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Cantiague Senior Men’s Golf League: June 19, 2014

Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its fourth tournament on Thursday June 5. We had two golfers who scored under 40: Charlie Hong and Bruce Danen. Low overall score was won by Charlie Hong with an impressive 37. Joe Sander scored a solid 46 and won low overall net with a 25.

Competition on the nine-hole course is divided into two divisions. Flight A is for players with a handicap of 13 or lower. Flight B is for players with a handicap of 14 or more. The league is a 100 percent handicap league. Any man 55 years or older is eligible for membership. We have many openings for this year, and you can sign up anytime throughout the the season. The league meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m., but the formal tournament dates are only the first and third Thursday of the month through late October. We will have a final luncheon with prizes on our last meeting.

If you are interested in joining our league for this year, please call John Bosco at 516-512-0050 for more information.  Our league includes an optional match play competition beginning in June with prizes for the top two finalists. We also have recognition of a yearly overall club champion by awarding points throughout the year in various weekly categories. There are numerous opportunities for cash prizes for individual achievement utilizing your handicap in every tournament.

Our next Tournament date is on Thursday, June 19th, rain date June 20.

Low Actual Score — Charlie Hong (37) His third low victory.

Low Overall Net — Joe Sander (25)

Low Flight A — Bruce Danen (31)

2nd Low Flight A — Tom Parker (33)

Longest Drive — Andy Malone

Closest to the Pin — Tom Parker

Low Flight B — Jack Prunty (28)

2nd Low Flight (B) —Pete Kerr (29)

Name Score - Handicap - Net Score - New Handicap - Points

John Agnoli  DNP

John Bosco 50-12-38-13-8  

Bruce Danen 38-7-31-8-10

John Dilavore 46-14-32-15-6

Bob Evans 43-6-37-7-5

 Pete Guerra DNP

Mike Guerriero DNP

Charles Hong 37-4-33-4-18

Ken Hymes DNP

Joe Iavaroni 59-17-42-18-1

Pete Kerr 43-14-29-13-8

Pat Lehane DNP

Tony Macaluso DNP

Dave Malle 43-6-37-6-8

Andrew Malone 43-14-29-16-3

Jim Murphy DNP

Jim O’Brien DNP  

Tom Parker  43-10-33-10-6

Rudy Pekarek  44-9-35-10-5  

Walter Pietsch  49-13-36-14-5  

Al Poggioli  49-15-34-16-2  

Bob Powers  DNP  

Jack Prunty 44-16-28-15-4  

Bob Ross DNP

Joe Sander 46-21-25-19-3  

Kent Schreiber  DNP

Jerry Skaee  DNP

Don Sterling DNP  

John Valsecchi DNP

Dom Vissicchio 50-13-37-14-2

News

Local veterans groups and residents gathered at Hicksville Middle School Veterans Memorial Park recently to honor brave servicemen and woman, past and present. William M. Gouse Jr. Post 3211 hosted Hicksville’s annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11.

The ceremonies began with the pledge and national anthem sung by Hicksville High School student Cassie Pursoo, accompanied by trumpeter Conner Hoelzer. Monsignor Thomas Costa from Our Lady of Church in Hicksville gave the invocation.

On Nov. 10, a dedication ceremony was held to celebrate the completion of a beautiful new two-story house in Hicksville. However, while new dwellings are an ordinary occurrence on Long Island, this one was unique and special in a way that very few are.

The house at 77 Thorman Ave. was built in memory of Navy Lieutenant and posthumous Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Michael P. Murphy, a Long Island native who tragically died in combat while serving in Afghanistan in 2005. However, this house represents more than just the dedicated service of a man to his country; it represents the beginning of a new life full of hope for a brother-in-arms and his family as well.


Sports

Football was Mike Torrellas’ heart and soul. He also liked a good Turkey Bowl.  

Unfortunately, the Hicksville Crusaders co-founder wasn’t able to witness the program’s inaugural event, which took place Saturday, Nov. 8.

Torrellas passed away suddenly last December due to a blood clot, but the spirit and drive of the man who wore the number 53 and tragically passed at that age still surrounds the Crusaders football program.

The Long Island Fight for Charity will be hosting its 11th annual Charity Boxing Event on Nov. 24 at the Hilton in Melville. Among the 20 volunteers putting up their fists for funds will be Hicksville business owner Mell Goldman, who will be fighting under the nickname “The Kid.”  

Goldman is the President of All Boro Cleaning Services. He stated that he was enticed at the opportunity and wanted to contribute to charity.


Calendar

Fall Drama Production

November 20-22

Blood Drive

November 24

Christmas Holiday Fair

November 24



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