January 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

100 percent compliance in Babylon SLA checks

There is nothing new about police routinely checking to ensure that the owners of delis and mini marts are complying with the law by refusing to sell beer or other alcohol to underaged customers. More...

Corrections

A front page story in last week's edition about changes on some of the Babylon Village boards, contained some incorrect information. William Lockwood retired from the Planning Board after twenty (20) years of service. More...

Police arrest two at illegal Copiague massage parlor

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section Officers executed a search warrant at a Copiague business which resulted in the arrest of two women Monday, 4 p.m., Jan. 14. More...

WI's State Champion lacrosse team receive rings

There were congratulations all around as the West Islip Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team members received their State Championship Rings on January 3. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Progress in the Search for Sensation: Sunday April 22nd, 1923… Do you happen to recall what you were doing that day? Sure wish someone did. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Make & Eat Some Valentine Chocolates: Sat., Feb. 9 from 12-1:30 p.m. for grades 6-12. •Adult Valentine Craft: Mon., Feb. 11 from 7-9 p.m. $3 fee. •Researching your Home: Tues., Feb. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Feb. 2 •Amputee Support: 1:30 p.m., Southside Hospital, 301 E. Main Street, Bay Shore. For info. call 968- 3477. •S.C. More...

Babylon Business Women annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Argyle Park took place in spite of a wintry windy afternoon. Sponsored by the Babylon Business Women, President Elizabeth Karoly led the ceremonies. Karoly introduced Rev. Conrad Shauch, Pastor of St. More...

Scholars in the NEWS

•Amanda Cooper, the daughter of Joseph and Pamela Cooper of West Islip, was named to the dean's list for the first semester of the 2007-2008 school year at Hope College, Holland, Michigan. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Reduced BOCES funding is wrong step for state

We have begun the annual dance in New York State that sets the tempo of school funding for the coming year. This year's numbers, announced by G. Eliot Spitzer, sound, at first beat, to be optimistic. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Environmentalist says Suffolk can do better in handling of plastic bags

DearEditor: Although I applaud any recycling effort, this law is just another lukewarm measure that does not seriously address the environmental and economic concerns caused by the continued manufacture and use of plastic bags (not to mention the More...

West Babylon Taxpayers look to work with WBSD to slow tax rate increases

The West Babylon Taxpayers Association (WBTA), which has been holding public meetings to inform and educate the community about the school budget, is asking the school district to make some changes this year. More...

New Suffolk recycling law is in the bag

That plastic bag that you carried your shopping home in today may just become the fence in your back yard, or the bench in your front garden next year. More...

Plans for Moose Lodge property in West Islip

Islip in negotiations with owners to clean & upgrade "blighted" site

A plan to subdivide property at 2044 Union Blvd., West Islip, which now houses an abandoned Moose Lodge, is under discussion between officials of the Lodge, which owns the property, and the Town of Islip. More...

West Islip FD monthly statistics

The West Islip Fire Department released the total number of responses they made to emergency calls for the month of December, as well as its annual figures. More...

Local Orthodontist donates new golf facility to DPSD

Deer Park's High School courtyard is now home to a new golf practice facility. Complete with turf putting greens and driving cages, Deer Park's golf teams now have an exclusive place to improve their game on school grounds. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Deer Park HS students accept the challenge

Students at Deer Park High School experienced Rachel's Challenge, a dynamic program that motivates posit ive changes in the way students treat one another. More...

A great trip to the principal's office in West Babylon

Students at the South Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District don't fear the dreaded trip to the principal's office anymore - for many of them in fact it has become a favorite event now that they are participating in the "I Read t More...

West Islip's Haunted House at Halloween

West Islip's Haunted House, created by two high school students, was by all reports the biggest and best yet since the girls first introduced it several years ago. More...

Obituaries

Arthur Kroecker, beloved Babylon-area volunteer

Arthur Kroecker was a dedicated parishioner who loved his church, his family- and his Babylon community. He died at Christa House in West Babylon on December 27, 2007 at the age of 86. More...

Babylon Village's Arlene Dunfee at 80

Retired Babylon Public School stenographer and longtime Babylon Village resident Arlene V. Dunfee died Dec. 30, 2007 in Middle Granville, New York. The loving mother, wife and grandmother was 80 years old. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company: Garraffa Brothers, LLC ("LLC"). Articles of Organization filed with the New York Secretary of State ("NYSS") on December 3, 2007. Office location is in Suffolk County. More...













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