Recognition for the Past, Changes for Future Discussed at BOE Meeting
The Levittown Board of Education had their first meeting of the new year at Levittown Memorial Education Center on Jan. 11. It brought with it recognition of four district students and staff members for extraordinary accomplishments, as well as plans of drastic change for the coming year, and beyond.
Police Audit Finds Misuse of Overtime in 8th Precinct
An audit of Nassau County's 8th Police Precinct by Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzman has found that, even after previous audits highlighted the problem, too many police officers are still assigned to clerical positions rather than patrol duties. The report also found high levels of overtime, extensive use of obsolete technology and the underutilization of 68 crossing guards.
Levittown Teen Makes It Big... Literally
Michael McCarthy of Levittown is not your average teenager. He is a 19-year-old graduate of Division Avenue High School in Levittown, and currently attends Nassau Community College. But there's something that separates him from the pack. For over a year, he has been competing in various bodybuilding competitions.
Registration for the 2006 Island Trees baseball season will be held on the following dates: 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.
From the Desk of Senator Kemp Hannon