Westbury Fire Department Mourns Passing of 69-Year Member
The Westbury community and fire department suffered a tragic loss on Aug. 21 with the death of Carl Lidstrom. A resident of Westbury for 85 years and a member of the Westbury Fire Department for nearly seven decades, Mr. Lidstrom died from complications of a stroke. He was 89 years old.
No Smoke 19 Holds First Roundtable
On Aug. 25, No Smoke 19, a new community health advocacy group aimed at getting Nassau County to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 19, held its first open public forum. East Meadow resident Pat Maher, founder of No Smoke 19 and the Democratic candidate for Nassau County Legislative District 13, was disappointed in the recent votes to table the legislation, and acted as moderator of the forum to discuss strategy. Currently, the Nassau County Legislature Health Committee needs one more 'yes' vote to bring this before the county legislature.
WHS Football Coaches Partake in Jets Clinic
During July, Westbury High School Head Football Coach Lou Buschi and assistant coach Savalis Charles attended a football coaches clinic conducted by the NY jets and head coach Herman Edwards. The clinic was sponsored by Gatorade and held at Hofstra University where the Jets train over the summer.
Update on Bond Work in CP School District
Questioning Town's Passage of Big Box Store Legislation