July 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

Honoring the accomplishments of our community scholars, Suffolk County Legislator Lou D'Amaro (D-Deer Park) recently attended Deer Park High School's Senior Awards Night. The annual event recognizes students achievements in a wide variety of areas. More...

Police seek public's help in tracking down would-be adbuctor of 11 yr. old Deer Park girl

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are investigating the attempted abduction of an 11 year old child which occurred in Deer Park on Wednesday afternoon. More...

North Babylon orchestras take gold

The North Babylon High School orchestras recently took gold medals home for their recent performances at the 2006 NYSSMA Major Organizations Festival. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Scholars in the News...

Katie M. Shesh, of West Islip, received a bachelor of science in film and television from Boston University, Boston Massachusetts in May. More...

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Ducks' Dozen: 12th Straight Win Sets New Club Record

Unfortunately for the people of Queens, the Long Island Ducks have been generating more electricity than Con Edison over the last week. More...

Columnists - Free Access

DEAR DEER PARK-

Belated wishes to Ernie Granz, man of many chapeau and the love of Elsa's life, was feted on June 2 for his special day. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

It was a storybook wedding even though the Bride wore a harness over her gown, the Maid of Afghan kept shaking off her veil, the Best Lab stole the squeaky toy "Hairy Winston" ring during the vows, and the Groom growled at the Flower Girl over a cook More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Railroad station clean -up in Bay Shore

Bay Shore-Brightwaters Summit Council's Community Forum has had another successful cleanup which continues to build pride in the community and teach the children the importance of community service. More...

West Babylon's Santapogue Elementary School holds annual field day

Fourth and fifth grade students from West Babylon's Santapogue Elementary School recently More...

WB and Lindy teachers in contract disputes with districts

A recent strong turnout of Lindenhurst faculty members at school board meeting had more to do with a large number of teachers receiving tenure than impending negotiations between the district and teacher's union over the expiring teacher's contact, a More...

Convicted sex offender arrested at NB home for new offense

The Suffolk County Police Department First Squad Detectives have arrested a 39-year-old North Babylon man for public lewdness after one of his victims located his picture on the New York State Sex Offender website. More...

Cell Tower proposed for St. John the Baptist High School

The construction of a cellular telecommunications tower is being proposed for the St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip. More...

Lindenhurst Village trustee Carol Tanner retires

When Carol Tanner retired, she got a bunch of bananas. More...

 

People/Social

Heritage Quilters handcraft lap quilts for headstart program

Heritage Quilters from the Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society handcrafted 36 lap quilts and accompanying carry totes for the youngest children who attend the B r e n t w o o d Headstart program. More...

PAWS donates to West Islip schools

PAWS (Partners Advancing West Islip Students), the education foundation, has made its first purchase and donation to enhance education in West Islip Schools. More...

Babylon math students in top ten county wide

The best math students from Suffolk County school districts participate in the prestigious Suffolk County Mathematics Teachers' Association (SCMTA) Math Contest each year. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Sign up now for SAT Preparation Workshop: Tuesdays from 6:30-9 p.m., starting September 12 through October 3. Help raise your test scores. $60 pp. More...

Obituaries

Patricia Mack, 83, Babylon community leader and former teacher

Patricia J. Mack, was a longtime Babylon Village resident who loved and worked for her community. She was a charter member of the Babylon Beautification Society and a longtime member of the Babylon Village Architectural Review Board. More...

Maxine Wolf, former Babylonian

Maxine Wolf, who lived on Cormack Court in Babylon for 40 years, died June 15, 2006 at her home in Eugene, Oregon after a brief illness. She was 91 years old. More...

Helen C. Clifford, resident of Islip

Helen C. Clifford, of Islip Terrace, died June 8, 2006. She was 84 years old. More...

Opinion

New proposal for companies doing work with Suffolk bares all

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy must sometimes feel like he is a child watching the Emperor parade before the masses in his new clothes. More...

It was the people who battled the incinerator

Dear Editor: In response to William Hill's two letters to the editor, I would like him to know the facts about Bergen Point. More...

NY Times was right

Dear Editor: My conscience compels me to write regarding the July 5 editorial, the "New York Times Was Wrong." I don't think so because it is necessary to view historical decisions within the context of conditions that exist (existed) at the time. More...













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