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Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League: August 21, 2014

Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its fourth tournament on Thursday Aug. 7. We had 33 golfers and a record 8 who scored under 40. Low overall score was won by newcomer Ed Hyne with an impressive 33, his second low net in a row. Charlie Acerra scored a solid 35, and won low overall net with a 26; his best score in 4 years.

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 % 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.

Match Play has begun and in the semi-finals are Al Poggioli vs. Bruce Danen and Bill Golden vs. Jim O’Brien. Point leaders for the Club Championship are Charlie Hong with 27 and Dave Malle with 19.

Low Actual Score—Ed Hyne (33)

Low Overall Net—Charlie Acerra (26)

Low Flight A—Bill Golden (26)

2nd Low Flight A —Pete Kerr (27)

Closest to the Pin—Frank DeBello

Longest Drive—Bob Powers

Name - Score - Handicap - Net Score

Charlie Acerra 35-9-26

John Agnoli DNP - 23

John Bosco 45-15-30

Bruce Danen 36-7-29

Frank DeBello 54-16-38

John Dilavore 45-14-31

Bob Evans 42-8-34

Pete Fiorillo 52-21-31

Bill Golden 35-9-26

Pete Guerra 39-10-29

Mike Guerriero 45-13-32

Charles Hong 39-5-34

Ed Hughes 41-13-28

Ed Hyne 33-3-30

Ken Hymes 41-10-31

Joe Iavaroni 48-18-30

Pete Kerr 40-13-27

Pat Lehane 48-9-39

Tony Macaluso 51-19-32

Dave Malle 34-6-28

Andrew Malone  41-12-29

Jim Murphy DNP - 16

Jim O’Brien 42-10-32

Tom Parker DNP - 10

Rudy Pekarek DNP - 10

Walter Pietsch 53-15-38

Al Poggioli 44-16-28

Bob Powers 44-11-33  

Jack Prunty 45-16-29  

Bob Ross DNP - 8

Frank Salamone 44-12-32

Joe Sander DNP - 18

Kent Schreiber 51-17-34

Jerry Skaee 39-6-33

Don Sterling 49-19-30

Bob Thornton 41-13-28

John Valsecchi 45-14-31

Dom Vissicchio 49-14-35

Sheldon Weinberg 46-3-43

News

 book shops in Hicksville and around the country will hand out free comics on Oct. 25, to celebrate the second biggest free comic book event of the year—Halloween ComicFest. On Saturday, anyone who goes into a participating comic shop can choose from 19 free comics and participate in fun activities comic shops host for their customers to enjoy, while discovering new types of comics and the treasures found in store.

In Hicksville, both Game Master Games (954 S. Broadway) and Amok Time (108C New South Road) will be taking part in the Halloween ComicFest festivities. Game Master Games just recently started carrying comic books and this will be the store’s first comic book-related event. Coincidently, the event runs in the middle of an in-store gaming convention, and store owner Dave VanderWerf is looking forward to the increased exposure for the store.

Looking for a place to work on your bedside manner and start a promising new career in the process? Look no farther than your hometown.

The Vocational Education and Extension Board (VEEB), a division of the county that oversees educational facilities such as the Fire Service Academy and EMS Academy, recently transplanted one of its facilities — The School of Practical Nursing — into a new location right in the heart of Hicksville, where they recently held an open house to celebrate their new home.


Sports

The Hicksville girls volleyball team improved to 7-1 by knocking off Oceanside in three consecutive sets by scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-14.

Emily Markakis played terrificly, using a powerful serve to record three aces, seven kills and added nine digs. Nikki Chase added six kills and eight digs. Additionally, Raeann Dong was versatile—recording three aces, seven kills and nine digs.

The Girls Varsity soccer team, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, wore pink uniforms and pink socks in their game on Oct. 8 against MacArthur whom they defeated 1-0. The girls and boys soccer programs at Hicksville High School are selling pink ribbon car magnets with a soccer ball and HHS on it with the words “Kick Cancer” on the ribbon. All the money raised will go to the Sarah Grace Foundation, which is a local foundation trying to beat pediatric cancer. The players plan to raise $1,000 for this organization

— From Hicksville High School


Calendar

Board of Education Meeting

October 22

Oktoberfest

October 25-26

Pancake Breakfast

October 26



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