Nick Faranda and Nick Liuzzi met in Cub Scouts, when they were young students at Seaford Harbor Elementary School. Now, more than a decade later, they are graduating from high school as the top members of their class.
Former Lt. Phil Nicola, 60, has served as a member of the Seaford Fire Department for 42 years. His three sons volunteer alongside their dad. With Father’s Day just around the corner, the Nicola Family plans to do what they do every single day — be together.
Five brothers, five Eagle Scouts. That’s the case for the Lettieri family, of Seaford.
It was better late than never for the Seaford Little League, which had to delay its Opening Day parade to the end of the season.
Seniors from MacArthur High School — 329 of them — were draped in regal blue and walked across the Hofstra University stage on June 18 to receive their high school diplomas. Crowds of parents, siblings, teachers, administrators and staff filled the arena while they watched in support.
Town of Hempstead Recreation
Pickleball, a cross between badminton and tennis, is the fastest growing sport among baby boomers in America. Created in the 1960s, and now popular in many retirement communities, the game is played on a badminton-sized court with paddles, a whiffle-type ball and a net — 34 inches high. This summer, the Town of Hempstead Department of Parks and Recreation is providing residents with opportunities to learn the team sport with a series of lessons being offered at Seaman’s Neck Park in Seaford.
With temperatures rising into the 80s and the sun shining bright, June 1 was a good day to learn outside, while also getting some respite in the air conditioning. Seventh-graders from Seaford Middle School spent the morning at the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, just a short bus ride away.
For some people, June 14 will just be another ordinary Tuesday. For others, it will mean a lot more. “The American Flag is a symbol of freedom and a symbol of this country,” said Bill Harms, Commander of Seaford American Legion Post 1132. “It’s what we’ve fought for and what many have died for.”
MacArthur H.S. Class of 2016
Gregory Matousek and Ashley Kim were together in physics class earlier this year when they were called to the principal’s office. They weren’t in trouble, though: MacArthur High School Principal Joseph Sheehan told them they were the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the class of 2016.
While the Seaford Board of Education took care of a few important financial matters at its June 2 meeting, it was the people who have made significant contributions to the district who took center stage.
With the demand for engineers ever increasing, the Levittown School District is preparing students at a young age for potential careers. The Project Lead the Way program is in its third year at the district’s two middle schools, offering students an insight into in-demand jobs.
Dr. Tonie McDonald, the superintendent of the Levittown School District for the past two years, has signed a new contract that will keep her at the helm through 2021.
For many cancer survivors and those battling the disease, wearing purple signifies empowerment and strength. An expected 200 people will be attending the fifth annual Relay For Life event in all shades of purple on Saturday, June 11 at Seaford High School.
Registration is now under way for the Purple Ribbon Run, which will be held on Saturday, July 23 in Wantagh. There will be a half-mile fun run for children at 8 a.m., and the 5K run and walk starts at 8:30 a.m. The race finish and end is at the Forest Lake Elementary School.
Handcrafted Imports and Barnes Gallery, both of Garden City, NY, are delighted to announce a curated exhibit to be held at Adelphi University from June 11 to July 28, 2016. The exhibit, “Artists of …
One Year Later
“It’s not a sad day at all today,” Lorraine Fiorello said in the living room of her Seaford home on May 17, one year to the day after her son, Nico, was injured in a swimming accident at Jones Beach. “It’s a day to party.”