July 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

Third graders at the Forest Avenue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District made individual compilation books of the best of the poems they'd written throughout the school year and then illustrated each piece. More...

Islip Arts Council to host local orchestra at twilight concert

The Islip Arts Council is presenting The Joel Sikowitz Orchestra Dixieland Band as part of the Free Music at Twilight Concerts at the beautiful Gardiner's County park, Montauk Highway, West Bay Shore, Saturday, August 18, 6 p.m. More...

Correction

A quote in a story, "WI School Board tables tenure approval following concerns," which appeared in the June 27 edition, was incorrectly attributed to Tracy Madonia. In fact, Madonia said she has not taken a position regarding the issue. More...

Babylon: My Very Favorite Place

The following essay was written by Henry Brock, the grandson of Dick and Joan Crockett of Babylon. More...

Summer Concert Program

Argyle Park Gazebo

Friday evenings at 8:00 P.M. Sponsored by the Village of Babylon FREE ADMISSION Next Performance July 20, 2007 Jim Reed and The Banjo Rascals More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Scholars in the NEWS

•Raymond J. Wilson, of Bay Shore, received a bachelor's degree in business administration, from the State University of New York at Oswego on May 19. More...

Fowl Ball!

Weekly report on the DUCKS

Long Island Ducks outfielder Kevin Haverbusch joined three of his teammates last week at Lancaster's Clipper Magazine Stadium to take part in the 2007 Atlantic League All Star Game. More...

East Islip Dragons win Triple Crown

The two-time Long Island Junior Soccer League Sportsmanship Award recipients, the East Islip Red Dragons, have now won youth soccer's Triple Crown.The Triple Crown is the nearly impossible task of winning the State Cup, Waldbaum's Challenge and LIJ More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Harry Potter Celebration: Saturday, July 21 from 2-3:30 p.m. Kids will enjoy a magic show, crafts, face-painting and Potter cake! More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, July 22 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bayshore Road, Room 9, Deer Park. Free. For info. call 917-319-2819. More...

Simpson United Methodist Church to host concert August 14

Simpson United Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville invites you to a Free Concert on the lawn featuring the Bay Big Band, directed by Larry Levenberg and Bill Joseph, Tuesday, August 14, 8 to 10 p.m. More...

Vendors wanted

Vendors are wanted for a holiday craft fair/flea market to be held on the grounds of Dominican Village, 565 Albany Ave., Amityville on Saturday, November 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, contact 631-841-4803. 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...

WB's Shannon Smith heads to senior year Ñ and beyond

Shannon Smith has put up some impressive numbers. She's the Barry Bonds of New York State girl's lacrosse. Last season she set the New York State single season scoring record with 129 goals as a sophomore, this season she netted 122. More...

Babylon Village Planning Board reviews proposal for upscale town houses

A new set of plans that addressed many of the concerns raised by the Babylon Village Planning Board in October have been submitted for the board's continued review. More...

LSD announces this year's Pride of Lindenhurst winners

Each year the Pride of Lindenhurst Award is given in recognition of an outstanding contribution made by an individual or organization that instills pride in the Lindenhurst Public Schools and in the Lindenhurst Community. More...

Statistics show steady increase in emergency calls for WIFD

The West Islip Fire Department released the volume of their responses to emergency calls for the first six months of this year. These statistics show how many alarms the Fire Department replied to for each month. More...

Minnie Weigold celebrates her 103rd Birthday

West Islip's Our Lady of Consolation's resident Wilhelmina (Minnie) Weigold recently celebrated her 103rd birthday. Weigold was born June 15, 1904, in New York City and later moved to Long Island City and Corona. More...

Travelers' Club news

The club celebrated the last meeting of our study of Mexico with a dinner at Don Ricardo's Restaurant in Babylon on May 7. Members and guests savored the various flavors of the restaurant's Mexican cuisine, and enjoyed the decorations and music. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund

Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce president Donna Consola presents Babylon Village high school senior Monica Palmiotto with a check from the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund. More...

Town of Babylon 911 Memorial at Cedar Beach

The Town of Babylon 9/11 Memorial continues to undergo construction and expansion. More...

Navy Ensign Matt Kiernan completes Naval program

Navy Ensign Matt C. Kiernan, son of John J. Kiernan of Babylon, recently completed the four-year officer development program at the U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

AND THE WINNERS ARE: In last week's column we said that we would print the prize winners from the All Village Celebration in this week's column. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Hurricane season is here, and will peak around September 10th. "Leave No Pet Behind" has become post- Katrina's mantra for animal caretakers. More...

Obituaries

Casey Padilla, longtime Babylon Village resident

It was only about five years ago that Casey Padilla's children learned that the longtime Babylon Village resident was a decorated veteran of World War II. More...

Fritz Massmann, Babylon's legendary Nets trainer

Frederick "Fritz" Robert Massmann, a trainer with the New Jersey Nets when they were still known as the New York Nets, died of heart illness at his Babylon Village home on June 24, 2007. He was 80 years old. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Don't be fooled by email scam

The latest email scam involves a message to potential victims advising them that they are under investigation by the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) criminal investigation division. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

New law protects consumers online

Dear Editor: With more and more New Yorkers making purchases online, they need assurances that the merchandise they buy arrives at their door and in a reasonable amount of time. More...













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