New Cassel Kiwanis Gives Local Seniors a Happy Thanksgiving
The Kiwanis Club of New Cassel hosted its annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner for local senior citizens and the community, at the Magnolia Gardens senior housing complex. The dinner is a tradition started in 1977, under the leadership of then-president J.V. Brown. Approximately 50 local residents enjoyed a delicious Thanksgiving meal through the event.
What's in Store for New Cassel's 170-Acre Superfund Site?
An important community meeting on the future of New Cassel's 170-acre hazardous waste Superfund Site will be held on Dec. 13, the New Cassel Environmental Justice Project (NCEJP) has announced.
Hofstra Basketball at Drexel Ave
Drexel Avenue Elementary School fifth-graders in the Westbury School District were recently visited by some very special guests. Hofstra basketball players came to the school to teach the students about being smart and responsible scholars as well as athletes. The team members stressed the importance of getting a good education as well as giving the students some pointers about basketball techniques and self-discipline. At the end of the visit, each student received a poster of the team.
Wheatley Cross Country Team Excels
Under the leadership of Coach Dan Walsh, the Wheatley Boys and Girls Cross Country teams recently finished a quite sucdessful season. In the Divisional Meet that was held at Bethpage State Park on Oct. 27, the boys team finished third and the girls team earned a most respectable 4th place finish. Sophomore Sean Johnson who finished 10th overall in the race led the boys team. Freshman Corey Squire completed the three mile course four seconds behind his teammate to finish 11th. Rounding out the scoring for Wheatley were 10th graders Kirk Balducci (15th) and Rahul Saraf (18th) and Junior John Mullins (28th). Wheatley placed a close third behind Champion Oyster Bay and second place Carle Place. The team-combined time of one hour and 33 minutes established a new school record. Travis Senat (11th grade) and freshman Chris Battaglia competed in the race, but only the first five members of a team are counted in the scoring.
A Message From Legislator Corbin
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