The message conveyed at Levittown Hall Monday night was clear: The Common Core standards are “hurting the children...and that is the most important issue." The meeting was created by Marianne Adrian, a Levittown parent. Click here for more.
Seventy-nine new homes are set to be built on the former U.S. Army base in North Bellmore. The 17-acre property on Maple Avenue, which sat vacant for more than 17 years, was bought by the Beechwood Organization in May. Click here for more.
Seaford Manor Elementary School unveiled its brand new playground this week after a three year effort to build it. The school district held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the opening the new playground which had to be built after the previous one was deemed unsafe. Click here for more.
New musical sensation Fifth Harmony signed autographs and took pictures with fans outside Macy’s at the Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa Tuesday. Their hit song “Miss Movin’ On” has received more than 13 million views on YouTube. Click here for more.
Farmingdale State College sophomore Lisa Millstein, a Professional Communications major, was recently awarded a Muhammad Ali Global Citizens Scholarship of $10,000. The Plainview resident was recognized for her commitment to the “Six Core Principles” of humanitarianism espoused by the famed former boxer. Click here for more.
Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District students recently had an opportunity to learn and play non-contact rugby. Rugby NY, in partnership with USA Rugby and sponsor AIG, brought the Rookie Rugby program to the district through in-school instruction and a special nighttime clinic, followed by the Bellmore-Merrick Fall Rugby Classic last week. Click here for more.