April 18, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial underway for Babylonians lost September 11th Plan is to come up with a personal tribute with enduring message

A quiet, peaceful and beautiful stretch of sand between Cedar and Overlook Beach in Babylon is to be the site of a memorial for town residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks September 11. More...

County quarterly revenues reach the high mark

Suffolk County Clerk Ed Romaine recently released the County Clerk More...

Lindy Civic hosts meeting on neighborhood crime and safety

Meridale Park Civic Association of Lindenhurst met recently to discuss crime prevention measures in the area. Attending the meeting was First Precinct COPE Officer James Castaldo of the Suffolk County Police Department. More...

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Schools/Sports

Local Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Legislator Angie Carpenter (R-WI) honored Christine Williams and Allison Zaffuto at their recent Girl Scout Gold Award celebration. Williams and Zaffuto earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD • The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, April 19

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Daughters of the American Revolution

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at the home of Berenice Giordano. Following the opening ceremony, registrar Catherine Curry Dewar installed the most recent member Susan Burhans Stevens Schlossberg (Mrs. More...

Bay Shore Schools receive prestigious music award

The Grammy Foundation recently announced that Bay Shore High School has been named as a Grammy Signature School. More...

Babylon Village Little League pitches 50th anniversary events April 20

When former Babylon Village mayor Gil Hanse throws out the first ball to kick off the 2002 Babylon Little League baseball season on Saturday, April 20, it will be the same ball he threw out 50 years ago at the very first Babylon Little League game. More...

People in the News

State Senator Owen H. Johnson recently presented longtime Babylon Town Councilwoman Francine Brown with the New York State Liberty Award. More...

Memorial underway for Babylonians lost September 11th Plan is to come up with a personal tribute with enduring message

recognizant of the fact that while these local families suffered a very personal loss, all Babylonians and Americans also grieve. "The memorial should also speak to the kind of loss we all felt on September 11," she said. More...

Councilman Lindsay Henry takes part in Island fundraiser

A second fundraiser was held by Children of Huntington for the Huntington Station Enrichment Center (HSEC) Basketball Court Project 2002 at Tutto Pazzo in Huntington. More...

Babylon Village Library budget and trustee vote set for Wednesday, April 24

The 2002-03 annual budget vote for the Babylon Public Library will be held Wednesday, April 24, from noon to 9 p.m. in the library More...

 

People/Social

Babylon teacher gets science research training

Mr. Villanueva, a Babylon High School science teacher, underwent intensive training as a science research specialist. The training was provided through a BOCES shared service with three other school districts. The presenter, Dr. More...

Registration underway for Babylon Kindergarten

Babylon School District residents may register their kindergartners for school on Monday, April 22, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Babylon Elementary School. More...

Zonta Club readies for annual fundraiser

On Tuesday, April 30, the Zonta Club of the Suffolk County area will hold its annual fundraiser at John Anthony More...

Obituaries

Robert Mills Smith, 70, longtime resident of West Babylon

Robert Mills Smith spent most of his adult life dusting off the old stories of history, and making them interesting and relevant to new generations of students as a teacher for more than 25 years. More...

Natalie DeLaurentis-Grotz, 94, of Deer Park

Natalie DeLaurentis-Grotz, of Deer Park and formerly of Bethpage, died March 25, 2002 at the age of 94. More...

Stephen Gilroy Horn, of Lindenhurst

Stephen Gilroy Horn, of Lindenhurst, died March 28, 2002. He was an active member of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and was awarded Father of the Year by the Society More...

Opinion

Keeping faith with the public on school budgets

As school districts prepare their final budgets, they make every effort to explain to the voters what the increases are, what they are for and what impact they will have on their annual tax bills. It More...

Most Palestinians want to live in peace Dear Editor:

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Suffolk is the place where good neighbors live Dear Editor:

I was moved by the collection of carryalls that came to my office as donations through your readers. More...













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