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Okinawan Karate Holds December Testing, Holiday Party

Friday, 11 January 2013 00:00

Westbury Okinawan Karate, which is offered by the Westbury Recreation Department, had its formal December testing and holiday last month. Sixteen students that met the attendance requirement and proficiency of the skills that were required were tested. The following students passed their test and were advanced to the next belt level:

 

Port Rowing Holds 2nd Annual Ergathon

Friday, 04 January 2013 00:00

Team raised funds through event and donated $10,000 to Hurricane Sandy victims

On Dec. 7, Port Rowing held their 2nd Annual Ergathon. The team broke into groups and rowed a combined distance of 1,000,000 meters in 7 hours and 25 minutes. This is equivalent to rowing across New York and back again (630 miles). 

 

Buckley School Honors Local Athletes

Friday, 28 December 2012 00:00

Buckley Country Day School upper school students recently earned top honors at the end of this fall’s interscholastic soccer season. Shown here from left is Joshua Can, of Westbury, MVP for the boys seventh and eighth grade blue team, and Kevin Ross, of Old Westbury, most improved player, boys fifth and sixth grade blue team. Congratulations, Joshua and Kevin!

 

Carle Place High School Student-Athletes Honored At Physical Education Dinner

Friday, 21 December 2012 00:00
Brendan Mallon and Megan Onderdonk were honored on Monday, December 10, 2012 at the 2012-13 NYSAHPERD, Nassau Zone Outstanding Physical Education Student Awards Dinner, held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Brendan and Megan exemplify and demonstrate an active lifestyle, good sportsmanship (character, civility and citizenship) and exhibit exceptional achievement and leadership in their physical education classes throughout their years at Carle Place High School.
 

LI Lizards Donate $5K For Hurricane Sandy Relief

Friday, 07 December 2012 00:00

The Long Island Lizards would like to thank all the Nassau and Suffolk participants who came out for the Hurricane Sandy Relief Clinic recently. Thanks to the participation of nearly 100 students, and the sponsorship of the event by Atlantic Hyundai, the Lizards will be making a $5,000 donation to the Hurricane Sandy Long Island Disaster Relief fund.

Lizards head coach Joe Spallina, along with players Tommy Palasek, Michael Skudin and Chris Passavia, helped to lead students of all ages and skill levels through a variety of stations, focusing on different fundamental lacrosse skills. Members of the Stony Brook womens lacrosse team also came out to lend a hand to the young girls at the clinic.

 

Boxers For Tenth Long Island Fight For Charity Announced

Friday, 07 December 2012 00:00

Long Island Fight for Charity (LIFFC) hosted nearly 250 supporters at a recent celebration held at the Hilton Long Island in Melville. Plans were announced for activities leading up to the Tenth Long Island Fight for Charity’s “Main Event,” scheduled for November 25, 2013. At the main event volunteer boxers from the Long Island business community who have completed intense training will step into the ring for charity.

The first volunteer boxers who have been announced to participate in the 2013 Main Event are Keith Dawson of Patchogue, Anthony Giallanzo of Glen Cove, Mike Haltman of Woodbury, Joanne Hutchins of Bayville, Kevin Kelly of Plainview, Bill Mabanta of Holtsville and Leaf Steuernagel of Bellport, as well as Scott Zuckerman and Joe Palumbo. 

 

CP Boys Soccer Concludes Memorable Season

Friday, 30 November 2012 00:00

Team wins Class B County Championship, downs Cold Spring Harbor in finals, 4-0

The Carle Place High School boys varsity soccer team accomplished the goal the team had set way back in June: win a Nassau county title. All season, the coaching staff preached two words, consistency and focus.

 

Carle Place High School Senior Signs Letter Of Intent For Basketball

Friday, 30 November 2012 00:00

Congratulations are in order for Carle Place senior Samantha Burden, who signed her Letter of Intent on Monday, Nov. 19. Samantha has accepted a full scholarship to play Division II basketball for St. Thomas Aquinas College. 

 

Westbury Runners Honored In Autism Event

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 00:00

Congratulations to Jenney Tesoriero, Shari Zimmerman and Susan Schmuck, all residents of Westbury, for their award winning performances in the 5th Annual Grillo & Associates Blazing Trails 4 Autism 4 Mile Run, recently held on the streets of North Bellmore and North Merrick.

Jenney crossed the finish line at Nassau BOCES Children’s Readiness Center in 29 minutes, 37 seconds, earning first place in the Athena Division. Shari scored in 34:36 to win the first place award in the women’s 60-64 Age Group and Susan finished in 32:47, good for top honors in the Athena Division.

 

Clean Sheet: Islanders To Brooklyn In 2015

Written by Cory Twibell Monday, 05 November 2012 17:14

Nassau County residents to lose area’s only professional sports franchise

On Monday, Oct. 22, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano tweeted that he would hold a press conference in the coming days to announce his “plans to generate jobs at the Hub and keep the Islanders.”  

A press conference was held two days later, except Mangano wasn’t there; the New York Islanders organized a press conference at 620 Atlantic Ave. in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center, the franchise’s new rink as of 2015.

 

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