2020-11-27

Senior forensics students at Bethpage High School participated in an interactive mock crime scene on Nov. 17.

Bethpage seniors get hands-on lesson in forensics

Senior forensics students at Bethpage High School participated in an interactive mock crime scene on Nov. 17. Forensics teacher Larry Portuese transformed the auxiliary gym into an Italian restaurant and staged a murder for students to solve, complete with bullet casings, crime scene tape and evidence markers. Mr. Portuese dressed in character as Antonio, the disturbed Italian restaurant owner who […]

Levittown couple weds

Plainview middle school students host virtual food drive


  In a normal year around the Thanksgiving holiday, students from the H.B. Mattlin Middle School in Plainview, would deliver food supplies to the Mid-Island Y JCC, across the street. Those plans were altered this year by the pandemic, so the students and teachers had to formulate a new plan to help feed Long Island’s less fortunate. Students used their […]

Police rescue man pinned under car

Nassau County Police saved a man who was pinned under his vehicle in Levittown. According to police, on Tuesday, November 17th at 9:40 a.m. a 43 year old male was working on his vehicle near the intersection of Hempstead Turnpike and Loring Road. Police say the victim put a jack under the vehicle and extended it to lift the vehicle […]

Free PPE kits for local businesses

Children in a classroom, with plastic guards around each desk

A Thankful Thoughtful Thursday

Students at Central Boulevard Elementary School in the Bethpage School District created gratitude-themed placements for local senior citizens to celebrate Thoughtful Thursday on Nov. 19. First through fifth graders read books about giving thanks, and then brainstormed what they are grateful for. They wrote messages of gratitude on the placemats, which will be laminated and sent to local nursing homes […]

Arson suspect sought in Hicksville fire

Nassau County Police detectives are seeking information related to an incident of arson which took place in Hicksville on Sunday, September 27th at 4:30 a.m. in Hicksville. According to detectives, Eighth precinct officers responded to a call for a fire alarm located at 350 South Broadway. Upon arrival Officers observed an active fire in the building and the Hicksville Fire […]

Town offers winter fitness classes

Town of Oyster Bay residents who are interested in maintaining or improving their levels of fitness over the cold and stagnant winter months will be able to register for the Town’s popular Co-Ed Fitness Classes. Classes are offered to individuals 18 years of age or older. “The Town is pleased to once again be offering these excellent fitness programs, which […]

Drug Takeback Day

Winter youth hockey program, league

Registration for the Town’s 2020-21 Winter Youth Ice Hockey Program and House League will take place on Wednesday, November 18th (5pm-8pm for Town residents only), Thursday, November 19th (5pm-8pm for Town residents only), Sunday, November 22nd (8am-12pm), and Monday, November 23rd (5pm-8pm) at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, located at 1001 Stewart Avenue in Bethpage. “The Town […]