April 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Business incubator discussed for NA at NATA meeting

Rosemarie Dearing, director of NACEC, was the guest speaker at a NATA meeting at the New Community Center in North Amityville February 10. More...

Local Rotary Clubs gather to celebrate

Rotary International's Centennial Year

Members of the Rotary Clubs of Babylon, Lindenhurst and Amityville met for a lunch to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Rotary International. The event was held at LaGrange Inn in West Islip, February 23. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon School District celebrates many cultures in one community

The North Babylon School District held a multicultural celebration on Monday, March 7 for students, parents and the North Babylon community. More...

Deer Park High School’s DECA winners

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West Babylon’s Tooker Ave. Elementary

excellence in P.A.R.P. More...

Obituaries

George Raptou, resident of West Babylon

As a new American, George Raptou taught himself to speak and write English by reading comic books and newspapers. His love of literature and music fared him well later on as the head Maitre d More...

Islip Town observes April as Alcohol Awareness Month

April has been designated as Alcohol Awareness Month and Islip Town Supervisor Pete McGowan urges residents who are coping with the detrimental consequences of alcoholism to take advantage of the various services and programs available through the To More...

Robert Ford, of West Islip

Robert Ford, of West Islip, died January 30, 2005. More...

Lindenhurst schools outline budget concerns and ask for public's support throughout process

The March 16 community forum of the Lindenhurst Board of Education was short and to the point, with school officials outlining some of the concerns about the upcoming budget and urging residents to take part in the process. More...

People in the News

Leigh Poetzsch, a third grader at the Paul J. Bellew Elementary School in West Islip, has won a Scholastic Magazine Writing Contest. More...

Babylon Zoning Board meets

An applicant who appeared before the Babylon Village Zoning Board of Appeals March 16, requested a revision to his request for relief after her plans for an extension on her home were revised. More...

Correction

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12th annual Spring Easter Egg Hunt, Belmont Lake State Park,

March 19, 2005

Top photo, parents and kids enjoy finding the eggs. More...

 

People/Social

Crime Stoppers seeks public assistance

Crime Stoppers, along with Arson and Third Squad Detectives are asking the public More...

Babylon wrestler receives

All-State Honors

Michael Breitfeller received All-State Honors in wrestling. Breitfeller is Babylon More...

Babylon Lions learn of new coverage by Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary District commander Paul Steinberg explained to Babylon Lions that they are a division of Homeland Security. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, April 1
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St. Peter’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Day School

setting "leprechaun traps"

St. Peter's by-the-Sea Episcopal Day School in Bay Shore's second graders are shown setting their "leprechaun traps" in preparation for St. Patrick's Day. More...

Opinion

Editorial

One school vote needs
an approved state budget

It is difficult to counter the argument that once the public votes on an issue, it is wrong to put that issue up for a vote again on the basis that the public didn More...

Guest Opinion

School taxes, budgets and much-needed reform

The third Tuesday in May is the most significant day of the year for every school district in New York State. Super Tuesday is the day when schools face the reality of knowing whether their communities have approved their spending plans. More...













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