January 9, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Police investigating house burglary in Lindenhurst

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at a home at 208 E. Alhambra Dr., Lindenhurst, on Wednesday, December 24, at about 12:40 p.m. More...

S.C. Leg. Maxine Postal dies

The Babylon community mourns the death of S.C. Leg. and Presiding Officer Maxine Postal. More...

GSH holds Lighting of the Manger ceremony

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently held its first annual Lighting of the Manger to kick-off the holiday season. Good Samaritan President and CEO Richard J. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon South Bay’s drug free pledge

Students from South Bay and JFK Elementary school in West Babylon recently attended a Drug-Free assembly. More...

Lindenhurst High School students named All - County in music

Lindenhurst High School vocalists Elizabeth Dow (soprano) and Bryan Burke (tenor) were recently named as All-County selections in music for their outstanding ability and performance in the musical arts, illustrated by receiving near-perfect scores on More...

West Babylon family math night

Forest Avenue Elementary School in West Babylon recently held their annual family math night. The event featured math activities, games, puzzles and word problems for the students to solve with their families. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, January 10
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Obituaries

Patrick Sweeney, of West Babylon

Patrick Sweeney, of West Babylon, died December 27, 2003. More...

James R. Brundage, Deer Park

James R. Brundage, of Deer Park, died December 27, 2003. More...

Anthony Repetti, 77, formerly of Lindenhurst

Anthony Repetti of Riverhead and formerly of Lindenhurst died on December 17 at the age of 77. More...

Residents living near WB

Field of Dreams oppose plan

Residents living in West Babylon near the site of a proposed town field for lacrosse and soccer appeared before the Town Board two weeks ago telling the board the plan was ill conceived and hastily proposed. They asked that the plan be scrapped. More...

People in the News

West Islip High Schools seniors Andrew Marchese, Michael Coyne, Michael Colarossi, Christopher Hopkins and Holly Wilson and Beau Campasano (both of whom are missing from the photo) have been named Commended Students in the 2004 National Merit Scholar More...

WI firefighters battle house blaze

On Saturday night, December 20 at 11:28 hours, the West Islip Fire Department received an alarm for a house fire at 103 Leopold Ave. While being dispatched, the Suffolk County Police arrived on the scene and reported a fully involved fire. More...

St. John's Santamaria selected

for 2004 Vytra Cup JV Hockey Squad; Varsity All-Star Game January 10 at Nassau Coliseum

Chris Santamaria, a sophomore at St. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Fire Department presented with honorary trauma kit by Ferguson family

On September 12, 2003, the Babylon Fire Department Rescue Squad was presented with a pediatric trauma kit in memory of Eugene Ferguson. Ferguson was a longtime Village resident and an active member of the Kiwanis Club. More...

Memories from the Babylon Village Republican Club Christmas Party

The Babylon Village Republican Club held its Christmas party at Mario More...

Christmas trimmings at Grace United Methodist Church

In the photo, Bruce Menzies helps Sunday School student Walter Hilsenbeck trim the Christmas tree at the Grace United Methodist Church More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon
24 South Carll Avenue
669-1624
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GSH Dr. Barry Goldbert named Fellow

Medical Director of Good Samaritan More...

Rotary bookfair Legacy of Literacy

Islip Rotarians Chris Portera, Middle Past President Fred Billings, Past President Jason Terhune (as "Clifford the Big Red Dog", read to first graders at Connetquot Elementary School, during Rotary bookfair "Legacy of Literacy." More...

Opinion

Maxine Postal: A legacy of public service and personal achievement

The people of Suffolk County, the Town of Babylon and residents of the 15th Legislative district lost a good friend this week. S.C. Leg. and Presiding Officer Maxine Postal died with her family by her side in Florida. More...

Hussein’s capture is an investment in freedom

I am in 100 percent agreement with your December 17 editorial about The High Cost of Hussein More...

Thief stole some holiday good will

While many good things happened to me this Christmas, one particular occurrence shrouded the joy of the season. More...













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