June 9, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

In Lindenhurst: Waiting for the Parade to pass them by

Below, Eileen (Buckley) Winston of Lindenhurst sits on the curb at Wellwood and Hoffman Avenues waiting for the annual Memorial Day Parade. At right, families gather for the parade a few blocks down. See page 8 for additonal parade photos. More...

Senator Johnson attends Arbor Day event

New York State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, was on hand this Arbor Day for the Long Island Arboricultural Association More...

Bay Shore Church burglar arrested

Suffolk County Police Third Squad Detectives have charged a Bay Shore man with burglarizing a Bay Shore church three times. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lillian Whiting, 93, Prez of Senior Citizen Club

Lillian E. Whiting, who lived in West Islip for 68 years, died April 18, 2005. She was 93. More...

Edna McPherson, Babylon resident

Edna McPherson loved to garden so much she maintained one at each of her homes More...

Therese Stever, active in

St. Joseph

Former West Islip resident Therese C. Stever, who was very active in St. Joseph More...

West Babylon School Superintendent accepts new contract through 2008

West Babylon School Superintendent Melvin Noble was offered, and accepted a new contract extending his commitment to the district through June 30, 2008. More...

West Babylon holds first annual Wellness Fair

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Babylon HS grad travels around the world

While crossing the international dateline at sea aboard the MV Explorer on January 27, 2005, Babylon Village resident Peter Gallay celebrated his 21st birthday and almost perished along with his classmates and shipmates in the midst of two violent, c More...

Restored Boston Whaler in Babylon destroyed

A fully restored 1965 Boston Whaler docked at Boynes Canal near Lewis Circle in Babylon Village was destroyed by a fire that Suffolk County Arson detectives said was deliberately set. More...

Baseball/softball program coming to WB

This summer, the West Babylon Beautification Society and the Storm Baseball Academy will host a baseball/softball program at the West Babylon Junior High School. More...

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People/Social

Two local engineers promoted

Nicholas J. Bartilucci, president of Dvirka and Bartilucci Consulting Engineers announced the promotion of William D. Merklin of Babylon and Garrett M. Byrnes, P.E., of West Babylon the position of senior associates. More...

Nature Conservancy honors West Islip resident

The Nature Conservancy will honor West Islip resident, Thomas J. McAteer, Jr., president and CEO of Vytra Health Plans, at its fourth annual Earth and Ocean Gala on May 12. More...

No. Babylon Navy Officer visits island of Malta

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher G. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Good news times three! First as of June 1st Islip Town Shelter got the go ahead from their Town Hall to showcase dogs for adoption with their own Petfinder website. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Lissy with Gizmo 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, June 10
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North Babylon Community sponsors peer tutoring program

The North Babylon Community is sponsoring a peer tutoring program for North Babylon youth who have completed sixth grade through 12th grade for students in need of extra help. More...

Cub Scout Pack 278 of North Lindenhurst participates in recent Youth Service Day activities

Cub Scout Pack 278 of North Lindenhurst participated in recent Youth Service Day activities sponsored by Assemblyman Bob Sweeney and Town Supervisor Steve Bellone. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Time to get tougher on DWI

A proposal winding its way through the New York State Legislature would mandate jail time for drunk drivers who are arrested with a blood alcohol level (BAC) of . More...

Public Commentary

A call for vigilance against the right-wing

It is time, once again, for the good people of America-those who cherish freedom and fair representative government and despise dictatorships-across the political spectrum, to stand up and defeat yet another attempt by the far-right to take over our More...

Brunch in Babylon

This family of Canada Geese found the streets of Babylon Village very inviting. The little ones munched while the parents kept close guard. More...













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