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May 26, 2006

  • News: Westbury Budget Rejected for Third Time in Four Years

    For the third time in four years, Westbury residents voted May 16 to defeat the school district's $85.3 million spending plan. A mere 16 votes meant the rejection of the 2006-2007 budget with 790 (51 percent) votes cast against and 806 (49 percent) votes cast for the 9.37 budget-to-budget increase. As a result, district officials have decided to put the budget up for a revote later next month. FULL STORY

  • News: Tuskegee Airman Speaks to Naval Sea Cadets

    Westbury's Lt. Col. Spann Watson, one of the surviving members of the Tuskegee Airman, the famed World War II 332nd Fighter Group, held a discussion session with young men and women from the Liberty Division of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC) during a May 8 event at the Amityville-based United States Armed Forces Reserve Center. Approximately 45 members of the reserve center community along with cadet family members participated in a historic talk about patriotism, segregation and life in an era that has shaped the world today. FULL STORY

  • Sports: 'Gina's Giants' Raise Nearly $5,600 for MS

    After his wife Regina "Gina" O'Donnell was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis two years ago, East Meadow resident Craig Adams wanted to make a difference. Earlier this year, a friend of Craig's suggested he take part in National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Long Island Chapter MS Walk as a means of honoring Gina. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Chiefs Tie Manhasset Indians, Beat Levittown Blue Devils

    During their May 7 home game, the Mineola PAL Chiefs third grade boys tied the Manhasset Indians 6-6 and, on May 11, they beat the Levittown Blue Devils 5-2 on the road, increasing their record to 3-1-1. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: Extends 'Thanks' to Carle Place Voters Logo
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