Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:14
Nassau County Hockey Season will soon be underway and tryouts will be held in the upcoming weeks. There is also a shape up schedule for any hockey player who wants to get in shape for the upcoming tryouts.
Tryouts will be as follows:
Mites (birth years 2006 to 2009)
Thursday, March 20: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Sunday, March 23: 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.
Wednesday, March 26: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Squirts (birth years 2004, 2005)
Wednesday, March 19: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Friday, March 21st: 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.
Tuesday, March 25: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
**Saturday, March 29: 9 to 10:15 a.m. **
**Final Tryouts for CUBS ONLY**
Peewees (birth years 2002, 2003)
Wednesday, March 19: 8 to 9:15 p.m.
Thursday, March 20: 8 to 9:15 p.m.
Monday, March 24: 8 to 9:15 p.m.
**Friday, March 28: 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. **
**Final Tryouts for CUBS ONLY**
Bantams (birth years 2000, 2001)
Wednesday, April 16: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Friday, April 18 : 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.
Saturday, April 19: 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.
Midget Minor (birth years 1998, 1999)
Wednesday, April 16: 8 to 9:15 p.m.
Saturday, April 19: 4:45 to 6 p.m.
Monday, April 21: 8 to 9:15 p.m.
The Nassau County Hockey Program is open to Nassau County Residents only. All players/parents must have a valid Leisure Passport. The tryout fee is $100 payable to the “Treasurer of Nassau County” at the first tryout. All players are expected to attend all three tryouts.
Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00
Get out your needle and thread, glue gun, beads, and paint. Creative Cups, the popular, life-affirming fund raising event of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program, is back. This is the fourth time that Creative Cups has happened on Long Island and allows artists, breast cancer survivors, their friends, family members and others to use originality and creativity to transform ordinary bras into works of art. Creative Cups celebrates the lives of those living with breast cancer and those we have lost to this terrible disease. All are invited to participate by creating an “art bra” or becoming a sponsor.
Fran Mulholland from Hicksville along with her friend Emilia Goncalves decorated a bra for last year’s Creative Cups. Their bra was themed “Celebrating Another Birthday.”
Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:15
Linda Doyle knows how to make a good hot dog. And she doesn’t need a big fancy kitchen or shiny barbeque grill to do it. Rather, Doyle’s famous franks are served out of a small trailer on the side of S. Broadway.
For the past 16 years, passers-by coming along S. Broadway looking for a delicious, cheap bite to eat for lunch or a pre-dinner snack have been stopping by Linda’s Hot Dog Boutique, a simple white trailer adorned by a flag, yellow umbrella and two signs.
Thursday, 24 July 2014 09:41
Hicksville High School senior Kyle Carroll recently participated in the prestigious Blue Grey Super Combine in Canton OH. Over 7,000 high school football players are invited to combines sponsored by Blue Grey Football throughout the country. Carroll was recognized for his overall scores and abilities during the one on one drills and was honored to have been chosen as one of 140 athletes invited to the Super Combine at the Football Hall of Fame. From there, a select few will be invited to play in the Blue Grey All-America Bowls in December in Texas and in January in Florida.
The Super Combine in Canton took place on Fawcett Field at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The combine featured some of the top football prospects from around the country. Carroll fit seamlessly into the drills as he displayed impressive work with fast feet and hip turns as well as skilled ball handling ability.
Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00
Madeline Huffman, a fourth grade student at Our Lady of Mercy School in Hicksville, recently became the New York State Free Throw Champion in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition, 9 Year Old Girls Division at the United States Military Academy, West Point.
Huffman’s journey to the state championship began at her home parish, Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church in January. The local qualifier was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Joseph F. Lamb Council #5723. Boys and girls ages 9 through 14 competed, each receiving three warm up shots and 15 free throw attempts.