September 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

BBS presents 34th Fair to Remember

It was a balmy, summer-like day for the Babylon Beautification Society Country Fair September 9, but at some vendors' booths it was Christmas with a wide assortment of holiday gifts and wares. More...

The Smartest Card of All

Lindenhurst Library trustee Diana Coyne reminds you that September is Library Card Signup Month, so stop in at the Lindenhurst Memorial Library and sign up for the smartest card of all. More...

Village negotiations with CSEA in fact finding

The ongoing labor dispute between the Village of Babylon and its CSEA Highway Department employees is now in fact finding. Already, the Village has had one meeting with the arbitor and says that the negotiations "are moving forward. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon Board of Education recognizes student artists

The West Babylon Board of Education recognized award-winning student artists at a recent board meeting. More...

Alleghany Avenue in Lindenhurst third grade students learn about Tar Beach

Tar Beach is a book and quilt painting by African-American author and illustrator Faith Ringgold based on her childhood growing up in Harlem. More...

West Babylon School District hosts Legislative Breakfast

The West Babylon School District hosted its annual legislative breakfast. Wellattended by the community, the breakfast featured local lawmakers including Assemblyman Robert Sweeney, 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, September 22 •Bariatric Support Group: 9-10:30 a.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. To register call 376-4444. More...

Albany Avenue Elementary in Lindenhurst 4th and 5th grade select chorus performs

Lindenhurst's Albany Avenue Elementary fourth and fifth Grade Select chorus under the leadership of Mr. Fabian Reyes performed at Community Forum on March 21. More...

Forest Avenue Elementary in W.Babylon honors student authors and artists

Forest Avenue Elementary School in West Babylon has announced its Authors and Artists of the Month for March. More...

Opinion

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No stealth amnesty measures will go unnoticed

Editorial

An amendment to the Department of Defense (DOD) funding bill, introduced for discussion this week by Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin, D-Ill., will, if approved, shove down the throats of Americans part of the massive immigration reform bill t More...

Let's keep the classroom for learning

There's been a lot of hoopla about banning cupcakes and sweet treats in our schools to address the growing problem of childhood obesity and in some schools the traditional birthday parties are being reconsidered. More...

BABYLON FOOTBALL:

Babylon takes Miller Place in opener

In the Battle of the Panthers, the Babylon Panthers beat the Panthers of Miller Place, 27-7 in an efficient display of football last Saturday at Williams Field. Babylon's Big Black Defense repeatedly stifled the Miller attack. More...

Lindenhurst resident Josephine Rachiele featured in World War II documentary

Josephine Rachiele, a Lindenhurst resident, is featured in a two-part documentary, which will air Wednesday, Sept. 20 and Thursday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. on WLIW21. More...

 

People/Social

Republican candidates support earthquake relief

Shown, left to right, are John Schettino and Tom Finley, candidates for Islip Town Council and Clara Datre, candidate for Islip Town Supervisor with Carlos Ramos, director, Peruvian American Chamber of Commerce of Long Island and Jose Paredes, pres More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

BABYLON TOWN MARKS 911. Families and friends of the victims, local notables gathered at our beautiful 911 memorial at Cedar Beach last Tuesday to pay tribute to the 48 town residents who lost their lives at that tragic event. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Dogs & the Kennels: Part 6 of the Babylon Westminster Kennel Clubhouse Search Pointer Paradise-100 years ago Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) clubhouse stood in the Babylon woods. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •English Country Dancing: Sunday, September 23 from 2-4 p.m. •How to Go Back to College at Any Age: Wednesday, September 26 from 7-8:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Robert Tucker, 25 year Babylon Villager

Longtime Babylon Village resident Robert Edward Tucker Sr., a retired Long Island Railroad employee, died July 11, 2007 in Charlotte, North Carolina. More...

Lois Whittaker, 25-year Babylon Village resident, local volunteer

Dedicated Southside Hospital volunteer and former Babylon Village resident Lois Whittaker died August 28, 2007 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland. She was 86 years old. More...

Obituary notices

Obituary notices are printed without charge, as space permits. Family members and funeral directors may submit obituary notices to us at 65 Deer Park Avenue, Babylon, More...













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