Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:15
Four Plainview-Old Bethpage School District’s John F. Kennedy student-musicians were recently accepted into the New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) program based on their exceptional talent and musical accomplishments.
As part of the NYSSSA program, the students will study and enhance their skills from members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
The District congratulates the following students for earning this tremendous honor: Crystal Kim, cello; Matthew Leo, percussion; Jessica Herman, violin; and Max Naftol, bass instrument.
Saturday, 25 October 2014 00:00
The Columbus Day Parade played host a to a very special group this year. The Family Residences and Essential Enterprises’ (FREE) Players Drum Corps made history as they became the first special needs drum corps to march in the New York City Columbus Day Parade.
The group marched up Fifth Avenue from 44th to 72nd Street with a red carpet performance on Fifth Avenue between 67th and 69th Streets.
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00
Driving rain and cold temperatures could not keep Long Islanders from coming out to support the first annual DogFest Walk ‘n Roll, a fundraiser for Canine Companions for Independence. Held for the first time at Marjorie Post Park in Massapequa, dogs of all breeds and sizes came with their humans with one goal in mind; to raise funds for CCI.
Massapequa resident and event organizer Yvonne Dagger, past president and now board member, discussed the importance of the event.