 3, 2004. After honeymooning in Florida, they are now residing in Lindenhurst. More...

Opinion

The legacy of Terry Schiavo

The controversy over the life and death of Terry Schiavo is one that forces us to focus on basic questions about human rights, family responsibilities, government intervention, privacy and ethics. More...

Pro’s to building the West Side Stadium

For months now the proposed West Side Stadium pros and cons have been making the television, radio and newspaper headlines. More...

Bush shows leadership on Social Security issue

I think President Bush deserves a lot of credit for his facing the Social Security problem now rather than later. More...

Babylon Rotary Club plans Wine & Food Expo

The Planning Committee of Aaron Stein, co-chairman; Bill France, Werner Zumbrunn, Frank Seibert, president of the Babylon Rotary Club; Peter Schleifer and Tom Kane, also co-chairman, make plans for their March 29 wine and food expo, to be held at the More...

WBSD presents first draft of 2005-06 school budget

The West Babylon School District presented a proposed school budget at its first informational meeting earlier this month that calls for an increase in spending over last year of approximately 8. More...

Babylon Village reviews progress, looks to future during budget process

As Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino, the Village More...

Suffolk County Police investigate Wyandanch homicide

The Suffolk County Police Department Homicide Squad is investigating the death of Tyrell Rudolph, age 20, of 34 Second Ave., Wyandanch, who was found shot on February, 19. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Lions receive award for giving gift of light

The Lions Eye Bank for Long Island awarded certificates to Babylon Past President Ed Weinstein for 105 transports, Lion Director Ed McCarthy for 25 transports and Past President Vinnie Pizzelo for initial transport of cornea to hospitals to be transp More...

Babylon graduate interns with Conan O’Brien

Dan Venti was a recent intern at NBC More...

Babylon teacher named Social Studies Teacher of the Year

The New York State Education Department has announced that Babylon Junior-Senior High School teacher Sheila Vaswani has been named 2004 Social Studies Teacher of the Year. More...

Obituaries

Mary Boselli, TOB Planning Board member & GOP committee woman

Often referred to as an "Italian Jacqueline Kennedy" by her family, Mary Boselli will long be remembered for her sense of chic style and fabulous dinner parties, thrown for the famous as well as for family and friends. More...

Constance Mule, resident of Copiague

Lifelong Copiague resident Constance Mule suffered from polycystic kidney disease for the last 16 years and regularly received dialysis at the Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. More...

Philip Benson, "Phil The Barber" of West Islip

Philip A. Benson, fondly known as "Phil the Barber" to residents of West Islip for the last 40 years, spent his life listening to his customers. More...













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