Wednesday, 17 April 2013 10:32
Library Trustee Election and Budget Vote
Wednesday, April 17
Saturday, April 20
Ned Peyser Memorial Golf Outing
Thursday, April 25
The Manhasset Library Annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election will be held in the Community Room of the Library on Wednesday, April 17, from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. All registered Manhasset voters are encouraged to vote.
Get free cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes screenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet some of St. Francis Hospital’s top doctors without having to make an appointment. Join us for a heart healthy walk at 1 p.m. (weather permitting). Location: The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research and Education, 101 Northern Blvd., Greenvale, NY 11548. For more information, call (516) 629-2013
A fishing contest for boys and girls under 16. Town dock, lower Main Street, Port Washington from 9 a.m. to noon. No charge. Sponsored by the Manhasset Bay Sportsmen’s Club. All supplies to be provided.
The Social Justice Mental Health sub-committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock (UUCSR) will be hosting a Part II of a Win With Your Teens Well Being Workshop series at 1 p.m. in the Children’s Chapel of UUCSR (48 Shelter Rock Rd. Manhasset, NY 11030). There is a suggested $5 donation. This workshop will be led by Dr. Anthony DeCamello, a licensed psychologist affiliated with the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Win With Your Teens helps parents who want to develop or continue a nurturing relationship with their children through the adolescent years and beyond.
It’s time for spring migration and the arrival of those wonderful, colorful little birds to our area. David Speiser has been a birder and photographer for over 15 years and will show some of his photos at 7 p.m. which have been featured in the Central Park Zoo, Audubon Magazine, Birder’s World and many other publications. This program is sponsored by the North Shore Audubon Society. For a list of upcoming bird walks go to northshoreaudubon.org. To contact Manhasset Public Library at 30 Onderdonk Avenue, phone 627-2300.
Winthrop-University Hospital’s Movement Disorders Program offers a Parkinson’s Patient Support Group for diagnosed individuals and their family members. The next session will be held from 4 to 5 p.m., at the Winthrop Wellness Pavilion, 1300 Franklin Avenue, Suite ML-5 in Garden City. It will provide information about "Lee Silverman Voice Training,” an innovative method for improving voice and speech with exercises that target vocal intensity, quality and variation. Ample, free parking is available behind the building. Groups are free, but space is limited. Advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, please call (516) 663-3926.
Plandome Fire Department Annual Ned Peyser Memorial Golf Outing at the Plandome Country Club. The event, on Thursday, April 25 will include the annual scholarship in Ned’s memory for a worthy student at Manhasset High School.
The Shelter Rock Singles of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Shelter Rock present an interactive workshop on relationalship issues moderated by Dr. Fred Holtz in the Veatch House, 48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset. Admission $15, Refreshments provided, 50+, non-religious event. Call Ben at (516) 627-6560 X134.
Spring Fair (rain date Saturday, May 4), is from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the environment at the Spring Fair, environmental exhibitions, fishing for kids ages 12 and under all gear provided. Also, refreshments and games for kids. Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Rte 25A, CSH, NY 11724 , www.cshfha.org 516 692-6768.
From 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Church of Our Saviour, Lutheran, 1901 Northern Blvd., Manhasset (across from Apple Store). Attic treasures, books, clothing, furniture, games, housewares, linens, toys. bake shop with home baked goodies. Something for everyone. Indoors, rain or shine. For more information call the church office at 516-627-2430.
Annual Rummage and Designer Clothing Sale at Temple Judea of Manhasset from 12:30 - 4 p.m. Temple Judea is at 333 Searingtown Road. For more information call 516 621- 8049.
Bag Day from 10 a.m. – noon. New items; designer handbags and clothing, toys, jewelry, housewares, linens and much more. Temple Judea of Manhasset is at 333 Searingtown Road. For more information call 516 621-8049.
Help the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation in Port Washington fund their vital programs and services for families on Long Island affected by Alzheimer’s. Purchase a ticket to their comedy fundraiser shown at 7:30 p.m. at Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown! Just $35 for an evening of levity. To purchase tickets, just call 516 767 6856.
The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation hosts a Spring Open House at 5 Channel Drive in Port Washington from 3 – 7 p.m. Tour the LIAF headquarters, learn about its day programs and support groups, as well as meet various professionals who provide onsite services at LIAF – including a physical therapist, chiropractor, and memory training specialist.
The Women’s Club of The Congregational Church of Manhasset will hold its annual Spring Luncheon at 12 Noon in the church’s North Lounge. Luncheon reservations must be made with Valerie at the church office (516) 627-4911 by Wednesday, May 1st. There is a suggested $10 donation for the luncheon. At 1:00 P.M., Ryan Torres, Horticulturalist for the Town of North Hempstead and Director for Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson, will be the guest speaker. The church is located at 1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset. The community is cordially invited to attend the luncheon and/or the program.
Friday, 17 January 2014 00:00
Negotiations are currently underway between the Village of Farmingdale and members of the local CSEA labor union. After a closed door executive session meeting, on Jan. 6, village trustees met with members of the labor counsel to iron out terms of a new contract proposal, which they said will hopefully meet the fancy of union leaders.
“We have sent our proposals out there,” said Farmingdale Mayor Ralph Ekstrand, “we are just waiting for the CSEA membership to approve it.”
Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:00
A new Child Care Centerfor children ages eight weeks through Pre-K—opened at Farmingdale State College this week, which will be open to the community and the college campus.
“The College owes a great deal of thanks to everyone involved in this project,” said Farmingdale State College President Hubert Keen. “This center provides a safe and nurturing environment for the children of our students, faculty and staff.
Especially for our students, the availability of quality child care can determine whether or not they are able to complete their education.”
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
On Saturday, November 9, the MHS Girls Swim Team competed in the Nassau County Team Championships. After a strong preliminary performance on Friday, the girls had their sights set on swimming even faster on Saturday at the finals. On Friday, Manhasset qualified 14 individual swims in the top 10 and all three relays. The team also had an additional 7 swims in the consolation finals (places 11-20). On Saturday, the top 20 individuals and relays compete in each event, all finishers scoring points towards their team total.
In the championship’s opening event, the 200 yd. medley relay team from Manhasset set the tone for what turned out to be a historic day in Manhasset Girls Swimming. The relay team of Grace Kenlon, Allegra Sodi, Megan Smith and Meredith Johnson finished third and set a new school record time of 1:51.96, also qualifying for the New York State Championships.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
The Indians' regular season came to a close recently, but not before the boys locked up several more post-season honors to complete a highly successful campaign that brought an undefeated season as well as Division and Conference Championships. Manhasset headed into the post-season with high aspirations and battled it out with rival Wantagh High School for two weekends in a row—at both the Class Country Championships and the State Qualification race—coming up just short on both occasions, but achieving many milestones along the way.