Calhoun’s “On Tour Company” presents Annual Improvisation Night

Sanford H. Calhoun High School was scheduled to host their annual “Evening of Improv” on Friday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m., hosted by the director and members of the “On Tour Company,” before inclement weather forced a rescheduling. This upcoming performance is the third and final of the improvisation shows being held for the 2016-2017 school year.

Pair of semifinalists for Kennedy

A week after Kennedy produced six finalists and four champions at the Nassau Division I wrestling qualifying tournament hosted by Massapequa, the Cougars had mixed results last weekend at the county championships at Hofstra.

Eight Central District students present research at York College

John F. Kennedy and Calhoun High School students had their chance to shine when they were selected as semifinalists to present research at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at York College in Queens on Feb. 5.

County Executive race

Democratic county exec candidates to meet in forum

Three Democratic candidates vying for the seat of County Executive Ed Mangano, a Republican who is currently under federal indictment, will meet for the first time in what the Lakeview and Rockville Centre Democratic Clubs are billing not as a debate, but as a conversation.

Community

Irish history on Long Island

The next meeting of the Irish Cultural Society brings one of the region's top historians to the stage of the Garden City Public Library. The meeting will be held at the Garden City Public Library, 60 Seventh Street, across the street from the Garden City Hotel, on Wednesday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Eleven Mepham athletes sign with colleges

Nearly a dozen student-athletes from Wellington C. Mepham High School in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District officially signed letters of intent to play sports with various institutions post-high school.

Mepham’ varsity kickline Grand Champions

The Wellington C. Mepham High School varsity kickline team high kicked their way to the top at the NDA Regional Dance Competition at Walt Whitman High School on Jan. 21.

Bellmoreite fights cancer with alternative treatment

“The first day I was really scared,” said Mary Askin, 51, of Bellmore, recalling her state of mind driving to ProCure Proton Therapy Center in New Jersey for her first cancer treatment session. The procedure involved wearing a formed-fitting mask that would direct beams of energy at her cancerous areas. After completing a total of thirty-three 20-minute sessions, she looked back on her first and said, “the machinery was kind of big and scary looking, but everybody there was so nice.”