Rallying to Save Human Services
YOM Among Those Organizing Jan. 19 Protest of County Cuts
In an effort to try to save some of the funding being cut from the Nassau County Youth Board, the Mental Health and Welfare Council and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Addiction, the Human Service Coalition is planning a rally on the steps of the County Executive Building at 1 West Street at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 19.
A New Steward for Diocese
McHugh Replaces McGann as Bishop:
During a press conference last week, Bishop John McGann, head of the Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, announced that his resignation had been accepted by the Vatican and that Bishop James McHugh, who had been serving as coadjutor for the past year, would assume the position.
Ted Petersen JV Wrestling Tournament
The Ted Petersen JV Wrestling Tournament was held on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at the Island Trees Middle School. A heartfelt speech was given by Island Trees teacher and wrestling official Paul McCarthy about coach and friend Ted Petersen. "Coach Pete" was a man who cared for our youth and was a coach and teacher at Island Trees for 31 years. He was committed to the promotion of respect, fairness and good sportsmanship. In his honor, this event was created.
Levittown Sports Spotlight
George Roesemann, Division Avenue High School
The casual fan will see number 21 on the basketball court at a Division Varsity game, but they won't see him scoring on any dunks or long range three point shots, but to coaches, teammates, opponents and informed fans, that number belongs to George Roesemann who does all the little things that just help a team play its best.
Letter: In Defense of Councilwoman Kestenbaum
Letter: Clarification About the Levittown School District