February 20, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

In the photo are members of Breast Cancer Help with Jeffrey Picarello, front, center, Director of Public Affairs at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. More...

Deer Park Post Office & school District lend a hand

For years, the Deer Park School District and the Deer Park Post Office have come to the aid of numerous families in need. This year was no different, as employees of the post office donated money to help a family who lost their home to a fire. More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, February 22
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Obituaries

Irene V. Barnet, longtime resident of Babylon Village and West Babylon

Irene V. Barnet, a longtime resident of Babylon Village and West Babylon, died at her home in West Babylon, January 31, 2004, with her sister by her side. She was 86 years old. More...

Harry Birkmier, former Babylonian

Former Babylonian of more than 60 years, Harry Birkmier died January 3, 2004 after battling leukemia for over a year. He was 94 years old. More...

John Lyons, former employee of Good Samaritan Hospital

John Lyons, a 50-year Massapequa Park resident, died at New Island Hospital January 18, 2004. More...

Slack named to Babylon Village Planning Board

Babylon Village resident James Slack was recently appointed a member of the Babylon Village Planning Board by Mayor Ralph Scordino. Slack was recommended for the post by William Lockwood, the Planning Board More...

Town looks to move to 40-hour work week

As part of a new initiative, Babylon Town Supervisor is planning to increase the work week at Babylon Town Hall to 40 hours, increasing the work day by one half hour. More...

Courts give GOP nod to Brennan team in Lindenhurst Village race

A decision by State Supreme Court Justice Robert A. Lifson has upheld a finding by the Suffolk County Board of Elections that the petitions of Thomas Brennan, Michael Lavorta and Jodi L. More...

West Babylon students receive DECA award

West Babylon DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) members recently competed in various marketing and management based events. More...

Police charge woman with endangering her son

Two Suffolk County Police Department First Precinct Officers arrested a mother for leaving her four-year-old son alone at their apartment for over seven hours. More...

Memorial service held

for S.C. Leg. Maxine Postal

A memorial service commemorating the life of S.C. Leg. Maxine Postal who died of a rare brain disorder January 1, was held recently. Family, friends, colleagues and others joined in the ceremonies held at Bethel A.M.E Church Copiague, Rev. More...

 

People/Social

ALA holds indoor picnic at VA hospital

American Legion Auxiliary, Babylon Unit #94 Juniors held an indoor picnic for the Northport VA Hospital Nursing Home. Veterans were served sandwiches, soda, home made chili, baked ziti, cake and ice cream. More...

Babylon School Superintendent honored by Council of Administrators and Supervisors

Babylon Schools Superintendent Dr. William Bernhard is being honored by the Council of Administrators and Supervisors (CAS). More...

Teddy Bear class at Carousel School in West Babylon

Students in the Teddy Bear class at Carousel School in West Babylon jumped into "M Week" with a study of mammals, milk and milk products. In class these four-year-old prekindergarten students learned about the origin of the milk we drink. More...

Opinion

Controversy rated "R"

for ridiculous

Don More...

She’s got life left in her

Well, it seems that the grand old Hubble spacecraft helped to make another great discovery. In her golden years, she picked up the light from the most distant galaxy and transmitted that information to earth. More...

West Islip Fire Commissioner responds

I would like to respond to a recent article in your Letters to the Editor, specifically a letter from Mr. Lanzarotta regarding statements attributed to me. More...













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