Schreiber Boasts Nine Intel Semifinalists
Intel Corporation and Science Service awarded $600,000 to 300 students from across the country, as well as the schools they attend, as semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS). Nine students at Schreiber High School achieved this honor. They are Benjamin Brod, Stacey Dankner, Lucas Hanft, Vandita Khullar, Kristin Kovner, Christopher Kroppmann, Viviana Risca, Benjamin Sobel and Alexander Talcott. For the first time in the 59-year history of this prestigious science competition, each of the 300 semifinalists will receive $1,000 in recognition of their achievements in science. In addition, each of the 178 schools that places a semifinalist in the competition will receive $1,000 per semifinalist to be used in support of the school's science and math education programs.
Publishers Clearing House Downsizes, Eliminating Over Two Hundred Positions
When Barbara Faticone started working at PCH headquarters in 1980, she knew many of the faces of her co-workers because they were friends and neighbors in Port Washington. Now, she and 212 other employees will not be working alongside each other any longer: Publishers Clearing House has terminated the employment of 213 employees, as part of a "company downsizing," according to a written company statement.
On the Bay
On a crisp, sunny, but very cold, wintry Saturday afternoon, four newcomers to our area were treated to a spectacular view of our peninsula. The drive around Sands Point offered beautiful vistas of the water, New York skyline and bridges. What an introduction to our area! The broad water view from the tip of Sands Point was especially appreciated.
'BOE Plan Backup: Smart'
Attend Meeting and Oppose Thayer Lane Entrance to Club