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.
Oceanside senior quarterback Tommy Heuer tied and broke records en route to winning a county championship, and he’s threatening other individual marks.
Top-seeded Oceanside reignited its high-flying ways last Saturday evening, dominating Farmingdale, 42-6, in a Conference I football semifinal showdown at Hofstra after nearly falling to Baldwin in a low-scoring nail-biter to open the postseason.
Greg Pimentel was an explosive difference for host Freeport in its 27-7 Conference I football first-round playoff win against East Meadow last Friday night.
Although Oceanside fell to Farmingdale 4-1 in a Nassau Class AA girls’ soccer first-round playoff loss, the team’s 2017 campaign pivoted on two 1-0 defeats to Baldwin decided by inches