Four Chaplains Ceremony Held at Levittown Community Church
On Feb. 4, American Legion Post 1711 hosted a service to commemorate the memory of the four chaplains who were killed when their ship was torpedoed during World War II. The service, held at the Levittown Community Church, marked the 44th anniversary of the sinking.
Attack on Levittown Teen 'Never Happened'
The alleged Jan. 27 attack on an 18-year-old MacArthur High School student never happened, according to Levittown Schools Superintendent Dr. Herman Sirois.
Island Trees Athletics
The girls' varsity basketball team won their second straight Conference Championship by defeating Roslyn 49-41. The game was close throughout, and with the score tied at 41 with two minutes remaining, Valerie Ahrens set-up Meghan Biondolillo for the go-ahead three-pointer. Island Trees never trailed again. Meghan Biondolillo led all scorers with 15 points and senior post players Meaghan Davis, Beth Hughes and Catie Hollett combined for 23 points and 28 rebounds. Angelika Paskins and Ashley Moore combined to hold Roslyn's leading scorers to just two points. Earlier in the week the Lady Dawgs defeated Great Neck North 60-41. Catie Hollett, Meghan Biondolillo and Angelika Paskins combined for 33 points to lead the offense, while Kristen Walsh and Alysha Ciaramitaro led the defense with three steals each.
MacArthur Boys Basketball Update
The MacArthur High School boys varsity basketball team is charging into the playoffs.