August 25, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Bill Wheeler, a member of the Tuskeegee Airmen and a former P-47 pilot (center) took part in a ceremony held at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in which the U.S. More...

NACEC to hold meeting on business incubator plan

A public meeting to unveil a proposal put up a new building and to operate a business incubator in North Amityville will be held at the Town of Babylon youth center at Cedar Road. The meeting will be held Monday, August 29, at 7 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Scholars in the ...

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Ducks fly through another solid week

The Long Island Ducks continue to play their most consistent ball of the season, moving to within a game and a half of first place in the Atlantic League More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT WAS ONE OF THE HOTTEST DAYS OF THE YEAR, but that didn More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

The Customs dog ripped my pocketbook. It wasn More...

Poster pets of the week

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Obituaries

Claire Leuci, former teacher’s assistant

Claire Leuci was passionate about her life. Whether it was her role as a a mother, her golfing or dancing, she gave everything her full attention. More...

Florence S. Booy, of Bay Shore

Florence S. Booy, of Bay Shore, died June 26, 2005. She was 76 years old. More...

Joseph J. Donovan, of Bay Shore

Joseph J. Donovan Sr., of Bay Shore, died June 23, 2005. More...

Opinion

Sale of public property requires public approval

The Babylon School Board, with all good intentions, moved forward with a plan to provide Babylon School District residents with a costly athletic turf field, trading exclusive use of that field for 60% of its cost. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—by Kevin Eastwood

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Public debate on turf field should be respectful

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Turf Field controversy draws 200 to Babylon School Board meeting

Board President Tom Melito sets up committee; promises public vote on issue

Babylon School Board President Thomas Melito promised that the public meeting held on Monday evening, August 15, 2005 was the first of many public forums in which residents will have an opportunity to voice their questions and concerns about the prop More...

BHC to close medical and emergency units

Nursing, psychiatric and rehabilitation units to remain open

The hallways at the hospital were eerily quietlast week, confirming the diagnosis handed down to employees the day before. More...

Incumbent Republican Sheriff Alfred Tisch opposed by Democrat Vincent DeMarco

In what may well prove to be a hotly contested race, the two major party candidates for the job of Suffolk County Sheriff are both experienced professionals in the field of criminal justice. More...

BabylonVillage

Arts Council

We like nothing better than live entertainment and many of our local restaurants have been keeping us happy especially when they are serving us great food. More...

 

People/Social

Two Eagle Scout badges awarded in East Islip

Andrew Baranec of East Islip and Joseph Porter, formerly of East Islip and presently of Oneonta, new York, are both receiving their Eagle Scout Badges at their combined Eagle Court of Honor at the Timber Point Elementary, Timber Point Road, East Isli More...

Sen. Owen Johnson honors 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...

Locals compete in lifeguard tournament

Kristen Schmid, 14, of Lindenhurst (L); Justin Guzman, 15 of N. 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 27
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American Legion Auxiliary update on past months events

American Legion Auxiliary Babylon Unit 94 has been very busy for the past few months. More...

Local resident selected for Round Table discussion to be held in England

In October 2004, Ann T. Verschuuren, M.Ed.R.T. (R-M), graduate of St. Joseph More...













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