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HS Student Admitted To U.S. Naval Academy

Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFK) Class of 2013 student Carter O’Leary was recently admitted to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.

“I am excited and ready for the rigorous training and education that await me,” Mr. O’Leary said.

(Left to right) Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFK) Class of 2013 student Carter O’Leary, Joseph Izzo, POBJFK guidance counselor; Laurie Lynn, POBJFK Director of Guidance; Carter O’Leary; James Murray, POBJFK Principal; Dr. Lorna Lewis, Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District Superintendent.

News

Thousands of residents in South Farmingdale, Bethpage and Massapequa could face a rising water bill unless a group responsible for environmental pollution clean up its act.

On Sept. 2, Sen. Charles Schumer and the South Farmingdale Water District called on the U.S. Navy and the Department of Justice to prevent significant water bill increases for residents by chipping in for the construction a water treatment facility to filter and purify the ground water impacted by the Bethpage plume.

A local resident is taking the reins of the Nassau BOCES Board.

Plainview’s Eric B. Schultz was elected president of the Nassau BOCES Board during its organization meeting on July 10. He is the sixth person to serve as board president in the agency’s 47-year history. Rounding out the Board’s leadership team are Vice President Susan Bergtraum of East Williston UFSD, District Clerk Deborah Coates of East Meadow UFSD and Vice District Clerk Michael Weinick of Merrick UFSD.


Calendar

Wold War I Anniversary

Monday, Sept. 15

Game Changers

Thursday, Sept. 11

Running Club

Tuesday, Sept. 16



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com