September 19, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

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The Town of Babylon's September 11, 2001 Hometown Memorial committee recently presented a plaque to Jessica Bregy, an eighth grade graduating student at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Lindenhurst. More...

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Suffolk County Legislator Maxine Postal (D-Amityville) and N.Y.S. Assemblyman Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) were honored by the Wyandanch Day Care Center at its first annual awards dinner. More...

Lindenhurst teens sponsor annual Maureen DePalma Walk

On September 29, Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) Life Teen in Lindenhurst will sponsor the fourth annual Maureen DePalma Walk Against Breast Cancer from 3 to 5 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Babylon Soccer players are NYS Champions

Gathered from the teams of the 11-12 year-old Youth League, West Babylon was well represented in the quest for the United States Softball Championship. More...

Obituaries

John Barile, 94, resident of Babylon

When Jones Beach opened, a young John Barile made the trip from the Bronx with his friends to be there for the event. The group camped out on the beach to watch the opening ceremonies the following day. More...

Helen Josephine Bohrer Walters, born and raised in Lindenhurst

Helen Josephine Bohrer Walters, a 35-year resident of Amityville, died April 29, 2002 in her home in Deposit, New York at the age of 82. She is the widow of Edward M. Walters. More...

Donald F. Daily, 75, former resident of Copiague and Deer Park

Donald F. Daily, a former resident of Copiague and Deer Park, died in Colorado Springs, Colorado July 26. He was 75 years old. More...

Babylon Library’s revised expansion project unveiled

Village residents met at the Babylon Public Library Monday evening, September 9, to review the library board More...

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At a recent Babylon Rotary Club meeting, the members were treated to the nitty gritties of fire prevention at the work place and at home. The subject of anti terrorism was brought up and discussed in depth. More...

Police sting in North Babylon targets prostitution

In an ongoing effort, prompted by community complaints about criminal activity, the Suffolk County Police Department conducted a sting operation in the North Babylon and Wyandanch areas earlier this month. More...

Chamber honors Anthony Aurrichio

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Randy Zwerlein memorial Soccer game to be held

In memory of Randy Zwerlein (1952-2002), an "under the lights" varsity soccer game has been announced and will be played annually on the Babylon Memorial Grade School soccer field. More...

Chinese auction to be held at Americal Legion Post, Babylon

The Salvation Army Northport Veterans Residence will be holding a Chinese auction, Saturday, September 28, 1 to 5 p.m. at The American Legion Post #94, 22 Grove Pl. More...

 

People/Social

Beacon scholars

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Dear Deer Park

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Joseph Benty named vice president

Joseph Benty, of Babylon, was recently named vice president of brand strategy and business development at Harrison Leifer Dimarco, Rockville Centre. Previously Benty served as vice president/director of brand strategies at Rabasca & Company. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, September 20
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American Legion Auxiliary hosting bus trip to Trump Marina

Feustel-Kurdt Unit No. 1120 of the American Legion Auxiliary is hosting a bus trip to Trump Marina, Atlantic City, September 19 for a six-hour stay. The departure time is 10 a.m. More...

2002 South Shore Classic Surf Fishing Tournament coming up October 18-20th

Bernadette Castro, Commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce the 2002 South Shore Classic (Bluefish and Striped Bass) Surf Fishing Tournament will be conducted from 6 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

We came together as a wounded people and found hope in the future

The ceremonies held last week to commemorate the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on our country, our state, our city and our people were extremely moving. More...

Public Commentary

I remember the Oak Beach Inn property well... More...

This week’s outrage

When did we, as a people, first discover the need to legislate common sense and old fashioned morality? When did the lessons we learned in kindergarten and around the dinner table begin to require codification in our legal system? More...













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