September 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Thompson appointed

Paul Thompson of Babylon joined the managed services division of Custom Computer Specialists recently. He will be applying his background in engineering to help Managed Services clients in network planning, design and implementation. More...

American Legion and Beautification Society at odds over fundraiser

The annual Country Fair, sponsored by the Babylon Beautification Society, is, without exception, one of the most popular and anticipated events of the year. More...

Boy and dog help save two local women from Bay

Two women, one from Lindenhurst and the other from West Islip, were rescued from a runaway Jetski Sept. 8 thanks to the quick action of a feisty dog, a 12-year-old Amityville boy, Suffolk Marine units and Amityville Police Officers. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Football: Panthers claw warriors

The Babylon Panthers faced off against the Amityville Warriors in a battle of two highly ranked Division IV gridiron clubs. The Warriors were last year's champs, having nipped the Panthers in the last 26 seconds of the Suffolk County final. More...

Scholars in the News....

•The following local residents graduated from the University of Delaware at the May 31 commencement: Colin Eric Barratt of Bay Shore, Bryan Michael Zimolka of Bay Shore and Tara Jean Virgil of East Islip. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

WE'VE GOT GOOD NEWS ABOUT CONNIE HOERNEL. We've been writing about her for the past month, so our readers know that she fractured her wrist, was hospitalized, then went to Good Samaritan Hospital Nursing Home. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Elvis", reincarnated in the compact form of a Parson Russell Terrier, has already had more than his Warhol-allotted fifteen minutes of fame. First a lavish Bark Mitzvah; then a TV role on a canine "Survivor" show. Ain't nothin' but a Hound Dog? More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Spike, left and Memphis, right More...

Obituaries

Lois Huggler, Lindenhurst resident, co-owner of Huggler Violins

Longtime Amity Harbor and Lindenhurst resident Lois E. Huggler died September 1, 2008. She was 94 years old. Born in East Brady, Pennsylvania, she moved to Amity Harbor after marrying William J. and lived on Wilson Avenue for about 60 years. More...

Local visitation to be held for Ed Coffin, Lindenhurst resident, coach & teacher

A funeral and mass will be held locally to honor former longtime Amityville resident and Copiague teacher and coach Edward T. Coffin who died on August 30, 2008 at his home in Port St. Lucie West, Florida. He was 76. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Board of Education of West Babylon Union Free School District of the Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, popularly known as West Babylon School, (in accordance with Section 103 of Article5-A of the Gene3ral Municipal La More...

Town opens health-care program to firefighters

Besides fiery blazes, local firefighters battle the high cost of living on Long Island, and balancing their jobs and their volunteer work. More...

Local folks in the News....

• Meghan Caitlin Boyce, of Babylon, received a bachelor of science in resource economics from The University of Delaware at the spring commencement held May 31. More...

Investigation continues in St. Joseph's Church vandalism case

As Suffolk Police continue to investigate a series of potentially related incidents at St. Joseph's R.C. Church in Babylon this week, reaction to the most recent vandalism. "I can't believe this," said Gina Masotto, a parishioner. "I am outraged. More...

 

People/Social

Fancy Ladies of the Red Hat Society traveled...

The Lindenhurst Chapter of the Long Island Fancy Ladies of the Red Hat Society traveled to the Ace In The Hold Tides for a luncheon and to see the honky tonk show. More...

Sumpwams Garden Club hosts meeting

Joan Prior, at right, master judge and past Garden Club District II director, presented a program on flower design at the Aug. 11 meeting of the Sumpwams Garden Club. More...

Her grandson is deployed

Evelyn Gerlett, president of the West Islip American Legion Auxiliary recently presented Trudy Walsh of West Islip with a Blue Star Banner Flag in honor of her grandson who was recently deployed for a second term to Iraq. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Meet a Local Author: Sun. Sept. 28 from 2-4 p.m. Meet Theresa Santmann who wrote "In Gratitude to My Guardian Angel." •Self Defense for Women: Tues. Sept. 30, Oct. 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, September 28 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., the Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bayshore Rd., Room 9, Deer Park. Free. More...

Going Green Long Island presentations to be held

Will Long Island lead the nation as the energy capital of the United States? More...

Eastern Star Supermarket Basket Bash

Amityville Chapter No. 700 Order of the Eastern Star will be holding a supermarket basket bash, Fri., Sept., 26 at 14 Avon Pl., Amityville. The doors open 6 p.m. and the first game is at 7:30 p.m. There will be a 50/50 raffle and special raffle. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Homecoming is time to make memories, not trouble

Over the next few weeks, school districts throughout Long Island will be celebrating Homecoming. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Legion seeks public's support in snafu with Beautification Society

Dear Editor: As veterans of our nation, we are asking for your help. We are currently at war although many people don't realize it. More...













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