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OLG Spring Spiritual Retreats

retreatOur Lady of Grace Retreat Center is offering the upcoming retreats this spring. If you are interested in attending these events please call 516-627-9255.

You can also get more information by going to their website at www.olgmanhasset.com and click on Spiritual Center in the upper right corner. [Read more...]

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Munsey Park Investment Club Seeks Members

manprThe Munsey Park Women’s Investment Club is looking for new members.

We meet once a month to discuss our Club portfolio. Our main goal is to learn all aspects of investing in the stock market. We are a friendly group and are eager to encourage women in learning about money and finance. If you’re interested, we invite you to attend an upcoming meeting to learn more about the Club.

Membership is open to all Manhasset residents. Please call Rosemarie at 627-1262 with any questions.

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Spring Blood Drive May 8

blooddriveSaint Mary’s Elementary School in Manhasset will be holding a Blood Drive for Long Island Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, on Thursday, May 8 from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Marian Room located on the lower level of the St. Mary’s Parish Ministry Center.

The School sponsors the Blood Drive as part of an education and community service program, which teaches them about the need for blood, blood types and the requirements to donate. Students interact with members of the Long Island Blood Services team and are known as “Little Doctors” who help them facilitate the program while the technicians work with the donors. The students will help recruit donors by spreading the word to their families and friends about the Blood Drive. [Read more...]

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Regs Rock – A Day To Remember

RegsRock_041814Jimmy Regan was a perfect man in that he put others before himself and made sacrifices – both for his country and in ultimately his life as an Army Ranger. Manhasset native Jack Brennan, who grew up knowing Regan and who now plays for his alma mater of Chaminade, would be the first to admit that he is not a perfect man, but did put on a perfect performance this past Saturday night on the lacrosse field, scoring a hat trick in a 10-5 win against the Indians and giving the Flyers the overall edge 4-3 in the annual charity game held in Regan’s name.

“I didn’t really do much, it was just a lot of feeds on the crease and I just finished and I got lucky,” Brennan said of his on-field performance, especially considering the significant amount of playing time as a junior on the team. [Read more...]

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Village Trustees Approve Budgets

munseyWith the village elections over, April marked the passage of upcoming budgets for 2014-15. Approval of fire district contracts, employee benefits and carting company contracts were the main piece of the budget. Beautification projects as well as road repair were integral in the discussions.
Here is a brief overview of the budgets passed this week. For more information, contact your village clerk for a copy of the approved budgets. [Read more...]

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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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