April 16, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Masons honors the Babylon Grade School

The students and staff at the Babylon Memorial Grade School were honored with the prestigious DeWitt Clinton Award by the Babylon Masonic Lodge March 20th. More...

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Schools/Sports

North Babylon high school students receive proclamation for outstanding achievements

Senator Owen Johnson presented a proclamation to North Babylon High School football players Richard (Scooter) Berry and Jason Gwaltney for their outstanding achievements. More...

NB school district holds multicultural celebration

The North Babylon School District held its Multicultural Celebration, organized by Dr. Fallon, director of social studies/language arts, and the multicultural committee. More...

Trivia Challenge competition held

The Trivia Challenge Competition (UCP) that offers more than three dozen school districts the opportunity for meaningful competition was held recently in the Beach Street Middle School in West Islip. More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, April 16
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Opinion

Hevesi should embrace Pataki’s responsible plan

This is in response to your recent editorial, "Hevesi is making a giant mistake." I couldn More...

Rebuttal to letter on same sex amendments

In response to "Amendment to terms of marriage unnecessary." Reading the narrow-minded views of Tina, I can only believe that she is a young student who needs to understand the same-sex marriage issue in a clearer manner. More...

Bush, like Truman, faced a test of strength in time of war

In the March 31 Post one of your readers disapproved of the way I compared President Bush to President Truman. More...

Babylon School Board puts forward $33.9M budget for new school year

The Babylon School District has set forth a $33.9 million spending plan for the 2004 - 2005 school year. This represents an increase of about $2.2 million over last year More...

People in the News

On February 4, eighth grade students at West Babylon Junior High School welcomed famous author Brian Heinz to Eagle Hall Auditorium. The students were given information about the process of writing books "from writer to reader." More...

Student arrested for setting off chemical device at WIHS

The Suffolk County Police Department Arson Squad has arrested a 16-year-old West Islip High School student for setting off a chemical reaction device during school hours. More...

West Islip students attend DECA conference in Rochester

From March 10 through March 12, seven students from West Islip High School, Chapter Advisor Patricia Morgigno and Dean of Students Joann Hilbert attended the 44th annual New York State DECA Career Conference at the Rochester. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon resident Alan Oman to run in Bostom Marathon—again

Since 1982, Alan Oman has run the Boston Marathon 20 times. In 1983, he ran his best time ever, completing the 26.2 mile course in two hours, 20 minutes, an average running time of six and a half minutes a mile. More...

Spring Social a success

The March Babylon Booster Club More...

Jennifer Consola, NY’s Cherry Blossom princess

Rep. Steve Israel met with North Babylon High School graduate Jennifer Marie Consola, the New York State Cherry Blossom Princess. She graduated from North Babylon in 2002 and currently attends St. More...

Obituaries

Longtime Babylon resident Richard Leitch

Longtime Babylon Resident Richard Leitch died March 29, 2004 at his home in Lewes, Delaware, following a long but courageous bout with cancer. More...

Jon D. Huey, lifetime resident of Babylon and West Islip

Jon D. Huey, a lifetime resident of Babylon and West Islip townships, died on Monday, March 22, 2004 of a heart attack. He was 59. More...













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