July 23, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Little authors

Kaitlyn Rodriguez and Amanda Hennessy, first grade students at South Bay Elementary School, West Babylon, are shown with their newly published book. A Book About Ducks is a humorous story that was written and illustrated by the girls. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon student receives honorable mention for art exhibition

Andrea Manning, an eighth grade student at West Babylon Junior High School recently received an honorable mention award at this year More...

North Babylon student awarded anti-bias task force award

The Town of Babylon Anti-Bias Task Force honored a graduating senior from each Town of Babylon high school with the Anti-Bias Task Force "Student of the Year" Award. More...

Lindenhurst High School students honored for outstanding art work

Earlier this spring, Lindenhurst High School students were recognized for their outstanding artwork More...

Obituaries

Glennie R. "Rudy" McQueen, former Wyandanch school and Grumman employee

Glennie McQueen, an active member and Deacon at the Hollywood Baptist Church in Amityville, died July 9, 2004 of sudden illness. More...

Annmarie Anderson resident of West Islip

Annmarie Anderson (nee Stergakos), of West Islip, died July 8, 2004. She was 31 years old. More...

Jean Harris of North Babylon

Jean Harris (nee Joan Carey) of North Babylon, died July 2, 2004. More...

Suffolk police investigating local business break-ins

Jacqueline L. Linger

Suffolk police are investigating a string of commercial burglaries that took place in Babylon Village the week of July 11th. More...

People in the News

World War II veteran Dominick F. Mavelli of Lindenhurst was recently awarded the New York State Conspicuous Service Star and the New York State Medal of Merit by Assemblyman Bob Sweeney. More...

What the jury thought about the case

In the end, it was the canceled checks and Dr. Amar Jit Singh More...

 

People/Social

James Graseck performs romantic violin concert at Pinnacle East Gallery

A chilly June downpour did not dampen the enchantment of the Recklessly Romantic mood of those attending James Graseck More...

Babylon Rotary Club’s centennial oath

Incoming District Governor Marion Stark is shown swearing in Frank Seibert as Centennial president of the Babylon Rotary Club, for the year 2004-2005. More...

Photo

Sons of Italy supports BCH: The NYS Grand Lodge Order Sons of Italy presented members of Breast Cancer Help, Inc. with a check for $10,000 in support of their programs to fight breast cancer. 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 25
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Clauss/Enzensberger wedding, May 2004

Cathy Clauss of Bay Shore and Bill Clauss of Islip announce the wedding of their daughter, Betsy, to Andrew Enzensberger, son of Isle and Helmut Enzensberger. More...

Opinion

Ronstadt and John send fans a sour note

Two entertainers joined a chorus of others this week complaining about "censorship" and their right to express their political views. We agree with Linda Ronstadt and Elton John More...

Gay marriage will cause more problems than it will solve

Years ago, the big reason for gay marriage was health insurance, but today, you can obtain insurance for a live-in partner through your employer. Today, many people wonder why heterosexuals want to get married. More...

Veteran learns, first hand, the value of freedom

Like 2,600,000 others, I served in Vietnam. More...













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