A Look Back at 2003
In this issue, The Westbury Times presents a brief look back at some key issues and events that either occurred or affected the community during 2003. Unfortunately, not all articles or submissions from last year's issue could be included due to space limitations. Have a happy and healthy New Year.
A New Day Dawns In North Hempstead
New Year's Day 2004 was a day of changes for the Town of North Hempstead. After 10 years as supervisor of the town, May Newburger chose not to run again and she was succeeded by Great Neck attorney Jon Kaiman.
SUNY Old Westbury's Athletic Report
NCAA Division II or III college athletic teams rarely play scheduled games against Division I universities. However, SUNY College at Old Westbury men's basketball will break this unwritten tradition in January and make history when the Panthers play Yale University. It will be the first time Division III Old Westbury has played a Division I college in a regular season game in any sport.
Lea and Brad Cirino to Be Inducted Into Wheatley Hall of Fame
The Wheatley School Athletic Department and Varsity Club are proud to announce that Lea and Brad Cirino have been selected for induction into the Wheatley Hall of Fame. The sister and brother duo were outstanding basketball players during their years at Wheatley in the early 1990s and they both, single-handedly, rewrote the record books for their respective programs. Lea and Brad were inducted at a ceremony between a Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball doubleheader at The Wheatley School on Jan. 13.
Weitzman Responds to Schmitt Column