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Helen Keller Walk/Run

HelensRun_041515AThe staff at Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths & Adults (HKNC) are mobilizing their forces for this year’s annual Helen’s Run/Walk, which will take place on Sunday, April 19, at the Sands Point Preserve. The course will offer participants panoramic views of Sands Point as they run or walk with a purpose—to support people who live with a combined vision and hearing loss. The race will be supervised by Start to Finish Corp., based in Long Beach, Long Island. Manhasset-Port Washington Kiwanis Club will be assisting at the event handing out water and giving directions. [Read more…]

Consumer Alert For IRS Scam

Here is an important public service alert..

As the Federal tax season comes to a close, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano warns residents to beware of any phone calls from con-artists claiming they are from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Scammers have been known to trick residents nationwide into sharing private information, and often alter caller ID to look like the call is coming from the IRS in Washington. Victims have claimed the callers often threaten to send police or begin the home foreclose process after receiving a lack of cooperation. The IRS never employs these tactics as they have formal procedures in place to resolve tax issues and never resort to “shake-downs.” [Read more…]

Library Vote Passes

libraryThe Manhasset Public Library 2015-16 Budget passed by a 56 percent majority vote.  [Read more…]

Redeployment Author To Visit Manhasset High School

Phillip Klay will be visiting Manhasset High School on April 22 at 7:30 p.m. for a book signing and to discuss his award winning book HSPhilipKlay_041515ARedeployment. [Read more…]

O’Brien Wins Library Elections

LibraryObrien_032515AAccording to early information provided by an library source in the heated Manhasset Public Library Trustee Election, Donald O’Brien has unofficially won the seat. [Read more…]

Three Candidates Vie For Library Seat

The three candidates are bidding for the Manhasset Library trustee seat in today’s April 15 election The three candidates Gloria Su, Bill Harvey are running against incumbent Donald O’Brien, the current incumbent. Voting will take place at the Manhasset Public Library from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Community at 30 Onderdonk Ave. All registered Manhasset residents are urged to cast their vote. [Read more…]

Brush Fire Ignites Fire fighter Call At Greentree

GreentreeFire_041515AOn Monday afternoon, April 13, Manhasset residents were met with the smell of smoke in the air. A fire broke out at Greentree, the former Whitney estate, at 3:45 p.m. According to fire officials, the brush fire started accidentally by landscapers working on the estate. The fire was called in by foundation officials. [Read more…]

The Storm Takes County Champs

On Tuesday, March 24, the Storm ice hockey team comprised of students from Manhasset and Port Washington High SchoolsIceHockey_040815A  won the Nassau County Junior Varsity championship, with a resounding 6-3 defeat over the rival Bellmore-Merrick Bulldogs. [Read more…]

Expert Speaks About Picky Eaters

Septa_112114AEvery parent knows the experience. A nutritious dinner they prepare goes untouched by their picky eater child. What happens after the parent’s pleads ‘try just one bite’ and ‘how do you know you don’t like it if you didn’t even try it’? [Read more…]

Tortolani Foundation Dinner 4/18

The Beth C. Tortolani Foundation will host its Nineteenth Annual Dinner Dance at Terrace On the Park in Flushing on Saturday, April 18.
This year we are proud to honor Dr. Barry Kaplan, Director of Medical Oncology/Hematology and The Cancer Center at New York Hospital Queens and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical School, and Dr. Hani Ashamalla, Chairman of Radiation Oncology a New York Methodist Hospital and Clinical Professor of Radiation Oncology at Weill-Cornell Medical School for their commitment and dedication to women with breast cancer. [Read more…]