Jericho School District Honors Outgoing Board Members Cohen and Checkla
Hilari Cohen and Ira Checkla did not seek re-election this year for Jericho's board of education and when the two new board members, Shawn Gladstone and Mark Basile are sworn in next month, Cohen and Checkla's terms as school board members will be over, but their dedication to the school district and the community will live on.
Frank Vasile Appointed Syosset Fire Commissioner
Commissioner Giovanni Graceffa, the newly elected chairman of the board of fire commissioners of the Syosset Fire District, announced this week that Frank Vasile has been appointed to the board of fire commissioners. Commissioner Vasile was chosen by the Board to fill the vacancy created by the departure of Commissioner and previous Board Chairman Ronald Geraci, who has accepted a full-time position on the District's staff. The board also unanimously voted to have Commissioner Graceffa, who had previously served as vice chairman, to serve as the board's new chair.
Long Island Neighborhood Basketball Classic Details Announced
On August 6 and 13, Josh Cohen, a Jericho resident and third-grade teacher in the community, is going to run the ninth annual 3-on-3 Long Island Neighborhood Basketball Classic. This annual double-elimination basketball event is in memory of Jill Adlman, who passed away of a brain tumor at the young age of 15. Jill's parents, Bonnie and Fred, are long time residents of Jericho, and have been actively involved with the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation since its inception.
Grasshoppers Win JAA Girls Championship
The Konsker Electric Grasshoppers staved off the tenacious Franklin, Gringer & Cohen Muckdogs in the JAA Girls 5th, 6th & 7th Grade Softball Championship game on Sunday, June 11 with an 11-10 victory.
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