Chamber Holds 41st Annual Installation Dinner Dance
As Dr. Jacklyn Nogan was installed for her third term as president of the Levittown Chamber of Commerce, she and the board took the opportunity to honor members of the community who have distinguished themselves in the past year.
Levittown West Little League Celebrates 50 Years as a Chartered Program
This year marks a very significant anniversary for the Levittown West Little League as it celebrates 50 years as a chartered Little League Program. This Golden Anniversary also celebrates 50 years of dedicated service to the youth in the local community. Currently led by President Glen Brannigan, the program has been put together on the fields of Red Wing Park. "We have only one mission at Levittown West: To provide a fun and safe program that will promote sportsmanship, fair play and a rewarding and memorable experience for all children," said Brannigan. "With our group of caring and dedicated volunteers we will work hard to reach our goals and complete our mission. This year will prove to be an exciting and fun season for all as we pay homage to our wonderful past and prepare our youth for the future."
MacArthur's Nassau County Dual Meet Wrestling Champions
The MacArthur Generals have been crowned Nassau County's best dual-meet team.
Division Wrestlers Make Their Mark in Qualifying Tournament
On Saturday, Feb. 10, the Division wrestlers demonstrated how hard work and dedication pays off by placing 12 of their 18 team members in the top five of their respective weight classes at the qualifying tournament. All 12 "All-League" wrestlers, along with the wrestlers who did not place worked quite hard during the year. Eight of the 12 who placed earned the opportunity to wrestle in the Nassau County Tournament, which will be held at Nassau Community College on Feb. 17 and 18. Fifth place finishers included juniors Dan Lanigan, Sean Fagan, freshman Luis Fernandez (with three wins and two losses) and eighth grader Chris Siraco (who has accumulated 18 varsity wins this season). Fourth place finishers and county qualifiers were juniors Joe Hoose, Bill Nobile and sophomore John DeGrace. Travis Chisholm, a senior, had a tough first match loss against the 189 lb. champion and tournament outstanding wrestler. He was able to recover and wrestled his way back to third place. Tournament finalists were sophomore Chris Hagmaier, juniors Steve Indelicato and senior Mark Russell who earned silver medals. Division's only gold medalist was junior Chris Bennett. Wrestlers Dan Phrsai, Vince Chiarelli, Joe Arcuri, Mike Davis, Jim Kinder and Phil Caccamo wrestled some impressive close matches although they were unable to place in the tournament.
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