Floral Park Man Arrested in Nationwide Child Porn Sting Operation
A Floral Park resident is among seven Long Islanders recently arrested as a result of a nationwide child pornography sting operation dubbed "Operation Candyman." The year-long sweep has already netted over 85 arrests throughout the United States and FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) officials say more are expected in coming months.
A Suburb in Crisis
Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi assembled a diverse panel of 13 experts, including moderator Dr. Arthur Miller, professor of law at Harvard University, to assess Nassau County's financial crisis during a free-form discussion aired live on WLIW 21 from Hofstra University last Tuesday night. As Suozzi listened on panelists, including former Republican candidate for county executive Bruce Bent, explored how one of the nation's wealthiest counties now finds itself on the brink of bankruptcy and what plans are being made to dig it out of its financial hole. Nassau County is a $2.2 billion enterprise that currently has a $428 million deficit. "We want to serve but we also need to save," Suozzi said.
District Sports Night Team Captures First
For the fifth year in a row, Sewanhaka High School captured the District Sports Night championship by a margin of .03. The team placed first in the scooter relay, over under relay and the obstacle course. Principal Lidowsky exclaimed, "Our advisors, Mrs. Leighton and Mrs. Forman, should also be proud not only of the first place win but also of the spirit and sportsmanship of our students." The team was particularly proud of their first place poster that represented the five schools piecing the American Flag together, uniting in peace.
No Limit Boys' Lacrosse Camp
Manhasset native and Long Island Lizard All-star John Gagliardi and his partner Paul Carcaterra are hosting the fourth annual Long Island No Limit Lacrosse Camp this summer. Their high performance camp for 7-17-year-old boys will be held at the Green Vale School in Old Brookville during the week of July 8-12. The 40-acre campus was chosen because of the pristine grounds, which include six large playing fields for lacrosse.
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