February 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

North Babylon School District looks to revamp its out-of-school suspension program

The North Babylon School District is looking to revamp how it provides educational services to students who receive multiple day out-of-school suspension with a proposal that calls for the formation of a new suspension school. More...

S. C. Legislator honors No. Babylon Fire Company

Honoring their contribution to the North Babylon community, Suffolk County Legislator Lou D More...

Guilds of Good Samaritan announces raffle winners

The Guilds of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently announced the winners of its annual holiday 50/50 raffle. Raffles were sold in the hospital lobby and at the Guild holiday fair. Half of the proceeds benefited Good Samaritan More...

Town of Babylon congratulates essay contest winners

The Town of Babylon recently held an essay contest for all junior high students that attend school within the Town. The theme of the essay was Why Should We Honor Our Veterans. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

OUR SCHOOLS AT WORK

West Islip High School More...

Long Island Children's Museum adds fun to curriculum for DP students

A group of fifth graders from the John F. Kennedy Intermediate School in Deer Park learned two valuable lessons recently. The first More...

Lindenhurst HS DECA Club wins big at regional competition

Members of Lindenhurst High School More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT WAS A NIGHT TO REMEMBER for Josephine Rinaldo Smith as she celebrated her 75th birthday at a surprise party given for her by her son Rob Smith at La Bella Palermo on January 28. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Harrison Ford has made a lucrative film career portraying a caring dad turned dynamoas a CIA agent, doctor, the President, bank security expertprotecting his family and America from horrendous, outside threats. In his latest movie, More...

Obituaries

RoseMarie Downs, former Babylon School District employee

For 18 years, RoseMarie Downs was head cook at the Babylon Memorial Grade School. She lived on Edward Avenue in Babylon Village with her family for 41 years. More...

Charles J. Cowan Jr., decorated veteran and son of former Lindehurst Village mayor

In a very real way, Charles J. Cowan Jr. was his brother More...

Donald J. Manning, of North Babylon, former NBFD Chief

Donald J. Manning, of North Babylon, died January 6, 2006. More...

Babylon Turf Field Fund Committee moves forward with more aggressive fundraising plan

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State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently presented a check for $45,000 to Breast Cancer Help, Inc. More...

Lindenhurst Village votes to improve business district

The proposal to establish a business improvement district in the Village of Lindenhurst is close to becoming a reality. More...

S. C. Legislator speaks at West Islip Chamber More...

Babylon Community Scholarship Committee plans upcoming fashion show

This year the Babylon Community Scholarship fashion show will take place on May 2 at The Venetian Yacht Club, formerly John Anthony More...

 

People/Social

Jacqueline Brucia honored by Lions Club

The Babylon Lions were please to sponsor Jacqueline Brucia for the Knight of the Blind. This is awarded from the Lions Eye Bank of Long Island. This award was for her deep desire and action to help those in need. More...

Babylon Village mayor attends BBPW luncheon

On January 19 Mayor Ralph Scordino had lunch with the Babylon Business and Professional Women More...

South Shore Hattitude enjoys High Tea

The South Shore Hattitude Chapter of the Red Hat Society enjoyed High Tea at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum on December 14, 2005. More...

Library

This week at the library

Bay Shore/Brightwaters, 1 South Country Rd., Brightwaters 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...

Support our Troops Drive ongoing

The American Legion Babylon Post #94 has an ongoing Support Our Troops Drive to assist our service men and women in harm More...

Arthritis support group to meet

An arthritis support group tailored for the needs of senior citizens, sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, will meet Thursday, March 2, 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the West Islip Senior Citizen Center, 90 Higbie Ln. More...

Opinion

Our enemy believes different is deadly

We invite your letters, ideas, input and guest editorials. More...

Sago mine disaster bought back sad memories for former miner

Dear Editor: When I read about the Sago mine disaster it brought back memories of my experiences as a tunnel engineer in 1949 on the Montebello-Patapsco water tunnel. More...

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