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Today's news, May 25, 2008: Police identify victim in three-way car crash in Lindenhurst

Johnny Ramirez, 33, of 560 Scudder Ave., Copiague, has been identified as the driver of the Toyota Camry that was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Lindenhurst, Thurs., May 22. Police gave this account. More...

Candidates vie for nominations for special election in 15th District

Leg. Elie Mystal steps down and creates opening after he's challenged on his residency

A special election, scheduled tentatively for Tues., July 29, is being called to fill the seat held by S.C. Leg. Elie Mystal. More...

DPHS students are a model of success

The Deer Park High School AP Biology Protein Modeling Team placed second in the first annual Protein Modeling Event held at Stony Brook University. More...

Police Officers honored

The Suffolk County Police Department honored members of its department who performed their duties exceptionally and citizens who acted heroically at its 43rd annual awards ceremony. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Search for Sensation-Part 16: Many roads have been explored while hunting for Babylon's elusive Westminster Kennel Club clubhouse (1880-1904). More...

Library

At the Library...

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •AARP Driver's Safety Program: Fri. May 23 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 fee. •Yoga: Wed. May 28, June 4, 11, 18, July 2 & 9 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. $36 pp fee. •Twin Shores Chorus: Sun. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SUNDAY, May 25 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bay Shore Road, Room 9, Deer Park. Free. For info., call 917-319-2819. More...

Travelers' Club meets and talks about China and Mao Tse Tung

April 21 meeting: Mao Tse Tung was the topic of the paper given by Nancy Newton. He was born in Hunan Province, China, on Dec. 26, 1893 and lived until 1976. He worked at various teaching jobs and was converted to Marxism in 1918. More...

Anthony T. Marciano graduates Airforce military training

Air Force Airman Anthony T. Marciano has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Opinion

One who represents so many lost Americans

Editorial

A young Marine by the name of Mike Strank landed on the beaches of Iwo Jima in 1945. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

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America must honor its military by limiting its penchant for war

Public Commentary

Every Memorial Day, we pay tribute to the American men and women who have died in combat. With speeches and solemn ceremonies, we recognize their courage and valor. More...

Breaking news, May 29,2008: Police arrest two WIHS students for writing bomb threat

Two West Islip High School students have been arrested by Suffolk Police and charged with writing a note May 21, threatening that there would be an explosion at the high school. More...

Today's news, May 27, 2008: NBHS in Cablevision finals; Airing Saturday

Continuing their winning streak in round three, the academic team from North Babylon High School is moving on to the Suffolk County Finals of Cablevision's The Challenge, an academic More...

Breaking news: Three men arrested for public lewdness

Suffolk County Police Third Squad Detectives have arrested three men, two from Babylon and one for Islip, for separate acts of public lewdness that occurred at different times and places in Islip Township. More...

Blue Angels to use Republic Airport as base for Memorial Day weekend air show

As part of the Memorial Day weekend air show slated for Jones Beach, Republic Airport, Farmingdale, will be hosting the United States Navy's precision demonstration team, the Blue Angels. More...

Babylon hosts Earth Day celebration

The Town of Babylon celebrated Earth Day on May 3, 2008. Over 30 eco-friendly vendors were on site to educate the public about what they can do to preserve our environment. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Robert Moses students show their spirit!

Robert Moses Middle School in the North Babylon School District recently hosted its annual spirit week with a theme of "Spirit Across America." The fun-filled week featured daily themes highlighting different parts of our country, such as New York, N More...

Captree School hosts Wellness Fair

The Captree Elementary School in West Islip recently held a Health and Wellness Fair for students and staff, designed to encourage a lifetime of healthy living, as well as allay children's fears of being in a hospital. More...

Read Across America at Lindenhurst Middle School

Twelve students from Lindenhurst High School's Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) attended the State Finals in Rochester, New York at the Annual NY-DECA State Career Conference on March 5-7. More...

Obituaries

Wade Kromhout of West Islip, at 42

West Islip resident and loving father and husband Wade Robert Kromhout died March 24, 2008. He was 42 and had battled melanoma. Born and raised in West Islip, he was a graduate of its schools. More...

Former Babylon resident Marilyn Kurtz

Longtime former Babylonian and devoted mother Marilyn Mae Kurtz died March 24, 2008 after a long illness in South Bend, Indiana. She was 73. More...

Louis Benton

March 4, 1947 - May 21, 2007

You said "I'm really gonna miss you", I said "I'll miss you too!" One year ago today, All of that came true. God took you to a better place, a place where you are free. When you went to that better place, you took along a part of me. More...













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