August 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

DP residents await safety signs on their local streets

On the welcoming blocks of Albany Street and Rolan Drive in Deer Park, children play annd laugh while parents keep an eye out watching for their safety. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Babylon Santapogue School held year-end Field Day

Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District celebrated the end of the school year with Field Day. Students in second and third grades were assigned to either the blue or the gold team and competed in various events. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library •24 South Carll Ave. • 669-1624   •Create your own Candy Bar: Wed., Sept. 6 from 7 - 8 p.m. Grades 6-12. Free.   •SAT Prep Course: Mon., Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5 from 6:15-8:45 p.m. $75 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, Aug. 30   •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...

All Village Cocktail Party fund raiser to be held August 30

The All Village Cocktail Party fund raiser honoring Judy Skillen and benefiting the restoration of the Nathaniel Conklin House, will be held Sun., Aug. 30, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Lily Flanagan’s 345 Deer Park Ave., Babylon Village. More...

S.C. Leg. Barraga announces Senior Energy Assistance Program

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Barraga (R) West Islip recently announced that the Long Island Power Authority has created a $10 million dollar program to assist incomeeligible senior citizens pay their electric bills. More...

Opinion

Public debate is healthy

Theletters that appear on our opinion page this week and that have appeared over the past few weeks dealing with the health-care debate are an indication of the diversity of views and passion surrounding the issue nationwide.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Readers speak out on health-care issue

Dear Editor:   Your editorial about healthcare is very appropriate. I have a question about it; when did our government ever administer any plan without making a complete mess of it?   More...

Residents, politicians dive into talks of West Islip beach

Locals oppose commercialization of site saying it only needs to be cleaned up

There were big waves made about the future of West Islip Beach – a small beach on the Great South Bay – at a recent meeting where local politicians and more than 100 residents gathered at the American Legion Hall in West Islip on July 9. More...

Local student receives degree

Kirsten Brynn Schmid, a graduate of Babylon High School class of 2005, has received her bachelor’s degree specializing in both entrepreneurship and markets from Babson College, near Boston, Massachusetts. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village resident re-elected

Babylon Village resident Domenick Graziani, senior writer, Global Internal Communications, National Grid, was recently re-elected to Board of Directors of the Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI) for 2009- 2010.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

For anyone still wondering about the identity of the bride who was left waiting at the door by a trolley hired to bring the bridesmaids and bride to St. Joseph’s Church, it was Isabel Freeman. More...

Correction:

Due to a production error in the Heard it on the Grapevine column that appeared last week, some of the names of people who attended the 80th birthday party for retired Judge Patrick Henry were missing. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Balto, the hero Husky who in January 1925 led the last life-saving leg of the six hundred mile diphtheria serum run from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska is immortalized in bronze in Central Park. More...

Obituaries

Frances Hodgson Bongiovanni, resident of West Islip

Frances Hodgson Bongiovanni raised her three children on her own but always worked hard to make sure they had the best shoes and clothing, and the best educational opportunities. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUP R EME COUR T: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - OCWEN MORTGAGE ASSET TRUST I, Plaintiff, AGAINST DONALD G. ERICKSEN, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...













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