Written by James Werner NFL PPK coordinator Friday, 05 October 2012 00:00
More than 20 participants took place in the NFL Punt Pass Kick competition hosted by the Oyster Bay Rotary Club on Sunday, Sept. 23. These youngsters earned first-place honors in their respective age groups:
Girls Age 8-9 - Emma Guarini of Oyster Bay, 74.3 feet
Girls Age 10 – 11 - Madeline Askeland of Oyster Bay, 108.3 feet
Girls Age 14 – 15 - Elizabeth Delnegro of Commack, 245.2 feet
Boys Age 8-9 - Jack Stallow of Cold Spring Harbor, 132.2 feet
Boys Age 10-11 - Aidan Dananza of East Norwich, 247.7 feet
Boys Age 12-13 - Anthony Delnegro of Commack, 286.0 feet
Boys Age 14-15 - Logan Dananza of East Noriwch, 280.3 feet
These winners will advance to the Long Island Sectional Championships, to be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 10 a.m. at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park during the Oyster Festival. Sectional winners will advance to the Team Championship competition, to be held at Met Life Stadium during a Jets pre-game ceremony.
Saturday, 19 April 2014 00:00
Movie lovers once again have a chance to see first-run films in the theater without having to travel far. Glen Cove Cinemas re-opened last week, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and free films offered to celebrate the occasion.
“Thanks to all of the support we have here and all of you, Glen Cove is once again open for business,” said Mayor Reginald Spinello at the ceremony, held outside the theater on Thursday, April 10. “This is going to be so good for Glen Cove and the surrounding communities.”
Friday, 18 April 2014 00:00
“I didn’t know I needed my own Teddy Bear,” said a woman after the first annual Teddy’s Taste of the West dinner and fundraiser at Canterbury Ales on March 19.
Members were given an authentic Teddy Bear as a surprise gift at the end of the evening. As they say, membership has its privileges and that includes a June 11 event when Ken Burns will come to share a preview of his new film on three Roosevelts. Burns’ film explores the political and family ties between President Theodore Roosevelt, President Franklin Roosevelt and his wife, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, a Roosevelt in her own right.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:39
Muttontown resident and Kellenberg freshman Ceara Ann Conroy has been named an All-League athlete for Girls Winter Track. The title of All-League is awarded to athletes based on a vote of all the coaches in the NSCHSAA League. All of the Girls Winter Track coaches in the league vote based on the athletes performance during the season, and Conroy’s outstanding performance has earned her the title of All League this year.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:37
The Girls Varsity Lacrosse program at Oyster Bay High School is just in its second year and already it is making a difference. Senior defender Danielle Maggi has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Albright College.
Last year Maggi was recognized as the “Most Improved Player,” and this year she is being recruited to play in college.
Maggi said, “We did very well in our first varsity season last year (12-2). This year we are 100 percent going for the conference. I’m excited we finally have a varsity team.”