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Muttontown Preserve Hike Jan. 10

Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

The Muttontown Preserve will present a guided hike, “Special Places at Muttontown,” on Sunday, Jan. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The hike will cover several areas of the preserve, including: the “Succession Field Trail,” onetime farmland that has been reclaimed over the years by woods; the “Tall Conifers,” comprising white pine, spruce and larch planted in 1909; “Hidden Pond,” a kettle pond tucked away in the preserve where participants can engage in bird-watching; and “Glacial Kame,” a type of hilly deposit formed during the ice age. The walk will cover three miles over somewhat rough terrain.

 

LI Marathon Early Bird Registration

Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

Jan. 15 will be the deadline for early bird registration for the 2010 RXR/TIAA-CREF Long Island Marathon. The Long Island Marathon “Festival of Races,” set for the weekend of April 30 to May 2 is recognized as one of Long Island’s most prestigious sporting events.

The One Mile Race, the 5K Race, and the “Kids Fun Run” will start from Mitchel Athletic Complex on Saturday, May 1. On Sunday, May 2, the Long Island Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K races take place. The weekend celebration also includes a pasta party for runners on April 30, at the Cradle of Aviation Museum and a “Runners’ Expo” at Mitchel Athletic Complex from April 29 to May 1.

 

Alumni Discuss Athletics After Green Vale

Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

Green Vale students in grades 5-9 had a chance to hear directly from high school student-athletes about what it’s like to play high school sports.

 

Hardwood Action Underway in Roslyn

Written by Joe Scotchie Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

Winning Streak for Girls Squad; Boys Varsity Back on Track

Last year, the Roslyn Bulldogs enjoyed one of the most successful basketball seasons in the school’s history, winning their first ever Nassau County ABC-I championship. 

 

Football Crown for Roslyn Chargers

Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00
On Sunday, Dec. 13, The Roslyn Chargers 8-year-old division became Super Bowl champions of the Long Island Flag Football league. Their Super Bowl quest came after an undefeated season. Their 8-year-old age group consisted of over 25 teams. The coaching staff consisted of Daren Hornig, Steven Baum and Seth Markowitz. Thanks for a great season.

 

Fall Sports Award Program at RHS

Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

Numerous team and individual honors were celebrated at the Fall Sports awards program on Dec. 7 at Roslyn High School. Interim athletics Director Joanna Commander paid tribute to 267 athletes on 13 teams and their coaches on an outstanding fall season, and coaches presented awards to the players on their respective teams.

 

Karate Kids Perform Random Acts of Kindness

Friday, 11 December 2009 00:00

At Charles Water Karate & Fitness, students are asked to perform a “Random Act of Kindness” once per month. The following students followed through on their Random Act of Kindness for the month of October 2009.

 

Christopher Morley Park Skating Rink Open

Friday, 11 December 2009 00:00

The outdoor ice-skating rink at Christopher Morley Park in Roslyn-North Hills is now open. The rink, part of the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums, is open seven days a week through around mid-March.

 

Eighth Grade Girls Off to 6-0 Start

Friday, 04 December 2009 00:00

The Corpus Christi girls’ basketball team is off to a 6-0 start and first place with a two-game lead. This is a pleasant surprise to many as the team is playing in the eighth grade division with only seven eighth graders and five seventh graders.

 

Mustang Run Crosses the Finish Line

Written by Joe Rizza Wednesday, 02 December 2009 12:20

Is It Really the End for the Mineola Mustang Run?

As mild fall air hung over the village, hundreds of runners and walkers made their way down the route of the annual run, perhaps for the final time. The Mineola Mustang Run Committee, which has been holding the run for years to benefit local organizations, has decided that the time has come for the annual November event to end.

 

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