Thursday, 26 June 2014 00:00
Are you looking to get in shape this summer? The Town of North Hempstead offers boot camp and personal training at Gerry Pond Park and Michael J. Tully Park on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 to 10 a.m.
The classes at Gerry Pond Park take place outside and the classes at Michael J. Tully will be held inside the fitness center.
Boot camp classes will feature a total body workout including calisthenics, battling ropes, TRX suspension training, and agility drills. Participants should bring a towel and water with them to workouts.
Single session classes are $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. Ten sessions are $200 for residents and $240 for non-residents.
Personal training classes will be offered at Michael J. Tully Park by appointment only. The 50-minute training session is $80, and 10 training sessions are $750. A 30-minute session is $50, and 10 sessions is $450.
Participants are asked to call within 24 hours to cancel their appointment to avoid being charged. For more information, call 516-869-6311.
Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:00
When a young woman named Elizabeth McFarland died of breast cancer, a group of women gathered together for a small meeting and Liz’s Day was born.
On Sept. 27, the 16th annual Liz’s Day took place at the Floral Park Recreation Center. The event featured a used book sale, a Chinese style auction raffle, foods, drinks and music. All of the money raised from the event went to breast cancer research.
Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00
A Village of Stewart Manor Board of Trustees meeting turned into a lesson in the values of community engagement on Oct. 6. The regularly scheduled village meeting was attended by a group of Boy Scouts working toward a merit badge who witnessed new laws enacted and speeches from Fire Chief Tom Skinner and members of the Elmont School District Board of Education.
Members of Troop 134 attended the meeting to gain an Eagle Scout-required merit badge for Citizenship within the Community. They were required to go to a town hall-style meeting and witness a little democracy in action.