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Plainview Man Calls 911 While Intruder Is in Home

Thursday, 28 May 2009 15:40

The Second Squad recently reported the arrest of a Dix Hills man in connection with an occupied burglary that occurred on May 26 at 1:20 p.m., in Plainview.

At that time, according to detectives, a 20-year-old resident of a Plainview home heard the front doorbell ring several times, looked out the window and saw no one, and then heard noises coming from his basement that sounded to him like someone attempting to break in.


Plainview Community Celebrates Memorial Day with a Parade

Written by Denise Nash Thursday, 28 May 2009 15:32

Plainview’s annual Memorial Day parade was again a success with Mother Nature cooperating as well – beautiful blue skies and warm weather made everyone smile as they watched the parade with pride.

Every year the parade salutes the men and women from the Armed Forces for their service to this county past and present. 


Congressman Israel Will Not Run For Senate

Written by Denise Nash Thursday, 21 May 2009 16:11
Congressman Steve Israel was set to announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate this week, challenging Kirsten Gillibrand in a Democratic primary, until he received a phone call from President Barack Obama urging him not to do so.

DECA’s Career Development Competition a Success

Thursday, 21 May 2009 16:04

From April 27 through May 2, 36 high school students and their advisors from Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School participated in DECA’s 63rd International Career Development Conference Competition in Anaheim, CA. By participating in this conference they joined over 14,000 other DECA student members using this conference to test their business skills and grow professionally from across the United States, Canada, Guam, Mexico, Germany, and Puerto Rico.


Memorial Day Parade Set for May 25

Thursday, 14 May 2009 18:16

The POB Memorial Day Committee has been busy meeting since February planning all the details to ensure a great Parade this year. Every year the parade salutes the men and women from our Armed Forces for their service to this county past and present. This year the Grand Marshal of the Memorial Day Parade will be Edward Coyne, an honored WWII hero. In 1943 Ed served as a U.S. Naval Seaman on the USS Aircraft Carrier Intrepid. He is one of the original “plank owners” of the USS Intrepid and was honored with 5 Battle Citations.


Swine Flu Case Confirmed at Mattlin Middle School

Written by Denise Nash Thursday, 14 May 2009 18:09

NC Dept. of Health Recommends No School Closings

Dr. Carney from the Nassau County Department of Health announced earlier this week that a Mattlin Middle School student who had flu-like symptoms with onset early in May has been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus, better known as Swine Flu. The child was absent from school for the seven-day period of contagiousness and is able to return to school.


Plainview Water District and Girl Scouts Troop 3276 Celebrate Arbor Day

Thursday, 30 April 2009 14:08

Plainview Water District Commissioners Kevin Langberg and Joel Kessler joined with the Junior Girl Scouts Troop 3276 to celebrate Arbor Day last week in a constructive way - by planting trees. With the desire to protect our environment, the Plainview Water District Commissioners coordinated an event at the Water District headquarters, where the troops planted trees and bushes while learning about Arbor Day and our environment.


POBJFK High School Gymnastics Team

Friday, 17 April 2009 09:47

The Plainview Old Bethpage JFK High School Gymnastics team recently completed their undefeated season and went on to win the Nassau County Championships.


Literacy Nassau Seeking Volunteers

Written by Denise Nash Friday, 27 March 2009 10:55

POB Board of Education Member Volunteers Time

Having been involved in the education system for many years, Evy Rothman decided to become a tutor for Literacy Nassau, a volunteer tutoring service that is free for adults in Nassau County who seek to improve their reading, writing, or English speaking skills.

Through trained volunteer tutors in one-to-one and small group learning experiences, students are matched with tutors to achieve the educational, economic and social goals they and their tutors have identified as important to them.?


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