December 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Gift of love under my tree

The best present I ever got for Christmas was a black lab puppy from Santa. We found it under our tree 12 years ago. Bow just passed away this summer, but she was the greatest dog ever. More...

Lindenhurst High School raises $4,500 for Katrina victims

Students, faculty, and staff at Lindenhurst High School recently raised $4,500 for victims of Hurricane Katrina through the establishment of a Katrina Relief Fund. More...

Old Town Hall is new again

The Town of Babylon organized, planned and worked to breathe new life into the aging Old Town Hall, and the efforts of many were evident at a ceremony last month that celebrated the placement of the building on the National Register of Historic place More...

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Schools/Sports

Middle School students put on musical theatre production of The King and I

West Hollow Middle School in the Half Hollow Hills School District recently put on its musical theatre production of The King and I by Rodgers and Hammerstein. More...

Village of Babylon

Village of Babylon office will be closed and there will be no garbage, rubbish or recycling pick-up on Monday, December 26, 2005, in observance of the Christmas holiday, and also on Monday, January 2, 2005, in observance of the New Year More...

Families of the Construction Trades honored at Long Island’s favorite Christmas Tree

Against the boughs of an 80 foot tall Christmas tree at Reckson Plaza, East Meadow, a Bay Shore family is honored by Reckson Associates Realty for their role in helping to build Long Island as they place mini hard hat ornaments on the tree. More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon Green Party to host book release celebration

On Wednesday, January 4, 2006, 7 p.m., the Babylon Green Party will host Professor Pat Falk to celebrate the release of her book It Happens As We Speak: A Feminist Poetics. More...

Vegas night on January 6th

The Disabled American Chapter 196 is sponsoring a Vegas night at the Knights of Columbus, 175 Park Ave., Babylon, January 6, 2006. The doors open at 7 p.m. More...

Opinion

Christmas and Chanukah are not secular holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah. More...

Have decorations taken over the holidays?

Dear Editor,

Is it me or have people gone too far? What is with all the blowup decorations "adorning" my neighbor More...

Tookie Williams was no role model for our children

"Tookie" Williams, murderer of four, spent 25 years on death row, (what a waste of taxpayer moneyj) and has now been put to a justly deserved death in California. More...

People in the News

State Senator Owen H. More...

Remembering Christmases past

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Old Babylon Town Hall is new again (Continued from page 3)

by several other proposals by private developers which all eventually fell through. The town then moved aggressively, acquiring the property from Higgins almost two years ago. More...

Babylon PTA holds annual PARP Bingo

In November, Babylon kindergarten through sixth grade P.T.A. held its annual PTA PARP Bingo. Children and parents played Bingo to win books. All the children went home with a book. More...

 

People/Social

It was Christmas at the Conklin House in Babylon Village

"People loving people are the luckiest people in the world" may be part of the lyrics to a song but it really describes the people streaming through the Conklin House on Babylon Village Open House Night to a tee. More...

Blood drive to be held

The Babylon Jr./Sr. School in conjunction with COMPASS will be hosting a blood drive on Wed., January 18, 2006 from 8:30 More...

Columnists - Free Access

Travelers Club news

The fourth meeting of the Travelers Club Centennial Years was held at the home of Nancy Calabreze. The members were pleased to welcome a new member, Kerrylyn Riddle, into their midst. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

(Corrected column from last week)

Your dog, yes, the one snoring on the couch right now, can be BEST IN SHOW, and he doesn More...

Library

This week at the library

Bay Shore/Brightwaters, 1 South Country Rd., Brightwaters
665-4350
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THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, December 23
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Obituaries

Laura Fenn-Spiteri, 46, Babylon Village resident

Laura Fenn-Spiteri, who lived in Babylon Village for 35 years, died November 2, 2005 after a battle with Aplastic Anemia, a rare blood disease similar to leukemia. She was 46 years. More...

John McHenry, 76 former resident of West Babylon

Former West Babylon resident John (Jake) McHenry died August 14, 2005 at the Indian River Hospital in Vero Beach, Florida. He was 76 years old. More...

Mary Cafaro, of Bay Shore

Mary Cafaro, of Bay Shore, died November 16, 2005. More...













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