Tuesday, 20 November 2012 00:00
Students at Charles Water Karate & Fitness in Williston Park conducted their Black Belt Preparation test.
Charles Water’s Karate & Fitness is a full-time, professional martial arts school, with classes for children, adults and teenagers. The school is the only one on Long Island that also offers Karatatot, the only program specifically designed for children 4 1/2 to 6 years of age.
Black Belt Preparation is a system of evaluation to determine whether a student is prepared and ready for the next promotion.
Those students were:
From Manhasset: Luke Bakshandeh
From New Hyde Park: Danielle Albanese, Noelle Becker, Hunter Bryant, Morgan Bryant, Nicholas Castelli, Jenna Cronin, Alex DeMarco, Brian O’Regan and Jesmine Romanelli.
From East Meadow: Sal Ballato and Chris Ballato.
From East Hills: Anthony Barisano and Daniella Barisano.
From Laurel Hollow: Robert Becker
From Garden City: Michael Bereswill, Joseph Bereswill, Dean Van Noy and Thomas Van Noy.
From Roslyn: Michael Ross
From Roslyn Heights: Robert Berman, Krish Budhrani and Chelsea Wolgel.
From Mineola: Theodore Bischoff and Jason Maglione.
From East Williston: Alexandra Boubour, Robert Boubour and Sarah Frey.
From Williston Park: Samantha Dimilia and Chris Hembach .
Old Westbury: Eric Chu, Arvin Jadonath and Daven Jadonath.
From East Hills: Emily Frank.
From Manhasset Hills: Daniel Garcia and Nicole Garcia.
From Carle Place: Adam Kwarren.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:00
Seven decades ago in January 1943, 27 young women entered a 30-month war emergency course for New York State Registered Nurse certification at Adelphi College. 70 years later at what is now Adelphi University, the School of Nursing officially became the College of Nursing and Public Health on June 10.
In regard to the changing of the longtime School of Nursing, “it’s very timely,” says Dean Patrick Coonan. “Public health and nursing are becoming more connected. Nursing is moving to other places than just hospitals including the community and the home.”
Friday, 14 June 2013 00:00
“The three airports operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PA) collectively represent the busiest airport system in the United States,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). “The noise generated by all these overflights has increased steadily over time, and it’s incumbent upon the PA to conduct a noise study to ensure that aircraft noise is given proper consideration by airport operators when they determine which runways and approach paths to use.”
Hannon’s legislation, passed unanimously, is Senate bill 3841, which would require the PA to conduct a noise and land use compatibility study as set forth in 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 150. That report would then be submitted to the governors and legislatures of New York and New Jersey, and would require the PA to hold biennial public hearings at which the public would be heard regarding aircraft noise issues.
Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00
The Garden City Centennials held their annual year-end Soccer Fest at St. Paul’s on Saturday, June 1. The day-long event is the culmination of the soccer season for the more than 2,100 young girls and boys that participate in one of the many programs the Centennials offer. Highlighted by the giving out of the annual awards to all players, the youngsters also enjoyed the fun games and activities throughout the day. Soccer Fest also represented the close of the travel season for the 41 girls and boys teams that compete in the Long Island Junior Soccer League. And with 39 travel teams, the Centennials have become one of the top programs not only on Long Island, but in New York State.
Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00
Not too many attorneys have made their way to glory in the boxing ring. Roseanne “Ro-Hammad Ali” Beovich hopes to become the first when she participates in the 10th annual Long Island Fight for Charity event on November 25 at the Hilton of Melville.
Beovich, an associate attorney at Genser, Dubow, Genser & Cona, LLP in Melville, has no formal boxing experience but “became interested in boxing because I like to try new sports and find activities that will challenge me.”