November 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

WI students commemorate Veterans Day

West Islip students consider Veterans' Day a true holiday to be acknowledged. Oquenock Elementary School kindergartener Sara Tourigny perhaps summed it up best when she said, "Veterans protected the country so I can see the flag everyday. More...

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Schools/Sports

OUR SCHOOLS AT WORK

Babylon's NAHS enter art competitions While the school year has only just begun, the students in Babylon Junior-Senior High School's National Art Honor Society (NAHS) are already immersed in art competitions and shows. More...

Robotics and Lionheart receive donation from West Islip Chamber of Commerce

The West Islip High School Robotics Team participated in the West Islip Chamber of Commerce Expo held at LaGrange on Oct. More...

North Babylon students beautify local post office

Students from Parliament Place Elementary in the North Babylon School District put their creative energy and artistic ability to use as they painted a festive fall mural on the front window of the North Babylon Post Office on Tuesday, October 23. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Ballroom Dancing: Monday, November 26 from 7-8:30 p.m. Learn swing, salsa & the tango! •AARP Driving Course: Thursday, November 29 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 pp fee. More...

Events & Bulletin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, November 25 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bay Shore Road, Room 9, Deer Park. Free. For info. call 917-319-2819. More...

Travelers Club holds meeting

The second meeting of the Travelers' club was held at the home of Nancy Calabrez on Oct. 22. Continuing the study of China, the first paper of the evening was presented by Jane Matlach who reported on the buried treasures of China. More...

College Board names seven AP scholars at Babylon HS

The College Board, in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams, recently announced that seven students at Babylon Junior- Senior High School have earned the designation of AP Scholar. More...

Opinion

Editorial

An open letter to Gov. More...

Public Commentary

Writer wants more action to control speeding on DPA

Dear Editor: I know I am a few weeks late here to a quick response to your article regarding vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed on Deer Park Avenue, ( Beacon, Sept. 6, Babylon Village residents look to slow down traffic on DPA). More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Babylon Village pulls public tower project

Following significant public outcry, the Babylon Village Board announced last week that it was pulling a proposal to put up a cellular communications tower on Village-owned property at Lewis Pond Circle. More...

People in the News

South Bay Elementary Family Math Night winners

Students at the South Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District invited their parents to school for Family Math Night. Estimation contests were among the many activities offered to the participants. More...

The Beacon's Athletic Notebook

Note: All information in this notebook is as of Nov. 11. Here's a look at how the local school's athletic programs did this fall: Amityville: See story, page 1 Babylon: The girl's soccer team lost, 2-1, to No. More...

 

People/Social

Allstate Foundation awards local agent Agency Hands in the Community Award

Allstate Insurance Agent Leonard Corazza, of Islip Terrace, whose office is located at 871-7 Connetquot Avenue has been awarded the Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to volunteering in the community. More...

Legislator Stern holds first hearing of County-wide underage drinking task force

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD recently presided over the first of three public hearings of the Suffolk County- Wide Underage Drinking Task Force at the Legislature in Hauppauge. More...

Brentwood students receive community award

Recently, five students from Brentwood High School in the Brentwood Union Free School District received the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. This award honors young people for outstanding volunteer service in their communities. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

SOME 600 FOREVER PAN AM EMPLOYEES attended the 80th reunion of the company employees held in Coconut Grove in Florida last week. Among them were Babylon Village's Joe Leone. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sadie is "Almost Home" now. Discarded by an owner, who just didn't want her any more, this trembling Cattle Dog mix hid in the back of her kennel every time a visitor walked by at a town shelter. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

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Obituaries

Shirley Skeffington, well-known and beloved Babylonian

Longtime Babylon Village resident Shirley S. Skeffington who was an active member of local clubs and a supporter of many more, died September 21, 2007. She spent her life loving her family, colleagues and friends. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HOMESIDE LENDING, INC., Plaintiff, AGAINST GERALD MORRIS, ELAINE MORRIS, ET AL. , Defendant(s). More...













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