On Dec. 7, Port Rowing held their 2nd Annual Ergathon. The team broke into groups and rowed a combined distance of 1,000,000 meters in 7 hours and 25 minutes. This is equivalent to rowing across New York and back again (630 miles).
Buckley Country Day School upper school students recently earned top honors at the end of this fall’s interscholastic soccer season. Shown here from left is Joshua Can, of Westbury, MVP for the boys seventh and eighth grade blue team, and Kevin Ross, of Old Westbury, most improved player, boys fifth and sixth grade blue team. Congratulations, Joshua and Kevin!
The Long Island Lizards would like to thank all the Nassau and Suffolk participants who came out for the Hurricane Sandy Relief Clinic recently. Thanks to the participation of nearly 100 students, and the sponsorship of the event by Atlantic Hyundai, the Lizards will be making a $5,000 donation to the Hurricane Sandy Long Island Disaster Relief fund.
Lizards head coach Joe Spallina, along with players Tommy Palasek, Michael Skudin and Chris Passavia, helped to lead students of all ages and skill levels through a variety of stations, focusing on different fundamental lacrosse skills. Members of the Stony Brook womens lacrosse team also came out to lend a hand to the young girls at the clinic.
Long Island Fight for Charity (LIFFC) hosted nearly 250 supporters at a recent celebration held at the Hilton Long Island in Melville. Plans were announced for activities leading up to the Tenth Long Island Fight for Charity’s “Main Event,” scheduled for November 25, 2013. At the main event volunteer boxers from the Long Island business community who have completed intense training will step into the ring for charity.
The first volunteer boxers who have been announced to participate in the 2013 Main Event are Keith Dawson of Patchogue, Anthony Giallanzo of Glen Cove, Mike Haltman of Woodbury, Joanne Hutchins of Bayville, Kevin Kelly of Plainview, Bill Mabanta of Holtsville and Leaf Steuernagel of Bellport, as well as Scott Zuckerman and Joe Palumbo.
The Carle Place High School boys varsity soccer team accomplished the goal the team had set way back in June: win a Nassau county title. All season, the coaching staff preached two words, consistency and focus.
Congratulations are in order for Carle Place senior Samantha Burden, who signed her Letter of Intent on Monday, Nov. 19. Samantha has accepted a full scholarship to play Division II basketball for St. Thomas Aquinas College.
Congratulations to Jenney Tesoriero, Shari Zimmerman and Susan Schmuck, all residents of Westbury, for their award winning performances in the 5th Annual Grillo & Associates Blazing Trails 4 Autism 4 Mile Run, recently held on the streets of North Bellmore and North Merrick.
Jenney crossed the finish line at Nassau BOCES Children’s Readiness Center in 29 minutes, 37 seconds, earning first place in the Athena Division. Shari scored in 34:36 to win the first place award in the women’s 60-64 Age Group and Susan finished in 32:47, good for top honors in the Athena Division.
A press conference was held two days later, except Mangano wasn’t there; the New York Islanders organized a press conference at 620 Atlantic Ave. in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center, the franchise’s new rink as of 2015.
The 33rd Annual Carle Place Civic Association Family Fun Run/Walk three-mile marked race will take place Sunday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. Register until noon on the day of the race, which starts at Carle Place High School. Minors will not be registered without completed application with a signature of parent or legal guardian. Registration fee is $10. The event will include T-shirts, medals for the winners, ribbons for all walkers, age categories, family categories and certificates to all who complete the race. For more information, visit http://www.cpcivicassociation.com/.
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