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American Legion Auxiliary from the Town of Babylon were installed

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary from the Town of Babylon were installed a the Suffolk county American Legion Auxiliary July 12. More...

Long Island Homes, Lowe’s project undergoes some changes; final SEQUA document approved

When they initially outlined their plans to bring a Lowe More...

Local emergency preparedness plans kick into action during blackout of ‘03

On Friday morning, the day after the largest power outage in US history, Kitty Horne of West Babylon sat in Nikki Jay More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, August 24
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Sumpwams River Rowing challenge set

This Labor Day weekend will mark the return of the annual Sumpwams River Rowing Challenge. The event is sponsored by Captain Bill Clifford of West Islip and Lindsay Henry of Babylon. More...

USS Saint Paul Association to hold reunion in Boston Massachusetts

The USS Saint Paul (CA-73) and the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (SSN-708) Association will hold its eleventh reunion in Boston, Massachusetts starting August 24 to 28, 2004. More...

Opinion

We all survived a Black Thursday in August

Once everyone settled back and realized it wasn More...

Put the brakes on those scooters

Gopeds, and motor scooters have gone the way of dirt bikes and we couldn More...

Builder defends projects in Babylon Village

I am writing concerning an item printed in the Heard it on the Grapevine column in your August 7 publication. More...

Babylon ZBA reviewing plans for office building on DPA and George Street

After having undergone a rigorous review by the Babylon Village Planning Board, a proposal to construct a two story office/retail building on the southeast corner of George Street and Deer Park Avenue came before the Babylon Village Zoning Board More...

People in the News

A record crowd of nearly 200 village officials and their guests packed the Maidstone Inn in East Hampton for the Suffolk County Village Officials Association (SCVOA) annual meeting. More...

50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. John F. DeGarmo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 15. More...

An abused pup finds hope in local's home

The tag on Hope More...

 

People/Social

Sabrina Brown receives promotion

Federation of Organizations, a leading Long Island not-for-profit social services agency, announced the promotion of Sabrina Brown to director of quality management. More...

Lashinsky earns highest average

Jennifer Lashinsky graduated from West Islip More...

Pride of Lindenhurst award

Each year the Pride of Lindenhurst award is given in recognition of an outstanding contribution made by an individual or organization who instills pride in the Lindenhurst Public Schools and the Lindenhurst community. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Hutchinson, 56, Air East Pilot at Republic

As a child, Kenneth Hutchinson dreamt of being a pilot. He was

fascinated and captivated by flying airplanes and eventually made his dream into a career. On August 4, 2003, Kenneth Hutchinson, a resident of Amityville died doing what he loved when his plane crashed in Connecticut. He was 56 years old. More...

Vendors wanted for annual fair

Vendors are wanted for the annual fair at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 800 Candlewood Rd., Brentwood to be held September 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain date is September 27. The fee is $25. For an application, call 631-277-2417 or 631-273-5444. More...

Marconi Lodge Ladies Aux. hosts fashion show

Mary Basso, president of the Guglielmo Marconi Lodge Ladies Auxiliary and Irma Jacinto and Nancy Calefato, event co-chairs, announced the date of their annual co-ed fashion show. More...













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