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Students Excel In State DECA Competition

More than 130 John F. Kennedy High School business and marketing students recently competed in the New York State DECA competition in Rochester. DECA is an international educational program that prepares students to be leaders and entrepreneurs in the marketing, finance, hospitality and managements fields.

Eighty Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District students (shown at right) qualified for the International DECA Conference, and 67 of those students will attend the event in Atlanta, Georgia to compete against 15,000 students from around the world.

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District congratulates the following five seniors from the competition that were elected to the state’s DECA Honor Society: Derek Ash, Jeremy Frierman, Jeffery Plotkin, Lisa Rosentstein and Reid Zank. In addition, the District recognizes Ms. Kimberly Sieloff for being presented with the New York DECA Media Award.

News

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District Facilities Upgrades and Improvements Advisory Committee presented their recommendations regarding facility improvements to the Board of Education on Sept. The committee prioritized numerous projects to deliver a report that includes various building improvements and security upgrades.  

Thousands of residents in South Farmingdale, Bethpage and Massapequa could face a rising water bill unless a group responsible for environmental pollution clean up its act.

On Sept. 2, Sen. Charles Schumer and the South Farmingdale Water District called on the U.S. Navy and the Department of Justice to prevent significant water bill increases for residents by chipping in for the construction a water treatment facility to filter and purify the ground water impacted by the Bethpage plume.


Calendar

Wold War I Anniversary

Monday, Sept. 15

Game Changers

Thursday, Sept. 11

Running Club

Tuesday, Sept. 16



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com