October 31, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst hosts Ride for Heroes event to honor two locals who died 9/11

3,000 people filled the park and participated in the events at the ride More...

Babylon Football: Bayport Phantoms foil Panthers, 14-zip

In a battle for the top of Division IV between two undefeated clubs, the Bayport Phantoms blanked the Babylon Panthers 14-0. The game marked the end of two streaks for Babylon. More...

Who and What’s on the ballot Tuesday, November 4th

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Andrew T. O’Farrell appointed Assistant Principal

At a recent meeting of the Lindenhurst Board of Education, Andrew T. O'Farrell, center, was appointed as an assistant principal at Lindenhurst Middle School. More...

Students bury time capsule at JFK Elementary

Third-grade students in Ms. Ruggeri's class at JFK Elementary School, West Babylon, recently buried a time capsule on school grounds. More...

DP student recognized in the 2004

National Merit Scholarship program

Deer Park Senior Noor Hashmi has been named a Commended Student in the 2004 National Merit Scholarsip program. More...


The Beacon’s endorsements, November 2003

The following are our endorsements for November, 2003. While they are our choices, the final decision will be made by you, the voters. Make sure you are part of the process. Get out and vote. More...

Lindenhurst hosts Ride for Heroes event to honor two locals who died 9/11

What began as a motorcycle ride in honor of two New York City firefighters who were killed in the terrorist attacks September 11, 2001, has turned into a major event for motor clubs across the island, attracting more than three times as many particip More...

People in the News

The Executive Black Republican Council of Babylon presented the Babylon Town Republican Club with a $2,500 check this month. More...

West Islip divers get intensive training during summer; Mike Clifford earns bronze

What a summer for the divers at West Islip. Coach Green, a former All American diver from Michigan State University took his team back to East Lansing, Michigan for some intensive training. More...

Voters asked to elect Babylon Town Clerk and Receiver of Taxes

Following are the profiles for those candidates runningfor Babylon Town Receiver of taxes and Town Ckerk. More...



New appointment at Good Samaritan

Nursing Home

Patricia Muir, RN has recently been appointed as director of nursing at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Sayville. Muir has been with Good Samaritan since January 2002. More...

Bay Shore resident wins health-care scholarship

Mercy Medical Center congratulates Carlos Miller, of Bay Shore, for receiving the Sister Mary Grace Memorial Scholarship in Health Care, sponsored by the Council of Leagues of Mercy Medical Center. More...

West Islip school district appoints administrators

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Events & Bulletin


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, November 1
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Lawrence Smith, former Babylon Grade School Principal

Lawrence C. Smith, of St. Pete Beach, Florida passed away on October 4, 2003 at age 77. More...

Gudrun Giordano, of Copiague

Gudrun (Bunny) Giordano, of Copiague, died September 26, 2003. More...

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