Ackerman Starts the Year With Understanding
Introduced by both New York State Senator Michael Balboni and North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman as an outstanding leader, Congressman Gary Ackerman kicked off his annual holiday party at the United States Merchant Marine Academy with good cheer along with some sobering thoughts. Just re-elected once again, he will celebrate 24 years as a congressman, come March.
Governor-Elect Spitzer Names Balboni Homeland Security Chief
Governor-elect Eliot Spitzer has announced the appointment of Senator Michael Balboni to be Deputy Secretary for Public Safety, the senior security and law enforcement official in his new administration.
North High Sports: Blazer Briefs
The varsity girls basketball team is currently 3-4 following a 53-41 loss at Carle Place. senior Rachel Harooni led all Blazers with 19 points with Senior Samantha Blye chipping in eight. The Blazers were participants in the West Hempstead Tournament and split the two games with a victory against Glen Cove. All-Tournament honors went to seniors Julianna Taney and Samantha Blye and junior Liz Shapiro. Their first game after the break is Friday, Jan. 5 on their home court against Mineola.
South High Girls Varsity Club Fundraiser
On Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 8 and 9, the South High Girls Varsity (GVC) club hosted its 11th Annual Charity Fundraising Tournament. This is an event in which school spirit and competitive desires come together for the benefit of a local charity.
Congratulations to Our Very Own Senator Mike Balboni!
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