April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rotarians from India visit Babylon Village

The Babylon Rotary Club hosted a team of Rotarians from India last week. The group was taken to New York City to visit the Museum of Modern Art, the Bronz Zoo and Fire Island Lighthouse. They also attended the New York Auto Show. On Wed. More...

Man shot in North Babylon

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are investigating a shooting in North Babylon, which seriously injured a Wyandanch man who was sitting in a friend's car. On Saturday, April 18, 2009, at about 12:00 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Willy Wonka comes to W. Babylon

The Drama Club at West Babylon Junior High School in the West Babylon School District recently held its annual production. This year's show was the classic story of Willy Wonka and TheChocolate Factory. More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School P.A.R.P. creates love of reading

Parents as Reading Partners (PARP) at the Babylon Memorial Grade School began on Feb. 2nd with a bang! This year's theme Imagine This, Create That was kicked off featuring the grade school's very own readers' Theatre Ensemble. More...

Islip announces their outstanding athletes

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Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, May 2 •Gray Panthers of Suffolk County: 1 p.m., West Islip Li­brary. Age & youth working for social & economic justice. More...

Travelers Club of Babylon held meeting, continues study of Poland

Theninth meeting of the 103rd year of the Travelers' Club was held at the home of Nancy Calabrez. Continuing the group's study of Poland, they fo­cused on the country's Easter celebra­tion. More...

Pitch-N-Putt Golf Tournament registration begins on June 6

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Pres­ervation announced that registra­tion begins at 9 a.m. on June 6, at Robert Moses State Park Office for the Robert Moses Pitch-N-Putt Golf Tournament. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Paterson is right, Albany needs to pick up its own tab for mandated services

Only government could come up with a proposal to save taxpayer money that would actually cost them $4 billion a year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

WBTA calls for separate propostion on new spending

Dear Editor: I could not agree more with your recent editorial calling for restraint on school district spending during the current economic crisis. Apparently not all districts are responding positively to your plea. More...

Babylon graduate to be inducted into Suffolk Hall of Fame

When Jerry Brown was a student at Babylon High School, it was athletics that taught him life's most important lessons. "They were probably the happiest days in my life," said Brown in recalling his high school years. More...

Babylon School District has 46 DECA winners

The Babylon School District congratulates the 100 Babylon High School students who entered in the Suffolk County DECA Competition. More...

Spring makes its headway in Babylon

The daffodils were out in all their glory along Route 109 off Sunrise Highway in West Babylon, courtesy of the Town of Babylon. Flower beds are blooming throughout the Town, making it sure feel like Spring. More...

 

People/Social

Local Scout presented with Boy Scout Jewish religious emblem

The first eleven points of the Boy Scout Law must be demonstrated in order to go from one rank to the next, including Eagle. More...

Army Pvt. Scarangella graduates basic combat training

Army Pvt. Dominick P. Scarangella, the grandson of John Tiso of McElroy St., West Islip, and Dominick Scarangella Sr. of Walker St., Babylon has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Girl Scout Troop 1820 helps feed the hungry

Recently the Girls Scouts Juliette Troop 1820 of Babylon Village made over 400 cheese and bologna sandwiches which they donated to a soup kitchen in Wyandanch. TheScouts delivered the sandwiches to Charlie Cicio, director of the Gerald J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Debbie and Lee Bliss are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter Melissa Bliss, Esq. to Steve Hanrahan, shown in the photo, son of Peg and Gene Hanra­han of North Babylon. More...

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

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Pets, Pets, Pets

"Twist" in the Sensation Search: While hunting for the location of the long gone Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) clubhouse in Babylon, we've been visualizing the veranda facing east, overlooking Southards Pond. More...

Obituaries

Dave Lincoln, 50-year Babylon Lion, local private investigator

Longtime Babylon Village resident and dedicated Babylon community member David W. Lincoln died on March 26, 2009. He served the Village in many capacities over the years and was a veteran of World War II. Mr. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE TOWN OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Babylon Union Free School District o More...













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