On Nov. 3, residents of Nassau County’s 17th Legislative District will elect a new representative to the Nassau County Legislature. Rose Marie Walker and Arshad Majid are vying for the position, which is being vacated by Ed Mangano, who is running for County Executive. The district includes Island Trees, Bethpage, Hicksville, Levittown, North Massapequa, Plainedge, South Farmingdale and Syosset. The candidate’s stories are listed below in alphabetical order.
On July 7, Dr. Herman A. Sirois publicly announced he would be resigning from his position as superintendent of the Levittown Public School District.
Dr. Sirois presented his letter of resignation at a meeting of the Levittown Board of Education. Five of the board’s seven members voted to accept the letter while two abstained from voting. Dr. Sirois’ resignation will be effective June 30, 2011.
After Levittown filmmaker Matt McGregor attended last year’s Sundance Film Festival, he said he was inspired to make something creative and meaningful with his friends.
In January, director/co-writer/ co-producer McGregor and friend and fellow Levittowner Lenny Gomez set out to create a short film that would later be titled Bike Club. The 2002 Division Avenue High School grads figured they would write about something they knew well.
The Levittown Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its 50th anniversary with a two-week scavenger hunt beginning at their Business Expo on Oct. 3.
The Business Expo is free for chamber members and will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Levittown Veterans Memorial Park.
Hempstead Town Supervisor and Councilman Gary Hudes instructed the town’s highway and traffic control departments to implement a number of initiatives to make it easier for students at J. Fred Sparke Elementary School in Island Trees to arrive safely.
Three teenage males were arrested in connection with the shooting death of Richard Bailey of Wantagh.
When lifelong Levittowner William Flinn first hit the stage it was his love for singing and music that brought him there. Now, Flinn, 26, can still be found on a stage, but he’ll be cracking jokes instead.
Hempstead Town once again hosted a touching memorial to honor those who were lost on September 11, 2001 and bring comfort to all who were affected by the terrorist attacks. The sunrise ceremony, which was held on Friday, September 11, featured beautiful chrome replicas of the Twin Towers.
On Sept. 9, the Levittown Public School District’s Board of Education gathered for one of its regular public meetings.
Aqua-New York Water Company has submitted a request to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) seeking approval to raise their rates in areas where residents and businesses are already paying nearly three times more for water than public water district ratepayers.
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