2018-09-14 E-Edition

New episode of WTF with Darlene

Don’t miss a new episode of WTF (Wellness Tennis Fitness) with Darlene, which will air on Monday September 17th on Altice Cable Channel 20, from 7am-8am and will continue to run for 4 weeks. Tune in for 60 minutes of fun, exciting and informative segments revolving around wellness, tennis and general fitness. Do you suffer from anxiety? Join local TV […]

Superintendent’s Conference Day kicks off school year in Bethpage

Staff and faculty from the Bethpage School District kicked off the 2018-19 school year with the annual Superintendent’s Conference Day, for which they gathered in the high school’s auditorium on Sept. 4. First-year Superintendent of Schools David Schneider began on a light note by asking the teachers to pick a photo on their phone and share a story about it […]

Local residents win awards in Runners Edge TOB Triathalon

34 year old Yean Jimenez of Union City, New Jersey, four time winner of the UJA-Federation Summer’s Not Done Aqua Run at TOBAY Beach, scored another  impressive triumph in this year’s 31st  annual Runner’s Edge-Town of Oyster Bay Triathlon on August 26th.   It was the second consecutive win for Jiminez, who was battling it out with runners-up Tim Steiskal of […]

The Police Blotter

Incidents that have occurred recently in the local area include: At 10:50 a.m. on August 1, a fraudulent check was deposited at a location on Old Country Road in Westbury. At 1:22 p.m. on August 22, a 21-year-old man from Newburgh was arrested on Nassau Road in Roosevelt.  He was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. At the corner of […]

Bethpage opens new school year

Students in the Bethpage Union Free School District worked through warm temperatures to bring in supplies, backpacks and books for the first day of school as the district began the 2018-19 school year on Sept. 5. First-year Superintendent of Schools David Schneider was part of the welcoming committee at all five buildings to greet and encourage all students throughout the […]

Police arrest two in highway theft attempt

Nassau County Police arrested two homeless men for allegedly trying to steal from a Good Samaritan who stopped to help them on the Long Island Expressway on Saturday, September 8th at 3:40 p.m. According to police,  a 54 year old male victim was driving southbound on the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway Exit Ramp, exiting onto the Long Island Expressway eastbound, […]

Sears mural finds new home at Hicksville Athletic Center

The massive oil painting of Long Island, that adorned the wall of the old Sears store in Hicksville for decades, has found a new home right down the street. In late August, workers began the process of removing the mural, which depicts a historical map of Long Island, to the Hicksville Athletic Center. Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor, Joe Saladino, […]

Town hosts overdose awareness day

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino joined with County Legislators Rose Marie Walker Laura Schaefer and Josh Lafazan as well as Massapequa Park Village Mayor Jeff Pravato at a special ceremony held in memory of those who have lost friends and family to overdose.

College Notes

The University at Albany congratulates the more than 3,300 students who graduated at its 174th Commencement from May 18-20. Graduates from August 2017 and December 2017 were also recognized. Peter Macias of Levittown, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Job Moze of Levittown, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. James Hartigan of Levittown, graduated with […]