Stories That Made Headlines in 2005
The following is a list of top stories, compiled by the editor, which occurred throughout 2005. Full stories can be obtained by logging onto www.antonnews.com and clicking on the Levittown Tribune archives.
Suozzi Begins Next Term as County Executive
Tom Suozzi continued his tenure as Nassau County Executive on Jan. 1, 2006, when he was sworn in for his second term. Amid speculation that Suozzi will eventually announce a run for governor, the Democrat spent New Year's Day at home in Glen Cove addressing the crowd who gathered at the Robert C. Finley Middle School.
Registration for the 2006 Island Trees baseball season will be held on the following dates: Wednesday, Jan. 11; 6 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14; 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Jan. 18; 6 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21; 9 a.m. to noon and Saturday, Jan. 28; 9 a.m. to noon. The registrations will be held at the Island Trees Middle School, located on Wantagh Avenue, just south of Hempstead Turnpike. Boys and girls who are interested in playing must be between the ages of 5-12. A copy of the child's birth certificate is required if the child is a new ball player to the league. For further information, contact the Island Trees Baseball League President Nick Sguigna at 735-1841.
She Keeps Tri-ing for a Cure
On May 21, 2006, local resident Mindy Davidson will compete in the Memphis in May Triathlon (an Olympic-distance triathlon - 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run) as part of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training program. She will continue her efforts to raise funds while training for this endurance event. Davidson is a local runner and triathlete. She is vice president of the Greater Long Island Running Club, secretary of Team Runner's Edge in Farmingdale and a coach for the Team in Training program. She is also a vocational rehabilitation counselor for Nassau BOCES.
Johnston Replies to Boland's Letter
Snyder Thanks Community for Support