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Levittown Outfielder Makes Skyline Conference Honor Roll

Jennifer Jean, a Levittown native and SUNY College at Old Westbury senior outfielder, was tabbed to the Skyline Conference Softball Weekly Honor Roll. This is Jean’s sixth conference weekly honor. 

 

Jean opened the season with a .583 batting average (7-12) in five games last week for the Panthers. Jean totaled six runs scored, five RBIs, five walks and three stolen bases on the week.  

 

Jean hit 2-for-2 (2 RBI, 2 R, 2 BB, SB) with an RBI triple and then scored the eventual game-winning run in the fifth inning of game two’s 4-2 win over Purchase on March 22.  In game one, Jean went 2-for-3 at the plate with three runs scored, one RBI, one stolen base and drew a pair of walks.  In the season opener against Hunter on March 21, Jean produced a 2-for-4 (RBI, R, BB, SB) game.  

 

Jean currently leads the team outright in batting average, slugging percentage (.750), on base percentage (.667) and walks (5) while she is tied for the lead in triples (1) and stolen bases (3).  Jean is second on the team in RBIs (5), runs (6), hits (7) and total bases (9).  Jean also leads the conference in batting average and on base percentage and ranks fifth in slugging percentage. 

 

— Submitted by the Old Westbury Panthers Athletics Department


News

Motivate Teens To Read

 

Communities value their libraries, and at the Levittown Library, the library staff, in turn, truly appreciates their patrons. Employees at the Levittown Public Library, with a talent for knitting, demonstrate their commitment to the community’s teens by making “amigurumi”—small knitted or crocheted stuffed toys—for use in the reading program. 

YES celebrates “A Taste of the Town”

Who says you have to travel into Manhattan for a fun-filled evening of delicious food and drink? YES Community Counseling Center hosted its 7th Annual “A Taste of the Town”, featuring many of the South Shore’s finest culinary establishments. All proceeds from the event benefited YES, a non-profit community-based organization providing services to children and families in the community.


Sports

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.


With six second half goals, the Farmingdale State Rams men’s soccer team picked up a 6-0 conference victory over the Sarah Lawrence Gryphons on Oct. 11, to improve to 5-8-1 overall, 2-2-1 in the Skyline. The visiting Gryphons fell to 2-9, 0-5 in conference play.


Calendar

Hempstead Town Firematic Awards - Through October 16

First Presbyterian "Hand In Hand: Jews and Arabs" - October 19

Island Trees Board - October 22


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