Longstanding Volunteer Firefighter Tax Exemption Finally Settled at BOE Meeting
A special meeting was called by the Levittown Board of Education on Jan. 25, in addition to the previously scheduled planning session for that night, at Levittown Memorial Education Center. The only item on the night's agenda was to settle the long existing decision over the Volunteer Firefighter and Volunteer Ambulance Worker Exemption. The board approved the proposal by a slim margin of 4-3.
Assembly Republicans Push for Civil Confinement Legislation
The State Assembly recently reached an agreement on new, stronger protections from sex offenders. The new law, signed into law by Governor Pataki shortly thereafter, lengthens the amount of time sex offenders remain on the State's Sex Offender Registry.
Island Trees Athletics
The Island Trees Wrestling team defeated Plainedge 30-19 to win the league championship. The Bulldogs saved their best for the Red Devils, winning eight of 13 bouts. The team went ahead for good when senior Joe Ambrosio used a powerful double leg takedown to pin 4th-ranked Joe Minicci. Other winners were Matt Eberlein, Bryan Henriques, Dan Eberlein, Kris Kellam, Chris Coradini, Ever Reyes and Scott Smath. Thanks to all of the fans for supporting the team.
Levittown Central Baseball will be hosting its final 2006 spring registration on Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Levittown Library in Room A. There will be no late fees. Questions regarding registration, contact the director of your division: 4-year-olds, Tee Ball, Rookies (ages 4-7) - Contact John Cahill 233-5838 or Mike Martin 735-4125. Farms, Minors, Majors (ages 8-12) - Contact Dan Stripp 579-0156 or Rob Pappas - 731-1822. Seniors (ages 13-18) - Contact Joe Castrianni 742-4515 (Days Only). Sponsor a Team - Contact Chuck Lodato (516) 445-2369.
Incorrectly Listed for Unpaid Property Taxes
Firefighters Paved Way for Other Volunteer Organizations to Ask for Tax Deduction