October 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Panthers beat Warriors

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Former Huntington School Board member Dennis Garetano squares off against local attorney Louis D'Amaro in 17th LD

Republican Dennis Garetano said the choice is clear and that he should be elected for what he More...

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Heard It On The Grapevine

The Most Generous Village: When the grassroots organization Long Island Oceans, comprised of ovarian cancer survivors, held their first annual "Wave of Hope" gala, they solicited many local businesses for donations. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

A Halloween twist: Did Edgar Allan Poe die of rabies? The master of the macabre More...

Poster pets of the week

Dogdevil Happy 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, October 28
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Local resident chosen as finalist in NYS Senior Idol 2005

Edna Kaufman, of Babylon, was chosen as a finalist for the title of New York State Senior Idol 2005. More...

N. Babylon shipmate returns from overseas duty

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

Opinion

Endorsements: We support change in term of office for Town Supervisor and Clerk

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Public Commentary

LIPA Wind Park Proposal would be more productive if built out East

On September 21, I attended a LIPA presentation at Amity Harbor civic Association about the proposed wind park in the ocean close to population centers, such as Massapequa, Amityville, Copiague, Lindenhurst, Babylon, Islip, all in the varying di More...

LIPA Wind Park proposal is not cost effective

I went to the meeting on Oct. 11 at Amityville High School having read the documents L.I.P.A. sent Mayor Peter Imbert. After hearing Mr. Kessel speak, I am now very much against this project. More...

Referendum on ballot next month for 4-year terms for Babylon Town Supervisor and Clerk

Other propositions ask for $2.9B for the MTA and a change to NYS budget process

The term of office for Babylon Town Supervisor and Babylon Town Clerk would go from two to four years if Proposition Three on the ballot Novmber 8 is approved, while Propositions One and Two deal with statewide issues. More...

Cross endorsements make campaigning complicated for Lindsay Henry

Lindsay Henry must be experiencing a little bit of the tension that couples feel the first year they get married and have to decide which side of the family to spend Thanksgiving with. More...

Wall Street "bullish" on Babylon's finances

After more than three years of weathering criticism and depressed bond ratings, the Town of Babylon has emerged with major increases by the two major rating services last week, Moody More...

Fatal MVA in Lindenhurst

The Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 63-year-old Lindenhurst woman who was walking in the intersection. More...

 

People/Social

Christ Episcopal Church holds harvest fair

Christ Episcopal Church in Babylon More...

West Islip Board of Education honors former trustee

October is the annual Board Recognition Month in New York State, a time in which appreciation is expressed to school trustees for the hard work they voluntarily provide to the children of the community. More...

Sumpwams Garden Club

A special presentation was made to a special person at a recent Sumpwams Garden Club meeting. The story of Doris Bader More...

Obituaries

Barbara Thorn, 82, former West Babylon Teacher

Longtime Amityville resident, Barbara Thorn, loved children. She was a third grade teacher at the West Babylon elementary schools until her retirement in 1977. More...

Robert Roberts: Chemist, Korean War Veteran

Robert Roberts, born and raised in the Village of Babylon, owned the Washington Street home that Mayor Ralph Scordino now lives in. More...

Richard Valentine Sr.,

of Lindenhurst

Richard Valentine Sr., of Lindenhurst, died September 14, 2005. More...













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