Thursday, 19 June 2014 11:02
The Sewanhaka Central High School District Cosmetology Program recently competed at the Huntington Hilton Hotel, in Melville. Students from both the senior and junior program entered in the Long Island Teachers Guild Competition in the areas of senior styling, junior styling, hair color, mannequin styling and fantasy hair.
There were more than 200 student entries competing that evening in the presence of salon owners, parents, family members and school administrators. The Sewanhaka students excelled in four of the five categories capturing 10 awards in total.
The students competing against other comprehensive high schools (Valley Stream, Merrick, Sachem etc.) and BOCES academies from Nassau County to Suffolk County demonstrated that Sewanhaka’s program maintains a high level of instruction and the students are producing professional level and quality work.
— From Sewanhaka High School
Friday, 31 October 2014 00:00
Tammany Hall is an essential part of the vocabulary of New York City politics. For many, Tammany Hall and political corruption are synonymous. For others, Tammany Hall was a lifesaver tossed into the turbulent and unforgiving sea of 19th- and early 20th-century New York City. The author of a new book about Tammany Hall, Terry Golway, will speak about these complexities at the Wednesday, Nov. 12 meeting of the Irish Cultural Society of the Garden City area.
Golway’s book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics has been well received in book reviews. His talk will acknowledge the misgovernment of Tammany Hall with its creation of “Boss” Tweed as the very face of political corruption. But he will also argue that Tammany Hall was an influence on the progressive legislation which helped working people, the Irish among them, to form a vibrant middle class in the United States.
Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00
On Oct. 23, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the arrest of a Floral Park woman for stealing nearly $700,000 from a longtime employer, as well as more than $10,000 from a new employer, by writing herself checks drawn from company bank accounts.
Deborah Tangredi was arrested and arraigned on Oct. 23 before Nassau District Court Judge Joy Watson on the following charges: