August 13, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Harry Carlise finalist in art competition

The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook has announced that Harry Carlisle of West Babylon is a finalist in the museum's juried art competition, Works on Paper. More...

Former resident helps raise awareness to rare form of cancer

Shawn Owenberg will be riding for Team Chordoma at "The Livestrong Challenge," a biking challenge in Philadelphia on August 23. The event will help raise both funds and awareness for various types of cancers, including chordoma. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip students hold fund-raiser

West Islip's Manetuck Elementary School students from Cynthia Laprarie's second grade class raised money through bake sales and popcorn pops to help find a cure for breast cancer. In doing so, the class learned how to market their products. More...

North Babylon HS holds annual Science Olympiad

On Sat., Feb. 28, more than 200 students from North Babylon High School participated in the district's 19th annual Science Olympiad. More...

Navarette ties franchise home run record

Ducks third baseman Ray Navarrete hit the 63rd home run of his career as a Duck, tying the franchise record of Francisco Morales set in 2002. "I'm happy to be mentioned with Francisco," Navarrete said. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 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, Aug. 15 •Autism Resource Fair: 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. Lectures & tables. More...

Annual Doppy Open Golf Tournament to be held

The 32nd annual Doppy Open Golf Tournament will be held Sat., Sept. 26 at the Cherry Creek Golf Course in Riverhead beginning at 12:30 p.m. followed by a cocktail hour and dinner. More...

Islip Chamber Sidewalk Extravaganza showcases local business

The Islip Chamber of Commerce announced that its second annual Sidewalk Extravaganza is scheduled for Fri., Aug. 21 and Sat., Aug. 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Main Street and Route 111 in Islip. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting thereof held on the 4th day of August, 2009, duly adopted a resolution, an abstract of More...

Babylon helps keep residents plugged in at the beach; cyber cafes now open

As Babylon residents head to the beach on sunny days, they may reach for a beach chair, towel and perhaps their laptop? "Now, you can surf the waves and surf the internet as well," said Steve Bellone, Babylon Town Supervisor. More...

Nathaniel Conklin House honors Judy Skillen at All Village Celebration

Event Sunday, August 30th at Lily Flanagan's

Babylon Village resident Judy Skillen will be honored with the Nathaniel Conklin Award for volunteerism and outstanding community service at the All Village Celebration being held on Sunday, August 30th at Lily Flanagan's located on Deer Park Avenu More...

Summer Concerts in Babylon Village

Fri., August 14th • 8:00 p.m. Tony Ventiera and Time Was Argyle Park Gazebo Admission: Free In the event of rain, performance will be held in the Babylon HS Auditorium. More...

 

People/Social

Our Lady of Consolation announces Sr. Marilyn Breen as honoree of annual Celebration of Life Reception

On Tues., June 23, Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center hosted its 15th annual Celebration of Life Reception at Timber Point Country Club in Great River. This year Sr. Marilyn Breen, O.P. More...

Babylon School District celebrates achievement

Babylon School District's June 8 Board of Education meeting was one dedicated to celebrating achievement. More...

Seventh-day Adventist Church Vacation Bible School

The Seventh-day Adventist Church, 136 Fire Island Ave., Babylon, will be holding Vacation Bible School with a theme of Kids in the Kitchen, Mon., Aug. 17 to Sat., Aug. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thisfree program is for ages three to 12. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

People are interested by a true love story. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Is Trevor your son?" the pharmacist inquired, when filling out a prescription wr itten by my veterinarian. "No, he's my Afghan Hound," I replied with a chuckle. This conversation happened several years ago. More...

Obituaries

Miles Kucera, founding member of the Suffolk Federal Credit Union

Suffolk Federal Credit Union sadly announces the sudden passing of Miles Kucera, one of the founding members of the credit union on July 31. More...

Opinion

Vick broke the law; Robinson broke the color barrier

Shame on Rev. Jessie Jackson for comparing Michael Vick's effort to get back into the NFL to that of Jackie Robinson who fought to overcome an endemic racism in America to become the first black player in baseball. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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More on Social Security and Medicare editorial

Dear Editor, After reading your commentary of July 1, I was amused by the satirical manner you addressed your experience with the Social Security system. I believed it was a " tongue-in-cheek" article. More...













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