2021-04-30

Homecoming prince Nicholas Roselli, homecoming princess Natalie Brook Chua, homecoming queen Alexandra Sweeney and homecoming king Daniel Hoang.

Homecoming traditions live on at Division Avenue High School

Blue Dragon pride was on full display during Division Avenue High School’s annual homecoming football game and festivities on April 17. Although there was no homecoming parade this year, the pandemic could not stop the Division Avenue community from cheering on their team and honoring members of the Class of 2021 during the eventful day. With health and safety protocols […]

Hempstead Town Clerk Kate Murray personally delivered William Quigley’s tax returns to his Levittown home on April 12. William took advantage of the Town of Hempstead VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program, which provides free tax preparation assistance to seniors throughout America’s largest township.

Town offers tax prep assistance

Third grader Fahad Sulman with his red and yellow robot.

Robo-math at Summit Lane Elementary School

Third graders from Summit Lane Elementary School in Nicole Wolfe’s remote class recently engaged in a creative project which correlated to their unit on quadrilaterals. The students studied and classified quadrilateral shapes such as parallelograms, trapezoids, rectangles, rhombuses and squares. They then cut out the shapes and glued them onto construction paper to create their own robots at home. Afterward, […]

four men with shovels planting a tree

Town, Hicksville FD plant trees in Hicksville

The Town of Oyster Bay recently joined with Councilman Tom Hand and Councilman Lou Imbroto and members of the Hicksville Fire Department to plant trees in honor of Earth Day. The trees planted at the event replaced trees along Levittown Parkway in Hicksville that had fallen in recent storms. “Happy Earth Day! I am delighted to announce that the Town continues […]

Tom Kiley and Chuck Mansfield

Levittown resident details undefeated season in new book


The year was 1961, and it was the junior season for Tom Kiley, on the Chaminade High School football team. The team had been working hard on in the offseason, preparing for the upcoming schedule, never imagining they’d become the school’s first undefeated and untied team. “It was truly a magical ride that season,” said Kiley, who played at tackle […]

Senior members of MacArthur’s cheerleading team, color guard, football team, kickline team and marching band were recognized with their loved ones before the homecoming game.

A senior salute and homecoming win for the MacArthur Generals

School spirit was in the air outside of General Douglas MacArthur High School in the Levittown Public Schools on April 17. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the school hosted its annual homecoming football game and celebrated its seniors on the football field with safety measures in place such as mask wearing. Prior to the anticipated game against the Carey Seahawks, a […]

Town honors environmental poster contest winners

To raise awareness of pollution and its impact on Mother Nature, the Town of Oyster Bay invited 4th and 5th grade students to participate in a poster contest with the theme ‘How Plastic Pollution Harms Our Waterways.’ Appropriately on Earth Day, Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, Councilwoman Michele Johnson, Councilman Lou Imbroto and Town Clerk Rich LaMarca honored the top three […]

Greater LI Running club donates to police family in need

Suffolk County Police Officer Eric Dorfman and his family have had a very rough time of it lately, and the Greater Long Island Running Club and David Lerner Associates were very happy to be able to help them out with a $2500 check from their joint Police Crisis Fund. The Fund is 100 % financed by the annual David Lerner […]

A great day for spring planting

East Street students dig Earth Day

Students at East Street School, part of Hicksville Public Schools, prepared for Earth Day by tending to the school’s garden and livening the playground with chalk art. Mrs. Ferrara’s fourth grade class planted lettuce, radishes and pansies in raised garden beds donated by the Nassau County Soil and Water District. The fourth graders listened to the book, “Up in the […]

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin (4th right) and Councilman Dennis Dunne, Sr. (5th left) presented Citations to Island Trees High School student-athletes who were named in the Newsday Top 100, including Nick Cardinali (Soccer), Casey Papp (Soccer), Ryan Mastropaolo (Football), Matthew Zerbarini (Boys Cross Country), Allison Vertizan (Basketball), Joe Imbro (Soccer) and Madison McCormick (Soccer and Basketball). Also attending were Island Trees High School Principal Nicholas Grande and Athletic Director Sean Burns.

Island Trees celebrates top athletes