January 17, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Anti-hunger program serves up a success

If you want to feed the hungry and help the less fortunate, one of the best things you can do is empower them with information and educate them about what programs are available. More...

UFCW pickets new Super Foodtown in W. Babylon

Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), union picketed outside of the newly opened Super Foodtown supermarket in West Babylon on Friday. More...

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Schools/Sports

Students hold bake sale for Lionheart Fund

What could be better than a homemade cupcake or cookie? Students at the Oquenock Elementary School think those tasty treats top everyone More...

Holiday turkeys and all the trimmings

Bellew Elementary School students in West Islip joined together recently with staff and volunteer parents for the preparation of the 15th annual holiday feast gift baskets. More...

NB student beat the odds again

North Babylon High School student Joseph Pizzurro, has beat the odds again and won, for the second time, in the American Lung Association More...

Obituaries

Candace V. Anderson, longtime resident of Amityville and Massapequa

Candace V. Anderson, a resident of Amityville for 30 years and of Massapequa for 33 years, died December 14, 2001. More...

James P. Lonergan, resident of Babylon

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...

Reverend Fred B. Jones, 86, pastor of Bay Shore and Woodmere United Methodist Churches

Reverend Fred B. Jones, died December 19, 2001 at the age of 86. He was pastor of the Bay Shore and Woodmere United Methodist Churches. More...

Town Board shelves proposal for pay increases in first meeting of new year

The Babylon Town Board quickly scuttled a proposal at it More...

People in the News

Suffolk County Presiding Officer Leg. Paul J. Tonna ( R -West Hills) is seen here with Babylon Village Youth Project Director, Eric Price (right) and North Babylon Community Teen Center Director, Tony Tatti (left). More...

West Islip cuts ribbon on newly renovated Oquenock

OQUENOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL is re-dedicated. More...

 

People/Social

Heard It On The Grapevine

CONGRATULATIONS. Libby St. John Weinstein and Steven Burns both of Charleston, SC, were married there on January 1st. Their marriage was blessed by Father McPhail of Grace Episcopal Church (formerly rector of St. Peters in Bay Shore). More...

Larsen named champion 2001 Junior Sportsman

Jessica Larsen, a sixth grade student at Babylon Memorial Grade School, was crowned champion of the 2001 Junior Sportsman Champ Division in the Eastern Kart Racing Association (EKRA). More...

Homefinders Real Estate holiday party

Homefinders Real Estate office on Main Street, Babylon Village, held their annual Christmas Party December 19. Shown are brokers and agents of the 45-member office, together with friends and guests. More than 100 people attended. More...

Events & Bulletin

Beacon Bulletin The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, January 18

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Family Service League

Family Service League is pleased to announce their new Post Adoption Counseling Program. The program is available to any Suffolk County resident and is dedicated toward helping to support adoptive families through difficult times. More...

BaCCA presents Black History festival

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts announced that The Town of Babylon Human Services Department will be holding a Black History Festival at The Babylon Town Hall Annex, February 23, 2002. More...

Opinion

Carding every American is a victory for terrorism

A lot has changed since terrorists hijacked four planes and slammed two of them into the Pentagon and the World Trade Center September 11, including the loss of our sense of security and safety in this great land. More...

Fighting hunger in Suffolk has to be a year-round effort

by S.C. Leg. Paul Tonna More...

It was nice to go home again via the Beacon Dear Editor:

What a delight to receive the December 27th edition of the Beacon ("And the Holiday Home Decorating contest Winners Are..."), which was sent to me by a longtime Babylon friend. Our family also circulated the article through the Internet. More...













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