The Jets’ old, dark-green scoreboard still stands in a dirt field at the team’s former training camp on Hofstra University’s north campus. “The will to win is nothing without the will to prepare,” it reads.
Call it a monument to the past, which will soon be removed to make way for the future –– a 63,000-square-foot addition to the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ Medical School, which was founded in 2008 and welcomed its first class of 40 in 2011. The $39.5 million project, funded in part with a $14.5 million state grant, will more than double the size of the medical school.
Abby Wambach, the two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, will be interviewed by Coleman Country campers and provide soccer tips when she visits the camp in Merrick this summer, announced Camp Director Ross Coleman.
For more than a half-century, Herb Ruben was an advocate for mental health services on Long Island, leading one of the most respected agencies in Nassau County. The long-time leader of the Peninsula Counseling Center died on May 20 at the age of 87.
By Jeffrey Bessen and Andrew Hackmack
Prior to the excitement of last Sunday’s Long Island Marathon, there was complete silence for 26 seconds — one second for each mile in a marathon. The moment of silence was held to commemorate the victims of the bombings during the Boston Marathon on April 15.