September 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon High School student wins essay contest

Matthew Lopez, eleventh grade student at West Babylon Senior High School recently placed first in the Mortimer Levitt Essay Contest, sponsored by the Writing Center at Marymount Manhattan College. More...

Construction continues at W. Babylon High School

Addressing a question about the construction by resident Dan Joyce at its school board meeting Monday, August 16, School Board President Lucy Campasano said that a delay occurred when the steel for the building was found to be a quarter of an inch of More...

Babylon Little Leaguers win championship

On August 11, the 14 and 15 year old Babylon Baseball team won the division 34 Western Suffolk Baseball championship at Tanner Park in Copiague. Babylon defeated Lindenhurst 7-0 in the finals. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Babylon Schools receive funding toward project prepare

West Babylon High School was recently awarded a $1,198 grant to be used toward its proposal, Project PREPARE, for the 2005-06 school year. More...

Pre-K graduation at Babylon High School

The 27th annual pre-school graduation - an integral part of the child psychology course offered at Babylon High School - was held this month. Led by teacher Cindy Theiss, this course can be taken for college credit through the SCALE Program at C.W. More...

News from Babylon School District

Community Scholarships Announced
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Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, September 2
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ALA News

Babylon Unit 94 American Legion Auxiliary is a working unit. On the first Wednesday of each month the members entertain the veterans at the Northport VA Hospital award party by handing out sandwiches, cookies and soda. More...

Rally for a Cure golf event held

The Rally for a Cure golf event was held at E. Donald Conroy Sumpwams Creek Golf Course in Babylon on July 13. Pictured is the Ladies Golf League whose members contributed $1065 toward Breast Cancer Awareness. Photo by Kathleen Hervey More...

Opinion

A few thoughts

from around town... More...

New federal highway bill will save NYS taxpayers $600 a year

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March of the Penguins is the best family movie of the summer

The March of the Penguins is more than the best family movie of the summer and rated G, it is an opportunity for 95 percent of the viewers to see what they could never see in their lifetime. More...

Coast Guard plans to install new communications towers at FI

The United States Coast Guard held a public meeting this week on a plan to install two communication towers on Long Island More...

Town of Babylon 2005 Movie Series kickoff

Councilwoman Carol A. Quirk, is pictured with the DeLapi family from West Babylon at the kickoff of the Town of Babylon 2005 Movie Series. More...

Residents flock to new Venetian Shores facilities

The Town of Babylon officially opened a brand new casual seafood restaurant and children More...

Students in West Babylon find summer is a real page turner

The West Babylon School District More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Suffolk County Police Department's First Precinct and other local fire and law enforcement agencies or go online to www.babylonbeacon.com: More...

 

People/Social

Allstate Foundation awards West Islip agent Agency Hands in the Community award

Allstate Insurance Agent James Jackson, whose office is located at 166 Higbie Lane, West Islip has been awarded the Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to volunteering in the community. More...

Kelly P. Hall to wed Kevin P. Horan

Dr. and Mrs. William Hall of Sanford, North Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter Kelly Pauline to Kevin Peter Horan, of Hyattsville, Maryland. More...

Village resident honored at 40th Birthday celebration

On Saturday, July 23, Babylon Village resident Mark Westcott was honored on the occasion of his 40th birthday. About 80 close friends and relatives gathered at the home of Theresa Santmann for a "Caribbean Night Under The Stars. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

THEY CALL IT THE "AFTER GUARD" PARTY. Each year the Baylon Yacht Club throws an August party for the old guard of the club More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Babylon Town Shelter dogs are about to get a little luckier. Last Hope, Inc. Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation has helped many of our lingering dogs and cats. More...

Poster Pets

Summer More...

Obituaries

Richard McGill, former Biltmore Shores Civic President and WWII Vet

Richard McGill loved living in Massapequa and was involved in many of its clubs. At different times, he voluntarily served as the president of the Biltmore Shores Civic Association, the Biltmore Shores Beach Club and the St. More...

Johanna Johnson, 92, lifelong area resident

Johanna Johnson lived her entire life in Babylon and West Islip. Born on May 30, 1913, she lived at 102 Higbie Lane for 28 years until moving to Cottage Row in Babylon. For the last 16 years, she lived with her daughter in West Islip. More...

Patricia Wilkens, 70, West Islip resident

Patricia Wilkens, a 50-year West Islip resident, spent most of her life helping others as a volunteer and indulged her creative side by running a shop called "The Browsery" in Babylon. More...













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