2018-12-21 E-Edition

Bethpage Director of Technology Andrew Choi greeted students and adults at the Charles Campagne during a gingerbread house-making activity on Dec. 14.

Constructing holiday homes

First-grade students at Bethpage Union Free School District’s Charles Campagne Elementary School welcomed special guests on Dec. 14 during a gingerbread house-making activity. Each student had the opportunity to invite an adult in their life to join them for the seasonal gathering. The pairs were given their own gingerbread house kit along with glue, scissors and decorations. Superintendent of Schools […]

The Bethpage High School Varsity Golden Girls and Company Kickline earned first place at the season’s first Scholastic Kickline Championship competition on Dec. 9.

Kicking to first place

Kicking off the year on the right foot, the Bethpage High School Varsity Golden Girls and Company Kickline earned first place at the 2018-19 season’s first Scholastic Kickline Championship competition. The event was held on Dec. 9 at Nassau Community College. Dancing in four categories and earing placement in each, the team was first in both team performance and pom, […]

Support group for caregivers of people with brain tumors

NYU Winthrop Hospital will offer a support group for Caregivers of Individuals with Brain Tumors on the first Thursday of each month beginning January 3, 2019, and continuing on the following dates:  February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, and June 6, 2019.   Sessions will be held at 200 Old Country Road in Mineola, Suite 370, from 3:30 to […]

Art Expression Group for individuals with Parkinson’s

NYU Winthrop Hospital will offer an art expression group for people with Parkinson’s Disease on the first and third Friday of the month, at the NYU Winthrop Wellness Pavilion, located at 1300 Franklin Avenue, Suite ML-5 in Garden City.   The group will begin on January 4 and continue on the following dates: January 18; February 1 & 15; March 1 […]

Free musical performances at local libraries

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced that the Distinguished Artists Concert Series will host multiple performances throughout the month of January 2019 at local libraries throughout the Town. “The Distinguished Artists Concert Series provides free musical and dance programs for the enjoyment of our residents,” said Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Thomas Hand. “I encourage residents to take advantage […]

Town secures federal funds for job training programs

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced the availability of over $50,000 in Federal grant funds through the On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program for local businesses looking to expand their workforce, train employees, and return jobs to the community.  Under this program, the Town may partner with an eligible business and help defray costs (through wage reimbursement of up to 75% […]

Representing one of the local employers honored at ACLD’s 2018 Employment Recognition Breakfast is Jay Rosenbaum (right) from Rosenbaum Design Group Architecture, who was named ACLD’s Employer of the Year. Mr. Rosenbaum is pictured with Russell Neustadt, a Mail Clerk (left) at Rosenbaum Design Group Architecture. Mr. Neustadt received the ACLD’s PACE Award.

Local resident honored by ACLD

Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities (ACLD) recently held its 33rd annual Employment Recognition Breakfast at The Heritage in Bethpage, where several people with disabilities, as well as employers that support their employment, were honored with different awards. Among those honored was Russell Neustadt of Plainview, a Mail Clerk at Rosenbaum Design Group Architecture in New Hyde Park, who […]

Student athletes make college commitments

On Dec. 11, eight Bethpage High School seniors declared their commitments for fall 2019 by signing national letters of content to continue athletic careers at the collegiate level. Joined by Superintendent of School David Schneider, Director of Athletics John Franchi and Principal Nicholas Jantz as well as their coaches, parents and siblings, the seniors made their future paths in college […]

Please clear snow from fire hydrants this winter.

“Adopt A Hydrant” this winter

Before the brunt of the winter hits, the Plainview Water District (PWD) is reminding residents of an important responsibility and civic duty: keeping fire hydrants clear. Ensuring hydrants remain free of snow and other winter debris at all times will save first responders precious moments when responding to an emergency situation. “Winter is upon us, so we are taking this […]