2019-08-23

2019-08-23 E-Edition

High grades for Bethpage schools

The Bethpage Union Free School District has been ranked among the Best School Districts in New York State with a No. 38 placement as recently published by Niche.com. The district also earned an overall grade of A+ as Charles Campagne Elementary School, Kramer Lane Elementary School and John F. Kennedy Middle School all received the same mark. JFK scored No. […]

Bethpage schools offer summer training to teachers

During the week of Aug. 5, the Bethpage Union Free School District welcomed Tim Keefe to Central Boulevard Elementary School for a workshop in the Responsive Classroom approach to education. According to its website, Responsive Classroom is an evidenced-based approach to teaching and discipline that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management and developmental awareness. The practice has been […]

New Eagle Scouts honored

Local officials were on hand at Levittown Hall recently to honor two local scouts, Ethan Rockitter and Ryan Talbot, on becoming Eagle Scouts.

Summer Reading Finale at Library

Local officials attended the Island Trees Library’s Summer Reading Finale program on August 9th.

Remembrance Ceremony planned for September 5th

The Town of Oyster Bay will hold a Remembrance Ceremony for the victims of the September 11, 2001 Attacks on America on Thursday, September 5th, beginning at 7 p.m. at TOBAY Beach. Additionally, at the ceremony, the Town will unveil the 9/11 Walls of Honor in memory of those with a connection to the Town who tragically lost their lives to […]

Levittown Chamber presents scholarship


Congratulations to Meghan T. Schroeder from Island Trees High School , Holly Dukacz from Division Avenue High School and Gabrielle Gately from General Douglas MacArthur High School. They are the recipients of the Levittown Chamber of Commerce $500 scholarship. The Levittown Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships each year to students living in the Island Trees and Levittown School Districts. For […]

County Legislator honors Purple Heart veterans

Legislator honored three local veterans on Wednesday, August 7, on the Anniversary of the Purple Heart Medal at a ceremony at the American Legion Post #1711 in Levittown. The honorees are: Peter C. Brock Peter proudly served in the US Marine Corps as an Infantryman from 1966 – 1968 during the Vietnam War. Peter suffered bullet wounds immediately upon arriving […]

Annual Bluefish Tournament Registration 

Registration is open for the 34rd Annual Bluefish Tournament, scheduled for Sunday, September 15th and held at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach, in Oyster Bay. “This all-day sporting event is open to anglers of all ages but space is limited, so sign up quickly,” Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino said. “This annual event that is beloved by […]