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Pets, Pets, Pets

Long Island's homeless pets lost a true friend last month. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, March 7 •Bariatric Surgery Program: 11 a.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info., call 376-4444. More...

Wilson Tech offers adult classes

By gaining more skills, adults can give themselves more options to weather an uncertain economy. Register now for spring semester classes in Wilson Tech's adult education program. Most of Tech's 300 classes begin the week of March 2. More...

Ascension Lutheran Church offers Lenten Series

Lent provides us with a time to look at things differently. Join Pastor Tom Taylor and members of Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bay Shore Rd., Deer Park, as they take an introspective journey during five weeks of Lent. More...

Opinion

Thanks to the snow warriors

Editorial

We have to send a shout out to the wonderful men and women who helped us all get through the storm this weekend. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Obama's stimulus plan, like Roosevelt's, will put millions of Americans back to work

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: That's it?! More...

Babylon Village candidates talk about fiscal accountability

Incumbent trustees Alice Vanderbilt and Kevin Muldowney are asking the voters to support them in Babylon Village elections set for Wed., March 18, saying they bring a proven record of experience that is important, particularly in these tough econom More...

Why now is a good time to renovate your home

SPECIAL FEATURE

With the economy in the dumps, how can it possibly be a good time to build? More...

 

People/Social

Bay Shore Middle School Social Studies teacher featured in Oneonta Alumni Profile

Profiles in Education Bay Shore resident and former Bay Shore Middle School Social Studies teacher and department chairperson Phil Carpenter was recently featured in the Oneonta Alumni Profile. Mr. More...

Retired Senior Volunteer Program has volunteer opportunities

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program has dozens of volunteer opportunities for energized adults age 55 and over throughout Suffolk County. More...

Bay Shore alumnus receives Purple Heart

In early November at Bethesda Naval Medical Center, Marine Corps Captain Chris Pfeffer (BSHS Class of 1996) was presented with the Purple Heart by then - President George W. Bush. More...

Obituaries

Eileen Joyce, Copiague teacher and Islip resident

Loving wife, mother and dedicated educator Eileen Joyce died Jan. 25, 2009 in Islip. She was 78 years old. "She was a great wife and mother who cared for all children" said her husband of 50 years, Thomas J. More...

Robert Bohrer, Korean War veteran and longtime Babylon Village resident

Longtime Babylon Village resident Robert A. Bohrer died Jan. 21, 2009 after a short illness. Born and raised in Lindenhurst, he moved to Babylon Village in 1958 and lived there for more than 50 years. Mr. Bohrer served the U.S. More...

ATTENTION READERS

Obituary notices are printed without charge, as space permits. Family members and funeral directors may submit obituary notices to us at 65 Deer Park Ave., Babylon, NY 11702 or may call (631) 587-5612. More...













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