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
Saturday, 19 July 2014 00:00
In recognition of the superior care her daughter Marjorie Levine of Albertson, received, the late Elsie Levine, formerly of Great Neck, has bequeathed $100,000 to Life’s WORC. The recently deceased
Levine was an ardent advocate for those suffering from developmental disabilities. According to her daughter Cathy Levine, Elsie Levine turned her grief and pain into action and this gift demonstrates the gratitude and peace of mind Life’s WORC provided for her entire family.
“My mother had overwhelmingly positive feelings about the care my sister received through Life’s WORC,” added Cathy Levine. “Life’s WORC represented the dawn of giving those with special needs a life and an opportunity to reach their potential.”
Friday, 18 July 2014 00:00
A potential Long Island Rail Road strike due to a contract disagreement between its union and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority could leave many commuters stranded at the Mineola Train Station next week.
“I think it’s unfair to a lot of people,” said Bryan Jean-Pierre of Westbury as he waited for his train in Mineola.
Jean-Pierre, a restaurant manager in New York City, said the strike would be a strain for him. He plans to carpool if the strike occurs.
Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00
Mineola Hurricanes lost a battle of the bats on Sunday, June 29, at St. Joseph’s Field in Kings Park, falling short in a 9-8 ball game against the St. Joseph’s Saints in the first game of a doubleheader.
The top of the first saw the Hurricanes take an early 2-0 lead. The runs came home for the Hurricanes when T.J. McManus scored on an error and Connor Eakin scored on a fielder’s choice. The Saints never surrendered the lead after the first inning, scoring five runs on two errors and an RBI single by Jonathan.
Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00
The Mineola 12U intramural team opened its summer season against the East Williston Wildcats at the Willis Avenue field complex in Mineola on Monday, July 7.
East Williston jumped out to an early 3-0 lead due to some Mineola miscues and timely hitting. Mineola starting pitcher Kenny Solosky was strong, allowing only two hits, four strikeouts and one walk.
Mineola began their push back when Zach Buongiovanni crushed a solo home run onto the railroad tracks, just missing a passing train.
Solosky, Jordan Sandler (game winning walk-off single), Phil LaPierre, Kieran O’Gara, Patrick Solosky, Zach Buongiovanni (2 RBIs) and Vin Othman all contributed an RBI in a balanced hitting attack.
Andrew Geagher made a nice defensive play in the shortstop hole at short throwing out the runner by a step. Matt Pardo also made a nice grab off the centerfield wall holding the East Williston player to a double.