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Wink Eyes Town Clerk Seat

Written by Betsy Abraham Thursday, 20 June 2013 00:00

Wayne Wink, Town of North Hempstead town clerk candidate, sat down with Anton reporters recently to talk about what makes him good for the job and the current administration’s shortcomings. 


Wink was originally running for county comptroller, however, he decided to step down after a lack of union backing. Wink said that a number of big unions decided to endorse Howard Weitzman and also garnered the support of the working families party for Weitzman.


The Octagon Is Coming

Written by Stephen Levine Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:00

UFC Gym opens its first east coast location in New Hyde Park

For those that are fans of the Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters that are seen on their television screens, Nassau County residents now have the chance to train like them. Starting on June 15, the first ever east coast location for the brand-extended UFC gym opened at 2020 Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park. 


UFC Gyms operate under the slogan “Train Different,” which is some of the best training that people come to this type of gym to get, according to Operations Manager Suzanne Silver.


Jockeys Ride Into Hearts Of Children’s Hospital Families

Saturday, 15 June 2013 00:00

This year, as in years past, the jockeys from Belmont Park, including Sam the Bugler, visited the families and volunteers at Ronald McDonald House of Long Island (RMH-LI) as part of an annual partnership with the New York Racing Association (NYRA). 


“This is a great event for our children and their families,” said Matt Campo, RMH-LI executive director. “It is a fun day that everyone looks forward to.”


Get Your ‘Satisfaction’

Written by Danielle Macrini Friday, 14 June 2013 00:00

Rolling Stones Tribute Band to Perform in New Hyde Park

Sparks will fly in New Hyde Park when the Rolling Stones cover band Satisfaction perform live on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Park on Albert Street.


The band will perform famous songs such as, “Gimme Shelter,” “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” “Ruby Tuesday,” “Under My Thumb,” “Painted Black” and other classics. 


New Hyde Park Reacts To Prostitution Sting

Written by Betsy Abraham Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00

Residents torn by publication of names 

Across Nassau County, residents are reacting with a mix of confusion and appreciation to the Nassau County District Attorney’s recent arrests of more than 100 men for soliciting prostitutes, including two from New Hyde Park, ages 38 and 53.


The DA’s office not only arrested the men, but made public their names and photographs. That, some feel, is an over-reach or just par for the course of doing something wrong. 


Kenneth Li of New Hyde Park thinks publicizing the names was a “suitable punishment.”


8K Race Shines In New Hyde Park

Written by Chris Boyle Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Road Runner’s Club event honors Wounded Warriors

The grounds of Denton Avenue School in New Hyde Park were packed with locals pounding the pavement for a good cause on Sunday, June 2.


The New Hyde Park Runners Club hosted its annual New Hyde Park 8K Championship Race and according to eight-year Club President Harold Axelrod, Sunday’s event encompassed several different competitions, addressing participants of all levels of fitness and age.


Farmer’s Market

Saturday, 08 June 2013 00:00

The New Hyde Park Farmer’s Market will run until to Nov. 23.


The market will be located in the municipal parking lot on Jericho Turnpike just west of New Hyde Park Road, across from the village hall,  on Saturday mornings, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Martins’ Bills Seek To Honor Fallen Officers

Friday, 07 June 2013 00:00

Senator Jack M. Martins passed two bills in the senate that would name bridge overpasses in New Hyde Park and Bellerose after two police officers that were tragically killed in the line of duty. According to Martins, the purpose of the bills is to create a lasting tribute to the officers and a reminder of the courage the men and women of law enforcement and emergency service personnel show as they go about their duties.


Rainy Day Doesn’t Spoil Parade

Written by Gary Simeone Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

It was a wet and rainy Saturday on May 25, but that didn’t stop the Annual New Hyde Park Memorial Day Parade from kicking off. The parade, which had a delayed start began at Lakeville Road instead of Hillside Blvd. and ended on Jericho Turnpike.


Williston Park Man's Holocaust Story

Written by Betsy Abraham Thursday, 06 June 2013 00:00

Rudy Rosenberg still refers to himself as the hidden child. 


It was 1940 when Germany invaded Rosenberg’s home country of Belgium. Germans forbade him from going to school and his parents were not allowed to work. His father and mother began selling goods, such as cigarettes and steel tips for the German soldiers’ boots, on the black market. 


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