Clavin Announces Candidacy for County Comptroller
"Nassau taxpayers deserve a taxpayer watchdog, not a lapdog," Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin of Garden City said as he announced his candidacy for county comptroller March 2. "While newspapers and other governmental jurisdictions continue to uncover scandals that Nassau's comptroller should have detected, Comptroller Weitzman has failed to manage the most rudimentary duties under his control."
Ferrara Nominated to State Workers' Comp Board
Governor George E. Pataki announced last week that he has nominated Assemblywoman Donna Ferrara (15th A.D.) to serve a seven-year term as commissioner of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.
Island Trees High School Athletics
Three Island Trees wrestlers made All-County at the Nassau County Individual Championship. Junior Joe Cusker (30-10) lost a tough 3-2 match in the semifinal and ended up with a fifth-place finish. Senior Juan Marin (32-10) finished off a brilliant senior season with a sixth-place finish. Senior Mike Cama (33-4) ended his career with a third-place finish in the county tournament. Mike Cama finished his career with 117 wins. The team will be looking to improve in 2005-06 as 11 of 13 starters return. The team also returns 21 wrestlers who placed sixth or better in the league. Coach Garcia and Coach Paletta will be working hard in the off-season to get the team ready.
MacArthur Wrestling Named NC Champs: Five Year Dominance Continues
For the fifth straight year the Generals won the Nassau County Tournament. The Generals ran away with the tournament defeating second place Uniondale by 100 points. MacArthur placed 12 wrestlers and crowned four individual champions. Mike Daly, 96 lbs., Dan Calvacca, 135 lbs., Billy Calvacca at 140 lbs. and Brian Scher, 189 lbs., were all crowned Nassau County Champions. The boys will represent Nassau County in the New York State Championships at the Pepsi Arena in Albany, New York. Billy also received the Outstanding Wrestler Award for the County Tournament. This prestigious award is voted by all of Nassau's coaches.
Booth Thanks IT School Board, Residents
Clarifies Stance on Holiday Crafts