July 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon holds annual All-Village Celebration

Beneath sunny skies, cool temperatures and a beautiful breeze, Babylon Village residents got together for the annual All-Village Celebration Sunday, July 8. More...

Former Babylon resident is recognized

A former Babylon Village resident Victor Weinstein, a Babylon High School graduate and now a physician practicing in Charleston, was recognized for his professionalism and compassion in the Charleston Post and Courier recently. More...

Babylon resident joins the Peace Corps in Mauritania

Heather Kay Wyllie, 22, the daughter of Dane and Michele Wyllie of Babylon, has been accepted into the Peace Corps. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Troop 319 of Babylon Village holds book drive

Brownie Troop 319, of the Babylon Village Girl Scouts, held a very successful book drive in early Spring. They collected more than 1,000 books. Pictured are the girls sorting the books by age category. More...

W.I. Honor Society raises money for Cancer Research with a relay for life

Twenty-five West Islip National Honor Society members recently participated in Relay For Life, a national fundraiser where teams take part in an overnight walking relay from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. More...

West Gates Elementary in Lindenhurst hosts blood drive

Students at Lindenhurst's West Gates Elementary learned about the importance of donating blood through the Long Island Blood Services "Little Doctors" program. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Low Impact Exercise: Mondays, July 16 & 23 from 10-11 a.m. $8 pp fee. •Jewelry Making Workshop: Tuesday, July 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for adults. $5 pp. More...

Obituaries

Trudie Walker, former Babylon Village resident

Trudie (Gertrude) Walker, a former longtime Babylon Village resident, died at her home inDelray Beach, Florida May 23. She was 95 years old. Mrs. Walker (nee Gertrude Vette) was married to Robert S. Walker. More...

Vincent Reisen, former W.I. resident and car mechanic

Longtime West Islip resident Vincent O. Reisen, who owned and operated the South Shore Garage in Babylon, died June 5, 2007 in Spring Hill, Florida where he had lived for the past six years. Born in Bellport, Mr. More...

Opinion

No excuse for bad behavior

For thousands of years, young people have often left their elders shaking their heads and wondering why they act as they do. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

The Beacon invites readers to present their views, ideas and issues. Please submit letters to the editor to us at 65 Deer Park Ave., Babylon, NY 11702. Letters should be signed and include a daytime telephone number for verification purposes only. More...

What Freedoms Did Americans Celebrate on the Fourth?

Public Commentary by Jacob G. Hornberger

The Fourth of July celebrations brought forth the predictable pronouncements that U.S. troops in Iraq are defending the freedoms expressed in the Declaration of Independence. Nothing could be further from the truth. More...

Police seek public's help in local bank robbery

A man walked into the Chase Bank in Deer Park, shortly after 11 a.m., Thursday, July 5 and handed the bank's assistant manager a note. More...

People in the News

Deer Park resident Vera Rich, a Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, volunteer, was elected to a one-year term as president of the Nassau- Suffolk Council of Hospital Auxiliaries. Her term expires June 2008. More...

Everybody into the pool

The Babylon Village pool officially opened under a brilliant blue sky and warm temperatures. In top photo, Ron Camilleri, watches his son Jason, 5, show his comfort level in the pool as instructor Kerri Whalen watches on. More...

Two local high school graduates awarded scholarships

The Babylon Fire Department at its June monthly Warden's meeting honored two local high school graduates with scholarships funded from their annual Scholarship Committee chaired by Firefighter Eugene Cuneo- Ret. Principal NB High School. More...

Amateur HAM radio operators hold emergency drill

A simulated emergency program for amateur HAM radio clubs throughout the United States and Canada took place June 23 and 24th. More...

 

People/Social

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney presents New York State Assembly Proclamation to Ladies Auxiliary

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney presented a special New York State Assembly Proclamation to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Lindenhurst Fire Department as part of their 70th anniversary celebration. More...

Happy Birthday

Happy 15th Birthday to Anna Francesca Guerrero of Valley Stream. Her mom Annie works at the Babylon Post Office on Cooper Street. More...

NYSED announces the Department of the Year Winners for 2006-2007

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) and the Business Teachers Association of New York State have announced selections for Department of the Year Winners for 2006-2007. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

ONE OF THE BEST EVER The All Village celebration last Sunday afternoon attracted a large group of residents to honor the volunteer of the year, Mary Ellen Sullivan who has been involved in so many worthwhile causes in the Village over the years, s More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Heartworm is like "Jaws". Just when you think you know who is safe, the facts change More...

Events & Bulletin

United Methodist pre-school tours Babylon Village Fire Dept.

Students from Babylon United Methodist preschool went on a tour of the Babylon Village Firehouse last month. The 4 p.m. Red Room class with their teachers, Mrs. Shores and Mrs. More...

West Babylon resident celebrates Fourth of July holiday

John Kamerer (center, bottom row), son of Fred and Laurie Kamerer of West Babylon, celebrated the Fourth of July holiday with his cousins at a family reunion. Shown are: Top row, Amy Watt, Christian Kamerer, (John's brother), and Kelly Watt. More...

Help needed to collect school supplies for homeless children

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD is partnering with Presiding Officer William Lindsay of the Suffolk County Legislature to bring school supplies to more than 300 homeless children throughout Suffolk County. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, AGAINST PEARL BROWN, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...













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