November 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

WBSD to hold abduction prevention program Nov. 8

The West Babylon School District is hosting Escape School, part of the Parent Academy Series that will focus on abduction prevention for elementary school children and their parents. More...

Babylon junior baseball on hitting streak

The Babylon 10-year-old Fall baseball team slugged their way to an incredible 49 runs, and had only two runs against them in three games. The games were held at the North Babylon Phelps Lane fields. More...

UCP of Suffolk's Marisol Getchius receives Advocacy Award from NY Rehabilitation

United Cerebral Palsy Suffolk's Marisol Getchius was chosen by the New York State Rehabilitation Association as its first honoree to ever be awarded the Thomas A. Maul Self Advocacy Award. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Football:

Panthers pound Phantoms, take top playoff slot

The cold rain came down in a slant, pushed by a wind from the north. The field was slippery. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets,

Note: This column which first appeared here 10/ 19/06 is being reprinted because it has been nominated for a Muse Medallion in the editorial category of the Cat Writers Association (CWA) Communication Contest, but more important, More...

Gus Fishel retires after 30 years as Babylon Library attorney

Heard It On The Grapevine

Gus Fishel loves Babylon. Except for a twoyear stint in a New York City law firm and the time he served in the U.S. More...

We should honor our veterans every day of the year

I have the privilege of teaching Communications at Suffolk Community College. One of the courses that I teach is called Introduction to Human Communications. More...

Obituaries

Walter Hrynyshyn, lifelong West Islip resident

Lifelong West Islip resident and devoted family man Walter Hrynyshyn died August 20, 2007. "He always had friendly smile and was loved by many," said his wife, Alice. More...

Hilbert Kiesel, raised in Babylon, shrimp magnate

Babylon born Hilbert Vincent Kiesel turned his love of the sea into a booming shrimp business with boats and offices in Fort Myers, Florida; Biloxi, Mississippi and Aransas Pass, Texas. More...

Sylvia Siegel Booth, Babylon Village resident

Longtime Babylon Village resident Sylvia Siegel Booth died Oct. 10, 2007 in Sebastian, Florida where she moved four years ago. She was 93 years old. More...

People in the News

Each year the Route 110 Redevelopment Corporation pays tribute to individuals in the public, private and civic sector who have contributed to the continuing growth and vitality of the region. Suffolk County Legislator Wayne R. More...

Shawn Cullinane receives recertification as registered municipal clerk

Shawn Cullinane, clerk -treasurer for the Village of Lindenhurst, has received recertification as a Registered Municipal Clerk from the New York State Association of City and Village Clerks. More...

American Legion Babylon Post #94 to host parade Novemver 11

The American Legion Babylon Post #94 invites the public to attend a Veteran's Day ceremony at its Post located at 22 Grove Pl., Babylon, Sunday, November 11, 10:45 a.m. More...

WI Fire Dept. news

The West Islip Fire Department released the total number of responses they made to emergency calls for the month of September. The Department responded to 202 calls for September. More...

Women of Ascension to sponsor clothing drive

Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America recently sponsored a clothing drive for Dress for Success at Ascension Lutheran Church in Deer Park. More...

 

People/Social

Breast Cancer Coalition to host L.I. Pajama Party

The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (BBCC) and Long Island Ovarian Cancer Education Advocacy Networking Support (LI OCEANS) organization will partner to host the Long Island Pajama Party, (aka LIPPzzz) a ladies-only fundraiser scheduled for Februar More...

Sterling Glen of Bay Shore hosts dinner show

Sterling Glen of Bay Shore, an upscale assisted living senior residence, recently hosted A Taste of Germany dinner show as part of its on-going cultural programming. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Sign up now for Intro to Watercolor Painting: Saturday, November 17 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for young adults. $3 pp fee. •Ballroom Dancing: Monday, November 26 from 7-8:30 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: FRIDAY, November 9 •New Mother's Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $50 per family X5 sessions. For info. More...

Booster club to meet

The Babylon Booster Club will meet on Wednesday November 14th at 7:30 at Babylon Village Hall. The guest speaker will be Dr. Ellen Best- Laimit,Superintendent of the Babylon School District. More...

Village of Babylon

Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick-up on Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day. This is a reminder that residents cannot put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays. More...

Opinion

Honor veterans: serve in your own way

How do we repay those who have volunteered to serve and protect our country, near and wide; who have left the comforting and loving fold of family and friends; who have gone off to foreign lands, risked their lives and worn the uniform of the Ameri More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Republic fiasco flies on the wings of big government

Dear Editor: With reference to the report ( Amityville Record 10/24/07) on the most recent suit proposed by the Town of Babylon against the Republic Airport Commission, consider the following parade of bureaucracies: •The Republic Airpor More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CREDIT SUISSE HEAT 2005-9 , Plaintiff, AGAINST HENRY MCKEY, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...













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