Eight years ago, the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) student, star athlete and friend Jacob Haden Greenberg died. Greenberg is remembered as a person who lived life to the fullest and strived for excellence in everything he did. He had an exuberant personality and a charming presence.
An alumni basketball game in the schoolâ€™s new sports complex game that matched the 2004-07 Hawks against the 2008-11 players on April 14 celebrated his memory.
The $1,700 raised will be donated to HAFTRCares Committee to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims. Raffle prizes included four tickets to a Yankees game and a gift cad to Ahuvaâ€™s Grill in Hewlett.