May 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

SWSD makes the long haul to community acceptance

The Southwest Sewer District Treatment Plant in West Babylon is located at the end of Bergen Avenue. More...

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Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Ducks Winning Streak Ends At Six, Figueroa Is First Player on Path to Majors

Mother Nature could not stop the Ducks this week but Long Island's baseball team did not have as much luck with Mother's Day. The team resumed play last Wednesday after two days off and proceeded to string together four straight victories. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Senior dogs are the golden oldies; the polished gems of the buried treasure in our town shelters. Most people walk right by them because puppies and young adults are more appealing. More...

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT WAS A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION for Jackie Forman when she enjoyed a birthday dinner with her husband Bob and friends Pete and Barbara Smith and Louise and Marty Kennedy at Southward Ho last Saturday evening. More...

Obituaries

Carmen McGrory, resident of Lindenhurst, professional singer, mother and grandmother

Carmen McGrory a longtime Lindenhurst resident and professional singer, died March 17, 2006 after a lengthy illness in Florida. She was 77 years old and graced many a Lindenhurst-area ceremony with her angelic voice. More...

William P. Leitch., Sr. longtime Babylon resident

William P. Leitch, Sr. a longtime resident of Babylon, died March 25, 2006. More...

Rowena Morris, resident of Bayshore, Fairfield-Republic secretary

Rowena Fay Morris, who worked as a secretary for Fairchild-Republic in Farmingdale, died March 24, 2006 at the Nassau University Medical Center inUniondale. She was 55 years old. More...

County looks to build new incinerator at Bergen Point Sewer Treatment Plant

Suffolk County is moving forward with a proposal to build a new incinerator at the Bergen Point Sewer Treatment plant in West Babylon, a proposal that has already raised considerable questions, concerns and controversy within the community. More...

Fatal motor vehicle accident in Copiague

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle accident in Copiague, which claimed the life of a Mineola man. More...

Two subjects arrested for firing weapon at local bar in Babylon

During the early morning hours of Mother's Day shots were fired at a bar in Babylon Village. Police said several rounds from a .22 cal. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Volleyball leagues forming for summer season

Players are wanted to fill out teams or start their own teams for the 2006 summer season. The Leagues are now accepting teams for leagues to be held locally at Cedar Beach, Babylon on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Soduku: Wednesday, May 17 from 7-8:30. Come learn this addicting Japanese game. 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...

Sen. Johnson encourages residents to send cookies to our troops

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, has announced that he will be teaming up with Suffolk County Girl Scouts in hosting an Operation Cookie event on Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Deer Park BPW to meet

The Deer Park Chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Organization of New York (BPW) is meeting on Tuesday, June 13 at the Papa Joe's Restaurant, 450 Commack Rd., Deer Park and reached at 631242-8902. Networking will begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial

The President and the Washington elite are out of touch with Americans

The fact that we continue to be discussing the problem of illegal immigration and the vulnerability at our borders almost five years after 9/11 is testament to the lack of will and intestinal fortitude of our elected officials in Washington, includin More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Marconi shack belongs in Babylon

Dear Editor: Thank you for the wonderful article which appeared in the Babylon Beacon on May 4, written by your reporter Janine Logan, about the Marconi Babylon "BA" radio station. More...













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