Charles Schumer: Long Island Key to Whole State
US Senator Charles Schumer has been serving in some political capacity since he was just 23. Running in an Assembly race years ago as the "50 to 1 underdog," Schumer won the race, got bit by the bug and has been politically representing New York ever since.
Syosset Resident Named Teacher of the Year
Kathy Hendrickson, a physical education teacher at Oyster Bay High School, and a resident of Syosset, was named "Teacher of the Year" by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Hendrickson was recognized at the Association's Jay B. Nash Awards Dinner on Nov. 14 in Callicoon, NY. A graduate of Oyster Bay High School, she has been making contributions to the students, school district and community for 30 years. Her goal has been to develop individuals through physical activities while also improving their mental efficiency, social character and emotional responses.