July 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Two housing units approved in rezoning property

Two applications for rezoning property from commercial to residential came before the Babylon Town Board June 21. More...

North Babylon kindergartners graduate

Kindergarten students at Marion G. Vedder Elementary School in North Babylon have a reason to be proud. After working hard this school year, sixty-seven students graduated in what the school calls a Thank You ceremony. More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, July 30
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Roomors employee wins trip to California

Rosella Vergano, an employee of Pat Turner More...

WBFD seeks volunteers

The West Babylon Fire Department is actively seeking volunteers to join its membership. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, but not more than 55 years of age, and a resident of the West Babylon Fire District. More...

Opinion

We need to make sure offshore wind park is not a turn for the worse for Long Island

Readers will be pleased to note that they have two more weeks to review and respond to LIPA More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—by Kevin Eastwood

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Town Board votes on zoning code for asphalt plant

As a follow-up to the referenced article published July 7, I want to report that the Babylon Town Board passed resolution 469 at its June 21 meeting approving regulations governing the zoning of asphalt plants. More...

Republic "expansion" draws controversy

The press release called it the unveiling of a state-of-the-art hanger at Republic Airport, and described the event as "the first expansion of the airport in over 30 years. More...

Lawsuit filed against

NYS DOT by Stew Leonard's

A lawsuit against the New York State Department of Transportation was filed in June, challenging the DOT More...

Photo

The Town's first Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class graduated in May 2005 at Babylon Town More...

Babylon community comes together to help family of Allison Faith

A mother More...

An open Letter to Babylon Village residents

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Opening Aug. 6

Sunday for new Venetian Shores
Some residents continue to question
how site will impact on their community

As the Town of Babylon seeks to improve the conditions of the beach at Venetian Shores, the construction of a concession stand there has raised some controversy. More...

 

People/Social

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Babylon student obtains perfect score in NYSSMA performance

Hannah C. McGlinchey, a fourth grade student at Babylon Memorial Grade School participated in NYSSMA, playing the bass and she obtained a perfect score for her performance. More...

Babylon Girl Scout Silver Award ceremony held

On June 7, at the Babylon Elementary School, a Girl Scout Silver Award Ceremony was held. The Girl Scouts from Babylon Village did a Silver Award Project based on reading for younger children. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT WAS ANEVENING TO REMEMBER. The weather was hot during the day, but there was a cool breeze at the beautiful waterfront home of Aileen Eppig last Friday evening at the dinner dance for the benefit of the Good Shepherd Hospice. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Dixie is the belle of the hall More...

Poster pet of the week

Dixie with Jimmy Hallock, left, and "mom" Jane right. More...

Obituaries

Fannie Lace, 93, of West Islip, foster grandparent and classroom aide

Fannie Lace loved to keep busy. She worked in public relations and after retirement spent her days helping special-education students at local schools. More...

WWII Veteran Edward Rowe, father of eight

Edward T. Rowe, the father of 8 and a veteran, lived on Park Lane in Massapequa Park for more than 50 years. Mr. Rowe died on July 1, 2005. He was 79-years old. More...













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