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2014-2015 Proposed School Budget

manhassetschoolOn Wednesday, April 9, Manhasset Board of Education approved a preliminary working budget proposal totals $87,933,150.

The preliminary working budget increase is at Manhasset’s tax levy cap of 1.84%. Key highlights to the preliminary working budget includes: [Read more...]

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St. Mary’s Celebrates Confirmation

Confirmation_041814AAOn Wednesday, March 26 Most Reverend William F. Murphy, Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre conferred the sacrament of Confirmation to 190 students of both St. Mary’s Elementary School and the parish Faith Formation Program.

The two Masses, concelebrated by Rev. Msgr. John J. McCann, pastor of the Church of St. Mary, made a beautiful celebration for the eighth graders as it concluded their young adult sacramental preparation, which was initiated in the second grade when they received the sacraments of reconciliation and First Holy Communion.

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Residents Question Water Tower

waterThe 85-year old water tower standing in Munsey Park is going to be replaced. That much is certain. Corrosion has compromised the sanitary and structural integrity of the tower, and it no longer conforms with state building codes.

What is less certain is the type of structure that will replace the tower. H2M, the engineering firm tasked by the Manhasset-Lakeville Water District to come up with a plan, has recommended a new tower of the same height, to be erected a few feet away. [Read more...]

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Easter Bunny Sightings Rampant

EBEaster Bunny sightings were rampant this past weekend.

He was seen on Plandome Road and in the various neighborhoods of Manhasset, where spring has finally arrived, with the temperatures soaring into the 60s.

Shorts and capris came out of storage and appeared all over the neighborhood. Homeowners were busy planting flowers in their gardens to erase any reminders of the dreadfully cold winter that residents had weathered. [Read more...]

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Consultant Hired For PSEG Project

manhassetpolesThe Town Board unanimously approved the hiring of Cable Consultants, Inc. for the purpose of evaluating proposals provided by PSEG Long Island regarding burying transmission wires as part of the their Electric Reliability Improvements Project.

“I believe that the Town board and the residents of North Hempstead will benefit greatly from the expert advice of a professional consultant on this complex issue,” Supervisor Bosworth said. “I thank Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio for her suggestion.”

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Presentation Given On New Baywalk Trail

SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERAA presentation was recently given on the Baywalk Trail project from Bob Retnauer, a landscape architect retained by the Town to undertake the design effort of the trail which will extend from an existing portion in the Village of Port Washington North to Mill Pond to Town Dock.

The completed trail will include a waterfront promenade with new seating, lighting, signage and piers, and will accommodate walkers, joggers, fishers, boaters and more. [Read more...]

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Community Club: Frank Scaturro

scaturroOn Tuesday, April 15, The Manhasset Community Club will present Frank Scaturro, a practicing attorney who lives on Long Island.

He initiated the restoration of Grants Tomb and has authored several articles for publication. His background is in history and politics and he is currently running for Congress in the 4th Congressional District.  [Read more...]

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From Manhasset To China

chinaAfter attending the Shelter Rock School Monday through Friday and completing his homework, Manhasset resident Mitchell Jung spends his Sundays at the Chinese Culture Association of Long Island (CCALI) and Chinese School located at N.Y.I.T. in Westbury.

The studious third grader loves learning how to read, write and speak Chinese like his parents as well as learn all about the culture through activities. [Read more...]

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Hummel Mass In Manhasset

The Chancel Choir and soloists of The Congregational Church of Manhasset, with organ and strings, are proud to present the east coast premiere of the Mass in D minor S.67 by the little-known Austrian composer, J.N. Hummel (1778-1837).

vioWritten in 1805 and one of several masses by Hummel, it contains superb orchestration, memorable melodies, and demonstrates the wonderful choral music considered by many to be the composer’s best genre. The music reflects the transition from the Classical to the Romantic musical era. This will be the third performance of the Mass.

The work premiered in the UK and a second performance was in California. Additional pieces included in the concert are Exsulate, jubilate, K. 165 by W.A. Mozart and G.F. Handel’s Organ Concerto Op. 4 No. 2 in B-flat Major, played by organist, Judith Feuss. [Read more...]

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Manhasset Doc Named Executive

belucciNorth Shore University Hospital (NSUH) announced the appointment of Manhasset resident Alessandro Bellucci, MD, as executive director of North Shore University Hospital (NSUH).

“We are fortunate to have an individual of Dr. Bellucci’s caliber and reputation to head North Shore University Hospital during the exciting — yet challenging — years ahead,” said Michael J. Dowling, president and chief executive officer of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. “Having joined the hospital medical staff in 1982 and practicing here for nearly 32 years, Dr. Bellucci is uniquely qualified to assume this important leadership post, given his extensive insight and understanding of the hospital and its staff.” [Read more...]

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