March 19, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindy basketball team makes record hoops

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Woman charged with giving pot to 13-year-old neighbor

Suffolk County Police Department First precinct Patrol Officers arrested a 22-year-old Wyandanch woman for giving marijuana to her 13-year-old neighbor. More...

West Islip second grader named "Hero of the Year"

Second grade student Tyler Capitano was recently recognized by the West Islip Board of Education for being named the Arthritis Foundation More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, March 19
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Obituaries

Gerald Fitzgibbon, longtime Copiague resident and retired Suffolk County Police Officer

Gerald Fitzgibbon, a retired Suffolk County Police officer and the husband of District Court Judge Madeleine Fitzgibbon, died February 22, from complications from pneumonia. He was 59 years old. More...

Ann Romeo, of West Islip

Ann Romeo, of West Islip, died February 23, 2004 at the age of 60. Surviving Mrs. More...

Annette Iliou, of West Babylon

Annette Iliou, of West Babylon, died February 21, 2004. More...

Three local school districts named in class action homeless student lawsuit

Amityville, Copiague and North Babylon School Districts, along with 10 other Suffolk districts, have been named defendants in a federal class-action lawsuit charging them a "systematic failure" to accept and educate homeless children " More...

West Babylon wrestles with built-in increases

Retirement, health insurance costs driving up budget

In West Babylon, the coalescing school budget figures, officials say, are pointing to a tax increase of about nine percent for the coming school year. More...

Sports: WB wrestlers, with help from Alton Lucas, win with grit and guts

It was the third period in the semifinals of the New York State wrestling championship and West Babylon More...

NBSD moving forward with capital improvements

The bulldozers and cranes could be setting up very soon in North Babylon. More...

Arson destroys 18th century building in Lindenhurst

The Suffolk County Police Department Arson Squad is investigating a fire which was discovered by a passing motorist at 594 West Montauk Highway, Lindenhurst. More...

Suffolk Police crack down on drag racers

The Suffolk County Police Department undertook enforcement operations during the weekend in response to reoccurring illegal speed contests at secluded industrial areas of the First Precinct. More...

 

People/Social

Students donate to Conklin House preservation

Seventh graders at the Babylon Junior-Senior High School constructed a tree skirt which they raffled, netting $250 that was donated to the preservation of the Conklin House in Babylon Village. More...

American Legion hosts annual holiday party for veterans

Every year American Legion Auxiliary Babylon Unit #94 and American Legion Post #94 hold their annual Christmas party for hospitalized veterans. Over 50 patients and staff from Northport VA Hospital and nursing home attended the Christmas luncheon. More...

Honors for Babylon Memorial Grade School

The Master of Babylon Masonic Lodge, Raymond Krumenacker, has announced that the Lodge will honor the pupils and staff of the Babylon Memorial Grade School by the presentation of the DeWitt Clinton Award, the highest Masonic Award that can be bestowe More...

Opinion

Babylon Village may want to look at a code to protect historical homes

A request by a builder to subdivide a large parcel in Argyle Park into two parcels to accommodate the construction of a new home there raised some good questions, and the emotions of residents there who obviously hold a great deal of sentiment for th More...

Two businesses relocate out of Babylon—that’s a loss

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Mother Nature takes a final winter bow

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