Written by Herald Staff, email@example.com Thursday, 19 December 2013 00:00
Plainview Brownie Troop 3547 were guests of Busto’s Martial Arts Studio at 490 Old Bethpage Rd. last month for some training and exercise. John “Shehan” Busto, owner of Busto’s, personally taught the 14 Brownie girls an intro lesson on martial arts basics, including striking, leg kicks, sweeps, evasion tactics, footwork and more. Four of Busto’s advanced students came in to demonstrate some of the moves for Brownies. The girls had a great time, and learned important lessons on protecting themselves from a local master and his team.
Busto’s Martial Arts is one of the top martial arts schools in the country teaching Ed Parker’s American Kenpo, one of the most rapidly expanding martial arts in the world today. Known for it’s explosive speed and power, Kenpo is based on the practical application of self defense techniques,
Saturday, 19 April 2014 00:00
Temple Chaverim is hosting a new member open house Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m. The program includes Shabbat services followed by an extensive Oneg Shabbat. The Temple invites prospective members to take this opportunity to meet their dynamic clergy and innovative education director as well as members of our community.
According to Jody Steifman, member of the Temple Chaverim Membership Committee, Chaverim aims to bring the community closer together.
Friday, 18 April 2014 00:00
Due to what appears to be a colossal error on the part of the Nassau County Assessor’s office, military veterans and Gold Star families will have to wait for their tax break until next year.
Plainview is one of several local school districts that recently approved resolutions extending an exemption to local veterans, even though budgets and Albany’s tax cap make it a tough choice. Last month, despite concerns about lack of confidence in the validity of eligibility information provided by the county assessor’s office, the Plainview trustees voted to provide a school tax exemption for veterans living in the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District, starting with the 2014-2015 school year.