Friday, 13 April 2012 00:00
Super Market Bingo Night
Saturday, April 14
American Legion Post 421
Monday, April 16
Gregory Museum Science Fair Entry Deadline
Thursday, April 19
A non-profit organization dedicated to higher learning in the metaphysical field. Program: The Annual Eyes of Learning Spring Festival. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to be held at Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pky., Hicksville. Speaker schedule: Noon: Qumran Taj, lecturer, alchemist and a modern day wizard will speak on “Magic.” 1 p.m.: Carol Durand will speak and demonstrate her skills in the “The Art of Numerology. 2 p.m.: Montgomery Taylor, lecturer, radio host, astrologer to the U.N. and world renown astrologer to the stars will speak on “Astrology Demystified.” 3 p.m.: Daniel Akner, lecturer, tarot reader, accomplished psychic extraordinaire will speak on “Psychic Abilities.” $4 entrance fee. Call 731-0909 for information or go to www.eyesoflearning.org.
Meeting at 8 p.m. at the Hicksville VFW Hall, 320 S. Broadway, Hicksville. All eligible veterans are most welcome. For details call 516-781-0843 or e-mail AL421 @ymail.com.
The April 19 deadline for entries for the Hicksville Gregory Museum’s Annual Science Fair is approaching fast. The Science Fair itself will be held April 21 at the Social Hall of St. Stephen’s Church in Hicksville. More information can be found on the museum’s website www.gregory museum.org. Also the museum, in addition to its other collections, now has a small exhibit of ancient Egyptian and Meso-American artifacts, which are on loan from the Keith Newman collection. The museum is located at the intersection of Heitz Pl. and Bay Ave., Hicksville.
Meeting at 7:45 p.m. at North Shore University Hospital at Plainview, 888 Old Country Rd., Lecture Room (lower level). Call 694-7327 or 367-1893. Program: Remarkable living spaces for people with mental illness. Speaker: Michael Bellotti, associate executive director, Concern for Independent Living.
Sponsored by the Community Center of Plainview-Old Bethpage and the N.Y.S.P. State approved for insurance and point reduction. April 19 and 26 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Plainview Middle School, Central Park Rd. To register call 1-516-495-4786. There is a connection problem in some areas of Nassau County. You must dial 1-516 first even if that is your area code.
Hosted by St. Ignatius Loyola Parish on April 21, 2012 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. for guests ages 21 and over at Monsignor Tarrant Hall, E. Nicholai St., (off Route 107). Menu includes hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and beer/wine/soda. Cost is $25 per person. Reservations required, seating capacity is limited. Mail checks with number of guests attending to: St. Ignatius Loyola, 129 Broadway, Hicksville, NY 11801 Attn: Cocktail Party or RSVP to Michele at 516-695-6835 by April 15.
A non-profit organization dedicated to higher learning in the metaphysical field held at Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pky., Hicksville. Executive Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. All members are welcome to attend the monthly meetings (held on the last Wednesday of each month) at Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pky., Hicksville.
A non-profit organization dedicated to higher learning in the metaphysical field will hold a program: “Neutrality the Corner Stone To the Ascension of the Earth with Pierre. 8 p.m. at Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pky., Hicksville. Members $10; nonmembers $15. Call 731-0909 or go to www.eyesoflearning.org.
Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by attending In Good Taste, a restaurant tasting event, on Monday, April 30 at The Carltun in Eisenhower Park. Fine food, winning wines and delicious desserts will be provided by many of Long Island’s premier restaurants, wineries, and bakeries. A Cabaret After-Party will feature singers and a comedian. This year, the addition of a casino will round out the evening. Tickets are $90 per person for the main event and $125 which includes the fantastic After Party. For more information, contact Dale Camhi 516-869-4215.
Joseph Barry Columbiettes, 45 Heitz Pl., Hicksville, Sands Casino Trip to Bethlehem. PA. May 10. Leave Cantiague Park Hicksville 8:45 a.m. Return 8:30 p.m. Casino package 30 slot play five food. $42 includes driver’s tip. Money goes to scholarships and charities. Call 516-935-5576.
Our Lady of Mercy Holy Name Society (Hicksville) Golf Classic will be held on May 29 at the Town of Oyster Bay Course in Woodbury. 11:30 a.m. registration. 1:30 p.m. start. Golf, lunch, cocktail hour, prizes and dinner. For information call 516-405-0467.
The Parkway Community Church, 95 Stewart Ave., Hicksville, will hold its annual Flea Market on Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain or shine). Vendors interested in renting space should contact Millie at 516-938-1233.
•Bible Studies conducted by the Cornerstone Christian Church of LI every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at 250 W. Old Country Rd., Country Bridge Plaza, (behind Antun’s Catering House; nearest cross road: Route 106). For more information call 342-1552 or go to www.cornerstonechristian churchny.com.
•Martial Arts America in Hicksville, 300 South Broadway, holds free Child Safety workshops on Saturdays. The free workshops are offered as part of the school’s monthly community service. For more information, visit www.MaaSchools.com or call 932-5275.
•Calling All Seniors. Come for fun, trips and to meet new friends. Qualifications: resident of Hicksville, Plainview or Levittown. Meetings every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bethpage Senior Center, 103 Grumman Rd. West, Bethpage. Call Andrew Grieshaber 349-7801.
•Hicksville-Jericho Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 12:15 at Caracalla Ristorante, 102 Jericho Tpke., Syosset.
