October 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Sen. Johnson congratulates Coach Gargiulo of Babylon

Coach Tom Gargiulo, of Babylon, is congratulated by Senator Owen Johnson for his 200th high school basketball win. Gargiulo was New York State Co-Coach of the Year this year. More...

Arrest made in hate crime in Bay Shore

Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Detectives, in conjunction with Third Precinct Patrol Officers, have arrested and charged a 16-year-old male, Joshua Rivers, of 123 South Clinton Ave., Bay Shore, for menacing 2nd as a hate crime. More...

Babylon Soccer Club holds Katrina fundraiser

On Sunday, September 25, the Babylon Soccer Club held a raffle at the Babylon Grade School to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Soccer Club raised $1,400 and will send the proceeds to the American Red Cross Foundation. More...

Lindenhurst School introduces new initiatives

For the 2005-2006 school year, the Lindenhurst School District is introducing several new educational initiatives, geared toward helping students become better, well-rounded learners and preparing them for various assessments throughout the year. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

THE RAINS CAME, and came and came some more until finally the sun came out on Saturday. Talked with our intrepid Mayor Ralph Scordino, who, of course worked overtime checking up on Village roads, etc. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Movie aficionados, why go all the way to Cannes when you can go to the Canines? The International Dog Film Festival (IDFF) is coming to the city next month. More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon students host graduate back from Iraq

Nick Nulty, a member of the Babylon Class of 2003, recently returned to his high school to visit government and economics students. More...

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, October 22
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Charity softball game for Christa House held

The seventh annual charity softball game for Christa House of West Babylon was held at Amityville Beach, October 1. Shown are Jimmy Smith of the Babylon Lions; co-chairman Coach Tom Gargiulo; Msg. More...

LIPA wind park meeting draws large crowds

Approximately 800 people attended an informational meeting on a LIPA proposal to purchase wind energy from Florida Power and Light (FPL), which is looking to build and maintain 40, 182-foot wind turbines in ocean waters off of Jones Beach. More...

Babylon Football: Panthers smother Port Jeff, 46-8

The Babylon Panthers dominated the Port Jefferson Royals Monday afternoon at Williams Field. Babylon rolled to a 46-8 victory and increased its record to 4-1. More...

Court battle between 16th LD candidates

Frank Gargano and Steve Stern wages on

A second lawsuit by Steve Stern, the Democratic candidate in the 16th Legislative District, against his opponent Frank Gargano, has been dismissed, this time on the basis that the charges of voter fraud were not substantiated. More...

West Islip varsity lacrosse wins Suffolk County Championship

The West Islip High School boys varsity lacrosse team won the Suffolk County Championship and the Long Island Championship for 2004 and 2005. More...

Lindenhurst man arrested for indecent material

On Monday, October 10, 2005, Richard W. Klass, age 48, of 291 North 6th Street, Lindenhurst was arrested and charged with one count of Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor 1st Degree. More...

Shopkeeper charged in illegal tobacco sales operation

As part of an ongoing investigation, the Suffolk County Police Department First Precinct Crime section has conducted a sting operation to encourage local shopkeepers to comply with out-of-package tobacco product sales laws. More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst resident named corporate director

Coleen McAleavey of Lindenhurst has been named Corporate Director of Wellness and Regulatory Affairs by Sterling Glen Senior Living, the operator of luxury senior living residences located in the metro New York region, Connecticut and Philadelphia. More...

Devon Marie Curry to wed Daniel Joseph Cooney

Mr. and Mrs. Girard M. Curry Jr. of Deer Park announce the engagement of their daughter Devon Marie to Daniel Joseph Cooney, the son of Regina Cooney and the late Edward Cooney of Pomona, New York. More...

Babylon Village children hold fundraiser

Babylon Village children recently sold candy bars at the Argyle Fair to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina. They bought candy bars and created special labels which they wrapped them with. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Dolny, Bay Shore resident

A longtime professional carpenter in the Fire Island area, Joseph Dolny lived in the Bay Shore community his entire life. More...

Perry Anastos, Babylon French and English teacher

Although he never lived on Long Island, Perciles "Perry" Anastos will be remembered in the Babylon area for the more than 30 years he taught in the Babylon School District. More...

Opinion

Thanks for the flowers

As we move to the first brisk days of autumn, we could not let the time go by without saying how beautifully kept the summer flowers were in the business district in Babylon Village, Lindenhurst Village, Amityville Village, and along many major thoro More...

What about Bulks?

And speaking of care, it seems to us that the old Bulk property could use a little TLC. What More...

Glad you’re there

A shout out to all of our firefighters, rescue personnel and other emergency workers who were out in the thick of it during the recent 9-day rain storm. More...













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