Thursday, 06 June 2013 00:00
MPWC Kids Fun Run
Saturday, June 8
Sunday Afternoon At The Opera
Sunday, June 9
Munsey Park Meeting
Wednesday, June 26
The Munsey Park Women’s Club’s Kids Fun Run and Fair Polliwog Pond. See the article “Fun Run At Polliwog Pond” in this issue.
“Sunday Afternoon At The Opera” from 2-4 p.m when Temple Judea of Manhasset welcomes the return of Ross Crolius, retired full-time chorister with the Metropolitian Opera for 25 years. Through the use of DVD and discussion, Crolius brings all into the Biblical world of Samson and Deliliah based on their story in the Book of Judges. The program, sponsored by the Greatest Generation of Temple Judea of Manhasset, is $10 person and “more than a nosh” will be served. RSVP as soon as possible to the temple office 516-621-8049. All are welcome.
The Village of Munsey Park’s village meeting for June takes place Wednesday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m.
The Board of Commissioners of the Manhasset-Lakeville Water and Fire District has a summer schedule of public official meetings. The board will meet on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in the evening from June 6 to Sept. 5 to discuss the weekly business of the district. All meetings will be conducted in the boardroom at the district office, 170 East Shore Road, Great Neck. Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The board is available on a daily basis to respond to concerns. Special arrangement or appointments can be made through Barbara Pisani at 516-466-4416, ext. 704.
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.”
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:48
Preparations are underway for the Annual Christmas Tree lighting to be held this Friday, Dec. 6 at Mary Jane Davies Park on Plandome Road. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m.
Workers have been busy decorating the gazebo with garland and lights to make the this year’s celebration the best yet. Sponsored by the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, The Town of North Hempstead and the Manhasset Park District, the event will feature holiday music performed by the Manhasset High School Brass Choir.
The program will begin with the Pledge of Allegiance and the blessing offered by Rev. Dr. Steven D. Pierce of the Community Reformed Church. The winners of the poster contest will be announced during the ceremony followed by the anticipated lighting of the Manhasset Christmas tree. The Manhasset Parks Department will be dispensing hot chocolate and treats, too.Santa Claus will make a ‘surprise’ appearance on Manhasset-Lakeville’s Fire truck and volunteer firefighters will be handing out candy canes to girls and boys. Come on down and celebrate the beginning of the season.
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.