March 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

West Islip High School student becomes National Merit Scholarship Finalist

West Islip High School high achiever Heather O More...

West Babylon students hold surprise celebration for soldier

After returning from a tour in Iraq, Sgt. Maverick Sciarrino was greeted by West Babylon More...

LI Ducks’ QuackerJack brings Valentine cheer to Good Samaritan pediatric patients

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North Babylon teacher receives mini-grant award

Michelle Davis, at Parliament Place Elementary School in the North Babylon UnionFree School District, was recently named the MiniGrant Award recipient from OWL Teacher Center. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Reading is fundamental at Pine Park Elementary School

Students at Pine Park Elementary School in the Brentwood School District recently received books as part of he Reading is Fundamental book give away. More...

St. William the Abbot students excel in writing

Students at St. William the Abbot School in Seaford are celebrating their success in creative writing! Over thirty 7th grade student essays and eighteen 8th grade student poems have been selected for publication in More...

Babylon High School student named National Merit Scholarship finalist

Babylon High School senior Christine Goodbody, has been named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Library

This week at the library Babylon, 24 South Carll Ave. 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...

Father Jim of St. John the Baptist to be honored More...

Travelers Club news

The February 6 meeting of the Babylon Travelers Club was held at the home of Mrs. Robert Newton. The first paper was given by Ms. Betsy Davison on Long Island lighthouses. It was an armchair tour of Long Island and its various lighthouses. More...

Zoning Board hangs tough on Village stance on garages

A recent meeting of the Babylon Village Zoning Board of Appeals afforded the board the opportunity to reinforce the Village More...

West Babylon Schools propose Junior High school 9-period day

West Babylon School officials held a presentation on a proposal to bring a 9-period day to the Junior High School. More...

Woman charged in DWI following police chase

The Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives and the First Precinct are investigating a motor vehicle pursuit of a 48-yearold North Massapequa woman that extended into Nassau County and resulted in the injury of two police officers when she inten More...

Islip resident named OLC manager of community relations

Our Lady of Consolation has announced that Gina Irwin is the new manager of community relations. More...

No. Babylon student receives perfect score on Math SAT

North Babylon High School student Aysha Khanreceived a perfect score on her SAT Math and is top Mathlete scorer of the year. More...

 

People/Social

Deer Park student donates to Locks of Love

Pictured is Amy Dinoff, a fourth grader from the John F. More...

Senator Johnson works to improve nursing home care

State Senator Owen H. More...

Music Socials events

Music Socials for non-rock acoustic players and cultural enthusiasts are invited to the group More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Desperately Seeking Vivi! She More...

Heard It On The Grapevine A PERFECT SETTING FOR A PERFECT PARTY. More...

Obituaries

Richard Going, 39, NYC police officer, resident of W. Islip More...

Thomas Patrick Ferris, of Deer Park

Thomas Patrick Ferris, of Deer Park, died January 14, 2006. More...

Anderson, County police officer

Harry Anderson was a dedicated 23-year Suffolk County Police Officer in the Bay Shore area. For 17 years he worked in Car 304 and for four years he rode in Car 317. He was very proud of his career, according to his family. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Too often, in our rush to build and move forward, we overlook the historical significance of some of our older homes and buildings. More...

Public Commentary

Dear Editor; Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy seems to have the answer to school property taxes: hold the tax rate increase to 4%, freeze Suffolk taxes for seniors when school budgets are defeated, and elect school superintendents. More...

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