October 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

West Islip teams win State Sportsmanship award

West Islip High School's sports teams and their coaches have won the New York State Good Sportsmanship Award for the second consecutive year, it was announced this week by West Islip Director of Athletics Wayne Shierant. More...

Deer Park's come-back-kid wins prestigious County award

Deer Park High School senior James Pozankowski is the proud recipient of the Suffolk County Youth Bureau's "Celebrating Youth" Achievement Award. More...

West Babylon hosts open school night

The Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District held an open school night on September 27. Members of the faculty were given the opportunity to highlight various aspects of the curriculum. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Tai Chi for Arthritis: Mondays, October 22, 29 Nov. 5, 19, 26 & Dec. 3 & 10 from 10-11 p.m. •Bus Trip to West Point Military Academy: Tuesday, October 23 from 7 a.m. to @8 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Eddie Muir, 69-year Bay Shore firefighter

Longtime Bay Shore resident Edgar "Eddie" W. Muir selflessly spent much of his life volunteering his time with the Bay Shore Fire Department and with the Masons. He died September 15, 2007 at the age of 92. Mr. More...

Angela Marchetti, resident of West Babylon

West Babylon resident Angela Marchetti died September 10, 2007. She was 74 years old. Mrs. More...

Doris McKnight, NBSD security guard

West Babylon resident Doris Y. McKnight, who was a security officer for the North Babylon School District, died September 17, 2007. She was 51 years old. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD Pursuant to provisions of Local Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Accessory Apartment Review Board will hold a Public More...

In 16th LD incumbent Leg. Steve Stern opposed by William M. Groh

Smack, dab, right in the middle of the 16th Legislative District is the controversial Tanger Mall project, which will be the largest retail center in the Town of Babylon. More...

Cub Scout Pack 99 launches fall activities

Cub Scouts from Pack 99 launched their fall activities with a trip to the LIRR train yard in Speonk, a clean up at Cedar Beach and a coat drive. More...

 

People/Social

Suffolk County Police raid illegal massage parlor; arrest 3 women

Once again, Suffolk Police have raided and shut down an illegal massage parlor in which, they said, women were offering sex for a fee. First Precinct Crime Section officers executed a search warrant Thursday, Oct. More...

Candidate alleges Town violated his he's suing over political sign

Edward White, the Independent candidate running for S.C. Leg. More...

Local Scholars make the news

•Erin Conway, of Babylon Village, graduate on May 18, cum laude from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, earning a bachelor of science degree in business management. She is a 2003 graduate of Babylon High School. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

THE WEATHER COOPERATED AGAIN for the 12th annual Apples and Art festival held at the Conklin House last weekend, and the place was more crowded all weekend long than we've ever seen it. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Hund Holy Grail-Part 7 of the Babylon Westminster Clubhouse Search: I've walked past Sensation's grave. I can feel it in my bones. The famous dog show Pointer is pointing towards Pilcher. More...

Events & Bulletin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, October 20 •Bariatric Support Group: 9-10:30 a.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For time & info. More...

Town offers assistance to homeowners in filing for property tax rebate

Receiver of Taxes, Corinne DiSomma would like to inform homeowners that the deadline to file for the 2007 New York State Property Tax Rebate Check is Friday, November 30, 2007. More...

Live Poets Society to host writing workshop series

The Live Poets Society will be holding its 2007 Saturday Poetry Writing Workshop Series, October 20 and 27 and November 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk, 28 Brentwood Rd., Bay Shore. More...

Opinion

Deer Park School District should have returned funding for new roof to taxpayers

Editorial

When government entities make a commitment to the public, there is a tremendous responsibility and moral obligation to maintain the faith. More...

Sen. Johnson says legislators working to void Spitzer's driver license plan

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: I was shocked to read your editorial in this week's Beacon entitled, "We hear the silence from Albany all the way here on Long Island. More...













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