July 4, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

National Police Memorial Flag...

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota raised the National Police Memorial Flag in front of the D.A. More...

Lindenhurst High School boys’ tennis league are League IV Champions

The Lindenhurst High School boys More...

Lindenhurst HS student poet pays tribute to 9/11 volunteers

Earlier this spring, Lindenhurst High School senior James Anderson presented a poem, "First Hand," a riveting account of his experience volunteering in the search and rescue operation at the World Trade Center tragedy several days after 9/1 More...

Israel joins local hams

A special meeting of the Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club (GSBARC) was held at the club More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Ann Marie Glaser awarded Target scholarship

Lindenhurst High School senior Anne Marie Glaser was recently awarded a $1,000 Target Scholarship for outstanding community service from the Copiague store, sponsored by the Citizens More...

Woods Road School sends supplies

Like all schools in New York and around the country, the Woods Road School in North Babylon was devastated by the cowardly terrorist attack on New York and Washington D.C. More...

Santapogue students experiment with science

Each fifth grader at Santapogue Elementary School in West Babylon developed and implemented a science experiment based upon the scientific method. Every student participated. Pictured are the fifth grade science winners and their teachers. More...

Events & Bulletin

Annual Barefoot Black Tie event to be held

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society is hosting the 16th annual Barefoot Black Tie Dinner and Auction, to be held Saturday, August 10, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. There will be dining and dancing under the stars in front of the Fire Island Lighthouse. More...

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:

FRIDAY, July 5 More...

Opinion

Editorial Decision to pull Fourth of July Pageant came too late

The decision by the Babylon Youth Project to discontinue the annual Fourth of July Pageant this year was likely based on some sound reasons. More...

Celebrate the Fourth respectfully and responsibly

As we celebrate the Fourth of July, we urge all residents to remember that the freedoms we enjoy in this country come with responsibilities. As a citizen, get out and attend a local parade and cheer on the veterans as they march by. More...

This week’s outrage

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Courts uphold suspension of West Islip students charged with vandalism and harassment

A court decision handed down last week, upheld the suspension of a West Islip student who was among eight arrested and charged in connection with a case of vandalism and harassment that occurred at the high school June 12 and 13. More...

People in the News

The Babylon K-6 PTA elementary school book fair was a big success. The children had a great time making their book selections from the huge assortment offered to them. More...

Despite police efforts, North Babylon man dies in boating accident on Great South Bay

On June 21, at about 11:15 p.m., Suffolk County Police received a 911 call of a two-boat accident on the Great South Bay under the Robert Moses Bridge center span. More...

Babylon Christian School students reach out to sick kids

The pediatric patients of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip received generous donations from the students of Babylon Christian School. More...

DP man charged in assault on North Babylon school grounds

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives have charged a Deer Park man with an assault, which occurred on the grounds of the North Babylon High School. More...

 

Obituaries

Doyle Church, veteran, Babylon resident

Doyle P. Church, a long-time resident of Babylon, died June 17, 2002 at the age of 80. Mr. Church could often be seen driving around town or walking along the village docks. More...

George Davidson, former resident of North Babylon

George Davidson, of Caroga Lake, New York and a former long-time resident of North Babylon, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at the age of 71, after a short illness. More...

Anthony Calca, of Deer Park

Anthony B. (Tony) Calca, of Deer Park, died June 24, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Victoria; his children, Christina and Anthony and his brother, Frank. More...













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