December 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

West Islip Tennis - Kristin Alotta captures 2007 suffolk singles championship

For the first time in West Islip School's history, a girl's single player won the Section XI singles championship and placed fourth in New York State. More...

Farmingdale Force GU13 Soccer team becomes division 2 champs

The Farmingdale Force girls under 13 soccer team completed the Long Island Junior Soccer League becoming Division 2 champ with a record of seven wins and two ties. More...

Police arrest two youths for calling in bomb scares

Amityville Village Police arrested two youths this week, charging them with calling in a total of four bomb scares, three to Amityville High School and one to Copiague High School, all within days of each other. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

William Rall Elementary School honors our Veterans

Students at Lindenhurst's William Rall Elementary School went all out to honor veterans this year with a school-wide program including singing patriotic and original songs, interactive games and riddles, students interviewing veterans, and student More...

Math madness in West Babylon

Students at the South Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District invited their parents to school for Family Math Night. Teachers at every grade level prepared fun and challenging activities for the children and their parents to try. More...

E.W. Bower first-graders perform Thanksgiving play

With songs of thanks, native- American costumes and great smiles, Lindenhurst's E.Bower first-grade students performed their annual Thanksgiving play. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Sign up for Tai Chi for Arthritis: Monday, January 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11 & 25 from 10-11 a.m. $12 pp fee. •Sign up for Crazy for Quesadilla's: Saturday, January 12 from 1-2 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, December 21 •New Mother's Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $50 per family x5 sessions. More...

Dynasty Limousines and Village Bridal & Boutique opens in Babylon Village

Village Bridal & Boutique and Dynasty Limousines held its official ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening reception on Dec. 11 at its new location, 10 John Street in Babylon Village. More...

Parents' Resource Center class

The Parents' Resource Center of the Deer Park School District offers community members an informal forum in which to discuss ideas and ask questions about any relevant issues or concerns they may have. More...

Opinion

A better resolution

Editorial

There is nothing like a new beginning. New beginnings offer all the hope of what might be, and a chance to set aside the disappointments, failures and misgivings of the past. Most important they are gifts that carry with them the spirit of hope. More...

Christmas miracle at Grand Central Station

I have seen all the movies, cartoons and stop-motion animation specials. More...

BSD PARP hosts annual Bingo event

On Nov. 16 Babylon K-6 PTA, held its annual P.A.R.P. (Parents as Reading Partners Bingo night. Children came with their families and friends to enjoy a night of Bingo, prizes and fun. More...

Democracy in action at Santapogue

The Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District held elections for Student Council recently. The candidates wrote their own speeches and made campaign posters. More...

Women's volleyball news...

The Mountain Valley Conference announced recently that SUNY Cobleskill women's volleyball team member freshman Danielle Skene, of West Babylon and a graduate of West Babylon High School, has been named to the 2007 All-Mountain Valley Conference Tea More...

Our Lady of Consolation announces new director of pastoral care

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center, West Islip, announces the promotion of Peggy Nixdorf, RN, NACC Chaplin, as the new director of pastoral care. More...

 

People/Social

West Babylon highlights the Constitution

Third-grade students at the South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon honored the United States Constitution by creating one of their own in the classroom. Mrs. More...

The Whalen's of West Islip welcome three new grandchildren

Jack and Carolyn Whalen of West Islip welcomed the arrival of three new grandchildren. Erin Abigail Palmeri was born January 16, 2007 at Southside Hospital to Domenick and Maureen Palmeri of West Islip. More...

Victoria Yakunin to wed Michael Lamacchia

Sandy and Andy Sobon of Babylon Village and Vladimir and Rosa Yakunin of Cleveland, Ohio announce the engagement of their children Michael Lamacchia to Victoria Yakunin. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa and sometimes he comes disguised as a State Supreme Court Judge. Duke will be home for the holidays. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Rudolfo, right, and Siamese mix kitten. More...

Obituaries

Martha E. Kluger, resident of West Islip

Martha E. Kluger, a resident of West Islip for 28 years, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her daughters Nov. 11, 2007. She was 105 years old. Mrs. Kluger was born in Sadenitz, Germany Feb. More...

Lorraine Alice Phillips Brill, former resident of Babylon

Lorraine Alice Phillips Brill, 77, a former resident of Babylon, died in Hendersonville, North Carolina Wednesday, Nov. 21. She was surrounded by her family. Born Jan. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY. RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, LLC, BY SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING, LLC, ATTORNEY IN FACT, Pltf. vs. RAYMOND SYLVESTER, et al, Defts. Index #06-27696. More...













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