Matthew Falcone, commander of the Manhasset Post 304 American Legion, and James Brooks, parade chairman, have announced the parade order and schedule for the 2015 Manhasset Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service. All Manhasset residents, their families and friends are invited to join the legion in this remembrance of the great sacrifices of our American heroes. While Memorial Day honors all deceased veterans, the theme of the parade this year is “The Greatest Battles of World War II: 70 Years Later, Lest we Never Forget.” [Read more…]
Early on Sunday morning, April 19, runners and walkers came together at the Sands Point Preserve to get their numbers and T-shirts to participate in the annual Helen’s Run/Walk. [Read more…]
The Manhasset Plandome Newcomers Club hosted a Ladies’ Night “Wine & Design” painting event on Thursday, March 12, at Abracadoodle Art Studio in Roslyn. [Read more…]
Moving to a new town can be stressful and sometimes lonely, but the Manhasset Plandome Newcomers Club can help make the transition a smooth one. The Newcomers Club is a nonprofit organization that hosts events to help residents make friends, socialize and feel connected to the Manhasset community. “It can be daunting to try and make new friends in a new place,” says Maryanne Richter, treasurer of the club, “but this is a nice support network.” It’s an adjustment for the whole family, children included. “When you move to a community, it’s great to meet new people going through the same transition,” says children’s events Chair Rula Baki. “The children are going through the transition too and it’s good for them to meet other kids going through the same thing.” [Read more…]
A Commemoration Ceremony will be held at North Hempstead Beach Park on Saturday, May 23.
“The Memorial Day Fireworks Ceremony is always a wonderful kickoff to the summer season. It is a terrific opportunity for our community to celebrate the start of the summer, while paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our freedom,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth about the event. [Read more…]
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas and Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter announced that the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) will conduct an extensive DWI enforcement initiative this Memorial Day weekend. The NCPD’s Selective Enforcement Team (SET) continues to effectively stop even more drunk drivers by identifying “hot spots” that have a propensity for DWI-related crime. [Read more…]
The Art Guild is pleased to announce that artist Stephanie Navon-Jacobson will teach a two-day workshop “Silkscreen Monotype” on May 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at The Art Guild at Elderfields Preserve, 200 Port Washington Blvd. in Manhasset. [Read more…]
Iris Apfel, flamboyantly dressed icon, has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. Now at 93, she is front page news as the subject of a documentary film. Iris, by the late Albert Maysles. The New York Times tells us that “Apfel, star of fashion ads and museum shows holds your attention from the moment she appears. You can’t take your eyes off of her.” [Read more…]
The Press Club of Long Island has announced the winners of its annual journalism awards. The Manhasset Press, published by Anton Newspapers, was selected as the Best Community Weekly Newspaper.
“This year’s award winners show the very best in Long Island journalism,” said Chris R. Vaccaro, president of the Press Club of Long Island. “We’re thrilled to honor some of the region’s top journalists who strive to cover one of the most diverse news regions in the country.”
All winners will be honored at the annual Press Club of Long Island Media Awards dinner on Thursday, June 4, at Woodbury Country Club.
, May 14, Daniel Shapiro, PhD, in a Narrative Grand Rounds performance event hosted by the Osler Society of Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset, presented his dramatized lecture, “A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Chemotherapy.”