Ana Rodriguez: Feature Story

When Ana Rodriguez left her hometown in Bogota, Colombia, she had one goal: to earn a Division I golf scholarship in the United States.  And here she is, a 19-year-old freshman on Hofstra’s team. “In Colombia, the only school sports teams they have are soccer basketball and volleyball,” she said.  “They don’t really have golf.” Those who want to become better must practice on their … Continue reading Ana Rodriguez: Feature Story

Men’s Lacrosse: Chaminade Defeats Massapequa, 8-5

MASSAPEQUA, NY — Senior attackers Pat Kavanagh and Jake Sexton each netted two goals and goalie Andrew Bonafede recorded six saves to lead Chaminade past Massapequa, 8-5, in high school boys lacrosse at Massapequa on Wednesday. Massapequa attackers Eamon Hall and Colin Gleason scored two goals apiece, while Michael Venezia made 14 saves. “Offensively our stick skills weren’t there,” said Massapequa head coach Tim Radomski. … Continue reading Men’s Lacrosse: Chaminade Defeats Massapequa, 8-5

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Bill Russell: A Champion Both On and Off the Court

At every point in his athletic career, starting with a state title at the age of 17, all the way through his eleventh and final NBA championship, Russell was a basketball champion.  But more importantly, he was also a champion of civil rights, paving the way for African-American athletes who followed him. Continue reading Bill Russell: A Champion Both On and Off the Court

Spring 2017: Nassau County Property Tax Story

Since 2010, Danielle Kilkenny has helplessly watched her property tax bill increase by thousands of dollars while her next door neighbor has received a tax bill decrease. As a Garden City homeowner, Kilkenny, 37, is not alone.  Her story is shared by thousands of other homeowners in Nassau Country who are paying significantly higher property taxes than residents in the same neighborhood.  In this shift, … Continue reading Spring 2017: Nassau County Property Tax Story

Spring 2017: Howitt Middle School Sports Complex to Begin Construction in the Spring of 2018

FARMINGDALE, NY- Farmingdale residents voted in favor of a bond that will fund a state-of-the-art athletic complex and aquatic center at Howitt Middle School.  The bond will additionally fund ball-field renovations at the high school and elementary schools in the district. The $36 million bond was voted on by Farmingdale residents last October.  After a 3,000 voter turnout, the bond passed on a close call, … Continue reading Spring 2017: Howitt Middle School Sports Complex to Begin Construction in the Spring of 2018

Fall 2016: New Call of Duty Lacks Enthusiasm from Both Critics and Fans

FARMINGDALE,NY — Dozens of gamers gathered at the Farmingdale Gamestop Thursday night to await the midnight release of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.   Activision, the makers of this year’s game, decided to include a remastered version of 2007’s Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare with a copy of every Legacy Edition that was sold.   Despite the fact that Infinite Warfare was headlined in … Continue reading Fall 2016: New Call of Duty Lacks Enthusiasm from Both Critics and Fans

Fall 2016: Bethpage Golf Course Hosts the 12th Annual Joe Namath Celebrity Golf Outing

FARMINGDALE,NY– Brian Cashman, Chris Berman, Lawrence Taylor and Tino Martinez were some of the most notable names in attendance at this years’ Joe Namath Celebrity Golf Outing.   Bethpage State Park Golf Course was the host of this outing for the 11th straight year.  According to Brooks Thomas, the tournament director, the event involved 475 golfers and 100 celebrities. March of Dimes, the charity organization … Continue reading Fall 2016: Bethpage Golf Course Hosts the 12th Annual Joe Namath Celebrity Golf Outing