Preserving Italian Heritage in Westbury
Italian social organizations have long thrived in Westbury, a traditional center of Italian-Americans in Nassau County. Now, a local group of Italian-American young adults are aiming to keep their cultural heritage alive, while establishing their own identity in the community, through the formation of a new social club, known as Il Circolo Di Amici (The Circle of Friends).
Effort Under Way to Establish Korean War Heroes Monument
It's been 50 years since American soldiers fought and died in the Korean War, and still, there is no monument in Nassau County to honor them. Now, some local Korean War veterans, including Hank Nowicki of Westbury, are taking steps to change that.
Westbury Karate Students Win at Tournament
Students from Charles Water's Karate & Fitness, located at 122 Hillside Avenue in Williston Park, recently participated in a National Karate Tournament and several Westbury residents came away winners. The tournament is a once a year event; last year it was in Houston, and this year it was held on the east coast in Vernon Valley, NJ.
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