Thursday, 07 August 2014 00:00
Book Discussion - August 6
Mineola School Meeting - August 7
What Matters To You - August 8
Attend a children’s book discussion at 5:30 p.m. in the Williston Park Library at 494 Willis Ave. Call 516-742-1820 for book titles.
The Village of Mineola Board of Trustees will hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. in Village Hall at 155 Washington Ave. in Mineola. A public meeting or public hearing will follow at 7:30 p.m.
The Mineola Leisure Club is seeking new members. Seniors over 60 can call Leslie Kerzner at 516-741-8747 or Mike Coniglio at 516-747-2058. The club meets on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from September to June.
The Mineola School Board will meet at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Willis Avenue School at 121 Jackson Ave. in Mineola.
Learn the ins and outs of smartphones from Carl Borruso at the Yes We Can Community Center at 141 Garden St. in Westbury from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Bring your smartphone.
Take your tot to story hour at the Williston Park LIbrary at 494 Willis Ave. at 11 a.m. in the library for children 1-3 years old.
Eleanor Rigby’s at 133 Mineola Blvd. will host International Night with select cuisines from different cultures. For more info, go to eleanorigbys.com
This men’s community group will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Parkville Library at 10 Campbell St. in New Hyde Park. Open to men 60 and over, discuss topics of related interest about living in the community.
Enjoy an aqua fitness and exercise program at Martin Reid Pool between Broadway and Urban avenues in Westbury from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The Irish American Society at 297 Willis Ave. in Mineola will hold a card game at 8 p.m. For more information, call 516-746-9392.
The Mineola High School Summer Showcase, a collection of MHS alumni, will hold a concert at 8 p.m. Buy tickets mhsdrams.weebly.com
Enjoy The LEGO Movie at Sunset Park in Port Washington at 8;30 p.m. Call 311 for more information.
Enjoy Family Fun Night at the John S. DaVanzo Community Pool from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Bring your own snacks, beverages, tables, etc. The event is for Mineola residents and their guests only. Four guests per adult, no glass bottles or containers permitted.
Class sessions are already underway at Gerry Pond Park and Michael J. Tully Park on Saturday and Sunday from 9 to 10 a.m. Single classes are available at a cost of $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. Classes can also be purchased in bulk at a discounted rate, 10 classes for residents at the cost of $200 and $240 for non-residents.
Personal Training classes will be offered at Michael J. Tully Park by appointment only. There will be two options available. The 50-minute session will cost $80, and be offered at a discounted rate of 10 sessions for $750. There will also be a 30-minute session available at a cost of $50 and at a discounted rate of 10 sessions for $450. Participants are asked to call within 24 hours to cancel your appointment to avoid being charged.
Featuring the music of Sean Quinn, James Keane among others, enjoy a free concert at 5 p.m. in the Irish American Society at 297 Willis Ave. in Mineola. It’s $20 per person. Complimentary finger food, tea, coffee and scones.
Enjoy the 60s and 70s band The Capris at 1 p.m. in North Hempstead Beach Park on West Shore Road in Port Washington. Parking fees apply. Call 311 for more information.
The North Hempstead Town Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall at 220 Plandome Rd. in Manhasset.
The Town of North Hempstead’s Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 10 a.m. in Town Hall at 220 Plandome Rd. in Manhasset.
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.