October 4, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

The Beacon's Still Here!

The Beacon Newspaper continues to serve the people of Babylon in the heart of Babylon Village at the same address, 65 Deer Park Avenue. More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst High School football preview

The 2001 high school football season finds sixth-seeded Lindenhurst without their star quarterback staple of the past three years, Erik Conroy, who has moved on to attend Fordham University on a four-year scholarship. Stepping in to fill Conroy More...

Crouching WI Lions set to pounce

Head of the lair Jim Dooley returns to coach his fourth season of West Islip varsity football. Seeded third in Division II but recently unable to ovecome the domination of North Babylon (No. 1 seed) and Bellport (No. More...

Babylon Panthers take homecoming game

The pall of the recent tragic events prevailed and a moment of silence was held before the National Anthem recognizing all those affected. Both teams got back to the business at hand, but each person there has the world crisis locked in place and it More...

Obituaries

Barbara B. Picken, 76, resident of WI and Babylon

Barbara B. Picken, who resided in West Islip and Babylon from 1924 to 1977, died at home in Brookhaven, September 19, 2001 after a brief illness. She was 76. More...

Tara Debek, WTC victim, of Babylon Village

Disney, the world of fantasy and enchantment, was a favorite for Tara Debek. So, when the entire family decided to go to Disneyworld in August, the new mother and Babylon Village resident was thrilled. More...

Kathleen Ann Lyons, 57, former resident of Deer Park

Kathleen Ann Lyons, of Deer Park, died September 19, at the age of 57. She is survived by her mother Kathleen J. Lyons; her sister, Mary Pat; her brother Thomas E. Lyons; her niece and nephews, Thomas J. Dr. More...

Babylon Tuna Tournament nets thousands for charity

The number of boats and fisherman who participated in this year More...

People in the News

Babylon for the Homeless and Blind (BABHAB) had a number of participants in this year's Good Samaritan Hospice Walk. Shown in the back row are Lee Bliss Jr. More...

Fire Department Open House Sunday, October 14th

In The Home) which will include general fire and home safety tips. The program will be held at the Babylon Fire Department Headquarters/ Village Hall on the corner of North Carll Avenue and West Main Street. More...

 

People/Social

The DiMartino's return from extended trip to Mexico

Laurie Mearns-DiMartino and her husband Ronald, from Singer Island Florida and formerly from Babylon Village, just returned from a dive and snorkeling trip to Cozumel and Cancun, Mexico. More...

Corduroy the Bear comes to Babylon Public Library

Corduroy the Bear met a few fans when he visited the Babylon Public Library booth at the September 9 Babylon Beautification Society Country Fair. More...

Free Screenings Members of the Babylon Lions, using the Suffolk Lions Community Services van provided free Glaucoma and blood pressure tests at the BabylonVillage Country Fair September 9.

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Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD • The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, October 5

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W.I. Schools responds to crisis

A group known as the West Islip Lionheart has formed in the West Islip School District with principals, administrators and the PTA serving as members. More...

Lindenhurst Oktoberfest

A bit of Germany complete with rides, games, live entertainment, food and fun await those attending the Lindenhurst Oktoberfest being held in the Village of Lindenhurst beginning Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7. More...

Opinion

Let’s deal with the hard realities

Even before the horrific dust settled on the World Trade Center, the theorists were out in force in the newspapers, on television, in the streets, on the phone and, of course on the web. More...

Heard It On The Grapevine

THE WEATHER WAS PERFECT for the ninth annual Louis H. Orr, Jr. Invitational sailing races held at the Babylon Yacht Club on Sunday, September 23rd. More...

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