May 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon school seats up for vote

On May 16, the voters in the West Babylon school district will have a choice about who will represent them on the school board for the coming years. More...

Seven run for four seats in LSD

Three Lindenhurst School Board incumbents- Edward Langone, Richard Burke and Kim Paulicelli- face opposition to their bids for reelection this year, while another, Phil Renna, is running unopposed. More...

Here's Our Readers Two Cents Worth

Failure to secure our borders is not only a terrorist problem, but a serious drug problem too. If illegal immigrants can come across our borders so easily, how much easier is it to smuggle drugs into the U.S. More...

Special Sections

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Book Discussion: Wednesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. " 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...

Five run for West Islip School Board; incumbents stepping down

In a race that focuses on school spending and security issues, five West Islip School Board candidates are looking to replace two incumbent school board members who have decided not to run for reelection. More...

One race for two seats on NB School Board

In the lone race for a seat on the North Babylon Board of Education, one candidate touts his 6 years of experience as a board trustee while his challenger says if elected, she will bring a passion for education to the board. More...

Opinion

All candidates deserve praise for their service to community

Next week voters will head to the polls to select the trustees who will represent them on their school boards. More...

Be a part of the Beacon's Public Forum

The Beacon invites readers to present their views, ideas and issues. Please submit letters to the editor to us at PO Box 670, Babylon, NY 11702. Letters should be signed and include a daytime telephone number for verification purposes only. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Mystery Reader Who are you?

In celebration of their Parents As Reading Partners month, reading specialist Janet Blum at South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon has had some surprises up her sleeve. To prepare students for the visit of James Gelsey, author of the More...

LSD presents budget calling for 4.75% increase in spending

The Lindenhurst School District's proposed budget for 2006-07 calls for maintaining all current programs and services and looks to make a major investment into the district's technology program. More...

Four run for two seats in the Deer Park School District

On May 16, Deer Park voters will decide on who will represent them on the Deer Park School Board. This year, there are contested elections for two seats on the school board, which serves approximately 4,300 students. More...

Youths arrested for vandalism

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section Officers have arrested two 14-year-old males for numerous reports of criminal mischief in the Lindenhurst/Copiague area. More...

Police investigating fatal MVA

First Squad Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle accident which claimed the life of a twenty-two year old Islip woman. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

SCOOP! The Grapevine has the hot news on this year's "Nathaniel" Award winner, and guess who it is? Gene Turner, who's been a hard working volunteer on many Babylon activities for many years. You'll be reading much more about him in future issues. More...

Fowl Ball!

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Justin Davies Announces Retirement as Ducks Prepare To Open 2006 Season More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Cat lovers, hurry! There are only two more weeks left to see the amazing More...

Obituaries

Jeanette Lupi, 65, longtime West Babylon resident

by Tiffany Elliott

Jeanette Rybacki Lupi, who retired as an executive secretary from the Mass Transit Authority after 20 years, and lived in West Babylon for 40 years, died April 14, 2006 at the age of 65. More...

and Salvatore and his wife Angeline of James J. Fearon, of West Islip, World War II vetaran

James J. Fearon, of West Islip, died March 18, 2006. More...

Eileen M. Cook, resident of W.Babylon

Eileen M. Cook, of West Babylon, died March 20, 2006. More...













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