December 8, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Two run for two DP Fire Board seats

Two men are running for two seats on the Deer Park Board of Fire Commissioners and voters will head to the polls December 13. More...

Babylon residents oppose proposed subdivision at Village meeting

Residents living on and near Meade Avenue and Mayhew Avenue in Babylon voiced their opposition to a proposed subdivision in that area at a public meeting of the Village of Babylon Planning Board held Thursday, November 10, 2005. More...

West Islip girls varsity tennis team wins team championship

The West Islip girls varsity tennis team ended one of its most successful seasons in the school More...

Local Long Island families bring holiday cheer to support worthy cause

The holidays are known for being a time when generosity and thoughtfulness are abound and this year is no different! The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society More...

Christian World volunteers Thanksgiving morning

Over 100 volunteers gathered at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills on Thanksgiving morning to package hot turkeys, ham, stuffing and more for needy families across Long Island. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets...

Tips from the BEACON Beauty Queen

Note: The opinions expressed this week may (or may not) be those of your friendly pet columnist. My Afghan hound (aka "The BEACON Beauty Queen") thinks she is the authority on canine couture and grooming. More...

Pet of the Week

Pig Pen 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, December 9
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Helping Hands in West Islip new/like new toy drive  

The Helping Hands announced its toy drive will be held on December 7, 3 to 5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, located at 340 Union Blvd., West Islip. Everyone is welcome to help. Please bring your own scissors and tape! . More...

Support for victims of dating/domestic violence

The Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers a comprehensive program of shelter and non-residential supportive services for victims of dating and domestic violence. More...

Two vie for one seat on the West Babylon Board of Fire Commissioners

Two longtime West Babylon firefighters are in a heated race for a seat on the Board of Commissioners currently held by James Donlen who is not seeking reelection. More...

Is your house all dressed up

for the holidays? More...

People in the News

State Senator Owen H. More...

WISD to increase fees for Adult Education classes

The West Islip School Board set a policy at its last school board meeting, requiring that all of its adult education courses become financially self sustaining. More...

Babylon Seahawks beat Panthers for LI Championship

Along the Southern State Parkway, a number of vehicles could be observed bearing a show of team support in orange and black on their rear windows for the Babylon Panthers. More...

Hearing in Babylon Village Tuesday, Dec. 13th

on proposed telecommunication tower law

The Babylon Village Board of Trustees will be holding a public hearing Tuesday, December 13 outlining a proposed law that will, if approved, set into place some rules and regulations for the installation of telecommunications towers within the V More...

Challenged lodged for Commissioner's seat in West Islip Fire District

Incumbent West Islip Fire Commissioner Jeffrey Kempf is facing opposition from firefighter Steven Faisst, in an election scheduled for Tuesday, December 13. More...

 

People/Social

Sumpwams Garden Club luncheon held on Nov. 2nd

A Poem Without Words was the theme of the November 2 luncheon of the Sumpwams Garden Club. The celebration marked the 49th annual luncheon and boutique of the club. More...

Schools/Sports

West Babylon school librarians attend national conference

In June, West Babylon School librarians attended the Coretta Scott King Award Breakfast in Chicago where noted authors received recognition for text and illustrations. More...

Babylon High School senior signs on lacrosse scholarship

Babylon High School senior Andrew Sutherland has signed a Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at the University of Vermont. He has received a lacrosse scholarship worth $30,000 over four years. More...

Babylon High School’s

Suffolk Zone winners

Christine Goodbody and Griffin Chocheles have been named Suffolk Zone winners, as determined by the Suffolk Zone of the NYS Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation. More...

Obituaries

Ethel Burns, 95 of Babylon Village

Ethel Florence Burns, who lived in Babylon Village with her family for the last six years, died November 15, 2005. She was 95 years old. More...

Frank Kraft, 79, lifelong Copiague resident

Professional bricklayer Frank Adam Kraft lived for 59 years in the home he built on Waldo Street in Copiague. He died unexpectedly October 23, 2005. He was 79 years old. More...

Carol Travlee, 87, former Copiague resdident, American Legion member

Carol Travlee will be remembered by her family as a very social woman who loved to entertain and spend time with her family. She lived on Bedford Street in Copiague for more than 20 years before moving to Valrico, Florida then St. More...













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