New Cassel Celebrates First 'National Night Out'
Not even the threat of rain could keep over 300 residents from New Cassel and other neighboring communities from showing up to support New Cassel's first National Night Out. The event, held Aug. 1, celebrated efforts to clean up drugs and crime across America, and was sponsored by the New Cassel Weed and Seed, in partnership with the Nassau County Police Department, the Town of North Hempstead, the New Cassel Neighborhood Advisory Council, and several other agencies and organizations.
Westbury Resident Honored in Dedication of NYC Jail Facility
When former Chief of the NYC Department of Correction Eric M. Taylor first received the news that a Rikers Island jail facility was being dedicated in his honor, he was having dinner with a friend at The Galleria on Post Ave.
Westbury Athlete Wins Gold Medal
Michael Mitkowski, son of Marc and Camille Lupa of Westbury, won the Gold Medal at the New York State Empire Games in Binghamton this past July. Michael competed in the 106-lbs. freestyle weight class. He is entering his senior year at Jericho High School.
Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Seatbelt Use in Rear Seats