July 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Fall Fair coming to Babylon

"A year in Babylon would not be complete without our Annual Arts and Crafts Fair," stated Councilwoman Carol A. Quirk, as she urged residents to mark their calendars for September 16. More...

State signs $20M deal for management of Republic

The New York State Department of Transportation has signed a five-year, $20 million contract with a San Francisco-based company that will provide maintenance and operations services at Republic Airport in Farmingdale. More...

People in the News

First grade student at South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon, Nicole Moebes will have a story that she wrote published in the 2006 edition of the More...

Babylon Supervisor Bellone appoints expert to find incineration alternatives

With the Venetian Beach children's water park framed by the Bergen Point Sewage Treatment Plant on the horizon, Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone announced last week that he has appointed former Babylon TownSupervisor and waste management expert More...

Special Sections

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Pets, Pets, Pets...

Our Chewbacca, a hero in Shepherd Cyberspace, died July 5th, a few weeks shy of his first anniversary in "happily ever after". He was (and is) so much more than an old dog. More...

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Ducks Players Enjoy the All-Star Experience

On a night with severe rain, lightning, and reports of tornadoes across the tri-state area, the stars of the Atlantic League still managed to shine at the ninth annual All-Star Game. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 AARP Driver Course to be held Tuesday, July 25 and Thursday, July 27 from 9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m. $10 pp fee. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Long Island's best writers from Half Hollow Hills School West

Several students from Half Hollow Hills High School West were recently nominated for several awards in journalism. Matthew Albucher, Alison Gruosso, Lisa Gilbert and Grace Ha were all honored by the More...

Brentwood High School's future teachers of America gives teaching a try

Future Teachers of America gives Brentwood students an opportunity to explore teaching as a career path. The goal of the program is to motivate students to achieve academically and expose them to teaching as a career option. More...

Opinion

Israel is doing the world a big favor

The decision by Israel to defend itself against a group of terrorists who have overtaken the lawful authority of Lebanon while that lawful authority has allowed itself to become impotent and be overtaken is both measured and responsible. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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The high price of keeping romance in marriage

In order to keep our romance alive, my wife Laura and I attempted to engage in a ritual we had only heard about from " More...

Celebrating its 125th Anniversary 1881-2006

very first motorized piece of equipment was purchased. As time moved forward all companies were equipped with motorized apparatus except Storm Engine whose charter expired and was subsequently disbanded. More...

Hundreds speak at windfarm meeting

Local officials join forces with residents opposing the project while environmental groups call it the wave of the future

Two meetings, one in West Babylon and the other in Massapequa, were held last week and provided hours of testimony on a proposal to build a windfarm in the ocean off of Jones Beach. More...

Blazing fire destroys West Babylon home

A fast-moving blaze ripped through a garage at a home on Hobart Street in West Babylon and then quickly spread to the home's interior. More...

Art Show coming to Conklin House

The Conklin House will sponsor a series of local artists by displaying their work in individual shows. The first of these events, featuring the art of Ginnie Eckelberry, will commence on Friday, July 21, 7 to 9:30 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Our Lady of Consolation nursing and rehabilitative care center hosts annual Celebration of Life Ball

On June 29, Our Lady of Consolation hosted their 12th Annual Celebration of Life Ball at Southward Ho Country Club in Bay Shore. This year Charles A. More...

West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition receives donation from South Shore Children's Center

Keeping with their spirit of Community Service, the South Shore Children's Center (SSCC) of West Islip donated a generous portion of the proceeds from its third Annual Ladies Night of Laughter to the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition (WIBCC). More...

Thomas F. Barraga attends annual Alzheimers gala

Suffolk County Legislator Thomas F. Barraga recently attended Alzheimer's Association Long Island's annual gala celebrating the Neuwirth Family Care Center. More...

Obituaries

Warren H. Batty, Babylon Village bike shop owner

Founder of the Babylon Bike Shop Warren H. Batty died May 5, 2006 at his home in Key West, Florida. He was 92 years old. More...

Elizabeth Coppola, secretary for insurance firm in N. Babylon

Even though longtime Massapequa resident Elizabeth A. Coppola suffered in the last several years of her life from multiple sclerosis, she lived a full life and remained a devotee of classical rock music. She died June 21, 2006 and was 51 years old. More...

Sotirios Panagos, Babylon Village resident

Sotirios Panagos, who lived in Babylon Village, died June 11, 2006. He was 77 years old. More...













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