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Long Island Students Receive Belt Promotions

Friday, 25 February 2011 00:00

Students at Charles Water Karate & Fitness in Williston Park, have received belt promotions after successfully completing a series of extensive exams.

“Our goal at Charles Water’s Karate & Fitness is to facilitate mental growth enabling our students to reach their highest potential as human beings,” says Mr. Charles Water, owner and director of the school. “Our studio teaches students how to defend themselves responsibly while instilling self-confidence, self-discipline and respect for others.”

 

Portuguese Soccer Club 75th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, 25 February 2011 00:00

The Mineola Portuguese Center, Long Island’s oldest Portuguese Club, will hold a celebration of its 75th Anniversary of the first Portuguese-American settlement on Long Island and the soccer team that started it all. The gala will take place on March 12 at 8 p.m. in the Center’s grand ballroom at 306 Jericho Turnpike in Mineola.

 

Mustang Alum Is First College Hoop Starter in Nearly 50 Years

Written by Submitted by Tom Winters Friday, 18 February 2011 00:00

Gessner Cracks Starting Five for Division II Molloy College

 In late February of 2008, T.J. Gessner was on the precipice of a dream.  A three-year starter as point guard at Mineola High School, Gessner was at the helm of potentially the biggest upset in Mustang basketball history.  The Mustangs were “George Mason/Butler-like” underdogs as the # 15 seed to the # 2 seed and perennial County title contenders from South Side High School.  In an electrically charged gymnasium in Rockville Centre with at least 2,000 rabid fans in attendance, Gessner and his Mustang teammates fell seconds short of a shocker.  Suffering through a miserable first two years (5-31 record), Gessner led Mineola to 23 wins in his final two seasons resulting in the school’s first Conference Championship in 22 years.

 

Wheatley Boys Fencing Ranked Fourth on Long Island

Friday, 18 February 2011 00:00

The Wheatley School Boys’ Varsity Fencing Team capped a successful season with a 9-3 record. The team, ranked fourth on Long Island, is preparing for the Team Championships which were held on Feb. 9 and 12. The team members are team captain David Skwiersky, Zoraiz Arif, Arjun Balakumar, Ankit Bhasin, Josh Cantos, Chris Che, Andrew Chen, Liting Chiang, Ben Goldbaum, Amaan Karim, Saad Khanzada, Timothy Lee, Ziv Lotzky, Matt Rajman, Avinash Reddy, Matt Rothstein, Zohaib Shaikh, Jasjit Singh, Max Woods, Charles Yu, and Kuan Yu.

 

Mineola Athletes Invited to Nationwide 10K

Written by Mineola American Editorial Staff Friday, 11 February 2011 00:00

Runners and walkers from and all over Long Island are cordially invited to join in the fun on Sunday, April 3 for the 34th annual Nationwide 10-Kilometer Run for ASPIRE, Long Island’s oldest continuously held 10-K run.  This will be the first Sunday running of the event, which had been traditionally held on a Saturday.

 

Mineola Alum Selected As LI Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inductee

Friday, 04 February 2011 00:00

Mineola High School alumnus Richard Flynn (class of 1987) has earned the honors of being selected as an inductee into the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation’s (LIMLF) Hall of Fame. Flynn is one of the 10 new members to be recognized at the 26th annual ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Huntington Hilton.

 

A Little Winter Magic at Charles Water Karate

Friday, 04 February 2011 00:00

A community’s life is generated by small business owners. These are the people that create jobs and commerce by converting their dreams into a successful store-front business. A stroll down Hillside Avenue in Williston Park provides many examples. The Charles Water Karate and Fitness Studio has been a 25-year fixture of the community. It started with a handful of students in August 1986, and has grown to hundreds of students and many programs for all ages.

 

A Little Winter Magic at Charles Water Karate

Friday, 04 February 2011 00:00

A community’s life is generated by small business owners. These are the people that create jobs and commerce by converting their dreams into a successful store-front business. A stroll down Hillside Avenue in Williston Park provides many examples. The Charles Water Karate and Fitness Studio has been a 25-year fixture of the community. It started with a handful of students in August 1986, and has grown to hundreds of students and many programs for all ages.

 

Karatatot Program Thriving At Charles Water

Friday, 28 January 2011 00:00

The foundation for character building and success starts at home. The schools and role models that impact your child’s life assist in reinforcing the aspirations that you have for your child’s development and future.

 

Local Runners Invited to February Bethpage Trail Relay

Friday, 28 January 2011 00:00

Runners of all ages and levels of ability are invited to join the Greater Long Island Running Club at Bethpage State Park on Saturday morning, Feb. 19 for the 13th annual Runner’s Edge-Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt Trail Relay. The Relay will start at exactly 10 a.m.

 

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