January 16, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst’s Village 9/11 memorial plan complete; fundraiser scheduled

While design plans for a memorial at the World Trade Center site have just been chosen and are likely to go though several revisions, the Village of Lindenhurst and the Lindenhurst Remembers Committee have unveiled a design for a memorial park, which More...

North Babylon woman charged with 9 counts of robbery

A traffic stop by Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol Officers resulted in the arrest of three people for robberies throughout Suffolk County. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Jessica Greco, future face of softball for University at StonyBrook

Jessica Greco, a two-time All-League catcher and second baseman for the Lindenhurst High School varsity softball team and a starting player since eighth grade, recently signed a letter of intent to attend the University at Stony Brook, a Division I s More...

Daniel Gukelberger, signs letter of intent from Dowling College

Daniel Gukelberger, a three-year varsity lacrosse starter for Lindenhurst High School and All-Division selection last year, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Dowling College, a Division II school, where he has received a four-year full-tui More...

Jordan Crystal, signs letter of intent to attend Monmouth University

Lindenhurst High School standout pitcher Jordan Crystal, a three-year varsity starter, recently signed a letter of intent to play Division I baseball at Monmouth University in New Jersey, including a four-year full-tuition scholarship worth more than More...

Obituaries

Thomas Akron, veteran and resident of Massapequa

Thomas Akron of Massapequa was known for his love of travel, his sense of humor and his devotion to family. "He never lost his sense of humor right up to the very end," said his wife Nancy. More...

NBSD adopts local diploma variance

After the controversy of certain regents exams across the state in the last two years, the North Babylon Board of Education adopted a variance policy regarding credit towards local diplomas by lowering the passing mark from 65 to 55. More...

People in the News

Fifth grade students at JFK Elementary in West Babylon recently learned about the many dangers of cigarette smoking. More...

Carpenter elected Deputy Presiding Officer

Suffolk County Legislator Angie M. Carpenter (R-WI) has been elected by her colleagues to be the Deputy Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature. More...

Missing Wyandanch man found

On December 30, at about 6:50 p.m., Police Officer Edwin Hernandez of the Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol Bureau was approached at Bagatelle Road and the Long island Expressway by Shahram Lofti of 3 Yukon Ct. More...

 

People/Social

The pride of West Islip

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Vets catch the holiday spirit

On December 12 the American Legion Post #94 held its annual Christmas party for hospitalized veterans. George Henry Kotz, who is a Past Commander of Post #94 and War Party Chairman, made the necessary arrangements. More...

Woman’s Club auction was a huge success

The Babylon Village Women More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, January 17
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North Babylon School District holding kindergarten registration for September 2004

North Babylon parents are reminded to register their kindergarten-age children for September 2004 classes. Children must be five years of age on or before December 1, 2004. More...

Opinion

A plea we cannot ignore

A story in last week More...

Maxine Postal, in step with needs of constituants

Never have we seen the likes in Suffolk County. Maxine Postal began her political career literally running through her district. An avid jogger, Maxine made local headlines by running down every block in her legislative district. More...

Bellone responds to Henry’s comments about Doug Jacob

Lindsay Henry has reached a new low. His remarks in the Babylon Beacon, Suffolk Life and Newsday regarding the departure of the Town More...













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