February 13, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

East Islip man charged in serial bank robberies in Babylon

The Suffolk County police robbery squad has arrested an East Islip man, who is considered responsible for seven bank robberies occurring in the Islip and Babylon Towns area. More...

Brothers to be inducted into WIHS Hall of Fame; event to be held in May

Former West Islip High School athletes, Bill and Bob Chalich have been inducted into the district More...

Local resident elected first vice president

New York Life Insurance Company announced that Michael A. DeMicco of Babylon was elected first vice president, a recently created position at the company. More...

From the archives: Babylon delegation to Washington, May, 1926

Members of the Babylon party on a recent trip of the Suffolk and Nassau high school students to Washington, photographed at Mt. Vernon included Principal and Mrs. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Students collection benefits school library

First graders in Marie Gallay More...

School supplies collected for West Africa

Students in grades three through six in the Babylon Memorial Grade School have been collecting school supplies for a very needy school in West Africa. More...

Babylon K-6 PTA’s annual Breakfast with Santa

The Babylon K-6 PTA More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, February 14
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Brentwood High School senior inducted into Suffolk County

National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame

On December 14, 2003 Brentwood High School senior Keith Greene was inducted into the Suffolk County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc. More...

Opinion

BSD Pre-K decision was not well thought out

While the intentions of the Babylon School Board were good when it decided to offer a prekindergarten program in the district, the manner in which it went about implementing the program was not. More...

New FCC regulations makes it mandatory for solicitors to display telephone number

As Chairman of the New York State Senate Consumer Protection Committee and author of the state More...

A sailing break in the Florida Keys for two locals

My father, Gene Turner, and I took a sailing break in the Florida Keys in our sloop recently, in between snowstorms in New York. More...

BSD to move forward with pre-k program; revisit question annually

The Babylon Village School District Preschool Program, which some residents had vehemently opposed, became a reality on Friday, February 6, after open registration brought in enough applicants to start the program in September. More...

People in the News

Students took turns wearing their "magic glasses" in Ann Lauricella's first grade class at South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon. These oversized, lens-less eyeglass frames allow the students to have fun exploring their classroom library. More...

Suffolk Police charge North Babylon man with sexually assaulting 14-year old boy

Suffolk County First Squad Detectives have charged a 34-year-old North Babylon man with three counts of sodomy 2nd Degree which have occurred over the last two months. More...

Clinton speaks at MLK ceremonies in Babylon Town

An Ecumenical Service honoring the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was held at the Bethel AME Church in Copiague, January 19. The event was attended by representatives of all of the churches in the area and hosted Sen. More...

 

People/Social

Our Lady of Consolation honors co-chairpersons at Yuletide reception

Massapequa Park resident Anthony and Laurie Buscaino recently served as co-chairpersons of Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center More...

Kathleen Cox of North Babylon to become President and CEO of Broadcasting board

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Board of Directors announced today that Kathleen A. Cox, a 1971 graduate of North Babylon High School, will become CPB president and chief executive officer effective July 1. More...

Local students recipients of NSF Robert Noyce scholarships

Peter Osswald, a resident of Lindenhurst, and John Verbeke of Babylon were awarded $10,000 through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce Scholarship Program at Dowling College. More...

Obituaries

Isabel Witkowski, nee Cramond, former resident of Babylon

Isabel Witkowski, nee Cramond, a former resident of Babylon, died January 20 in Tampa, Florida. More...

Vernon M. Parkinson, of Babylon

Vernon M. Parkinson, of Babylon, died January 13, 2004 at the age of 78. More...

Paul R. Basini, of Bay Shore

Paul R. Basini, of Bay Shore, died January 1, 2004

Surviving Mr. Basini are his wife, Catherine (Casey) Basini; his father, Roland Paul Basini and his siblings Joanne Filipo and Peter Basini. His mother, Viola Basini, predeceased him. More...













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