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Mineola Resident Wins National Fighting Champions MMA Middleweight Title

Friday, 27 August 2010 00:00
Last week in Atlanta, MMA Fighter Andrew Montanez defeated Dustin Chovanic to win the National Fighting Championship’s Middleweight title.  Winning the title in his 25th professional MMA fight. Montanez was a 2003 Mineola High School graduate and a four-year varsity wrestling standout.
 

Mineola Runners Score in ‘Sprint for the Feinstein Institute’

Friday, 27 August 2010 00:00

Mineola residents Scott Fairgrieve and the mother-daughter team of Annie and Katie Cappeller each came home with an award from the Aug. 14 Sands Point Preserve Sprint for the Feinstein Institute 5 Kilometer Run.

 

MAA Girls Take Home Championship

Friday, 20 August 2010 00:00

MAA Mineola Storm Girls 12U softball team won the Merillon Summer Classic Tournament held Aug. 7 and 8. The Storm had a tough Saturday playing in their first ever double-header coming away with a win and a loss.

The championship round began Sunday morning against the Hicksville White team. Anna Bongiorno ignited an early five run rally, but the lead soon slipped away.  With the score tied after the two-hour time limit, the Storm played two extra innings before squeezing home the winning run on a perfectly executed bunt by Meghan Lafaye.  

 

Children Learn to Set and Achieve Goals Starting at 4 ½ Years Old

Friday, 20 August 2010 00:00

The foundation for character building and success starts at home. The schools and role models that impact your child’s life assist in reinforcing the aspirations that you have for your child’s development and future.

These children are in a combination of exercise and karate in a format specifically designed for children ages 4 and up. In a fun-filled and nurturing setting children learn concentration, discipline, respect, as well as an understanding of self-defense at his or her own level. The results are improved strength, coordination, flexibility and the self-confidence that we all want for our children. These children are learning child safety and stranger training. They are becoming better students at school and better listeners at home.

 

Long Island Black Belt Graduates

Friday, 13 August 2010 00:00

Students at Charles Water Karate & Fitness in Williston Park, last week participated in the studio’s 26th Black Belt Graduation. “Our goal at Charles Water’s Karate & Fitness is to facilitate mental growth enabling our students to reach their highest potential as human beings,” says Grandmaster Charles Water. Our studio teaches students how to defend themselves responsibly while instilling self-confidence, self-discipline and respect for others.”

These were the students who tested in January, successfully passed their exam and received their Black Belt Certificates last week.

Congratulations to:

From Mineola: Theodore Bischoff to 1st Degree Black Belt.

From Manhasset: Matthew Chin to 2nd Degree Black Belt.

From New Hyde Park: Ralph Mancini to 2nd Degree Black Belt.

Who says that the youth of America are not committed! Who says adults in America are too stressed out to create a healthy life style for themselves? Yes, commitment to a healthy life style at the karate studio is alive and well.

 

August At the Pool

Written by Christine Retta Friday, 13 August 2010 00:00

With the conclusion of Session II of Swimming Lessons and the pool’s second Middle School Night, residents have been privy to a summer of splashy fun.

 

Pool News

Written by Christine Retta Friday, 06 August 2010 00:00

Summer is in full swing at the John S. DaVanzo Community Pool.  With exciting splash parties, swimming lessons, and swim meets, there is never a dull moment.

 

Portuguese Soccer Club Wins Back-to-Back League Titles

Friday, 06 August 2010 00:00

The Mineola-Portuguese Soccer Club (MPSC) brought home its second consecutive Long Island Division 1 amateur title in late July after they defeated rival Forest Park 4-1.

 

Children Learn to Set and Achieve Goals Starting at 4 ½ Years Old

Friday, 30 July 2010 00:00

The foundation for character building and success starts at home. The schools and role models that impact your child’s life assist in reinforcing the aspirations that you have for your child’s development and future.

 

Belt Promotions for Local Students

Friday, 30 July 2010 00:00

Students at Charles Water Karate & Fitness have received belt promotions after successfully completing a series of extensive exams.

 

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