April 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Elizbeth McNamee Foundation donates to WI schools

McNamee Memorial 5K run set for Mother's Day

Shortly after the tragic death of Elizabeth T. McNamee, a West High School and Harvard Unviversity graduate in her final year at NYU Law School, her family and friends formed the Elizabeth McNamee Memorial Foundation. More...

Undercover operation executed to nab illegal sales of tobacco

To encourage local shopkeepers to comply with the laws prohibiting sales of tobacco products to people under 18 years of age, Suffolk County Police Department First Precinct Crime Section is conducting an ongoing investigation in Babylon Town. More...

Babylon's Travelers' Club

The Travelers More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Gates Elementary in Lindenhurst concudes another successful year with PARP

The Parents As Reading Partners (PARP) program at West Gates Avenue Elementary School in the Lindenhurst School District concluded another successful year, thanks to the school More...

West Babylon JHS holds spelling bee

West Babylon Junior High School recently held a spelling bee. Of the 40 participants, eighth grade student Taralynn Kelly won first place, sixth grade student Morgan Feldman placed third and sixth grade student Eric Carr received third place. More...

May Moore Primary School in Deer Park celebrates National Foreign Language Week

In celebration of National Foreign Language Week, kindergarten, first and second graders at the May Moore Primary School in Deer Park were treated to a special "L.O.T.E. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, May 1
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Obituaries

Marion Colton Beebe, local resident and DAR member

Marion Colton Beebe will best be remembered by her family and friends as a sweet, charming, religious woman. "She was one of the most lovely women you More...

Mary Fina, resident of

West Babylon, at 92

Mary Fina, a West Babylon resident since 1987, died March 31, 2005. She was 92. More...

Charles Smith Dickson, Jr., Babylon resident and New York City Steamship Line Executive

Charles Smith Dickson, Jr., a longtime resident of Babylon was a popular emcee and speaker at his Masonic Lodge because of his dry wit and quick sense of humor. Mr. Dickson died March 26, 2005 at his home in Jupiter, Florida. He was 88. More...

Babylon School District reduces proposed budget increase to 8.34%

The Babylon board of education unanimously adopted a $36.6 million spending plan for the 2005 - 2006 school year at their meeting held Monday, April 11, 2005 at the High School Library. More...

Deer Park School District budget up 4.99% for next year

The Deer Park School District Board of Education adopted its 2005-06 proposed budget April 19. The new spending plan calls for $79,381,750 in expenditures, and is expected to bring the tax rate to $150. More...

Town announces settlement; changes in X-rated zoning law

The Town of Babylon held a press conference at Town Hall yesterday to announce the settlement of long-standing lawsuits lodged against two X-rated businesses in the Town, the Long Island Cafe and the Crystal Cafe in Farmingdale. More...

Deer Park School District proposes budget

The increase in state aid for the coming year is $1.1 million, bringing the total state-aid package for the District to $16,627,000. More...

Suffolk County American Legion celebrates 87th birthday

Suffolk County American Legion Auxiliary (SCALA) attended the Suffolk County American Legion 87th birthday party. Each year the Suffolk County Auxiliary presents the Legion's birthday cake in their honor. More...

Computer programmer arrested for Grand Larceny and computer tresspass

Suffolk County Police Department Computer Crimes Section in cooperation with the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Department of Homeland Security, have arrested a computer programmer who transferred in excess of $35,000 into a bogus account. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon math students excel in competition

Babylon math director for kindergarten to 12, Dan Drance, announced that student Sal Albanese, the Level J. More...

Babylon's Travelers' Club

The Travelers More...

New arrival in Babylon

Pamela and Gregory Mason of Babylon announce the birth of their son, Andrew Shaye Mason who was born March 16, 2005 at 8:05 a.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT WAS AN EVENING OF NOSTALGIA last Tuesday when local Republicans gathered in large numbers at La Grange to honor two of their most distinguished members, Judge Arthur Cromarty and Roy Van Nostrand, Esq. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Holy mackerel! When I was a kid, my grandmother always used to say that fish was "brain food". Current thinking puts Nana a half century ahead of her time. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Female Cocker More...

Opinion

Editorial

Political agreement on
campaign signs means
the public in Babylon wins

A story in this week More...

Public Commentary

PICTURE PERFECT

Susan Barbieri of North Babylon enjoys giving tidbits to the swans and Canada geese at Argyle Lake. With her in a stroller on a beautiful spring day last week is her daugher Nicole, 3. More...

Public should make use of the complaint line when experiencing noisy or low-flying planes from Republic

With the arrival of spring outside activities start to increase, home windows will once again open, porches will be used and we will on occasion notice noise of airplanes leaving or approaching Republic Airport. More...













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