North Hills Construction Put on Hold
The on-again, off-again saga of condominium development in the Village of North Hills went through two major phases in the past week.
County Teams With LIGRA to Protect Consumers From Gasoline Price Gouging
Nassau County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi, the Nassau County Office of Consumer Affairs and the Long Island Gasoline Retailers Associations, Inc. (LIGRA) have reached an accord that will limit consumer costs on their gasoline purchases.
Women's Golf News
On the Bay
This week the column highlights the third and last junior sailing program on Manhasset Bay - the Manhasset Bay Junior Yacht Club. On the spectacular evening last Thursday, Aug. 18, with the sun setting over Manhasset Bay, the junior sailors arrived at the club looking quite lovely and handsome in their sundresses and jackets and ties. According to Junior Activities co-Chairs John Silbersack and Tom Hoban, the season was quite successful under the direction Head Instructor Stephanie Rounds, with sailing instructors Juliet White, Andrew Lemonda, Kate Lawson, Patrick Morris, Johanna Taurell, Colin Morse, Paige Wassmer, Cathryn Schmidt and Danielle Bourquet. In addition to the regular staff, juniors were fortunate to learn the ropes from Junior Instructors Peter Warny, Matt Cornachio, Louise Browning, Victoria Rainone, Eugenie Lehembre-Shiah and Peter Aiken. After a dinner elegantly served to a packed ballroom, the recipients received their 2005 MBJYC Sailing Awards: Most Improved Beginner Optimist: Claudia Steck and Gregory Stebbins; Most Improved Intermediate Optimist: Elizabeth Cozzens and Kade Kenlon; Most Improved Racing Optimist: Ben Lobley and Clare McIntee; Most Improved Novice Blue Jay: Michael Boudova and Virginia Brodie; Most Improved Racing Blue Jay: Meredith Krim and Hayes Brown; and Most Improved Laser: Rob Maisano. The Perpetual Awards: Thomas Haire Trophy (demonstrated qualities as a leader, sportsman and yachtsman that best typify the ideas of MBYC): Charlie Morris; Charles F. Chapman Trophy (most distinguished achievement in events outside JSA competition): Louise Browning; Helme Trophy for Boys (displays the best seamanship): Luke Record; Helme Trophy for Girls (displays the best seamanship): Patti Hoban; Commodore's Cup (most outstanding sailor in the MBJYC sailing program): Matt Cornachio; Cow Bay Trophy (most outstanding sailor, enrolled in the MBJYC sailing program, at the JSA of LIS Optimist Regatta): Charlie Morris; Nicky Graf Trophy (best display of "sportsmanship, desire and enthusiasm for yachting"): Rob Maisano; Robert W. King III Memorial Trophy (achieved best percentage performance in JSA Open Events): Matt Cornachio; Junior Shipshape Award (best demonstrates seamanship through his or her care of either their own or club-owned boats and equipment): Colleen Stack; Kings Point Trophy (awarded annually to the best crews): Wilkie Jordan and Katie Stack; Louise Haney Memorial Junior Sailing Trophy (to a junior sailor 13 years or older who has demonstrated the qualities of perseverance, consistent effort, sportsmanship, dedication to the sport of sailing and who exemplifies the mission of MBYC): Victoria Rainone; Instructor's Award: Optimist: Aiden Owens; Blue Jay: Sean McIntee; Laser: Louise Browning; 420: Wilkie Jordan.
A Few More Important People
Bravo to the Manhasset Park District