June 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

WB residents fight rat infestation problems

Neighbors in a West Babylon community say they are being plagued by rats and that despite some efforts by the Town of Babylon and the SuffolkCounty Department of Health, the problem persists. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon students visit sculpture exhibit

Seventh grade students at the West Babylon Junior High School recently attended a sculpture exhibition featuring works by the Sculptor's Guild. The exhibit was held at the Hillwood Art Museum at C.W. Post. More...

Deer Park HS students celebrate career day

Students from Deer Park High School and Robert Frost Middle School in Deer Park were recently visited by professionals from local businesses and organizations who spoke to them about their experiences in their respective careers. More...

Daniel Street students in Lindenhurst participate in the "Read to Feed" program

Over the past month, 70 of Lindenhurst's Daniel Street Elementary School students participated in the Read to Feed program, raising $1,710 for Heifer International. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

William Paca Lodge Vegas Night to be held Friday, June 30

William Paca Lodge Sons of Italy is sponsoring a Vegas night, Friday, June 30, at 841 Sunrise Hwy., West Babylon. The doors open 7 p.m. There will be Roulette, Blackjack and Beat the Dealer. Food and drinks will be available. More...

Suffolk County Parks to sponsor Long Island Tennis League Session I to begin July 10

The Suffolk County Parks Department will sponsor the Fifth Annual Long Island Tennis and Sports Foundation USA Tennis League. This program offers participants a fun and affordable way to learn tennis. More...

Opinion

Meet the Beast

Pictured are Kay Rosaire, world renowned trainer and behaviorist with her tiger Raja. who is part of the Long Island Game Farm's Big Cat Encounter this summer. For info., 631--878-6644. More...

Let's clean truck route

Truck Route in Lindenhurst Village, from the auto junk yard off of John Street down to North Niagara Avenue on the west side continues to be a dumping ground and ignored by the Village of Lindenhurst in its regular clean up program. More...

Residents need help

It seems that an area in West Babylon has become a haven for rats as a story in this week's edition points out. More...

Babylon Chamber of Commerce presents scholarship

The Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce presented its first scholarship to Caitlin Augustine. Augustine, who is a senior at Babylon Junior/Senior High School, will major in business and plans to attend Quinnipiac University. More...

Settlement reached in Community court case

Ending a 9-month legal dispute, the Town of Babylon and the New York State Unified Court System have reached an agreement that establishes a Babylon Community Court as part of the District Court System. More...

 

People/Social

BabylonVillage Arts Council

The Babylon Village Arts Council fosters the growth and availability of the arts to Village residents and those in neighboring towns. The group supports musical, literary, visual and theatrical art forms that showcase the More...

Travelers' Club held Centennial banquet

Travelers' Club held its Centennial Banquet on Monday, May 8 in the Fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church in Babylon. Members and guests were welcomed byPresident Jocelyn Pisani and grace was given by Mary Valentine. More...

Sumpwams Garden Club news

The May 8 meeting of the Sumpwams Garden Club was presided over by newly installed President Margaret Daniel. The designs for this May meeting were Oro (Spanish for gold) as a reflective design and a Tussie Mussy entitled Happy Anniversary. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Gonzo Makes Ducks Debut

Stocker and Ahearne continue early -season success More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Pets of the Week

"You can measure the civility of a society by the way it treats its animal," states Patricia Cornwell, the award winning author of so many mystery and crime novels such as More...

Obituaries

Guido DeGennaro,

Guido DeGennaro, of Lindenhurst, died April 17, 2006. More...

Frank Sciara,

Frank Sciara, of Bay Shore, died May 2, 2006. He was 82 years old. More...

William M. Kuzmiak,

William M. Kuzmiak, of West Islip, died May 3, 2006. More...













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