Support the Terry Farrell Marrow Fund
Shortly after joining the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) in 1989, Terry Farrell, who lived in Hicksville, volunteered to be tested as a potential bone marrow donor. Farrell was part of a new program initiated by a fellow firefighter who had lost his sister from leukemia.
Two Hicksville Residents Fall Victim to West Nile
A 79-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man from Hicksville are the latest Nassau County residents to test positive for the West Nile Virus. So far this year there have been 12 reported cases of the virus on Long Island; seven in Nassau County and five in Suffolk County.
Pistone Leads Hofstra's Pride
Hicksville resident Marisa Pistone recently had two assists as the Hofstra women's soccer team, the Pride remained unbeaten with a 6-0 win over Stony Brook.
Juvenile Diabetes Walk September 29
More than 2,000 walkers representing Long Island corporations, families, schools and organizations are expected to mobilize on Sept. 29 for the 2002 Walk to Cure diabetes, the annual fund-raising event sponsored by the Long Island chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF). With walkers beginning from two separate locations, Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, and Belmont Lake State Park in Babylon, the chapter's goal is to raise a total of more than $1 million for research to find a cure for juvenile diabetes and its complications.
From the Desk of Legislator Edward Mangano
Hicksville Has Enough Storage Facilities