Residents Honored at Community Recognition Night
The Levittown School District held its fifth annual Community Recognition Night at the Levittown Memorial Education Center on March 15. This event was established to honor those members of the community who go above and beyond to make the Levittown area a better place.
Hempstead Turnpike Revitalization Has Begun
For all those wondering what the black tarps hanging in the median on sections of Hempstead Turnpike mean, think back to over three years ago when those representing Levittown on the state level first announced a plan for revitalizing the three-mile stretch of the turnpike that runs through Levittown.
Island Trees Sports
In their final game of the season, the 7th grade Lady Bulldogs won an intense and action-filled game against Bethpage. Lauren Mason played her best game of the season. Mason did an outstanding job running the point and controlling the pace of the game. Mason's shot was on fire and she totaled 10 points for the team. From below the board, Kate Tolan and Sarah Hess did a terrific job pulling down rebounds. Tolan had four points, Hess totaled three. Jen Reno did a terrific job assisting the point and moving the ball, Jen scored three points. Also playing well at point was Jen Macaro who broke through the defense of Bethpage to find the open girl many times, Macaro had two points. Samantha Modik and Allison Amador also added a basket each. Dominique Witteck and Colleen Cunningham both did a tremendous job guarding Bethpage's fiercest offensive player. Elyse Aquirre, Maggie Pepitone and Leanna Andreu played well from under the board and grabbed many key rebounds. Kimberly Linneman, Meghan Sguigna, Michelle Topel, Liz Badolato, Stephanie Irving, Jessica Liguori and Melissa Donnelly all did an outstanding job from the top of the key. The team should be extremely proud of all their hard work, dedication and effort throughout the season. Each and every player deserves praise for their hustle and spirit.
Division Baseball News
The Division Avenue Dragons look forward to the beginning of the 2001 high school baseball season. Despite a poor showing in the county tournament last season, after coming in first place in league play, the Dragons have a lot to look forward to this season. This year's league is one of the most competitive leagues in the history of Nassau County high school baseball. This year's league consists of a very tough MacArthur team, who returns a lot of starters from last year's team; Garden City, who were the New York State Champs for the 2000 season, and who eliminated the Dragons from the county tournament last season; Wantagh, the 2000 county finalist, who won the state title in 1998; and a very overlooked Hewlett team, who played very tough last season and returns some key players.
Accomplished Levittown Women
Library Vote - April 5