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Arrest Turns Violent

Nassau County Police with the second precinct recently arrested a 25-year-old Levittown woman on allegations of assault. 

On Aug. 16, police responded to reports of two people fighting along Ponder Lane. According to police, an investigation determined that the defendant Theresa A. Signoriello assaulted a 24-year-old female. The victim has a valid order of protection against Signoriello, which she violated.

As officers attempted to place Signoriello under arrest, she began flailing her arms refusing the officers to handcuff her. After securing the defendant in cuffs, police said she continued to resist arrest by kicking at the officers and refusing to walk.

Detectives report that Signoriello lifted both her legs while being escorted to the patrol car, causing her to fall face down. The officers were forced to lift the defendant by her legs and arms to carry her to the car. Police said Signoriello also spit in an officer’s face, before kicking him in the legs and biting his hand, causing lacerations to his fingers. The officer was treated and released from a local hospital. The defendant was treated for minor scratches to her chin. During the arrest processing, Signoriello also made verbal threats towards the arresting officers.

 

Signoriello was arraigned on Aug. 17 on the charges of second degree assault, third degree assault, resisting arrest, aggravated criminal contempt and second degree aggravated harassment. 

News

Firehouse Subs announces the grand opening of its first Long Island location in Levittown on Oct. 17. The award-winning fast casual restaurant chain is famous for serving premium meats and cheeses steamed piping hot and piled high on a toasted sub roll, which is served “Fully Involved” with fresh produce and condiments. Founded by former firefighting brothers, the restaurant’s firehouse décor is based on the founding family’s decades of fire and police service, and the new location is decorated with firefighter memorabilia from the Levittown Fire Department.

Despite the national media attention about Ebola in recent weeks, there is one virus that is actually affecting Long Islanders, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), with one of the first cases identified in North Hempstead on Sept. 18 and a recent case on Oct. 15 in Suffolk County, which school officials called for the closing of school, as a health precaution. 

 

The Levittown School District has been vigilant with the increase of cases in general. “We are continuing to implement the precautions provided by the health department and the CDC,” said Levittown School District Assistant Superintendent for Administration and Personnel Darlene Rhatigan. “We are also reminding students and staff to be mindful of the importance of proper hygiene including frequent hand washing.”


Sports

 

Four Division Avenue High School seniors have signed national letters of intent to play baseball at local universities next fall. All four players were instrumental in winning the 2014 Nassau County Championship. 

The Island Trees Squirts Rockets U-6 team met with town officials, Supervisor Kate Murray and Councilman Gary Hudes at the 2014 Island Trees Soccer Club Opening Day Parade and Ceremony held at Stokes Elementary School. Pictured also with the Rockets U-6 team is President Joe Badolato, Event Coordinator Keri Cinelli, Equipment Commissioner Chris Blum, Travel Commissioner Mike Rich, Vice-President Brian Fielding and Rockets U-6 Coach Gina Weyland.



Calendar

Board of Ed Meeting - October 22

League Of Women Voters Talk - October 23

Lecture - October 24


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