June 16, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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West Babylon South Bay Elementary School fifth-grade student Kaarina Haninton recently participated in the Brookhaven Science Fair. She received an honorable mention for all of her hard work and use of the scientific method. More...

Car goes up in flames

on West Islip street; driver dies

Several West Islip residents on Roderick Road heard a loud noise late one evening and went to their windows to check what was happening. They were shocked to see a car, fully engulfed in flames on their quiet, residential street. More...

Copiague Board of Education puts revised school budget

The Copiague Board of Education announced at its last meeting that it was opting to put a revised school budget of $77.7 million, Tuesday, June 21. The new spending plan calls for a 6. More...

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Heard It On The Grapevine

A VERY SPECIAL BIRTHDAY for a very special lady. Isabel Gallagher celebrated at several parties last week. Thursday she had lunch with friends at Fat Fish. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

A week to go before I retire from teaching. I More...

• Poster Pets of the Week •

Frankie 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 17
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Sumpwams Garden Club

The Sumpwams Garden Club held its installation of officers at its April Garden Club meeting. The ongoing president, Viola Taylor, joined incoming officers during the ceremony, followed by a luncheon. More...

Babylon Business & Professional Women’s Assn. news

On May 19 the Babylon Business and Professional Women More...

Opinion

Editorial

Veteran seeking buddy

We received a lovely and touching letter from a veteran living in Nebraska who served in the Navy during WWII. He is looking for the family of a buddy of is, Arthur Wagner, who once lived in Deer Park and died in 1997. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—by Kevin Eastwood

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Proposed Tanger Outlet Mall no bargain to local communities and businesses

The following is a letter sent to Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone on a proposal to build a Tanger Outlet mall in Deer Park. It was sent to us for publication by the writer. More...

West Babylon School District budget revote on June 21st

After holding a special meeting to hear the comments and concerns of residents, the West Babylon School District voted last week to approve more than $790,000 in cuts from the budget the public defeated May 18, and to give the streamlined spending pl More...

Lindenhurst School Board cuts budget and sets revote for Tuesday, June 21

The Lindenhurst School Board is presenting a budget to voters Tuesday, June 21 that reduces increased spending for the coming year from the 8.24 percent initially proposed to voters on May 18, to 7. More...

Forest Avenue Elementary School in West Babylon has been focusing on various character education themes during the school year. Recently, students participated in Game Day, which was centered around the theme of fairness. More...

Babylon Town Democrats sets candidates for November elections

With an eye towards the November elections, Babylon Town Democrats set its slate of candidates for supervisor and town council that includes some familiar faces More...

Six-car fiery collision kills four on Sunrise Highway in NB

Three Babylon Town residents and a Hicksville man lost their lives in a fiery blaze on Sunrise Highway at Route 231, Friday, June 10. Police and volunteer firefighters and rescue personnel rushed to the scene shortly after 9 a.m. More...

 

People/Social

Graduate makes Babylon grandparents proud

Sarah Fitzpatrick, the daughter of James Fitzpatrick and Deborah Malaga Fitzpatrick, graduated from St. John More...

It's a Girl!

Patricia Noto, of Babylon, announces the birth of her granddaughter Mariella Victoria, born April 29, 2005. She weighted seven pounds, five ounces and was 19 inches long. Mariella is the daughter of Marie and Michael of Islip. More...

They're engaged!

Mr. and Mrs. C. Richard Sorvillo, of Massapequa, announce the engagement of their daughter Heather to Peter Horstmann, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Horstmann of Babylon. More...

Obituaries

Tom Licari, longtime builder in Babylon and Amityvlle FD member

Proud Navy veteran and dedicated ex-captain of Hose Company #4 in Amityville, Gaetano "Tom" Licari died June 1, 2005. He was instrumental in changing the face of Islip by building much-needed senior centers and housing developments. More...

William Walter, Babylon Tuna Club Past President

Forty-five-year Babylon resident, William C. Walter, Sr., died April 6, 2005. He was 66 years old. More...

Barbara Nelson, banker and Copiague resident

Barbara Nelson worked in the banking industry for 32 years, 25, as manager of the Roslyn Savings Bank More...













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