August 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Site of former Youth Center and Home for Aged demolished; owner looks to build condos

A proposal to construct condominiums on property located on the southeast corner of Park Avenue and North Carll is expected to be presented to the Village of Babylon within several weeks, according to the owner, Theresa Santmann. More...

SANTAPOGUE MAKES THE MAJORS :

Santapogue Elementary School's fourth and fifth grade More...

Police seek public's help in nabbing Lindenhurst bank robber

Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Department's Major Case Investigations Unit are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Bank of New York, 945 North Wellwood Ave., North Lindenhurst on August 10, 2006. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

New school garden dedicated by Department of Environmental Conservation

The gardens at the Paul J. Bellew Elementary School on Higbie Lane in West Islip are impressive. More...

Fifth grade Deer Park student wins poster contest

Samantha Mendez, a fifth grade student in Mrs. Finley's class at the John F. More...

Deer Park students Clean Up with soap donation

Student members of the Robert Frost Middle School Student Council in Deer Park helped the National Council on the Aging with their "Soaps for Seniors" Program by holding a school-wide drive. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special More...

Amityville American Legion Auxiliary Unit #1050 to hold garage sale August 26

The Amityville American Legion Auxiliary Unit #1050 is sponsoring a garage sale to be held Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 100 Ketcham Ave., Amityville. More...

Constantino Brumidi Lodge to hold Vegas night August 25

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park is sponsoring a Vegas Night, Friday, August 25. The doors open at 7 p.m. Food and drinks will be available. For more information call 631-586-3928. More...

Opinion

Next stop: more upgrades

Editorial

How wonderful the new building looks on Deer Park Avenue and George Street in Babylon Village, which is the new home of Roomors. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Our carry-on luggage is not the real problem

Islamic totalitarians came very close to blowing up a number of passenger airlines and our government's response is to restrict what Americans can put in their carry-on luggage. More...

Babylon Turf Field Committee to hold fundraiser gala

In order to raise funds for installation of a lighted multi-purpose turf field at the Babylon High School, the Babylon Turf Field Committee is planning a Surf the Turf Gala for 400 attendees on Friday, September 29th at the La Grange Inn. More...

People in the News

The Eagle Scout Award is the highest award a Boy Scout can receive. Although many scouts begin the difficult journey, leading to this award, only a small percentage actually achieve this goal. More...

No movement yet on fate of North Babylon School Superintendent Dr. Randy Bos

At its first meeting since suspending North Babylon Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bos, board members received only a handful of questions regarding the situation from the approximately 25 people in attendance. More...

West Babylon SD to host Parent Collaboration meeting

Carol Varsalona, director of language arts and testing at West Babylon School District, and administrative intern Jennifer Bergmann recently convened at Parent Collaboration Meeting. More...

TOB Supervisor Bellone congratulates Lady Warriors

Town of Babylon Supervisor Steven Bellone was on hand, as Joan Bocciere Gilroy, a representative from Cablevision, presented the Wyandanch Lady Warriors basketball team with free tickets to see the WNBA New York Liberty. More...

 

People/Social

West Islip School District recognizes athletes

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Get in step with the Babylon Country Fair

For 33 years, Argyle Park has been the site of one of Long Island's largest and most popular country fairs. More...

Correction:

A front page story on the BabylonT una Tournament that appeared in the Aug. 10 edition contained two errors. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Pets of the Week

Dogs have been hanging around with us for over 100,000 years. We can both be goofy, but do dogs laugh like us? Recent research says man's best friends do giggle, and that their laugh, a long, loud pant, has a calming effect on other pooches. 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

Hugh Leitch, Babylon Village community leader

Hugh Joseph Leitch Esq., a lifelong Babylon Village resident who was a member of many organizations within the community that he loved, died following a short illness July 19, 2006. He was 65 years old. More...

Paul S. Palm, resident of West Islip

Paul S. Palm, longtime resident of West Islip, died July 14, 2006. More...

Jean C. Mazzara, resident of West Islip

Jean C. Mazzara (nee Coughlin), of West Islip and formerly of Huntington, died July 17, 2006. More...













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