Thursday, 10 October 2013 00:00
Loyola University Maryland senior cross country runner Kiera Harrison of Syosset broke the 6k program record at the Salty Dog Invitational, hosted by the United States Naval Academy, covering the course in 20:51.75.
Harrison trailed the top-finisher, Annie-Norah Beveridge of Navy, by only five seconds as the winner checked in at 20:46.23.
Harrison’s second place finish tops the previous record by nearly 11 seconds recorded by Andrea Rovegno in 2005. This was the second-consecutive meet Harrison finished first among all other Greyhound participants.
She helped lead the Loyola women to a fifth place finish with 113 points, trailing the host Navy who finished first, University of Maryland in second and UMBC and American in third and fourth, respectively.
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 00:00
A Syosset surgeon has become the first in the United States to present findings from a clinical trial on a combined bariatric approach to enhance weight loss that involves implanting a Lap Band and performing surgery on the stomach.
Plication, or surgery to fold the outer curve of the stomach into a pleat, is new in its application to bariatric surgeries. For decades, the procedure was used to treat perforated ulcers or stomach trauma.
Saturday, 07 December 2013 00:00
On Nov. 7, more than 150 supporters gathered for MercyFirst’s Annual Harvest Ball held at The Garden City Hotel, raising more than $100,000 to help fund MercyFirst’s programs.
This year, the 2013 MercyFirst Community Partner Honoree Awards went to three Syosset-Woodbury families: The Millers, The Cliffords and The Majoys.
Thursday, 05 December 2013 00:00
Fourteen student-athletes from Syosset High School have committed to play at a college or university next year.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
Jericho Celeste Taub, 13, showed that she could run with the big girls (and the big boys!) on Sunday, Nov. 17, as she scored a decisive victory in the Women’s Division of the 5th annual Blue Ribbon Run for Prostate Cancer, a 5-kilometer road race that started and finished at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park.
Taub finished the Run in 20 minutes, 17 seconds, 53 seconds in front of 36-year-old runner-up Kelly Bregou of New York City.