August 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Joseph CYO track team competes in Long Island championships; locals turn out winning performances

St. Joseph's CYOtrack team competed in the CYO Nassau-Suffolk Track Championship Meet at Connetquot High School on June 17 with a record number of athletes for the team from Babylon. More...

The Babylon Beautification Society

The Babylon Beautification Society will hold its general meeting, tonight, August 10, 8pm at Village Hall. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Road Warriors Are Remedy to Ducks' Woes Another Key Pitcher Leaves the Island

With the Long Island Ducks struggling for the first time in a long while, losing seven of their last nine games, it was perfect timing for the Road Warriors to come to town for a three game series at Citibank Park this past week. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Pets of the Week

The ancients erroneously named the "Dog Days of Summer". More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Sign up now for our "All about Email" course: September 3 from 10 a.m.noon. $10 pp fee payable by check or money order only. More...

Obituaries

Georgia Gianopoulos Ruel, former Babylon resident

Georgia Gianopoulos Ruel, a resident of Hiawatha Street in Babylon from 1956 until 1998, died July 19, 2006 from complications of a stroke she suffered in August. More...

Esther J. Caliendo, 82, of West Babylon

Esther J. Caliendo, of West Babylon and formerly of East Meadow, died June 16, 2006. She was 82 years old. More...

James J. Brigagliano, of Bay Shore

James J. Brigagliano, of Bay Shore, died June 17, 2006. More...

Opinion

Levy measure on county contracts is fair and responsible

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy continues to get bombarded by criticism from those who oppose his initiative to establish equity and justice in the awarding of county contracts. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Legislator Barraga opposes offshore wind farm

After reviewing several reports concerning the advantages and disadvantages of offshore wind turbine projects and receiving a great deal of input from constituents, I have concluded that the wind park poses too great a risk to the marine environment More...

Looking for author of message in the bottle

On July 4, 2004 a young girl by the name of Cressie or Crissie Johnson put a message into a bottle and set it afloat, perhaps somewhere off of the Long Island coastline. More...

Westbrook students help Support our Troops

The Westbrook Elementary School in West Islip recently held a Support Our Troops drive. The drive was coordinated by Suzanne and Jim Sullivan and the American Legion Babylon Post #94. More...

Sex offender caught in police web

Amityville Police arrested a Massapequa man June 20, charging him with an incident of forcible touching which took place at the Stop and Shop Supermarket on Merrick Road inAmityville the day before. Police gave this account: More...

 

People/Social

They're engaged!!

Kathleen and Robert Stein of West Babylon and Brian and Linda Auer of Babylon announce the engagement of their children Fred Stein and Katie Auer. More...

No. Babylon resident wins public relations award

Beverly Boyarsky, of North Babylon, has won the 2006 Jack Rettaliata Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement in Public Relations from Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI), the association for practitioners from the public, private an More...

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Care Center appoints director of plant operations

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center, West Islip has announced the appointment of William (Bill) Kelly as the new director of plant operations. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Vendors needed for garage sale

Vendors/homeowners are wanted for a garage sale to be held Saturday, September 23 at the American Legion Post on Union Boulevard, West Islip. This fundraiser is sponsored by the West Islip American Legion Auxiliary. More...

Vegas Night to be held

The Long Island Sportsman Association is sponsoring a Vegas night, Friday, August 18 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 588 Long Island Ave., Deer Park. The doors open at 7 p.m. There will be Roulette, Blackjack, Craps and Beat the Dealer. More...













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