Friday, 24 February 2012 00:00
Louis J. Lopez Sr., formerly of Carle Place, passed away on Feb. 14, 2012 at the age of 92. He is survived by his loving wife Marie E. Lopez; children, Louis Lopez Jr. and wife Ellen, Paula A. Lopez and partner Loyda Rivera, Lisa M. Kennedy and husband Jim, and Luanne Yakubosky and husband Marc; and grandchildren, Louis Lopez III, Mathew Lopez, Elysha Lopez, Eugeni Lopez, Kirill Lopez, Patrick R. Kennedy, Brian A. Kennedy, Michele Palardy and Douglas Palardy.Lou graduated from City College of New York with a degree in engineering. He was the marketing manager of the Latin American Countries at Sperry Marine Division for 40 years in Great Neck. After retiring he continued his hobbies as a ham radio operator and enjoyed his love for magic. He also pursued his talent as an artist and many of his watercolor paintings are proudly displayed in homes across Long Island.
The family received friends on Feb. 16 at the Teague Funeral Home in Virginia on Feb. 17. Funeral services were held on Feb. 18 at Pinelawn Memorial Park. The family was cared for in New York by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, Floral Park.
Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00
Westbury High School students are teaching younger children from Park Avenue Elementary School valuable life lessons about money and business skills through the High School Heroes program.
In this program, high school students that are taking Renate Johnson’s Junior Achievement class will go into first grade classrooms to teach 45-minute lessons.
“It is a program that gives high school and younger students confidence and teaches them about business and financial literacy,” said Johnson.
Saturday, 08 March 2014 00:00
The Westbury Historical Society will host Dr. Natalie Naylor, professor emerita at Hofstra University and author of Women in Long Island’s Past: Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives at their next meeting on March 9.
Naylor’s presentation will focus on the place of women in Long Island’s history, including several prominent women from Westbury’s past.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Albertson resident and Kellenberg sophomore Gabby Schreib qualified for the Millrose Games in New York City. Schreib qualified as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay along with Danielle Correia, Bridget McNierney, and Jazmine Fray.
The Kellenberg relay’s close second place finish in January’s Millrose Trials has moved them closer to defending the title they won in the same relay at last year’s Millrose Games. Schreib and her teammates time is currently second in the United States for girls track and field performances.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Congratulations to Westbury athletes Michael Esposito, Eileen Harris, Brett Harris, and Michael Going, each of whom won awards in Race # 1 of the Jonas Chiropractic Run Nassau Series co-hosted by Nassau County and the Greater Long Island Running Club.
Michael Esposito, age 15, took home the second place award in the 15-19 age group with a time of 23 minutes, 6 seconds. Eileen Harris, age 42, earned the first place award in the women’s 40-44 age group. She completed the race with her 45 year old husband, Brett Harris, who was the third place award winner in the men’s 45-49 age group. Michael Going, age 41, scored third place honors in the 40-44 age group with a time of 20 minutes, 51 seconds.