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Concours d’Elegance Oct. 11

carsOn Sunday, Oct. 11, get ready to check out the hottest cars. They will be on the Miracle Mile at the Americana Manhasset starting at 8 a.m. Come and view the beauty and elegance of these fine machines. Here are some details to the day. [Read more…]

Ralph Lauren Storytime

americanaThe Ralph Lauren Store at The Americana Mall in Manhasset, will hold a “Children’s Story-time” and a Pink Garden Activity, in coordination with the Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Foundation. [Read more…]

Girls Swimming Defeats Garden City

Manhasset High School scored a stunning win on Thursday, October 8 when the Indians faced off with the Garden City Trojans in girls swimming defeating them 84 to 82. GirlsSwim_101415AThese two rivals have always had a fierce but friendly competition over the years, but this was the first time in the history of the sport that Manhasset defeated Garden City in a closely matched dual meet. [Read more…]

Whimsical Wednesdays Starts To Whirl

LIAF_090215AThe Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) announces a new free program to the public aimed at those living with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease or related forms of dementia (whether a diagnosis has been made or not) and their spouse, caregiver, family member or friend.
They are invited to attend one or more of four sessions, known as Whimsical Wednesdays , for a free afternoon including a light lunch, friendly conversation, pleasant music and dancing if so inclined. “This idea was created in the hopes of eliciting memories of times gone by. We understand that when living with someone who has memory issues, the outlets for social life are often very limited,” commented LIAF’s Executive Director, Tori Cohen. “This will be a way for them to reconnect with their family member or friend, and enjoy the company of others experiencing the same situation.”

Whimsical Wednesdays will be on Sept. 16 and 30, as well as Oct. 14 and 28. The program runs from 12-2 p.m. and will be held at The City Cellar Restaurant, 1080 Corporate Dr. in Westbury. Attendance is free, but spots are limited and reservations must be made by Sept. 9, by calling Christine Fex at 516-767-6856, ext. 19, or by emailing

Florence Parrella Unit Member Of The Year


Florence Perrella and Diane Gerber

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of New York held its annual convention in Buffalo from July 15 to 18. During the convention, a very prestigious award was bestowed upon Florence Parrella, who is a long-standing Manhasset resident and a member of American Legion Auxiliary Manhasset Unit 304. Parrella was named “Unit Member of the Year” for the entire State of New York. This award recognized her above all other members within New York State for her dedication and commitment to the principles of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Parrella was nominated by Manhasset Unit 304 because of her willingness to go above the ordinary and respond in an extraordinary fashion, especially to the needs of the veterans, their families and our active duty military. She serves as Chaplain of the Manhasset unit and can be seen each spring throughout town and at the Memorial Day Parade distributing poppies to raise funds in support of our veterans and our active duty military and their families.

Blessing of Animals

Blessing_101714AChrist Episcopal Church Manhasset and the Community Reformed Church will jointly host its Annual Blessing of the Animals, in commemoration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, on Sunday, October 4, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. in the Churchyard adjacent to both churches, weather permitting. Alternatively, the Blessing will occur in Christ Church. All are invited to attend, regardless of religious affiliation. [Read more…]

Car Crash On Shelter Rock Road

Late Friday afternoon, October 2, a new model gold Honda Accord crashed into a pole on Shelter Rock Road causing power to be shut down in the surrounding area. Stores on Northern Boulevard from LorAccident_100715Ad & Taylor to Barnes and Noble were darkened by the event. South Strathmore and Strathmore Village were also in the dark. (photo by Sean Dolan) [Read more…]

High School Art Wanted

Artist_093015HThe Art Guild invites all Nassau County High School students to submit artworks for consideration for the annual “Nassau County High School Student Juried Art Competition and Exhibition.” [Read more…]

Frozen Swimmers At Senior Night

girls swimmingManhasset and Port Washington managed to eek out the last outdoor swim meet on Thursday, Oct. 1 at Port Washington Yacht Club. The girls were outside in the steady rain which made conditions extremely raw until the girls dove into the heated swimming pool. Parents dressed in down coats, shivered beneath the canopy as they watched the girls race in the 60 degree weather. Superintendent of Schools Charlie Cardillo came to watch the meet. “I can’t believe this is going on,” said Cardillo as went to support the Manhasset girls swim during the inclement weather. [Read more…]

Flora At Manhasset Library

Flowers Throughout Library 

The Manhasset Public Library together with its Art Advisory Committee and Exhibitions Coordinator, Amy Finkston, announced a new art exhibit: “Flowers”, a tribute to the beauty of flowers interpreted in fabric art, collage, painting, water color and photography. This exhibit is a supplement to the display in the Library’s Community Art Gallery by the group, “Flora.LibraryArt_100715C” The nine women in this group work in a traditional botanical style. Together, viewers are provided with a rich journey through a lovely Manhasset garden. The participating artists have placed their work on display for your enjoyment. The “Flowers” exhibit extends throughout the library including art work of young people and breathtaking photography. The Library is located at 30 Onderdonk Ave., Manhasset NY 11030.The exhibit will run from Tuesday, September 29, until noon, Friday, December 4, 2015. An Artists’ Reception will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015, from 2PM to 4PM.  Please call the Library at (516) 627-2300 to learn viewing hours in the Community Room Art Gallery. Art work in other locations within the Library may be viewed during its normal business hours. We welcome your attendance at this floral extravaganza.