Rick Evrard’s enduring childhood memories of Mike Francesa are the outside jump shots the future radio star repeatedly hit on basketball courts at Nevada and Brookline avenues.
Fresh from the “I Worked on Wall Street But It Left Me Unfulfilled” file, meet Ian Linde, late of the $40 billion Jeffries Group and a successful equity trader with Lehman Brothers-Barclays before that.
The state’s Start-Up NY program may be a bit of a dud, but that hasn’t slowed the pace of other university-based programs that seek to support and commercialize innovation from students, staff and the region’s sundry entrepreneurs.
Shortly after his Imperial Hotel in Tokyo was completed in 1923, Frank Lloyd Wright published a book with photographs and plans of the lodge. Though it was demolished in 1963, the building has made a resurgence as the centerpiece for a major exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art.
Floral Park Memorial High School’s prom Wednesday night capped a memorable senior year for identical twins Alice and Grace Brandt. The siblings have played volleyball together on the same teams since fifth grade, a lengthy journey that culminated in winning a county championship with the girls varsity team last November.
East Meadow advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class AA girls’ basketball playoffs on the shoulders of a veteran and rising star.
Held scoreless for three periods, Jake Buchar dropped 10 of East Meadow’s 13 fourth-quarter points, hitting three jumpers and four free throws in the final two minutes last Friday to upend Hicksville, 47-43, and propel the Jets to the Nassau Class AA boy’s basketball postseason.
A pair of East Meadow wrestlers were crowned champions at last Saturday’s qualifying tournament and were among seven Jets who will hit the mats at the county championships this weekend.
After defeating Plainview-JFK last Saturday, East Meadow is positioned to make a strong push for the Nassau Class AA boys’ basketball playoffs after a 3-16 campaign last season
Long Beach wrestling’s tradition of winning continues with a team of mostly freshmen and sophomores. At 10-4 overall, the Marines claimed the Conference 2A title with a 5-0 record, defeating some in-league rivals by considerable margins