July 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon Eagles win state championship

West Babylon knew that this was the year- the year to complete the dream; the year to make the playoff run which wouldn't stop until the mission was accomplished; the year when they would finally bring a state championship back to their hometown. More...

ATHLETIC NOTEBOOK

Here's a look at the Beacon school teams and how they faired in the playoffs this spring: Babylon: The boys lacrosse team was eliminated from the playoffs in the Suffolk County Class C semifinals by No. 2 Glenn in a 15-10 loss. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Academic Excellence . . .

•Kelly Nover, of Lindenhurst, a a senior student at Fairleigh Dickin­son University's College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey, was honored for Outstanding Achievement in Account­ing and was awarded membership in Who's Who Among Stude More...

A Celebration of Achievement

Babylon High School seniors recently gathered in the school's audito­rium for the annual Se­nior Awards Ceremony. More...

Lindenhurst softball standout heads to West Chester University in Pennsylvania

Lindenhurst High School softball standout Jen McComb signed a letter of intent to attend West Chester Uni­versity in Pennsylvania for the fall. More...

Library

At The Library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Fresh Fruit Tarts: Mon. July 21 from 7-8 p.m. No fee. •Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition: Wed. July 23 from 7-8 p.m. •The Mulligans: Wed. July 30 from 7 : 3 0 - 8 : 3 0 p . m . More...

Obituaries

Eugene Turner, Babylonian and World War II veteran

Eugene (Gene) E. Turner grew up in Breezy Point and developed a love of the water. As a young man, he was a lifeguard, and he surfed and enjoyed kay­acking. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Bellone opens up yet another shoreline

A celebration of the opening of the waterfront at Tanner Park July 4 was indeed, a "grand" opening. The day featured a variety of festivities, including music by Al Jardine and his Endless Summer Band in the new bandshell. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

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Public Commentary

Commack Road improvements need to be made walker-friendly

Recently, a 41-year old pedestrian was killed while walking along Commack Road. His killer was caught, thanks to a man who followed the hit and run driver. But there are others who must be held responsible: namely, Suffolk County. More...

Babylon Village residents want local pub to become a good neighbor

Ask Village officials to intercede on their behalf

Residents living near Lily Flanagan's bar and restaurant on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Village asked the Village Board to put pressure on the owners to comply with Village codes and become good neighbors. More...

Local folks in the News

Girls from Daisy Troop 517 of West Babylon recently "bridged over" to become Brownies. The girls are shown with their leaders. More...

Steinberg 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. Steinberg presented a check for $500 in support of the Library's soon to be launched Books-By-Mail program. More...

W.B. Fire District asks voters to approve $800K bond for purchase of property

West Babylon Fire District vot­ers will be asked to approve spend­ing $800,000 for the purchase and renovation of property adjacent to the department's headquarters on Arnold Avenue. More...

 

People/Social

Roseann DeLuca, R.N., of West Islip named Nurse of Excellence

Members from Long Island's hospitals gathered recently at the Woodbury Country Club for Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council's Annual Nurse of Excel­lence Award Ceremony. More...

Local Folks Make the News

Named to the dean's list at Boston University for the spring semester are West Babylon residents Natalia Bez­palko and Meghan J. McHenry and West Islip residents Matthew J. Alcus, Alexandra Desgaines, Nicole M. Ladu­ca and Timothy D. More...

Teufel is called up into active duty

SSG Thomas C. Teufel, Black Hawk crew chief and instructor for Bravo Company 3/142nd AHB and his unit departed on June 7 for Fort Sill, Okla­homa for two months of special train­ing. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Purrr-fect adoptions

"Mr. & Mrs. Smith, do you take Kitty to have and to hold, to cherish in sickness and in health, for as long as she shall live?" "We do." Purrfect cat adoptions like the one above last 'til death do we part. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR

SUNDAY, July 13 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bay Shore Road, Room 9, Deer Park. Free. For info., call 917-319-2819. MONDAY, July 14 •N. More...

Mac users free lecture

Macintosh computer home users of all levels are invited to take part in BrentwoodMUG@yahoo.com which offers free lectures and technical support every third Monday of the month. On July 21, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

W.I. Beautification Society annual car wash

The West Islip Beautification Society is having its second annual car wash at the Community Center on Higbie Lane, Sat., July 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The rain date is Sun., July 20. The event is sponsored by West Islip Physical Therapy. More...













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