March 4, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Authors of the Month

West Babylon third grade students Wendy Cruz and Alyssa Paniccia were recently named Forest Avenue More...

Local Rotary Clubs celebrate

Rotary International's 100th birthday

On Wednesday, February 23, Rotary Clubs International celebrated their centennial anniversary. Locally, the Amityville, Babylon, Lindenhurst and West Islip clubs gathered for a luncheon at La Grange Inn in West Islip to commemorate the event. More...

First Precint Gang Task Force grant secured

State Senator Owen h. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon pride showcased at homecoming parade

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West Islip HS students honored as

TV scholar athletes

Popular West Islip High School senior Bailey Vertovez and Kyle Burr have been honored as the Channel 12-Citibank More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School students show classrooms care

Babylon Memorial Grade School students in Lisa Gillespie and Debra Gandiello More...

Obituaries

Susan Finnerty, beloved Bay Shore teacher

Susan Finnerty of Bay Shore was a teacher who loved her first grade students so much that she invited them to her wedding in 1974. She taught at Waverly Elementary School in the Sachem School District for 28 years. More...

Vincent Galbo, of West Islip

Vincent Galbo, of West Islip, died January 6, 2005. He was 86 years old. More...

William B. McAuliffe, of East Islip

William B. McAuliffe, of East Islip, died December 29, 2004. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Oppostion to Town Court is a philosophical, not legal dispute

Public officials, faced with a problem that creates a nuisance, safety hazard or blight upon the community they serve, have an obligation to respond with viable solutions. More...

Iraqi election dosen’t justify US invasion

Enough with all this self-induced historical amnesia, please. More...

It’s time for Democrats to support the war

It looks like some of your readers would like a regime change in Washington and not in Iraq. Every one who feels that way should be reminded that the 2004 election is over and George W. Bush will be our president for the next four years. More...

Leg. Dave Bishop calls for a halt on plan to build new county jail

Says project is too expansive and expensive

Stopping just short of saying, "I told you so," S.C. Leg. Dave Bishop held a press conference last week to ratchet up his opposition to the construction of a $286 million jail facility in Yaphank. More...

BHS athlete breaks winter track record

Mary Ellen Hackett, a junior at Babylon High School recently broke the record established at the school by Krista Kerr in 2002 winter track season when Hackett leaped 5-feet, 4-inches in the high jump. More...

Sen. Johnson congratulates Deer Park student

State Senator Owen H. More...

Mike James donates 10G to refurbish Bolden Mack Park

As a youngster growing up in Amityville, Mike James would wake up each morning to the sound of a basketball being pounded on the court near his home. He More...

Correction

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Babylon Grade School students hold Have a Heart drive

The Babylon Memorial Grade School Student Council held a February "Have a Heart" drive, asking that everyone donate non-food items, such as toothbrushes, shampoo, soaps, combs and brushes, baby wipes and laundry detergent. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon couple engaged

Marissa Woodland, daughter of Stephen and Pam Woodland of Babylon will be joined in marriage to Adam Asparro, son of Bill and Dee Asparro of Babylon. The wedding will take place in June, 2005 at St. More...

Babylon couple celebrates 65th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morton of North Babylon, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on February 4, 2005. They were married at the First Presbyterian Church of Babylon in 1940. More...

Children recognized for tsunami-relief fundraising

A group of local children were honored by the Town of Babylon at a recent board meeting for their efforts in raising money for the victims of the tsunami in Southeast Asia. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, March 5
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Good Samaritan Hospital offers tips during

Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 6 -12

Patient Safety Awareness Week, celebrated March 6 to 12, is an education and awareness building campaign to improve patient safety at hospitals and other health care organizations. More...

Town of Babylon unveils refurbished playground

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone and Councilwoman Carol Quirk joined with Reverend Andy C. Lewter and members of the Hollywood Baptist Church of Christ for a ribbon cutting ceremony at North Amityville More...













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