April 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

WI BOE honors longtime teachers on retirement and recognizes district's Reflection Contest winners

Student achievement took center stage at the West Islip School Board More...

Debra Braun -Brian Courville

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Braun of West Islip announce the engagement of their daughter Debra Kristen to Brian Courville of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. More...

LSD offers preschool scholarships for September '05

Just Kids, located at Lindenhurst More...

West Islip HS reaches quarterfinals of Long Island Challenge

Following their first-round victory in The Long Island Challenge, the academic team from West Islip High School is moving on to the Suffolk County quarterfinal round, where their familiarity with global events, local history, popular culture, art, li More...

Special Sections

Library

Babylon 24 South Carll Avenue • 669-1624

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Cromarty and Van Nostrand to be honored by Babylon GOP

Amityville residents Arthur M. Cromarty and Leroy Van Nostrand are being honored at the Town of Babylon Republican Committees 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 15
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Babylon nominates students for Boys & Girls State program

A faculty poll at Babylon Junior/Senior High School has ranked students according to leadership abilities, character, scholarship, service, citizenship, integrity and personality. More...

Sumpwams Garden Club news

The March 14 meeting of the Sumpwams Garden Club was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by President Vi Taylor. St. Patrick More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Join the anti-litter parade on our roads

This week is Keep L.I. Highways Clean Week, and major efforts are underway to remove litter and debris from Long Island More...

West Islip Fire Department is not keeping public informed on issues of importance to them

The residents of West Islip should decide if the latest vote held by the West Islip Fire Department(WIFD) is the right way to go. On March 14, a vote was held by the WIFD. More...

Verizon called on installation of cable boxes in Babylon Town and Villages

Local officials maintain company needs prior approval from them before putting up fiber distribution hubs; Verizon disagrees

Babylon Town has joined with Cable Telecommunications Association of New York, Inc. (CTANY) as well as with other municipalities in the state in a petition to the New York Public Service Commission challenging Verizon More...

Author selects West Islip student's book title

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Babylon Village Women's Club offers scholarship

The Babylon Village Women More...

Classmates reunited at art exhibit

Babylon High School alumni Juliette Samon reunites with Babylon High School faculty members Sheryl Schweider, Sheila Vaswani, Cynthia Theiss and Celeste Topazio at her senior art exhibition featured at Fordham College at Lincoln Center. More...

Elizabeth Batty to wed J.Ryan Mayward

Mr. and Mrs. Barry Corbett and Mrs. and Mrs. Derek Batty announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth, to J. Ryan Mayward of Arlington, Texas. More...

Lindenhurst remembers 9/11

Lindenhurst Mayor Thomas Brennan along with Deputy Village Clerk Doug Madlon served up dinner to hundreds of Lindenhurst residents on Friday, March 18. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Olympic Games hit Lindenhurst Middle School

Only a select few athletes can call themselves "Olympians." As of March 14, sixth graders at Lindenhurst Middle School added themselves to that prestigious list. More...

Two North Babylon H.S. students

recognized for achievements

North Babylon High School Freshmen Riley Perry and Marissa Caroleo were nominated for Who More...

West Babylon Junior HS visited by three prominent authors

The students at West Babylon Junior High School were treated to not one, but three visits from prominent authors. Sixth grade students listened to a dynamic presentation from Gordon Korman, who has written over 55 books. More...

Obituaries

Lawrence Tooker, former W. Babylon School Administrator and BHS graduate

Lawrence S. Tooker, Sr., a former principal and district principal in the West Babylon School District for 20 years, died March 9, 2005 at his home in Panora, Iowa. He was 84. More...

Chester T. "Chet" Bahan, lifelong resident of Bay Shore

Chester T. "Chet" Bahan, lifelong resident of Bay Shore, died February 19, 2005. He was 95 years old. More...

Gloria T. Becker, of Bay Shore

Gloria T. Becker, of Bay Shore and formerly of Westbury, died February 21, 2005 at home with her family. More...













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