October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

In 17th L.D. heated race between D'Amaro and Cook

When Robert Cook talks about issues, you might have to double check his party banner. The Melville resident is running as a Republican for the seat currently held by S.C. Leg. Louis D'Amaro, a Democrat. More...

North Babylon Schools to host health forum

The North Babylon community is invited to join Assemblyman Bob Sweeney, local dignitaries and a distinguished panel of education, health, design and environmental experts as the North Babylon School District hosts Greening Schools for Healthy Child More...

Mystal, Brown and White vie for Legislative seat in 15th L.D.

The two political opponents of incumbent Democrat Legislator Elie Mystal have critized him for not being a vocal and visible representative for his constituents. More...

McVeety and Gordon face challenge for Town seats from Connors and Giambruno

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone is not up for reelection this year after having won a four-year seat two years ago. More...

MEET YOUR CANDIDATES

Suffolk County Executive REPUBLICAN GREEN PARTY CANDIDATE Steve Levy Also running on the Democratic, Conservative, Working Families lines Ahmad Ali Mitchel-El Mitchel-El is a lifelong resident of Suffolk County, a professional musician an More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: Once again the opinions expressed this week may (or may not) be those of your friendly pet columnist. My Afghan Hound, the BEACON Beauty Queen, returns with practical ideas about dressing up your dog for Halloween. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Tai Chi for Arthritis: Mondays, October 29 Nov. 5, 19, 26 & Dec. 3 & 10 from 10-11 p.m. •Sign up for Everything Harry Potter: Tuesday, October 30 from 7-8:30 p.m. For young adults and adults. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Kiesel, 88, longtime Babylon resident

When former Babylonian Dorothy Elizabeth Kiesel was not entertaining loved ones she could be found on the golf course, at the bowling alley or fishing on the family boat. More...

Mary Horan, 74 year West Islip resident

Longtime West Islip resident Mary Frances Horan, who was described by her family as a loving homemaker, died September 18, 2007 at her daughter's home on Shelter Island where she lived since 2006. More...

Opinion

Halloween is not a day off from civility

Editorial

Halloween is coming, and this is a good time to sit down with your children, particularly your teenagers, and discuss how to celebrate the event without causing problems , vandalism, loitering and other behaviors that are unlawful and unacceptable. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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DP School Board president responds to “unfair” editorial

Public Commentary

Dear Editor; I would like to clarify some information written in the October 18, 2007 editorial published in the Babylon Beacon that unfairly misrepresents the intentions of the Deer Park Board of Education. More...

Officials work to keep Halloween under control in Village this year

Last year, when bands of roving young people went down residential streets in Babylon Village, intimidating residents and causing vandalism, Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino made a promise to himself and the residents of the Village: Never agai More...

Babylon Football: Panthers come back again, edge Knights 17-13

For the second straight time, the Babylon Panthers came from behind to win in the fourth quarter. They scored fifteen points in the final nine minutes to edge the Glenn Knights, 17-13, in Babylon's Homecoming game, Saturday at Williams Field. More...

In 11th L.D., Barraga seeks re-election; his opponent is MIA

Saying that he enjoys working on behalf of the people of Republican S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (11th LD) is seeking re-election and is opposed by Democrat John R. More...

DP man struck and killed by automobile in Babylon Village; police ask for public's help in investigation of accident

Suffolk County Police First Squad is investigating a motor vehicle crash Oct. 21, at Little East Neck Road and Trolley line Road, Babylon, claiming the life of a Deer Park man in an accident. More...

Tapping into the hearts and minds of voters this election

When it comes to knowing what is on the minds of voters this election season, there's not much disagreement between the major parties. More...

Proposition on this year's ballot

PROPOSAL 1 (STATE-WIDE) Amendment to Article 14, section 1 of the Constitution, in relation to the use of forest preserve lands for wells for a municipal water supply in the hamlet of Raquette Lake, Hamilton county. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Brentwood art teacher creates welcoming mural

Nick Groudas, art teacher at East Middle School in the Brentwood Union Free School District, created New Beginnings, a mural that demonstrates how the school district and community work together to enhance education. More...

Brentwood's marching band takes first place

Brentwood High School's Green Machine Marching Band in the Brentwood Union Free School District is kicking off the school year with continued success. More...

Events & Bulletin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, October 26 •Pain Management Support: 2-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info. call 376-4444. More...

Get prepared to be scared!

WestIslip family to host fundraiser haunted house event this weekend

Once again, Kendrick Family is having a Haunted House located at 841 Udall Rd., West Islip. To add to the pleasure of the night, all proceeds go to the school district's Lionheart Fund, which helps neighbors in times of crisis. More...

Legislator Stern honors student for charitable work

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD awarded 10-year-old Jana Archila with a Proclamation at the August General Session of the Legislature in Hauppauge. Jana, a student at Thomas J. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CREDIT SUISSE HEAT 2005-9 , Plaintiff, AGAINST HENRY MCKEY, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...













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