Cerro Wire Case Still in Limbo
A ruling last year from the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, sent the Cerro Wire case back to the Town of Oyster Bay. At the end of 2005, the Deputy Supervisor reached out to counsel for both sides, the Taubman Company and the Cerro Wire Coalition, who oppose the mall. Since then, according to Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, there has only been dialog and nothing has been submitted in writing.
Four Local Residents Named Intel Semifinalist
Faith Chang and Diane Choi have each been named Semi-Finalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Competition, earning recognition among the most talented research students in the country. Earlier this year, Faith Chang was also named as a Semi-Finalist in the 2005-2006 Siemens-Westinghouse Competition for her project, which entails new research in breast cancer research.
Jericho Board of Education Honors Varsity Scholar/Athlete State Champion Team
Each year the New York State Public High School Athletic Association recognizes varsity athletic teams around the state as scholar/athlete teams when they achieve a 90 percent academic average during their season. The team with the highest average in their sport is declared the scholar/athlete state champion.
SYAC Girls Softball Sign-up Continues
SYAC Girls Softball will be holding a sign-up in the H.B. Thompson Middle School cafeteria, with a brief skills evaluation session afterward in the gymnasium. Cost for the SYAC 2006 Season is $85, payable by check or cash at the time of sign-up. The sign-up will be Monday, January 23, from 7 to 10 p.m. for players in the Pony Division (grades 2-3). Girls should bring a fielder's glove and wear sneakers (no cleats). Sign-ups for the Junior League (grades 4-5) and the Senior League (grades 6-7-8) already have been held. Any Junior or Senior level players who missed signing up may come to the January 23 session. An additional date will be added, if necessary. Sign-up for the Instructional League (K-1) is by mail; no evaluation is required. A mailing was made in January and forms were handed out in school.
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