Hicksville – Jericho Rotary to host retired NYPD asst. commissioner

The Rotary Club of Hicksville – Jericho will hear a talk by retired NYPD Assistant Commissioner Kevin O’Connor at its meeting on Thursday, August 3. Asst. Comm. O’Connor will speak about “Raise the Age” legislation which is designed to address unfair punishment of youths as adults, especially those who commit non-violent crimes. The meeting will be held on Thursday, August […]

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Bethpage Water Dist. announces winners in poster contest

During a special ceremony at the Bethpage Public Library, the Bethpage Water District (BWD) announced the winners of this year’s water conservation poster contest. As part of an annual event, all the Bethpage Union Free School District community’s fifth graders were invited to design posters depicting different ways members of the community can conserve water. The contest serves as an […]

Town unveils field upgrades at Robbins Lane Park

The Town of Oyster Bay recently unveiled new athletic field upgrades at Robbins Lane Community Park in Jericho. As part of park improvements throughout the Town, the full artificial turf field was replaced at this facility, which includes setup for soccer and lacrosse for various age groups. “These important upgrades will enhance the playing experience and overall safety for young athletes […]

Arrest in Days Inn altercation

A Uniondale man was arrested at the Days Inn in Hicksville for allegedly choking his girlfriend during an altercation on Saturday, July 15th.  According to police, a female victim, 34, had a verbal dispute with her boyfriend that escalated and became physical at the Days Inn located at 828 South Oyster Bay Road.  Police say Damar Collins, 36,  grabbed the victim […]

Bethpage School Board Meetings

The Bethpage Board of Education has scheduled the following meetings for the month of August: Agenda Meeting – Tuesday, August 8 at  7:30PM Administration Building District Conference Room Regular Meeting –  Tuesday, August 29 at 7:30PM  Administration Building District Conference Room

Old Bethpage resident honored by Town for cancer initiatives

Ten years ago, Jennifer Biren, a resident of Old Bethpage, noticed there wasn’t a lot of support or funding for the Plainview-Old Bethpage Relay for Life initiative. The initiative, which partners with the American Cancer Society, helps communities fight cancer through donations, fundraisers and other activities. “I saw at the time that there wasn’t a lot of support and that […]

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Bethpage school district purchases new bus

Bethpage school district has purchased a new 66-passenger Blue Bird gasoline powered school bus for the start of the 2023-24 school year. The district took delivery of the bus on July 20.  “We chose the Blue Bird bus to help us improve our student transportation services. The bus is more comfortable and quieter for the children, easier to maintain for […]