Saturday, 29 June 2013 00:00
Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFK) Class of 2013 student Carter O’Leary was recently admitted to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.
“I am excited and ready for the rigorous training and education that await me,” Mr. O’Leary said.
(Left to right) Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFK) Class of 2013 student Carter O’Leary, Joseph Izzo, POBJFK guidance counselor; Laurie Lynn, POBJFK Director of Guidance; Carter O’Leary; James Murray, POBJFK Principal; Dr. Lorna Lewis, Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District Superintendent.
Friday, 19 September 2014 00:00
Plainview resident Gail Wurtzel will be leading her team, Memories of Miriam, in the Walk to Defeat ALS at Eisenhower Park later this month.
Wurtzel’s Mother, Miriam Hanania, also a Plainview resident, succumbed to the disease two years ago after a long struggle. The disease forced her to go from an active, vibrant person to being wheelchair-bound and dependent on others for her care.
ALS or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Thursday, 18 September 2014 00:00
While everyone is subject to the trials and tribulations that life offers on a day-to-day basis, some people can use just a little bit of extra help. Luckily, there’s help with a proven track record out there for those who need it.
Joe Russo of Old Bethpage heads up the Recovery International meetings held weekly at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library. These meetings extol the virtues of the self-help techniques developed by the late Dr. Abraham Low, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry as the University of Illinois Medical School.