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Levittown Student Bowls His Way To State

Last month, two of Levittown’s Division Avenue High School student-athletes—sophomore Brandon Soedarmasto and senior Chris Reilly—competed in the Nassau County Bowling Individuals Tournament, for a shot at becoming the county’s top-ranked bowler. 

Of the two, Soedarmasto was the tournament winner with a total pin count of 1,389, making him the top-ranked bowler in the entire county. During the regular bowling season, Soedarmasto bowled a 236.3 average over the course of 36 games. Reilly also did an outstanding job, finishing the tournament in fourth place overall with a total pin count of 1,365. Both Soedarmasto’s and Reilly’s individual scores in the county tournament, would qualify them for the New York State competition.  

During the February meeting of the Board of Education, Soedarmasto was honored as the county’s top-ranked bowler. Coach Brian Maloney congratulated Brandon on the season’s accomplishments and explained that his successes lie in “his ability to step up when the pressure is on.” Division Avenue High School Principal Joan Lorelli stated that “consistency” was also another of Soedarmasto’s great traits.

 

— Submitted by the Levittown Public Schools

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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