March 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Police raid illegal massage parlor in Babylon Village

A business operating under the guise of an acupuncture and massage therapy facility was actually a place of prostitution, according to Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section Officers who executed a search warrant at the location Monday. More...

Deer Park High School hosts College Fair Monday

Deer Park High School will be hosting its first College Fair in several year years in the student cafeteria on March 13, 2006, from 6:30-9:00 PM. More...

Celebrate the Magic of Reading at Our Lady of Lourdes School in WI

A grant secured from Target enabled Our Lady of Lourdes School (OLL), West Islip, to celebrate its 2006 ReadA-Thon Program in a magical way. This year%27s theme: More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park High School congratulates student scholar athletes

Four Deer Park High School varsity teams, including girls cross country, girls soccer, girls volleyball and girls swimming, have been recognized as a New York State Scholar Athlete team. This honor denotes athletic programs in More...

Babylon PTA K-6 puts on seventies dance

Recently the Babylon K-6 PTA put on a '70s dance for all the fifth and sixth graders. The children danced and had fun being with friends and learning about another era. More...

Robert Moses in North Babylon remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

North Babylon%27s Robert Moses Middle School students gained a better understanding of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.%27s journey through a program titled More...

Library

Thiis week att tthe lliibrrarry

Babylon, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 YOGA: Wednesday, March 15, 22, 29, 29, April 12, 26, May 3 from 9:3010:30 a.m. $36 pp, bring mat & water bottle. 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...

Vanderbilt Elementary celebrates Martin Luther King Day

Rachael Arocho%27s English as a second language class at Vanderbilt Elementary School in the Half Hollow Hills School District recently celebrated the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

OLC to offerdinner meals to seniors

Beginning Wednesday, March 8, Our Lady of Consolation will be implementing a new community service program. This program will offer a hot, nutritious dinnertime meal, seven days a week, to all senior citizens within the community. More...

Opinion

Community should support 9-period day at WBJHS

West Babylon officials and educators have outlined a major change to the Junior High School schedule, (The Beacon: West Babylon Schools propose Junior High School 9-period day, March, 2, 2006). More...

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Public Commentary

Dear Editor: Question one: Who is paying for all the extra garbage picked up at all the houses that have illegal rental apartments? More...

Residents hold kickoff meeting for Neighborhood Watch program

by Carolyn James

Approximately 50 residents turned out for the first meeting of the Blue Harbor Community Neighborhood Watch March 2, a group organized after residents in the area reported a midday break-in to their home on Peninsula Drive in Babylon Village. More...

People in the News

Loretta and John Gelinas, owners of the popular Lindenhurst restaurant Yazoo City, were recognized by Town of Babylon Supervisor Steve Bellone and the rest of the Town Board for their fundraising efforts after Hurricane Katrina. More...

Police have their number and caution public about lottery scammers

The Suffolk County Police Department would like to alert the public to More...

WB School District holds legislative breakfast

West Babylon School District recently held their annual legislative breakfast. The honored guests included State Senator Owen Johnson, NYS Assemblyman Robert Sweeney, and Suffolk County Legislator Wayne Horsley. More...

 

People/Social

Gabrielle Cohen engaged to Frank Capurso

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Brett of Babylon and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Capurso of Bristol, Connecticut, announce the engagement of their children Gabrielle Cohen and Frank Capurso. More...

Babylon Lions awards Rookie of the Year

Scott Leslie%27s interview was at a beer, wine and food expo committee and he was hooked. He immediately became involved in not only that committee but virtually every other activity the Babylon Lions ran. More...

Area student's named to Dean's list...

Pablo A. Munoz, of West Islip was named to the dean%27s list at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conneticut for the fall 2005 semester. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

GOCCIA D%27ORO%27S IS THE PLACE TO BE, especially on Pasta Night on Tuesday when they offer a delicious four-course dinner, everything from soup to nuts for just $10.95. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

"For years animals have been used for medical research into human ills, and now it%27s time that something be done for the animals themselves."... Mark L. Morris Sr., DVM (1900-1993), founder of the Morris Animal Foundation. More...

Beacon columnist and animal advocate Joanne Anderson wins award

Joanne Anderson, author of the Beacon%27s column, Pets, Pets, Pets More...

Obituaries

Ann Pagillo, resident of Islip

Ann Pagillo%27s favorite passtime was spent with her family close to her, according to her family. A busy homemaker from Islip, she lived on Harvard Street for more than 55 years before her death January 31, 2006. She was 88 years old. More...

Edward J. Heaney, resident of West Babylon

Edward J. Heaney, of West Babylon and formerly of Massapequa, died January 24, 2006. He was 72 years old. More...

Leila R. Copple, resident of North Babylon

Leila R. Copple, of North Babylon, died January 30, 2006. More...













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