The American Red Cross knows all too well the sacrifices that our military and their families make in defense of our nation. To help thank area service members, the Nassau Red Cross has launched Hockey for Troops, a program designed to provide free tickets to New York Islanders’ games.
Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano recently announced that registration for the Town’s popular free Mall Walking Program is now open.
While Jericho may not be known as a football powerhouse, it is the home of two finalists in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition. In September, the Jericho Jayhawk Booster Association and the Jericho Youth Football League hosted a NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition. Julian Drew, Marissa Shapiro and Jake Zorfas, winners from the Jericho competition, went on to win their age groups in the sectional competition held in East Meadow during October. The scores posted at the sectional competition by Julian and Marissa qualified each of them to compete in an NFL team competition prior to an NFL game at Giant Stadium. Julian participated and placed third in the boys age 8- and 9-year-old competition held prior to the New York Jets game on Nov. 29. Marissa participated and placed third in the girls age 10- and 11-year-old competition held prior to the New York Giant game on Nov. 8.
Syosset Baseball Association is pleased to announce that registration for the 2010 intramural season is now open online and by mail. Online registration can be obtained by accessing the Syosset Baseball Association website www.syossetbaseball.org.
Congratulations to Patrick Malone, Michael Yuan, Robis DeGirmenci, Alex Bertrand, Conor Nickel, Noni Accetturi, Stacey Ledovsky, and Bert Jablon, of Syosset, Hayley Leviashuile of Jericho, Amanfa Wolfer and Esther Lok of Woodbury, and Shari Klarfeld and Jennifer Michael of Plainview, all of whom won individual awards in the 17th annual edition of Long Island Blood Services Rob’s Run, held at Stillwell Woods Park in Syosset on Sunday morning, Nov. 29.
– Mary Marks
The Jayhawks middle school hockey team in its first season has assembled a super group of dedicated players. After five games the team is 3-1-1, and is in second place in a strong A League division. Last past Sunday, the team won an exciting game 8-6 against last year’s champions Long Beach.
The team encourages the community to come out and support them during games. Upcoming games are Monday, Dec. 7 at Bethpage at 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 11 at Bethpage at 9 p.m., and Saturday Dec. 19 at Iceworks at 9:30 a.m.
The lastest addition to the growing list of local sponsors who are supporting the 17th annual edition of Rob’s Run, Long Island’s premiere cross country run, is Phil’s Pizzeria & Restuarant, located at 265 Jericho Turnpike in Syosset.
Alexa Riech a senior at Syosset High School has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete Division I Gymnastics for the University of Denver beginning in the fall of 2010. Alexa has been doing gymnastics since she was 4 years old and currently trains and competes at Hot Shots gymnastics in Plainview. She trains over 25 hours a week, 6 days a week.
Syosset Baseball Association’s 55th season serving the community with youth baseball came to a close on Monday, Nov. 2 with the Annual Awards dinner held at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury
Each year, this year-end event highlights the accomplishments of the season’s 9-12 year old Divisions with awarding of their trophies for their spring intramural season accomplishments, as well as acknowledging the participation of all Syosset Baseball Association travel players for the 8-12 year old Divisions.
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