March 12, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Babylon resident awarded Bronze and Purple Heart medals in Iraq

When Army Staff Sergeant Kenneth M. More...

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Schools/Sports

Deer Park school district’s student access emergency information

Building administrators in the Deer Park School District pride themselves on fostering a confidence with the children who come to their schools every day to learn. More...

West Babylon’s Forest Ave. school participates in Scripps Howard spelling bee

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West Islip High student competes in National Cross Country championships

West Islip High School junior Allison Kieffer, placed 22nd nationally in the Footlocker National Cross Country Championships at Balboa Park in San Diego, with a time of 18:23 for 5,000 meters. More...

Obituaries

Dolores Ercolino, resident of Babylon for 58 years

Dolores Ercolino was known throughout Babylon for her contributions and hard work for the town in which she lived. She was an employee of Babylon for many years, until her retirement in October of 2002. More...

Brion J. Foulke, former

Babylon resident

Brion J. Foulke, of Delray Beach, Florida and formerly of Babylon, died February 20, 2004 while on a cruise aboard the Queen Mary 2. He was 79 years old. More...

Elizabeth H. Keyes, longtime resident of Babylon Village

Elizabeth H. Keyes died February 18, 2004

Mrs. Keyes was a longtime resident of Babylon Village and part-time resident of Hemlock Farms, Lords Valley, Pennsylvania, where she was an active member of the St. More...

Utility costs bump up BSD Budget

Board approves calendar with public's input

A utility cost increase of about 39 percent is the major expense item driving the general services portion of the Babylon School District's proposed 2004 -2005 school budget. More...

People in the News

The Taming of the Shrew: The Modern Version was this year's West Babylon Junior High School Drama Club feature. Following five months of song, dance and prop preparation, 80 students performed flawlessly under the direction of Ms. More...

Deer Park HS Aquatic Center reopens

After nine months of renovations, the Deer Park High School Aquatic Center was recently reopened to the community. More...

 

People/Social

Cadet Patrick Howlett named to Dean’s list

Cadet Patrick Charles Howlett, the son of Charles and Patricia Howlett of West Islip, was named to the dean More...

Airman Thomas DeVito graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Thomas M. DeVito has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Senator Johnson presents military awards

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently presented the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and Cold War Recognition Certificate to area veterans who are eligible. More...

Opinion

Endorsement

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Einstein’s Birthday is March 14; let’s celebrate!

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Passion, raises the passion of our readers

Your recent editorial (Controversy rated "R" for ridiculous) struck me as both flippant and revealing of your fundamental ignorance. You need much more of a history lesson that the Beacon has room for. More...













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