March 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst resident to attend U.S. Air Force Academy

Shown in the photo, Congressman Peter King (R-Seaford) congratulates Kevin Sabella, Jr. of Lindenhurst for earning a Congressional Nomination to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Sabella will be graduating from Lindenhurst High School. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Athletic Notebook

The hometeam rundowns

For many high school athletes, the national letter of intent day is one of the most important days of the year, for others, it's just any ordinary day. More...

Copiague's Gibson and Walker lead their team

When Copiague's Gabrielle Gibson and Ieasia Walker reached the 1,000 career point mark this season, most would have suspected that the ends of two spectacular high school careers were near. They thought wrong. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT'S TIME TO PLAY CATCH UP with the news as we haven't written the column for several weeks, so here's what's happening... SHE'S SO TALENTED! More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: MONDAY, March 12 +Babylon School Board: 8:15 p.m., budget meeting, Babylon Junior-Senior High School library. For info. call 893-7925. More...

Moving On group to meet March 19

Moving On, a widow and widowers group will meet Monday, March 19, 7:30 p.m. in St. Joseph's Church, the O'Connell Room, 39 North Carll Ave., Babylon. More...

Brentwood North students spaghetti dinner

Students in Brentwood's North East Elementary School recently enjoyed a spaghetti dinner cooked and served to them by their teachers. Over 200 parents, students and teachers attended the sweetheart dinner. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. "MERS" C/O WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, AGAINST MICHAEL HIXENBAUGH, ET. AL., Defendant(s). More...

Bulldogs undefeated season basketball team moves to the finals

Chris Johnson is the heart and soul of Lindenhurst's boys' basketball team. Whenever the Bulldogs need a clutch point, he's there. Whenever the Bulldogs need a burst of energy, Johnson delivers. More...

West Babylon Elementary "Authors of the Month"

West Babylon's Forest Avenue Elementary School fourth grade students Anna Coll and Xiomara Marquez were selected as the January authors of the month for impressively incorporating the theme of winter into their works. More...

DP Fire officials call for assurances on traffic mitigation plans near Tanger Mall project

Deer Park Fire District officials continue to raise concerns about the impact of the new Tanger Mall project on traffic, and more specifically on response time of their fire and rescue volunteers. More...

 

People/Social

West Islip School District celebrates PTA Founders' Day

West Islip School District celebrated the 110th anniversary of the founding of PTA in New York State, the largest and oldest volunteer organization working exclusively on behalf of children. More...

Endangered species program vacancies

Suffolk County Department of Parks is currently accepting applications for seasonal openings in its Endangered Species Protection program for the 2007 season. More...

L.I. 2-day Breast Cancer Walk group to meet March 29th

On March 29, 7 p.m. a kick off meeting Long Island Two-Day Breast Cancer Walk will be held. The public is invited to attend the informational evening about the Walk to be held June 9 and 10. Walkers and volunteers are needed. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 +Free Tax Counseling: Fridays, March 9, 16, 23 April 6, & 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. By AARP. +Have a Sell-Out Garage Sale: Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m.-noon. More...

Obituaries

John Feeney, 93, resident of Bay Shore

Longtime Bay Shore resident John J. Feeney died February 10, 2007. He was 93 and lived in the area for more than 50 years. Born in the Bronx, he later served in the 82nd Army Airborne during World War II. More...

Opinion

Mothers know best

If there is one way to understand the impact of a home that is used for illegal drug and weapons activity on a community, it is to speak to the women who live nearby. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Put patients first with real health care reform, not cuts

Dear Editor: In announcing his plans to reform New York's health care system, Governor Spitzer said he wants to put patients first. Unfortunately, the cuts he would impose on health care providers would diminish their ability to care for patients. More...













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