November 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Copiague revitalization project a reality

Tom Forster has a dream: bike paths. This Copiague resident attended the Town's recent Vision Day where community members shared their hopes, complaints and dreams to improve the downtown area in Copiague. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Islip HS seniors named National Merit semi-finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently named West Islip High School seniors Christopher Murray and Amanda Porter as semi-finalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Babylon students know that Little Steps Make a Big Difference

In an effort to show their support for 'going green' and the importance of health and wellness, Babylon Elementary School students and staff members participated in the International Walk to School program this October. More...

Deer Park Schools advance Science curriculum with Science lab upgrades

Deer Park John F. Kennedy Intermediate School christened its newly designed science lab to increase hands-on student participation. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Make your Own Holiday Cards: Tues. Dec. 2 from 7-8 p.m. •Ginger Bread House: Sat. Dec. 6 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. •The Evergreen Choir: Sun. Dec. 7 from 2-3 p.m. 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, November 21 •Community Outreach Dinner: 4 p.m., Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 109 Udall Rd., West Islip. Free. More...

Village of Babylon holiday schedule

Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick up on Thurs., Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Residents cannot put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays. More...

Babylon Travelers Club

The Babylon Travelers' Club held the second meeting of its 103rd year on Oct. 20 with Jocelyn Pisani as hostess. To continue the group's Polish study, Jocelyn Pisani presented a paper, History up to 1930. More...

Opinion

Editorial

State lawmakers have some heavy lifting to do

New York State lawmakers are meeting this week at the request of Gov. David Paterson who has asked that they cut $2 billion from the state budget this year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Government bailouts violate the American philosophy of capitalism

Dear Editor, Most Americans are puzzled about the trillion dollar bailout of major banks, and the uncertainty that is looming in the future as a result. More...

Panthers defeat Warriors to move to Division IV finals

The Babylon Panthers faced off against the Amityville Warriors last Saturday afternoon in the mud at Babylon's Williams Field. At stake was the right to move on to the Suffolk Division IV final. More...

Babylon boys take Cross Country title

The Babylon High School Varsity Boys Cross Country Team won the Section XI Class C Suffolk County Championship at Sunken Meadow State Park on Friday, Oct. 31. More...

North Babylon boys soccer loses in Suffolk title game after valiant try and great season

The film Hoosiers has become a cliché of sorts for coaches using movies as motivational tools. Bottom line, however, is that they work to at least send message and make some examples. More...

 

People/Social

Daniella Nocera celeberates first birthday

Daniella Nocera, of Babylon Village, turned one year old this past July. A first birthday celebration was held with family and friends. Daniella is shown wearing a traditional Korean outfit called a Hanbok. More...

St. John the Baptist's Crew Duo wins International Competition

St. John the Baptist seniors Victoria Greco of Northport and Kristine O'Brien-Carroll of Massapequa Park raced past a field of 19 teams and won the Women's Youth Double race in the elite Head of the Charles River Race in Boston on Sun. Oct. 19. More...

Air Force Airman Nicholas Casillas graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Nicholas Casillas has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Diane Casillas and grandson of Marry A. Prada of Lindenhurst. More...

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

THE OLD GUARD GETS TOGETHER and has a wonderful time at a party hosted by Blake Gilmore who was visiting here with his wife Michelle from their home in California. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Afghan Affair in Montauk

Certain dog days are heaven made. More...

Poster Pet of the Week

"Sasha" - Rottie mix More...

Obituaries

James Cooper, publisher of Babylon Leader

Longtime Babylon resident and publisher and editor of the Babylon Town Leader Newspaper James Cooper died Sept. 24, 2008 after a long illness in Rome, Georgia. He was 91. Born in Babylon Oct. 9, 1916 to James B. More...

Jordan Nagler, Exec. Director of Babylon's Int'l. Student Exchange

Jordan Nagler, who had served as the Executive Director of the International Student Exchange of Babylon since 2002, died suddenly Oct. 13, 2008 in Hollywood, California. He was 30. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice of formation of Grams Girls LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 10/16/08. Office located in Suffolk. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...













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