Thursday, 08 May 2014 00:00
Mineola vs. Great Neck - May 9
Standards Sing - May 9
Eagle Court - May 9
Night on the Town is at 7 p.m. in the Jericho Terrace at 249 Jericho Tpke. in Mineola. Sample cuisines from 22 different local restaurants. The event will honor Senator Jack Martins and CPA Michael Costa. Tickets are $100. For more information, call Harry Zapiti at 516-426-1652 or Tony Lubrano at 516-316-9271 or visit Li.nightontown.LLSevent.org. All proceeds will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The Village of Mineola will hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. in Village Hall at 155 Washington Ave. in Mineola. A public meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m.
The Mineola Mustangs varsity baseball team will face Island Trees High School at 4:30 p.m.
The Mineola Mustangs boys varsity lacrosse team will face Friends vAcademy at 4:30 p.m.
The Mineola Mustang softball team will face the Island Trees Bulldogs at 4:30 p.m. at Mineola High School at 10 Armstrong Rd. in Garden City Park.
The Wheatley School varsity baseball team will travel to East Rockaway at 4:30 p.m. at 443 Ocean Ave. in East Rockaway.
The East Williston School Board will meet at 8 p.m. in room 450 of the Wheatley School at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
The Mineola School Board will hold its budget hearing/workshop meeting at 7 p.m. in the Willis Avenue School at 121 Jackson Ave.
The Mineola Mustangs girls varsity lacrosse team will face Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK at 50 Kennedy Drive in Plainview at 7 p.m.
The Mineola Mustangs boys varsity lacrosse team will face Great Neck South High School at 345 Lakeville Rd. in Great Neck at 4:30 p.m.
Mineola School teacher Ed Murray and Lisa Anne Egidi will host a cabaret show celebrating Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme at 7:30 p.m. in the William Gill Theatre at 1420 Jericho Tpke. in New Hyde Park Village Hall. Two additional shows are set for Saturday, May 10 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each, $5 for seniors 62 and over and children 13 and under. For tickets, call Ed Murray at 516-426-2339.
Mineola Boy Scout Troop 45 will hold its Eagle Court of Honor at 7:30 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church at 182 Main St. in Mineola. Scouts Michael Beatty, Daniel Gavin, Douglas Llanes, Dylan Perro and Christopher Strauss will be certified as Eagle Scouts.
The Mineola High School Drama Club and Thespian Troupe 276 will present Disney’s Mulan Jr. In Asia, the story of Mulan is as familiar as Cinderella is in the United States at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 10 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $9 in advance by calling the fine arts office at 516-237-2625 or $10 at the door. Tickets for children 10 and under are $5.
The North Side School will hold an all-day used books drive in the school at 110 East Williston Ave. in East Williston.
The East Williston School District will hold a public hearing and business meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Wheatley School at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
The Village of Mineola’s Architectural Review Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Village Hall at 155 Washington Ave. in Mineola.
The Jackson Avenue School will hold its third grade concert at 7 p.m. in the Mineola High School theater at 10 Armstrong Rd. in Garden City Park.
The Mineola School District Safety Committee will meet at 3 p.m. in the Willis Avenue School at 121 Jackson Ave. in Mineola.
East Williston School District voting registration is from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Wheatley School at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
The Mineola High School Music Parents will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Mineola High School at 10 Armstrong Rd. in Garden City Park.
The Mineola Mustangs boys varsity lacrosse team will travel to Malverne High School at 4:30 p.m.
The Wheatley Wildcats varsity boys lacrosse team will face Friends Academy at 4:30 p.m. at 270 Duck Pond Rd. in Locust Valley.
The Mineola Choral Society will hold its spring concert at 8 p.m. in Mineola High School at 10 Armstrong Rd. in Garden City Park. The event will honor the late John DaVanzo, a pillar in the Mineola community. The program will feature Mozart and other composers, including Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber and Randall Thompson. Tickets are $20. Seniors and students pay $15. For more information, cal 516-294-1175 or visit mineolachoralsociety.org
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.