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Babylon Homecoming Saturday

An annual event that the entire community turns out for is Babylon High School's Homecoming, this year being held on Saturday, October 15th. The parade will begin at Gemelli More...

Town begins construction at Oak Beach Park

Babylon Town officials held a ground-breaking ceremony at Oak Beach Park, unveiling phase one of the town More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

GUESTS ARE RAVING about the food, the music and most of all the setting a tthe Hospice Care Network benefit party held on the grounds of the beautiful waterfront Babylon Village home of Terry Santmann. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Catnip. I found the universal cure-all. It More...

Events & Bulletin

Operation Homework Program offers help

Is your child having trouble completing homework assignments? Does he/she need more assistance in order to get started or to keep from getting distracted. More...

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, October 14
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Crowds come out for West Islip Country Fair

A sunny day brought out the crowds for the annual West Islip Country Fair with lots of craft vendors and plenty of good food. More...

Opinion

Town gets tough to protect its citizens’ quality of life

The Town of Babylon faced two challenges last week. One was a

The question on the community court is whether the Town usurped the state More...

We should not give up our independence in Babylon Village for an athletic turf field  

A synthetic turf field at the high school is a nice idea, and I agree that seagull droppings are unpleasant and the monies the county would provide come from our already spent tax dollars. More...

Our courts need judges with intelligence and common sense

Dear Editor

I read the letter in the Sept 15th issue, about the judge ruling against the Boy Scouts because they have to pledge allegiance to God. More...

Town Hall banner: sign of trouble?

The "Support Our Troops More...

BBBC purchases van with NYS grant

State Senator Owen H. Johnson More...

Three vie for two seats on Babylon Town Board

Coach Tom Gargiulo remembers one of his most dramatic victories of his career. His basketball team was up against Floral Park, a major force with a long winning streak. More...

Woman arrested for bilking

West Islip adoptive mother and grandmother out of $36K

Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Identify Theft Unit arrested a Bay Shore woman after she bilked her adoptive mother and grandmother out of approximately $36,000. More...

 

Schools/Sports

National Merit Scholars from the

Half Hollow Hills School District

Several students from the Half Hollow Hills School District were recently announced as semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Competition program. More...

West Islip students participate in

International Coastal Clean-up

The West Islip Earth & Outdoor Club (aka Students for Earth) participated in the 2005 International Coastal Clean-up at Robert Moses State Park Field #2 recently, sponsored by the American Littoral Society and State Senator Owen Johnson. More...

Lindenhurst school community helps victims of Hurricane Katrina

In times of devastation, loss, or need, the Lindenhurst school community has a strong tradition of pitching in to help. Whether it is through volunteering time or raising money through creative fundraisers. More...

Obituaries

Ella Connolly, Babylon resident B.V. Red Cross volunteer

Ella May Connelly (nee Hafele), a longtime Red Cross volunteer, died April 25, 2005 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Islip. She was 88 years old and lived on Paumanake Avenue in Babylon Village. More...

Karla Copithorn, former Babylon resident

Longtime Babylon resident Karla L. Copithorn died August 21, 2005 at the University Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA. She was 83 years old. More...

Kyle Parry, 48, surfer and carpenter

Kyle E. Parry, a master carpenter and award-winning surfer died at his home in Swansboro, North Carolina, August 14, 2005. He was 48 years old and was a longtime resident of Amityville and Bay Shore. More...













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