March 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

New firehouse proposal also on Lindy Village ballot

In addition to voting for a Mayor and two Trustees on Tues., March 18, Lindenhurst Village residents will be asked to vote on a proposal to spend up to $7.5 million for the construction of a new firehouse. More...

Police investigating serious motorcycle accident

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motorcycle crash at North Wellwood Avenue and 3rd Street, North Lindenhurst, Thurs., March 6. Police gave this account: At approximately 5:35 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon students work to help Unicef

The Breakfast Home Economics Club at Babylon Junior-Senior High School in the Babylon School District coordinated a week-long collection drive to benefit Unicef. More...

Family gym night in W.B.

The Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District hosted a Gym Night for fifth graders. The kids and their parents had the opportunity to participate in relay events and other types of races. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Yoga: Wed. March 19, April 2, 23, 30, May 7 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. $36 pp fee. •Register for AARP Driver's Safety Program: Wed. March 26 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 pp fee. 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, March 14 •Infant Massage Class: 7-8:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $70 per couple x4 sessions. More...

Breast Cancer Research Fund to hold a high tea

The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, Inc. will be holding a high tea, catered by The Baking Coach - Lisa Basini, Sun., April 27, 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Supervisor Steven Bellone announces annual Spring Eggstravaganza

Supervisor Steven Bellone and Councilwoman Carol Quirk, chairwoman of the Parks Committee, invite all Town of Babylon residents, age 10 and under, to participate in the 10th annual Spring Eggstravaganza on Sat., March 22, noon to 2 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Spitzer now staring his own hypocrisy in the face

As we write this, the extent to which Gov. Eliot Spitzer is involved in a prostitution ring, if at all, remains unclear. His brief comments at a press conference on Monday, however, seem to indicate the allegations have validity. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Perpetuating the Iraq war is putting Americans at risk

Dear Editor: Fifteen Saudis, one Egyptian, one Lebanese and two men from the UAE are the people who killed the 344 Nassau County residents that Mr. Howell laments in his letter, along with 2, 629 others. More...

Babylon Junior-Senior HS evacuated

School officials take swift action after teacher receives written threat

An anonymous letter that made a veiled threat and was placed in the mail slot for a Babylon Junior Senior High School teacher led to the evacuation of the school on Friday. More...

Lindenhurst Village

Mayor, two trustees run unopposed for reelection

Four years ago, when Lindenhurst Village Mayor Tom Brennan and trustees Mike Lavorata and Jodi Caravella ran for election, they faced opposition from a strong team of Democrats who waged a significant, though unsuccessful, fight to unseat them. More...

WISD to host Ride for Life founder Christopher Pendergast, tomorrow

Christopher Pendergast, founder of "Ride For Life," a non-for-profit local charity for the support and awareness of Lou Gehrig's Disease, will be speaking at Oquenock Elementary School on Friday, March 14th at 10 a.m. More...

West Islip senior ranked as one of the world's top students

Thomas Jefferson's firm belief was that individual talent and initiative must be chief qualifications for leadership. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon students get lesson in careers

Recognizing that choosing a career path is something that takes years to decide, Babylon Junior- Senior High School in the Babylon Village School District recently hosted a Career Day program for students in grades seven and eight. More...

Scholars in the news

•Jovan Belcher, of West Babylon, was named to the dean's list at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine, for the fall 2007 semester. More...

Travelers' Club

At the February meeting of the Travelers' Club, Jocelyn Pisani was hostess. Continuing the study of China, the first paper was presented by Jessie Twohill on The Forbidden City. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . .

The numbers are staggering. Cats reproduce exponentially. More...

Heard It On The Grapevine

THE MYSTERY IS SOLVED. Yes, we now know who left the beautiful dozen long-stemmed red roses on our porch last Sunday morning. It was good friend, Jeanne Ramsay. Here's what happened. More...

Obituaries

Beth Shalom's Rabbi Martin Merin, at 72

Martin Merin, who served as Rabbi of the Congregation Beth Shalom in Babylon for the last 14 years, died Jan. 29, 2008 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The 72-year-old leaves behind a legacy of compassion and committment. More...

Francis Schweitzer, educator & Babylon Village volunteer

Longtime Babylon Village resident and volunteer Francis "Fran" T. Schweitzer died Feb. 4, 2008. He was 73-years-old and was active in the Babylon Booster Club and in the Babylon Little League. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES - your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK U.S. BANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR JPM 2005- S1, Plaintiff against DAVID LAMB, et al Defendant(s). Index No. 27698/06. More...













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