October 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

West Babylon High School implements nine-period day

West Babylon High School in the West Babylon School District welcomed back students on Wed., Sept.9. The students not only have new classes, they have a brand new schedule, too. More...

Deer Park students explore literature

De er Park John F. Kennedy Intermediate School teachers engaged their classes in a variety of literature during Literacy Week. More...

Babylon sixth graders transitioning to a new school...

Last June, Babylon Grade School’s sixth grade Class of 2009 said farewell to their school and looked toward the fall when they would become a part of the Babylon Junior High School student body. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624   •Haunted Chocolate House: Tues., Oct. 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. $3 fee. 18+.   •Ghosts & Legends of L.I.: Tues., Oct. 20 from 7-8:30 p.m. Free, 18+. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Fullan, Babylon resident and loving mother, at 48 of leukemia

When she was first diagnosed with kidney cancer eight years ago, Nancy Fullan made a promise that she was going to fight hard to beat the disease and see her young boys grow up. More...

Opinion

Fall in love with autumn

If there was ever a time to live on Long Island and in New York State, it is autumn. At least that’s our opinion. There is no season more beautiful and uplifting, even as the leaves fall from the trees.   More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

As health care in America ails, reform is needed now says physician

Public Commentary

Dear Editor:   More...

Babylon Football: Panthers pound porters, 42-13

The Babylon Panthers roared to a 42-13 rout of the Greenport Porters last Friday night at Greenport. Once again, the game was won up front with the Panther lines commanding the ball on both offense and defense. More...

Fall-ing in love with Babylon

Fall in Babylon Town is always a beautiful time of the year and this scenic shot of the Babylon Town Hall lake and park is proof positive. Photo by Cliff De Bear More...

 

People/Social

Tiana Sunshine Long to wed S.Andrew Grieco

Carol and William A. Long, Jr. of the Village of Babylon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiana Sunshine Long to S. Andrew C. Grieco, the son of Maureen and Andrew Grieco of Village of Ridgewood, New Jersey.   More...

West Islip summer reading for all students

This year all students at Our Lady of Lourdes in West Islip, in grades four to eight were assigned required reading over the summer vacation. The books that were chosen came from the historical time period of WWII and dealt with the holocaust. More...

West Islip High school graduate graduates Basic Combat Training

Army Reserve Pvt. Christopher A. Bignami has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. He is a 2007 graduate of West Islip High School.   More...

Columnists - Free Access

Fountains, birthday, the first day of school and other remembrances

Babylon News & Muse

There’s a new project underway in Babylon. Wayne Horsley and Dr. Chris Proto have put together a committee to look into donating a fountain to the Village. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Thisis an equal opportunity, “bipetual” appeal, seeking two separate homes for a special needs dog and a special needs cat. Neglect manifests itself in various ways. 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, Oct. 3   •Amputee Support Group: 1:30 p.m., Southside Hospital, 301 E. Main Street, Bay Shore. For info., call 968-3477.   More...

Hispanic Heritage Festival to be held October 3

Town of Babylon Supervisor Steven Bellone and the Department of Human Services will present the 11th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival – Embracing the Fierce Urgency of Now. Theevent will be held Sat. Oct., 3, noon to 3:30 p.m. More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society lantern light tour to be held October 3

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society will hold a lantern light tour, Sat., Oct. 3, 6 to 8 p.m. Tours leave at 15 minute intervals. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUP R EME COUR T: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK BOARD OF MANAGERS OF POLO CLUB CONDOMINIUM, Plaintiff, against PAMELA SMILEY; WMC MORTGAGE CORP. and “JOHN DOE” and “JANE DOE”, Defendants. More...













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