The Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its 12th tournament on Oct. 3, with 27 golfers. Six men scored under 40, including a brilliant 35 by Charlie Hong Low overall score Flight A was won by Charlie Hong. Flight B Low sore was won by Jack Prunty with his personal best of 42. Dom Vissicchio also had a personal best of 42, but lost on the tie-breaker. Next tournament will be the last for the season, and the winners will be low flight A&B Low Overall Net.
You know you have a product when you can attract more than 20 people at 7 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday morning, especially after restricting participation to TOBY residents. Except open gym isn’t really a product at all, but a free program offered by the recently built Town of Oyster Bay Hicksville Recreation Center, which, in a partnership P.A.L. Co-Director Doug Kenah calls “very positive”, splits its time between P.A.L. leagues for kids under the age of 18 and town-organized activities for adults 18 and over. In a world where adult sport leagues charge increasingly greater fees, Hicksville’s partnership with P.A.L. offers a refreshing movement against the trend of pay to play.
On Sept. 27, soccer midfielder Alexis Escobar, of Hicksville, scored the game-winning goal with 7:07 remaining in double overtime as the Farmingdale State College Rams defeated NYU, 1-0. The Rams improved to 4-5 on the season. NYU fell to 6-2-1.
NYU outshot Farmingfale, 6-1, in the first half and held a 5-4 advantage in the second half. Neither team was able to score in either regulation or the first overtime period.
Registration for the Town of Oyster Bay Youth Ice Hockey Program will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and on Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center in Bethpage. Following those dates, registration will continue in the Recreation office at Town Hall South, located at 977 Hicksville Road, in Massapequa, from Oct. 10 through Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Additionally this season, the program welcomes back former New York Ranger and Long Island Duck’s Eastern Hockey League legend Buzz Deschamps, who has joined our staff and will help oversee the on-ice program and its coaches.
With the popularity of movies like the Hunger Games and The Avengers, it’s no surprise that C and B Archery in Hicksville is thriving. The indoor archery range allows archers of all skill levels and ages to tap into their inner superhero, as they learn how to use arrows and shoot bows at targets over 40 yards away.
Manager Dustin Cimato says he has seen all different types of shooters, including those who are blind and in wheelchairs.
“I’ve seen every different type of person coming from every different walk of life be able to do this sport,” Cimato says. “Anyone can do it.”
The Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its 10th tournament on Sept. 5, with 35 golfers. Eight of the golfers scored under 40, including a brilliant 32 by Charlie Hong. Low overall score was won by Bruce Danen. Joe Iavaroni scored a 43, his personal best so far and easily won low overall net.
Low Actual Score - Bruce Danen (34)
Low Overall Net - Joe Iavaroni (21)
Low Flight A - Jerry Skaee (24)
The Hicksville Hurricanes won the 2013 Nassau County Youth Baseball Summer League Championship, with their coaches John Balnis, John Kiss, Brian Stewart, and Mike Cuomo.
Nassau County selected Nassau Events Center to redevelop Nassau Coliseum and the surrounding property, by offering the county a significantly sweeter deal.
Bruce Ratner, the developer of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and NEC’s chief executive, beat out Hank Ratner (no relation) and the Madison Square Garden Company after the county narrowed its choices to the two entertainment giants last month.
At a news conference in Mineola on Thursday, Aug. 15, Mangano noted revenue differences in the two proposals drove the final decision.
The Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its 9th tournament on Aug. 22. We had 26 golfers. We had 6 golfers who scored under 40, including a brilliant 33 by Bob Ross and Dave Malle. Low overall score was won by Dave Malle with a tiebreaker. John Valsecchi scored a 42, his personal best so far and easily won low overall net.
Please note: There will be no early outs from this point on. Club golfers who do not wait for the 7:30 a.m. start will lose rights to winning any prize money or points. Golfers who must be the first out at 7:30 a.m. will be accommodated. A new rule will also be imposed that you must play your round with club members only or default your score. Please give your email address to John Bosco for a pre-publication subscription to this article published in the Levittown Tribune and Hicksville Illustrated News.
The 32nd Annual Invitational Golf Tournament was held at The Creek on Aug. 12 where many professionals joined together to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the March of Dimes. This year’s honoree was Robert Gilman of Plainview, CPA of Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLP. Other sponsors included Seyfarth Shaw, Bryan Cave, Deloitte, Jericho Capital, Merrick Financial Group, Michael & Darci Hirschberg, Meister Seelig & Fein LLP, Property Resources Corporation, TD Bank, and Lexus of Massapequa.
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