October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BOCES vote on new expansion project at James E. Allen Junior-Senior H.S. set for October 28th

TheBoard of Western SuffolkBOCES will ask voters Wed., Oct. 28 for approval to construct additional instructional space at the James E. Allen Junior/ Senior High School which serves students with severe disabilities from ages 13 through 21. More...

Parents of picky eaters can help boost their children’s digestive system

(NU) - Every digestive system requires probiotics – essential bacteria – to function. However, picky eaters might not eat enough of the right kind of foods, leaving young systems depleted of good bacteria.   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Panthers Maul Mustangs, 27-6

The Babylon Panthers knocked the Mount Sinai Mustangs from the ranks of the undefeated last Friday night at Harry Randall Field in Mount Sinai. The turf arena is named for their long time school custodian. More...

Ducks lose in Liberty Division Championship

The Ducks made it interesting, but Southern Maryland grabbed a 7-5 victory in the deciding fifth game of the Liberty Division playoffs. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard it on the Grapevine

WHERE WILL “THE FOUNTAIN” BE LOCATED? More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Long Island’s own President- Theodore Roosevelt (1958-1919) - was a visionary conservationist. More...

Obituaries

Hon. Jack Cannavo, former Supreme Court Justice and Babylon Village attorney; of Deer Park

Hon. Jack J. Cannavo, a Supreme Court Justice who retired in 1976, died, Sept. 21. He was 86 and a resident of Deer Park since 1961. More...

Edward Farrell: Babylon Village resident, aviator and sailor

Longtime Babylon Village resident, aviator and sailor Edward “Clammy” Farrell died Sept. 6, 2009 at the V.A. Hospital in Northport. He was 90.   More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

—by Kevin Eastwood
Full Story

Lawmakers are right, sober houses need closer monitoring

Editorial

The opening of a sober home in a community presents tremendous opportunities, as well as potential problems. More...

Readers respond to letter writer about health care

Dear Editor:   “Is there a crisis” in our health care system? (“Healthcare issue needs to become part of a rational debate,” Sept. 17 letters)   More...

Babylon community looks to combat drug abuse

Each year, an estimated 5,000 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol related injuries. More...

In the News

Amityville Historical Society to host lecture on Long Island Homes October 14th

The Amityville Historical Society invites the community to its general meeting Wed., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Lauder Museum, 170 Broadway Amityville. More...

Screenings and vaccinations can prevent nearly every case of cervical cancer

(NU) - Each year, 500,000 women worldwide develop cervical cancer. Around 300,000 women die from the disease. And yet, cervical cancer is preventable – regular screening, along with vaccination, could prevent nearly every case.   More...

Some tips for parents whose children have diabetes

Back to school can be stressful for everyone, but for children living with diabetes, preparing to go back to school is much more complicated. More...

 

People/Social

TheLevine and Criss families celebrate marriage

On Sept. 6th, Dr. Marci Levine, the daughter of Anita Levine and the late Irwin Levine, of Wyandanch Avenue, Babylon Village, married Jason Criss of Jamaica Estates. The wedding was at Temple Sinai in Roslyn Heights.   More...

Suffolk County Treasurer Carpenter honors Eagle Scout

Angie Carpenter, Suffolk County Treasurer, presented Eagle Scout Eric Birr with a proclamation for his outstanding accomplishments. Also present was Sr. More...

BaCCA’s annual Bluegrass festival a huge success

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) hosted the 7th annual Long Island Bluegrass Festival at Tanner Park in Copiague.   The festival provides a full day of bluegrass music and family fun. S.C.Leg. Wayne R. 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...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON’S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, Oct. 9   •New Mothers Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $50 per family, 5 sessions. More...

Babylon Beautification Society holds its annual Country Fair at Argyle Park

The 36th annual Babylon Beautification Society Country Fair at Argyle Park was a success. In the midst of handmade craft items, extraordinary foods, rides, games and home baked goods, mingling in the crowd was U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer.   More...

Town of Babylon celebrated annual Beach Blast

The Town of Babylon’s annual Beach Blast was held Sept. 5 at Overlook Beach.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE   NOTICE OF SPECIAL   said bonds as the same shall   will not be required to register   SUPREME COURT –   DISTRICT MEETING   become due and payable. More...













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