March 23, 2007

  • News: Suozzi Delivers State of the County Address

    Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi delivered his sixth state-of-the-county address Tuesday evening, March 13. Among some of the topics Suozzi deemed important was the consolidation of government and the need to expand the tax base in the county. FULL STORY

  • News: Munsey Park Amends Code

    The monthly meeting of the Munsey Park Board of Trustees began with a public hearing to discus four new local laws. The proposals covered the following topics: FULL STORY

  • Sports: Manhasset Wrestlers Complete 3-Peat

    The Manhasset Wrestling team became the first team to win three consecutive Div II County Championships with their upset win at the County Finals at C.W. Post College. "Last year's team saw five top seniors graduate and so we weren't expected to be able to put things back together this year," remarked varsity coach Pete Guastella. "He went on to say, "We told the boys all season that this would be an uphill battle and we could only succeed if the entire team pulled together." In the end the 25 man varsity team did just that, with 19 wrestlers winning All County or All Conference Honors, four of whom won the Championships in their weight classes. Sophomore Ryan Kelly defeated the defending County Champ in a tight 6-4 win over rival Locust Valley's Rich DeStefanis. Junior, Marc-Andrew Ardito, took the title at 125 pounds pinning his opponent in the first period. Senior, Steve Meditz capped a terrific season and career with his second County Championship at 135 pounds and Senior Andrew Wray defeated another Locust Valley rival at 171 pounds. All four of these boys went onto the State Wrestling Tournament in Albany where Steve Meditz became only the second All State wrestler in Manhasset's history. Steve's fifth place finish in the State tournament represents Manhasset's best finish ever. Steve also captured the school record for wins finishing his season with 112 career win against only 27 losses. FULL STORY

  • Sports: 'Hoops on the Hill' Provides Basketball Instruction to Area Children

    Steve Leondis, Manhasset resident and former Yale University basketball star by way of Xaverian H.S. in Brooklyn, Angel Branch of the Manhasset/Great Neck EOC and Diana Holden of Adventures In Learning have collaborated to bring another exciting program to the site of the former Valley School. With the help of talented players and coaches, "Hoops on the Hill," was created - a community outreach program providing high quality basketball instruction to the area's children. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: Hedy Minerbo Retires After 30 Years in Education
  • Opinion: Reporting New Column - 'Ask The Officer' Logo
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