2023-08-04

Aleeza Mughal

HS student has research published in journal

Congratulations to Plainedge High School student Aleeza Mughal (class of 2023), whose research was just published in the Journal of Secondary Psychological Studies. Using Python coding she conducted natural language processing of tweets to explore individuals’ attitudes towards dentistry discovering that individuals had anxiety around dental procedures along with the high costs. From there she used the school’s access to […]

Dr. Robert R. Dillon

Dr. Robert R. Dillon

Dr. Robert R. Dillon (Bob), of Walden and Plainview,  passed peacefully on July 28, 2023, after experiencing medical complications following spinal surgery. He grew up in Bayside, Queens with his parents Marie and Martin, who predeceased him, and his 4 brothers (Matthew, Terrance, Dennis and Kevin) and sister, Maureen.  Although drafted by the Detroit Tigers out of Loyola High School […]

high school students on campus tour

Levittown high schoolers travel to college campuses

A group of students from Division Avenue and General Douglas MacArthur high schools in the Levittown Public School District took a trip to several local colleges and universities from July 24-26. Students entering 10th to 12th grades who took the trip alongside volunteer chaperones were excited to get a taste of their future educational endeavors. Their first stop was the […]

children and adults with dog in classroom

Therapy dogs are a hit at summer program

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New car chargers installed at POB Public Library

Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) joined with the leaders of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library on Wednesday, July 26 to celebrate the grand opening of the facility’s newly installed electric vehicle chargers. The completion of this new public amenity comes at a time when Nassau County residents and drivers across America are embracing electric vehicles at […]

Ben Tangney

New principal for Hicksville Middle School

At its July 26 business meeting, the Hicksville Board of Education appointed Ben Tangney as the district’s new middle school principal, effective immediately. Mr. Tangney has been the assistant principal at Hicksville Middle School since 2018.  The Hicksville educator and administrator said, “I am looking forward to my new role and responsibilities as well as continuing to develop the strong […]

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New water treatment facility removes contaminants

The Plainview Water District (PWD) recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the newly completed, state-of-the-art treatment facility that was specifically designed to remove emerging contaminants 1,4-dioxane, PFOA and PFOS from the community’s drinking water. Plant No. 2, located on Donna Drive, represents a $4.2 million investment into the community’s drinking water infrastructure that is capable of producing up to […]

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Levittown students get a Jumpstart on the school year

Elementary English language learners are engaged in hands-on activities while strengthening vital skills in Levittown’s four-week ENL Summer Jumpstart Program held at Levittown Memorial Education Center. Seventy-seven students entering first through fifth grades are enrolled in this year’s Jumpstart program, the highest in the program’s 23-year history. Students have fun in the summer weather with outdoor games that emphasize teamwork, […]

2023-08-04 E-Edition