July 16, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon HS students receive awards; take part in forensic mystery

West Babylon High School students Daniel Aiello and Jennifer Jarczynski were recently recognized by the West Babylon Teacher More...

Copiague woman arrested for selling crack cocaine

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives assisted by First Precinct COPE Officers have arrested a Copiague woman for selling crack-cocaine. More...

Evidence at BHC civil trial bolsters claims that Steins knew of and approved rental deal

In what was one of the rare dramatic moments in an otherwise long and laborious civil trial, Dr. Amar Jit Singh stepped down from the witness stand on Monday, walked slowly to the plaintiff More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

BSD COMPASS hangs official plaque

Members of COMPASS and the Babylon School District were on hand to see the official COMPASS (COMmunity, PArent, School, Student) insignia placed on the village sign that welcomes visitors on Main Street. More...

Author visits Deer Park’s JQA school

Author and artist Dyanne DiSalvo recently visited the John Quincy Adams Elementary School in Deer Park. The author of several noted children More...

Songbirds perform musical selections for the Lindenhurst Board of Education

Lindenhurst High School More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, July 18
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Opinion

Opposing visions for Republic Airport put two sides at odds

Almost ten years ago, Republic Airport invited public officials from Babylon Town and surrounding communities to a meeting at which the airport presented its plan to extend the north south runway, known as runway 119 from 4,727 feet to 6,146 feet. More...

Editorial on President and Pope appreciated

Dear Carolyn,

I am sorry that I am late with this comment on this editorial. It was a beautiful piece of editorializing. More...

A vote for Bush is a vote for American security

Our President George W. Bush is a smart, well-educated person with a degree from Yale and a master More...

West Islip Library grand reopening is one for the books

Story and photos by Jeffrey Kerwin

Cloudy skies and inclement weather did not dampen the enthusiasm at the West Islip Public Library More...

People in the News

The Anthony Casamento Lodge presented ten scholarships to their local schools, West Islip High School and St. John the Baptist. More...

It was a hay down on Deer Park Avenue

An 18-wheeler truck, loaded with hay, overturned on the soutbound lane of Deer Park Avenue at the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills June 27. The hay had to be off loaded before the truck was uprighted by tow trucks. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Rotary Club hosts reception

The Babylon Rotary Club hosted a reception to the members of their Sister Club, the Rotary Club Budapest (Hungary). The Babylon Club has visited Budapest twice during the last two years. More...

Joe Hock named Good Samaritan Employee of the Year

Joe Hock of Middle Island was recently named the 2004 Samaritan of the Year by Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. In a very moving tribute, Hock accepted the award from his long-time supervisor and mentor, Associate Administrator Jim O More...

Babylon Fire Department awards annual scholarship

The Babylon Fire Department recently awarded its annual scholarship award to Jacalyn Joyce, a graduating senior from West Babylon High School. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Mazur, longtime Republican committeeman in Babylon

What Joseph Mazur More...

Matthew James Gregus, of East Islip

Matthew James Gregus, of East Islip, died July 1, 2004 at his home. More...

Pasqualina "Lena" Maniaci,

resident of West Islip

Pasqualina "Lena" Maniaci, of West Islip, died July 3, 2004. More...













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