February 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Pets, Pets, Pets...

A few behind the scene snippets from Westminster More...

¥ Pets of the Week ¥

Estelle, the Dobie mix More...

Library

Thiis week att tthe lliibrrarry

Babylon, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 SAT Preparation workshop: Signups underway. Classes on Wednesday, March 22, 29, April 5, 26 and May 3, 7-9 p.m. $60 pp payable to Greg Walsh. 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...

Third graders join Rep. Israel to bring Valentines to Veterans

Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington), the only NewYork Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, brought 3rd grade students to the Northport VA to give homemade valentines to veterans. The trip is part of the annual More...

CM Performing Arts Center Broadway musical ÒNineÓ

The Broadway musical Nine will be performed March 3 through 19 at the CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale. More...

Sen. Johnson secures grant to support breast cancer programs

NYS Senator Owen Johnson secured a $45,000 grant to support programs at Breast Cancer Help More...

WB School Board works to

West Babylon School officials discussed the fourth draft of a proposed new spending plan for the 200607 school year in an on going process to come up with a More...

 

Schools/Sports

Illustrator inspires Brentwood students

Students in Brentwood School District were recently inspired to embrace their passions with a visit from illustrator, Colin Bootman. Bootman was born in Trinidad and moved to the United States as a young boy. More...

Half Hollow Hills School District honors five Intel-Science talent search semifinalists

The Half Hollow Hills School District Board of Education recently honored their five Intel Science Talent Search semifinalists. More...

Chestnut Hill Elementary in Half Hollow Hills goes around the world in 60 minutes

Presenter Michael Harrold recently visited third graders at Chestnut Hill Elementary School in the Half Hollow Hills School District. More...

Opinion

LetÕs hold tour companies who deal with children accountable

News accounts about a trip that students from Half Hollow Hills High School arranged for themselves and that included drinking, drug use and other illegal behavior as it got underway is not the first of such trips that have made the news. More...

LIPAÕs windmill proposal is going to cost ratepayers dearly

Dear Editor: When I initially heard about the proposal by LIPA to use windmills as an alternative fuel source, I kept an open mind on the topic & was in favor of the possibility of clean energy from a seemingly innocuous source. More...

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