Our Town Is Coming

Jaclyn Stroud as the Stage Manager will narrate Our Town

Jaclyn Stroud as the Stage Manager will narrate Our Town

Theatergoers will have an opportunity to take a break from our 24/7 world and enjoy an evening exploring simpler times when the Wheatley Theater Company presents Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” at The Wheatley School on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20 to 22, at 7:30 p.m. The play stars Old Westbury’s Morgan Misk as Mrs. Webb and Rebecca Sonstein playing music. [Read more...]

Board Presents Capital Projects

Eric Kaier, an architect at the firm, KG&D Architects, made a presentation on district wide capital projects at the Roslyn School Board meeting on last Thursday night. The presentation consisted of three important projects in the district at the East Hills School, Middle School and the Transportation and Maintenance Facility building. Kaier listed site work, architectural work and MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) work for all three schools. [Read more...]

Roslyn Student earns Eagle Scout rank

Trevor Cox

Trevor Cox

Greenvale resident Trevor Cox was recently inducted as an Eagle Scout into Troop 71. Also inducted were Brendan Watson and Steven Squillante, both of Manhasset.

Fellow scouts, family members, Boy Scout Council and district representatives, plus such local dignitaries as State Senator Jack Martins, State Assemblyman Chuck Lavine, State Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel, Town Councilman, Peter Zuckerman, Town Councilwoman, Dina De Giorgio, Nassau County Legislature, Richard Nicolello, and Greenvale Civic Association President John Fabio filled the Plandome Village Hall to celebrate these young men for earning Boys Scouting’s highest honor. [Read more...]

Reunion For Championship Squad

The squad

The squad

The 1974 Roslyn High School basketball team was one of the legendary squads in the school’s history.

That year, the Bulldogs won the North Shore Championship, finishing with a 10-2 record in Division III play and a final record of 18-5.
This year, team members held a reunion with their coach, Joe Lettera. The reunion tops off a banner year for Lettera who earlier was named to the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame. [Read more...]

Mineola Tops WildFrogs, Head To Semis

Dominic Paggi, tackles Luis Costa

Dominic Paggi (left) tackles Luis Costa

Mustang quarterback James Gerstner knew round two with the Carle Place-Wheatley WildFrogs would be different. Mineola beat the WildFrogs a week earlier, 35-7 in an Mineola offensive showcase. To open the Nassau IV football quarterfinal at Hampton Stadium on Saturday, Wheatley blitzed early, but the pressure gave way to a key turnover and a Mustang run game that pounded the CP-W front seven, ending in a 28-6 Mineola victory. [Read more...]

Roslyn Heights Man Found

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 Ilnam Kim

Ilnam Kim

Nassau County Police announced its search for a missing Roslyn Heights has come to an end today.

According to detectives, Ilnam Kim, 73, of Roslyn Heights, was found and had no injuries. Prior to his disappearance, Kim was last seen in the vicinity of St. Marks Place, wearing a brown North Face jacket. He is Korean and doesn’t speak English.

A Silver Alert was issued for Kim on Friday. The alert program had been established in order to disseminate immediate information to local media, hospitals and other organizations when a senior citizen or other individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive disorders goes missing.

 

Vets Exemption Hearing Tonight

 

Mineola School Board President Artie Barnett

Mineola School Board President Artie Barnett

The Mineola School Board will hold a public hearing on the much-debated New York State veterans exemption on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Willis Avenue School. It is expected the board will either approve or disapprove the exemption during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. [Read more...]

Zuckerman Wants Another

Peter Zuckerman

Peter Zuckerman

Peter Zuckerman is running as the Democratic Party’s incumbent candidate for 2nd District on the Town of North Hempstead Council.

“Nine months ago, I was recommended by Supervisor Judi Bosworth and approved with bipartisan support of the Town Board. This has been a dream job for me,” Zuckerman told the Mineola American, on explaining why he is running for office. “I had the pleasure of serving the residents of the incorporated Village of East Hills for 11 great years, but this job has given me the opportunity to expand the area I represent and, thus, the opportunity to be of service to a greater number of people.” [Read more...]

Parente Vies For Seat

Bonnie Parente

Bonnie Parente

When votes go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4 to vote on the Town of North Hempstead’s 2nd Council District seat, candidate Bonnie Parente feels her stance on the building department is what voters will remember when casting their choice. The 2nd council district post is currently held by Peter Zuckerman, a former East Hills trustee. He was appointed to the seat in January to replace Thomas Dwyer, who resigned last year. [Read more...]

Mayor’s Trophy Tourney

mayor_103114AThe finals of the East Hills Mayor’s Trophy Softball Tournament game were recently played at The Park At East Hills. The day started with the introduction of the two teams followed by the first pitch being thrown out by Village Trustee Brian Meyerson. [Read more...]