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LIE Closure on Aug.30

Motorists are advised that the eastbound Long Island Expressway (LIE/I-495) mainline will be closed Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Exit 46/Sunnyside Boulevard in the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County. [Read more…]

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…]

LI Wild Card Rubin Out

Noah Rubin of the United States

Noah Rubin of the United States

In what could only be called a fight to the end, Long Island hopeful Noah Rubin was unable to move to the next round at the U.S. Open Qualifying rounds today. [Read more…]

Apply For Your Dream At Disney

High school students nationwide can now apply at DisneyDreamersAcademy.com to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE, the innovative, outside-the-classroom, educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort.Image result for martin luther king jr i have a dream [Read more…]

Stepping Up To Represent Manhasset

Mary Kay BarketTossing her hat into the local political arena for the very first time in her life, a local woman with big plans is aiming to make change in the Manhasset community by running for a seat on the North Hempstead Town Council this November. [Read more…]

Manhasset/GN EOC Summer Program

Manhasset/Great Neck Economic Opportunity Council’s 2015 Summer Program began on July 6 and will continue for six weeks through August 14. EOC_062714C [Read more…]

Supporting St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital

On Sept. 24 at 5:30 p.m. people will gather at the Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel in New York City to help the children of St. Mary’s Children’s HoStMaryChildren_081915Aspital through the annual benefit, Cocktails With a Cause.
In attendance this year will be actor Stephen Baldwin, TV host Sandy Kenyon, Miss USA and Miss Universe, all there for friendship and support of the event. This year St. Mary’s will be partnering with www.kidsandcars.org. [Read more…]

An Undefinable Thing: Manhasset’s Miracle Mile

The history of the Miracle Mile as a shopping destination is many-layered. Northern Boulevard in Manhasset, where it is located, began as a simple trail, where Matinecock and Manhasset Indians hunted and traded. Early settlers with large holdings and farmlands in the 17th and 18th century, tradesmen and merchants in the 19th century, prepared the way for the explosive growth in the 20th century of the prosperous Manhasset we know today. It is not too far-fetched to claim that this area has always attracted the privileged whether they were significant landowners or entrepreneurs. The hard work and vision needed to succeed in a competitive environment has been evident throughout Manhasset’s history.AM-Entrance-old [Read more…]

Theater in Manhasset

The Manhasset School Community Association was established in 1933 to promote close cooperation between teachers and parents and school and community—Manhasset’s unique response to the typical PTA. It is open to all Manhasset residents, including those without a child in school.IMG_4266 [Read more…]

Music in Manhasset

“The concert starts the second you put your foot on the stage,” says Ana Maria Trench Bottazzi, recalling the words spoken by her piano teacher when she was a child in Paris. [Read more…]