November 21, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindy School News

FOREST AVENUE Elementary School was recently visited by the program "Journey Into American Indian Territory", which allows students to learn about, see and touch actual artifacts used by Native Amer More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst October Board of Education meeting

At the October business meeting of the Lindenhurst Board of Education, Bill Lilly of Miller, Lilly & Pearce, LLP, the independent auditor for Lindenhurst Public Schools, presented a highly favorable report of the District More...

Deer Park student competes for the Miss Teen LI Title

Deer Park High School senior Leisa Sandra Hamilton was selected to participate in the 2003 Miss Teen Long Island Pageant held on Sunday, October 5.

Hamilton participated in the Miss Teen division, one of three divisions for those between the ages of 10 and 19, for a share of over $20,000 in scholarships, prizes, and specialty gifts. More...

West Babylon JHS welcomes

sixth grade students & parents

The West Babylon Junior High School recently held its sixth annual sixth grade parent and student visit. The main purpose of this tour is to ease the transition for students from one of the five elementary schools into the junior high. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, November 23
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Opinion

Americans have to start speaking up for victims

Americans don More...

There is a program in place to help teach peace

I read with interest the letter in the November 13 issue asking More...

~ Letters home from Iraq ~

The following is the first of e-mail messages sent by Chaplain Jim Krische, 310th Military Police Battalion. He is serving in Iraq and sent the messages to family and friends. More...

Babylon School District to rededicate elementary school

A rededication ceremony for the Babylon Elementary School is planned for Monday, November 24, 7 p.m. and the entire community is invited. More...

Babylon Football: Babylon nips mountain in overtime thriller

The Babylon Panthers and Mt. Sinai Mustangs met again in the Division IV playoffs with the same result for the third year in a row. This time a scoreless tie took the two into overtime and the Panthers survived 6-0. More...

People in the News

Lion Gaspare Mannina was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award by Lions International. More...

 

People/Social

Former W. Islip coach inducted to Hall of Fame

Dr. Charles Skiptunas was inducted into Bloomsburg University Hall of Fame on October 17. He was a multi-sport standout for the Huskies. His career on the football field saw him earn four varsity letters. More...

Kristen Schmid selected for World Leadership Conference

Babylon High School tenth grader Kirsten Schmid has been chosen to represent the New York Metropolitan and Long Island area at the 2003 World Leadership Conference (WLC). More...

Christ Episcopal Church holds annual bake-off  Christ Episcopal Church in Babylon held its bake-off October 4. The Bake-off contest was held at the end of this year More...

Obituaries

Frederick K. Grossman, former Babylon High School music teacher and World War II veteran

Frederick K. Grossman, died September 18, 2003 after a relatively brief struggle with cancer. More...

Raymond F. Keyes, 72, Babylon resident or 41 years

Raymond F. Keyes, a resident of Babylon for 41 years, died on September 10, 2003. He was 72. More...













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