August 28, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

North Amityville Village committee collecting signatures for November vote

The North Amityville Incorporation Committee is beginning to go door to door to gather signatures on a petition that would put the question of whether to make North Amityville a Village on the ballot in November. More...

Beautification Society's 30th anniversary Country Fair coming Sept. 7th

Mark your calendars and make sure you don't miss this year's 30th annual Babylon Beautification Society Country Fair. More...

Police crackdown on parole violators

Suffolk County First Squad Detectives, Crime Section, COPE and Uniform Patrol Officers conducted a series of raids and street level enforcement actions with the New York State Division of Parole and Suffolk County Probation Officers. More...

North Babylon man charged in July 17th murder

The Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad has arrested a 22-year old North Babylon man for the July 17 murder of Joy Harris. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst High School ALC Awards

Lindenhurst High School students attending the District More...

DP High School named School of the week

On Thursday, March 27, Robert Frost Middle School, part of the Deer Park School District, was named Long Island School of the Week by Radio Station 106.1 WBLI. More...

NB Students art displayed at Heckscher Museum

This year 10 students from North Babylon High School will be submitting entries to the Heckscher Museum of Art. More...

Obituaries

Former resident John Stanley Hanse

John Stanley Hanse, a former resident of Babylon and the brother of former Babylon Village Mayor Gilbert C. Hanse, died of cancer on June 27, 2003 in Rancho Mirage, California. More...

Kendall Muncy, former Amityville Village highway superintendent

When former Amityville Village Mayor Emil Pavlik first took office, one of the first people to meet with him was Kendall Muncy, the Village More...

Ann C. Phillips, 53 year resident of Copaigue, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother

Ann C. Phillips a 53 year resident of Copaigue died on July 27, 2003 of heart failure. She was 79 years old. More...

Fatal West Islip fire accidential, say police

A fire that quickly swept through a home at 65 Babylon Avenue, West Islip, and took the life of a 43-year old woman, started as a result of the victim smoking in bed, according to the Suffolk County Arson Squad which investigated the blaze. More...

People in the News

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) chairman of the Finance committee, was recently recognized by the American Legion Post #94 in Babylon Village where he is a longtime member. More...

Babylon Town's Ujima program mentors 20 students this year

This summer, Babylon Town Hall is home to a group of 20 students participating in the Ujima Program. Ujima is an internship program for minority students. More...

Sanfilippo honored on retirement

At a recent meeting of the Lindenhurst Board of Education, Carl A. More...

 

People/Social

Pilot Club Of Babylon holds 2003-2004 installation

The Pilot Club of Babylon held its installation of its 2003-2004 executive board. Pictured are C. McGuire, J. Skillen, R. Hill, J. Lewald, P. Quinane, J. Wrieth, M. Covell, L. Cirisole and D. Leitch. More...

Christy Marie McKinley, born February 19, 2003

Robert and Christine McKinley, of Bay Shore, announce the birth of their daughter, Christy Marie McKinley, born February 19, 2003 at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. More...

Retiree Club donates TV and tapes to pediatric unit

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Retiree Club recently donated two TV/VCR More...

Events & Bulletin

Town of Babylon Honors

Native American
Culture

The ever-popular summer event in Babylon, the Paumanauke Pow-Wow, was held in Babylon August 9 and 10th. The event is sponsored each year by the Town and the Citizens Council on the Arts. This was the 23rd year the event has been held in Babylon. More...

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, August 31
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Opinion

Lack of disclosure of air quality after 9/11 is unbelievable

Disclosure this week that the federal government and the George W. More...

The Ten Commandments are the basis for our law in this country

The Ten Commandments are not the product of any church. Many churches have chosen to create their creed and purpose around the Ten Commandments as many nations have, including ours. More...

Looking for paintings by former Babylon resident

Bill Hoernel

Local artist, Bill Hoernel, was born in room number one of the Babylon Hotel in 1915. He lived in Babylon for 80 odd years before moving to Ohio a few years ago and during his adult life he produced hundreds of paintings. More...













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