Wednesday, 04 December 2013 00:00
Champions for Charity
Thursday, December 5
Mens' Club Luncheon
Thursday, December 5
Holiday Tree Lighting
Friday, December 6
The Kiwanis Club of Manhasset and Port Washington meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at The Port Washington Yacht Club, 1 Yacht Club Drive from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
The Mens' Club of Manhasset meets at the Swan Club for their annual Christmas Party at 11:45 p.m. For more information contact Frank Datzler at 627-9191.
Support your local charities by signing up for a Champions for Charity card. Enjoy shopping or dining knowing the charity you designate will receive 25 percent of your full-price pre-tax purchase. Champions for Charity will run Dec. 5, Dec. 6, and Dec. 7. Present the card as you shop at participating Americana and Wheatley Plaza stores.
Manhasset Chamber of Commerce hosts It Annual Tree Lighting at Mary Jane Davies Gazebo located on Plandome Road at 4:15 p.m. Enjoy holiday music, hot chocolate, and surprise visit from the jolly old elf himself. Poster contest winners will be announced.
The Chancel Choir and professional soloists of The Congregational Church of Manhasset will performt a Christmas concert under the direction of Craig Tocher, with accompaniment by Judith Feuss after the 10 a.m. service. Familiar as well as lesser known anthems and carols performed by the choir will be interspersed with the singing of carols by the choir and attendees. Following the concert, light refreshments will be served in the church’s Parish Hall. There is no suggested donation. The Congregational Church of Manhasset is located at 1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset. For additional information, please call the church office 627-4911 or visit the church’s website at uccmanhasset.org.
Allison Rushforth, Executive Director of Special Education, will have a casual chat about how the Common Core Learning Standards may impact the Special Education community. An open Q&A will also be included from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Manhasset Public Library (Community Room). All are welcome to attend.
Share the Spirit and Magic of Christmas at Holiday Ready Open House in Plandome sponsored by The Guild of St. Francis Hospital. Piano performance, light buffet lunch, holiday desserts. $50 Non-refundable Ticket 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. For more information, please call 516-629-2048.
Manhasset AHRC will hold its traditional Holly Luncheon beginning 11 a.m. at a warm and gracious home in Plandome. For further information, call Carolyn Conklin at 570-6775. Reservations are required. $65 per person. Mail your check to make a reservations to Carolyn Conklin, 21 Waldo Lane, Manhasset.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock will present its Annual Messiah Sing at 1:30 p.m. at the Congregation’s facility at 48 Shelter Rock Road in Manhasset. Scores for the Messiah Sing will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring personal scores if they possess them (Watkins Shaw edition preferred). While all attendees are invited and encouraged to sing, those wishing to simply listen to the amassed choir and soloists are cordially welcome. The event is open to the public. A contribution of $7 will be requested at the door ($5 for Congregation members), and adequate free parking is available.
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.