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Levittown’s Anthony Parziale To Compete in U.S. Kids Golf World Championship

Written by Thomas Duffy Friday, 24 July 2009 00:00

This upcoming August, 9-year-old Levittown resident Anthony Parziale will travel to North Carolina to compete in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship tournament.

 

Two Levittown Subway Shops Robbed at Gunpoint

Written by Jaime L. Tomeo Friday, 17 July 2009 00:00
Subject Turns Gun on Customers, Demands Money

Two Subway sandwich shops in Levittown were robbed at gunpoint just two days apart this week.

According to 8th Squad detectives, at 3:55 p.m on July 11 a man entered Subway, located at 7 Emerson Ave., and produced what appeared to be a silver handgun while threatening the clerk not to touch an alarm. Police stated the subject then walked behind the counter and removed cash from the register. He allegedly fled with the money into a waiting silver-colored car with a driver. The car proceeded eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike.

 

IT Reveals Remedial Alternatives for Lead Contaminated Site

Written by Jaime L. Tomeo Friday, 17 July 2009 00:00
Preferred Remedy Includes Capping the Area of Concern at ITHS

At two public informational sessions on July 9, the Island Trees School District, along with several health and environmental agencies, revealed three proposed remediation alternatives for the remaining lead contaminated soils in the basement of Island Trees High School.

 

Ice Cream Fundraiser Scoops Up Success for Kiwanis Kamp

Written by Jaime L. Tomeo Friday, 10 July 2009 00:00

The Levittown Kiwanis Club recently sponsored a Kiwanis Kids fundraising event at Maraschino’s Ice Cream Store on the East Village Green.

 

NC Announces Veteran’s Discount Program

Written by Jaime L. Tomeo Friday, 10 July 2009 00:00

Modeled After Program Started by Levittown Chamber of Commerce

Back in February, the Levittown Chamber of Commerce announced the creation of a Veterans Recognition Program, which provided discounts for veterans at several local businesses. Now, six months later Nassau County is getting on board with a county-wide program for the same purpose.

 

Chaos Erupts as Board Addresses Busing, Audit

Written by Thomas Duffy Friday, 03 July 2009 00:00

The Levittown Board of Education held a special meeting at the Levittown Memorial Education Center on June 22 for the purpose of discussing a petition protesting its recent decision to alter the district’s student transportation eligibility policy.

 

IT Board Appoints New Superintendent

Friday, 03 July 2009 00:00

The Island Trees Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Charles Murphy as its new superintendent of schools. In a unanimous vote on Wednesday, June 24, Dr. Murphy was appointed with a start date of Aug. 17. The community members who were present provided a warm welcome for its new superintendent.

 

Town Announces Reconstruction of Levittown Parking Fields

Thursday, 25 June 2009 16:46

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and Councilman Gary Hudes have announced that the reconstruction of several parking fields in Levittown has commenced and is near completion.

 

State Comptroller: Poor Budgeting Practices at Levittown Led to $6M Deficit

Written by Jaime L. Tomeo Thursday, 25 June 2009 16:42

District Agrees With Recommendations, Has Already Implemented Corrective Measures

Inaccurate estimates on revenue and spending over several years led to a $6 million budget gap and $15.9 million in excess reserve funds at Levittown Schools, according to an audit released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

 

Island Trees Teacher Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Written by Jaime L. Tomeo Wednesday, 17 June 2009 16:20

Currently Being Held Without Bail

An Island Trees Memorial Middle School teacher pleaded not guilty on June 12 to federal charges of downloading videos of child pornography.
According to U.S. District Court documents, between Oct. 1, 2008 and June 11, 2009, Richard Hartig, 42, “intentionally received visual depictions…involving the use of one or more minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.”

 

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