March 18, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst BOE votes to keep graduation ceremony in June on Middle School home field

After the second heated Board meeting in as many weeks, the Lindenhurst Board of Education voted on March 2 to keep the high school and middle school graduations on the middle school field. More...

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Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, March 18
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Town of Babylon now accepting applications for summer employment

Supervisor Steven Bellone and Carol Quirk, chairwoman, Parks Committee announce that the Town of Babylon Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs is currently accepting applications for summer employment. More...

North Babylon Patriot Soccer Club celebrates annual Indoor Tournament

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Opinion

We can’t forget Aura

The moving letter in our paper this week from a reader and teacher of Aura Diaz, a beautiful Babylon High School student who was killed by a sexual predator, raises some disturbing questions. More...

Efforts to help a chilc fail in face of an ailing system

This letter is in response to our story on Aura Diaz, a Babylon High School student who was killed February 14, 2004. More...

Bush was wrong, Iraqi invasion was not justified

Many of us agree with Mr. Kevin O More...

DP school trustee new vision to national education policy

Dennis Ryan of the Deer Park School District Board of Education has helped change national education policy. More...

Valentine wishes for Long Island's veterans

Hundreds of good wishes on Valentine cards were created by Babylon seventh graders. "We wanted them to know we will never forget them," says student Heather Glenday. More...

Deer Park congratulates student scholar-athletes

Pictured are scholar-athletes from various Deer Park High School varsity teams being congratulated by Deer Park Athletic Director Matthew Calarco,far left; Superintendent of Schools Richard Organisciak, second from left and Deer Park High School Prin More...

 

People/Social

Sumpwams Garden Club events

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Babylon to participate in

National Youth Service Day

National Youth Service Day is an opportunity for adults to work with young people to teach them the importance of volunteering and giving back to their community. More...

Ralph and Marian Grasso celebrate 60th anniversary

Lifelong Babylon residents Ralph and Marian Grasso are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on March 18, 2005. They are the parents of Renee Kotary and husband Mark, Gail Van Leeuwen and husband Barry and Rocco Grasso, D.C., J.D. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Harold Lasker, longtime physician at Brunswick Hospital Center in Amityville

After working for two decades at Brunswick Hospital Center and living in Amityville for 13 years, Dr. Harold Lasker became a well-known resident and physician. He died suddenly on February 20, 2005. More...

Mary Nelson-Bourdy,

Babylon resident

Mary Nelson-Bourdy, a 65-year Babylon resident who was well known by her neighbors in the Village, died suddenly on January 5, 2005. She would have celebrated her 90th birthday in April. More...

Benedict Sohm, former Babylon Rotary President and WWII Veteran

Benedict Sohm served on many community boards such as the Babylon Rotary Club and the Good Samaritan Hospital board. More...













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