November 19, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney receives award

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney received a Partner in Leadership award from the State University of New York Research Foundation for sponsoring legislation to establish the Broadhollow Bioscience Park at the SUNY Farmingdale campus. More...

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North Babylon High School marching band grooves

Students in the North Babylon High School Marching band participated in the 42nd annual Newsday Marching Band Festival. Forty three bands from around Long Island performed at the three-day festival at Hofstra University More...


Robert Abernethy, Babylon resident and veteran

After a long term illness, veteran Robert John Abernethy, died October 14, 2004. He was 62-years old and had lived in Babylon for 40 years. More...

Joan Van Rossem of West Islip

Joan Gertrude Van Rossem, a 44-year resident of West Islip, died October 19, 2004 after a long battle with lymphoma. She was 73 years old. More...

Julia "Edie" Halbert, of Islip

Julia "Edie" Halbert, of Islip, died September 23, 2004. She was 70 years old. More...

Playoff bound Panthers sink Mariners, 13-0

The Babylon Panthers showed a stone wall defense as they blanked the Southampton Mariners 13-0 at Southampton on Saturday November 6. The Mariners had entered the game as the top scoring team in the division, but Babylon More...

Conklin House Holiday

Cookie Contest coming up

The Conklin House will be having a Holiday Village Cookie Contest. More...

Babylon Fire Department at Country Fair

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GSH offers free physicals

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, in conjunction with Catholic Charities, is offering free physical examinations and medical screenings for men and women. More...

New baby girl arrives in West Islip

Ashley Rose Greene, the daughter of Kristine and John Greene of West Islip, was born April 29, 2004. She was welcomed home by her sister Kayla Elizabeth, age three. More...

Jeanine Schappert engaged to Kevin Longo

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Schappert, of Babylon, announce the engagement of their daughter Jeanine Schappert to Kevin Longo, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Longo, of Babylon. More...

Events & Bulletin


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SUNDAY, November 21
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Have a Heart Adopt A Pet Foundation holds the Paws in the Park adoption event November 20 & 21

On November 20 and 21, Have a Heart Adopt A Pet Foundation will be holding the Paws in the Park adoption event at Shoppes at Sun Lakes on Sunrise Highway in Holbrook. The hours of operation will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Coping with grief during the holidays hosted by Good Shepherd Hospice November 22

A free community support seminar on coping with grief during the holidays and sponsored by Good Shepherd Hospice will be held Monday, November 22, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. More...


No reservations about this historical hotel— it should be saved

Sometimes good things arrive in our lives after careful planning, and perfect execution. They More...

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The Beacon invites readers to present their views, ideas and issues. Please submit letters to the editor to us at PO Box 670, Babylon, NY 11702. Letters should be signed and include a daytime telephone number for verification purposes only. More...

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