July 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Players advance to U.S. Women's Developmental Team

Riley Perry and Shannon Smith are among 64 final women's lacrosse players in the country to advance to the final round of the 2010 U.S. Women's Developmental Team tryouts. More...

In the News

Mangini makes Dean's list Alex Mangini has made the Deans List for the Spring 2009 semester at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Alex is a 2007 graduate of Babylon High School and is majoring in Journalism. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Racing to save the environment at Santapogue Elementary in West Babylon

Students at Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School Dis­trict squared off against each other recently. Each grade level competed against the others to see who could re­cycle the most waste. More...

Turning trash to treasure at Robert Moses Middle School

The students of Mrs. More...

"Foods are Fun" Wall Mural at Manetuck

West Islip's Manetuck Elementary School's second grade teacher Cynthia LaPrarie, along with her class, stands in front of the "Foods are Fun" wall mu­ral she created in the cafeteria at the school. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •AARP Driver's Safety Course: Wed., July 22 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $14 fee. •Seascape Painting: Wed., July 22 from 6:15-8:15 p.m. Adults only, $3 materials 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: FRIDAY, July 17 •Grandparents Class: 7-9 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospi­tal, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $20 one class. For info., call 376-4444. More...

Good Samaritan free community health fair Sunday, July 19

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center will be hosting a free 50th anniversary Community Health Fair on Sun., July 19, 1 to 4 p.m. at St. John the Baptist High School Cafeteria 1170 Montauk Highway, West Islip, across the street from the hospital. More...

Singles Network Group meeting every Tuesday

Singles, ages 35 to 55 are needed to form private dinner networking socials with somethingincomon@yahoo.com. Socials will follow afterpeople network interests in a busi­ness, educational, cultural or sports-minded way. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Support our brave American warriors

On Friday, July 24, the Wounded Warrior proj­ect comes to our area. Large numbers of wound­ed veterans will take part in a bike ride through Babylon, Massapequa and Seaford, and will head down to Overlook Beach. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Silence of our Congressmen on credit card debacle is astounding

Dear Editor: When a company like Chase is permitted to arbitrarily raise their minimum monthly credit card payment from 2- to 5-percent with no remedy for their borrowers, forcing thousands, perhaps tens of thousands of Americans into default as a More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY. GREENPOINT BANK, Pltf. vs. LOUIS CACACE A/K/A LOUIS R. CACACE A/K/A LOU CACACE, et al, Defts. Index #00/19899. Pursuant to judg­ment of foreclosure and sale entered Aug. More...

Today's news, July 21, 2009: Pizza man robbed

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Lazio moving on GOP nomination for Governor

While he has not formally announced his candidacy for Governor, former Suffolk County Legislator and U.S. Congressman Rick Lazio is taking all the steps to become the Republican nominee. More...

Islip project to eliminate flooding on Sequams Lane moving along

After years of wading through several feet of water every time there was a storm, West Islip residents along the canal are happy that work is finally underway to solve the area's drainage woes. More...

Long Island athletes represent LI in World Cup

There are some striking names and towns on Team Ireland's roster for the 2009 World Cup of Lacrosse. Half of the 18 girls are from countries other than Ireland, including five from Long Island. More...

 

People/Social

Frank Arena honored by Babylon Village Youth Project

Frank Arena was recently honored by the Baby More...

West Babylon Girl Scouts hold Sports Night

West Babylon Brownie Girl Scout Troop #1749 recently participated in Sports Night, an an­nual evening of fun held by Service Unit #23, where the girls competed in rope-jumping, hoola-hooping, parachute games and bean bag tag. More...

Congratulations on your engagement...

The parents of Shannon Romanchuk of West Babylon and Kevin Saturno of West Bay Shore announce their engagement. Thecouple will be married in July, 2011. Shan­non is a teacher at Babylon Grade School and Kevin owns his own businesses. More...

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY to one of my all time favorite guys - Steve Ferraro who celebrated his special day last Friday and as is the custom Steve treated the members of the Sew Society to breakfast at their usual meeting place on Wednesday More...

From the Desk of Babylon Mayor Ralph Scordino

The Village is in full summer operation after many months of preparation. All facilities are prepared and recreation programs are underway. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

This week's "Pets" makes several unrelated (and somewhat "u nusu a l" ) requests. I have yet to findthe pet thread that ties them together. Here goes: #1) First and foremost, hoping for a doting indoor home for a sweet 3-legged kitten. More...

Obituaries

Lifelong Babylonian Beatrice Smith at 106

Lifelong Babylon Village resident Beatrice Ethel Smith died at her home on June 13, 2009. She was 106 years old. More...

Mitch Melnick, West Babylon resident, WWII Veteran

Longtime West Babylon resident Michael "Mitch" A. Melnick died June 1, 2009. He would have been 83 years-old and celebrating his 60th wedding anniversary June 11, 2009. Born in New York City, he had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. More...

Former Babylon Villager, Ronnie Dalgarno

Longtime former Babylon Village resident Veronica "Ronnie" Dalgarno died May 15, 2009 from complications of pulmonary fibrosis in Bradenton, Florida. "She was just a wonderful person," said her husband of 58 years, William. More...













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