January 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers a $60,000 scholarship to a student whose achievements in math and science are superlative. More...

Village of Lindenhurst launches new website

Village of Lindenhurst Mayor Thomas Brennan announced the launching of a new website for the residents of the Village of Lindenhurst. More...

Santa Claus visits Lindenhurst

The Lindenhurst Chamber of Commerce sponsored a visit from Santa Claus this holiday season at the Village Gazebo, Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst. More...

Second annual Lighting of the Manger at Good Samaritan

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently held its second annual Lighting of the Manger to kick-off the holiday season. Good Samaritan President and CEO Richard J. More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, January 14
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Free educational services offered by LIEOC

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...

Sen. Owen Johnson honors Ralph Scordino

State Senator Owen H. More...

Opinion

Editorial

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The New York State Comptroller More...

To win the war on terrorism, we need to build and reinforce public support for our objectives

To win the war on terrorism, we need to do what we did during World War II. At the start of the war our government created the Office of Warm Information under the leadership of Elmer Davis. More...

Looking back at Babylon over the generations

I was born in Babylon more than 75 years ago, and I wrote a poem about the changes. More...

Deer Park School District presents

Parent Resource Center 2005 Workshops
 

The Deer Park Parent Resource Center announced its schedule of workshops for the month of January 2005. All workshops are held at the Parents More...

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Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition board member Jon Mason and director Debbie Basile are shown accepting a New York State Department of Health grant from Assemblyman Bob Sweeney. More...

Inside this week

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State lambastes CPA firm in Roslyn scandal

Firm also represents four local school districts

A CPA firm that represents the Lindenhurst, Deer Park, North Babylon and West Islip school districts, as well as the scandal-ridden Roslyn School District, has been highly criticized in a report released last week by New York State Comptroller Alan G More...

Jury convicts No. Babylon Sunday school teacher

A Suffolk County jury this afternoon convicted a 60-year-old North Babylon Sunday school teacher of first-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. More...

Babylon School Notes

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Hole in one earns new car at Good Samaritan annual golf classic

Ed Casper of Wiedersum Associates in Hauppauge won a brand new Ford Thunderbird, courtesy of Newins Bay Shore Ford, with a hole in one at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center More...

 

People/Social

West Babylon teacher honored with PTA excellence award

Jo Mackin, third grade teacher at John F. Kennedy Elementary School in West Babylon recently received the 2003-2004 Teacher in Excellence Award. This award is given annually by the John F. More...

Marine Corps Pfc. Robert J. Rooney leading troops in Fallujah

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Obituaries

Howard Lowe, founder of Bay Shore Little League and resident of West Islip dies

Although he grew up in Missouri, Howard Allen Lowe was an avid Yankees fan. He learned to love the team when he served in the U.S. Army and had access to watching the games, according to his wife. More...

John MacNair,

Babylon Eucharistic Minister

John Francis MacNair, a Eucharistic Minister, veteran and gifted painter died November 20, 2004. A 40-year resident of Babylon, he came to love the community he served in many ways. More...

Margaret Ann Bienert , of Patchogue

Margaret Ann Bienert (nee Wagner) of Patchogue, died December 22, 2004. More...













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