September 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Assemblyman Thomas Barraga running for Suffolk County Legislature; squares off against George Hafele in 11th District

Assemblyman Thomas F. Barraga (R, C, I, WF-West Islip) has the distinction of being both a politician and a marine. More...

ALA Juniors install new officers

Pictured are the Suffolk County American Legion Auxiliary Junior Group newly installed officers for 2005-2006: Left to right, front row, are Junior member Katrine Cafisa and Junior secretary Sara O More...

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Schools/Sports

Daniel Street Elementary ranks fourth on LI for donations toward heart disease

Daniel Street Elementary School in the Lindenhurst School District placed fourth in donations throughout all of Long Island for the money raised toward heart disease for the 2004-05 school year. More...

First Day of School at May Moore

Elementary School in Deer Park

Shown in the photo are kindergartners, first and second graders at the May Moore School in Deer Park on their first day of school. More...

Lindenhurst football walks to benefit Hurricane Katrina victims

On Sunday, September 11, 120 Lindenhurst freshmen, junior varsity, and varsity football players held a walk on the track of the Lindenhurst Middle School to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. 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,October 1
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Volunteers sought for BJSHS site-based teams

Babylon Junior-Senior High School is seeking a volunteer to serve on its Shared Decision Making Site-Based Team. More...

Babylon Lions Club installs news officers

The Babylon Lions recently installed four new members: Lion Ralph Somma, sponsored by Harvey Kolin; Lion Ken Munson, sponsored by Ed McCarthy and Lions Scott Leslie and Lion Tom Guido sponsored by Tom Clarry. More...

Opinion

A call for some caution when using cell phones

We all know it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle and, at the same time, hold a conversation on a hand-held cell phone. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—by Kevin Eastwood

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ACLU works to protect Constitutional rights

The "article" written by Thomas Cadmus that appeared in the Public Commentary section of the Beacon of September 15 is disingenuous in the extreme. More...

Opponents of County proposal for BSD turf fields ask why similar Pepsi plan went flat

At least one former Babylon School Board member who opposes the district More...

Babylon Football:Mariners edge Panthers, 23-21

The Babylon Panthers suffered their first defeat of the season as they fell 23-21, to the strong Southampton Mariners in a slugfest at Williams Field. More...

PAWS to host first dinner honoring community's best

The executive committee for Partners Advancing West Islip Students (PAWS) has announced that the education foundation will hold its first annual black tie (optional) dinner dance honoring two of this community More...

Babylon 11-year olds win blue ribbon

The Babylon 11-year-old baseball team won the first place blue ribbon award in the District 34 Invitational Tournament. More...

Suffolk ALA holds meeting, recognizes units for making membership goals, awards scholarships

Suffolk County American Legion Auxiliary meets once per month at the Amvets Post 18, West Islip. There are 30 units in Suffolk County. American Legion Auxiliary is the largest patriotic woman More...

 

People/Social

North Babylon resident completes MSO with fellow shipmates

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher G. More...

Summer camp experience great learning for North Babylon students

Eight North Babylon students took part in a four-week camp at Brookhaven National Laboratory during the month of August. The Minority High School Apprenticeship Program offered students research apprenticeships. More...

Scholars in the News

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Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

SUMMER VISITORS. Lisa and Scott Hall are back in their Homossas, Florida home after a fun visit with Scott More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

As Mother Nature continues to test us, kind people keep rising to the challenge; still compassionate folks dependent on an animal livelihood can More...

Poster Pets of the Week

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Obituaries

Walter Gering, Babylon Village worker - member West Babylon FD Co. #1

Walter Gering was more well-known in the Babylon Village than in his own neighborhood, said his family. That More...

Muriel Silver, 90, West Islip resident

Thirteen-year West Islip resident Muriel Silver died August 31, 2005. She was 90 years old. More...

Edward M. Walsh Sr., of East Islip

Edward M. Walsh Sr., of East Islip, died July 31, 2005. More...













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