August 4, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

GOP challenges Assembly Democrats on enacting laws to protect children from sexual predators

After serving 14 years in prison for a sex crime, William Morgan attacked a teenage girl in North Babylon. Six months after his release from jail for sodomizing a 16-year old girl, Nicholas Wiley was arrested for the rape and murder of two women. More...

West Islip HS holds first pre-prom party

The West Islip School District and High School PTSA held the first annual pre-prom party prior to the senior prom on June 23, at the Southward Ho Country Club. More...

Drug house raided in Lindenhurst; six arrested

The First Squad NE/SOT Unit, assisted by Emergency Service Officers, the First Precinct Gang Unit and the First Precinct COPE Unit, executed a search warrant at a known Lindenhurst drug house. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

JFK School in Deer Park holds talent show

JFK Intermediate School in Deer Park recently held a student talent show that featured 30 song and dance performances from students representing different grade levels at the school. More...

Health & Wellness Fair in West Islip

Learning that staff at Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffolk County Police Department and the MTA (Long Island Railroad) care about children was part of the theme at Westbrook Elementary School More...

Lindenhurst Board of Education trustees installed into office

Members of Lindenhurst School District More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, August 6
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Babylon Village

Youth Project
seeks new home

Due to circumstances beyond its control, the Babylon Village Youth Project is being forced to find new quarters. More...

Babylon High School Class of 1955 celebrates reunion

Babylon High School Class of 1955 celebrated its 50th reunion recently. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Levy looks to protect the public, not his political career

When Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy raised his right hand and took the oath of office, swearing to uphold the law and protect the county and its people, the longtime public official assumed a tremendous responsibility. More...

Public Commentary

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Reader raises objection to LIPA wind park plan

This is to register my absolute unequivocal objection to this proposal. More...

WI parents raise concern over class sizes

A sea of scarlet shirts in the audience at the July 7 West Islip School Board meeting represented the number of parents of children entering kindergarten at Bayview Elementary School this September. More...

People in the News

State Senator Owen H. More...

Former WB resident attributes his success to community

A salient moment in Stephen Bohlinger More...

Woman arrested in connection with Deer Park bank robbery

Suffolk County Police Department Major Case Investigations Unit Detectives have arrested a Wyandanch woman for several bank robberies. More...

 

People/Social

Two locals tapped by

U.S. Trust for promotions

U.S. Trust has promoted Richard G. Chalifoux and John J. Corcoran to senior vice president, it was announced today by William J. Porter, Jr., regional president and managing director of U.S. Trust More...

Sweeney presents grant to TOB Animal Shelter at Town Hall pet fair

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney recently presented a $35,000 grant to the Town of Babylon to assist with programs at the Town More...

Local scout receives Eagle Scout Award

The Town of Babylon recently honored Merrick Fenkohl of Babylon for reaching the pinnacle of his scouting career. Fenkohl is a member of Boy Scout Troop 194 and is the proud recipient of the prestigious Eagle Scout Award. More...

Columnists - Free Access

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Arts Council

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Pets, Pets, Pets...

This old school marm is judging the poetry submissions and another category for the Cat Writers Communication Contest this year. I waited too long to volunteer, so I didn More...

Poster pet of the week

Tango More...

Obituaries

Lester Lipkind, longtime resident and attorney in Babylon Village, at 90

Lester Lipkind and his wife Frieda came to live in Babylon Village in 1952, and he More...













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