February 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Firefighters help save lives in a different way

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently presented the West Islip Fire Department (WIFD) with its Community Service Award for host- ing a blood drive to help address the critical blood shortage on Long Island. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION AND KINDERGARTEN NOTICES

LSD kindergarten. More...

Congratulations to the scholars...

+Daniela B. Arias, Ricky R. Chen and Jacquelyn R. Hughes,all of Bay Shore, were fall 2006 candidates for graduation at Nassau Community College, Garden City. More...

Babylon School District bond vote set for February 13th

Concerns that taxpayer money be spent wisely pervaded the atmosphere at the informational meeting the Babylon School District held for the community on Monday, January 29, 2007. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 +Free Tax Counseling: Fridays, February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 April 6, & 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. By AARP. +Valentine's Chocolate: Saturday, February 10 from 2-3 p.m. For ages 13-17. More...

Obituaries

Jeanne Bowlan Zimmerman, former West Islip resident

Jeanne Bowlan Zimmerman, age 83, died on January 24, 2007 at Southampton Hospital due to cardiac arrest. She had been a resident of Hampton Bays, New York since 1990. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Struggle between Republic Airport and communities need a new direction

There are always intractable issues that surface when the concerns of business and economy intersect with the concerns of residents and homeowners. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

by Kevin Eastwood

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Public Commentary

Worn American Flags on display should be repaired or replaced

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7763 Massapequa Park, I wish to thank you for publishing the letter from Rosemary Styne of Bethpage concerning the poor condition of the American flags that are displayed outdoors. More...

W.I. students and parents to Board of Education: Keep Program Going!

It was standing room only at the January 11th West Islip Board of Education meeting courtesy of vocal students and their families asking that their enrichment classes be reinstated for next year. More...

People in the News

Sal Capitano, center, is shown receiving his 2nd Degree Black Belt. With him during the ceremony were his grandsons, Tyler Capitano of West Islip and Michael Breitfeller of Babylon. More...

Copiague firefighter saves woman and her daughter from burning building

A Copiague firefighter rescued a woman and her 11-year-old daughter from the roof of a burning Copiague building Saturday night. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village Arts Council

The Babylon Village Arts Council recognized Legislator Wayne Horsley in helping the organization to secure a 2006 Suffolk County Member Item Grant of $1500. More...

It's a Girl!!!

Ellen and Michael Altieri, of West Islip, announce the birth of their daughter Gabrielle Therese, born January 8, 2007, weighing eight pounds, eight ounces and was twenty and one half inches long. More...

Columnists - Free Access

PETS, PETS, PETS

The 131st Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show is only days away. 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, February 9 +New Mother 's Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info. call 376-4444. More...

Constantino Brumidi Vegas night to be held February 9

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park is sponsoring a Vegas Night, Friday, February 9. The doors open at 7 p.m. Food and drinks will be available. For more information, call 631-586-3928. More...

Christ Episcopal Church to celebrate Scout Sunday

On Sunday, February 11, at its 10 am service, Christ Episcopal Church will be celebrating "Scout Sunday." All Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are invited to attend in their uniforms to worship together and to be honored on this day. More...













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