September 26, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

POLICE BLOTTER

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Deer Park bank robbed

A lone individual walked into the Fleet Bank at 1979 Deer Park Avenue, in Deer Park announced a robbery and threatened to shoot a teller if the employees did not cooperate. That incident occurred September 16 at 1:30 p.m. More...

Pilot Club of Babylon donates to Southside Hospital

The Pilot Club of Babylon recently donated a much-needed $5,000 bladder scanner to Southside Hospital Regional Center, Bay Shore. The Center is the only New York State-designated hospital-based adult brain injury rehabilitation center on Long Island. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Panthers melt Knights 55-0;

King guns for 3 TD

It was hot and so were the Babylon Panthers. The defending Division IV champs opened their 2002 football season at home with a 55-0 victory over the Glenn Knights at Williams Field. More...

WI Lions roar past Bellport in opener  

After narrowly missing the playoffs last season, No. 6 West Islip got off to a flying start in 2002, defeating No. 3 Bellport by the shocking score of 31-0 before a capacity opening day home crowd. More...

Lindenhurst sets its sights on the playoffs

The Lindenhurst Bulldogs, under the experience and leadership of coach Rich Biancaniello, will be gunning for a playoff spot as the 2002 high school football season kicks off. More...

Obituaries

Joan Isabel De Groff Nilsen, of Deer Park writer and former editor for the Beacon

Joan Isabel De Groff Nilsen, 71, mother, devoted wife, educator, and writer who was, born to Charles W. and Hazel M. De Groff died from complications from a stroke, on September 12, 2002 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. More...

Genevieve E. Ludde, of West Islip

Genevieve E. Ludde, of West Islip, died August 25, 2002 after a brief illness while on vacation in California. Mrs. More...

Bridget Kavanagh, of Bay Shore

Surviving Mrs. Kavanagh is her husband Henry. More...

People in the News

The Rotary Club of Lindenhurst recently swore in new officers at a dinner dance at Chateau La Mer in Lindenhurst. More...

Babylon Town remembers

There were tears and cheers, long, deep moments of silence interrupted only by the rustle of flags blowing in the wind and candles lighting up the faces of young and old. There was sadness and anger and, in the end, hope. More...

Lindy resident nabbed through website

A Lindenhurst resident who had been eluding police for more than a year and was wanted on numerous warrants, was arrested and charged by Suffolk Police September 18. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Library summer reading club

The Babylon Public Library recently completed the 2002 Splish, Splash, Read! Summer Reading Club. Children enjoyed a variety of craft and story time programs that celebrated the joy of reading. More...

Kathleen Anderson weds Anthony Scorcia

Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Anderson, of West Islip, announce the marriage of their daughter Kathleen to Anthony J. Scorcia, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore C. More...

Reverend Juanita Hilsenbeck retirement party

Reverend Juanita Hilsenbeck is shown presenting June Dolle, activities director of Berkshire Nursing Center, a tee shirt on her retirement. Reverend Juanita, Pastor Emeritus of People More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, September 27
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The Music Lovers Club begins its 77th year of service

The Music Lovers Club begins its 77th year of service and enjoyment Monday, September 30 at the United Methodist Church, East Main Street, Bay Shore. Monthly meetings begin at 1 p.m. More...

Safe boating course offered

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 1-4 starts its safe boating course on Thursday, October 3. A second course will be given October 31. Each course will run for four weeks, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Public projects should have
the public

The September 11 Memorial Garden in Babylon Village, which was dedicated September 11, was a wonderful way for the Village and its residents to remember their friends and neighbors who were lost in the terrible terrorist attacks one year ago. More...

Remembrances of people and places gone by

The obituary for Jane Vidal Rouillard sent me looking for my Babylon High School yearbook for 1941. I had no trouble remembering the year because Jane was the star, (with costar Winchy Ewell), of the senior play that year, You Can More...

Forefathers did not use name of God in Declaration of Independence

I would like the opportunity to respond to Scott Scarabino More...













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