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NYSSMA Awards For PHS Orchestras

Students from Plainedge High School had outstanding participation at the annual NYSSMA Major Festival at Hofstra University on May 19. Both the Plainedge High School String Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra received awards for their musical talents. Congratulations to the String Orchestra for receiving a Gold with Distinction … [Read More...]


Herricks: Missing Boy

Angelo Ponce of Herricks was reported missing. He is described as a 15-year-old, White non-Hispanic male. He is 5' 8", weighs 140 lbs. and has brown eyes and brown hair. If you have any information, please contact the Herricks police at 516-573-7347. … [Read More...]


Island Trees Celebrates ‘Francisco Perez Day’

If there is one thing Nassau County does well, it is a display of love and support. Just like Plainedge and Massapequa turned blue for Detective Brian Moore, on May 20, Island Trees and Levittown turned purple in support of student Francisco Perez. The shy sophomore with the affectionate smile has been battling pancreatic … [Read More...]


Charlotte’s Web Comes To Birch Lane

The second and third grade students enjoyed a wonderful performance of Charlotte’s Web by The Broadhollow Theatre Company. Their mission is to cultivate, promote, foster and develop the understanding and love for the theatrical arts within the Long Island community. Mrs. Mary Colarusso organized this … [Read More...]


Player Named All-Skyline Conference

SUNY Old Westbury baseball senior first baseman and designated hitter Christian Faust of Massapequa was recently named 2015 All-Skyline Conference First-Team. In 20 games played, Faust, who graduated from St. Anthony’s High School, batted a career-best .355 (22-or-60) with one home run, 20 RBI, 10 doubles (T-4th in … [Read More...]


Food Safety Tips For Memorial Day

As Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the start of the summer season, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein remind residents to be a little more cautious about their food. … [Read More...]


Science Is Cool

Fairfield Elementary School first graders in Barbara Welsh’s class were intrigued by science when classmate Madisen Rosso’s father visited the class to conduct some experiments. Richard Rosso, a chemistry professor at St. John’s University, brought in dry ice and liquid nitrogen, and demonstrated to the class how dry ice … [Read More...]

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