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Local Athletes Among B-Ball Winners

Jennifer Golio (kneeling, first from right) of Plainview and Camryn Roeller (standing, first from left) of Old Bethpage were among the Fundamental Sports Training ninth grade girls AAU basketball team that took second place at the prestigious Basketball at the Beach Classic at Richard Stockton College, in Galloway, New Jersey, June 14 and 15. The girls posted a 3-1 record, defeating The Storm (PA), 46-24,

FBC Defenders (NJ), 40-37 and the Golden Eagles (NY), 42-19. They lost to York Unity (PA), 42-25. 

 

Other members of the team consisted of Kristen Cassidy, Levittown; Kiersten Colvin, Rockville Centre; Kaitlin Deegan, Levittown; Yonique Hill, Baldwin; Angeline Klein, Levittown; and Raya Skopicki, Jericho. 

 

The tournament featured 85 teams in divisions from 5th Grade through 11th Grade. FST is located on in Westbiury. 

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If you’re like most people, your medicine cabinet might be a jumbled assortment of boxes, bottles and tubes.  

That innocent bit of disorganization in your medicine cabinet might actually pose a risk if you’re not careful, according to Leonard Langino, a pharmacist with North Shore Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Group, who recently held a lecture on the subject at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library.

In a pronounced response to the New York State Common Core standards, more than 800 Plainview-Old Bethpage students opted out of the English Language Arts and Mathematics exams, according to New York State Allies for Public Education.

In response to concerns from school officials, parents, and teachers regarding the level of testing administered to children in grades 3-8, U.S. Rep. Steve Israel joined 12 of Long Island’s school district superintendents, on Sept. 8, to present new legislation that would reduce the number of tests taken by students in grades 3-8.  


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