February 7, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

A look at the lives of some of those lost September 11th Frank Brennan, a man who had dreams and helped others reach theirs

Frank Brennan was a man who knew how to be a friend and neighbor. More...

West Islip school helps children in Afganistan

When West Islip More...

Suffolk County hosts anti-terrorism conference

The Suffolk County Police Department recently hosted an anti-terrorism conference for business leaders and municipal officials at the Ammerman Campus of Suffolk Community College. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Westbrook reflections winners identified

The theme for this school year More...

Coach wins annual award twice

Babylon Junior-Senior High School teacher and Coach Ed Augustine has been named Coach of the Year, twice. More...

Fundraiser benefits Lionheart and Good Sam

Students in the Beach Street Middle School in West Islip presented their version of Hollywood Squares with teachers as celebrity squares. Fellow classmates were the contestants who vied for prizes. More...

Obituaries

David P. Flanagan, former Deer Park resident

David P. Flanagan, of Schoharie, New York and formerly of Deer Park, died January 13, 2002. He was a retired sergeant of the New York Police Department. More...

Raymond Militello, highly decorated SC Police Officer

Raymond Militello, a resident of Babylon, died December 31, 2001. He was 34 years old. Mr. Militello was a highly decorated Suffolk County Police Officer from Highway Patrol. More...

James Hoban of Deer Park

James Hoban, of Deer Park, died January 3, 2002. He is retired from the New York Fire Department, Rescue 2 and 4. More...

NNorth Babylon Business Superintendent resigns abruptly

In a move that came both as a surprise and disappointment to the residents of the North Babylon School District, Geraldine Schwab, Assistant Superintendent for Business had tendered her resignation. More...

Babylonian running campaign to restore track at St. John's HS

by Carolyn James More...

Babylon man running campaign to restore St. John's track

David Wood at track he is hoping to restore with funds raised through a community commitment. More...

West Babylon H.S. presents Fiddler on the Roof

The West Babylon High School is presenting Fiddler on the Roof, February 7 to 9. Show time is at 8 p.m. The tickets cost $8 for adults and $6 for students and senior citizens. More...

Lindenhurst Fire Department receives 70 quilts from children in Georgia

Recently, the Lindenhurst Fire Department received over 70 quilts from Snellville, Georgia. These were handmade by the youths of Lilburn Stake from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. More...

Local senior semi finalist in Intel Science Talent search

Kristen Goodrich, a senior in Mr. Purdy More...

 

People/Social

Heard It On The Grapevine

BELATED CONGRATULATIONS to our newly elected Babylon Town Councilman Lindsay Henry another January birthday celebrant. More...

Local resident appointed a midshipman officer

Midshipman Jason Mitchell, of Babylon, is serving as a Platoon Commander at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. More...

Babylon Elementary School to hold kindergarten registration

The Babylon Elementary School will hold registration for kindergarten and first grade, March 7 and 8. Children must be five years of age on or before December 1 in order to register for kindergarten. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD • The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, February 8

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Legion sponsors trip to AC

Feustel-Kurdt Unit 1120 American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a bus trip to Trump Marina in Atlantic City, February 21 for a six-hour stay. The cost is $27 per person with cash back and there will be movies, bingo and raffles on the bus. More...

AAUW holds monthly meeting

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Islip Area Branch will hold its next meeting Monday, February 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Bay Shore/Brightwaters Public Library, One South Country Rd., Bright-waters. More...

Opinion

Get involved in your school budgets now

Getting underway over the next several weeks is the process of putting together the annual school budgets. We urge, as we do every year, that the public take an interest as your elected officials complete this important task. More...

Our readers are the greatest

Several months ago, we appealed to our readers to bring us their gently used suitcases. We heard of a group that needed them for children who are abruptly taken from their homes by the police or the courts. More...

National ID card would ensure our security here at home Dear Editor:

Your editorial of January 16 laments the possibility of the federal government establishing a national identification card with the fear that Big Brother will have "comprehensive personal information on every law-abiding citizen." At this More...













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