Parade Marks Dawn of a New Century
The Manhasset American Legion Post 304 proclaimed "The Dawn of a New Century" with its May 28, 2001 Memorial Day Parade. As usual, the parade began at 10 a.m. at Plandome Road and Webster Avenue and wound its way down past Town Hall, turning to end at Memorial Field.
Ayhan Gets a Bad Break(out)
Ayhan Hassan and Port Washington have enjoyed a wonderful relationship for the past twenty something years. Over that time, locals have watched him turn a simple snack bar into three hugely popular restaurants on lower Main Street (Shish-Kebab, Fish-Kebab, and the Mediterranean Market). And, in addition to bringing revenue and out-of-town spenders to this lovely seaside town, he has beautified lower Main Street, making it a charmingly quaint and interesting destination for many.
MHS Track Stars Win County Honors
Adam Thoelen (12) won the Nassau County Shot-put title, throwing 46 ft. one inch last week at Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy. Adam will throw in the New York State Meet at Mitchel Field this Saturday, June 9. Adam plays football, runs indoor track and outdoor track. He has made tremendous progress in his two years of track and field and will throw at Boston College next year.
Manhasset 5th Grade Lax Tops Garden City
Coach Coughlin's fifth grade lacrosse squad beat cross-town rival Garden City by a score of 8-6 in a crowd-thrilling contest. Manhasset capped its season with a satisfying come-from-behind victory. Trailing 3-0 early in the second quarter, the Manhasset boys showed their character by storming back to close the score to 4-3 at halftime. After a rousing "win one for Manhasset Lacrosse" speech from Knute Coughlin, Manhasset tied the score at 5-5 after three-quarters of play. The Manhasset boys rose to the challenge and outplayed Garden City in the fourth quarter to finish with an 8-6 victory.
They Were All Heroes
Honor Long Overdue