Levittown Teen Appears on American Idol
On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Kevin Covais belted out a version of Josh Gorban's You Raise Me Up that impressed American Idol judges so much they gave him the thumbs up onto the next round, narrowing the candidate pool to 48 contestants.
Levittown Library Board to Hold Budget Meeting March 1
The Levittown Library Board of Trustees will hold an open public meeting on the proposed 2006/2007 library budget on Wednesday, March 1 at 8 p.m. in the Community Room. The library budget vote and election of library trustee is scheduled for Tuesday, April 4. Voter registration is available in the district clerk's office at Levittown Memorial Education Center Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on any school day. Registration must take place at least seven days before the vote. The proposed budget will be mailed to Levittown School District residents in March. For more information call 731-5728 or visit www.nassaulibrary.org/levtown.
Island Trees Athletics
The Island Trees Girls' Basketball team clinched the Conference 4 title by defeating North Shore 42-34. Sophomore Valerie Ahrens and seniors Samantha Modik and Sarah Hess led the stifling defense which held North Shore 20 points below their season average. Freshman Meghan Biondolillo and senior Katie Tolan led the offense as they have all season. Other members of the conference championship team include seniors Lauren Mason and Dominique Witteck, juniors Beth Hughes, Meaghan Davis, Catie Hollett and Jamie Ruiz and sophomores Angelika Paskins, Alysha Ciaramitaro and Kristen Walsh. With wins over North Shore and Sewanhaka, the Lady Dawgs are currently 16-0 and are the lone remaining undefeated team on Long Island. The Lady Dawgs are ranked #2 on Long Island and #9 in New York State.
Levittown Little League (formerly Levittown West) will be holding additional registrations for the 2006 season. Registrations will be held on March 11 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Levittown Library Room A. For further information, contact the Levittown Little League hotline at 579-2532.
Levittown Chamber of Commerce Spotlight on Business