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Westbury BOE Meeting - January 23

Carle Place BOE Meeting - January 23

Carle Place Athletic Booster Club Fundraiser - January 25

 

January 23

Westbury Board of Education Meeting

The Westbury Board of Education will be holding an action meeting at Dryden Street School at 7:30 p.m. 

 

Carle Place Board of Education Meeting

The Carle Place Board of Education will hold a business meeting at 8 p.m. at the high school north cafeteria.

January 24

Marc Cohn, with Rebecca Pidgeon

Grammy award winning musician Marc Cohn, best known for his ballad, Walking in Memphis will be performing at The Space At Westbury. He will be joined by special guest Rebecca Pidgeon. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $55. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.thespaceatwestbury.com 

January 25

Carle Place Athletic Booster Club Fundraiser 

The Carle Place Athletic Booster Club will be holding a Casino Night fundraiser at the Knights of Columbus, located at 186 Jericho Turnpike in Mineola, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are $75 per person until Jan. 18, and $85 afterwards. Ticket price includes $50 in chips, buffet dinner and open bar. There will be music, prizes and a 50/50. To purchase tickets, call Chris Ceruti at the Carle Place High School Athletic Department at 516-622-6465 or Hadiah Chiappone at 516-333-0703 at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Proceeds from the event will benefit athletes in the Carle Place school district. 

 

Author: Ransom Riggs 

Barnes and Noble in Carle place will be hosting Ransom Riggs, author of the popular fantasy novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. He will read excerpts from Hollow City, the follow up novel to Miss Peregrine’s. At 2 p.m. 

 

Learn About The LEGO Movie 

There will be a hands-on learning event at Barnes and Noble, Carle Place with activities, fun and surprises. For kids ages four and up. Space is limited, please call the store at 516-741-9850 to sign up.  At 11 a.m.

 

Trees and Shrubs for the Winter

Learn how trees and shrubs can enhance the appearance of your winter garden at this workshop at Hicks Nurseries. Presented by Rich Abate. At Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike in Westbury, at 11 a.m. 

 

Lotus, With The Werks 

Post rock and electronic dance band, Lotus, will be coming to The Space at Westbury, joined by special guest, The Werks. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

January 28

New Cassel Urban Renewal Overlay District Public Hearing 

The Town of North Hempstead will be holding a public hearing regarding the New Cassel Urban Renewal Overlay District. The hearing will take place during the normal town board meeting, at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 220 Plandome Road, Manhasset.  Residents are invited to speak at the hearing regarding if they believe these restrictions should be modified or left as they are. For more information, see article on page 1. 

January 29

Author: Scott Reich

Barnes and Noble in Carle Place will host Scott Reich, author of The Power of Citizenship, for a book discussion and signing. His book focuses on the theme of citizenship during the Kennedy legacy. At 7 p.m.

January 31

Jason Isbell, with Holly Williams 

Alternative country singer and guitarist Jason Isbell will be performing at The Space at Westbury, with special guest Holly Williams. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.thespaceatwestbury.com.

News

Westbury High School students are teaching younger children from Park Avenue Elementary School valuable life lessons about money and business skills through the High School Heroes program.

 

In this program, high school students that are taking Renate Johnson’s Junior Achievement class will go into first grade classrooms to teach 45-minute lessons.

 

“It is a program that gives high school and younger students confidence and teaches them about business and financial literacy,” said Johnson.

The Westbury Historical Society will host Dr. Natalie Naylor, professor emerita at Hofstra University and author of Women in Long Island’s Past: Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives at their next meeting on March 9. 

 

Naylor’s presentation will focus on the place of women in Long Island’s history, including several prominent women from Westbury’s past.  


Sports

Albertson resident and Kellenberg sophomore Gabby Schreib qualified for the Millrose Games in New York City. Schreib qualified as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay along with Danielle Correia, Bridget McNierney, and Jazmine Fray. 

 

The Kellenberg relay’s close second place finish in January’s Millrose Trials has moved them closer to defending the title they won in the same relay at last year’s Millrose Games. Schreib and her teammates time is currently second in the United States for girls track and field performances.


Congratulations to Westbury athletes Michael Esposito, Eileen Harris, Brett Harris, and Michael Going, each of whom won awards in Race # 1 of the Jonas Chiropractic Run Nassau Series co-hosted by Nassau County and the Greater Long Island Running Club.

 

Michael Esposito, age 15, took home the second place award in the 15-19 age group with a time of 23 minutes, 6 seconds.  Eileen Harris, age 42, earned the first place award in the women’s 40-44 age group.  She completed the race with her 45 year old husband, Brett Harris, who was the third place award winner in the men’s 45-49 age group.  Michael Going, age 41, scored third place honors in the 40-44 age group with a time of 20 minutes, 51 seconds.


Calendar

Los Lobos - March 5

Coffee House - March 8

Meet the Mayor - March 8


Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

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