November 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Summit helps focus on objectives for a better West Islip

From everyone’s perspective, the first annual West Islip Community Summit was a terrific success. More...

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Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick-up on Thurs., Nov. 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Residents cannot put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

I was sad to hear of the death of Henry Bea­ver Knox. A long-time resident of Babylon. Beaver sailed the Great South Bay for most of his life. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The recording “Who Let the Dogs Out?” is #3 on a Rolling Stone poll of the most annoying songs of all time. It ranks right behind “The Macarena”. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Holiday Floor Cloth: Mon., Nov. 30 & Dec. 7 $3 fee pp. 18+. •Yoga Lates: Wed., Dec. 2, 9, 16, Jan. 6, 13 from 10-11 a.m. $20 fee. More...

Obituaries

Mary Gilmore Thomas, former Babylon resident and longtime member of Babylon Yacht Club

Mary Gilmore Thomas, formerly of Babylon, died in Gos­hen, New York, near the home of her neph­ew, More...

Dolores Lowe, Good Sam. Guild volunteer

Longtime Amityville resident, singer and community volunteer Dolores Mary Lowe died Oct. 20, 2009 at her home. She was 89. She spent many summers in Amityville as a guest in the vacation cabins that once lined both sides of the Amityville River. More...

Opinion

Editorial

This Christmas, revisit the story of Bethlehem

There are many images to be taken from the story of Bethlehem, but one seems particularly appropriate in the social, political and economic climate today. More...

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Public Commentary

King speaks out against President's decision to try terrorists in US

Like many New Yorkers and members of the families of the nearly 3,000 innocent Americans murdered on that horrific Tuesday morning eight years ago, I’m outraged and insulted by President Obama’s decision to transfer Khalid Sheik Mohammed, More...

In the News

Jennifer Nolan wins scholarship Jennifer C. Nolan, of West Babylon was awarded the Dr. Lawrence J. and Mary Lou DeNardis Endowed Scholarship for the 2009-2010 academic year at the University of New Haven (UNH). More...

Lazio kicks off race for Governor in hometown of West Islip

“Introducing the next Governor for the State of New York, the Honorable Rick Lazio,” announced John Jay Lavalle, Republican chairman for SuffolkCounty. Thecrowd cheered. More...

Correction:

A story that appeared in the Nov. 5 edition, West Babylon Schools ink new contract with teachers, contained an error. The number of teachers in the district making $90,000 or more, excluding benefits,is 174 out of approximately 400 teachers total. More...

 

Schools/Sports

West Islip Beach Street Middle School receives grant for new technology

Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse of Bay Shore recently delivered new technology supplies to West Islip’s Beach Street Middle School. More...

Fresh start to new school year in Deer Park

Deer Park Superintendent of Schools Eva Demyen welcomed the district’s newest teachers with a comprehensive orientation program. More...

Lindenhurst Marching Band performs National Anthem

The Lindenhurst High School Marching Band performed the National Anthem at the LI Ducks game at Citibank Park recently against the Somerset Patriots, under the direction of Band Director Kevin Pike. 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, Nov. 21 •Early Pregnancy Class: 7-9:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. Free, one class. For info., call 376-4444. More...

Town of Babylon hosted 2009 Hispanic Heritage celebration

The Town of Babylon hosted its 2009 Hispanic Heritage celebration honoring one of its own as “Man of the Year”, Mel Guadalupe, a resident of West Babylon, is Suffolk County’s Director of Minority Affairs. More...

West Islip, Good Samaritan employee wins Bernstein Award

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently presented Mary Spillane with its prestigious Bernstein Award. Theaward was established in honor of the late Marvin Bernstein, MD, to rec­ognize Good Samaritan employees who embody the same virtues Dr. More...

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Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUF­FOLK COUNTY. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY IXIS REAL ESTATE CAPI­TAL TRUST 2006-1, Pltf. vs. ROSE PERNELL THOMAS, et al, Defts. Index #19273/07. More...

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