Friday, 08 March 2013 00:00
Want to learn how to play football from the New York Giants?
With former New York Giants like Bill Ard, Stephen Baker, Chris Calloway, Eric Dorsey, Sam Garnes and Rodney Hampton providing support, New York Giants Youth Football Camps will host 22 camp locations, including a camp in Plainview at the HANC Plainview Elementary School.
New York Giants Youth Football Camps provide non-contact instruction to kids from ages 6 to 14 years old. With professional coaches and New York Giants, kids learn to run, throw, catch, defend and compete. All programs provide football non-contact instruction, athletic skill development, fitness and agility training.
New York Giants Youth Football Camps trained over 2,000 kids last summer. The HANC Plainview Elementary School camp will run from Monday, July 22 to Fri. July 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The price is $409 through Wednesday, March 20, which includes a $40 savings. For more information, visit
www.NYGiantsCamps.com or call 877-226-9919.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 00:00
Thousands of Long Islanders streamed into Burn Park in Massapequa recently for the Town of Oyster Bay’s annual Salute to America concert featuring Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pop Orchestra with fireworks by Grucci.
The event paid tribute to veterans, past and present, and honored three deserving honorees: Guillermo Torres, Plainview’s Robert Reahl and Barbara Tortorice.
Torres is the winner of the Town’s Veteran Lifetime Achievement Award. A Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient, Torres was wounded while on maneuvers.
Saturday, 26 July 2014 00:00
The kids may be grown. The marriage may have not worked out. Perhaps retirement affords more free time than was anticipated.
Enter The Transition Network, an national social group featuring an active chapter on Long Island that meets regularly at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library.
Judy Forman, Plainview resident and program co-chair, noted that The Transition Network is an organization of women ages 50 and over who are ‘transitioning’ into the next phase of their lives — whether it be retirement, divorce, losing a loved one or so on — and helping them to meet new people while expanding their horizons.