September 6, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Sophia Garden - certified organic

On July 5, Sophia Garden, a project of the Sisters of St. Dominic at 555 Albany Ave., Amityville, became certified organic. More...

Vietnam Veterans of America

The Vietnam Veterans of America, the NYS Division of Veterans Affairs and the Northport VA will assist "in-country" Vietnam veterans with adult onset Diabetes Mellitus in filing claims for VA service-connection and monetary compensati More...

County hires top environmental law firm to do battle with refiners over MTBE contamination

The Suffolk County Legislature approved hiring the law firm of Weitz & Luxenberg to represent the county in an effort to recover millions of dollars of reimbursement associated with the cleanup costs against the manufacturers and refiners of the More...

Suffolk residents asked to fight hunger during September

September has been designated "Fight Against Hunger Month" by the Suffolk County Legislature. With that resolve, Suffolk County Presiding Officer Paul J. Tonna (R More...

Babylon Girls champs in Copiague tourney last month

The Babylon Panthers took the Silver Bracket softball title for 9-10 year old girls in the Copiague Tournament by beating the Lindenhurst Nationals 12-5 on Wednesday August 15. More...

Four First Precinct Officers commended for rescue in Sumpwams Creek May 29th

The First Precinct has chosen Police Officers Scott Mannetta, Brian Karp, Matthew Goodman and John Focas as their Cops of the Month. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Adelaide R. Cassens, 84, 17-year resident of Amityville

Adelaide R. Cassens, a 17-year resident of Amityville, died at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset August 9, 2001. She was 84. More...

Paul Tooker, 55, Babylon resident

Paul Tooker loved the water. He fished in the Great South Bay and sailed, often taking extended trips with his wife and children. Recently, the couple returned from an extended sailing trip to Bermuda. More...

Rod K. Westerlind, 47, born and raised in Babylon Village

Rod K. Westerlind, who was born and raised in Babylon Village and well known throughout the community, died suddenly of a heart attack August 16, 2001. He was 47 years old. More...

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD • The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, September 7

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Looking for crocheters and knitters

Southside Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital, and also a part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, located in Bay Shore is looking for crocheters and knitters to knit or crochet lap blankets for their patients. More...

NAACP branch conducts meeting

On Wednesday, September 12, 7 p.m. Central Long Island NAACP branch will conduct its general membership meeting for election of delegates to the 65th New York State convention to be held in White Plains from October 5 to 7. More...

Women services offers investing workshop

Lizbeth K. Lindley from Edward Jones will present Basic Investing 101, a series of four workshops. These workshops will demystify the world of investing, covering stocks, bonds and mutual funds. More...

The Island Senior Symphony concert series

With the 2001-2002 concert series, the Island Senior Symphony begins its 30th season, featuring an exciting season of music including Kalinnikov More...

Blau named interim superintendent of schools in West Islip; negotiations underway to give her superintendent’s post

The West Islip School Board is in negotiations with Dr. Beth Virginia Blau to assume the post as Superintendent of Schools, replacing Superintendent Thomas E. Boedicker who retired August 1. More...

Lindenhurst Village hosts Night Out Against Crime

On August 7, the community of Lindenhurst joined people across the nation in bringing the community together for a common cause. At 9 p.m. More...

People in the News

Babylon Lions newly installed President Ralph Consola thanks Past President Steve McGrath for his past year's service. McGrath was very happy to turn over the reins to Consola and wished him luck. He also told him to "enjoy his year." More...

 

People/Social

First birthday...

On August 9, Allison Rae Snyder of Dix Hills, celebrated her first birthday. More...

Graduate of the Academy of St. Joseph

Andrea Conley of Babylon, a 1997 graduate of the Academy of St. Joseph, Brentwood, graduated from American Airlines Flagship University, Fort Texas, where she received her American Airline Flight Attendant Wings. More...

High school students difference

Freshmen and sophomores from West Islip High School participated in a three-day National Issues Forum at Hofstra University this summer. More...

Opinion

A sample from our e-mailbag

We get the most interesting e-mail from our web readers and others every week. Thought we More...

Get into the Political Arena —Martin H. Schwartz

The following are profiles on Tom Spota, the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney and Bill Rebolini, a district court judge who is a Democratic candidate for Suffolk Surrogate Court. More...

Tooling up for another school year

For school children across Long Island, it More...













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