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West Islip Girls Winter Track finishes first

West Islip High School's Girls' Winter Track Team members Katie Fargnoli and Ali Foote were crowned 2009 League II champions. Senior Katie Fargnoli finished first in the 55-meter dash and sophomore Ali Foote finished first in the 3000-meter run. More...

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Schools/Sports

Here are some local graduates from our area. Hats off to all of our grads!

West Babylon Graduate: Samantha Steinhart Parents: Mother Denise High School Activities: Captain Blue team 2009. College attending in the fall: C.W. Post. Major: Health and Physical Education. More...

West Islip students make history at Yankee Stadium

On Friday, May 8, West Islip High School Guidance Counselor Sal LoSardo, Dean of Discipline Lynn McVeety, students from Diana Saadat's sports and entertainment marketing classes and Patricia Morgigno's college marketing students toured the recently More...

Babylon science teacher to attend space academy

Babylon Junior-Senior High School science teacher Mary Beth Malone has been accepted into the 2009 Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy, located at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Alabama. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Sumptuous Smoothies: Wed., July 15 from 7-8 p.m. Free adult program. •AARP Driver's Safety Course: Wed., July 22 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $14 fee. 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, July 5 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 33 Bay Shore Rd., Room 9, Deer Park. Free. For info., call 917-319-2819. More...

Longtime football coach and educator honored by National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame

Longtime football coach and educator Hans R. More...

Leg. D'amaro honors Deer Park resident for receiving College Chancellor Award

S.C. Leg. Lou D'Amaro (D-North Babylon) recently honored Christine Nitti of Deer Park, for receiving a prestigious State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

09-556 6/ 11,1 SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE STRUCTURED ASSET INVESTMENT LOAN TRUST, 2006-BNC3, Plaintiff, AGAINST DANIELLE WILLIAMS, ET AL, Defendant(s). More...

West Babylon alumni form Hall of Fame

New organization to recognize former grads and community members and raise money for scholarships

If you know someone from West Babylon who stands out above the rest, then the organizers of the newly formed West Babylon Hall of Fame want to hear from you. More...

North Babylon's Olsen, Primm named All-Stars

North Babylon's Kyle Olsen and Kevin Primm played in the 2009 Grand Slam Challenge to honor Long Island's All-Star senior ball players in mid- June. Held at Farmingdale State College to benefit the Ryan T. More...

Boyle sponsors information meet on foreclosure

Assemblyman Phil Boyle (R,C,I - Bay Shore) will be hosting a foreclosure prevention seminar to inform Long Island residents about how to prevent and deal with foreclosure. The seminar will be held Thurs., July 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Town History Day Essay Winners, '09

Albany Avenue Elementary School (Lindenhurst) Frank Grotschel, Principal First Place: Brooke D'Alto, Leann Dalton, Yasmin Zohny Second Place: Catherine Lovizio, Salar Qureshi, More...

Half Hollow Hills West wins Long Island Challenge

S. C. Leg. Steve Stern presented proclamations to members of the Half Hollow Hills High School West "Brainstormers" Academic Quiz Bowl Team, Long Island regional Quiz Bowl Champions and Finalists in the "Long Island Challenge". More...

Applebee's announces Realburgers™ for Real Heroes contest and sweepstakes

Real heroes are the people making a real difference in our lives and neighborhoods every day. They don't ask for thanks, but Applebee's believes they've earned it. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Trolley Days

A History of Trolleys in the Town of Babylon

As part of the celebration of Babylon's history, the Town of Babylon Historic Preservation Commission celebrated History Day in the Town of Babylon, recognizing students who had written and been recognized for essays they had written on the Tow More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole."…. Roger Caras Roger Caras was our 20th Century St. More...

Obituaries

Carole Wilder, sold advertising for the Babylon Beacon, worked in Environmental Control for the Town of Babylon

Carole Wilder grew up in a religious home where faith played a major role in her life. Thatfocus followed her into adulthood, and she lived a life guided by the Jewish phrase, Tikkun Olam—to heal the world. More...

Opinion

A dose of reality about America's health care at 65

I hesitated to write this piece simply because it requires that I reveal I will be celebrating my 65th birthday. There is no way around it; I cannot relate this story without that key piece of information and my pride made me hesitate. More...

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