July 18, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Local woman joins the Peace Corps in Africa

After a layover in Holland, Cynthia Turner, the 30 year-old Town of Babylon Community Development Program Project Manager, was stationed in the Republic of Namibia, Africa where she will train for three months before beginning her mission to battle i More...

Public input sought

The Oak Beach Park Task Force invites residents to the Community Workshop Tuesday July 23 in Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst. The workshops begin at 7 p.m. More...

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Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, July 19
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Blood drive challenge met at Good Sam

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center beat its own blood donor record on May 29 with a total of 468 pints. Employees, physicians and friends from the community met the challenge proposed by Good Samaritan President and CEO Richard J. More...

Suffolk County sets up new website for unscrupulous business

Suffolk County Executive Robert J. Gaffney today signed into law a bill setting up a web site identifying the ten worst unlicensed individuals and businesses in the County. More...

Obituaries

Jim Doherty, 73, member of Babylon Town Planning Board

For many years, Jim Doherty viewed life through the lens of a camera, capturing the people and the times in which he lived and preserving them for posterity. More...

Elizabeth (Betty) Coles, managed Marion Clarks

Elizabeth (Betty) Coles, an East Islip resident and longtime employee with Marion Clark More...

Babylon GOP holds year-end meeting

The Babylon Village Republican Club held its end of the season meeting on June 18. Shown in photo at the event are, left to right: Theresa Santmann, Herb Hemindinger, president Joann Allar, Frank and Nancy Aprea, Jackie and Jim Brucia. More...

Babylon Women's Club to host

Garden Tour

The Babylon Village Women More...

Streets to be renamed in honor of WTC victims

Two streets in the Town of Babylon, one in Lindenhurst and the other in North Babylon will be dedicated in honor of two residents who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, September 11th. More...

Congressman and firefighters battle heat

Lindenhurst volunteer firefighters joined with Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) and came to the aid of an elderly woman without air conditioning recently. More...

 

People/Social

Dawn and the Embers perform at Babylon Rotary Club steak cookout

Dawn and the Embers performed recently at the Babylon Rotary Club steak cook-out. Good food, good times and good music were enjoyed by all. Dawn and the Embers have been performing for local organizations and charities. More...

Pilot Club of Babylon holds annual fundraiser dinner

The Pilot Club of Babylon held its annual fundraiser dinner June 4 at John Anthony More...

Longtime West Islip resident receives honorary high school diploma

Longtime West Islip resident Bill Taus, who left school to join the Armed Forces during war time, received an honorary diploma from West Islip High School Principal Ken Hartill during commencement on June 29. More...

Opinion

A good way to clean up our neighborhoods

An innovative program to eliminate the instances of street level prostitution is being implemented in Brooklyn. It is seeking to have to provide the Johns who patronize these prostitutes with the option of jail time or a rehabilitative program. More...

Writers: plan to kill off nuisance geese is immoral

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