2018-11-18 E-Edition

Technology Free Lunch at JFK Middle School

Students at JFK Middle School in the Bethpage Union Free School District have been enjoying lunch periods this year without the use of technology. Instead, they are interacting with one another through friendly competition in various games during what is being called Tech Free Lunch. An initiative started during the 2017-18 school year provides students with an escape from technology […]

Hicksville Community Council celebrates anniversary

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino (second from right) recently attended the Hicksville Community Council’s 48th Anniversary Celebration held at the William M. Gouse Jr. VFW Hall, honoring this year’s Community Service Award honorees. Founded in 1970, the Hicksville Community Council’s mission is to present programs to the general public in an attempt to educate the community on all issues and opinions within the Hamlet of Hicksville. Supervisor Saladino proudly presented a citation to the night’s award recipients, including Bill Walden, and Ken Hamilton of the Broadway Mall, and thanked them for their involvement in numerous activities that have advanced the general welfare of the Hicksville community. Also on hand and pictured above was Nassau County Legislators Rose Marie Walker (center left) and Laura Schaefer (center right), along with members of the Hicksville Community Council.

Flu shots for veterans, seniors

Nassau County Legislator John Feretti and County Clerk Maureen O’Connell recently thanked Northwell Health Syosset Hospital for donating flu vaccines and assisting VFW Post 9592 in Levittown in providing flu shots for veterans and senior citizens.

Town collects for “Toys for Tots”

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone joined with Town Councilman Thomas P. Hand to announce the annual kick-off of this year’s “Toys for Tots” Collection Drive, which will run through December 13th, in an effort to collect new, unwrapped toys to be used as gifts for children throughout the community. “Under the direction of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, […]

Charles Campagne Coffe Cart

Charles Campagne Elementary School in the Bethpage Union Free School District now has an extraordinary feeling in the morning at the end of each school week as students in the ABA classroom have been taking part in Coffee Cart Friday since Oct. 12. Since the inaugural Coffee Cart, students and teachers have been coming together in the morning to make […]