October 9, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

State finalizes plans to redo Montauk Highway; work to begin shortly

Montauk Highway (Route 27A) between Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst and Route 109, Babylon is a two-mile stretch of road with a great need for a makeover and a proposed $71 million improvement project in its future, according to NY State Department of T More...

Angie Carpenter seeks 5th term to S.C. Legislature;

squares off against Donna Morreale of Bay Shore

There are 40,698 registered voters in the eleventh district, but it makes no difference to S.C. Leg. Angie Carpenter (R-West Islip) how many are Democrats and how many are Republicans. More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, October 11
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Obituaries

Josephine Lammens. of Babylon Village

Josephine "Jo" Lammens, of Babylon Village, died September 19, 2003 at her home at the age of 88. More...

Jane Hemendinger, 80 gardener and homemaker

Jane Hemendinger, a resident of Babylon for 50 years, died in Atlanta, Georgia, September 13, 2003. She was 80 years old. More...

John Thomas Dempsey, former Babylon resident

John Thomas Dempsey, a former Massapequa and Babylon resident, was honored in 1991 with a volunteer service award and appeared on News12 to describe his work at Self Initiated Living Options, Inc. More...

NBSD $23M bond vote set for Oct. 28th

North Babylon residents will be asked to approve a $23 million dollar capital improvement bond in a vote scheduled for Tuesday, October 28th. More...

People In the News

Through the efforts of NYS Sen. Owen Johnson, Babylon Village has received an electric car for use by Village employees throughout the Village. More...

Babylon football

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Babylon Town Supervisor candidates talk money and taxes

Steve Bellone, Democrat More...

 

People/Social

Good Samaritan hosts annual ball

Over 700 guests attended the 41st annual Good Samaritan Ball that benefited the Medical Center More...

Honor night for Senator

On Wednesday, October 22, Babylon Masonic Lodge will host a night to honor one of Babylon More...

Wet weather fails to dampen spirits at 4th annual spring renewal concert

Despite the threat of rain, Christa House More...

Opinion

Become an informed voter

As we head into the final weeks before the elections, the political debate between the candidates vying for Town and County offices is bound to reach a higher and shriller pitch. More...

Writer’s view of the military angers one veteran

In reading the recent commentary of Agnes C. Kelly of Massapequa Park, I am dumbfounded and completly annoyed (to put it mildly) at her childish, selfish commentary that the Military is all about killing and all else is secondary. More...

Buying cheap counterfeit drugs over the internet can be costly to your health

Americans are assuming a major risk buying prescription drugs from so-called "drug stores" over the Internet. Canada, where government mandated price controls lower drug costs, constitutes the bulk of these sales. More...













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