November 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon football: County Champs Panthers come back, nip Mariners 17-14 in overtime

Babylon's #1, Jake Casciola, leaps over the pie for a key touchdown in theplayoff opener against Mount Sinai. Babylon won that game, 28-14. Photo by Garrett Meade More...

Showing their

West Babylon
pride at
homecomign
celebration

Two students at West Babylon Senior High School know how to show their West Babylon Pride! At the school's recent Homecoming celebration, Joe Kuefner, who is the school's Eagle mascot, went all out to get the crowd cheering. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

SHE REALLY KNOWS HOW TO RUN AN AUCTION. Anita North has been collecting treasures from her estate sales, etc. for months. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Usually dogs do not count their blessings at Thanksgiving. Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation has a pup, paralyzed when hit by a car, who is the exception. 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, November 25
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Teen theatre awards town of Babylon High School

The Babylon Citizens Council on The Arts (BaCCA) is presenting the Teen Theatre Awards for the 2005-2006 school year. More...

Keep Islip Clean volunteers pitch-in with International Coastal Cleanup

Several Keep Islip Clean (KIC) sponsored groups recently participated in the American Littoral Society/Ocean Conservancy Annual International Coastal Cleanup. More...

Opinion

Give rain a chance

The sound of rain beating against my bedroom window Monday night brought two conflicting sentiments. More...

Village response to Nor’easter was wonderful

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Fire volunteers were there

The Babylon Village Fire Department has done a fantastic job in helping the residents get through the high water issues and oil burner problems. More...

Coins for Katrina

Students at Santapogue Elementary School in West Babylon have been doing all that they can for the victims of hurricane Katrina. In one coin drive, students raised a grand total of over $2,000 to be donated to the American Red Cross. More...

The Suffolk County Library Association (SCLA) presented West Islip resident Carolyn Agenjo with the 2005 Excellence in Library Service Award (ELSA). More...

Pumpkin Patch Day at Forest Avenue Elementary

Forest Avenue Elementary School recently held its annual Pumpkin Patch Day. Kindergarten students began the day with a feast of autumn-inspired foods, including apples, pumpkin pie and apple cider. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Star Wars Characters

Visit Oquenock School

Each year on Halloween, West Islip residents flock to the Oquenock Elementary School to observe the annual parade around the front of the building as staff members dress in a common theme and accompany their students dressed in holiday garb. More...

Local students join

El Salvador mission project

Local students traveled to El Salvador with Our Lady of Lourdes Church through CFCA, to participate in a Mission Awareness Project. The participants visited local cities and villages to learn about El Salvadorian culture and traditions. More...

West Babylon students link up to enhance learning

Through a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), seventh and eighth grade students at West Babylon Junior High School were granted access to the cameras on the International Space Station. More...

Obituaries

Brenda Duff, Copiague librarian

For more than a dozen years, Brenda Duff worked as a librarian for the Copiague Public Library. After her retirement, she returned to her beloved career and worked there until her death on September 29, 2005. More...

John Nash, Babylon educator and WWII Veteran

Longtime Babylon resident John Nash worked as a teacher in the Babylon School District for 29 years. He was a math teacher in Babylon More...

Evelyn Nicholas, former Babylon resident

Evelyn "Lynne" Nicholas, a longtime Babylon resident, died August 26, 2005 after a battle against ovarian cancer. She was 80 years old. More...













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