Week in Review: Girls Volleyball Triumphs, National Grid Camps at Sunken Meadow Park

A wrap up of the week's biggest headlines.


Gas Pains in Kings Park Didn't Include Gouging

New Yorkers scrambling for gas in the days after Sandy may have received some sticker shock when seeing the price at the pump, prompting some to request investigations into price gouging. But local owners explain that a change in price doesn’t necessarily mean the consumer is being taken advantage of.

Kings Park Schools Dip Into Spring Break to Make Up Lost Days

Hurricane Sandy gave children some unexpected time off, but that time will be paid back, according to school officials.

The district lost a total of six days, three of which will be made up with conference days, which are days where staff comes in and there is no school for students.

School will be in session on March 25 and 26, the first two days of spring break, which are also the first days of Passover, and May 24, part of the long Memorial Day weekend.

Kings Park Baseball Standout Signs Letter of Intent With Stony Brook

Senior Joe Guercio, a force to be reckoned with on the football field and a powerhouse on the mound at Kings Park High School, will soon go to bat for Stony Brook University.

PLAYOFFS: Kings Park Girls Volleyball Triumph in LI Championship

The Kings Park  girls volleyball team’s county championship season ended on a high note Tuesday night, beating South Side 3-0 in the Long Island Class A championship final at Carle Place High School.

National Grid Workers Set Up Camp at State Park

A mini-city of tents, showers, bathroom and dining facilities has been erected for work weary out-of-state crews at Sunken Meadow State Park.

The camp is one of nine around Long Island set up to feed and house restoration workers. According to Wendy Ladd, spokeswoman for National Grid, there are 350 restoration workers housed at the camp, which is run by National Grid.


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