Barbara Berkowitz New School Board Vice President
''I really care about this community,'' says Barbara Berkowitz, the board of education's new vice president. With commitment and with passion, she has been proving this point for many years. An active parent in the school system since 1986, she came on the board in 1992, and was sworn in as vice president this summer. Come September, Ms. Berkowitz anticipates a very full plate for the school board, addressing such top priority issues as a new policy manual and the upcoming search for a new superintendent of schools.
More Cohan Variances Set
The Kings Point zoning board has set the stage for final approval for requested variances at the site of the historic George M. Cohan property. At the end of the Aug. 10 zoning board meeting came the announcement that resolutions granting the variances for parcel one at 100 Kings Point Road and the parcel across the road at 99 Kings Point Road were to be prepared for the Aug. 30 meeting. Additionally, at that time, the board will also address the variances for parcels two and four (at 100 Kings Point Road).
North High Boys Track 2000 Recap
The 1999 season saw the North High boys track team compile a 1-12 record in conference play with 16 members. The 2000 edition saw an improvement of 7-6 in the conference and 21 members. North ended the season at the State Qualifiers held at Kings Point. North qualified three members of the team. Senior Brandon Yankowitz in his first season qualified for the five-event pentathlon. Other qualifiers were freshman Dustin Emrani and sophomore Eddie Byrnes. Yankowitz's first event was the 110m hurdles.
Kings Point USMMA Sports Wrap-Up
The Academy's lacrosse team posted their fourth-consecutive winning season, finishing the 2000 season with a record of 8-5, and a 6-1 mark in the Knickerbocker Lacrosse Conference. The Mariners clinched the inaugural Knickerbocker Lacrosse Conference Championship, and earned a bid to the 2000 ECAC Division III Metro New York/New Jersey Championships.
The Trek Back to College
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