Honored for 65 Years of Volunteerism
In 1937, a 21-year-old Westbury resident named Carl Lidstrom, Jr. joined the Westbury Fire Department's Hose Company No. 1. In 1939 he was elected as 2nd Lieutenant and, the following year, 1st Lieutenant. Over the years he declined two nominations for captain, the first in 1941 and again 10 years later. But on Sunday, April 14, after 65 years as a volunteer fireman, Lidstrom finally accepted the title he rightfully deserved.
Dunne Honors Woman Posthumously for Years of Volunteer Work
Legislator Dennis Dunne recently honored Beverlee Szimanski for years of service to the residents of East Meadow and all of Nassau County. At the Fifth Annual "Women: Trailblazers to the New Millennium" award ceremony held last month, Dunne honored Mrs. Szimanski for her work in the community. She passed away in December after a battle with cancer. Accepting on her behalf at the ceremony were her daughter Lee Anne Calabrese and her husband John Szimanski.
Old Westbury Baseball Team Ranks 5th in Regional Poll
The State University of New York College at Old Westbury's baseball team is currently ranked fifth in its region, according to the first American Baseball Coaches Association/Collegiate Baseball (ABCA) poll of the season.
Panthers Earn Honors From Knickerbocker Conference
Ramon Diaz, a junior outfielder on the State University of New York College at Old Westbury baseball team, smacked seven hits in 11 times at bat recently to earn Knickerbocker Conference Player of the Week honors. For the week, Diaz hit a .636 clip, including two doubles and two triples. He was also credited with five RBI's, four runs scored and five stolen bases in six attempts.
Thanks to Westbury Residents