October 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

W. Babylon teacher promoted to district coordinator

Former Dean of Students and science teacher at the West Babylon Junior High School, Charles Germano was recently promoted to the district's coordinator of k-12 student data and Iinstructional technology position. More...

What it means to be from Babylon

The Michael Greene Memorial Coaches Challenge September 9, painted a portrait of what it means to live in Babylon. More...

Correction

A front page story in last week's edition, BSD votes to put bond resolutions before voters, misidentified a speaker at the school board meeting which the story reported on. He is resident Richard Rotzman. We apologize for the error. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon Library hosts Battle of the Books

On Saturday, August 19, the Battle of the Books for teen readers was held at the Huntington Town More...

Rachel's Challenge returns to Lindenhurst High School

On Wednesday, October 11, Lindenhurst High School will host a special program titled Rachel's Challenge, a presentation geared to "inspire, instruct, and enable students to bring positive change to their school atmosphere." Formed by family members a More...

Lindenhurst Marching Band to host home show

On Saturday, October 14, the Lindenhurst Marching Band will host six other local schools for a U.S. Scholastic Band Association marching band competition. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The law of supply and demand hurts cats. Kittens are adorable creatures, but far too many are born outdoors with no prenatal care. Mother Nature has stacked the odds against them too. Millions are unwanted. More...

Obituaries

Alan Peers, 50, veteran advocate

An advocate for disabled veterans, Alan Edward "Red" Peers died July 31, 2006 after fighting a battle with cancer. He was 50 years old. More...

Armand Marano, West Islip resident

Longtime West Islip resident Armand Marano died September 7, 2006. He was 88 years old. More...

Emma Collier, longtime Babylon resident

Longtime Babylon resident Emma May Collier died September 5, 2006 in Florida. She was 90 years old. More...

Opinion

Truck Route needs some regular attention

Editorial

Someone dumped a mattress along Truck Route in Lindenhurst/West Babylon again, and again the garbage lays there for weeks without being picked up by the Lindenhurst Highway Department. More...

Flanagan's proposal needs close Village oversight

Flanagan's bar and restaurant on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Village has applied for permission to reopen after it appears efforts to sell off that large piece of property for housing or other uses have not gone very far. More...

Public needs to make an informed decision on the Babylon School field bond proposal

on the Babylon School Dear Editor, My wife and I are life long residents of Babylon, homeowners, raising a family of three young boys. My children attend Babylon schools and use all of their facilities. More...

Long time Deer Park School District Clerk retires after 30 years

For the Deer Park community, July 1976 not only connotes the bicentennial of our country, it also marks the month and year that Gerri Musachio began her longtime relationship with the Deer Park School District. More...

Ed Walsh elected SC Conservative chair

Ed Walsh was unanimously elected as County Conservative Party Chairman before 500 County Committee Members at the Conservative Party re-organization meeting in Hauppauge last night. More...

Police arrest three and charge them with illegal drag racing

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Patrol and Crime Section Officers interrupted an illegal speed contest gathering, which included numerous vehicles of different makes and models. More...

Michael Greene Memorial Coaches Challenge held

Babylon Village's Little League coaches beat Babylon Village LaCrosse coaches 14 to 3 in the Michael Greene Memorial Coaches Challenge held Saturday, September 9, 2006 at the elementary school baseball field. More...

 

People/Social

West Islip couple celebrate 50th anniversary

Alfred and Marilyn Mahlmann, of West Islip, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a gathering with family and friends on September 9. Marilyn is a former schoolteacher and Alfred is a retired plant manager from Brookhaven National Laboratory. More...

Babylon couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Fred and Carol Kamerer of Babylon Village celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 15, 2006. A surprise party was given in their honor on September 2 at the Knights of Columbus on Park Avenue in Babylon Village. More...

Local resident graduates

Jennifer K. Specht, daughter of Kurt and Christine Krause, of North Babylon, received a bachelor's degree in music education, during the 114th commencement exercises at Gordon College this past May. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Adult CPR: Saturday, October 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. By American Red Cross. $49 pp check or money order to W. Suffolk Boces. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Bio-Diesel Policy fuels new industrial development

A policy sponsored by Legislator Vivian Viloria-Fisher (DSetauket) and adopted last year to encourage the manufacture of bio-diesel in Suffolk County came to fruition this past Tuesday as the County's first bio-fuel production facility officially ope More...

Amityville couple opens home to Honduran girl through Gift of Life Program

Harry and Joan Kaplan of Amityville had special visitors from Honduras recently. They opened their home to a two-year-old girl named Stefany and her mother, sponsored by the Amityville Rotary Club. Stefany was born with a More...













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