September 12, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Busy Women pass the gavel

Shown in the picture, Anita North, former president of the Babylon Business and Professional Women Association, passes the gavel to Elizabeth Karoly, the new president of this organization. More...

Charlie Spencer honored at Good Shepherd fundraiser

Charlie Spencer of West Islip was the honoree at the annual Good Shepherd Hospice fundraiser held recently at the home of Aileen Eppig in West Islip. Spencer, who said he was very honored to be selected, was surrounded by friends and family. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Little League girls go undefeated

Babylon Little League girls farm softball team, coached by Caroline Redmond and Mike Desiderio completed an 11-0 undefeated regular season. The team played other softball farm teams from Babylon, West Babylon, Lindenhurst and Copiague. More...

West Islip summer and diving camps make a splash

This summer Coach Duane Green ran two very popular camps. On Monday and Wednesday More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, September 13
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Operation Recognition program

In the picture are veterans who received high school diplomas as part of the state-wide Operation Recognition program hosted by the state-wide Operation Recognition program recently hosted by Assemblyman Boyle at the East Islip School. More...

Congressman honors fire volunteers

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People in the News

The West Babylon High School Art Department participated in the PTA "Reflections" competition this past January. Both Jessie Hanslin and Joseph Chambers, 11th grade art students, submitted work to be judged on the county level. More...

USCG to hold Parade of Ships September 11th

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Division 1, Flotilla is sponsoring a Memorial Parade of Ships that will commemorate the tragic events of one year ago. More...

The most popular pooches in Town of Babylon

If you live in the Town of Babylon and have a dog, chances are his name is Max or Rocky. Or, if you have a preference for royalty, your dog might answer to the name of Duke, Lady or Princess. More...

The faces of those we lost

A window showing the photographs of Babylon and Islip Town residents, or those with close ties to our community, who lost their lives September 11, 2001 is a moving tribute, and one people may want o take the time to view this week in particular. More...

Syosset students reach out to local WTC victims

Several Syosset High School students recently visited Lindenhurst Middle School to present gifts of $150 to each child in the Clyne family who lost their mother in the World Trade Center tragedy. More...

 

People/Social

Erika Anne Treu named to dean’s list at Smith College

Erika Anne Treu, the daughter of Allen and Helen Treu of West Babylon and granddaughter of Ronald and Herta Wagner of Babylon, was named to the dean More...

Lindy girl's essay entered into Congressional Record

Nicole Jean-Marie Bansen, a fourth grade student at the Harding Avenue School in Lindenhurst, was recognized recently by having a composition she entered into the Town of Babylon More...

People in the News...

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Obituaries

Gertrude Allar, 88, longtime resident of Lindenhurst

Gertrude Allar, a longtime resident of Lindenhurst, died September 1, 2002. She was 88 years old. More...

Michael Allan Hickson, 43, former longtime resident of West Islip

Michael Allan Hickson, the husband of Lorri Brill-Hickson, a former longtime resident of West Islip, died August 6, 2002 at his home in Knightdale, North Carolina. He was 43 years old. More...

Alfred Bromm, 77, World War II Veteran, Lindenhurst resident

Alfred Bromm loved the ocean, and for years owned a boat, Good Guys, and fished local waters. He especially enjoyed making trips out of Montauk for ocean fishing, according to his wife Elaine. More...

Opinion

Beacon

Editorial
The gifts our lost
have given us

It has been almost one year of living in this new America, an America bruised and bloodied by the acts of murderous terrorists, and an America still very much in mourning for its losses. More...

Beacon

Letters
Constitution does not prohibit name of God from being used

In response to Michael Wiplich More...

OBI Park should be totally publically developed

Your August 7, 2002 article, Looking for public input on OBI park" gives the false impression as to the public feedback on the uses of the Oak Beach Park. More...













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