December 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

BSD hosts financial aid seminar

The Babylon Junior-Senior High School PTSA and the counseling department invite all parents and students in grades 11 and 12 to attend a financial aid seminar to be held on January 11, 7 p.m. More...

Florida man charged in DWI accident that injures DP resident

Suffolk Police arrested a Florida man December 23, charging him with drunk driving following an automobile accident. Police gave this account: More...

WB Massage parlor raid

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section Officers executed a search warrant at a West Babylon massage parlor, which resulted in the arrest of three individuals. More...

Suffolk County Legislator Dave Bishop honored by Lindenhurst Village

Mayor Thomas Brennan and the Lindenhurst Village Board presented a plaque to County Legislator David Bishop in appreciation of his 12 years of service to the Lindenhurst community. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst students help those in need

In preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday, students across Lindenhurst School District collected food to help those in need. More...

Students at Robert Moses in North Babylon learn about Egyptian embalming techinques

Mrs. Nocella and Ms. Gusmerotti, sixth grade teachers at Robert Moses Middle School in North Babylon, planned an interdisciplinary unit that was inspired by ancient Egyptian mummifications. More...

West Islip students send Thanksgiving wishes

Seven boxes of clothing and toiletries, plus $400 in gift certificates to nationally-known supermarkets, were given recently to the Suffolk County Family Service League by students and staff of the Bellew Elementary School for Gulf Coast Hurricane su More...

Obituaries

Matthew P. Baldassano, of Babylon

Matthew P. Baldassano, of Babylon, L.I. passed away peacefully at home on December 12, 2005, in the care of Good Shepherd Hospice and surrounded by his family. More...

Rita Keane, 65, math teacher, of Brightwaters

Rita A. Keane, a teacher who taught mathematics at Holy Trinity High School and Molloy College, died December 1, 2005 after a long battle with cancer. She was 65 years old. More...

John Matthew, WWII Veteran & Babylon resident

John Matthew, a Babylon resident for 36 years, died on December 10, 2005. He was born October 1, 1910 to Matthew and Anastasia Christophiades. More...

Former Lindy employee sues district alleging illness due to a sick school

A former employee has lodged a lawsuit against the Lindenhurst School District alleging that she became seriously ill as a result of the build up of mold and mildew in the building in which she worked. More...

Inside this week

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W.I. girls tennis team wins title

The West Islip Girls Varsity Tennis Team ended one of it most successful seasons in the school district More...

Bells are still ringing at Bell's Garden Center

This New Year marks the second season that Ray Bell has not been at the helm of Bell More...

Walk against breast cancer

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Holiday Home Decorating Contest winners

The Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce and the Babylon Beacon sponsored the annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest again this year. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village resident

celebrates 80th birthday! More...

WB teacher named

Who

For the third consecutive year, Gerard J. Owenburg, teacher and advisor at the West Babylon High School, has been named to the prestigious Who More...

West Babylon residents celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

State Senator Owen H. 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, January 1
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Sneaker recycling program starts in Town of Islip

Keep Islip Clean(KIC) junior commissioners stand ready to begin the KeySpan sponsored Keep Islip Clean Sneaker Recycling Program. This activity will reduce the amount of waste in Islip More...

Lindenhurst resident named "most valuable

player" at Winthrop University Hosiptal

A reliable technical resource since he started a little over a year ago, Matt McInerney, network engineer in the management information systems department at Winthrop University Hospital, has been named "Most Valuable Player of the Month" f More...

Opinion

Editorial

Put public safety before politics

Genuine concerns raised to ensure civil rights with regard to the Patriot Act and the monitoring of e-mails and telephone calls here and abroad is admirable and part of our system of checks and balances in this country. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—by Kevin Eastwood

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Writer: Response to Veterans Day parade was very disappointing

I was born in the Village of Babylon and attended the Babylon Public School system from K to 12th grade. I was a member of the BHS marching band. We marched for all village occasions. I am still marching in the parades of the village. More...













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