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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Project Extra in the Classroom, a new initiative to bring hands-on instruction in STEM to all fourth graders, has debuted and, judging by the excitement of students, the program is a hit. STEM, an … more
Calling themselves “The War Writers,” Liam Coll, Christian Piedrahita and Matthew Krautheimer of School No. 4 have written The Book of WWII, a fictional tale of three friends who go off to war … more
Oceanside celebrated its Homecoming on Sept. 27 with a brilliant early-fall day, a parade from Schoolhouse Green and tons of school spirit. Unfortunately, the Sailors were not able to hang onto a … more
A drug take-back event sponsored by the Bellmore-Merrick Community Parent Center, the Central High School District and the Heroin Task Force on Sept. 27 yielded more than 200 pounds of medications, representing hundreds, if not thousands, of the opioid prescription pain pills that a growing number of teenagers are abusing, according to Wendy Tepfer, the Parent Center’s executive director. more
Jennifer Spitz hired as Special Education Teacher at Francis X. Hegarty School   Jennifer Rose Spitz is an experienced behavior specialist. In addition to serving as the Supervising Head … more
Five Towns Community Chest will hold its 30th annual fair on Saturday, Oct. 11, Sunday, Oct. 12 and on Monday, Columbus Day, Oct. 13 in Andrew J. Parise Park in Cedarhurst. The fair will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. all three days. more
Up and coming artist Sheri Miller will be appearing at Island Park Library on Saturday, October 11th at 2 p.m. Sheri was born in Roslyn in an extremely musical and creative home. Her mother was an opera singer and classical pianist, while her uncle was a recording engineer and musician. Sheri began taking classical piano lessons at age seven, but even then rebelled by composing her own original songs, rather than practicing her classical pieces. she began teaching herself guitar and piano, composing dozens of songs by age ten, and singing along with Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Billie Holiday, The Beatles and The Beach Boys. more
To help save lives and combat the heroin epidemic, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced on September 29 several free overdose prevention seminars for residents, including one that will be hosted by Oceanside Middle School on Thursday, Nov. 20. more
The Oceanside Library announced some changes on its board of directors, including the retirement of longtime director Evelyn Rothschild, last week. more
Last week, Nassau County came through on its promise to help Artie DeGannaro restore his lawn after it was ravaged by Superstorm Sandy almost two years ago. But it was about more than just his lawn … more
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