September 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

West Islip welcomes three new principals

Students in West Islip High School and Beach Street and Udall Road middle schools will be getting to know their new principals, as well as their new schedules, when school opens this month. More...

Panthers prep for the 2009 football season

TheBabylon Panthers are looking forward to this year’s football season and are preparing to defend last year’s Level IV Long Island Championship. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Community’s pride: Our 2009 Scholars and Graduates

•Matthew Stambler, of Bay Shore, graduated from Lasell College, Newton, Massachusetts on May 21 with a bachelor of science degree in hospitality and event management.   More...

Community’s pride: Our 2009 Scholars and Graduates

•Babylon resident Elizabeth Spiller will attend Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham this fall. More...

Harrelson takes part in ’69 Mets celebration

Ducks co-owner Bud Harrelson, an integral part of the 1969 Mets World Series team, was on-hand August 22 at Citi Field for the 40th anniversary celebration to honor the Miracle Mets.   More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard it on the Grapevine

AFTER GUARD PARTY AT BABYLON YACHT CLUB IS HUGE SUCCESS. Joan St. John and Jill Corbett hosted the very popular “after guard” party at the Babylon Yacht Club last Sunday. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Alex, black Pit Bull” Part 2: Call it Kismet. The Aug. 20th “Pets” sought a home for Alex, a special Pit Bull, with a saga almost too sad to be true. More...

Obituaries

Michael Albertini, former Navy veteran, at 52

Michael Albertini was a man who was not easy to forget. Those who knew and loved him described him as a person who embraced living and enjoyed life to the fullest.   More...

Bob Schultheiss, Copiague resident, at 55

Copiague resident Robert “Bob” C. Schultheiss died suddenly July 31, 2009 at his home. He was 55 and lived in the Amityville and Copiague communities for the last eight years.   He was born Aug. More...

Stanley Kollen, Good Samaritan Hospital oral surgeon

Stanley L. Kollen was born of immigrant parents and was raised in the Bronx. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., Plaintiff against AURELIO CRUZ, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Woman struck by car and injured in Babylon Village

Police seeking public's help

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In the News

S.C. Leg. Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th L.D. awarded a proclamation to outgoing Deer Park Board of Education Trustee Rose Bruner, in recognition of her years of dedicated service to the Deer Park School District at a recent school board meeting. More...

Babylon Village Classic

Photos by Monica Friedrich More...

ELA scores rise in Deer Park Schools Schools

Deer Park School District administrators meet regularly to discuss the latest educational trends and strategies to enhance teaching and learning. More...

 

People/Social

W. Babylon resident re-elected to Board of Directors at PRPLI

West Babylon resident Flo Federman, Marketing CommunicationDirector for Holtz Rubenstein Reminick, was recently re-elected to Board of Directors of the Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI) for 2009- 2010. Ms. More...

Leg. Barraga attends Bay Shore Historical Society bake sale

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R) West Islip recently attended the annual Bay Shore Historical Society bake sale. The proceeds from the sale are used to help support the many fine works of the Historical Society.   More...

Inter-County Sewing Club meets for 61st anniversary and reunion

On June 20th the Inter-County Sewing Club met for their 61st anniversary and reunion. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Create your own Candy Bar: Sat., Sept. 9 from 2:30-5 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: SATURDAY, Sept. 5   •Bariatric Surgery Support Group: 9-10:30 a.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. More...

Little Shelter hosts Tails at Tangers event to be held Labor Day weekend

Join Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center as it says farewell to summer at its Tails at Tangers Labor Day Weekend adoption event. This event will take place on Sat., Sept. 5, and Sun., Sept. More...

BaCCA hosts Karate and Self Defense class September 10

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) announced that a new class, Karate and Self Defense will be offered. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Thelaws of common sense

The stupid things that people sometimes do never cease to amaze us and when society has to pass laws prohibiting those activities, we are reminded that in many ways we are living in an Alice in Wonderland world where logic is not always the rule of More...

DRAWING C ONCLUSIONS

by Kevin Eastwood
Full Story

Nassau County needs calorie-count law

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