CSM Completes Crosswalk Study Research
The Coalition for a Safer Manhasset (CSM) has completed research investigating solutions to make Plandome Road safer for pedestrians. Several pedestrian accidents and potentially dangerous conditions have sparked a group of concerned citizens to press officials to create changes to minimize risks to pedestrians who must cross this heavily trafficked road.
St. Francis Hospital Breaks Ground for DeMatteis Pavilion
St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, broke ground on June 30 for the Nancy and Fred DeMatteis Pavilion, a major new patient care building that is the centerpiece of the Hospital's Master Facilities Plan, a three-year, $190 million project to expand and enhance the hospital's physical plant. It is the largest construction project in the hospital's 83-year history. The groundbreaking ceremony, which took place at the hospital's main campus in Roslyn, brought together over 200 hospital leaders, staff members, government officials, and dignitaries to mark the occasion.
Williamsport 11 and 12 Year-Old Girls Capture District Championship
The 2005 Girls 12 and under softball team was made up of 13 players, eight of whom played in the Williamsport tournament in previous years. Erica Demitroff, Paige Pacent and Christina Gambino played on last year's 10-year-old team. From the 11 and 12-year-old team, Allison Brosky, Cara Cappellini, Elena Avalos-Bock, Kristen Leung and Emily Easton returned to play. Meghan Markham and Claudia Sbuttoni returned from two years ago. With the addition of newcomers Elizabeth Bourguet, Taylor Liberta and Tobi Simon, the team has the makings to be on par with the best of Long Island.
Manhasset Wrestlers Capture Division 2 Country Qualifying Tournament
It was a record-breaking day as 20 Manhasset wrestlers won berths into this year's Country Tournament. Ten wrestlers, including Captains Marco Capetola and Anthony Charles advanced to the finals. Tournament Champs were: Marco Capetola, Steve Miditz, Steve Ficano and Matt Cornachio. Second-place honors went to: Anthony Charles, Lukasz Mosakowski, Mike Frangolis, Tom Morelli, Anthony Impellizeri and JP Pace. Sophomore, 125 pounder, Steve Mediz took additional honors with most pins in the least amount of time (three pins in six minutes and 12 sec. and also captured the Tournament Outstanding Wrestler Award.
County to Honor Ed Dressler