Newsletter for the Alumni and Friends of 
Hicksville High School   Hicksville, New York

The Editors: Buffalo Bob Casale, '61
Contributing Editors:  Ron Wencer, '64 & Carol McCormick Konen '73
Webmaster:  Roger Whitaker
Editors Emeritus: David J. Rubin - '82, Elliot Gorlin - '63, 
Valerie Pakaluk - '51,
Henry Lichtenstein - '59
Founding Editors: 
Pat (Koziuk) Driscoll - '56 & Linda (Piccerelli) Hayden - '60

The subscription and notification features no longer work following the death in November 2017 of Henry Lichtenstein who maintained it.  Check after the first of the month to see the new edition.  - Editors

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Construction of the Vietnam War Era Memorial is now complete!!!  Anyone may now stop by to view the Memorial!  Current photos can be seen on the Home Page of the 12/1/19 issue of HixNews by clicking on the Archives tab of this issue.  
We have not heard back yet from Superintendant Lintz regarding the need for insurance and liability coverage for the Memorial's Dedication Ceremony and we're sure this is not a top priority for her, or the school's attorneys, at the moment due to their need to lead the Hicksville Public School District through the coronavirus pandemic. 
Given the pandemic, it also does not make sense to set a dedication date until we have the "all clear" from the Federal Government and NY State.  Once we have a dedication date it will be published both in HixNews and on the Hicksville Facebook pages.
There were two new donations in March and it is still not too late to donate!!
For our complete Monthly UPDATE, including how to make your donation, please click on the Honoring Our Veterans tab of this newsletter.
We trust all readers are staying safe at this difficult time.  As always, should you wish to make any comments on the Update, please email me at
On behalf of the Project Team,
Joe Carfora
HHS 1962

Each month, we profile a former student that has submitted a biographical sketch of their life. However, this month, in lieu of a monthly profile depicting one of the many Hicksville High School graduates, we are providing the origin of the names of some who graduated over the years. Many of you have not used the opportunity of sharing precious moments with other classmates. Itís not too late to submit a sketch to be included in the Alumni Bio Section (click the link on the left to go to the bios section) of the newsletter. We are including a writeable document that you can fill in on you computer and, after completing the document, forward to


August 8, 2020
7:30-11:30 pm
Oak Room at the Heritage Club at Bethpage. 

Cost $125 includes food and drink. 
Payment info will be released soon.
For current information visit: 

Nearby Hotels include: (Book sooner rather than later)
Hilton Garden Inn Round Swamp Road
Homewood Suites Round Swamp Road
Holiday Inn, Plainview on Sunny Side Blvd
Four Points by Sheraton in Melville, Plainview on South Service Road

Any questions? Contact Sue at: