February 27, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Police seek public's help in solving NB bank robbery

Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Robbery Squad are investigating the robbery of the Washington Mutual Bank, 733 Route 27, North Babylon, which occurred at about 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday, February 3. More...

Avon representative delivers $500 grant to Good Samaritan Breast Health Center

The mission of the Avon Foundation, the largest foundation for women, is "to make a genuine difference in the lives of women everywhere More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon’s JFK Elementary salutes America

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West Babylons Forest Ave. Elementary salutes

student author of the month

West Babylon More...

Lindenhurst Middle School’s top readers

A group of nine students at Lindenhurst Middle School, three from each grade level, were recently honored as top readers in the Teen Read Week Read-A-Thon, a joint initiative to promote reading between the Middle School library, English department an More...

Obituaries

Helen Aneta Bates, 30 year resident of Babylon

"Every day is a good day... some days are better than others." More...

John James Amott III, formerly of West Islip and Oyster Bay

John James Amott III, of Agoura Hills, California and formerly of West Islip and Oyster Bay, died suddenly February 11, 2004. He was 60 years old. More...

Stylianos Alexandrakis, of East Islip

Stylianos Alexandrakis, of East Islip, died February 12, 2004. He was 85 years old. More...

Lindenhurst teacher honored with state leadership award

Lindenhurst High School biology teacher Lee Paseltiner, an advisor for the student council and National Honor Society, was recently named Advisor of the Year for New York State by the New York State Council on Leadership and Student Activities (NYSCL More...

North Babylon receives increase in state aid under Governor George Pataki’s proposal

North Babylon school officials are reacting favorably towards Governor Pataki More...

TOB honors Girl Scout

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award in Girl Scouting. This program challenges Senior Girl Scouts to excel in leadership, service and self-development. More...

Senator Owen Johnson meets with Lindenhurst elementary students

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) chairman of the Finance Committee, recently visited the fifth grade class at E.W. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Rotarians help out with a holiday spirit

Babylon Rotarians help out again. In the spirit of the Christmas season, the members of the Club donated a large SUV full of toys to needy children in the area. More...

Grace Methodist Church Outreach surprise baby shower

Ladies of the Grace United Methodist Church Outreach surprised Jennifer Hilsenbeck of Lindenhurst with a baby shower. Hilsenbeck, who serves on many committees had just arrived home from Guatemala with her year-old adopted daughter Amy. More...

Babylon Lions, longtime supporters of Guide Dog Foundation

The Babylon Lions, a longtime supporter of the Guide Dog Foundation, was updated on the progress of the Foundation by Doug Wiggins and his Seeing Eye dog. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, February 27
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Ronald MacDonald visits Southside Hospital

Ronald MacDonald came to Southside Hospital during the holidays to bring a little cheer to patients in pediatrics and rehab. Shown in the photo is pediatric patient Joseph Lovett from Shirley receiving a visit from Ronald MacDonald. More...

Opinion

Now is the time to get involved in your school budget planning

This is our annual reminder to residents that now is the time to get informed and involved in the school budget process. More...

Hospital "sick" tax is a backhanded way

to close billion dollar budget gap

Dear Editor: More...

Funds available for village golf course yet Frederick Canal problem still exists

Thank you for your very thorough coverage of the filling-in of the Frederick Canal. More...













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