August 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Eagle Scout serves Babylon and country in Army Infantry

Brian Young was recently recognized at Babylon Town Hall for achieving Eagle Scout, a Boy Scout More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Weekly report on the
Ducks heating up, set sights on first-place Nashua

What started off as another tough week for the Long Island Ducks could end up being the turning point of their season. More...

Copiague schools offer free and reduced lunches

The Copiague School District has announced a free and reduced price meal (free milk) policy for Copiague area school children. Local school officials have adopted a family eligibility criteria to assist them in determining eligibility. 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 13
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Lindenhurst Kiwanis to hold annual steak fry

Lindenhurst Kiwanis Club announces its annual steak fry to be held Thursday, August 11, noon to 8 p.m. at Firemen More...

N.C. Legistalor to sponsor blood drive and bone marrow donor screening

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Opinion

Let’s clean up those dirty intersections

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A reminder about the miracle of space travel

We are living in a world in which space travel has become commonplace. Such voyages no longer command the attention of the public the way they did in the past. More...

School Board outlines its position on turf field

We value the cooperation that exists between the Babylon Village and the Babylon School District. We know that partnership will continue because working together can only benefit all the residents of Babylon. More...

Turf war brewing over Babylon School fields

School Board President says issue will be put to public vote

A proposal to install a synthetic turf field at the present Babylon Junior/Senior High School athletic field, which would be funded in part by $600,000 from Suffolk County, has caused heated debate. More...

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Olive Lazio of West Islip, shown center, was honored recently by the New York State Assembly in Albany for her service as a hospital apprentice-first class (HA-1C) in the U.S. More...

New No. Babylon School Board president faces fiscal challenges

With a difficult budget process successfully behind the North Babylon Board of Education, newly elected board president Bill Harrigan believes the seven-member board that he now leads will tackle many of the same fiscal issues it has faced in prior y More...

West Islip sports recognizes participation in Spring sports

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People/Social

North Babylon resident named NYS Woman of Distinction

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, honored Alice T.; Cone of North Babylon as  New York state Woman of Distinction at a special ceremony held in Albany on June 14. More...

Good Samaritan’s V.P. of Public and External Affairs named one of L.I.’s Top 50 Women

Christine Hendriks, vice president of public and external affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, was named one of Long Island More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

I knew a canine clone was on the horizon, but it was a shock to see the photos from Korea. The pup, Snuppy, and his donor, Tai, are the spitting image of my Afghan hound, right down to the black & tan. More...

Poster pet of the week

Shelter dog Brownie More...

Obituaries

Lillian Casserly-Mustapich, teacher, historian former Lindenhurst resident

After she had raised her children, Lillian Casserly pursued a dream and returned to school, eventually graduating from Hofstra University with a bachelor More...

Mary Byrne, Centarian and descendent of Muncey and Conklin families

Babylon lost a valued resident July 8th, 2005 when Mary Byrne, 100, passed away after a bout with cancer. She left a legacy of love for her family and friends. More...













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