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Letter: Thank You

 

This letter serves as a sincere thank you and acknowledgment for all the support shown and generous donations for our Annual Bazaar of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 5253, Albertson from the following sponsors:

1-800-FLOWERS, New Hyde Park

 

Albertson Electric, Albertson

 

Bertucci’s Restaurant, Westbury

 

Best Yet Market, New Hyde Park

 

Costco, Westbury

 

Cuttin’ Club, Williston Park

da Angelo Restaurant, Albertson

 

Dalton Funeral Home

 

Dominick’s Deli, New Hyde Park

 

Mitch & Toni’s Bistro, Albertson

 

New Hyde Park Funeral Home, New Hyde Park

 

Park Funeral Home, Garden
 City Park

 

Pea Pod Online Delivery service, www.peapod.com

 

Roslyn Heights Funeral Home, Roslyn Heights

 

Sedona Court Salon, Albertson

 

Solomon Jewelers, Albertson

 

Tiara Beauty Salon, Williston Park

 

Uncle Bacala’s, New Hyde Park

 

Weigand Funeral Home, Williston Park

 

A special thank you to V.A.R. Home Improvements, New Hyde Park for providing us with the grand prize, a 42 inch television.

 

All proceeds from this successful bazaar will be used for helping both active military and veterans and their families.

 

Marietta DiCamillo and Marianna Wohlgemuth

News

The debate over New York State Common Core standards continues, with students from local school districts showing a mild resistance to the exams.

 

According to the New York State Allies for Public Education, 39 students in the Herricks School District opted out of the English exam, while 74 did not take the math test. For the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District, 17 students did not take the English test while 18 refused to take the math test.

At the Oct. 17 meeting of the Herricks Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Bierwirth discussed the recent investigation of students who have been illegally attending school in the Herricks School District, despite living in outer areas. Bierwirth said that 14 prospective cases were investigated and eight students were forced to leave the district.

 

Board of Education President James Gounaris said weeding out students who are attending school in Herricks under false pretenses is boiled down to one fact: it takes away valuable resources from the children of tax-paying members of the community.


Sports

The Sewanhaka Indians varsity football team hosted Elmont Spartans on Saturday, Oct. 18 in its final home game of the regular season. 

 

It certainly did not go as the Indians had hoped, falling 18-8, in a mistake filled game. Head coach George Kasimatis said the Indians had their chances, but kept digging themselves into a hole with mental mistakes on both sides of the ball. 

 

Playing from behind, senior running back Brenton Mighty was able to break free for a long touchdown run, to put the Indians on the board. 

Sewanhaka Indians Head football coach George Kasimatis told his team to expect a dogfight in this weeks game against the New Hyde Park Gladiators, and he was right after its 35-21 victory last week. 

 

“All the kids know each other really well, it’s always competitive when we play each other,” he said. 


Calendar

PTA Meeting - October 22

International Night - October 23

Halloween Dance - October 24


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