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.
Friday, 01 August 2014 00:00
Modern libraries can no longer be thought of as cavernous monuments to dusty old books — and nowhere is that more evident than at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library.
Library director Gretchen Browne recently sat down with the Plainview-Old Bethpage Herald to discuss a few of the more significant changes taking place under her watch; the biggest news, she said, was regarding funding for the library’s recently-completed renovation project.
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:33
A Plainview attorney is being disbarred after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from clients, according to the Nassau County district attorney’s office.
Matthew Kogan, 40, repaid the full amount to victims as a result of prosecution for stealing client funds to pay off personal and professional expenses. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice recently announced that Kogan will no longer be able to practice law after stealing client funds instead of depositing the funds into his escrow account.