February 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

Budding authors at WB's Forest Avenue School The Forest Avenue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District shines the spotlight on the school's best authors and artists each month. More...

Police make 9 arrests at Wyandanch home

Suffolk County's First Squad Detectives, with the assistance of Emergency Services and First Precinct COPE Units, executed a search warrant on Jan. 23 at a home at 65 Jefferson Avenue, Wyandanch. More...

Hannon: New law protects airline passengers at NY airports

With winter breakfast approaching, travelers will be pleased to know the Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights is in effect, since January 1, to provide passengers stranded on airplanes at New York airports with basic amenities to make their wait more More...

Cornell Cooperative Extension honors Senator Hannon

New York State Senator Kemp Hannon (R-6th S.D.) was recently honored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, with the 2007 "Friend" Recognition award for Senator Hannon's dedicated support of health initiative programs. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park School District took part in emergency drill held at Deer Park High School

While it's common for districtwide instructional staff to meet with the Superintendent and central office administration days before the beginning of a new school year to prepare for the return and subsequent instruction of students, in Deer Park, More...

Oldies concert held at Lindenhurst High School

The first annual Oldies Concert, held on Nov. 3 at Lindenhurst High School, was a success and sponsored by the Robotics and Auto Clubs. More...

West Babylon School District drive for UNICEF

Students at Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District organized a drive to raise funds for UNICEF, which sends aid to children around the world, just in time for Halloween. More...

Obituaries

Foster Mother Vivian Bradley, of West Islip

Longtime West Islip resident Vivian A. Bradley, who was a loving foster mother to many children in Suffolk County, died after a long-term illness Dec. 31, 2007. She was 81. More...

Dorothy Belfiore, retired Babylon Town worker

Dorothy H. Belfiore, who spent most of her life and career in Babylon, died Jan. 5, 2008 in the University Medical Center at Princeton, New Jersey. She was 85 years old. More...

Mamie Branch,West Babylon resident

Longtime Amityville resident Mamie Branch spent her life in a graceful, loving way, according to her family. She was 102 years old when she died Jan.10, 2008 at Berkshire Nursing Home in West Babylon. She was born Oct. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-1 , Plaintiff, AGAINST SATERIA HATCHER, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

An eye on downtown: Lindenhurst Village first in County to install cameras to combat crime and vandalism

Responding to reports of customer intimidation and vandalism along the business district in the Village of Lindenhurst, S.C. Leg. Wayne Horsley (D - Babylon) and Lindenhurst Village Mayor Thomas A. More...

Supervisor and Mrs. Bellone welcome Katherine Ann

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone and his wife Tracey are the proud parents of their first child, a daughter Katherine Ann Bellone. Katherine was born Jan. 21, 2008 at 9:15 p.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. More...

Alternative band looks to make its mark on Long Island

For Rick Matthews, a musician from Lindenhurst, the high-pitched sound of thousands of cicada bugs that swarmed through Babylon several years ago, made a rhythmic sound as fluid as a song. More...

Two local men charged with counterfeiting

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives have arrested two West Babylon men for counterfeiting U.S. currency and spending the fake money at various businesses throughout the Babylon and Lindenhurst area. More...

Bay Shore hosts Hall of Fame dinner

To help celebrate the Bay Shore Tricentennial Celebration in 2008, the Bay Shore High School Alumni Association will hold its fourth Hall of Fame induction dinner ceremony on Oct. 22. More...

 

People/Social

Scholars in the NEWS

•Named to the dean's list for the fall 2007 semester at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina are the following local residents: Kelly L. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . .

I can't let "sleeping dogs lie". Have you ever been looking for one precious thing, and instead stumbled on another? 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. 9 •Bariatric Support Group: 9-10:30 a.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info. call 376-4444. More...

Airforce Airman Timothy J. Frigano graduates basic training

Air Force Reserve Airman Timothy J. Frigano has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Army Private Carmine Vene graduates

Army Pvt. Carmine Vene, the son of Vito Vene of Deer Park, has graduated from the Petroleum Supply Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Enforcement of illegal sale of alcohol to minors works

A recent survey by Suffolk County of more than 15 establishments that sell beer showed that many business owners are getting the message: It is illegal and morally wrong to make a quick buck by selling alcohol, or tobacco for that matter, to minors More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Media coverage for presidential debates is biased

Dear Editor: As I watched the last Republican debate before super Tuesday, I was not surprised to see that CNN "moderator" Anderson Cooper was up to his old partisan tricks again. More...













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