January 10, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Tonna honors local World Trace Center photographer

The image is so familiar: three dust-covered New York City Firefighters raising an embattled U.S. flag on a make-shift flagpole at "Ground Hero" on September 11th. More...

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Schools/Sports

Deep End of a shallow Ocean: A collection of Poetry by student from Lindenhurst High School

Lindenhurst High School senior Katharina Arroyo began writing poetry as a freshman. More...

WI Students bring holiday cheer to Little Flower

Students in the Beach Street Middle School donated, collected and wrapped holiday presents, consisting of items on the Little Flower children More...

Ensuring a good holiday for others

Two Babylon families were adopted for the holiday season by Babylon School District students who wanted to share their joy and good fortunes by offering gifts to make the holiday festive for others in the community who did not fare as well. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Padula, 78, resident of Brentwood

Despite having MS for 20 years, Evelyn Padula was a woman of gentle strength and total optimism. More...

Obituary: James P. Lonergan of Babylon, GSH volunteer

James P. Lonergan made the trip by bus from his home in Babylon to Good Samaritan Hospital where he volunteered in the coffee shop two times a week. More...

William T. Louis, of West Babylon

William T. Louis, of West Babylon, died December 30, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Felicia; his children, Meredith, John Paul and Lauren Louis; his father, Paul E. and his mother-in-law Nanette Saciuk. More...

Schaffer and Brown make proud exit at final meeting

The agenda at the final Babylon Town Board meeting for Supervisor Richard Schaffer and Councilwoman Francine Brown was more a combination of stand up comedy and bipartisan sparring than of municipal business. More...

People in the News

Once a month the student council at Parliament Place Elementary School in North Babylon has a T-shirt Day to encourage reading. The students wear T-shirts with words printed on them and the students read each others T-shirts. More...

 

People/Social

Dear Deer Park by Joyce November and early December news

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Saccente of North Babylon

Tina Saccente of North Babylon, a member of the freshman class at St. Anthony More...

West Islip remembers

West Islip Remembers, a not-for-profit corporation established to raise funds for and to remember the local victims of the September 11 tragedy, was pleased to accept a generous donation from the West Islip Fire Department in early December. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD • The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, January 11

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LI Parrot Society hosts speaker

What we feed our pets does matter. Dr. Harvey Cohen, a pioneer in holistic and natural nutrition for animals will lecture at the January 16 meeting of the Long Island Parrot Society. Dr. More...

Las Vegas night

Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.) Chapter 196 of Deer Park is presenting Vegas Night , January 11 and 25, 2002, featuring Roulette, Blackjack, Best Hand Poker and Craps at the Bishop McDonnell Knights of Columbus, 175 Park Ave., Babylon Village. More...

Opinion

Continue to fly the flag proudly

Already, we see a reduction in the number of American flags being flown in our communities. Part of that has to do, we believe, with the holiday decorations, but as they will be coming down, we would urge that the flags go back up. More...

September 11th added to an already unhealthy economy

November 2001 employment statistics released by the New York State Department of Labor show the continuing impact of September 11th on the economy and jobs, particularly in New York City. More...

Daschle Democrats are holding up propserity for poltical gain Dear Editor:

I am ashamed of our Senate Democrats. They seem to be playing games with the economy for the benefit of their political party, and are not working for the benefit of all the people. More...













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