August 22, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Pat Benatar gets key to Babylon Town

Former resident honored for outstanding achievement

Pat Benatar was happy to be home, and her hometown was happy to have her. More...

Beach Pavilion to be named in honor of Sondra Bachety

When she served as a Babylon Town Councilwoman, Sondra Bachety took special interest in the Town More...

Babylon builds Memorial Garden; services Sept.11th

Lush plantings, some benches, walkways and rocks inscribed with the names of those residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks September 11, 2001 make up the Memorial Garden at Argyle Park, which will be unveiled in a ceremony Wendesday Septem More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Marion G. Vedder sends letters to Ground Zero

Mrs. Godfrey More...

NB students named in All County Festival

Seven students in the North Babylon High School Music Program have been named participants in the 2001 All County Festival for students in grades 11 and 12. More...

West Islip’s student advances to

INTEL International

West Islip High School student Kristen Goodrich, was a semi-finalist in the INTEL Science Talent Search and made history as the district More...

Obituaries

Virginia V. Goldsmith, former resident of DP

Virginia V. Goldsmith, of Deer Park and Dames Quarter, Maryland, died Sunday, July 14, 2002 Born October 9, 1916, Mrs. Goldsmith was a graduate of the State University College at New Paltz. More...

Rose Bagley, Copiague resident for 19 years

Rose Bagley, a resident of Copiague for 19 years, died at Brunswick Hospital in Amityville July 14, 2002 following a two-year fight against lung cancer. She was 68 years old. More...

Helen Mylott, of Deer Park

Helen A. Mylott, of Deer Park, died August 10, 2002. More...

Proposed County redistricting likely to impact on Babylon-Islip lawmakers

The Suffolk County Legislature is expected to vote shortly on a new legislative district plan that was hailed by Republicans and Democrats as a bipartisan effort. The new plan, if adopted, includes some major changes for the Town of Babylon. More...

People in the News

Suffolk County legislator Angie M. Carpenter (R-WI) recently honored William Johnston of West Islip Boy Scout Troop 95, on the occasion of his Eagle Court of Honor, where he received the Eagle Award, the highest honor in scouting. More...

Snapper Derby Saturday

The annual Snapper Derby at the Babylon Village Dock will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m., Open to all boys and girls up to and including 12 years of age. More...

BVYP is home away from home for kids

According to the U.S. Department of Health, as many as 15 million of our children are known as More...

The Country Fair is coming September 8

The annual Babylon Beautification Society Country Fair at Argyle Park, will be held Sunday, September 8, noon to 5 p.m. and will have food, entertainment and shopping. More...

 

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, August 23
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LSD offers scholarships to preschool program

Just Kids, located at the Kellum Street School in Lindenhurst, is offering a total of 66 scholarships for regular education students residing within the Lindenhurst School District to attend their half-day preschool program this fall. More...

AMVETS to host flea market and sale

An indoor/outdoor flea market and garage sale will be held Saturday, August 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at AMVETS Hall, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip. The even will be held rain or shine. For further information call 631-581-6913. More...

Opinion

How did events of one

year ago change your life? More...

And then, finally, came the rain

What was that water that fell from the sky yesterday? It looked and felt familiar, but we couldn More...

It’s humans who are a nuisance to the geese

This is written in rebuttal to the two articles appearing in the July 18 issue of the Babylon Beacon, referring to the decision of whether or not to remove the overpopulated amount of geese in our Village. More...













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