College Notes

The following local students were named to the Dean’s List at LIM College for the Spring 2021 semester. To be placed on the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.79. Kyra Ehrlinger of Levittown Brandon Feuerstein of Plainview Nicholas Porrazzo of Levittown was named to the President’s List at LIM College for the Spring […]

2021-11-12 E-Edition

Town of OB plans Fall Dek Hockey Jamboree

The Town of Oyster Bay invites families to watch the Youth Deck Hockey League Fall Jamboree and register for the Spring Season on Saturday, November 13th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Ellsworth Allen Park in Farmingdale. Dek hockey is a variation of traditional ice hockey, where the games are played sans skates on the ‘dek’ of an ice rink […]

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Hicksville students get in the Halloween spirit

Hicksville Public Schools students and staff celebrated Halloween across their buildings on Oct. 29. Many students dressed up in costumes and celebrated by participating in different Halloween crafts and activities in the classroom. Some classes decorated pumpkins and other students participated in Halloween-themed STEM projects. Elementary schools in the district held Halloween parades, where students marched outside of their buildings […]

Model Train Show to benefit Railroad Museum

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilman Steve Labriola today announced that Trainville Hobby Depot will host a Model Train Show on Saturday, November 20th and Sunday, November 21st from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hicksville Community Center, located at 28 West Carl Street in Hicksville.  The Model Train Show includes operating model layouts coordinated by Trainville […]

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New superintendent appointed for Levittown Public Schools

Todd Winch, who has worked as a teacher and administrator in the Levittown School district, will officially be sworn in as the new Superintendent of Schools in July of 2022. Winch, who currently serves as Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, will take over for Dr. Tonie McDonald, after her planned retirement at the end of the 2021-22 school year. The Board […]

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Watercolor artists of Oyster Bay

POB Hawks gather at nest for Homecoming

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District recently welcomed hundreds of fans, community members and alumni to enjoy the annual Homecoming parade, football game and halftime show. The day-long celebration began with representatives from all grade levels, accompanied by the Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFKHS) marching band, marching their way to the high school football field. “It’s wonderful […]

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Hicksville’s Marching Band takes first place at championship

On October 31st, fifty-two bands performed at the NYSFBC Championship in Syracuse at the Syracuse University Carrier Dome. Hicksville Public Schools won first place, with a score of 85.60, in the division for Large School 3 New York State Field Band Competition Show. This 1st place award demonstrated all the hard work and commitment the Hicksville Marching Comets have made […]

AP Scholars in Hicksville High School

More than 125 current and former students from Hicksville High School earned the designation of Advanced Placement Scholars for excelling on their 2021 AP exams. Congratulations to the following students on achieving this honor:  AP Scholars with Distinction Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or […]