Tri-County Vendor Arrested for Selling Fake IDs
A flea market vendor was arrested at Tri-County in Levittown last week for allegedly creating and selling phony identification cards/documents. According to District Attorney Denis Dillon's office, police arrested a 24-year-old male, a resident of Flushing, Queens, and charged him with one count of forgery in the second degree, a class D felony punishable by up to seven years in prison.
American Legion Hosts Americanism Awards Night
American Legion Post 1711 hosted Americanism Awards Night at Legion Hall in Levittown last weekend, March 1. As explained by Post Commander Bill Hynes, who opened the ceremony, the purpose of the evening was to honor ordinary citizens for their extraordinary contributions to the community, whether local or at large. Many of the awards focused on contributions made by individuals or groups following the attacks of Sept. 11 and recognized bravery and strength.
Annual Volunteer Firefighters Championship and Handicap Tournament
Attention all volunteer firefighters: the 43rd Annual Volunteer Firefighter's Bowling Tournament for the Championship of Nassau and Suffolk Counties is scheduled for Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. Only volunteer firefighters and exempt firefighters are eligible to bowl in this tournament.
Lady Dragons Qualify for Playoffs
As February rolled around, the girls varsity basketball team at Division Avenue High School was confronted with crosstown rival MacArthur High School. Both teams entered the game needing a victory to secure a playoff spot. The game turned out to be a hard-fought battle that found the Dragons and the Generals tied at 24 points apiece at halftime. Christina Buckley hit back-to-back three-pointers to end the third quarter and spark a 9-2 run that put the Blue Dragons ahead to stay. Danielle Bacon had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the year. This 52-48 victory clinched a playoff spot for the Dragons for the eighth time in the last nine years.
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