Mil-Max Remembers September 11
Mil-Max Mfg. joined millions of other New Yorkers as they remembered the World Trade Center tragedy of September 11, 2001. Following the request of New York State Governor George Pataki to have a moment of silence to commemorate the events, employees were invited to attend a concert of bagpipe music performed by Ed McKenna from the Irish American Society of Mineola. He is a bagpipe instructor for the New York Police Department.
Music to Heal the Heart and Soul
The "Rolling Requiem" of Mozart's work was especially meaningful as it was repeated all over the world, just as the people who died in the attack came from all over the world. On Wednesday, September 11, 2002, at precisely 8:46 a.m., the time of the first attack on the World Trade Center, more than 400 singers performed Mozart's Requiem at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University in Brookville. They were one of over 150 choirs from 22 countries and 20 time zones that took part in the Rolling Requiem that provided 24 hours of music in a tribute of hope and healing.
Oyster Bay East Norwich Soccer Club News
On Sept. 14 our fall intramural season started. The fields started filling at 9:30 and the action lasted until after 4 p.m. It was a fantastic fall day to start the season. Over 600 children from 4-year-olds getting their first taste of the game to high school girls and boys showing their advanced skills marched onto the fields. The children were joined by swarms of parents and fans that cheered them on. Many children from our intramural teams will be playing in the Columbus Day tournaments. This is a great opportunity for our teams to play in a competitive setting against teams from throughout Long Island. Interested coaches must inform our tournament coordinator via www.obensoccer.org. If your child is interested in trying out for a tournament team, ask your regular coach for tryout dates.
It's Never Too Hot For Hockey
It may have been 105 degrees outside - but inside - former Oyster Bay resident Eric Ferber was hot-hot-hot as he helped lead his Pee Wee ice hockey team to victory in the annual Disney Ice Hockey Tournament held the first week of September in Anaheim, CA.
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