July 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

West Islip resident, Class of 2001, graduates from West Point

Patrick Charles Howlett (West Islip High School Alum 2001) recently graduated from West Point US Military Academy. Patrick earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, majoring in American History. He was commissioned in the US Army as a 2nd Lt. More...

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Schools/Sports

Athletes helping athletes from Half Hollow Hills High School West

Throughout the year, athletes from Half Hollow Hills High School West have been visiting with fifth grade students at Otsego Elementary School and with fourth grade students at Vanderbilt Elementary School. More...

St. Joseph's CYO track team trophy winners

Members of St. Joseph's Babylon CYO track team pose with trophies won in the Ron Brown Memorial Quarter Mile competition at the St. Boniface Spring Classic Track Meet, held in Elmont on May 21. More...

A family affair at Forest Avenue Elementary School's annual PTA family picnic

West Babylon's Forest Avenue Elementary School recently held its annual PTA family picnic. Hamburgers and hot dogs were served, with a side of the Hip Pickles percussion group. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Register now for Computer Kindergarten for Grownups: Wednesday, July 26 from 10 a.m.-noon. Slow paced, user friendly intro workshop. $10 pp fee. More...

Obituaries

Richard Munno, retired NYFD Lieutenant

Richard Munno's wife Irene said the huge turnout and firehouse honor guard at her husband's funeral showed just what kind of wonderful man her husband was. "It was quite an honor to hear how much he was loved by everyone at his firehouse," she said. More...

Jeffrey M. Smith, physical education teacher

Jeffrey M. Smith, of Islip, died May 31, 2006. He was 64 years old. More...

Alexander Baker of Babylon Village, 17

Although Alexander James Baker's life was limited since birth, he gave his devoted family a lifetime of love and happiness, they said. More...

People in the News

State Senator Owen H. More...

Babylon Fair goes on despite the weather

Ducks and water go together like bread and butter. So although it was disappointing, it was somewhat appropriate that the 12th annual Babylon Town Hall Duck Race and Craft Fair was held in a drenching rain. More...

Sen. Johnson announces grant for school districts

Stepping up the effort for school accountability in Suffolk County, Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) announced a $300,000 grant for Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas J. More...

 

People/Social

Montessori School celebrates anniversary

The Montessori School of Lindenhurst recently celebrated its 35th anniversary. Throughout its existence, the school has provided numerous children, from pre-kindergarten to fourth grade, with a caring atmosphere and a great educational experience. More...

Babylon Schools Practical Skills program does community service project

Babylon school family and consumers sciences/ Practical Skills 6 teachers JoAnn Tobin and Cynthia Theiss sold chances for the patriotic quilt at the sixth grade graduation. More...

West Islip graduation carries on despite the rain

For the first time in over 20 years, West Islip High School's Commencement had to be moved indoors due to rain. With standing-room-only in the gym for the ceremonies and a feed linked to the school's More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT WAS A PERFECT summer day for the 11th annual All Village Celebration on the lawn of the beautifully restored Conklin House. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Dan Brown's, The Davinci Dode discussion to be held on Thursday, August 3rd and Saturday, August 5

Dan Brown's work of fiction, , has captured the attention of millions of people around the world. Many have called it "eye-opening." But where does fact end and fiction begin? Come and find out on either Thursday, August 3, 7:30 p.m. More...

America's Night Out Against Crime to be held August 1

You are invited to attend the 23rd celebration of National Night Out Against Crime on August 1 at Bolden Mack Park, Great Neck Road and Carrol St., Amityville. Community and youth activities will start at 4 p.m. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial

The recent agreement between the Town of Babylon and the New York State Unified Court System is an example of what public officials can accomplish when they set aside implacable bureaucracy, politics and personal egos to serve the public interest. More...

Lone Egret in Babylon

looks up to the sky: Is that the sun I see, More...

Will the real Supervisor Bellone please sit down!

Dear Editor: I was not the least bit surprised to see Supervisor Steven Bellone speaking for Legislator Wayne Horsley in your letters to the editor section. Supervisors Rich Schaffer and Steve Bellone have been so for a good number of years. More...













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