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NAFCo struggles to get fire house renovation project on schedule and complete

Construction on the North Amityville Fire Department headquarters is more than six months behind schedule, but officials from the department said they continue to work with the contractor, Eugene Racananelli Construction Company, in the hope of getti More...

Bishop tapped for Horsley's seat on Babylon Town Board

Former Suffolk County Leg. David Bishop (D-14th-Lindenhurst) was sworn in as Babylon Town Councilman, replacing Councilman Wayne Horsley who now holds Bishop More...

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Heard It On

The Grapevine

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL! Hope everyone had a great "holiday" season. We sure did with family coming from all over the place, and delicious meals with all of the trimmings. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

They say each of us has a soul mate. Hope is looking but she just hasn More...

Library

This week at the library

Bay Shore/Brightwaters, 1 South Country Rd., Brightwaters
665-4350
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Obituaries

Robert Wayne Rohde

Former Babylonian

Robert Wayne Rohde, of Holden Beach, North Carolina and formerly of Babylon, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at his home at Holden Beach, surrounded by his family and listening to his favorite big band music. He was 78 years old. More...

Walter Rund, 67 engineer and

Lindenhurst resident

Walter A. Rund, Jr., the founder of Long Island-based Rund Contracting, a waste disposal business, died of natural causes November 17, 2005. The Lindenhurst resident was 67 years old. More...

Opinion

Remember shower caps?

The beginning of a new year is always a time for not only looking forward but also looking back. News accounts this week helped us do that. More...

Long Island Offshore Wind Park proposal is attractive in many ways, says writer

The coral reefs are dying because of the rising temperature of the Atlantic Ocean. The polar ice caps are disappearing at record levels. More...

Mortality statistics of previous wars

I recall Chris Sheehan More...

West Islip School District audit shows major surplus

Following an in-depth audit, the West Islip School District showed an additional $2-million in its budget, most of which was the result of cost-savings measures throughout the fiscal year and unanticipated revenue sources, according to West Islip Sch More...

Fitness for life at Robert Frost Middle School

This year at Robert Frost Middle School in Deer Park, the physical education department is raising the bar on challenging their students to become more physically fit than ever before. More...

Fuschillo proposes new measures to get drunk drivers off NYS roads

In photo, Senator Fuschillo (second from right) is joined by Trooper Frank Bandiero of Troop L, Rita Elefantis, Marge Lee of DEDICATEDD and Denna Cohen of MADD Long Island. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Senator’s grant provides CAPS lessons to W. Islip students

New York State Legislative Grant from Senator Owen Johnson is providing CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Services) lessons to West Islip children titled "Steer Clear of Bullies. More...

Babylon Boy’s Varsity Soccer team cleans up at awards dinner

The Villa Lombardi catering hall More...

"Teen Read Week" challenges Lindenhurst Middle school students to read all they can

Lindenhurst Middle School recently celebrated Teen Read Week, challenging all students to read as much as they could within one week. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, January 7
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Math seminar at Candlewood Middle School

Seventh grade students at Half Hollow Hills' Candlewood Middle School have the opportunity to take a special math course titled, Math Seminar. The objective of the class is to get students to think about math and its applications in a different way. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center receives ACR accreditation

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center has been awarded a three-year accreditation in Radiation Oncology based on a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR). More...













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