January 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon man faces eviction; commits suicide

The Suffolk County Police Department Homicide Squad and the Sheriff's Department are investigating the suicide of a 40-year-old W. Babylon man. More...

Lindenhurst Village bond rating upgraded

Lindenhurst Village Mayor Tom Brennan announced that Moody's Investors have once again awarded the Village of Lindenhurst with an A2 bond rating. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst students receive volunteerism awards

Several dozen Lindenhurst elementary and middle school students received v o l u n t e e r i s m awards recently in recognition of their outstanding community service. More...

National Merit Commended Students

Bay Shore High School Principal Edmund R. Frazier announced that students Caitlin Knapp, Thomas McCarthy, Kelly Morenus and Michael Rock have been named Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

WB High School boy's varsity soccer receives team scholar athletic award

The West Babylon High School's boys varsity soccer team recently received the New York State Public Schools Scholar Athlete Team Award. They were chosen for this award based upon the team's overall grade point average of above a 90. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Pezzoli, R.N.: N. Babylon resident & volunteer

Dorothy A. Pezzoli, New York State Nurse of the Year in 1999, and a longtime North Babylon resident, died November 18, 2006. She was 79 years old. In 1953 Mrs. More...

Applicant pulls plans for cellular tower in N. Babylon

Residents concerned it will be called up again

Residents in North Babylon say that even though the same application for a cell tower that they opposed has come up twice, and then been withdrawn, they remain concerned that the proposal has not died. More...

Resident looks to put Babylon Town on the board

A role of the dice will land you on either Park Place or in jail, in which you can opt to buy your way out. Too many this may resound the freedoms of the privileged, however, make no mistake of it, this is an American pastime: Monopoly. More...

Village offices closed Jan.15th

The Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick up on Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. More...

Dix Hills home burglary on video; police seek public's help in apprehending thief

Suffolk County Second Squad Detectives and Crime Stoppers are asking the public's help in locating and identifying a subject caught on home video surveillance as he steals money, jewelry and watches from a local home. More...

 

People/Social

A tough job, but someone had to do it!

Recently the Conklin House held its annual Holiday Cookie Contest and judges were needed to sample and judge each of the delicious entries. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

DIDN'T THE VILLAGE LOOK BEAUTIFUL FOR THE HOLIDAYS? If they ran a contest for the most beautiful Village on Long Island over Christmas, the winner would be our Village - hands down. The beauty translated into good business for our merchants. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Poster Pets of the Week

Furry leaders of the amalgamated canine and feline trade unions have demanded equal time this week. I'll try to appease both. More...

Library

This week at the library

+How to Lose 15-20 Lbs in 8 Weeks: Tuesday, January 16 from 7-8 p.m. +Book Discussion: Wednesday, January 17 from 7-8 p.m. +"The Devil Wears Prada": Thursday, January 18 at 3 p.m. Movie is rated PG13. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, January 13 +Bariatric Support Group: 9-10:30 a.m. Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info. call 376-4444. More...

BVAC to post upcoming events calender

With each new year brings reflection on the past and the possibilities of the future. The Babylon Village Arts Council are planning numerous exciting events for the upcoming year. More...

42nd Street comes to WB High School

Rehearsals are under way at West Babylon High School for the biggest production of the drama club's year! 42nd Street, this year's musical production selection, will be performed in the building's Performing Arts Center February 8 to 10. More...













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