Village Mourns Dedicated Educator, Trustee
Charles Russell Passes Away --
Community and academic activist Charles R. Russell Jr., a longtime resident of Westbury, passed away on April 8 at Long Island Jewish of complications caused from a stroke suffered late last year. Mr. Russell, a village trustee and former school board member, was 71 years old.
What Every Parent Should Know About Special Education
Rights of Students Discussed at Nassau County Bar Association Seminar --
The Mineola-based Nassau County Bar Association held a seminar March 28 on the rights of special education students and the planning of their financial future. The seminar addressed how a child with special needs enters the system, the basics of the law and process that govern these children, understanding classification of disabilities, how to advocate for your child and what to do when discipline becomes an issue.
National All-Star Basketball Tournament to Benefit MPowering KIds
Local Basketball Players Invited to 3-Day Event Featuring Top College Players --
A number of local basketball stars are scheduled to appear in the upcoming Rare Caliber All-Star Challenge Basketball Tournament, which will take place April 27-29 at the Hofstra Arena.
Kiwanis of New Cassel Helps Fight MS
The Kiwanis of New Cassel held their Sixth annual Bowling to Fight MS fundraiser recently at Syosset Lanes. The club has been helping The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society by holding this fundraiser annually since 2000 and has, over the past six years, helped raised over $5,000.
News From The Central Westbury Civic Association
From the Desk of Assemblyman Rob Walker: Bill Capping Gasoline Tax Defeated