Thursday, 12 September 2013 00:00
Hicks Nurseries 160 Anniversary - September 14-15
Village of Westbury Bocce Tournament - September 15
Ready, Set, Achieve Fund - September 16
Hicks Nurseries will be celebrating 160 years of providing quality plants to families and businesses at their Fall Planting Kick-Off Sale from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. Free hotdogs as well as old-time favorites will be available for only 160 cents each including vintage soda, lemonade, popcorn and their famous roasted corn. Enjoy the foot-stomping sounds of “Goodtime Charlie’s Ragtime Band” from 12 to 3 p.m. There will also be several photo displays throughout the store from the archives, showing how Long Island’s oldest family owned nursery has evolved througout the years. Hicks is located at 100 Jericho Turnpike in Westbury.
Sign up is 9 a.m. at the Village of Westbury Recreation Department bocce court. Games start at 10 a.m. Call 334-5560 for more details.
Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00
Westbury High School students are teaching younger children from Park Avenue Elementary School valuable life lessons about money and business skills through the High School Heroes program.
In this program, high school students that are taking Renate Johnson’s Junior Achievement class will go into first grade classrooms to teach 45-minute lessons.
“It is a program that gives high school and younger students confidence and teaches them about business and financial literacy,” said Johnson.
Friday, 07 March 2014 00:00
TruTV’s Impractical Jokers Tour will bring their practical jokes back to Long Island at the Theatre at Westbury Saturday, March 8.
Ticketholders can look forward to their standup, improvisational-style performance. The cast plays much of its material off the crowd, riffing with the audience as they tell stories of the road and day-to-day life.
Fans of the Impractical Jokers truTV series will appreciate the special addition footage featuring behind-the-scenes film and hidden camera challenges that never made it to air.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Albertson resident and Kellenberg sophomore Gabby Schreib qualified for the Millrose Games in New York City. Schreib qualified as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay along with Danielle Correia, Bridget McNierney, and Jazmine Fray.
The Kellenberg relay’s close second place finish in January’s Millrose Trials has moved them closer to defending the title they won in the same relay at last year’s Millrose Games. Schreib and her teammates time is currently second in the United States for girls track and field performances.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Congratulations to Westbury athletes Michael Esposito, Eileen Harris, Brett Harris, and Michael Going, each of whom won awards in Race # 1 of the Jonas Chiropractic Run Nassau Series co-hosted by Nassau County and the Greater Long Island Running Club.
Michael Esposito, age 15, took home the second place award in the 15-19 age group with a time of 23 minutes, 6 seconds. Eileen Harris, age 42, earned the first place award in the women’s 40-44 age group. She completed the race with her 45 year old husband, Brett Harris, who was the third place award winner in the men’s 45-49 age group. Michael Going, age 41, scored third place honors in the 40-44 age group with a time of 20 minutes, 51 seconds.