Thursday, 06 June 2013 00:00
Rosalind Murray, née Cuneo, 86 of Somerset, N.J., and a former Manhasset resident, passed away in Hilton Head, S.C. on May 26. She was the daughter of Grace R. Barone and Salvatore J. Cuneo. Her beloved husband, Harold F. Murray predeceased her. She leaves bereft her loving children, Sally Anne Powell and her husband John of New Canaan, Conn., Marygrace Flynn and her husband Steve of Flemington, N.J. and Hilton Head, S.C., James Murray and his wife Mary of Jupiter, Fla. and adoring grandchildren Christopher Powell, Thomas Powell, Lauren Murray, Dean Murray, Robert Flynn, Allison Flynn Carr and her husband Andrew, and Bill Flynn. She was the beloved sister of Theresa Cuneo Bolen and the late Peter Cuneo, sister-in-law of Robert Bolen and the dear aunt of Bob and Janet Bolen, Anne Bolen, and Gregory Bolen. She leaves many loving friends behind.
Rosalind was born in Brooklyn and graduated from St. Joseph’s College and received her M.Ed from Brooklyn College. She was an elementary schoolteacher and administrator in the New York City public school system for 40 years, spending majority of her career at P.S. 100 in Queens, where she was a mentor to many. She lived in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Manhasset, and Garden City prior to moving to Somerset, N.J.
A Funeral Mass will be held on June 8 at 1 p.m. at St. Matthias Church in Somerset, N.J.
Immediately following the Mass, please join the family at an Open House to share and celebrate Roz’s life (have a bite, cry and laugh) at the home of Theresa and Pat Bolen, 636 Viscaya Ct., Somerset, N.J. 08873; 732-356-8740.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Joseph’s College 245 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11025. Attn: Kimberly Tuthill In Memory of Rosalind Murray ‘48.
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.