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Today's news, June 21. 2008

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Copiague woman after she hit an officer with her car, leading to a police on a pursuit. More...

Logan Howard pitches perfect game

Logan Howard, the son of Courtney and Alan Howard of Babylon threw a perfect game... More...

Local folks in the

In an effort to make a difference for one local family during the spring holiday season, the seventh-grade students enrolled in Babylon Junior-Senior High School's Academic Enrichment Program coordinated a food and toy drive to benefit the national More...

Conroy Scholars

Babylon Junior-Senior High School senior Dylan Bustamante has joined the group of past Babylon students who, over the past four years, have been presented with the Mayor E. Donald Conroy Schol­arship. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Secret Service visits Manetuck Elementary in West Islip

The United States Secret Service paid a very rare visit to West Islip recently, visiting the Manetuck Elementary School. More...

Lindenhurst's West Gates holds blood drive

Lindenhurst's West Gates Avenue Elementary School held its annual blood drive for parents, staff and administrators in the gym. More...

Deer Park's JQA students under the tent

Students at Deer Park's John Quincy Adams El­ementary School were recently seen under the big top, showing off their acrobatic skills under a red and white striped tent as part of the school's Family Circus. 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, June 20 •Widows & Widowers Social Group: 7:30-9:30 p.m., St. Joseph's Church, 39 North Carll Ave., Babylon. For info., call 862-1243. More...

Troops hold Bridging Ceremony

Recently Girl Scout Troops 1043 and 3027 from Babylon bridged. The girls had their ceremony to move to the next level. Troop 3027 moved from Brownies to Juniors and Troop 1043 moved from Juniors to Cadettes. The new Cadettes hosted the ceremony. More...

DP Community Center summer program set to begin

The Deer Park Community Center Summer Program is ready. More...

Opinion

Editorial

The door on senior housing laws needs to be reopened

With alarming frequency, developers who have re­ceived variances from our local towns and villages, allow­ing them to build more senior housing units per acre than generally permitted under local codes, are now asking for relief. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

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Former S.C. Leg. Elie Mystal disappointed, but also served his district well

Dear Editor: In reply to your editorial "Mystal violated the pub­lic's trust," I have to agree that in the end Elie did disappoint us. More...

Today's news, June 24, 2008: Leg. D'Amaro honors NB Hoopsters

In recognition of their second Double A Long Island Championship title, another impressive season that took them to the New York State finals and their academic excellence, players and coaches from the North Babylon High School varsity girls basketba More...

Today's News, June 23, 2008: WB names top students

The principal and faculty at West Babylon Senior High School in the West Babylon School District are proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2008, Allison Matus and Nicole Krieg. More...

New venue for this year's All-Village Celebration in Babylon

A new venue for a popular annual event in Babylon Village is being planned. The traditional All-Village Celebration, held on a Sunday at the Conklin House, will be changed this year to a mid-week cocktail party at Flanagan's restaurant and pub. More...

Babylon Schools sign new 4-year contract with teachers

By a 5-1 vote, the Babylon Schools Board of education approved a contract members of the Babylon Teachers Association, which had previously ratified the agreement. The vote took place on Monday, May 12, at the district's regular board meeting. More...

Police seek witnesses to fatal motorcycle accident

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a motorcyclist from North Babylon this morn­ing. More...

VOB Recreation Program registration to begin

Registration for the Village of Babylon Recreation program will be held Tues., June 24; Wed., June 25 and Thurs., June 26, 9 to 11 a.m. at Babylon Village Hall, 153 West Main St. Gymnastics, basketball and tennis will be offered. More...

 

People/Social

Ruttura & Sons president receives Constructor Awardorganization's

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) presented Tommy Ruttura, presi­dent of Ruttura & Sons Construction Company, West Babylon with the organization's Roger H. Corbetta Concrete Con­structor Award. More...

Pastor O'Rourke honored

Pastor Dennis O'Rourke, of Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bay Shore Rd., Deer Park, was honored by the congregation at a retirement luncheon at the Church on March 31. More...

Pfc. Brendon Willy graduates

Marine Corps Pfc. Brendon J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Search for Sensation" Part 17- Blazes!

I did chase the wrong fire that destroyed the Westmin More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Make your Own Pizza: Sat. June 21 from 1-2:30 p.m. Grades 6-12. •Computer 2nd Grade for Grownups: Mon. June 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $10 pp fee. •Daisy Fruit Bouquet: Tues. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Duryea, Amityville resident

Longtime Amityville resident and area bank teller, Joyce C. Duryea died May 18, 2008 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. She was 64. She was born January 19, 1944 in Kew Gar­dens and was raised in Farmingdale. More...

Donna Morrissey, resident of Amityville

Amityville resident Donna J. Morrissey died May 16, 2008 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip after a short illness. She was 51 and had lived in the area for seven years. More...

Dorothy "Mac" Beyers, longtime Babylon Village resident and R.N.

When Mac Beyers was diagnosed with cancer, she spoke with courage about her disease to her friend Anita North. "She told me that she didn't know how to die," said North, a friend of Beyers for more than 20 years. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. More...













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