Local Memorial Day Festivities
The 2004 Levittown Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day), beginning at 10 a.m. Once again this year, the parade is being hosted by the Levittown American Legion Post 1711, with PPC Henry To serving as parade chairman. To has once again been working diligently to plan this event, which is one of the largest Memorial Day parades on Long Island.
Local Businesses, Schools to Be 'On Alert' for Crimes
With the recent influx of incidents of vandalism and malicious mischief that have accelerated in the community, the Levittown Chamber of Commerce and its board of directors have decided to take action. Many Levittown businesses have fallen victim to perpetrators of senseless acts to the tune of hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. In an effort to help stop, or at least bring awareness to, such criminal acts in the community, the chamber has initiated a new program, titled "On Alert."
Division Ousted From Playoffs
On Monday, the Dragons played the Clarke Rams in the second round of the county playoffs. Division found itself down 3-0 in the fifth inning when they got on the board with a booming sacrifice fly ball by pitcher Kevin Gerard to make it 3-1. In the seventh inning, the Dragon bats came to life when Dan Cooley lined a single, which was followed by another single by Dan DeVivo. With runners on first and second and no outs, Gerard sacrifice bunted to make it second and third, when Joe Cardone reached base on a catcher's interference to make it bases loaded. Catcher James Hickey then worked out a walk to score Nick Buccello to make it 3-2. Brian Chenicek then hit a sizzler to right to score Danny DeVivo, tying the score. With bases loaded and two outs, Garrett Douglas walked to score Cardone and gave Division the lead for the first time in the game.
IT Boys Pull Together in Stunning Victory
Just when it seems that the Island Trees U-17 Boys Soccer Team is out of miraculous finishes, they manage to pull off another one. This time, playing out east against a Sachem team that is currently in second place in Division 1, the boys hung on tough to win in a shootout. This win puts the boys in the finals of the Waldbaum's Cup, U-17 Major Division.
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