April 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals to join Police Unity tour next month

On Saturday, May 12, a thousand Police Officers from throughout the country will ride into the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C., the end of a bike ride stretching hundreds of miles. More...

Local Lacrosse Previews

Athletic Notebook

Babylon Babylon is as good as its goalie, senior Mat Martinez. He was excellent last year and grabbed a scholarship to play with Cornell, and this year he'll help the Panthers compete for a county title. More...

Nipper is missing . . .

Around 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, the beloved icon that has been a part of Plessers storefront on Main Street in Babylon Village for over 70 years, went missing. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"X marks the spot." Wish it were that easy to pinpoint the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) clubhouse that was in Babylon from 1884 to circa 1925 (when it burned down). More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SUNDAY, April 15 +Community Outreach Dinner: 4 p.m., free, Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 109 Udall Road, W. Islip. For info. call 661-6740. +Grandparent's Class: 7-9 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. More...

Babylon Schools presents lowest budget increase in 15 years

With a year-to-year budget increase of 3.94 percent, Babylon School District administrators say this is the lowest budget increase in 15 years. More...

Babylonian to run in Boston Marathon

Seventy-one-year-old Babylon resident Jack Hanley is one of thousands of runners who will be ready and raring to go when the start gun goes off at the upcoming Boston Marathon on April 16. More...

Opinion

Editorial

State acts and our communities will be much safer for it

It's been a long, tough road, but a new law to be signed by Gov. Elliot Spitzer, will provide the best measure of protection against violent sexual predators for our children. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

   More...

Babylon Village should provide for community input at meetings

Dear Editor: On March 27 I attended a Babylon Village board meeting in order to support our Sanitation Department. Over the years I have attended the board meetings of four administrations and have never witnessed what occurred that night. More...

More school funding from Albany to LI schools

Governor gets more aid for Nassau and Suffolk

There's more money coming from Albany to Long Island's school districts as the New York State Legislature adopted its 2007-08 budget on time last week. While Gov. More...

Libraries to hold budget and board votes

Local libraries will be holding their budget and board of trustee votes in the coming weeks. Following is a list of libraries together with pertinent information for voters. More...

Heading west? Watch for construction on Sunrise Hwy.

After more than ten years in the planning, safety improvements along Sunrise Highway in Amityville and Massapequa are underway. More...

Albert Voorneveld tapped as new CHS Principal

A l b e r t Voorneveld, the principal at Copiague Middle School, was appointed as the new principal of Copiague High School at a school board meeting on March 5. His position will officially start at the beginning of the 2007-08 school year. More...

GOP headquarters in West Babylon on the auction block

Two signs in front of GOP headquarters tell a story. One says Vote Republican. The other, For Sale. The building at Great East Neck Road inW est Babylon is being sold, according to Anthony Pancella, the Babylon Town Party Chairman. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Islip Town meeting held at West Islip school

Islip Town meetings are being held this year out of Town Hall. The schedule of various locations offers residents a more convenient opportunity to see how town business is conducted, while giving town officials a chance to visit new venues. More...

Audubon society to hold fundraiser

The Great South Bay Audubon Society will hold its annual fundraiser dinner Monday, May 7 at Captain Bill's Restaurant in Bay Shore. There will be door prizes, raffles and several auctions,some offering original art work. More...

Oak Park Elementary students learn importance of donating blood

Students at Brentwood's Oak Park Elementary School learn about the importance of donating blood through the Long Island Blood Services' "Little Doctors Program." The students were given a bloodology lesson in addition to the school hosting a blood d More...

Obituaries

Memorial set for Doretta Fredenberg, Ô75 MHS graduate

A memorial mass will be held April 14, 2007 for former Massapequa Park native Doretta (Berton) Fredenberg who died February 20, 2007 at her home in California of gastric cancer. She was 49 years old and had grown up on Frances Lane with her sisters. More...

James Barrow: FBI's first African American Special Agent

St. Martin of Tours class of 1951 Alumni, James William Barrow died March 20, 2007 inT ampa, Florida. He proudly served as the first African-American Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigations for 35 years. More...

Santo Joseph Tavormina, longtime Massapequa K of C

Santo Joseph Tavormina, a longtime Knights of Columbus member and Massapequa resident died peacefully at his home on March 10, 2007. He was 82-years-old and a Knight for many years. He served as a Private in the U.S. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

At the Surrogate's Court held in and for the County of Suffolk at the County Center, on the 23 day of MARCH, 2007 PRESENT: HON. JOHN M. CZYGIER, JR., Surrogate - - - - - - X PROBATE PROCEEDING, WILL OF Harold A. Kaufmann, Deceased. More...













Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool