June 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town wins first round in lawsuit against Republic

Late Thursday, Babylon Town received word that the courts had issued a temporary restraining order against a proposal by Northeastern Aviation Corporation to build two new hangars at Republic Airport. More...

Girl Scout Gold awards presented to Lindenhurst Girl Scouts

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest recognition a girl can achieve in Girl Scouting. The program challenges Senior Girl Scouts to excel in leadership, service and self-development. Suffolk More...

Prostitution arrests made in West Babylon

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Juan waddles into Duck Country

There is a great deal of excitement surrounding the Long Island Ducks this week, yet little of it has to do with the team's recent play on the field. More...

Girls softball team wins Long Island Championship; heads to State finals

Rick Punzone, the coach of the Babylon High School girls softball team had six starters graduate last year. More...

BHS baseball team wins LI championship; faces Union Endicott on Sat.

For the second straight year Babylon (20-6) has won the Long Island Class B title, this time on the back of starting pitcher Brett Hammond, who threw a four hit, 4-0 shutout to erase any hope for the Cold Spring Harbor Seahawks. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Patriotic Antiques & Americana: Sunday, June 11 from 2-4 p.m. Lecture & showcase by Eddie Costello. Free verbal appraisal of 1 item. More...

Obituaries

David Murray Graham: former Babylon sailor and restaurant owner

Longtime Babylon resident David "Mac" Murray Graham, an avid sailor and chef who owned The Captain's Quarters restaurant died January 28, 2006 in Jacksonville Beach Florida. He was 74 years old. More...

George Murphy: Ex-Captain Babylon Fire Dept., teacher

George Murphy, a retired teacher and ex-captain of the Babylon Fire Department, spent his summers in Babylon Village and lived in Bradenton, Florida the rest of the year. More...

Robert Cowell, former Town of Babylon highway worker

Robert A. Cowell, a longtime Copiague resident who worked for theT own of Babylon's Highway Department during the 1980s, died May 1, 2006. He was 64 years old. More...

Babylon Village proposes law regulating use of PODS

Babylon Village held a public hearing last week on a proposal to establish a law regulating the use of outside storage containers, often referred to as Portable On Demand Storage or PODS. More...

Horsley urges public to attend County meeting to speak on incinerator proposal for WB

While money for the construction of a new incinerator at the Bergen Point sewage treatment plant is not in the capital budget for 2007, a meeting of the Suffolk Legislature on that proposed spending plan provides the best opportunity for Babylon resi More...

West Babylon High School unveils new Performing Arts Center

It was a capital project over 5 years in the making and now West Babylon Senior High School finally unveiled their new, state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center. More...

Town Supervisor Bellone proclaims Suffolk Safe Kids Day

Town of Babylon, Supervisor Steven Bellone had proclaimed June 21, 2006 as Suffolk Safe Kids Day. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon students clean-up Village

Babylon Village seventh graders in the advisory classes recently met with Babylon Village Parks Department representatives Bruce Larsen and Skip Gardner regarding a spring clean-up service project by the students. More...

West Babylon announces top of graduating class for 2006

The West Babylon Senior High School recently announced the top of their graduating class for 2006. Eric Smith has earned the title as this year's valedictorian and Gabrielle Gombas has earned the distinction of salutatorian. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Pets of the Week

If you love your pooch with all your heart, your pooch should be on heartworm preventative. Too many dog owners ignore this silent killer spread by mosquitoes. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming More...

Americana Fair to be held Saturday, June 10 at Islip Grange

Acting Town of Islip Supervisor Jeanette Messina invites everyone to celebrate our American heritage at the Town's annual Americana Fair, to be held Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. More...

Annual Tuna Tournament set for July

Babylon Tuna Club's 50th annual Invitational Tuna Tournament is Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30 from the Babylon Town Dock, rain or shine. Enjoy a fun-filled carnival atmosphere with a variety of food, games and crafts. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial

Driving home our need for conserving energy

Driving along Sunrise Highway any night is a clear reminder that for many people in this country, it's business as usual. More...

Babylon Village should have Marconi building

Dear Editor: I've just read Mr. Gaeta's comments on your fine reportage regarding the Marconi Radio Station "BA." For the past two years Dr. More...

Supervisor defends Horsley's decision on incinerator

Dear Editor: In the June 1, 2006 edition of the Babylon Beacon More...













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