Friday, 03 May 2013 00:00
Students enrolled in Levittown’s Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center acquired 35 awards during the school’s annual showcase and competition. Orchestrated by the technical center’s teachers, this event provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their skills for prospective employers and colleges, as well as for family and district staff and administration.
During the showcase, students competed against participating schools’ students in the areas of architectural drafting, automotive service technology, carpentry, computer animation, cosmetology, culinary arts, electrical technology, graphic arts, medical assisting and police science. Spectators also enjoyed demonstrations that highlighted mock police arrests and forensic investigations, fantasy hairstyling, and food preparation and baking.
The following Levittown students won awards in their areas of competition:
John Amon – Second Place – Carpentry (Junior)
Victoria Antonacci – Second Place – Job Demonstration
Donato Antonelli – Second Place – Food and Beverage Service
Shujawodin Azizi – Second Place – Medical Assisting
Arthur Bain – Third Place – Police Science Skills
Amanda Blum – Second Place – Food Preparation Assistant
Marc Braun – Third Place – Job Demonstration
Brittany Bufinsky – First Place – Senior Evening Hairstyling
Shannon Cahill – Second Place – Action Skills
David Colletti – Third Place – 3D Visualization and Animation
Brittany Crivillaro – Second Place – CPR/First Place Aid
Joanna Dittrich – Third Place – Commercial Baking
Greg Donnelly – First Place – Graphic Communications
Shane Dwyer – Second Place – Graphic Communications
Brigid Fitzpatrick – Third Place – Food Preparation Assistant
Colin Gettings – First Place – Food Preparation Assistant
Rebecca Guerrero – Third Place – Senior Evening Hairstyling
Adam Jackson – Third Place – Graphic Communications
Victoria Jimenez – First Place – 3D Visualization and Animation
Brendan Kirk – First Place – Carpentry (Senior)
Helen Lopez – First Place – Action Skills
John Morales – First Place – Automotive Technology (Senior)
Lara Oliva – Second Place – Junior Evening Hairstyling
Stephanie Ponce – Third Place – Automotive Technology (Senior)
Carla Primiani – First Place – Food and Beverage Service
Rodolfo Ramirez – Third Place – CPR/First Place Aid
Danielle Roa – Second Place – Senior Nail Art
Brianna Roben – First Place – Medical Assisting
Nicholas Sanita – First Place – Automotive Technology (Junior)
Codin Simone – First Place – Graphic Communications
Tyler Smith – Second Place – Graphic Communications
Christina Talal – Third Place – Junior Evening Hairstyling
Julia Vargas – First Place – 3D Visualization and Animation
Lawrence Yip – Third Place – 3D Visualization and Animation and First Place – Job Demonstration
Saturday, 18 October 2014 00:00
Communities value their libraries, and at the Levittown Library, the library staff, in turn, truly appreciates their patrons. Employees at the Levittown Public Library, with a talent for knitting, demonstrate their commitment to the community’s teens by making “amigurumi”—small knitted or crocheted stuffed toys—for use in the reading program.
Friday, 17 October 2014 08:27
Who says you have to travel into Manhattan for a fun-filled evening of delicious food and drink? YES Community Counseling Center hosted its 7th Annual “A Taste of the Town”, featuring many of the South Shore’s finest culinary establishments. All proceeds from the event benefited YES, a non-profit community-based organization providing services to children and families in the community.
Friday, 17 October 2014 08:32
The Island Trees Squirts Rockets U-6 team met with town officials, Supervisor Kate Murray and Councilman Gary Hudes at the 2014 Island Trees Soccer Club Opening Day Parade and Ceremony held at Stokes Elementary School. Pictured also with the Rockets U-6 team is President Joe Badolato, Event Coordinator Keri Cinelli, Equipment Commissioner Chris Blum, Travel Commissioner Mike Rich, Vice-President Brian Fielding and Rockets U-6 Coach Gina Weyland.
Friday, 17 October 2014 08:31
With six second half goals, the Farmingdale State Rams men’s soccer team picked up a 6-0 conference victory over the Sarah Lawrence Gryphons on Oct. 11, to improve to 5-8-1 overall, 2-2-1 in the Skyline. The visiting Gryphons fell to 2-9, 0-5 in conference play.