December 31, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

National Guard Airman Brian D. Alfano graduates basic training

Air National Guard Airman Brian D. Alfano graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

West Islip athletes sign letters of intent

Five West Islip High School athletes, all Lacrosse players, have signed letters of intent with colleges. Shown are Rob Moore, Jacksonville University; Andrew Hodgson, Towson University; Katie Rotan, C.W. Post; Toniann Riportella, C.W. More...

St. John the Baptist announces recruitment of lacrosse goalie

Saint Leo University, St. Leo, Florida has announced the recruitment of Lacrosse Goalie, Joe May of St. John the Baptist High School, West Islip, NY. May will join the NCAA Deep South Conference Lacrosse champions in September 2010. More...

Conklin House selling historical bricks for community fundraiser

The Steering Committee of the Nathaniel Conklin House has just released a limited number of bricks from the original house built in 1803. They are being made available to the community from the recent renovation of the structure. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The last day of the year and the decade is time for New Year’s resolutions and reflection. Dates shouldn’t matter but they do. More...

Heard it on the Grapevine

SUCCESSFUL SEASON AT E. DONALD CONROY GOLF COURSE. Thegolf course is proving to be one of the most popular spots in the Village. More...

Obituaries

Carolyn Ann Gebel, of Amityville, registered nurse

When she was a young girl growing up, Susan Gebel remembers her mother Carolyn Ann, working hard to raise her family and to study to become a registered nurse.   More...

Opinion

Burning questions for 2010

We have a few questions we'd like to see answered in 2010. Theyare the little things that sort of creep up and bother you; not burning issues such as is there life after death or what is man's role in the universe. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Railing against indifference, and hoping for a kinder 2010

Have you ever experienced Déjà vu? As I look back on 2009, I recall having one of those moments. I, like many Long Islanders, have the regular, boring commuter persona that resides only in the steel gray cars of the Long Island Railroad. More...

Young helping hands bring holiday cheer in West Islip

The Helping Hands Toy drive allowed thousands of Suffolk County children to receive gifts from Santa. More...

Army National Guard announces the promotion of members

Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. More...

Richard M. Auletta Jr. graduates from ROTC

Lindenhurst resident Richard M. Auletta Jr. has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve OfficerTraining Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.   More...

Lindenhurst High School girls soccer preview

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S.C. Leg.Barraga attends annual West Islip Community Summit Celebration

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R) West Islip recently attended the first annual West Islip Community Summit Celebration whose purpose was to feature a variety of local organizations and their members. More...

 

People/Social

Ashley Ryan to wed Charles Ferris

Mr. and Mrs . Fr an k Ry an of Lindenhurst and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ferris of Babylon announce the engagement of their children, Ashley Marie Ryan to Charles John Ferris. More...

Positions Dance Studio in Babylon honors dedicated students

Positions Dance Studio in Babylon Village honored some of its dedicated students at the annual Awards Gala and Client Appreciation Luncheon held at Dominican Village in Amityville. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave.   669-1624   •Tai Chi: Mon., Jan. 4, 11, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 22 from 10-11 a.m. $15 fee.   •Teen Painted Keepsake Boxes: Thurs., Jan. 7 from 7-8 p.m. 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, Jan. 2   •Amputee Support Group: 1:30 p.m., Southside Hospital, 301 E. Main Street, Bay Shore. For info., call 968- 3477. More...

Babylon Day Unit Homemakers to meet Jan. 6

The Babylon Day Unit of Suffolk County Homemakers will host its next monthly meeting, Wed., Jan. 6, 2010, 10 a.m. at Babylon Town Hall Annex on Phelps Lane, North Babylon.   More...

BaCCA workshop series to start January 5

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) announced that it will hold its Writer’s Space Winter Series with award-winning poet and publ i she d author Mi ndy Kronenbe rg. More...













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