August 6, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

Cherry Blossom princesses
visit New York

Cherry Blossom princesses, Miss Ohio, Susie Schoenberger (center); and Miss North Carolina, Katie Bryant (right) are pictured here with New York State Society Cherry Blossom princess, Jennifer Consola (left)........................................... More...

Dominican Sisters celebrate 150 years of service

For a century and a half, the sisters of Saint Dominic have helped the poor, educated the young and tended to the needs of the elderly. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Forest Avenues Perfect Attendance Awards

At the school year More...

National Hispanic recognition for two Bay Shore students

Saryta Rodriguez and Adriana Sandoval, two Bay Shore High School seniors, have been recognized by the College Board More...

Travis Voltz student at Lindenhurst Middle School - Winnar of LIPA Essay Contest

Travis Volz, an eighth-grader at Lindenhurst Middle School, recently received top prize in Suffolk County (grade eight category) in the Long Island Power Authority More...

Obituaries

JoAnn Bonsignore, Babylon resident and volunteer

JoAnn Virginia Bonsignore, a Babylon resident who enjoyed volunteering, traveling and caring for her family, lost her battle with Huntington More...

James Rodriguez, formerly of Bay Shore

James Rodriguez of Lowville, New York and formerly of Bay Shore, died July 7, 2004 at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, New York, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. More...

Lucy Mathon of Babylon and Lindenhurst

Lucy E. Mathon, of Lindenhurst, formerly of Babylon, died July 13, 2004. She was 87 years old. More...

Community mourns death of Babylon Bay Constable

On June 30, Richard Brooks of Amityville drove his son to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis to see him sworn in for the class of 2008. It was one of the proudest moments of his life. More...

Babylon Beautification Society Country Fair coming Sept. 12

The Babylon Beautification Society (BBS) Country Fair is one of the oldest in Suffolk County, begun 31 years ago by a group of people who wanted to raise money to help make the Village a more beautiful place to live. More...

West Gates Elementary students take first place in track meet

Students at Lindenhurst's West Gates Avenue Elementary School recently took first place in the seventh annual Lindy Track and Field Open, a track meet for elementary students held at Lindenhurst Middle School. More...

Suffolk Police investigate death of unidentified woman

The Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad is investigating the death of an unidentified black female in Wyandanch. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village Recreation Program offers fun for kids

Photos are of Recreation staff and some of the young participants in the Babylon Village Recreation program, sponsored by the Village every summer. Chairwoman is Trustee Alice Vandervelt, shown at right in top left photo. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, August 6
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Man shot during robbery attempt at South Shore Mall, Bay Shore

Suffolk County Police Department Third Squad Detectives have charged two Bay Shore teenagers with shooting a man during a robbery attempt. More...

Listening therapy program offered at GSH

State Senator Owen H. More...

Opinion

The promise of August

Midsummer, when waves rise from scalding sidewalks and spill on to the beaches More...

Reader pleased with Kerry’s choice of VP

I was very excited by Senator John Kerry More...

New York State passes landmark anti-terrorism laws

The New York State Senate and Assembly recently passed landmark anti-terrorism legislation, which I co-sponsored, that will dramatically increase the protections afforded to all New Yorkers, as well as the resources available to law enforcement offic More...













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