September 27, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Geoffrey Guja, NYFD

Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001 was a new beginning for Geoffrey Guja. A Lieutenant in the New York City Fire Department, he was returning to his job after being out on disability due to an injury he had suffered in a fire. More...

"Babylon Village Cares" benefit fundraiser Saturday

A benefit and fundraiser for the missing and fallen of Babylon Village, and to aid in the relief effort for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon will be held Saturday, September 29, from 1 to 6 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Theodore M. Hangarter, longtime resident and local physician

Theodore M. Hangarter, a well-known and respected physician in the community for many years, died September 14, 2001. More...

Francis T. Hunt, former North Babylon resident

Francis T. Hunt, 83, formerly of North Babylon, died on September 20, 2001, after a brief illness. Mr. Hunt was born in 1917 in Patterson, New Jersey, and served in the United States Army Air Force from 1943 to 1946. More...

WB teachers' dispute continues as new school year begins

Teachers say they just want a fair contract, the school board says it just wants one the community can afford and the residents just want a resolution of the dispute. More...

Timothy Roy, NYPD

The first day of school for his children was special for Timothy Roy and his wife Stacy. Roy, a Sergeant with the New York City Police Department always took the day off from work and enjoyed being a part of his children More...

Peter O'Neill, Jr.

Brenna McLoughlin spoke to Peter O More...

Leroy Homer, former DP resident and co-pilot of ill-fated airliner

Walter Lace, a teacher at St. John the Baptist remembers Leroy Homer, a student who grew up in Deer Park to become a pilot and one of the more than 6,400 victims of the terrorist attacks September 11. More...

 

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD • The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, September 28

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BaCCA invites local craft artists to holiday boutique

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) will open its doors to craft artists to display and sell their artwork from October through December. Local artists are invited to display one to two pieces of their work. More...

Volunteers are needed for Friends in Service Helping (FISH) Babylon

Volunteers are needed for Friends in Service Helping (FISH) of Babylon. Additional drivers and telephone volunteers are needed. They are flexible to your schedule and no training is required. More...

Opinion

Struggling together

Like so many people, all kinds of thoughts continue to run through our minds as we work through the tragedy of September 11. We move from fear to anger to depression and back to fear and anger again and we try to make sense out of the senseless. More...

We must fight hatred with peace and love Dear Editor:

I write to your readers with an idea regarding how we may all "light a single candle" after the tragic events of this past week. At this difficult time, people all over the country, and even the world are shocked and confused. More...

A Search to understand the incomprehensible

Every morning I drive over the Great South Bay bridge, cross the State Boat Channel Bascule Bridge and head west along Ocean Parkway towards Meadowbrook and eventually JFK Airport. More...













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