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NewHydePark.com Calendar

AARP Meeting - March 19

Village Board Meeting - March 20

Lacrosse Day - March 22

 

Wednesday, March, 19

AARP Meeting

New Hyde Park’s AARP Village Chapter No. 5183 will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park. New members are invited. You must have a national AARP membership.

Community Fund Meeting

The Herricks Community Fund will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Herricks Community Center at 999 Herricks Rd. in New Hyde Park.

Chamber Music Concert

Herricks High School will host a chamber music concert at 7:30 p.m. in the school at 100 Shelter Rock Rd. in New Hyde Park.

Thursday, March 20

Village Board Meeting

The Village of New Hyde Park will hold its board of trustees meeting at 8 p.m. in Village Hall at 1420 Jericho Tpke. in New Hyde Park. A public hearing on a nurse’s aide school at 613 Jericho Tpke. at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 22

Lacrosse Day

The Herricks High School Lacrosse program will hold Lacrosse Day at the Herricks Community Center lacrosse fields located at 999 Herricks Rd. The Herricks JV Boys Lacrosse Team will face Lawrence at 10:30 a.m. The Herricks Varsity Lacrosse team will face Lawrence’s varsity squad at 11 a.m.

Tuesday, March 25

Sewanhaka School Board Meeting

The regular meeting of the  Sewanhaka Central High School District Board of Education will take place at Sewanhaka High School at 8 p.m.

Herricks School Board Meeting

The Herricks School Board will meet in the Herricks Community Center at 999 Herricks Rd. in New Hyde Park at 7:15 p.m.

Friday, March 28

Tri-M Concert Conference

Herricks High School will host the Tri-M Concert Conference at 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 29

Jazz Festival

Herricks High School will host a jazz festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, March 31

NHP-GCP School Board Meeting

The New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Manor Oaks School at 1950 Hillside Ave. in
New Hyde Park.

News

The Sewanhaka Central High School District selected Brentwood-based Park East Construction as its bond construction management firm last week. The group will oversee the $86.6 million in improvements coming to the district. Park East will analyze school architect Wiedersum Associates’ plans before applying for New York State Education Department approval.

 

“They are going to make sure the [firms that win district contracts] do the work right,” District Superintendent Dr. Ralph Ferrie said. “They’re going to make sure [the engineer’s] drawings are right before they are sent up to New York State. [Park East] reports directly to the architect and the Board of Education to make sure what we say we’re going to do is done well.”

The Sept. 18 meeting of the Herricks Board of Education covered a range of issues, from the district’s overall performance to the sudden death of a student to fiscal and personnel issues—even to the loss of maple trees. 

 

National Ranking 

Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Bierwirth announced that the district’s high school had achieved an impressive level of distinction in a recent national survey that measured scholastic achievement; in fact, a great deal of Long Island made the cut, he said.


Sports

Seniors Daniella Ford and Margie Londono highlight a Sewanhaka Indians girls soccer team vying for its second straight winning season. 

 

Ford, who is in her fourth season as starting goalie for the Indians, netted a season-high 24 saves in a 3-1 loss to Valley Stream Central. 

 

“She’s a stud back there,” said Sewanhaka third-year coach Eric Premisler, whose team is 0-3 as of press time, after going 8-3-1 last season. “If we can stop a team from taking five shots because of good defense, Daniella is going to stop another 15 shots. And we’re going to have a chance to win every game.”

The Sewanhaka Indians continue to let their presence be felt in Nassau Conference II. 

 

The Indians played their second game as members of the conference on Saturday, Sept. 21, against the Long Beach Marines, topping the south shore squad 51-30. 

 

On the opening drive, the Indians relied on running back Brenton Mighty’s legs to get them into the red zone. On first and goal from the 15-yard line, quarterback Elijah Tracey hit

Michael Parasconda on a screen pass for the first score. 


Calendar

Exercise Class - September 24

Silver Sneaker Fitness - September 25

Live Music - September 26


Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com