Thursday, 15 May 2014 00:00
MacArthur Senior Variety Show - May 15
Island Trees Senior Citizens Prom - May 16
"Doctor Dirty" At Governors - May 17
On May 15 and May 16, MacArthur High School seniors will take the stage, from 7-9 p.m., to perform in the school variety show.
Chorus and Orchestra students from Island Trees High School will be performing at 7 p.m., on May 15, inside the Island Trees High School auditorium, at 59 Straight Lane.
On May 16, senior citizens in the Island Trees school community are invited to boogie on over to the memorial middle school, from 6-9:30 p.m., for the annual senior citizen prom. Admission is $10. Please make checks payable to CAPIT, C/O Linda Rincon, 14 Mallard Rd, Levittown, N.Y., 11756
The next monthly meeting of the American Legion Post #1711 will be held at 8 p.m., on May 16 at 3123 N. Jerusalem Rd.
On May 16, join Donna Martini, wellness coach, author and Nassau County’s Lead Ambassador of Wellness, at 8 p.m. for this lecture on how the state your body is can be helping or hurting your potential to stay in the supernatural.
Come and discover how any existing negative energy within or around ourselves can be manipulated into its most positive form through the physical, mental and emotional
The lecture will be held at Levittown Hall, at 201 Levittown Parkway in Hicksville. Costs $10 for members of the Eyes of Learning and $15 for non-members to participate. No pre-registration required. For more information visit Martini’s website at www.donnamartini.com.
Saturday, May 17
On May 17, join comedian John Valby aka “Doctor Dirty” as he performs at Governor’s Comedy Club, located at 90 Division Ave. in Levittown. Doors open at 5 p.m., with the show starting promptly at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25-$55. Admission is for those aged 18 and over.
In celebration of National Emergency Medical Services week, the Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps. will be hosting an Open House on May 18, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Events will include free blood pressure screenings, ambulance tours, Vial of Life kits, membership drive, and so much more.
Children are also invited to bring a teddy bear to the first Teddy Bear Clinic, where they will learn basic first aid. Additional information available on the volunteer ambulance corps website at www.wlvacems.com.
On May 19, art students from Island Trees Memorial Middle School and High School will get the chance to showcase their work, at the Memorial Middle School, at 45 Wantagh Ave. in Levittown, from 7-8:30 p.m. For more details on the art expo call 516-520-2157.
Levittown Homemaker’s Day Chapter invites the public to join in for “Gift Card Bingo” on May 19 at 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall Post #9592, at 55 Hickory Lane in Levittown. Admission is $7 and includes light lunch, coffee, tea and cake. Chances on beautiful raffle prices will be available. More info: Jo McDonagh at 516-520-4601.
Whether you reside in the Island Trees or Levittown school districts, on May 20, registered voters can cast their ballots on the school budget. Levittown currently proposes a $198.7 million, which comes with a 1.62 increase in the tax levy. Island Trees is proposing a $59.6 million budget, which comes with no tax levy increase this year.
On May 21, Division Avenue High School will hold its 14th annual student art show, from 5-8 p.m.
The next general meeting of the Levittown Chamber of Commerce will be held on May 21, from 6-8 p.m. at Domenico’s Restaurant, located at 3270 Hempstead Tpke. There will also be a presentation of scholarship awards.
The next meeting of the Levittown Public School District PTA Council will be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 22, at the Levittown Memorial Education Center at 150 Abbey Lane in Levittown.
From May 22-May 26, the Levittown Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Memorial Weekend Festival behind the Tri-County Flea Market on Hempstead Tpke. in Levittown.
There will be food, rides, games and fun for the whole family.
The festival will be open Thursday and Friday from 5-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 12-11 p.m., and Mondays from 12-9 p.m. Parking and admission are free to the public.
On May 24, the Island Trees Soceer Club will host its 33rd annual Memorial Day festival. Open to boys and girls intramural teams only, the event features a total of five games that will be played throughout the day. No standings will be kept and no guest players are permitted. Every player who competes in the soccer club’s Memorial Day festival will receive a trophy.
With the abuse of opioids such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and heroin growing at alarming rates, too many people are dying from it. On May 22, learn what to do in case of an overdose and how to administer the life-saving overdose reversal agent called Naloxone.
The event starts at 7 p.m. inside the YES Community Counseling Center, at 152 Center Lane in Levittown.
Meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the council headquarters, 3581 Jeffries Rd., Levittown, at 8 p.m. The newly renovated meeting hall is also available for party rentals. Call 516-735-1724 for rentals.
The object of “Faith on Tap” is to address concerns of people in their 20s and 30s on issues of faith and morals, which have an impact on the lives of individuals, families, local communities and society at large. 7 to 9 p.m. on the last Monday of the month at the Wantagh Inn, across the street from the Wantagh railroad station. Admission is free. Call 516-378-0665. Not held in December, May, June, July or August.
OA meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 474 Wantagh Ave., Levittown. A 12-step group for compulsive eaters. Call 516-794-1333.
Homemakers Club Levittown Day Chapter meeting from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays at the VFW Hall Post #9592, Hickory Lane, Levittown. Call 516-579-4420.
Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00
The smell of pine, wood and scented candles greet customers with a sense of home as they cross the wooden threshold to the Amish Craft Barn in Seaford. There they will find dolls, birdhouses, quilts, ceramic turkeys, hand-painted Christmas trees, oak furniture and other seasonal and holiday tchotchkes.
Massapequa natives Frank and Pam Hoerauf started The Amish Craft Barn & Gift Shoppe 20 years ago after an inspiring visit to Pennsylvania.
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00
While parking around LIRR train stations is typically a challenge, even on a regular work day, the holidays create more of a struggle for commuters in search of parking spots. LIRR spokesman Salvatore Arena said that ridership between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day increases by at least 10 percent; last year it was by 12 percent. Though the MTA is adding more trains to the schedule, that doesn’t ease the parking situation, which is operated not by the LIRR, but by individual municipalities in each town.
“Every station is different,” Arena said. “A good part of our parking is in the hands of the locality. They set the rules essentially.”
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00
The Island Trees Cross Country teams continue their improvement in 2014. This year the girls’ team has a record of 8-2 and with their victories over Clarke and Wheatley High Schools, they clinched the Division Championship for the first time in Island Trees High School history.
The girls are led by senior Captain Angela Brocco who has been rewriting the girl’s record boards. Brocco set the school record for the Warwick Valley 5000 meter course on Sept. 20.
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00
This season the Girls’ Varsity Soccer Team at Division Avenue has the rare ability to fill every position on the field with a member of the senior class. All 11 seniors have made contributions to the success of this year’s squad.