For the first time in Kennedy High School’s history, the junior varsity cheerleading team participated in the National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Fla. After taking part in a regional competition and hosting a series of fundraisers, coach Linda Leonardo said that it was a relief to finally see the freshmen and sophomores perform their routine at the event.
For high school athletes seeking to compete in college sports, coaches care about other things besides scoring — “If we’re gonna make them part of our family for four years—first we … look at their SAT scores, then do a character check, (and) then see if they can play,” Chris Re, assistant football coach at Gettysburg College, said at a panel called, “Does Your Child Dream of Playing Sports in College?”
By March 1, homeowners who are involved in the program must submit a Scope of Work Itemization Form 6100 and Scope of Work Change Request. In other words, when someone lifts his or her home, there is an initial cost estimate that is approved in a grant request from NY Rising. Once the house-elevation process begins there are cost overruns and unanticipated challenges that cause homeowners to file change orders. If these orders are not filed by the deadline, the homeowner will have to pay out of pocket. The second deadline set by NY Rising is Sept. 1, by which all residents involved must have their houses lifted.
A former Merrick resident will spend three months in jail for embezzling around $100,000 meant for developmentally disabled people in order to finance what the State Inspector General called “her posh personal lifestyle.”
Marla Kilfoyle, of Bellmore, recited a series of numbers: 42, 59, 44, 37, 56, 54, 60, 31 to the assembled crowd at South Side High School in Rockville Centre. “These were the scores that my son …
A North Bellmore man is facing multiple charges after he kicked and punched his Uber driver’s car, then knocked the driver unconscious, according to Nassau County Police.
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.
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.
At the conclusion of the fall semester, many colleges and universities throughout the country reached out to the Herald in recognition of local students who have distinguished themselves academically. We are pleased to continue to recognize these local students who are making names for themselves in higher ed.
County Executive race
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.
Jan. 6: Public Swearing-In Ceremony, State Senator John Brooks — Seaford High School, Seaford Elected officials have private swearing-in ceremonies just prior to their assuming whatever …
Alyssa Mendelowitz, of Merrick, made Sunday a Fun Day of Giving and Spinning at Casa de Spin in Massapequa on Jan. 29. Mendelowitz, along with her classmates at the Schechter School of Long Island, assembled Necessities Bags to aid people with breast cancer.
The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District Community Cupboard received a generous gift during the board of education meeting on Feb. 1. Members of the Bellmore Lions and Kiwanis clubs presented the cupboard with a $1,500 check.
Birch School kindergartners in the Merrick School District celebrated the Chinese New Year with a traditional lion dance on Jan. 25.
Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Singles Association of Long Island, ages 25 plus. Social gathering afterwards at the Omega Diner, 1809 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park. All bowling events will be held on the last Saturday of the month except July, August, and October.