Seven Seek Seats on Island Trees School Board
Election for board of education trustee positions in the Island Trees School District will be held on Tuesday, May 17 from noon-9 p.m. at Michael F. Stokes School. Incumbent Robert Condela is being challenged by Joseph Buda, while Paul Giambona, Sonia Meyer and Kenneth Rochon are running for the seat held by Ronald Tauss, who is not seeking another term. Incumbent Bernadette Bento is being challenged by Patricia Mahon. All terms on the Island Trees Board of Education are for three years.
World War II Veteran Graduates From C.W. Post
Seymour Schwartz says that his decision to earn a bachelor's degree in history - nearly 55 years after he first attempted the feat - was easily made. The 82-year-old Levittown resident had to keep up with his wife, Margaret, who has a bachelor's degree in computer science, a master of public administration degree and a law degree.
Island Trees High School Athletics
After two tough losses to Bethpage, the varsity baseball team came back with a vengeance by routing Bethpage. Pitcher Steve Perkowski tossed a complete game 7 hitter, striking out 5 and walking only 3. Senior Scott Sadowski had a huge game going 2 for 4 with 5 RBIs. Sadowski went "yard" with a grand slam in the 3rd inning to start the siege of Bethpage. Matt Acton went 4 for 5 with 2 RBIs and 4 funs scored. Freshman catcher Paul DelGiacco drove in 3 runs, including 2 doubles. Ilker Ucaner went 2 for 4 and Peter Marchelos also went 2 for 4 with 4 runs scored. Bryan Marksteiner, playing hurt, had an unbelievable day with the glove. Marksteiner had 10 assists including a diving play to his right which stunned the crowd at Bethpage. The Bulldogs travel to Great Neck North next for a crucial 3 game series. The League Championship and a playoff bid are the stakes in this showdown. It all comes down to 3 games.
Cantiaque Park Senior Men's Golf League
The weather is getting better but their golf scores are not. They had 44 golfers there, but collectively they only had 20 pars and Sean McGuiness was the only golfer to get as many as three. They also had one birdie by Jim Anderson on the par 4, 259 yard, first hole. Most of them did not care too much about the scores. It was a great golf day and they were happy to get out on the course again after the long and snowy winter.
The Kirks Support Mahon for Seat #2 in IT Election