April 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

Shown in the photo with Village of Lindenhurst Mayor Thomas Brennan and his new grandson, Benjamin, are Suffolk County Legislator Wayne Horsley and Village Trustee Michael Lavorata. More...

Babylon nurse receives award at National Conference

Lisa Clark of Babylon was accepted into the 2007 Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) Program. NIWI provides nurses the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through the legislative and regulatory processes. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Purebred rescue groups spread a safety net across the country. Some have stronger, wider nets. When a relatively rare purebred appears in a local town shelter, those concerned may be contacting breed experts for the first time. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 +Safe Boating: Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m.-noon. $10 pp for ages 10- 18. +Acting Workshop: Saturday, April 7 at 2:30 p.m. for young adults grade 6-12. 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, April 7 +Suffolk C. Grey Panthers: 1 p.m., The West Islip Library. Age & youth working for social & economic justice. Health plan info. For info. More...

Supervisor Steven Bellone announces annual Spring Eggstravaganza to be held Saturday, April 7

Supervisor Steven Bellone and Councilwoman Carol Quirk, chairwoman, Parks Committee invite all Town of Babylon residents, age 10 and under, to participate in the ninth annual Spring Eggstravaganza, Saturday, April 7, noon to 2 p.m. More...

Long Island Coalition for Life to hold Vigil Friday, April 6

On Friday, April 6, 10:30 a.m. to noon, the Long Island Coalition for Life invites all to join in its Good Friday Silent Vigil in Defense of Life in front of Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Report fans the flames of oppositon to windfarm

An independent study of the LIPA wind farm proposal has corroborated what many believed to be the case: the project is too costly, will provide too little additional energy and will burden Long Island ratepayers for too long. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

With "Friends" Like the Republicans Who Needs Enemies?

The Constitution Party the third largest political party (www.ballot-access.org) strongly denounces what is shaping up to be a wholesale sell-out by Republican Senators on course to reward illegal aliens by okaying AMNESTY.(S.9, S. More...

Flurry of projects underway throughout Town of Babylon

The site of a former Arby's Restaurant at the northeast corner of Sunrise Highway and North Niagara Avenue in Lindenhurst is undergoing the final plans for development. More...

Third Party candidate to make run against Peter King

Third Congressional District residents would vote for a new third party candidate if they are convinced the candidate would listen to them and vote on the basis of what the majority wants, according to North Massapequa resident Bill Corrigan who jus More...

Roof at JFK school in DP collapses; parents outraged but district moves quickly to ease concerns

Deer Park residents attended a school board meeting last week to express their outrage over an incident at the John F. Kennedy Intermediate School on Monday, March 26th in which the third grade corridor roof collapsed from extensive water damage. More...

Congressman King commends WB Scouts for Operation Cookie

Congressman Pete King met recently with members of the West Babylon Junior Girl Scouts to commend them for their "Operation Cookie" which sends Girl Scout cookies to our troops overseas. More...

 

Schools/Sports

West Islip PAWS Foundation honors two at annual dinner-dance

PAWS, the West Islip Education Foundation, held its second annual dinner-dance on March 16th at the Venetian Yacht Club. More...

Author/Illustrator returns to alma mater

It's always a good day when an children's author visits Babylon School District, but when that author/ illustrator is also a Babylon graduate, the event becomes extra special. More...

Deer Park's letter writing brings hope to soldiers

Students in Nancy Binger's E-Commerce education class at Deer Park High School recently visited kindergarteners in Tammy Cotrone's class at May Moore Primary School. More...

Obituaries

John Robbins, Jr., former South Oaks board member

John Clinton "Jack" Robbins, Jr., who was born and raised in Babylon, died March 3, 2007 at his home in Irvington, Virginia. He was 92 years old. Born to John C. and Mildred (Ross), he grew up and lived on The Crescent in Babylon for 18 years. More...

William A. Rossitto, former resident of West Islip

A funeral mass for William A. Rossitto, of Moriches, formerly of West Islip, was held on Monday, March 12, 2007 at St. Joseph's R. C. Church, Babylon. Mr. Rossitto died Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in Sarasota, Florida after a long illness. More...

Correction

An obituary that appeared in last week's edition for William Kolb listed two of his survivors incorrectly. Mr. Kolb of West Islip, is survived by his niece Christina and by his grand nephew Sonny Wyatt. We apologize for the error. More...













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