A Jericho Resident's Dream Comes True
Since Jeff Witt, a resident of Jericho, was 13 years old, he has wanted to have a bar mitzvah, but, he said, the thought of being in front of a crowd had intimidated him. At the age of 52, Witt's dream finally came true thanks to Rabbi Anchelle Perl, who is the executive director of the National Committee for the Furtherance of Jewish Education. Witt, who has developmental disabilities, finally had a bar mitzvah.
Local Student Shines on Broadway
Some know him as Ricky Schweitzer, some as Ricky Ashley and others as Chip. All of these names apply to a fifth grade Jericho resident who attends Jackson Elementary School.
Syosset's Chess Team Preparing for Playoffs
Syosset's Varsity Chess Team currently holds an impressive 4-0 record, including one match with a perfect 45-0 score. With a strong, well-balanced team of one sophomore, two juniors and three seniors, Syosset strives to regain its long lost title of Champions of the Nassau County Interscholastic Chess League during the upcoming playoffs.
Lightpath Long Island Classic Increases Purse
The Lightpath Long Island Classic, New York's only Senior PGA Tour event, announced a $300,000 increase in its 2000 purse, raising the total to $1,500,000.