August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

New BSD superintendent outlines some of his goals

Newly-minted Babylon Schools Superintendent Richard Rozakis took a break from his weeklong administrative training last month to speak to the Beacon about his vision for the Babylon School District. More...

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Schools/Sports

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Andrew K. More...

Legislative Breakfast held at North Babylon High School

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined elected officials, school officials and community members at the North Babylon Council of PTA’s Annual Legislative Breakfast to discuss important educational issues. More...

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Alexandra Mauro, of West Islip, has graduated from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana with a bachelor of arts in humanistic studies.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

Remember the cat juggling scene in the 1979 Steve Martin movie, The Jerk? Martin as the title character sets out on his 18th birthday to discover the world. More...

Obituaries

Edward P. Waldman, Copiague resident and Jet Sanitation employee

Edward P. Waldman, a resident of Copiague, died at his home June 26. He was 59 years old and the son of Edward H. of Amityville, and Florence (Koch) Waldman of Lindenhurst.  Mr. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

What do tests and APPRs really tell us about students, educators?

The New York State Board of Regents amended Education Law this year to fundamentally change the way teachers and principals are evaluated. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - By Kevin Eastwood

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Babylon Lodge 793, Free Masons, celebrates 125th anniversary

NYS Sen. Owen H. Johnson recently joined with Assemblyman Phil Boyle in presenting a New York State Legislative Resolution to Master, The Worshipful Edward T. Bartels commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Babylon Lodge No. More...

Lindenhurst Schools hold first meeting for 2012-13

The Lindenhurst Board of Education held a Community Forum meeting recently making its annual awards presentations to students, faculty and administrators of the district. More...

 

People/Social

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehab hosts annual Celebration of Life Reception

On Tues., June 12, Our Lady of Cons ol at i on Nur s ing and Rehabilitative Care Center hosted their 18th Annual Celebration of Life Reception at Timber Point Country Club in Great River. This year, Axis Construction Corporation, Sr. More...

Sen. Johnson and Assemblyman Saladino honor Babylon Village resident Theresa Santmann

NYS S en. Owe n Johnson joined Assemblyman Joseph Saladino in the presentation of a New York State Citation honor ing Baby lon Village resident Theresa Santmann as an Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipient. More...

Employee health coordinator retires after nearly half century of service at Good Sam

It took six weeks as a nurse’s aide in Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s Emergency Department (ED) for West Islip resident Joanne Deacon, RN, to realize her life’s calling.  More...

Library

At Your library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  More...

Events & Bulletin

Crossroads Coffee House free concert Aug. 4

Christian Concerts at Crossroads Coffee House will showcase Dale Overlock, Sat., Aug. 4, 7 to 10 p.m. A free concert will be performed along with fellowship over a homecooked light buffet-style dinner. More...

St. Joseph’s Thrift Shop sale Aug. 13 to 16

St. Joseph’s Church will hold its thrift shop for three days: Mon., Aug. 13; Wed., Aug. 15 and Thurs., Aug. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $4, fill a bag with women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, handbags and shoes.  St. More...

Constantino Brumidi Vegas night Aug. 3

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Friday Night Vegas, Aug. 3. The doors open at 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For information, call 631-586-3928.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD Pursuant to provisions of Local Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Accessory Apartment& More...













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