February 6, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

WB students visit NYC Ballet

West Babylon Junior High School's International Club recently visited the New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center. Students had the opportunity to see a world famous performance of the Tschaikovsky classic, "The Nutcracker". More...

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Schools/Sports

Deer Park High Schools Kwanza celebration

The Deer Park High School African American Student Alliance recently conducted a unifying assembly of song, dance, poetry, and discussion celebrating Kwanzaa. More...

Forest Avenue holds annual winter concert

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John Quincy Adams theater club performs

The John Quincy Adams School Theater Club in Deer Park held its first performance for the holidays, Christmas at the O.K. Corral. Under the direction of music teacher Mr. More...

Obituaries

Kerry M. Rogers, 42, lifelong Babylon resident

Lifelong Babylon resident Kerry M. Rogers died on October 26, 2003 from a sudden heart attack. He was 42 years old. More...

Ramon deMurias, WWII veteran and Babylon resident

Ramon deMurias, who lived in the home in Argyle Park in which he grew up, and who loved sailing on the Great South Bay, died peacefully at his home January 28, 2004. He would have been 88 tomorrow, February 6. More...

John C. Senft, Babylon resident and business owner

Lifelong Babylon resident and business owner, John C. Senft died Nov. 17, 2003 at Southside Hospital at the age of 76. More...

Lindenhurst Republicans fend off hostile takeover

The Lindenhurst Republican committee narrowly staved off an attempt by rebel Republicans to take over the GOP caucus last week and nominate Democrat Ray Doran for Mayor and his running mates Tim Siar and John Palermo for the Board of Trustees. More...

Bob Keeshan, one of Babylon's favorite sons, dies in Vermont  

When John Palmer opened the Babylon Recreation Shop in Babylon Village following World War II, one of his regular customers was a well-dressed man who would stop by on Friday evenings and always ask for and buy all the latest children More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Elementary held holiday toy drive

The Babylon Elementary Holiday Toy Drive, coordinated by teachers Kathy Reynolds and Mary Quinn, with assistance from district social worker Linda Rich, standing right, and Dennis McGovern, yielded dozens of beautifully wrapped new toys for families More...

Local gal selected as NYSS

Cherry Blossom princess

Jennifer Consola has been selected to represent the New York State Society as the New York State Cherry Blossom princess for the 2004 Cherry Blossom festival to be held in Washington, DC from March 28 to April 3................. More...

72 Babylon students compete in DECA marketing challenges

Seventy two Babylon students traveled with advisor Claire Reilly to Suffolk County Community College recently to compete in DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) challenges. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, February 7
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Opinion

Cross endorsement in 15th LD would be wrong for the voters

While a proposed deal between the Babylon Town Democrats and Republicans for a cross endorsement of Elie Mystal in the 15th legislative district may make great sense politically, it smacks of the kind of behind-the-scenes power brokering that turns v More...

WIFD is under heat from West Islip residents

After attempting to squeeze through an $8.5 million bond vote by giving the residents three hours to vote on the Friday of Labor Day weekend, one would have hoped that the West Islip Fire Commissioners would listen to their community. More...

Readers support Pre-K program in Babylon school district

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