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June 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Town wins first round in lawsuit against new hangars at Republic

Late Thursday, Babylon Town received word that the courts had issued a temporary restraining order against a proposal by Northeastern Aviation Corporation to build two new hangars at Republic Airport. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

After weeks of rumors, Juan waddles into Duck Country

There is a great deal of excitement surrounding the Long Island Ducks this week, yet little of it has to do with the team's recent play on the field. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Pets of the Week

If you love your pooch with all your heart, your pooch should be on heartworm preventative. Too many dog owners ignore this silent killer spread by mosquitoes. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming More...

Tanner Park to host L. I. Bluegrass Festival July 22

The Fourth Annual Long Island Bluegrass Festival will be held Saturday, July 22, noon to 8 p.m. at Copiague's Tanner Park on the Great South Bay and will be held rain or shine. More...

Opinion

Driving home our need for conserving energy

Driving along Sunrise Highway any night is a clear reminder that for many people in this country, it's business as usual. More...

Supervisor Bellone defends Horsley's decision on West Babylon incinerator

Dear Editor: In the June 1, 2006 edition of the Babylon Beacon More...

Incineration fight not over

Dear Editor: The cover page stated, "Levy Stops Incineration Proposal for Bergen Point". (S.C. Executive) Levy has not stated that he was stopping the plan to move ahead with this proposal; he simply stated that he was slowing down the process. More...

County begins talks on short-term secure facility for youthful offenders; Brunswick eyed as potential site

The SuffolkCounty Office of Probation is working with Hope For Youth in Amityville to establish a program locally for youths ordered by the courts into a secure setting for mental health assessment and treatment. More...

Amityville HS students win medals at Long Island Math Fair

On Friday, April 28, the final round of the Al Kalfus Long Island Math Fair was held at Hofstra University. With over 1,300 students participating Amityville High School students Catherine Young and Corine Jackman won gold medals. More...

 

People/Social

Town of Babylon kicks off United Way Campaign

The 2006 United Way of Long Island's Town of Babylon campaign kicked off recently, inviting Town employees to contribute to the United Way's local initiatives. More...

Senator Fuschillo presents check to Copiague Library for Children's Room

Senator Charles Fuschillo presents members of the Copiague Memorial Public Library with a New York State grant, which he provided to assist in the refurbishing of the Children's Room. More...

St. William the Abbot's holds Race for Education fundraiser

On Thursday, May 4, St. William the Abbot school in Seaford, held a unique fundraiser, the Race for Education. Every student in the school participated (over 540 of them), all the faculty and the three parish priests. More...

Obituaries

Robert Cowell, former TOB highway worker

Robert A. Cowell, a longtime Copiague resident who worked for the Town of Babylon's Highway Department during the 1980s died May 1, 2006. He was 64 years old. More...

Helen Fisher of Dominican Village in Amityville

Helen L. Fisher, who lived in Dominican Village in Amityville for the last two years, died May 17, 2006. She was 89 years old. More...

Jane Ross Buerger, Amityville resident & Merrick teacher

Jane Ross Buerger, a teacher and longtime Amityville resident, died May 13, 2006 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. She was 73 years old. More...













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