April 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Historical Society hosts Conklin House event

The Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society held a two hour talk and tour on the Conklin House March 26 and April 2 outlining the history of the building, constructed in 1803. More...

Village of Lindenhurst swears in trustees

On Monday April 3rd, the Village of Lindenhurst had its annual re-organizational meeting, where Trustee Kevin McCaffrey and newly elected Trustee Mary Ann Wekerle were sworn in. Mary Ann is taking over for long serving Village Trustee Carol Tanner. More...

West Babylon Jr. High School awarded Model Schools Grant

The West Babylon Junior High School will benefit from a Model Schools Grant that the district was recently awarded. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

VFW honors Lindenhurst Middle School students

In mid-March, the Lindenhurst Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) recognized eight Middle School students for their winning entries in the annual Patriots Pen contest. More...

Babylon K-6 held it's Lip Sync show on March 10th

Babylon kindergarten through sixth grade PTA recently held its Annual Lip Sync Show March 10. Children formed groups and made up dance routines while lip syncing to their favorite songs for an audience. More...

West Babylon's outstanding American teacher

Judith Murphy, first grade teacher at South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon, was recently selected for inclusion in the premiere edition of National Honor Roll's More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Ave 631-669-1624 Book Discussion Club: More...

Obituaries

Carmen Espinola, longtime Pequan

Carmen Dolores Espinola, a longtime resident of Massapequa, died March 6, 2006 at her home. She was 71 years old. More...

Patricia Harris, formerly of West Babylon

Patricia Harris, of Richmond, Virginia and formerly of West Babylon, died February 27, 2006. She was 72 years old. More...

Lewis Beverly, Amityville resident

Lewis Beverly, a longtime, active Amityville resident died March 29, 2006 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 80 years old. More...

Opinion

A Message From the North Babylon School Board

It is fitting that the North Babylon School District is featured on the pages of this special edition of the Babylon Beacon because our district is committed to serving as a beacon for educational excellence. More...

Consolidation is one way to save taxpayers' money

Dear Editor: Our school taxes are getting out of hand. I think the suggestion of the Babylon Town Conservatives is a great idea to cut school expenses. More...

Here's Our Readers' Two-Cents Worth

Last week we asked readers what they thought about a LIPA proposal to build a windfarm off of Jones Beach. These are the responses we received: More...

Deer Park woman honored

State Senator Owen H. More...

Babylon School District proposes new budget

The Babylon board of education unanimously approved the district's $38.7 million spending plan for the 2006-2007 school year at the board's Monday, April 3, 2006 meeting. More...

North Babaylon Technology program is moving forward

Advances in technology are happening at lightning speed, which is a challenge to school districts because it means the cutting edge is dulled more quickly. More...

Scouts clean up Cedar Beach

Scouts and Scouters from Troop 183, chartered by Our Lady of Grace in West Babylon, worked at helping to clean-up the 911 Memorial site at Cedar Beach on Saturday, March 25. More...

 

People/Social

Sufolk County American Legion Auxiliary supports hospitalized veterans

On Saturday, February 11, Veteran Affairs Chairman for Suffolk County Auxiliary of the American Legion presented a donation to Mary O'Sullivan, director for volunteer services at the Northport VA Hospital. More...

Easter Sunrise Service to be held at Argyle Park gazebo

An Easter Sunrise Service will be held at the gazebo at Argyle Park in Babylon. The service will be held April 16, 6:30 a.m. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Conrad Strauch of St. Paul's Reformed Church, North Babylon. The organist from St. More...

NY Islander reads to students at Half Hollow school

In celebration of their Parents As Reading Partners program, Half Hollow Hills Paumanok Elementary students were treated to a very special guest reader. Trent Hunter of the New York Islanders read More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Summer vacation time is on the horizon. Hush, don't tell them yet, but what if your travel plans don't include Fido or Fluffy? 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...

Bay Shore summit set for April 20th

This year's Bay Shore-Brightwaters Community SUMMIT, "Landmark Buildings...Landmark Education" highlights the five Bay Shore buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, in addition to many historic More...

of Babylon implements of GPS tracking system

Supervisor Steve Bellone announced that the Town of Babylon has implemented the use of GPS tracking technology to monitor the Town's fleet of trucks and vehicles. More...













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