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New Hyde Park/Garden City Park Presents Final Budget

Written by Margaret Whitely: mwhitely@antonnews.com Friday, 18 May 2012 00:00

Board presents math and science student awards

At the outset of the last New Hyde Park/Garden City Park School Board meeting, the board took time out to recognize math and science students.

The following Math Enrichment students presented their projects:

Grade 4-Gabriel Wong, of the Manor Oaks School.

Grade 5-Nicole Joseph, of the New Hyde Park Road School.

Grade 6-Danielle Schwartz, of Hillside Grade School.

 

Annie Opens To Enthusiastic Standing Ovation

Written by Whitney McGree Friday, 11 May 2012 00:00

Annie to run for two more weeks on Herricks stage

It is really hard to dispute the fact that John Hayes is the best director of community theater on Long Island. For the past 40 years he has been a director and for the past 37 years for the Herricks Commuity Players.

This production of Annie reflects the multi-talent of Hayes, as he is able to navigate this entire cast on and off the stage to their assigned positions as if they were one. He is a true genius and that is exactly why every one of his shows is an undisputed hit.

 

David DelSanto To Seek Re-election To New Hyde Park Board

Friday, 11 May 2012 00:00

Incumbent to run unopposed for school board position

(The following was submitted to the Illustrated News by school board candidate David DelSanto)

On May 15 David DelSanto will seek re-election to a third term as a trustee for the New Hyde Park/Garden City Park Board of Education.

In addition to the seat he now holds he is also one of the two New Hyde Park/Garden City Park representatives on the Sewanhaka Central High School Board of Education.

 

Helen Lewandowski To Run For New Hyde Park School Board

Friday, 11 May 2012 00:00

Will vie for seat occupied by Frank Miranda

(The following was submitted to the Illustrated News by school board candidate Helen Lewandowski)

Helen Lewandowski, known to her friends and community neighbors as Lynn, is running for a seat on the New Hyde Park/Garden City Park Board of Education.

She strongly believes that everyone in the community must step up, get involved with their ideas, energy and expectation and is committed to helping the children become lifelong learners fostering their academic, social and emotional skills to become contributory members in a diverse society.

 

SPECIAL REPORT: THE FIRST OF A THREE-PART SERIES: Just One Pill

Written by Ronald Scaglia: rscaglia@antonnews.com Friday, 04 May 2012 00:00

Forget dealers—new generation of addicts goes straight for the medicine cabinets

The 10th-grader selected her favorite color. It was a very simple task that she and most young people have probably done countless times before. However, this time, the stakes were never higher. She was not choosing a color for a blouse, a cell phone case or curtains for her bedroom. Instead, she was selecting a pill from a menagerie of narcotics that her peers had brought to a “pharm party” – an alarming and frightening phenomenon that’s been making a comeback among teenagers throughout Long Island.

 

Don’t Expect Airplane Noise To Quiet Anytime Soon

Written by Margaret Whitely: mwhitely@antonnews.com Friday, 04 May 2012 00:00

Weather, wind, availability determines routes

After a long, grueling night of reports given by experts on local airport flights, Dave Siewert and Robert Grotell, the residents of the areas affected by extreme airplane and helicopter noise were not very encouraged.

The members of the Town Village Aircraft Safety and Noise Abatement Committee (TVASNAC), at a previous meeting, asked Siewert, who is in charge of John F. Kennedy (JFK) airport tower operations, to collect information on runway operations and selections for a 30-day period.

 

Frank Miranda Seeks Re-Election To School Board

Friday, 27 April 2012 00:00

States two percent tax cap is most important issue

New Hyde Park/Garden City Park School Board Trustee Frank Miranda has announced that he is running for re-election in the May 15 school board election.

Miranda has lived in the school district for 20 years and has held a position as school board trustee from 2004 to 2007 and from 2011 to 2012.

 

Kevin Dunn To Run For Herricks School Board

Friday, 27 April 2012 00:00

Retired New York City firefighter to run for office

Kevin Dunn, a 50-year Williston Park resident and graduate of Herricks High School, has announced that he is running for the office of Herricks School Board trustee.

Dunn, a retired New York City Fire Department lieutenant and graduate of Nassau Community College also served on the Williston Park Village Board as trustee from 2006 -2010.

 

Treading Water: Pros And Cons Of Fracking

Written by Pat Grace: pgrace@antonnews.com Friday, 20 April 2012 00:00

Panelists split on environmental protection vs economic development

The two couples sat at opposite sides of a small table but couldn’t be farther apart.

Nancy and Tom Schmidt represented the Independent Oil and Gas Association (IOGA) of New York on the panel discussion about hydrofracking organized by the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Port Washington/Manhasset on March 22 at the Manhasset Public Library. The Schmidts believe hydrofracking is safe and necessary.

 

Hassan Throws Hat In Ring As Herricks School Candidate

Friday, 20 April 2012 00:00

Long Island Grid/Power executive to run for school board

(The following biographical information and statement was provided by candidate Hassan.)

Brian Hassan, of Albertson, a 35-year school district resident, has announced he is going to run for Herricks School board trustee.

Hassan is a senior account executive at National Grid/ Long Island Power Authority where he has worked for 26 years. He is a graduate of Chaminade High School and received a BSEE degree from Brooklyn Polytechnic University.

 

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