November 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Really cleaning up with class

Shown in the photo is Thomas Cox, son of Michael and Stephanie Cox of Deer Park. Thomas and his second grade class did some clean up work in the garden at May Moore School in September. More...

Babylon PTA K-6 hosts spaghetti dinner

WELCOME BACK: On September 26 Babylon kindergarten to sixth PTA held a welcome back spaghetti dinner. Many families attended and had fun and dinner. Pictured is the Brunje family. More...

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Arts Council

When it comes to the arts there should be not secrets; it should be open for all to see or hear. For when one does experience the many different forms that art takes they will have their hearts and souls opened and a smile put on their face. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip's haunted house benefits Lionheart Fund

West Islip High School students Andrea Kendrick and Samantha Sforza re-created their very popular Haunted House Fund-Raiser again this year, with donations benefiting The Lionheart Fund. More...

NASA astronaut acknowledges residents for helping to make moon mission a success

During a visit to the Cradle of Aviation Museum, former NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon met with North Massapequa resident Ed Magnani, and other former Grumman employees to thank them for their work on the Lunar Module. More...

North Babylon HS students participate in National Anthem project

On September 14, students at North Babylon High School, Robert Moses Middle School and several elementary schools including Belmont and Parliament Place sang the National Anthem at the same time as students all over the United States. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, November 13
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Opinion

Editorial

Purchase and restoration of Old Town Hall is a testament to what people and government can do

The renovation of Old Town Hall, and its listing on the Historical Registry last week, is the culmination of a major effort that reflects the power of The People working hand in hand with their elected officials in a common cause. More...

Public Commentary

Town

Horrors! What an outrage! More...

Panthers maul Mustangs, 27-3, head to playoffs

The Babylon Panthers played their best game of the year and may just have played the best one in memory Saturday as they took the highly regarded Mount Sinai Mustangs 27-3 at Williams Field. More...

NBSD accounting error to be used to reduce tax bill for residents this year

The recent revelation by the North Babylon School District of a $2.8 million surplus in state aid will have no impact on current educational programs, but will provide minor relief to taxpayers of the district. More...

Town denies application for controversial Deer Park home

The Town of Babylon refused to issue a permit for an accessory apartment at 330 West 5th Street in Deer Park on October 19 on the grounds of non-compliance. More...

NYSPRA honors

W.I. Sup't and Publicist

West Islip School District has been recognized for outstanding achievement in educational journalism by the New York School Public Relations Association (NYSPRA). More...

Deer Park students rise to Rachel's Challenge

On October 19, Deer Park High School hosted a special presentation entitled Rachel More...

American Legion thanks

Babylon Post Office
for donating items

The American Legion Babylon Post #94 has an ongoing Post #94 Support Our Troops Drive which has been very successful. Thus far over $5000 has been donated as well as donated items. More...

 

People/Social

Christine Scott and Paul Pekurney

Mr. and Mrs. William Bagdanoff and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pekurney of West Islip, along with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Scott of Coram, announce the engagement of their children Christine Scott and Paul Pekurney. More...

Welcome Noreen Grace born on May 23rd

Jeffrey and Kathleen Healy of Mountainside, New Jersey, announce the birth of their daughter, Noreen Grace on May 23, 2005. Noreen weighed seven pounds, ten ounces and measured 20 and three quarters inches long. More...

Domenick Palmeri arrives

Domenick and Maureen Palmeri of West Islip announce the arrival of their first child, Domenick Jack, on July 20, 2005 at Southside Hospital, Bay Shore. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT LOOKS FABULOUS. More...

Dear Deer Park

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Obituaries

Jack Finnerty, former Islip Town Councilman and founder of S.C.P.D. by Tiffany Elliott

John "Jack" Finnerty showed his affinity for his Bay Shore community by joining many local clubs and serving on its Town Council. More...

Milton Bond, President of the Amityville Taxpayers Association

Milton Bond Jr. loved his North Amityville neighborhood and worked tirelessly to make it a better place. He was credited with helping to transform part of a drug infested area into a thriving commercial district. More...

John F. Devine III, of Bay Shore

John F. Devine III, of Bay Shore, died September 26, 2005. He was a proud and dedicated former iron worker. More...













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