February 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst School District's project SAIL has helped students achieve success

In order to help all students succeed, the Lindenhurst School District has implemented several new programs over the past few years to help build upon and enforce skills students are learning in the classroom. More...

The Home Good Schools

This is a special Lindenhurst School edition of the Beacon, which highlights the achievements of local schools. More...

No. Lindenhurst man charged with stalking 13-year old boy

Officers from the Suffolk County Police Department Third Precinct Crime Section have arrested a 55 yearold, self-employed music teacher for stalking a 13 yearold boy. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst students honored with Town of Babylon "citizenship awards"

T h i r t y s i x students within the Lindenhurst School District were honored for their service to the community by the Town of Babylon and were presented with Citizenship Awards for their dedication and service to the community. More...

Students at South Bay Elementary in West Babylon recently purchased books on their wish list

Students at South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon recently had the opportunity to purchase some books on their wish list. The South Bay Parent Teacher Association sponsored a Scholastic Book Fair for the students, which offered a vast array More...

Visiting author teaches children transfer of ideas in West Islip district

Children 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...

Long Island Dahlia Society to hold class Thursday, Feb. 16

The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold a special beginner More...

Black History Program to be held, February 12

The Mid-Island Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women More...

Opinion

Help your school board serve you better

Every school district on Long Island is in the initial stages of putting together their annual school budgets. That means that the decisions that will affect you, your children and your tax dollar next year are being made now. More...

Our Schools: A special Beacon edition

Long Island taxpayers take great pride in their schools and make tremendous sacrifices to ensure that their children have what they need to become successful adults, ready to compete in a world of global challenges. More...

Lindenhurst Schools: maintaining excellence

Dear Community Member: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Babylon Beacon for featuring the Lindenhurst School District in this issue and for highlighting some of the great programs we have in place. More...

Phase Two of West Babylon School District's construction project nears completion

Despite a setback of several months, phase two of the West Babylon capital project is on target said West Babylon school district officials. More...

North Babylon School superintendent in or out?

by Greg Sleter

Residents of the North Babylon School District were out in force at the January 26 meeting of the Board of Education, seeking answers to speculation that new school Superintendent Dr. Randy Bos has been asked by the board to resign. More...

Parenting for Prevention held

The West Islip Council of PTAs and Astoria Federal Savings Bank recently joined forces to provide More...

West Babylon community loses bright star

Veronica Villa was only 12 years old, but in many ways she was the little woman in her family. More...

 

People/Social

Bay Shore resident lands third national commercial

Justin Curtiss of Bay Shore has just landed his third national commercial. His new ad for Virgin Mobile can be seen on the big screen in Times Square. He has done projects with Andy Fields and David Ducovney. More...

Allll Arroound Baabyylloon Viillllaaggee .. .. .. Senator Johnson secures funds to help restore BoydÕs Pond

State Senator Owen H. More...

Lauren Quinzi and Brandon Wilson married September 24

Lauren Quinzi and Brandon Wilson married on September 24, 2005 at Grace Presbyterian Church in Fort Mill, South Carolina followed by a reception at the Double Tree Guest Suites in Southpark. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

OUR NEW COUNTY LEGISLATOR WAYNE HORSLEY is already working hard for his district. He has secured funds to reimburse the Village of Lindenhurst for property they purchased for a Shore Road Park. More...

Library

Thiis week att tthe lliibrrarry

Babylon, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 Young Boaters Course: Signups underway for Saturday program that runs March 4, 11, 18 and 25. Free to age 10-18 who wish to pass NYS Boaters Certification Course permit. Adults (19+) pay $10 pp. More...

Obituaries

Geneva Moore, former Babylon resident

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

Clement McNaney, formerly of Babylon Bay Shore area

A graduate from Bay Shores schools, Clement McNaney was a volunteer firefighter who worked for the New York Phone Company. He lived on Wyandanch Avenue in Babylon Village for 31 years before moving to Wellington, Colorado in 1971. More...

Catherine Chalich, former West Islip resident

A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Catherine More...













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