2021-03-05 E-Edition

Hicksville Middle School ‘Souper Bowl’

The Hicksville Middle School Student Council recently wrapped up its Souper Bowl fundraiser. Hicksville students, staff and families were asked to donate cans of soup and other non-perishable food items from Jan. 25 to Feb. 8. All of the goods collected were then given to Our Lady of Mercy in Hicksville. Since the food drive took place just ahead of […]

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Bethpage students study wolves of Yellowstone

Students Megan Rocco’s third grade science class at Central Boulevard Elementary School studied the effects of wolf repopulation in national and state parks. The students made models of Yellowstone National Park before and after the introduction of wolves, concluding that reintroducing them supported tree and grass growth, reinforced the riverbanks and supported the food web. They then used this model […]

Levittown Chamber Spotlight on Business

The Levittown Chamber of the Commerce would like to introduce what we would like to call an honorary member who did an extraordinary presentation at one of our meetings. The topic was “Protecting your Energy Levels During the Pandemic” with a presentation by Janine Friedman whose company is Choice Training and Coaching Solutions located at 280 Main Street in Farmingdale. […]

Car hits house in Bethpage

A car struck a home on Thorne Drive, Bethpage, on Monday, March 1st at 10:15 p.m. According to Nassau County Police, when they arrived at the scene the vehicle was stuck in the basement stairwell and the driver was unable to exit the vehicle. The Nassau County Police Department Emergency Services Unit responded and with the assistance of the Bethpage […]

5 POB students named Merit Finalists

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District is proud to announce five seniors at Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School have been recognized as finalists in the 66th National Merit Scholarship competition. The students—Elijah Blum, Ian Irushalmi, Ishaan Jhawar, Brian Lee and Dylan Rubin—are among just 15,000 students in the nation being considered for approximately 7,600 awards worth a total […]

Runners Edge Fun Run was cool and damp, but fun

An enthusiastic group of about 50 runners showed up at the GLIRC Clubhouse in Plainview on the morning of February 28th to continue – on a MUCH smaller scale – the annual GLIRC/Runner’s Edge Fun Run that has highlighted the last Sunday in February for decades. The runners picked their partners and their distances, most of them choosing an out-and-back […]

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Bethpage gets down to business

A Virtual Enterprise class from Bethpage High School placed in the top of Long Island schools and will advance to the regional round. Their simulated business is called SuperNova, which is a training app for high school athletes. In the four years since the school implemented the Virtual Enterprise course, this is the furthest a class has gone in the […]

Running Club donates $2000 to The Opening Word

The Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC) was happy to make a donation of $2000 to The Opening Word, a literacy program which teaches the English language and job readiness skills to immigrant women on Long Island, a population which is often underserved, undereducated, and/or underemployed.  The program launches many of the participants down the road to U.S. citizenship. The […]

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New doggie daycare focuses on a pet’s well-being 

A new pet care center that is opening up in Bethpage this month, focuses on three key metrics to enhance an animal’s well-being. Dogtopia, a national chain, which is opening its first location on Long Island, focuses on a pets need for exercise, education and socialization. “Exercise, education and safe socialization are the three primary components that make up the […]