October 31, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Ralph Scordino sworn in as acting Mayor of Babylon

The Babylon Village Board of Trustees called a special meeting on Monday, October 21, following the death of Mayor E. Donald Conroy, voting unanimously to appoint Trustee Ralph Scordino as Acting Mayor. More...

In 8th AD: Tom Barraga faces GertrudeVan Kirk

Lauren Van Kirk is new to the political landscape and she is running for office in a newly formed 8th Assembly District. More...

Voters to speak on term change for Suffolk lawmakers

When Suffolk County residents head to the polls November 5 they will be asked to vote for their state and federal lawmakers, as well as to weigh in on the question of whether the county should extend the terms of Suffolk lawmakers from two to four ye More...

In 11th AD: It's Bob Sweeney and Louis Molinaro

In a special election in March 1988, Assemblyman Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) became only the second Democrat to represent the 11th District 18 years. More...

In 8th District: Fuschillo squares off against Kenneth Dash

Kenneth Dash has a bad back and very little campaign money. But he doesn More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon wins League title Playoff opener

The Babylon Lady Panthers completed their regular season with a 1-0 victory over the Bayport Phantoms on Monday, October 21 at Babylon. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon 24 South Carll Avenue
669-1624
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Columbiettes to hold Chinese auction

Our Lady of the Rosary Columbiettes will hold its annual Chinese auction for the benefit of the Good Shepherd Hospice and Sts. Cyril & Methodius Outreach and Children of Hope on Sunday, November 10. More...

Masons holding holiday craft fair November 2nd

Babylon Masonic Lodge #793 and Pyramid Chapter #594 - Order of the Eastern Star are sponsoring a holiday craft fair to be held Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Babylon Masonic Lodge, 250 West Main St., Babylon. More...

Obituaries

Bill Swanson, Babylon resident, teacher and expert in robotics

For the past two years, the Plainview/Old Bethpage School district has come in first place at the nation-wide robotics competition for building the best robot designed to perform certain tasks. More...

Henrietta Ruegamer of North Babylon

Henrietta Ruegamer, of North Babylon, died October 14, 2002. She was a devoted and longtime volunteer of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Thrift Shop. More...

Jane H. Teufel resident of of Bayshore

Jane H. Teufel (nee Goldbach), of Bay Shore, died October 17, 2002. Mrs. Teufel was a devoted teacher at Paul J. Bellew Elementary School in West Islip. More...

Town to vote on budget November 7th; plan calls for zero percent tax increase

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King faces Stuart Finz for Congress, 3rd District

Of the 435 races for the U.S. House of Representatives, only about 20 are rated close enough to threaten incumbents. The election in Long Island More...

NYS Sen. Owen Johnson faces Green Party candidate Georgiana Borda

Focusing on campaigns that could be more critical to the Democratic party, and prompted, they said, by the fact that Republican New York State Senator Owen Johnson has done a good job for the people he serves, Democrats have passed up the opportunity More...

Israel and Finley square in Second CD

One day last July, U.S. Congressman Steve Israel was driving his children to day camp. From there, he was headed to the airport, where he was to take the 10 a.m., shuttle to Washington. More...

Babylon resident vying for County Comptroller's post

Jordan Wilson grew up in Babylon and learned well from his mother, a teacher at the Babylon Memorial Grade School. She taught him, he said, the importance of commitment and gave him a great sense of optimism. More...

Cuthbertson, Raia and O’Hara challenging for 9th Assembly seat

When Mark Cuthbertson was first elected a councilman to the Huntington Town Board he observed how Supervisor Frank Petrone reached out to his counterpart in Babylon, then Babylon Town Supervisor Richard Schaffer. More...

 

People/Social

Heard It On The Grapevine

A FITTING TRIBUTE to a fallen leader. The services for the late Mayor Don Conroy at Chapey More...

Babylon Beautification

Society
Anyone who missed the Lampost Decorating sign-ups at the Merhcants
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Beatrice Brabham celebrates 100th birthday

vy Greg Haugevik

Beatrice Brabham of Amityville will be celebrating her 100th birthday on November 1, 2002. "Mama Bea," as she is affectionately known to her friends, has established a reputation around the community for her generous and caring nature. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, November 1
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Toy auction coming

Sons of Amvets Post #18 will be sponsoring a toy auction to be held Wednesday, November 6, 6 p.m. at the Amvets Post #18, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip. The admission fee is $5. Chances are three for $1 and 2 for $1. More...

Rummage sale in Sayville

The Sayville United Methodist Church, Main Street and Greene Avenue will be holding a rummage sale, Friday, November 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For information call 631-589-0624. More...

Opinion

Editorial

The Beacon

When voters think about who they will support in elections, they consider many things. Some will look at the individual More...

Letters

Mayor Conroy helped make our part of the world a better place

Thanks for the fine pieces on Mayor Conroy. I considered Don a personal friend. I didn More...













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