Written by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangno Thursday, 31 July 2014 00:00
I am so very proud of all we have to offer in our great county. The incredible support we have received from local business sponsors has made bringing top-notch events to residents at no cost a reality.
On Friday, Aug. 1, stop down to Lakeside Theatre for Creole Family Night. The festivities are set to run from 5-9:30 p.m. Did you know Saturday, Aug. 2, is Garvies Point Day? Visit the museum at 10 a.m. before spending the evening at Lakeside Theatre for Tony Orlando’s Salute to Veterans Concert. The performance kicks off at 6:45 p.m.
Also, the first weekend in August means Olde Time Baseball. Come to Old Bethpage Village Restoration at 10 a.m. on either Saturday or Sunday.
The International Music Nights Concert Series is a great Nassau County tradition, with nearly two dozen nights dedicated to music and culture that honor a range of ethnic groups. Help us celebrate each and every one of our Nassau County residents with Chinese American Night on Sunday, Aug. 3, Irish American Night on Monday, Aug. 4 and Pacoli Night on Sunday, Aug. 10, all beginning at 7 p.m. at Lakeside.
We have a ton of fun movie nights in store as we move into the month. On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Cedar Creek Park in Seaford will show Diary of a Wimpy Kid, on Thursday, Aug. 7, Fresh 102.7 sponsors a viewing of the film Epic at Lakeside Theatre, and finally on Tuesday, Aug. 12, Cedar Creek Park plays Sandlot.
Coming up: an afternoon with the New Vintage Big Band on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at Parking Field 6A of Eisenhower Park, starting at noon. The Long Island Philharmonic performs at Lakeside Theatre on
Friday, Aug. 8, followed by a Saturday tribute to Neil Diamond by Super Diamond. These free performances begin at 7 p.m.
Please visit www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks/index.html for more information.
Last Updated (Monday, 29 November 1999 19:00) Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:00
Local school districts are reaffirming student hygiene standards in the wake of the non-polio enterovirus (EV- D68) that’s been found in the United States. A strain of the enterovirus was found in Southampton’s middle and high schools, but officials say it was not the virus that has caused the national EV-D68 outbreak.
The disease disproportionately affects infants, children and adolescents who lack immunity, according to the Center for Disease Control. School districts have been notified to follow New York State Health Department guidelines to combat possible infections.
Last Updated (Monday, 29 November 1999 19:00) Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00
New Hyde Park Village Mayor Robert Lofaro gave a local laundromat until Wednesday, Oct. 15 to appear in village court to address property issues, mainly appearance and a lack of signage, or face arrest.
A final letter was sent to the tenant, Lofaro said.
Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:00
Sewanhaka Indians Head football coach George Kasimatis told his team to expect a dogfight in this weeks game against the New Hyde Park Gladiators, and he was right after its 35-21 victory last week.
“All the kids know each other really well, it’s always competitive when we play each other,” he said.
Thursday, 09 October 2014 00:00
The Sewanhaka Indians relied heavily on its offense in the first two victories and head coach George Kasimatis relies on one player to set the tone for his group; senior, running back Brenton Mighty.
Mighty is versatile as a running back, as he possesses the ability to run hard between the tackles, lower his shoulder and run into the defender, or run to the outside and break one deep. He also has good hands and is utilized by quarterback Elijah Tracey, as a receiver out of the backfield.
“He makes such a difference in the run game,” said Kasimatis. “Teams have to respect that and it opens up the pass and the possibility for a lot of play action passes.”