February 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Deer Park High School has National Merit finalist

Deer Park High School student Kristen McKenna has been announced as a Finalist in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship competition. More...

West Islip man seriously injured in MVA in West Bay Shore

Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a West Islip man. More...

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

• Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island, has named the following local residents to the dean's list for the 2007 fall semester: from Babylon are William Kelly and Melanie Kamme and from West Islip are Laura Kelly, Andrew Green More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

A First Class Falcon, through and through

Lt. comes home, visits students at Deer Park's May More School

First Lieutenant John McLoughlin, a former Deer Park High School and May Moore Elementary School graduate, returned to his elementary alma mater to speak with first and second grade students and to thank them for their support over the last several More...

West Babylon students donate coats to kids

Students at the Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District participated in the Coats for Kids program, sponsored by Assemblyman Robert Sweeney's office. More...

Lindenhurst Middle School's Outdoor Club visits Atlantis Marine World

On Friday, Nov. 30, the Lindenhurst Middle School Outdoor Club made its first field trip of the year to Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead. 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, Feb. 29 •Pain Management Support: 2-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info. call 376-444. More...

Stop World Hunger spring tennis tournament

Stop World Hunger, Inc. has announced its schedule of tennis events for the spring. This is the 28th year of tennis programs to stop hunger on the local and international levels. More...

Spring workshops coming

The North Babylon Community Youth Services is sponsoring a spring workshop program for elementary youth that will run for 6 weeks starting on Mon., April 14. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES - your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: PARK SUITES, LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 1/7/2008. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Town and Pinelawn win decision against "illegal" transport station

Court says private business operating at LIRR site is not entitled to local zoning exemptions

A private transport facility is not entitled to operate at a site owned by the Long Island Railroad under federal zoning exemptions, and in violation of local and state laws, according to a decision on a longstanding legal battle handed down by the More...

West Babylon H.S. student recognized

Ellice Vassallo, the principal at West Babylon Senior High School announced that Nicole Krieg, a member of the senior class, has been recognized by the College Board's National Hispanic Recognition Program. More...

WI Chamber to host meeting Mar. 13 on fate of LaGrange Inn

The West Islip Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting at the West Islip Library March 13, to solicit community input on proposed changes for La Grange Inn. More...

Police make arrests in Suffolk for graffiti; break up organized group

Seven members of an organized graffiti group, who are responsible for more than 50 counts of making graffiti throughout Suffolk County over the course of the past month, have been arrests by police. More...

Danny King and Danielle

Farnworth welcome Diavona Marie King

Danny King and Danielle Farnworth of Babylon announce the birth of their daughter, Diavona Marie. Born at Good Samaritan Hospital on Dec. 7, 2007 at 11:18 a.m. More...

 

People/Social

Good Sam Foundation receives donation from West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition

Members of the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition (WIBCC) recently presented Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center with a $15,000 donation to The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation. More...

West Islip High applauded for e-waste recycling

Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan, left, stopped by West Islip High School to applaud the school district's efforts in e-waste recycling. More...

West Babylon students collaborate on book series

Justin Hout and Reese Trovato of South Bay Elementary School hit it off in a big way when they met as fourth graders. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . .

Twenty five years ago this week our first "Pets" column appeared in the Beacon. In 1983 three new members of the League for Animal Protection South Shore (LAP) were asked to collaborate to promote shelter animals. More...

Obituaries

Former Babylon Village resident Ellen Garvey

Ellen Garvey, who was raised in Babylon Village and was a set designer in California, died Jan. 27, 2008. The longtime resident of both Absorkee, Montana and Malibu, California spent the last ten years in West Islip, caring for her parents. More...

Edith Erickson, Copiague resident and former CSD employee

Longtime Copiague resident and loving mother Edith Sylvia Erickson died January 28, 2008 in Covina, California where she moved in 2001 to be with her sons. She was 80. Mrs. More...

Opinion

Editorial

We should never become complacent about crime

There are many protracted problems in society that become almost a way of life, and the hope of addressing them and alleviating their noxious impacts on the lives of people is dim and distant. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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American Soldier writes to students about work in Iraq

Over the Christmas season, the students of Mrs. Sullivan's second grade at Our Lady of Lourdes school, West Islip, sent encouraging holiday cards, handwritten and personally designed, to troops in Iraq. More...













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