Extravagant Navratri Celebration Held at Herricks Community Center
The Herricks Indian community celebrated its third annual Navratri Festival in full force. Organized by the Herricks Indo-US Community leadership, the colorful folk dance display spanned from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6,
On Oct 17 Village to Hold Hearing for Expansion of The Inn
At the last New Hyde Park Village meeting, Mayor Daniel Petruccio announced that the next meeting, on Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m., instead of a regular meeting, will be a hearing for a proposal to expand the use of property into the residential area, presented by the owners of The Inn at New Hyde Park. Mayor Petruccio said he felt there would be a lot of discussion regarding this proposal and the board decided to devote an entire meeting to the proposal so that the community would have a clear understanding of what is planned.
New Hyde Park Cyclones Sweep the Nesconset Panthers
After having a week off for a rainout, the NHP Cyclones were ready to go. The Cyclones traveled to Nesconset for a Sunday morning doubleheader. The Cyclones scored three runs in both the first and second innings and never looked back. The Cyclones added two more runs in the third and fourth innings. The final score was 11-0. The hitting stars were Robert Wisnewski going 2 for 2 with 2 RBI's and 3 runs scored. Kevin Caladas also going 2 for 2 and 2 runs scored. Outstanding pitching by David Velasquez, who only allowed 1 hit in five innings. Newcomer Josh Betton closed the game out for his second save of the season. Outstanding defense by Nick Andali and Cris Longoria. In the second game more of the same from the NHP Cyclones. The top of the order again was dominate for the Cyclones. The first three hitters went 7 for 8 with 8 runs scored. The leadoff hitter Alex Fabian went 2 for three with 2 runs scored. Also outstanding hitting by Gibron Gurayah who went 2 for 2 with 4 RBI's and JT O'Callagahan 1 for 2 and a RBI. Outstanding defense was also on display by Anthony Cruz and Kenneth Wilcox. But the story of the day was the pitching of Dillon Popovich who threw a one-hitter complete game with 6 K's. The final score was NHP 13 and Nesconset 0. This was the first time all year that the Cyclones recorded back to back shutouts. The NHP Cyclones improve their record to 7-1. The NHP Cyclones will travel next week to Suffolk County to play the Three Village Yankees.
New Hyde Park Wildcats Roundup
Sat/Sun, Oct. 14/15 - Micro Week Four, Intramural Week Five, TOPSoccer, Travel League Week four, State Cup - Round Three.
From the Desk of Herricks Superintendent Dr. Jack Bierwirth