November 14, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town moves in to raze Deer Park house

A shaft of soft pink roses shot up defiantly from the ground and clung to the broken-down mail box in the midst of a blizzard of dirt and debris. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Panthers beat Southampton 49-14, head to the playoffs

The gap opened by John Telesca and Lee Bliss was as wide as Railroad Avenue. Well, wide enough for a Bosch school bus with some to spare. And Trevon Rodney flew through it untouched for a neat 24-yard pickup, a typical piece of his day More...

Babylon Football

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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, November 15
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Islip to hold senior citizens hobby and craft fair

Islip Town Supervisor Pete McGowan invites everyone to attend the annual Senior Citizens Hobby and Craft Fair, Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Town Hall Annex, 401 Main St., Islip. More...

LI Philharmonic to host Master Classes

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Hundreds enjoy Street Fair and Apple and Art Festival in Babylon Village

A chilly October day was the perfect setting for the Merchants' Street Fair and Conklin House Apple and Art Festival held Saturday, October 19. More...

BHS presents

Once on This Island

On Friday, November 15, Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, Babylon High School will be presenting Once on This Island, a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. More...

Leg. Bishop honors local heroes

Legislator David Bishop (D-West Babylon) recently presented proclamations to three local heroes at the Vocational Education and Extension Board of the Suffolk County Fire Academy's annual "Medal of Valor" presentation ceremony. More...

 

People/Social

Heard It On The Grapevine

MUSIC, REFRESHMENTS, AND BUSINESS were the themes of the annual meeting of the Babylon Village Historical Society last week. More...

Sumpwams Garden Club

The October 14 meeting of the Sumpwams Garden Club was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Vice President Viola Taylor. More...

Babylon Travelers Club

The first meeting of the Babylon Travelers Club More...

Obituaries

Winifred Mae Caldron Bunn, 79, former BHC nurses aide

Winifred Mae Caldron Bunn died October 24, 2002 at her home in Amityville. She was born June 7, 1923 in Babylon and moved to Amityville in 1951. More...

Robert Bohlander of West Islip

Robert F. Bohlander, of West Islip, died October 20, 2002 after a long and valiant struggle to survive many health problems through the years. More...

Opinion

Beacon

Editorial
Our pick for this year

The elections are over and the public has spoken, but we thought you might like to hear what we believe are some of the best comments during this process. More...

Beacon

Letters
Domestic ducks need protection of the law

Too many white, domestic ducks and geese are abandoned by their owners. These are the cute little fuzzy ducklings and goslings that are purchased at Easter time as pets.  (As depicted in the Afflect TV commercials). More...

Freedom must be the ultimate goal of any just war

Boy Scout Troop 194 of Babylon Village is over thirty years old and has produced more than thirty Eagle scouts. For three decades, many of these fine young men have sought college education by attending one of the service academies or joining ROTC. More...













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