May 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Employee nabbed for theft by Town's GPS

Suffolk County Police arrested a 42-year-old Babylon Town employee May 8, charging him with the theft of town property. Information about the theft was recorded on the town's GPS, which was then forwarded toSuffolk police for an investigation. More...

Babylon School District budget passes

It was a tense ten minutes between the time the polls closed at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, and the moment that the votes were tallied. More...

Babylon American Legion celebrates 88th anniversary

The American Legion Babylon Post #94, located at 22 Grove Place is celebrating its 88th anniversary. It was chartered in 1919 as a community service organization and is one of the earliest Chapters of The American Legion. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Athletic Notebook

Here's a look at the latest sports action for the schools in the coverage area of the Beacon and Record (all facts and figures as of May 14): Amityville The baseball team is 1-15 and hasn't won a game since April 18, its only win of the sea More...

West Islip students sign Letters of Intent

West Islip High School seniors Dennis Faherty, Mary Curran and John Badolato, shown left to right, signed Letters of Intent recently with the University of Connecticut, Canisius College in Buffalo, and Iona College in New Rochelle, respectively. More...

West Islip students Rope for Heart

Students in the Paul J. Bellew Elementary School in West Islip have set a goal of raising $30,000 for the American Heart Association by participating in Jump Rope for Heart. More...

Obituaries

Marjorie Stecher: Born and raised in Babylon

Marjorie Stecher (nee St. Armand), who was born and raised in Babylon, died April 26, 2007 at her home in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. She was 92 years old. More...

Mary Francis, formerly of Lindenhurst and Amityville

Devoted mother and grandmother Mary Francis died following a long illness April 29, 2007. She was surrounded by her family and was 75 years old. More...

Opinion

We're fed up with this country's wink-and-nod immigration policies

Let's preface this editorial by saying, no, in fact we do not expect this country to round up 12 million illegal aliens, put them on boats and planes and deport them back to their own countries. And neither do most Americans. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Civic Association raises questions about Republic Airport improvements

The following letter was written to Republic Airport officials concerning the revised environmental comments the airport made to the issues raised by the Woodland Civic Association concerning proposed improvements to the airport. More...

Three WB trustees elected in major upset

School budget passes by almost 2-1 margin

Three first-time school board candidates in West Babylon defeated three incumbents last week following a heated race. Voters in West Babylon also approved their annual school budget with a vote of of 1517 to 835. More...

Lindenhurst and other school budgets get big okay from the public

Edward Langone, Robert Vitiello and Ray Doran were elected to the Lindenhurst School Board on Super Tuesday, May 15. More...

DPSD budget passes, new faces on board

The Deer Park School Budget passed on May 15, by a narrow margin of 132 votes, 1,324 to 1192. More...

ALA News

Babylon American Legion holds Poppy Drive

The American Legion Auxiliary of Babylon Post 94 began its Poppy Drive, Friday evening, May 4 with the presentation of its "Poppy Girl" Caitlain Albarella. More...

Village of Babylon

Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be not rubbish or garbage pick-up Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. Residents should not put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays. More...

 

People/Social

Good Sam welcomes new Chairman of Emergency Med

Adhi Sharma, MD, recently joined the staff of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center as the Chairman of Emergency Medicine. In this role, Dr. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Throughout history cats have sparked social conscience and creativity in the greatest of minds. To DaVinci More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon PTA holds annual Evening of Lip Sync program

Babylon K-6 PTA recently held its annual Evening of Lip Sync program on March 29. The children dressed up and performed their favorite songs while lip syncing. More...

Village of Lindenhurst honors former trustee, Carol Tanner

The Village of Lindenhurst recently honored former Village Trustee Carol Tanner by renaming the ballroom at the Rainbow Senior Citizens Center in her honor. More...

Farmingdale State alumna Theresa Santmann makes a difference

Farmingdale State College alumna Theresa Santmann believes in giving back. She gives back both to her community and to her alma mater. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY Mortgage Electronic Registration           Systems, Inc., et al, Plaintiff(s) vs. More...













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