March 5, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Firefighter saves two people in Lindenhurst house fire by Carolyn James

The evening of January 29, was a bitter cold one and as George Miller was driving through Lindenhurst he had the heat in his truck on high and his windows closed tight. More...

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Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, March 5
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Obituaries

Donald C. Weidman, 69, long time Babylon resident

Donald C. Weidman, a computer whiz who helped seniors and students alike, died of a heart attack on January 21, 2004. He was 69. More...

Rocco Anthony Volpe, 78, veteran and longtime Lindenhurst resident

Rocco Anthony Volpe, a 48-year resident of Lindenhurst, died February 10, 2004 at New Island Hospital, Bethpage. He was 78 years old. More...

Walter Robert Haughey, Minister and resident of Lindenhurst

Walter Robert Haughey, of Lindenhurst, died December 27, 2003. More...

Lindenhurst voters to elect Mayor and two trustees March 16th

The race of a new Mayor and two trustees in the Village of Lindenhurst has candidates talking about the future of the Village, and who would be the best team to lead it. More...

People in the News

Junior Girl Scout Troop 1639 of Babylon Village visited the pediatric ward at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip to spread some holiday cheer. Nicole from community relations met with the girls and gave them a guided tour of the pediatric ward. More...

Wilson on ballot in 15th LD

As we went to press, the courts handed down a decision validating the peitions filed by Community Party candidate Jordan Wilson in the 15th Leb. District. More...

 

People/Social

Daniel Street Elementary students participate in Coats for Kids drive

Students at the Daniel Street Elementary School in Lindenhurst participated in the Coats for Kids clothing drive organized by Assemblyman Bob Sweeney. More...

Lindenhurst schools embarking on funding campaign

In response to a third straight year of reduced state aid, Lindenhurst Public Schools is embarking on a letter-writing campaign to state legislators advocating more funding. More...

New delayed school opening services due to weather to be effective immediately

To better serve students, Lindenhurst Public Schools has changed its policy regarding delayed-opening procedures due to weather or other emergency. More...

Opinion

BEACON

ENDORSEMENT:
Elie Mystal, 15th LD

It is impossible to replace the late Maxine Postal, who for years served her constituents in the 15th District as a fair, progressive and dynamic representative. More...

Red Cross warns Americans to be diligent in preparing and coping for the unexpected

Dear Editor;

For more than a century, the American Red Cross has upheld its mission to provide relief to disaster victims and to help people prevent, prepare for, and cope with emergencies. More...

A look at the high cost of freedom

Today, many people question the wisdom of our nation More...













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