•Hicksville Homemakers business meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the William Bennett Community Center, 28 W. Carl St. Come in and join the group and become a member. Classes held every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
•Hicksville Mid-Island Seniors currently meets Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bethpage Senior Community Center. The organization is open to seniors ages 62 and older and offers trips, games and more. Call Andy for more information at 349-7801.
•Charles Wagner American Legion Post 421, founded in 1919, meets the first and third Monday of each month (July and August the post meets only the third Monday) at 8 p.m. at the Hicksville VFW Hall, 320 S. Broadway, Hicksville. All eligible veterans are most welcome. Dedicated to assisting veterans, POW-MIA, military, children and the community. Come and help your fellow veterans. For further information, contact American Legion Post 421 by writing to American Legion 421, PO Box 925, Hicksville, NY, 11801 or e-mail your request for further information to AL421@ ymail.com, or telephone 516-781-0843.
•William M. Gouse Jr. Post #3211 VFW meeting at 8 p.m. at 320 S. Broadway. For information call 931-7843. Meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of each month.
•William M. Gouse Jr. Post #3211 VFW Ladies Auxiliary meets at 8 p.m. at 320 S. Broadway. Meetings are held every second Monday of the month.
•Central Nassau Chapter #1592 AARP meets at 1 p.m. on the first Tuesday (except July and August) of the month at Levittown Town Hall, 201 Levittown Pky., Hicksville. Anyone over the age of 50 and a national AARP member is invited to attend. No fee. For information call 794-9158.
•Order Sons of Italy in America invites those interested to join the Galileo Galilei Lodge #2253 in Hicksville. The meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Wm. Bennett Community Building, 28 N. Carl St. Join by calling Marie Matassa 931-2843 for an application.
• Board of Fire Commissioners regular meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month except in the month of December when the meeting is held on the first Tuesday. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. in the board room of the E. Marie St. Firehouse. Meetings are also held on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at which time department matters and small details are discussed with the chiefs of the department.
•The River Flows Coffee House, an evening of fellowship consisting of conversation, board games, music that rocks. Coffee provided by Starbucks and cake are offered. Presented by The River of Life Church, 15 Marie St., on the second Saturday of each month, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. A free will offering of $7 per adult is allocated to a “Free Lunch Buffet” and other church ministries. Donations of nonperishable, prepackaged and canned, foods and personal hygiene products are needed to provide aid for the poor or homeless and can be dropped off Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Call Pastor James Cohen 937-9226.
•Bethpage Masonic Lodge No. 975 Free and Accepted Masons will meet at 8 p.m. at the Hicksville Masonic Temple, 18 W. Nicholai St., Hicksville. For information call 731-2488. Meetings are every second and fourth Friday.
•NC Mothers of Twins Club, a caring support, education and resource for parents of multiples. Meetings are at 7:30 p.m. at the Parkway Community Church, 95 Stewart Ave., on the third Tuesday of each month. Call 616-3366 or visit www.NCMOC.org.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
Hicksville native Jae Lee recently rose to the top of his senior class at New York Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), winning the Critic Award for sportswear. But fashion wasn’t the path that Lee originally chose.
In high school, Lee excelled in art classes and thought that he wanted to go to college and major in fine arts. However, he said, it was while watching an episode of “Project Runway” that he had a revelation. “All of a sudden I was thinking that it was something I could/should do and that’s what kind of led to it,” he said. He made up his mind that he was going to apply to fashion school and enlisted the help of one of his art teachers in school to help him. “We really scrambled and put together this presentation in about two weeks, where other people, I’m sure, worked on theirs for months,” he said. Lee said that when he went to present his portfolio, he didn’t think the meeting went well at all. “Everyone was really well prepared,” he said. But, he admitted, it must have gone better than he thought, because he was accepted to FIT.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
In the face of cancelled air shows and the downgrading of NYC’s Fleet Week, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announced on May 9, that American soldiers will be forever honored on Long Island through the creation of the Museum of American Armor to be built at Old Bethpage Village Restoration thanks, in part, to a million dollar gift from Lawrence Kadish.
“We are watching powerful tributes to our American military reduced or eliminated across the nation and its just plain wrong,” stated County Executive Mangano. “Fortunately, the Memorial Day weekend air show at Jones Beach will be held regardless of the loss of the Thunderbirds, but Fleet Week in New York City will be greatly diminished and across the country air shows are being cancelled weekly. Nassau County is moving in another direction. An armor museum that honors every American soldier will be created on county property this year which will not only pay tribute to those who have defended our nation but will also strengthen the county’s tourism and destination industry and provide a new source of revenue.”
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
The U.S. Tennis Association Long Island Region has recognized several Hicksville residents for their tennis playing or volunteering achievements. The group was honored at the USTA Long Island Region’s 23rd Annual Awards Dinner, which recognizes superior efforts both on and off the tennis court.
Terry Fontana received the Vitas Gerulaitis for the Love of Tennis award. She has been a longtime fixture in the Hicksville tennis community and is the driving force behind the Hicksville Community Tennis Association (CTA), which, since 1995, has been promoting the development of tennis as a means of healthy recreation and physical fitness and to create a community resource for physical activity throughout the area.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
It was a cold season for softball this year, colder than usual. Anyone who knows the sport recognizes that the weather can be changeable, but this softball season was fraught with snow, pouring rain, cancelled games, frigid temperatures, and blowing winds that would cause any team to crave the warmth of indoors.
That wasn’t the case with the Hicksville High School Lady Comets Varsity Softball team. They played through it all like champions, and endured the rough weather like superstars.