November 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local U.S. Navy pilot reports on performance of Prowler to its makers

Lt. Andrew D'Ambrosio, of Amity Harbor, returned to Long Island after serving eight months in Iraq, Afghanistan and other areas flying Grumman's EA-6B ICAP III Prowler. More...

WB Taxpayers to host school budget informational meetings

After months of investigation into financial and budgetary conditions in the West Babylon School District, the West Babylon Taxpayers Association will hold an information meeting for residents and taxpayers of the West Babylon School to District to More...

Correction:

The Oct. 6 edition of the Beacon listed the incorrect name for the Panther mascot. He is Geoffrey Ermert. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital appoints new Vice President of Medical Staff

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently appointed Kenneth Long, MAPT, as vice president of medical staff administration. He previously served as director of rehabilitation services. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon student designs poster for statewide art show

Each year, the New York State Art Teachers' Association (NYSATA) sponsors the Legislative Student Art Exhibit in the Legislative Office Building in Albany. The exhibit is composed of student artwork from all over New York State. More...

West Islip student is National Young Scholar

Gillian Gingher, a West Islip fifth grader at the Paul J. Bellew Elementary School, is a National Young Scholar. More...

Out of Rachel's Challenge comes Rachel's Club

Rachel's Challenge is a program of inspiration and kindness that came out of the Columbine massacre in 1999. Rachel Joy Scott was a remarkable young woman who was among the first to be killed that day at Columbine High School. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Make a Holiday Floral Centerpiece: Tuesday, December 4 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. $27.50 pp fee. •Poetry in the Village: Sunday, December 9 from 2-4 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, November 30 •Pain Management Group: 2-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info. call 376-4444. More...

Busy Halloween at Babylon Library

The children's department of the Babylon Public Library had many programs for its patrons to help celebrate Halloween. More...

Scouts to serve up spaghetti and more

December 2, 2007 Troop 194 will host its 35th annual Spaghetti Dinner. The event will be held at the Babylon Junior/Senior High School from 2 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Debbie Bonventre at 631-422-3840. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. More...

Babylon Town to tip toe through the tulips

Bellone commits to planting one million tulip and daffodil bulbs this year in volunteer project

The Town of Babylon is getting back to its roots. Once known for its lush display of tulips every spring, the Town kicked off a massive effort last week to plant 1 million tulip and daffodil bulbs this year. More...

People in the News

Gifted math scholar in West Babylon school

Joseph Serigano, a senior at West Babylon Senior High School was recently named a Long Island Young Scholar of Mathematics by the Institute for Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY Old Westbury. More...

Police seek public's help in finding DP bank robbers

Suffolk County Major Case Investigations Unit along with Crimestoppers is asking the public's help with identifying and locating three subjects who robbed a local bank in July of 2007. More...

BOCES to hold vote on construction

A proposal to replace a 36-year-old modular trailer at Western Suffolk BOCES will be the subject of a public meeting Wed., Dec. 5. More...

Horsley announces "YouTube" campaign

Suffolk County Legislator Wayne Horsley (D - Lindenhurst), has created a YouTube Videolog (Vlog) and Weblog (Blog) for civic education, generate real-time dialogue amongst Long Island residents, reduce paper use, and reduce administrative costs. More...

Support for divorce, separation and widowhood

The Beginning Experience offers help for the heartache of divorce, separation and widowhood. The group offers a weekend away for a lifetime of change. The next weekend it will be held Feb. 15 to 17, 2008. More...

 

People/Social

Carousel School preschoolers help with Thanksgiving food drive

Shown in the photo, preschoolers at the Carousel School in West Babylon reach out to our less fortunate residents by contributing to food baskets to be shared with local food kitchens. More...

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home celebrates Sukkah

On Tuesday, October 2 the Jewish residents at Our Lady of Consolation, West Islip, celebrated the holiday of Sukkah. More...

Mary Anne Greenauer celebrates her ninetieth birthday

Mary Anne Greenauer, a former resident of West Babylon, celebrated her 90th birthday with friends with a luncheon at her residence at John Knox Village, Orange City, Florida on October 23. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets,

If I'm frustrated, just can't imagine how discouraged these shelter cats must be. Every visit I see the same WONDERFUL adult cats at both Babylon and Oyster Bay town shelters. Kittens have upstaged them for the few precious homes available. More...

Oyster Bay Town Shelter

Rocky, More...

At Babylon Town Shelter

Sweet Pea, More...

Obituaries

George H. Dein Jr., longtime resident of Babylon Village and West Islip

Longtime resident of Babylon Village and West Islip George H. Dein, Jr. died on October 27, 2007. He was 90. He graduated Babylon High School in the 1930s and played football. More...

Opinion

Find the true spirit of the season

Editorial

Stores opening up at 4 a.m., and staying open 'till midnight or later, it's enough to give any holiday shopper agita. Don't be fooled, spending money and thinking of others is not that difficult. More...

Message on the environment: We need to be green

Public Commentary

Driving throughout Long Island is always a challenge. Over the past several months motorists have been greeted with blaring lights, traffic detours and heavy equipment chewing up our roadways. More...

Remember the injured soldier this holiday

Dear Editor: I would like to remind your readers that when making out their Christmas card list this year, to please include the following: A Recovering American soldier c.o Walter Reed Army Medical Center 6900 Georgia Ave. More...













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