January 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon schools honor Beatrice White Smith

Beatrice White Smith, who recently turned 103-yearsyoung and wanted to be part of the Babylon School District%27s Bicentennial of Education in Babylon Village (1805-2005), celebrated her birthday at the Babylon Elementary School recently. More...

Long Island two-day Breast Cancer Walk to hold meeting, Thursday, February 2

An information meeting hosted by local breast cancer coalitions will be held Thursday, February 2, 7 p.m. at Babylon Village Hall to discuss the Long Island two-day Breast Cancer Walk which will take place June 3 and 4. More...

West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition makes donation to Cold Spring Harbor labs for breast cancer research

Recently, members of the Board of Directors of the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition for LI, Inc. (WIBCC) visited Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories (CSHL) to present a $10,000 donation to ROMA research at the Lab. More...

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Heard It On The Grapevine

THE STATE OF THE VILLAGE IS A+. Each year in January, the President report to the Congress and the Nation on the state of the country; the Governor reports on the state, the County Executive reports on the County, etc. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

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Pets of the Week

Farfel was just supposed to drag out the word More...

Obituaries

James Collins, 56, active in the church and an avid sportsman

James More...

Geneva Moore, former Babylon resident

Longtime Babylon resident Geneva A. Moore died peacefully at her home in South Carolina on December 24, 2005. More...

Madeline H. Dyer, of North Babylon, beloved wife, mother and grandmother

Madeline H. Dyer, of North Babylon, died December 4, 2005. More...

Babylon Village planners continue to review Meade Avenue proposal

Babylon Village planners met again last week to review and discuss a proposal to build three new homes in a cul-de-sac on Meade Avenue, saying that the project will continue to undergo in-depth review before the Planning Board makes a final decision. More...

TOB officials set salaries, make appointments

At its first meeting of the New Year, Babylon Town officials appointed members of is numerous boards and committees, set salaries, and authorized raises for its elected officials. More...

South Shore Marines Detachment celebrates 50th anniversary

The South Shore Marine Detachment held a party celebrating the U.S. Marine birthday in November, and also recognized the 50th anniversary of the detachment. More...

West Islip PTA Reflections Competition winners announced

Students in the Udall Road Middle School in West Islip who were selected as winners in the PTA-Reflections Competition were recently presented with gift certificates to Barnes and Noble Book Stores. More...

Babylon Grade School holds annual holiday food drive

Babylon Memorial Grade School held its annual Holiday Food Drive under the direction of teachers Rita Bartenback and Francesca Johnson. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst students spread holiday cheer to local senior citizens

For the third year in a row, students at Lindenhurst More...

West Islip DECA students win big

Twenty-seven West Islip High School students in DECA (Distributive Education Club of America) participated in the Suffolk County Regional Competition held recently at Suffolk Community College, joining over 1,600 other students from around the county More...

Lindenhurst Student Council host senior citizens' luncheon

In the spirit of doing something good for the community, members of the Lindenhurst High School More...

Library

Thiis week att tthe lliibrrarry

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...

United Methodist Church art auction to be held February 10

On Friday evening February 10th the United Methodist Church of Babylon at 21 James Street off Deer Park Avenue will be holding an art auction and sale featuring art in all media and price ranges by well known artists. More...

Ladies Auxiliary Valentine’s Day dance to be held February 11

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Constantino Brumidi Lodge #2211, located at 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Valentine More...

Opinion

WB School Board should make public participation easier

In the West Babylon School district, the school board provides time for the public to speak during every one of its regular business meetings, recognizing, no doubt, the importance of this kind of input. More...

Babylon School Board should establish turf field committee

The Beacon invites readers to present their views, ideas and issues. Please submit letters to the editor to us at PO Box 670, Babylon, NY 11702. Letters should be signed and include a daytime telephone number for verification purposes only. More...

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