Kennedy High School junior Rebecca Jellinek, 16, of Bellmore, recently took Highest Honors at the New York State Science Congress, earning first place in the Biological and Behavioral Science Division at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Suffolk County.
Dorothy Cheslock, 67, took her mother, Anoinette Vicoli, to the audiologist four years ago. They filled out the paperwork, but the doctor tried to hand it back to them because he thought they forgot to mention Vicoli’s existing conditions or medications. Cheslock noted there was no mistake, however, in spite of the medical staff’s disbelief when they saw her birthday on the forms –– June 11, 1913.
Two signs designating Levy-Lakeside School’s front baseball field as Forever 9 Field, which the Merrick-North Merrick Little League hung in April without permission from the Merrick School District, will remain up for the rest of the year, the Merrick Board of Education decided on June 4.
The board also ruled that the Little League can apply in 2014 for permission to keep the signs up.
By Brian Racow, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.