April 8, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Local students perform at Spring Ballet luncheon

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St. John the Baptist HS reaches Suffolk quarterfinals of the Long Island Challenge; will take on E. Hampton

Following their first-round victory in The Long Island Challenge, the academic team from West Islip More...

Pride of Lindenhurst contest

Each year the Pride of Lindenhurst Award is given in recognition of an outstanding contribution made by an individual or organization who instills pride in the Lindenhurst Public Schools and, by doing so, in the Lindenhurst community. 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:
MONDAY, April 11
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Babylon resident named one of Long Island’s top 40 under 40

Andy Calimano of Babylon was named one of Long Island More...

Wellness Fair held at Captree School in West Islip

Education in the various areas of health and wellness was the focal point of a Wellness Fair held recently at the Captree Elementary School in West Islip. More...

Obituaries

Robert Weaver Zimmerman, 30 year Babylon resident

Robert Weaver Zimmerman, Jr. who lived on Eden Lane in Babylon for more than 30 years, died at age 91 on March 7, 2005. Mr. Zimmerman was an international accountant who lived most recently in Hampton Bays. More...

Anne Hofrichter, of West Babylon

Anne Hofrichter, of West Babylon, died February 14, 2005. More...

Ruth Selleck Arink, formerly of Babylon

Ruth Selleck Arink, formerly of Babylon, Died February 26, 2005. More...

Babylon School District proposes 10 percent spending increase

The proposed school budget presented to Babylon School District residents in mid-March calls for a spending increase of approximately 10 percent. More...

Babylon Zoning Board news

An applicant who appeared before the Babylon Village Zoning Board of Appeals March 16, requested a revision to his request for relief after her plans for an extension on her home were revised. More...

Voters head to the polls during National Library Week to approve library budgets; elect trustees

Voters will head to the polls during National Library Week to accept or reject their annual library budgets and to select Library Trustees. Following is a rundown of dates, times and locations of local votes. More...

Cub Scout Pack #57 helps with Operation Iraqi children

Recently the Town of Babylon joined in Operation Iraqi Children, a good will program whereby collected school items are distributed to children by U.S. More...

Attempted abduction update

The Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives announce that further investigation into the reported possible abduction of an eight-year-old Deer Park girl has found that report to be untrue. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Deer Park HS student junior achievers are terrific role models

Megan Granelle and Ashley Melito have been selected by the Deer Park High School Business Education Department as Junior Achievers of the Month. Granelle and Melito have been participating in the Junior Achievement More...

Lindenhurst HS student named scholar athlete

Michael Tavitian, a senior at Lindenhurst High School recently earned the prestigious Scholar Athlete Award for exceptional academic and athletic accomplishments. More...

North Babylon student to participate in Goodwill Games

Louis Ferrogari, a sixth grade student at North Babylon More...

Opinion

Editorial

Time to extend the voice of Pope John Paul II

The stewardship of Pope John Paul II is one marked by a love of and dedication to people, not only the Roman Catholics who view him as the head of their church, infallible on issues of faith and doctrine, but also those of different faiths whose live More...

Drawing Conclusions — by Kevin Eastwood

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Those who oppose Iraqi war can be Patriots

Thank you for publishing the letter from Kevin O More...













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