March 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Deer Park Commerce plan wins best in NY State

Deer Park High School e-CommerceEd and Small Business Management students, known as "Binger's Bunch," under the guidance of teacher Nancy Binger, have won the award for Best Written Business Plan in New York State for their ScoresUp websites. More...

BSD sets budget hearings

Babylon School District administrators laid out several budget scenarios for board members and the community at the school board meeting held Monday, March 10, 2008 at the high school library. More...

Athletic Notebook

Amityville: The Amityville boys basketball team earned the No. 6 seed in the Class A tournament and were eliminated by No. 3 Harborfields in a 61-50 quarterfinal loss. More...

Village sets public hearing on new building code

Property owners in Babylon Village will have 30 days within which to repair their boarded up windows and buildings under a new law scheduled for a public hearing 7 p.m., March 25 at Village Hall. More...

Digital age brings sex to the desktop

Looking for a prostitute? Gone are the days of trolling through red light districts. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Farmingdale University to host wellness fair

The Farmingdale State College's sixth annual Health and Wellness Fair will be held Thurs., April 17 at the college, 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale in the Roosevelt Hall multi-purpose room 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Bay Shore High School students recognized by NYS Association of Health

Bay Shore High School's Courtney Cox and Frank Marzillo who were recognized by New York State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as Suffolk Zone Award winners. More...

Athletic Notebook

Amityville: The Amityville boys basketball team earned the No. 6 seed in the Class A tournament and were eliminated by No. 3 Harborfields in 61-50 quarterfinal loss. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •AARP Driver's Safety Program: Wed. March 26 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 pp fee. •SAT Prep Course: Mon. March 31, April 7, 14, 28 from 6:15-8:45 p.m. $75 pp fee. •Quesadillas: Tues. 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 21 •Widow & Widowers Group: 7:30- 9:30 p.m., St. Joseph's Church, 39 North Carll Ave., Babylon. For info. call 862-1243. More...

Banjo Society to hold free performances

The general public is invited to free performances of the Long Island Banjo Society every Friday night at 8 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall at 270 Trouville Rd, Copiague, one block south of Oak Street between Route 110 and Great Neck Rd. More...

Berner High School 50th birthday party

The Berner High School Class of '76 is holding a 50th birthday party, Sat. , Aug. 2. For information visit Yahoo Group "BernerHigh76 or you can email kronedk@aol.com or jtf4040@aol.com. More...

Opinion

A new era in Albany, New Yorkers hope

The swearing-in of Gov. David A. Paterson on Monday put to an end to a sad era of politics in New York State, one in which a man of great potential was pulled down by his own limits and frailties. More...

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Public Commentary

Saving lives from alcohol abuse means attitudes must change Dear Editor: As the Chairman of the Underage Drinking Task Force and more importantly as the parent of two young children, I could not agree more with your editorial, "Enforcement of il More...

Today's News-March 26, 2008

Police offer reward for information leading to arrest in hit and run
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LA GRANGE UPDATE

Local lawmakers join residents in opposing plans for Walgreen's on La Grange site
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Breaking News

Police seek public's help in solving two recent crimes
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Walgreen's plan for LaGrange draws West Islip residents' ire

If you build it, we won't come. That was the message West Islip residents had for the Walgreen's Pharmacy, which is looking to put up a store on the west side of LaGrange Inn. More...

Village holds hearing on The Hook application

The Hook has something new on the menu, but a large number of residents living near the waterfront restaurant in Babylon Village said it's not something they want served up in their community. More...

Two locals killed in motor vehicle accident

Two Babylon residents were killed when the vehicle in which they were passengers collided with a tractor trailer on Melville, Sat., March 15. Police gave this account: Isaac Sylvain, 20, of 34 Hilltop Ave. More...

Sex Shops: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

The "hair salon" in West Babylon opened quietly in a strip mall on Sunrise Highway last summer. It was an unusual location, one customer reported, but it was open on a Monday, a day when most salons were closed, so she stopped in for a haircut. More...

 

People/Social

Clousers announce birth of daughter, Reagan Leigh

Caroline and Randy Clouser of Princeton, New Jersey, announce the birth of their daughter, Reagan Leigh, who was born Jan. 31, 2008 at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan. More...

Tech graduate donates $1,000 scholarship

In gratitude to the Esthetics program at Wilson Technological Center, Naomi Mickens, of North Babylon donated a $1,000 scholarship to Western Suffolk BOCES. More...

WB student wins graphic arts award

Daniel Ogle, shown center, of West Babylon, a senior in Wilson Technological Center's Advertising Art program, received $200 for designing the winning entry in the annual competition sponsored by the Association of Career and Technical Education Admi More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . .

Updating the search for the Westminster Kennel Club clubhouse in Babylon: A street discrepancy, an 8-letter difference, in a 1923 Babylon Leader edition creates a burning question concerning the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) fire. More...

Obituaries

Mary Anne Nordhausen, retired Good Samaritan R.N.

Longtime Bay Shore resident and registered nurse Mary Anne Nordhausen died Jan. 25, 2008. She was 70, and dedicated her life to caring for others. Raised in Oceanside, she was a 1957 graduate of of St. Vincent's School of Nursing. More...

Memorial Mass set for Alice Finnery, local artist

A Mass in memory of Alice P. Finnerty, a West Islip resident and accomplished painter who died Feb. 6, 2008, will be held Easter Mon., March 24 at 9 a.m. at the Chapel in Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. More...

Hans Kaiser, co-founder Nassau Tool Works in West Babylon

Hans Kaiser, who ran Nassau Tool Works in West Babylon for many years, died Feb. 14, 2008 in Clearwater, Florida. He was 73. He was born in Great Neck to Carl and Emma on Nov. 18, 1934 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the resolution published herewith has been adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, New York on February 13, More...













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