Working for a Better America
Fighting the high costs of prescription drug prices may be an uphill battle, but the congresswoman vows something needs to be done, especially when it comes to senior citizens who may be jeapardizing their health because of the astronomical costs of prescription drugs. "Many seniors aren't taking their medication because they can't afford it," McCarthy said.
Dr. Ronald D. Valenti Is Named Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Ronald D. Valenti was named superintendent of schools of the Valley Stream High School District at the Board of Education business meeting of July 11 and will assume his new duties on Aug. 28. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Martin Brooks is leaving Valley Stream on July 18 to take on his new position as Superintendent of the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District.
Race is On For Triathlon Applications
A late, summer tradition and one of the area's most anticipated athletic competitions, the Town of Hempstead Triathlon will register participants through Friday, Aug. 25. This year's event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, beginning at 7:30 a.m. with a 3/4 mile ocean swim in the surf at Town Park, Point Lookout, according to Supervisor Rich Guardino.
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