Who Was Lieutenant Kevin W. Donnelly
Born to Irish Catholic parents some 43 years ago, Kevin W. Donnelly became a lieutenant in the New York City Fire Department, Ladder Company 3. He along with 342 other firefighters died in the collapse of the World Trade Center, Sept. 11, 2001. A Memorial Service was held for Lieutenant Donnelly on Oct. 6, 2001 at St. Francis de Chantal. His body was found Tuesday, March 12, 2002 and he was buried at the Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury on Monday, March 18, with a lone fire department piper playing Amazing Grace in the distance. Ironically, Kevin was buried the day after St. Patty's Day, his favorite holiday.
Supermarket to Open in Levittown Area
Back when plans were underway to construct a Target Greatland in the Island Trees vicinity of Levittown, on the corner of Wantagh Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, additional plans were in the works to construct some retail stores closer to the corner of the two roads, in the same area as Target. In recent months, plans have changed, and local residents who have driven by the site have surely noticed that construction has been taking place over the last several weeks. The land, once the site for a set of retail stores, is now scheduled to be occupied by a popular supermarket.
Division Wins Second Game of the Year
The Division Baseball team won its second straight game of the year with an 8-1 victory over Mineola.
Salk MS Eighth-Grade Girls Basketball Team
The Salk Eighth grade girls basketball team coached by E. Tuccillo and A. Atkins, finished their season with a record of 6-5. The highlights of the season included a victory over a talented Berner squad, and an exciting overtime victory over Woodland.
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