Thursday, 29 May 2014 00:00
Comedy Night - May 30
Tag Sale - May 31
8K Run - June 1
Mineola High School will host its high school science symposium at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at 10 Armstrong Rd., in Garden City Park.
The Mineola School District will hold its middle school seventh grade concert in Mineola Middle School at 200 Emory Rd. in Mineola.
The Wheatley School will hold seventh and eighth grade band/chorus night at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
The East Williston School District will hold its seventh grade dance at 7 p.m. in the Willets Road School at 455 I.U. Willets Rd. in Roslyn Heights.
The Wheatley School will hold academic awards night from 7 p.m. to midnight at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
Eleanor Rigby’s at 133 Mineola Blvd. in Mineola will host the band Acoustic Blue at 9 p.m.
North Side Concert
The North Side School will hold an all day concert at 110 East Williston Ave. in East Williston.
Piccola Bussola at 159 Jericho Tpke. will hold a comedy night, featuring Paul Venier, Harry Zapiti and John Consoli at 7 p.m. It’s $49.95 per person, which includes four course sit-down dinner, soft drinks, coffee/tea with a cash bar. For more information, call 516-294-4620.
The Village of East Williston will hold a town-wide tag sale, starting at 9 a.m.
The Community Church of East Williston will hold a trash and treasures sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 45 East Williston Ave.
A preview opening of the art of Steven Velez, a former pupil of Lisa Fazio at The Garden Arts Studio in Mineola, will be on view at the Garden City Public Library at 3 p.m. The art will be on display from June 2–30 at 60 Seventh St., in Garden City. This gallery exhibit honors the memory of Velez, who was an accomplished artist. He lost his battle with depression in November.
The Mineola Hurricanes 10U Baseball team will host a multi-family garage sale, with a rain date of June 8, at 423 Jackson Ave. in Mineola to help pay for a trip to a baseball tournament at the Cal Ripken facility in Maryland. There will be many families contributing to this sale. Household items, toys, clothes, sporting equipment, baby items and books will be available. Ice tea, lemonade, soda, hot dogs and baked goods can be purchased. For more information, call Margaret at 516-322-2027.
The Mineola High School Booster Club Dinner will be held in Jericho Terrace at 249 Jericho Tpke. in Mineola.
The Wheatley PTO will hold a Coordinating Council Meeting at 7:30 at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
The East Williston School District will hold a financial advisory committee meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 11 Bacon Rd. in Old Westbury.
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.
Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:00
Winthrop University Hospital employee Jeffrey Brenner, a hyperbaric technician with the Life Support Technologies group in Mineola, recently received the American Heart Association’s prestigious Louis J. Acampora Heart Saver Award at a dinner at the Crest Hollow Country Club. The award is named for a Long Island teenager who succumbed to a sporting injury that is understood to have been preventable if a cardiac medical device had been immediately on-scene and applied.
“I hope that I have made a real difference in my town and the world around me to help prevent death and improve the quality of people’s lives” said Brenner.
Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00
The Wheatley School recently hosted an Item Writing Workshop for more than 100 language teachers representing districts across New York State. The workshop was sponsored by the Foreign Language Association of Chairpersons and Supervisors (FLACS), the professional organization that has assumed responsibility for the creation and administration of the FLACS
Checkpoint A and B Exams (formerly the NYS Second Language Proficiency and Regents Exams).
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00
After consecutive seasons of finishing runner-up in the men’s golf Player of the Year for the Skyline Conference, Christian Bleck of St. Joseph’s took home first place in a rather unlikely turn of events.
After a herniated disc caused the Chaminade High School alum to miss every event after the first week of the season until the conference tournament, Bleck returned—without even having the luxury of practicing a full 18 holes—and competed with the best players the conference has to offer.
Thursday, 06 November 2014 00:00
The Mineola Mustang boys cross-country team won the division 4A championship recently at Bethpage State Park. This is the first championship for the program since 1974, ending a 40-year championship drought.
Mineola defeated Seaford, who also entered the undefeated in division competition, 38-20. Overcoming rain and high winds throughout the race, many Mustangs ran personal records for the 5K in route to the victory.