Thursday, 13 March 2014 00:00
Comedy Night - March 14
Senior to Senior - March 15
Pep Rally - March 21
The Mineola High School PTSA will meet at 7 p.m. in the library at 10 Armstrong Rd. in Mineola.
Mineola High School will host a music parents meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the high school library.
The East Williston School District will hold a school-wide technology fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Wheatley School at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
The East Williston School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Wheatley School at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
The Willets Road PTO in the East Williston School District will meet 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Willets Road School at 455 I U Willets Rd.
The Hampton Street School will hold a Parents As Reading Partners (PARP) party to commemorate the end of PARP.
Piccola Bussola at 159 Jericho Tpke. in Mineola will host a Comedy Night at 8:30 p.m. Comedians John Joseph and Jack Fontana, with a special appearance by Harry Zapiti, will perform. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. It’s $49.95 per person, which includes a four-course sit-down dinner and show. Coffee, tea and a cash bar will be available.
Eleanor Rigby’s at 133 Mineola Blvd. will host live music from Frank and Joanne at 9 p.m. call 516-739-6622 for more information.
VFW Post 5253 at 155 Searington Road in Albertson is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a dinner-dance from 3 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person, and there will be an open bar, a corned beef and cabbage buffet, including soda bread, and coffee and dessert. Live music is also on tap. Reservations are required. Contact Charles Wohlgemuth at 516-326-1243.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy your corn beef and cabbage.
The Mineola Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. in Piccola Bussola at 159 Jericho Tpke. in Mineola.
The Village of Mineola will hold election day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 155 Washington Ave. in Mineola.
The East Williston Education Foundation invites community members of the East Williston School District to nominate people for the Simmons Award. This award is for any person within the school community who has made a measured difference in the lives of students. There is a requirement of at least five years of district service. Nominating forms can be obtained in the main offices of all three schools and on the homepage of the district website. Forms need to be submitted to the East Williston Education Foundation mailbox at The Wheatley School by Tuesday, March 18.
Mineola High School will host the Senior To Senior Day Musical at 3 p.m.
The Jackson Avenue School at 300 Jackson Ave. in Mineola will host a book fair.
The East Williston Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Village Hall at 2 Prospect Place in East Williston.
Mineola High School will host the spring sports pep rally at 1:30 p.m.
Primerica will hold a financial wellness workshop dubbed “Parents R Talking” at 77 Jericho Tpke. Room 175, in Mineola at 1:30 p.m.
The Mineola School District’s Special Education PTA will meet in Mineola High School at 10 Armstrong Rd. in Garden City Park at 7:30 p.m.
The Mineola Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Village Hall at 155 Washington Ave. in Mineola.
• Boy Scout Troop 200 of Williston Park meets every Monday between 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church located at Willis Ave. and Winthrop St., Williston Park. Boys 11 to 17 are welcome to join.
• Mineola Choral Society meets every Monday at 8 p.m. in Mineola High School, Armstrong Rd., Garden City Park. New voices are welcome. For more information call 294-1175.
• Nassau Chess Club meets each Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Mineola, First and Main Sts. For more information call 631-218-4440.
• Boy Scout Troop 45 of Mineola meets every Tuesday between 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Mineola.
Friday, 01 August 2014 00:00
The Mineola School District Board of Education assessed the district’s performance in recent New York State assessment and Regents testing; performance that Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael
Nagler noted was in need of improvement at a July 24 board meeting.
Nagler addressed issues that students have been encountering with the recently-mandated state assessments, noting the difference in effectiveness between what he called “formative testing,” or testing on a regular basis, and “summative testing,” which is done annually, typically at the end of the school year.
Thursday, 31 July 2014 00:00
Five storefronts on Willis Avenue in Williston Park were gutted after a five-alarm fire on Thursday, July 23 at around 2:40 a.m., Williston Park Fire Department officials said. Construction crews could be seen demolishing the row of stores as late as 2 p.m. last Thursday.
The fire was under control at around 4:30 a.m. No injuries were reported, officials noted.
Williston Park fire units responded at 2:44 a.m. According to department Chief Gary Smithing, the blaze started in the Village Cobbler Shoe Repair Shop at 617 Willis Ave.
Thursday, 31 July 2014 00:00
Students at Charles Water Karate & Fitness, located at 122 Hillside Avenue in Williston Park recently received belt promotions after successfully completing a series of extensive exams.
“Our goal at Charles Water Karate & Fitness is to facilitate mental growth enabling our students to reach their highest potential as human beings,” says Charles Water, owner and director of the school.
“Our studio teaches students how to defend themselves responsibly while instilling self-confidence, self-discipline and respect for others.”
Thursday, 31 July 2014 00:00
Mineola Hurricanes 10U offense was too much for L.I. Saints in 14-5 rout on Thursday July 17, at Willis Avenue Field in Mineola. With 11 runs in the first three innings, The Hurricanes left no doubt about the eventual outcome.
An RBI triple by Kevin Pusey, a steal of home by Kevin Pusey, and an RBI single by James Raziano during the first inning and an RBI single by Jack Mackay, a three-run triple by T.J. McManus put runs on the board early.