Hudes Kicks Off Councilmanic Campaign
Levittown resident Gary Hudes kicked off his campaign for the first councilmanic election in the Town of Hempstead recently at the Imperial Manor. He will be running against Democratic candidate Viki DeJong.
Moody's Upgrades E.M. School District Bond Rating
Less than two months after voters in the East Meadow School District approved a $49.55 million school bond improvement plan, the largest in the district's history, Moody's Investors Service announced that it has upgraded the school district's long-term bond rating, resulting in taxpayers saving over $1 million in interest expenses that would have been paid over the life of the bond.
Westbury Resident Honored by Long Island Lutheran
Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School recognized the achievements of its outstanding students at its Annual Honors Banquet held June 19 at the Swan Club in Glenwood Landing. Among those honored was sophomore Melanie Hall, a resident of Westbury, who received the Scholarship Award for Outstanding Citizenship in School as well as the Most Valuable Player Award for Spring Track.
Local Soccer Team Hits Florida with a Kick
Florida's summer season is well known for its blistering heat, but the "Heat" wave that landed in Orlando the weekend before this year's Fourth of July was more intense than in years past. The intensity wasn't in the form of sweltering temperatures, but in the competitive spirit and determination of the 13 Hicksville Heat Soccer Team players from Westbury, Hicksville and the East Meadow area.
Karl V. Anton, Jr.
Ferrara Announces Local Advantage After-School Grants for Area