November 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Sophia Garden and Learning Center grows in Amityville

Just south of the busy Southern State Parkway on Albany Avenue in Amityville there exists an oasis of quiet agriculture not found for many miles elsewhere on Long I s l a n d . Here, at the More...

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Heard It On The Grapevine

REMEMBRANCE DAY OR VETERANS DAY AS IT'S CALLED IN "THE STATES" More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Sign up now for AARP Driver Safety Course: Tuesday, December 5 & Thursday the 7th from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each day. $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...

Babylon Village Cup Tournament

The Babylon Village Cup Tournament was held October 7 at the E. Donald Conroy Golf Course at Sumpwams Creek. Teams representing 17 Village organizations who competed for the "Village Cup" this year in an exciting match. More...

Good Samaritan Golf Classic a success

The ninth annual Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Golf Classic, for the first time ever, was held on two courses simultaneously. It was a tremendous success with almost 300 golfers participating. More...

Opinion

Editorial

A grieving community needs truth

The news this week that Father TomSoloy , a former priest at Our Lady of Grace R.C. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

First Airfare, Then Gas, Now Drugs

Emboldened by their landslide victory, the Democrats have vowed to put prescription drugs back on the congressional agenda. But this time, they're back with an old and unwelcome twist: price controls. More...

Babylon School District voters reject bond proposals

Residents had the final say on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, as they rejected the two bond proposals presented by the Babylon School District. More...

Babylon Town bond rating is upgraded

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone announced that Moody's Bond Rating Services has upgraded the Town's debt rating to 'A2' from 'A3'. More...

Panthers fall in County final

They appeared to be two irresistible forces in a slugfest that went down to the wire. The Mount Sinai Mustangs edged the Babylon Panthers, 28-27 in the Suffolk County Division IV final at Stony Brook's LaValle Stadium. More...

Local woman likes her sports extreme

If you are one of those people who feels guilty about never finding the time to exercise, you don't More...

 

Schools/Sports

Manetuck Elementary in West Islip sends candy to servicemen for the holidays

Students and staff at the Manetuck Elementary School in West Islip donated their treats from trickn treating to local troops serving overseas. Chairing the effort was parent Chrissy Cavagnet, right, standing with Principal Mary Anderson. More...

Elementary students gather at Lindenhurst High School

On Halloween, elementary children throughout the district gathered at Lindenhurst High School, dressed as witches, princesses, and superheroes, for the school's 16th Annual Safe Halloween Celebration. More...

Lindenhurst Middle School recognized by Standard and Poor's Evaluation Services

Lindenhurst Middle School has been recognized by Standard & Poor's School Evaluation Services for significantly narrowing its achievement gap between the Hispanic/white population and the economically disadvantaged/ non-economically disadvantaged pop More...

Obituaries

Theresa Lennon Henry, former longtime Babylonian and wife of former Suffolk DA

Throughout her adult life, Theresa Lennon Henry used her talent, her skill and her devotion to care for her family, and for her community. More...

Mary Bonora: 102, artist born in Deer Park

Throughout most of her life, Mary (Baccarella) Bonora was a professional artist who specialized in pastel paintings of landscapes, flowers and birds. She died October 24, 2006 in Greenport. She was 102 years old. More...

Jessica Merritt Griffiths: West Islip resident and descendent of Thomas Powell , founder of Farmingdale

Longtime West Islip resident Jessica Merritt Griffiths, a descendent of Englishman Thomas Powell who purchased 15-square miles of land part of which became Farmingdale, died October 27, 2006 at her home. She was 82 years old. More...













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