November 29, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Is your home all dressed up for the holidays?

Once again, the Babylon Beacon and the Babylon Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest. More...

by Peter Connolly

When Robert Chapin was a young boy, he was forced to undergo a series of painful operations to mend a severally dislocated hip. More...

Cookie Contest coming

The traditional Holiday Cookie Contest and Showcase will be held this year at the Conklin House Dec. 6, followed the next day by the Candle Lit Tea, 5-8 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD • The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, November 30

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Fifth annual pancake breakfast

The West Islip Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be holding their fifth annual pancake breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Sunday, December 2, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at fire department headquarters, 309 Union Blvd., West Islip. More...

Annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program

Councilwoman Ellen McVeety announced that the Town of Babylon will participate again this year in the annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. A collection box for the toys will be in the front lobby of Town Hall through December 14. More...

Obituaries

Donna (Frost) Lewis, 31, former resident of Babylon

Donna Jeanne Lewis missed watching as her daughter Caitlyn begin her first day of school this year. More...

Marie Guglielmino, former resident of West Babylon

Marie Guglielmino, formerly of West Babylon, died November 11, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Salvatore; her children, Antonino Guglielmino and Angela Cherubino and her mother, Josephine Ligotti. More...

Thomas J. Starala, of Lindenhurst

Thomas J. Starala, of Lindenhurst, died November 16, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Lillian; his daughter Katherine Piccinnini and her husband John and his son Thomas Starala II and his wife Caren; four grandchildren and a sister, Marie Lopez. More...

Deer Park schools on line to install new communications system

The Deer Park Board of Education voted last month to execute negotiations to purchase equipment for a more efficient district-wide telecommunications system. More...

Annual tree lighting and Wassail Bowl in Babylon December 2nd

The Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society will hold its annual holiday Wassail Bowl on Sunday, December 2, from 3 to 5 p.m. More...

Everyone felt safe around firefighter Steven Coakley

As a younger man, Steven Coakley wasn More...

Suffolk Champs! Panthers Maul Mustaings

by Tony Spota More...

County Historian is guest speaker at BBPW luncheon

Anita North, president of the Babylon Business and Professional Women More...

 

Opinion

New meaning for old traditions

This weekend Babylonians officially kick of the holidays with the annual tree lighting, and Wassail Bowl celebration. More...

Reflecting on Pearl Harbor on Remembrance Day Dear Editor:

As we enter a dangerous and uncertain period, we are united as citizens who love our country, value our freedom, and despise the murderous terrorists who threaten our society and have taken so many lives. More...

Familiar places lead me safely home Poem by Mac Beyers Strolling home one evening a fog, soft and gray, slithers in, surrounding every curve of my body

like a lover. More...













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