January 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

Assemblyman Sweeney recipient of Community Service Award

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 82, recently presented Assemblyman Bob Sweeney with its Community Service Award for his support of the Chapter. Shown making the presentation to Assemblyman Sweeney is Chapter member Joe Ingino. More...

Correction:

A front page story in last week's editon about a fiery car crash and rescue contained an error. The vehicle did not turn over during the accident as reported . It came to a stop when it struck a tree. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

OUR SCHOOLS AT WORK

West Islip students and staff help local needy family

West Islip students and staff are joining forces to help a local family in need, working through the Lionheart Fund. According to Lionheart coordinator and Principal John Mullins, the family has lost the mother and the father is hospitalized. More...

North Babylon High School honored with school distinction award

The North Babylon athletic teams received a big state honor. More...

Lindenhurst High School students pay tribute to veterans

In observance of Veteran's Day, students at Lindenhurst High School took part in a " Ve t e r a n ' s Symposium," coordinated by h i s t o r y teacher Matt B o c a n f u s o . More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, January 19 +Vegas Night: 7 p.m., Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave. Food & drink available. For info. call 631-586-5429. More...

Moving On Widow and Widowers Group meeting to be held January 22

Moving On, a widow and widowers group will meet Monday, January 22, 7:30 p.m. in the O'Connell Room of St. Joseph's Church, 39 North Carll Ave., Babylon. More...

Amvets Nite at the Races to be held February 10

On Saturday, February 10, 7 p.m. AMVETS Post 18, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip, is sponsoring a Nite at the Races which will include a roast beef dinner, dessert, coffee, tea, tap beer and soda. The donation is $8. More...

Tanger puts up $$$ for study of plan to alleviate DP traffic

Owners of the proposed Tanger Retail Outlet in Deer Park have put up half million dollars to pay for a feasibility study for a proposed road from the Tanger retail site in Deer Park through the former Pilgrim Sate Psychiatric Center. More...

Better Babylon Party kicks off campaign; Scordino, Davida and Basile nominated

Question: What is really great about living in the Village of Babylon when you get older? Envelope please. Answer: Back-door garbage pick up. More...

People in the News

Eric Baranek, senior at West Babylon High School, was recently selected by the Executive Board of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Inc. as a member of the 2006 Suffolk County Golden Eleven-Football Team. More...

Police arrest two men for robbery at LIRR station

Suffolk County Police today arrested two Wheatley Heights men for the gunpoint robbery of a motorist in West Babylon. The two men may also have robbed another unknown person at the LIRR train station in Babylon. Errol M. More...

 

People/Social

Good Samaritan Hospital welcomes new board member

Salvatore F. Sodano, former head of the American Stock Exchange (Amex), former vice chairman of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and current dean of Hofstra University's Frank G. More...

Village Board approves new stop sign for The Crescent

A petition presented to the Babylon Village Board from residents of The Crescent has resulted in the board's decision to install a stop sign on that street at the intersection of Fire Island Avenue. More...

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla holds change of command

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 1-4 in Lindenhurst held a Change of Command party December 9, 2006 at the Bergen Point Country Club. Capt. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Too bad there isn't a sign that warns: BEWARE of Dog Rescuers- Dangerous and Deceptive. The bleeding hearts and the phonies are out there, biting the unsuspecting. They prey on town shelters and trample the name of reputable humane groups. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 +Register now for Yoga: Wednesdays, February 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. $36 pp fee. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Baxter: former Babylon Town Building's Dept. employee

Former Town of Babylon employee and dedicated mother of six, Dorothy Conlon Baxter died December 12, 2006 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. She was 85. More...

Memorial for longtime Babylon resident, Doris Thompson, to be held January 27

Longtime Babylon resident Doris Adele Thompson died peacefully December 24, 2006 in Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. The Babylon resident, who lived on Pershing Avenue for 59 years, was 91 years old. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Change in procedure at Babylon Village meetings would open process to the public

We'd like to suggest a change of procedure for the Babylon Village Board when it conducts its twice monthly business meetings. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Legislator addresses residents' concerns regarding Tanger Project

Dear Editor: Many residents from both Babylon and Huntington, who live near the proposed Tanger Mall project, have recently contacted me concerning the County Legislature's decision to permit Tanger's hook-up into the South West Sewer District. More...













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