July 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Town offers energy-saving program

Proposal will help save money­- and the environ­ment says Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone

Standing in front of her West Babylon high-ranch, Terry Sabatino talked about how an energy study had shown that small changes and improvements to her home could not only cut her energy use but also save her money. More...

Local Dance Troupe takes home Gospelfest Championship

Local dance company takes home McDonald's Gospelfest Championship The Venettes Cultural Workshop, a 40-year-old not for profit performing arts organization located in Wyandanch, took home the title of McDonald's Gospelfest Praise Dance Champions. More...

West Islip resident pens new children's book

Full Story

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lou D'Amaro honors North Babylon Hoopsters

In recognition of their second Double A Long Island Championship title, another im­Leg. More...

Carousel students learn life cycles

Preschoolers in the Carousel School of West Baby­lon experienced, first hand, the life cycle of a but­terfly and the miracle of metamorphosis, as they watched their individual larvae form chrysalids and finally emerge as butterflies. More...

Bay Shore wins Invitational Tournament

Bay Shore's varsity softball team, shown in the photo above, recaptured the Bay Shore In­vitational Tournament of Champions after los­ing to St. John's in 2007. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, July 5 •Suffolk County Gray Panthers: 1 p.m., West Islip Library. Age & youth working towards social & economic justice. More...

W. Islip Beautification Society to host garden tour

The West Islip Beautification Society will be holding a garden tour, Sun., July 13, noon to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20. The first house is at 15 Horton St., West Islip. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 631-661-2466. More...

Good Sam Stranger Safety Program recognized for excellence

The Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Stranger Safety Program recently received the Honorable Mention Award for Community Service in Modern Healthcare's Spirit of Excellence Award Contest. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Celebrate responsibly

The Fourth of July is about patriotism, pride and love of country. Celebrate it with friends and family in a responsible way. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

   More...

Public Commentary

Conservative Party calls on lawmakers to pass school tax cap this legislative sessio

Dear Editor: The Conservative Party is calling on the members of the legislature to pass legislation NOW, before they go home, that will give some measure of stability to New Yorkers when they plan their budgets. More...

Today's news, July 8, 2008: Babylon Rotary supports library program

At its recent monthly meeting, the Babylon Public Library Board of Trustees welcomed Paul Steinberg, president of the Babylon Rotary Club. More...

Today's news, July 5, 2008: Rotarian speaks at Babylon Library

At its recent monthly meeting, the Babylon Public Library Board of Trustees welcomed Paul Steinberg, president of the Babylon Rotary Club. More...

Local folks in the News

Babylon Businesswomen award scholarships

The Babylon Business Women's Association held a luncheon last week at the Southward Ho Country Club in Bay Shore and honored two students for academic excellence. More...

DPHS Marching Band to represent NYS in July 4th Parade in Washington

The Deer Park High School Marching Falcons will be elevated to a National stage when they take to the streets of Washington D.C. on July 4 to represent New York State in the National Independence Day Parade. S.C. Leg. More...

Islip Town Supervisor meets with LaGrange Task Force

Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan recently met in West Islip with the special Task Force on the La Grange Inn whose purpose is to develop, research and recommend alternative plans for the future of the site where the historic La Grange Inn is located. More...

 

People/Social

LI FACS honors W.I.S.D.'s Nancy Lenz

West Islip School District publicist Nancy Lenz was recent More...

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

THE TRADITION LIVES ON. And the annual Babylon Busy Women luncheon attracted large num More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Broadway Barks" is a brilliant rescue idea now in its tenth year. To para­phrase George M. More...

Library

At The Library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Jewelry Workshop: Tues. July 8 from 6:45-8:45 p.m. $10 fee. •Pasta & Pingo: Thurs. July 10 from 6-7 p.m. Grades 6-12. •Fresh Fruit Tarts: Mon. July 21 from 7-8 p.m. No fee. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Ardito, founder of Ardito Business Systems

Former West Islip resident and West Babylon busi­ness owner Joseph Nicholas (Lodato) Ardito died May 27, 2008 in Stuart, Florida. He was 83 years old. More...

Ron Carpenter, longtime Amityville resident

Former longtime Amityville resident and beloved family man Ronald Carpenter, Jr. died suddenly June 3, 2008 at his home in Bay Shore. He was 52 years old. He was born September 28, 1955 to Robert G. More...

Donna Asner, Babylon Village resident at 43

Longtime Babylon Village resident and loving mother Donna J. Asner was not only dedicated to her own children, but other people's as well. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice of Formation of PEARTREE REALTY LLC, a domestic LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 06/02/08. Officelocation: Suffolk County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom pro­cess against the LLC may be served. More...













Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool