Resident Aids in Fight Against Terrorism
Bone-chilling cold, often unbearable heat, lung-choking dust storms and the constant threat of enemy land mines and sniper fire are just a few of the challenges the son of two area residents is facing as he stands on the front line of the war on terror in Afghanistan.
Educator of the Year at Northside
In June, CHADD (Children Having Attention Deficit Disorder) of Nassau County presented Maria Meadows with the Educator of the Year Award at their monthly meeting. Meadows has taught first and second extended readiness classes at Northside Elementary School for the past 14 years. In addition, Meadows has been selected for inclusion in Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2002.
Blue Dragon Fourth Annual Golf Classic
Division Avenue High School's Blue Dragon Baseball will be holding its annual Golf Classic to support the baseball program on Monday, Aug. 19 (6:30 a.m. sign in, 7:30 a.m. tee off). Cost is $140 per person and includes breakfast, golf and cart, food, soda and beer on course; three-hour open bar (liquor, draft beer, wine, soda); BBQ after golf (London broil and chicken); great giveaways and trophies. Get your group together - women and singles are always welcome. For more information, please contact Glenn Darcy at 731-2032. Thank you for supporting Blue Dragon baseball.
GLIRC Third Annual Race to Benefit Nassau County Parks August 13
With heightened awareness of Nassau County's continued precarious financial situation, and the realization that Nassau's outstanding Recreation and Parks programs are "easy targets" that are likely to be shouldering a disproportionate share of the pain that is being caused by the situation, the Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC) has decided to once again organize Long Island runners to "give something back" to the parks.
Nassau as an Empire Zone