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Serena Top Seed In Open

Tennis_081915ANo. 1 and three-time defending US Open champion Serena Williams has been named the top seed in women’s singles at the 2015 US Open. The 2015 US Open will be played Aug. 31 – Sept. 13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

This is the fourth time that Serena Williams has been the No. 1 seed at the US Open.  She won the title on all prior occasions (2002, 2013, and 2014).  FollowingWilliams will be No. 2 seed Simona Halep, of Romania, a 2014 French Open finalist; No. 3 and 2006 US Open champion Maria Sharapova,of Russia; No. 4 and 2014 US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki,of Denmark; No. 5 Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, who won Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014; and No. 6 Lucie Safarova, of the Czech Republic, this year’s French Open finalist. [Read more…]

Spinney Hill Farmer’s Market

FarmersMarket_070815AThe Spinney Hill Coalition kicked off a community Farmers Market last week that will be held every Sunday. The Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 125 Community Drive in Manhasset (corner of Pond Hill Road).
Shoppers can find locally sourced fresh fruits and vegetables with the convenience of a farm stand right in their own backyard. The market will accept EBT, debit cards, credit cards, Farmers Market Nutrition (FMNP) Senior and WIC checks, as well as cash.
The Farmers Market is sponsored by the Spinney Hill Coalition: North Shore–LIJ Office of Community and Public Health, First Baptist Church, Lakeville AME Zion Church, Mt. Olive Baptist Church, St. Paul AME Zion Church, Hispanic Community of Great Neck, Manhasset Great Neck EOC, Manhasset-Great Neck Community Child Care Partnership, Parent Child Home Program, North Hempstead Housing Authority and local legislators, and in part by the Manhasset Community Fund’s Greentree Good Neighbor Fund.

Joseph Morris Honored For 60 Years Of Service

This year the Manhasset-Lakeville Volunteer Fire Department is honoring two of their members for reaching milestone anniversaries for their years of dedicated service to the community. Former Chief of Department Joseph Morris of Manhasset is celebrating his sixtieth year of active service with the M-LFD Company 1 in Manhasset. Joe is one of only a hand full of members who have achieved the rank of Chief of Department as well as Department President. [Read more…]

Crooks Caught In Manhasset

Police HQNassau County Police are reporting the arrests of two men for a burglary that occurred in Manhasset on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 4:44 am. [Read more…]

Credit Card Skimmers Increasing

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when using any type of credit or debit card at ATM. [Read more…]

Robbery In Great Neck

The Third Squad reports the details of a robbery which occurred on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 9:01 p.m. in Great Neck. [Read more…]

Hurricane Preparedness

The Office of Emergency Management held a community meeting on hurricane preparedness recently at the Manorhaven Village Hall. Running the meeting were Peter Vita of the Office of Emergency Management and Gerard Twombly of the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management. [Read more…]

Burglary In Searingtown

Two Queens men were arrested on June 9 for a burglary that occurred in Searingtown at 5:21 P.M. [Read more…]

St. Francis Thief Caught

Third Squad detectives report the arrest of Sean Thomas, 24, (no known address) on Wednesday, 06/03/15, in connection with a crime that occurred on June 1. A male black subject entered St. Francis Hospital located at 100 Port Washington Boulevard and const.francishospitalAtinued to the Cardiac Imaging Area in the basement which is closed on Sundays.  The subject removed a master key and Identification Card from the nurse’s station then entered the staff lounge where he changed into hospital scrubs.  The suspect then proceeded to open multiple offices and removed an Amazon Kindle and undisclosed US currency.

Thomas is being charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession Stolen Property 4th Degree and will be arraigned on Thursday, 06/04/15 in First District Court, Hempstead.


Robbery St. Francis Hospital


st.francishospitalAThe Third Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred in Flower Hill on Sunday, May 31, 2015 between 12:52 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. [Read more…]