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Schools/Sports

Lost treasure, found by preschoolers at Our Lady of Lourdes School

Thefirst day of Pre-K at Our Lady of Lourdes in West Islip was quite an adventure. Theteachers, Mrs. O’Sullivan and Mrs. Pryhocki received a letter from Pirate Pete. He asked the children to findhis lost treasure. More...

Lindenhurst Middle School holds orientation

Incoming sixth-grade students were introduced to the world of middle school on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Principal Frank D. Naccarato Jr. More...

Deer Park students read to achieve

Deer Park Robert Frost Middle School students recently participated in the Scholastic Books Summer Reading Challenge. More...

Library

Thisweek at the Library

Babylon Library,   24 South Carll Ave. • 669-1624   •Hearing Screening: Fri., Nov. 13 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free.   •Memories of a Blitz Brat: Sat., Nov. 14 from 2-3 p.m. Book talk with author Beryl Menger. More...

Obituaries

James E. Brown of Amityville, Brentwood coach and Grumman engineer, at the age of 78

Amityville resident and loving husband James E. Brown, Sr. of Amityville died Sept. 12, 2009 at his home. He was 78. More...

Memorial service for Barbara Zimmerman, longtime Babylon-West Islip resident, volunteer

A Memorial Service will be held for Barbara Zimmerman on Sat., Nov. 14 at the United Methodist Church of Babylon at 10 a.m. Barbara B. Zimmerman, who was born December 12, 1917, died peacefully in her home Nov. 3, 2009. Mrs. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUN­TY OF SUFFOLK - BEN­EFICIAL HOMEOWNER SERVICE CORPORATION C/O HSBC CONSUMER LENDING (USA), INC., Plaintiff, AGAINST CLEM­ENTE More...

New Principal for John Quincy Adams Elementary School in Deer Park

Deer Park Elementary Associate Principal Jennifer Estrada has been appointed as the Principal of John Quincy Adams (JQA) Elementary School. More...

 

People/Social

Barrier Beach Gulls celebrate 29 years together

Founded in 1980 by dedicated women working to help those living on the Barrier Beaches of Captree Island, Oak Beach, Gilgo Beach, West Gilgo Beach and Oak Island, the Barrier Beach Gulls reunited in September at Molly Malone’s Waterfront Restau More...

Heard it on the Grapevine

JOY AND SADNESS IN THE CORBETT FAMILY. Jill and Barry Corbett have had a busy month. First, Christopher Batty and Kerry McCashin were married in Southern Pines, North Carolina on Sat., Sept. 26. More...

West Islip High School All-County Music students to perform November 20

Twenty-one West Islip High School’s students have qualified to perform in the All-County Music Festival. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

To give; or not to give…that is the “que$tion”. Times are tough. 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, Nov. 14 Autumn Meditation Retreat: Sat., Nov. 14 from 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., SOS Meditation Center, 79 County Line Rd., Amityville. More...

Firing Squad of Babylon Post #94 semi-annual 100 Club dance Nov. 15

The Firing Squad of Babylon Post #94 of the American Legion is holding its semi-annual 100 Club dance on Sun., Nov. 15, 3 to 7 p.m. Thecost is $15 per person and includes dinner, dessert, beer, wine and soda along with the DJ. More...

BaCCA Winter Art classes to begin December

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) is offering winter art classes for adults and children. A variety of drawing, painting and sculpturing classes along with hand painting glass workshops are available to students of all levels. More...

Opinion

Editorial

We must change the course of voter apathy in America

The percentage of qualified voters who went to the polls last week was deplorable. Between 15 and 18 of 100 eligible voters actually got to the polls to cast their ballots on Tues., Nov. 3. That means that between 85 and 88 percent stayed home. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Our lawmakers must stop being Washington wimps

A few hundred years ago, the governments in Europe were abusing the people by persecuting the religious and burdening the population with heavy taxes. The people could not take it anymore, and this led to anarchy. More...













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