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Basement Fire In New Hyde Park

Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Co., 3, 4, and 5 and the ambulance unit responded to a fire on Rose Lane in North New Hyde Park on Sunday, June 8 at 10:21 a.m.

 

Fire Department Chief Michael Farrone was the first to arrive on the scene and advised responding units that he had “smoke showing,” he said. After getting a report from another M-LFD member on scene,

Farrone transmitted a signal for a fire in the basement of the 1 ½-story private dwelling.

 

Engine 8758 was the first truck to arrive on the scene and its crew hooked up to a hydrant and stretched a hose line into the basement, authorities said. The crew extinguished the main body of fire which was located in several bays of the basement’s ceiling across two separate rooms.

 

A second hose line was stretched to the first floor where, while other crews opened up the basement ceiling and walls.

 

The New Hyde Park Fire Department responded to the scene as the Firefighter Assist and Search Team and the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s office responded to investigate the cause of the fire. The owners self-evacuated without injuries and there were no injuries to any firefighters, officials said. The incident was placed under control by Chief Farrone within 30 minutes and all units were released in a little over an hour.


News

 Online food market OurHarvest has recently joined forces with Mineola-based Island Harvest Food Bank, Long Island’s largest hunger relief organization, to help feed hungry Long Islanders over Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season.

In the year it’s been open, the Space at Westbury has been host to musicians, comedians, dancers and last week, the venue opend its doors for world class boxers and their loyal fans. One of the headliners was Richie “Brazil” Neves, from New Hyde Park.

 

Winner Takes All Productions and Greg Cohen Promotions brought a night of boxing to the Space on Thursday, Nov. 13. While boxing events have come to Long Island before, this was the first of its kind to come to The Space. 


Sports

Despite a disappointing playoff loss against the Wantagh Warriors, Sewanhaka Indians Head Coach George Kasimatis, is pleased with his football team’s season. 

“I’m proud of my team,” he said. “But you are never satisfied unless you win the whole thing.”

 

The Indians faced a big challenge this year, moving up into Conference II left them as the new kids on the block, unfamiliar with the teams they would be going against. 

Kasimatis will have a tall task next year replacing graduating seniors, which made up most of his starting lineup. Kasimatis said most of the offensive line, such as Danny Gianotti, Adrian Gonzalez and Louis Segarra III, and the defensive line, such as Justin Alexandre, Peter LaTorre and Peter Militano are seniors, many of which have started multiple years for him. 

The fifth seeded Sewanhaka Indians traveled to Wantagh to take on the fourth seeded Wantagh Warriors on Friday, Nov. 7 for its opening playoff game. 

 

The Indians opened the game sluggish on offense, and were held in check throughout the first quarter. The Indians defense did its best to keep the team within striking distance, but field position form shaky special teams play, put them in a difficult position. 

 

Warriors running back Dylan Beckwith, was able to punch in a 15-yard touchdown run, to give the Warriors a one score lead after the first quarter. 


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