Tragedy Strikes in Westbury
Saturday, Sept. 25 turned into a tragic day when four teenagers, including two from Westbury, were killed in a fatal car accident near the Cemetery of the Holy Rood.
It's a Wrap for Westbury Theatre
After more than three years of legal proceedings, the fate of the Westbury Theatre has been realized. The 1927 movie house, which has become an eyesore along a recently revitalized Post Avenue, was sold during a public auction on Sept. 30.
Wheatley Dedicates Soccer Field in Craig Grumet's Memory
Last May, the East Williston school-community was devastated by the tragic death of Craig Grumet, a junior at The Wheatley School, who was killed in an automobile accident. Following the tragedy, a memorial fund was established to honor the memory of Craig and thanks to the generosity of the Grumet family and the East Williston school-community, major improvements were made to the Wheatley Varsity soccer field. The field was completely renovated with a sod surface, a scoreboard was installed, and new bleachers, team benches, soccer goals and irrigation system were purchased. In a moving ceremony on Sept. 18, the field was dedicated in Craig's memory and named the Craig J. Grumet Memorial Field.
Athletic Events Scheduled
The following is a list of athletic events from Thursday, Oct. 7 through Tuesday, Oct. 12 at Carle Place Middle/High School:
From the Desk of Legislator Roger Corbin