Building Matters in Flower Hill
Mark your calendars for Sept. 16, for on that day the Village of Flower Hill is hosting a giant block party to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the village. Plans call for a great day of food, fun and entertainment. What a perfect time to meet with your neighbors and other residents of the village! There will be other events throughout the year, so watch for further details as the time gets closer.
Reorganization Meeting Is Clear Sailing
The Manhasset Board of Education held their reorganization meeting Tuesday, July 11, and it actually began two minutes early. That minor fact set the pace for the evening, which moved along quickly, and efficiently -later incorporating a report addressing the need for more space at Munsey Park with color coded pages, and figures, that cut down immensely time spent fumbling for the right place.
On the Bay
Craig Albrecht, Port Washington YC, has really been tearing up the fleet - he won all six of his races at the fifth biennial New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport. The regatta, which started on Saturday, July 15, has about 161 boats competing and will be filling nine straight days with a variety of competitive sailing choices. The event's unique split-racing format makes it a popular draw, allowing sailors to customize their competition experience with handicap racing in the first half of the week (July 15-18) and/or one-design racing in the second half (July 20-23). An Around-the-Island Race, open to all entrants, takes place mid-week (July 19) and is scored separately. In addition to Albrecht, there are local sailors competing this year: Mario Fichera, Freedom, Port Washington YC; John Thomson, Infinity, Manhasset Bay YC; Ralf Steitz, Nimbus, US Merchant Marine Academy and Manhasset Bay YC; Louis Nees, Out of Reach II, Port Washington YC; and Sandy Lindenbaum, Promise Kept, North Shore YC. Steve Benjamin, who frostbites on our bay during the winter months, will take the helm of Bob Towse's Blue Yankee, and with Towse as navigator, will go head - to - head with four boats in his class. Time will tell if Albrecht can maintain his lead - there's still a lot more racing so stay tuned ... For those of you wanting to vicariously experience the race, T2P TV will produce video clips at 9 p.m. each night at www.t2p.tv.
Joseph C. Zoller Scholarship Fund Second Annual Golf Outing
On Monday, Aug. 14, the second annual Joseph C. Zoller Golf Outing will take place at Nassau Country Club to support the scholarship fund established in Joe's name at Fordham University.
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