Latest Old Bethpage, New York Stories

2010-12-07 00:00:41

The "ËœMake a Difference' class project that began two years ago on Earth Day at Bethpage High School in New York has evolved into a school-wide environmental movement. In an effort to conserve resources, reduce toxicity and take environmental action, the Generation Green Team at Bethpage, together with the student body, teachers and administrators, has set the high school in a more eco-sensitive direction. In its first initiative, the school introduced non-toxic, refillable markers...

2009-06-17 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, JUNE 18: GOLF'S U.S. OPEN Profile America - Thursday, June 18th. One of the most important events of the year's golfing calendar - the U.S. Open - starts today on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park in New York. This is the 109th tournament in the series, sponsored by the United...

2008-07-22 12:00:47

By Dave Marcus, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 22--Eric Mendelsohn steps out of a blue minivan and gazes at a house in Northport. It has a wide front porch, bay windows and delicately peeling paint. Perfect. He leaves a note telling the homeowner he wants it. Back in the van, he peers out the windshield at Colonials, Victorians, split-levels. He still needs three more houses. Also a set of watercolor paintings, a globe and an ambulance. Mendelsohn, who teaches filmmaking at...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.