September 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Bellone's opponent, James McDonaugh takes issue with Town's newsletter

James A. McDonaugh, the Republican candidate for Babylon Town Supervisor, has 21 photographs of his opponent Democrat incumbent Town Supervisor Steve Bellone, on his desk. More...

Babylon resident brings 9/11 Memorial honoring rescue dogs to State University at Farmingdale

For a long time, Theresa M. More...

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Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Weekly report on the

Get To Know Your Local Ducks: More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets...

"Can a Dachshund eat this?" The scene: Gulfport, Mississippi- Katrina More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Paris More...

Obituaries

Christina Wolf, of Brentwood

Christina Wolf, of Brentwood, died July 19, 2005. She was 88 years old. More...

Helen Taylor, co-founder of Rogers & Taylor Real Estate Appraisers

Helen Taylor, a resident of West Islip and co-founder of a successful Bay Shore real estate appraisal company, died August 17, 2005. She was 78 years old. More...

William R. Chartrand, of West Islip

William R. Chartrand, of West Islip, died July 19, 2005. More...

Beneath brilliant blue skies,

Babylon unveils its
9/11 Memorial
by Carolyn James

Beneath bright blue skies that were reminiscent of the morning of September 11, 2001, approximately 500 people gathered at Overlook Beach for the unveiling of the Babylon Town 9/11 Memorial dedicated to the lives of 48 people from Babylon who lost th More...

Babylon Football

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Country Fair this Sunday

Emcee Wayne Horsley will open the Babylon Beautifiction Society Fair noon, Sunday, September 18 (rain date, Sept. 25), at the Argyle Boat Basin, Montauk Highway, Babylon Village. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon resident celebrates 100th birthday

Lillian Pine, a longtime resident of the Town of Babylon, celebrated her 100th birthday recently. Ms. Pine, a regular at the Spangle Drive Senior Center, decided to enjoy her special day among friends there. More...

Girl Scouts hold Gold Award Ceremony

The Girl Scouts of Suffolk County held a Gold Award Ceremony for the following Senior Girl Scouts of service Unit #7: Joanna DeMartino, Elizabeth DePrima and Alyson Murray. More...

Funds secured for train station improvements

Assemblyman Robert K. Sweeney, Chairman of the Assembly Local Governments Committee and State Senator Owen H. Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee met at the Lindenhurst train station to announce that they have secured over $3. More...

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 16
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South Oaks Hospital receives two grants from New York State

Governor George E. Pataki and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) awarded South Oaks Hospital two grants related to the prevention and treatment of compulsive gambling. More...

Singles group (ages 30 to 55) to meet

Singles ages 30 to 55 are invited to attend a social and discussion group get-together at Sinai Reform Temple Saturday, September 17, 7 to 9 p.m. Julie Geller will be leading a discussion on dating and relationships. More...

Opinion

Four years later, the pain—and the anger—remains

The readings and the message in many churches on Sunday, September 11, 2005 were about forgiveness, but it was difficult to forgive on that bright, beautiful morning, which was so reminiscent of the bright beautiful morning that dawned on September 1 More...

Another Bad Court Decision Against Scouting;

Legion Leader Condemns, Pledges Fight

In July, The leader of the nation More...

Writer takes exception with grammatical error

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