July 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Danielle Haley wins Oratorical Contest

West Babylon sophomore described as "poised and self confident"

July 15 posting: Danielle Haley, a West Babylon student, placed 1st in the Suffolk County American Legion Oratorical Contest... More...

Two local Babylonians get new positions

Two Babylon residents were recently appointed to high-ranking positions; one in private industry and the other in the public sector. More...

Summer Concerts

AAtr gtyhlee Gazebo Fri., July 16, 8 p.m. Linda Ciofalo Swing Band BVAC Jazz Concerts Sun., July 18, 7:30 p.m. More...

Help for America's returning veterans

The Veterans Employment Act would help veterans translate their unique skills into career success by expanding job training, placement services and entrepreneurship opportunities for veterans who may otherwise have fallen through the cracks More...

Man pulls injured woman from burning car on Sunrise Highway

Shortly after 4 p.m., yesterday, Deris Medlock was driving along Sunrise Highway in North Amityville when he saw a woman a few cars ahead of him slam into the back of a van. More...

Special Sections

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •AARP Defensive Driving: Tues., July 20 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $14 fee.   •Sand Art: Wed., July 21 from 4-5 p.m. $2 fee. More...

Obituaries

JoAnn Clancy, longtime Deer Park school teacher and loving wife

Students worked hard for their teacher, JoAnn Clancy. A longtime fifth-grade teacher at John F. More...

Edith Veronica (Haas) Joyce, Babylon Village resident and President of the Babylon Village Senior Group

Friends and family gathered at Boyd’s Funeral Home on Thurs., June 17, drove by the family home built in 1951 in Frederick Shores, proceeded to a solemn mass at Our Lady of Grace Church and attended a moving graveside service at St. More...

Helene Grossman, a longtime resident of North Babylon and West Islip

Helene Grossman, a longtime resident of North Babylon and West Islip, died Fri., May 28, 2010. She was 85 years old.   For 21 years. Ms. Grossman worked as a manager for the Department of Social Security. She retired in 1989.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name Elite Telecom Partners LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/22/10. Office Location: Suffolk County. More...

Travel advisory issued for Northern State Parkway

Westbound lanes to be closed during night time hours

Today's post, July 18: All westbound travel lanes of the Northern State Parkway... More...

Salute to the graduates of 2010

Video of event included here!
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Today's posting, July 16: Watch next week’s print edition of the Beacon for full coverage of local high school graduations. In the meantime, enjoy the photo More...

North Babylon Superintendent announces retirement; concerns raised

After only a few short years, Dr. Robert Aloise will retire as superintendent of North Babylon School District. He announced at the district’s June 8 reorganizational meeting that he will be stepping down December 31, 2010. More...

Gillibrand comes to Babylon to announce veterans job initiative

N.Y.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposed legislation on the steps of Babylon Town Hall that will make it easier for veterans to get jobs after they come home. More...

Babylon Fountain Committee to host Waterfront tour

The Babylon Village Fountain Reconstruction Committee is hosting a A Night on the Bay, Wed. July 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. Departure is from the Babylon Dock and the cost is $35, which includes food and a tour of Babylon's historic waterfront. More...

West Babylon JFK School student Olivia O'Hara wins Science Award

Does fluorescent paper or markers make it easier to remember the written word? That was the question that Olivia O’Hara, a first-grade student at JFK Elementary School in West Babylon asked herself after her teacher Mrs. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pet, Pets, Pets

No matter how wonderful a shelter dog or cat is, Lady Luck plays a part in whether or not the pet finds a loving home. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, July 17   •L.I. Farmers Market: 7 a.m.-12 p.m., 9/11 Memorial Parking Lot, Route 110, Amityville. More...

Amityville Memorial H.S. Class of 1970 hosts a 40th Reunion

The Amityville Memorial High School Class of 1970 will hold its 40th reunion, Sat., Aug. 28, 7 p.m. at the Southward Ho Country Club, 601 Montauk Hwy., Bayshore.   More...

Annual Doppy Open Golf Tournament August 13

The 33rd annual Doppy Open Golf Tournament will be held Fri., Aug. 13 at the Middle Island County Club, Middle Island, beginning at noon and followed by a cocktail hour and dinner.   More...

Opinion

Editorial: Get out and welcome American heroes

The Wounded Warrior project is coming to our neighborhood July 23. Let’s make an effort to welcome these American heroes and to let them know how much we appreciate their service and their sacrifices.   More...

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Vets thank the public for supporting their projects

Dear Editor:   On June 23, Babylon Post #94 of The American Legion hosted the first of two annual fishing trips on charter boat Capt. Eddie B III for patients of the Northport Department of Veterans Affairs. More...













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