Residents Asked to Help Youngster Get a 'Second Chance'
Andrew Crisanti is a 13-year-old boy whose life has been severely affected by an intractable seizure disorder. He has suffered from seizures since the age of 4. The seizures have interfered with his ability to learn, socialize and cope with everyday life. He has been through many hospitalizations including two surgeries to implant a Vagus Nerve Stimulator to try to control the seizures. He has been on over 20 different medications. To this date, nothing has helped.
Supreme Court Reverses BZA Decision Regarding Church Proposal on North Village Green
Around this time last year, dozens of local residents gathered at a hearing of the Hempstead Town Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) to discuss their opposition regarding a possible church construction on the North Village Green in Levittown. The issue at hand was whether or not the BZA should grant a variance allowing the St. Thomas Malankara Orthodox Church to provide off-street parking for its membership. Two weeks later, the board announced its decision to not grant the variance. Last month, the NYS Supreme Court reversed the BZA's decision. Now the BZA is looking to once again have it reversed.
DAHS Lacrosse Players Sign Early With the University of Delaware
The Athletics Department at Division Avenue HS would like to congratulate James Davis and John Terrillion on signing their letters of intent to attend the University of Delaware. This past summer, both played on the silver medal winning Long Island Empire team.
MacArthur Wrestling Breaks Another Nassau County Record
The MacArthur Generals won their fourth consecutive Nassau County Dual Meet Championship this past weekend. No team has ever won four straight. The Generals defeated top-ranked Massapequa High School in the semi-finals. MacArthur hosted the event, which reached a capacity crowd. The Generals won seven out of 13 bouts winning by a score of 34 to 19. Sophomore Steve Delorenzo began the Generals' attack. Bruce Popko, Bill and Danny Calvacca, Ed Loscalzo, Sal Villante and Brian Scher all recorded wins. Ted Diamantis rallied to a 5-4 victory, defeating 2003 All County wrestler Dan Young in the 145 lb. weight class.
From the Desk of Senator Kemp Hannon
From the Desk of Assemblyman David G. McDonoough