The physical education classes at the New Hyde Park Road School just completed two days of participating in the American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart Event. Every child in the school participated in the program. Our goal was to raise awareness of heart healthy activities and at the same time raise money for heart and stroke research and educational programs.
We are proud to announce that we raised $3,215.00, exceeding our expectations of $1,000. A special thanks to Ms. Innella for her efforts in arranging this event. Although Ms. Innella will not be with us next year, we hope this will become and annual event. Thank you for everyone who supported the students in this great program.
Bob Windorf of Williston Park has once again signed on to be the Director of the 33rd annual Nationwide Insurance 10 Kilometer Run for ASPIRE, Long Island’s oldest continuously held 10K run. Windorf is inviting athletes of all ages and levels of ability to join him for the Run on Saturday, March 27th at the H.B. Mattlin Middle School in Plainview .
The ASPIRE 10K will once again be utilizing the traditional challenging but fair course through the roads of Plainview and Old Bethpage, starting and finishing at the H.B. Mattlin Middle School on Washington Avenue in Plainview. Race Director Bob Windorf of the Greater Long Island Running Club is once again hard at work putting together an event that promises to be the biggest and best ASPIRE run ever.
Open registration for Spring 2010 ice skating classes at the beautiful indoor ice skating rink at Cantiague Park begins the week of Feb. 8 and runs through the start of classes the first week of March. Open registration is for patrons who did not participate in the Winter 2009-10 classes.
Classes - in several age and skill levels, from “Tots” to “Alpha” and “Freestyle” - run through the first or second week of May 2010, depending on the class. The classes are formed with a minimum of four students and a maximum of 10 per class. The program consists of eight half-hour lessons for each age and skill level, with the various classes offered on Mondays and Fridays between 4 and 5:30 p.m.; and Saturdays between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tuition is $120 for children and adults and skate rentals are available for $5 per rental.
The NHP Wildcats is looking for candidates to fill an open board position. If you are interested in more information, or if you would like yourself or someone else to be considered for the vacancy, please send a letter to:
NHP Wildcats Soccer Club, P.O. Box 848, New Hyde Park, NY 11040 or contact Ken Simon at 354-5340 for more information.
All information will be forwarded to the nominating committee.
Picnic reservations for the coming season may be made at Nassau County parks beginning Monday, Feb. 1. In the Town of Oyster Bay, reservations for picnics began on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Reservations are now being taken on a first-come, first-served for any park with a picnic area, said a town spokesperson. “The Town of Oyster Bay has 156 parks and many of those have picnic areas. For reservations, please call the TOB Parks Department located in Hicksville at 797-4184, daily. There are some openings at all the parks. All the weekends at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay are taken.”
“Yes we can can cancer” is the motto of the Adelphi University student athletes, who demonstrate their support for the Cancer Center for Kids (CCFK) at Winthrop-University Hospital by collecting recyclable bottles and cans on campus and donating the proceeds to the center. Recently, a group of students visited the center’s state-of-the-science facility located at 120 Mineola Boulevard to present a check for more than $7,100 in support of the CCFK’s mission.
In addition to their dedication to academic excellence, with over two-thirds maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or better, Adelphi’s University Panthers proudly carry on a time-honored tradition of service. During the past several years, these young men and women have increased community and campus involvement in a number of special programs and Winthrop’s CCFK has been a grateful recipient of their efforts. Not only have the students helped fund the center’s programs, they have also increased campus awareness of pediatric cancer.
Recently the students and their families joined together with gym teacher, Diane Schubert, who had them running, rolling and laughing down all the lanes in the gym. It was evident that everyone had a fun time.
Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence W. Mulvey announced that the Police Department’s Marine Bureau will be conducting New York State certified Boating Safety Course’s for residents of Nassau County.
• Saturday and Sunday Jan. 30 – 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Saturday and Sunday Feb. 27 – 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Saturday and Sunday March 13 – 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Saturday and Sunday March 27 – 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Courses will be held at the Nassau County Police Academy located at 200 Second Ave. in Massapequa Park. In order to obtain a safety certificate, registrants must attend both 4-hour sessions.
At Charles Water Karate & Fitness, students are asked to perform a “Random Act of Kindness” once per month. Remember that “giving is living.” We define a “Random Act of Kindness” as students giving their time in order to better other people’s lives. The following students followed through on their “Random Act of Kindness” for the month of October 2009.
From New Hyde Park: Amanda Bartolotta, Anthony Bartolotta, Noelle Becker, Samantha Bangug, Ralph Mancini, Angelo Mancini, Jesmine Romanelli, Adam Romanelli, Michael Castelli, Nicholas Castelli, Nathan Harvey, Robert Becker, Steven Shing.
From Albertson: Aditya Lohdha, Kevin Hardiman
From East Williston: Alexandra Boubour. From Williston Park: Christopher Hembach, Sean Hembach, Dominic Macedo, Samantha Dimila.
Jan. 15 will be the deadline for early bird registration for the 2010 RXR/TIAA-CREF Long Island Marathon. The Long Island Marathon “Festival of Races,” set for the weekend of April 30 to May 2 is recognized as one of Long Island’s most prestigious sporting events.
The One Mile Race, the 5K Race, and the “Kids Fun Run” will start from Mitchel Athletic Complex on Saturday, May 1. On Sunday, May 2, the Long Island Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K races take place. The weekend celebration also includes a pasta party for runners on April 30, at the Cradle of Aviation Museum and a “Runners’ Expo” at Mitchel Athletic Complex from April 29 to May 1.
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