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2013 Women’s Roll of Honor

Cardinal, Endrezzi and Spankos recognized

Coinciding with Women’s History Month, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman and Town Clerk Leslie Gross announced the honorees for the 2013 Women’s Roll of Honor, which will pay tribute to the late May Newburger, former North Hempstead Supervisor and founder of the annual event.

Event chairperson Gross has chosen the theme for this year’s breakfast, which will recognize North Hempstead’s women “Trail Blazers.”

This year’s Women’s Roll of Honor Breakfast will take place on Thursday, March 21 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Clubhouse at Harbor Links in Port Washington. No reservation is necessary and admission is free.

The 2013 Honorees

Christine Napolitano, Mineola

Janet Wohlars, Mineola

Grace Bryant, Westbury       

Marie Callahan, Williston Park

Cindy Cardinal, Manhasset

Marion Endrizzi, Manhasset     

Mindy Germain, Port Washington

Renee Haber, East Hills

Catherine Handy, Westbury

Sharon Kovacs Gruer, Great Neck

Linda Leaf, Great Neck

Lauretta Murdock, Port Washington

Rose Marie Murphy, Albertson

Ania Nassimi, Great Neck

Parvaneh Doustan Sarraf, Roslyn

Jane Schwartz, Port Washington

Stella Spanakos, Manhasset

News

More than 475 runners from all across Long Island, came together on Aug. 30, for the tenth annual Companions in Courage one-mile run.

 

For Andrea Kopatka, 49, of Levittown, this was her first race in three years. 

 

“I wanted to run this race before I turned 50,” she said. “It was on my bucket list.” 

Over the summer, 13-year-old Zachary Martin of Levittown was named an All-American athlete for his performance on the gridiron, earning him an invitation to the ninth annual Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl in Orlando, Fla.

 

Martin, a defensive lineman for the Wisdom Lane Middle School Wildcats, said he was selected among a group of young athletes after attending a rigorous five-day football camp at LIU Post.  


Sports

The National Brain Tumor Society hosts its Long Island Brain Tumor Walk on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Jones Beach State Park, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. Programs and activities run from 8 a.m. to noon.

Michelle Duffy of Levittown was recently named head coach for the Blue Angels’ cross country program at the College of New Rochelle. 

 

“We are very pleased to have a coach with Michelle’s pedigree take the reins of our cross country program,” said Athletics Director Harold Crocker. “Her success athletically and academically, as well as her ability to mentor and guide young women, makes her the ideal coach for the Blue Angels.”


Calendar

Levittown Board of Ed - September 10

Patriot Day - September 11

Annual Country Fair  - September 13


Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
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