Thursday, 15 May 2014 09:49
Three female students on the John F. Kennedy High School’s Science Research Team were recently awarded “grand prize” distinction at the 2014 New York Institute of Technology Connect to Tech Fair.
More than 25 Long Island high school teams presented research and engineering-based projects to a panel of expert judges, and three grand prize awards were distributed to the most deserving presenters.Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District students Kimia Ziadkhanpour and Nicolette Almer were awarded second place and a $800 prize for their stem cell tissue research and engineering project. Meanwhile, Reva Butensky won third place and $600 for her project on the reverse engineering of a biological redox cell.
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.