January 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Carolyn & Alfred James

along with the Staff at
the Babylon Beacon
wish all of Our Readers
and Advertisers a
Happy & Prosperous

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Special Sections


Robert Frost Middle School in Deer Park uses comprehensive program on bullying

Robert Frost Middle School in Deer Park takes bullying very seriously, and as a preventative measure Wendy Splendorio, Meryl Fischer and Joseph Piombo, the sixth, seventh and eighth grade guidance counselors, respectively, have put together a compreh More...

West Babylon HS annouces its

Commended Students

Two West Babylon High School students were announced as Commended Students from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. More...

Lindenhurst HS foreign language/ESL

celebrates El Dîa de los Muertos

On Monday, November 1, Spanish classes at Lindenhurst Senior High School were treated to a presentation on the Mexican celebration, El Día de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead. More...


Henry Damm, of Islip Terrace

Henry Damm of Islip Terrace died on December 11, 2004. Beloved uncle of Joseph Damm, Margaret Lambrosa, Carolyn Leber and Barbara DeAvila. More...

Catherine Keller, of North Babylon

Catherine Keller of North Babylon died on December 12, 2004. Beloved wife of the late William. Loving mother of Catherine Spadula and Alice Canale. More...

Rose Weber, of North Babylon

Rose Weber of North Babylon died December 9, 2004. Beloved wife of Aloysius. Devoted mother of Christine (Jim) Vonbraunsberg and Michael (Mary) Weber. More...



North Babylon resident reports to

Naval War College

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Andrew W. Schiemel has reported to the College of Naval Command and Staff at the Naval War College in Newport, R.I. At the college, the student will attend a multidisciplinary program designed for U.S. More...

Former Vidovich Jewelers owner celebrates birthday

Helen Vidovich, former owner of Vidovich Jewelers in Babylon, recently celebrated a special birthday while on Long Island. Vidovich was visiting her daughter, Jane Shearer, of Manorville. More...

Happy New Year

Kristen and Michael Watral announce the birth of their daughter

Kristen and Michael Watral of Babylon Village announce the birth of their daughter, Kara Grace, who was born August 18, 2004. Kara was born at 6:12 a.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON Bulletin Board

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, January 7
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Free educational services

Persons in need of educational services leading to college entry or well-paying business careers are invited to enroll in the Long Island Educational Opportunity Center. More...

KIC discontinues holiday card recycling program

Keep Islip Clean (KIC), after 11 years of collecting a total of 1.5 million card covers for reuse and recycling, announced recently that the program would be discontinued this year due to the fact that St. More...



More for some, the same for others in 2005

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Public Commentary

Private retirement accounts is the way to go

I belong to Seniors Against Federal Extravagance (s-a-f-e.org), which works for the future well-being of the next generations. As the name implies, we want the federal government to cut spending and pay off the debt. More...

The magical gift of a difference

It More...

Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
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