Former Detention Center Guards Plead Guilty
Two former guards at the Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) recently pleaded guilty to lesser charges involving a scheme in which they extorted more than $20,000 in protection money from the parents of a 15-year-old juvenile offender incarcerated at the Westbury facility.
District to Review Plans for Historic Overhaul of Facilities
After approximately two years of analyzing facilities needs and gathering community input, the Westbury School District next week will host a community meeting to discuss various alternatives for a potential bond referendum to fund an historic overhaul of all six of its school buildings. The board of education is considering a variety of alternatives, the most expensive of which would cost the district approximately $160 million.
Bushi, New Coach for Green Dragons
Westbury High School has long been considered a powerhouse in basketball, and more recently in track. The football program, however, recently received a giant boost from former New York Jet Lou Buschi.
Westbury Students Get Into the Swing of Things
With excitement building around the U.S. Open at Bethpage State Park this month, some Westbury High School students are taking advantage of a new program that provides them with professional golf instruction. Once a week, the Westbury Golf Program provides students with an opportunity to take their swings at the driving range at Harbor Links in Port Washington.
Traffic Safety Addressed
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