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Today's news, Sept. 15, 2008: Police seek public's help in solving church vandalism

Suffolk Police are investigating an incident of vandalism that occurred between Sat., Sept. 13 and Sun., Sept. 14 at St. Joseph More...

Local folks in the NEWS

Lexxi Saal wins contest

Lexxi Saal of Deer Park competed and won the National Anthem Contest for the Hampton Classic on Aug. 4. More...

Dog rescued from ledge in Babylon Village

In late June, a storm and power outage on Deer Park Avenue and Main Street in Babylon Village frightened a dog that was left in a second floor apartment. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Girls Softball team wins the Silver

Congratulations go to the Girls Minor League Softball team for winning the Silver Bracket of the District 34 Tournament. The girls had a successful summer season and showed consistent improvement from start to finish. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Several unique pet events are coming up in September. The following is a list and further clarification: 1) Mayor's Alliance Low Cost Microchip Clinic at Last Hope Dog Walk-this Sat. Sept. 13, from 1:30 pm to 5:30 p.m. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Martini & Mom, at left and Levon, at right. More...

Heard It On The Grapevine

WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR? The weather was a perfect "10" on Labor Day; the view of the Bay was the most beautiful in the area and last but not least, the gourmet food served by Grace and Ed Ricketts was the best ever. More...

Obituaries

Calvin Reinhardt, Lindenhurst printer & WWII Veteran

Lindenhurst printer and longtime resident Calvin T. Reinhardt died at University Hospital in Stony Brook on July 17, 2008. He was 83. He was born on November 21, 1924 in Lindenhurst to William J. and Margaret B.K. More...

Dedicated local volunteer and world traveler, Nana Kjeldsen

Longtime community volunteer and Brightwaters resident Anne Marie "Nana" Kjeldsen died after a short illness July 31, 2008 in Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, one of the places she volunteered. She was 86. More...

Corinne Dein, Babylon Village resident and accomplished artist

Lifelong Babylon Village and West Islip resident Corinne Abbott Dein died on August 3, 2008. The logo she designed for the Fire Island Lighthouse logo is still in use today. She was 88 years old. More...

Today's news, Sept. 17, 2008: WBHS varsity football team honored by USMC

Coach Albert Ritacco, stands alongside players from the West Babylon High School Varsity Football Team that were recently recognized by the United States Marine Corps... More...

Today's news, Sept. 16: DP firefighter named Marshal of DP Parade

On Sat., Sept. 20, the Deer Park Fire Department will be holding its 75th Anniversary Parade. More...

Town looks to shut down adult club in West Babylon

Zodiac Lounge in West Babylon offering patrons dungeons and bondage

Babylon Town officials issued numerous summonses to the owners of the Zodiac Lounge in West Babylon last week after they learned that the owners were operating "a hot new swingers" and bondage club there. More...

Local folks in the NEWS

Robert Iverson graduates National Guard training

Army National Guard Pvt. Robert D. Iversen has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. More...

Photo

Photo by Tracy Bongianni The Babylon Beautification Society Country Fair was held on Sunday under beautiful skies. More...

 

People/Social

$300,000 Raised at 11th annual GSH Golf Classic

The 11th annual Good Samaritan Golf Classic raises more than $300,000 to benefit the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation with Heath Care Professional Education being highlighted. This year's honoree was Henry C. More...

Geoffrey Clauss weds Kimberly Ann Schwing in New Orleans

Geoffrey Clauss, son of Cathy and Bill Clauss of Babylon, married Kimberly Ann Schwing, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Schwing of New Orleans, April 5, 2008. The wedding ceremony took place at Jackson Square Park in New Orleans. More...

Welcome Tayler Thomas Melodia

Christy and Thomas Melodia, of West Babylon, announce the birth of their son, Tayler Thomas, born at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, May 29, 2008 at 9:39 a.m., weighing eight pounds, 5 ounces and 21 inches long. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •GED Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. Starting Sept. 11 until June 30. Tuesdays at Babylon library and Thursdays at North Babylon library. 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, Sept. 14 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., the Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bayshore Rd., Room 9, Deer Park. Free. For info., call 917-319-2819. More...

Field Day at Woods Road in North Babylon

Youngsters are shown at Field Day at Woods Road School in North Babylon, at the close of the semester in June. Shown is Mrs. Clark's second grade class during Field Day competitions. More...

Kick-off Sunday at First Presbyterian Church

The annual kick-off Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church of Babylon on East Main street, will be held Sept. 14. The surrounding community is invited to worship at the 9 a.m. traditional worship service or the 10:30 a.m. contemporary service. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Prayers and press come together in Atlanta

Two forces converged at a hotel in Atlanta last weekend; one was there to glorify God, the other to work for freedom and country. It was a dynamic blend that one person called the work of the angels and the devils. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Letter takes exception with anti-war writer

Dear Editor: I have read with interest letters in your newspaper from Mr. M. Wiplich. One was a response to a recent letter from a writer who supported the ongoing war in Iraq. Two things are painfully obvious. First, Mr. More...













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