James Colligan to Retire
Although James Colligan will be retiring this year, he will always be remembered at Carle Place Public Schools. In his honor, as of Feb. 10, the basketball court of the Carle Place High School Boys' gymnasium was proclaimed the James T. Colligan Basketball Court.
A Community Lifeline for 50 Years
The Senior Citizens of Westbury, which started as a one-day-a-week meeting between eight people, is well on its way to becoming a senior itself as 2006 marks its Golden Anniversary. To celebrate the past five decades, the center has a variety of '50s themed activities planned for throughout the year, including trivia, a dress-up luncheon and even a Hula-hoop contest. In addition, to make this milestone, the center also will hold a Golden Jubilee Gala on Sunday, April 2 at Verdi's complete with dinner, drinks and dancing.
Pearsall and Team Take First at North Fork Bank's Trail Relay
February 26 was one of the coldest mornings so far this winter, but it didn't deter 108 teams of three runners each from showing up at Bethpage State Park for the 6th Annual North Fork Bank 3 Runner x 2 Mile Trail Relay, and it certainly didn't deter Brian Pearsall of Westbury and his teammates from the Runner's Edge Senior Masters Team from scoring first in the Senior Masters Division of the Relay. Pearsall and his teammates crossed the finish line in 38 minutes and three seconds - 42 seconds in front of their nearest division competitor.
CPHS's Boys Varsity Basketball
After graduating six lettermen, including four starters, from last year's New York State Class 'BÚquot; Finalist Team, and losing one of their key returning players, Ryan Nordmann, to an injury prior to the start of the season, most of Carle Place High School's Conference B/C opponents didn't expect much from the Carle Place High School's Boys Varsity Basketball Team this year. Nevertheless, this year's team was determined to compete in every game, posting another winning season and yet another trip to the playoffs.
It's School Budget Time Again
Sadden by Lack of Community Support