February 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates for Village Trustee in Babylon hold fundraisers

Candidates running for office in Babylon Village March 18 held fundraisers, using the time to rally their supporters and make the final push to get petitions signed before the deadline this week. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

The column will return next week. Readers can write to Jane Warren, c/o The Beacon Newspaper, 65 Deer Park Ave., Babylon NY 11702, or send her items via email at acjnews@rcn.com. Please include "Grapevine" in the subject line. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, considered by many our greatest President, was born 200 years ago tomorrow. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Sign up for Intro to Email: Tues. Feb. 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $10 pp fee. •Senior Advocate: Tues. Feb. 17 from 2-4 p.m. •The Haunted White House: Tues. Feb. 24 from 7-8 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, Feb. 13 •New Mothers' Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. More...

Our Lady of Consolation to sponsor February blood drive

On Wed, Feb. 18, Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center, in conjunction with Long Island Blood Services, will be sponsoring a blood drive between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. More...

Our Lady of Consolation bereavement group to be held

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center's Pastoral Care and Social Services departments will be providing a support group to com- munity members mourning the loss of a loved one. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

Intro. Res. No. 11-2009 Laid on Table 1/5/2009 Introduced by the Presiding Officer RESOLUTION NO. 10 -2009, TO DESIGNATE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS IN WHICH COUNTY NOTICES MAY BE PUBLISHED WHEREAS, various statutes, More...

Author Alan Gerwirtz visits OLL School

The students of Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip were excited about a visit from author Alan Gerwirtz last week. More...

Lindenhurst Village completes projects

Working with state and federal funds, the Village of Lindenhurst has recently completed several major improvement projects in the Village, bringing in more parking, less flooding and better security. More...

Town program looks to ease burden of evictions; protect communities

For years, residents evicted from their homes or apartments by the S.C. Sheriff's Office had their personal belongings placed curbside, exposed to the elements, and to the view of their neighbors. More...

 

People/Social

William Rall School fifth graders learn about blind man's life

Lindenhurst's William Rall Elementary School teacher Valerie Dietrich set up a program called Family Friday to foster stronger home-school connections. More...

DP's Robert Frost student honored by veterans

Deer Park's Robert Frost Middle School student Nicholas Villanueva was awarded second place in the Town of Babylon Veteran's Awareness Week Essay Contest. More...

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution held holiday party

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution met at the home of the Chapter Treasurer Susan Nifenecker for a holiday part. Gwynetth Marilyn Clifford Cox of Brightwaters was welcomed into the chapter by Chaplain Karen Mormando. More...

Obituaries

Ernest "Mickey" Caramanico, veteran and founder of Amityville Firestone

For as long as he can remember, Ernie Caramanico recalls looking forward to spending time at his father's business, Amityville Firestone. More...

Charlie de Quillfeldt, bayman and Rotarian

A memorial service was held at the First United Methodist Church in Amityville on Sun., Feb. 8, for Charlie de Quillfeldt, a lifelong Amityville Village resident who died Jan. 24, 2008. A reception followed at his home in Amityville. More...

Opinion

Outrage over steroids in baseball is a curve ball

Editorial

The ongoing legal battle over the use of steroids by major league baseball players, or lack thereof, is a case of absolute absurdity. More...

Violent offenders do not represent Long Islanders

There is no question that recent incidents on Long Island involving violence against minorities raise the consciousness of the public and lead to questions about how to ensure that the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness touch the More...

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