January 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Accident in West Islip

Suffolk County Police Third Squad Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle accident, which claimed the life of a West Islip man. More...

Employee hurt as car crashes into bank in Lindenhurst; others sustain minor injuries

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Patrol Officers responded to a call regarding a two-car accident which resulted in one of the vehicles crashing into a Washington Mutual Bank in North Lindenhurst and injuring four people. More...

West Islip firefighter makes heroic rescue

An off-duty West Islip firefighter helped to rescue an elderly resident from a house fire at 330 Higbie Lane, West Islip January 5. Police gave this account: More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst high school’s new Susan Clyne Media Lab

One of the most exciting additions to Lindenhurst High School this year is bringing Lindenhurst students a bit closer to Hollywood life. With the addition of a new digital video lab at the high school, students in Carmine Carnevale More...

JQA Music Club in Deer Park puts on holiday musical

Second grade members of the JQA Music Club at the John Quincy Adams Primary School in Deer Park performed their winter show, More...

Lindenhurst High School participates in smash out heart disease fundraiser

For the fourth year in a row, students at Lindenhurst High School participated in the Smash Out Heart Disease fundraiser, collecting over $600 for the American Heart Association. More...

Obituaries

Patricia Davis, 64, resident of Babylon and North Babylon

A longtime Babylon area resident, Patricia Davis was a dedicated mother and wife. For ten years she was a popular waitress at IHOP (International House of Pancakes) at both the Babylon and Bay Shore locations. More...

Vincent Rossitto, professional West Babylon musician, 76

Longtime West Babylon resident Vincent Rossitto began his professional music career around age ten when he was picked with other children to play at the 1939 New York World More...

Robert T. Iudica, member and treasurer of N.Babylon Fire Dept.

Robert T. Iudica, of North Babylon, died December 13, 2005. More...

Babylon Village adopts new law regarding installation of cell towers

A new law, adopted by theBabylon V illage Board last week sets the criteria for the installation of telecommunications towers and takes the jurisdiction for approval of these towers from the zoning board of appeals and gives it to the Board of Truste More...

Family of Caitlin Ann Boyle establishes scholarship

The Boyle family in Babylon Village is setting up a More...

Long Islander author’s book on history of fire alarms

by Joseph McArdle Paul Roncallo, a former Massapequa resident and Massapequa Fire Department volunteer, has maintained an interest in fire service throughout his life, particularly the history of fire and More...

Local Suffolk County legislators take oath of office

Wayne Horsley was sworn in as the County Legislator for the 14th District on January 3 in Hauppague as the new Democratic Legislature took control, and he promised to continue pushing economic development for the people and businesses of his district More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Lions present Lion of the Year award More...

Former Babylonian continues to volunteer locally

Peter Becker of the Berkshire Nursing Center in West Babylon is shown with the Rev. Juanita Hilsenbeck, pastor of the Half Hollow Hills Church, Dix Hills. Rev. Juanita grew up in Babylon and has volunteered over 36 years at Berkshire. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

FORMER VILLAGE RESIDENT IS NAMED CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF NASD More...

Library

This week at the library

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

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON’S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: More...

Constantino Brumidi Lodge Vegas night on Jan. 20

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park is sponsoring a Vegas Night, Friday, January 20. The doors open at 7 p.m. Food and drinks will be available. For more information call 631-586-3928. More...

Long Island Sportsman to hold Vegas night Jan. 27

The Long Island Sportsman Association is sponsoring a Vegas night, Friday, January 27 at the Knights of Columbus, 175 Park Ave., Babylon. The doors open at 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For more information call 631-243-0474 up to 4 p.m. More...

Opinion

Some observations...

We tuned in to a program called Dog Whisperer last week and it More...

Allegations by plaintiff in Lindenhurst School District lawsuit are baseless

Dear Editor: This is in responding to a front page story that apeared in the Beacon December 29, 2005: Employee More...

New drug plan is not working

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