On Sunday, June 15, runners from all over Long Island came to run at the fourth annual Katie Oppo Memorial 5K. The runner first across the finish line was Michael Mariotti, general manager, owner and host of the famous local restaurant Cafe Continental. [Read more...]
Citi Retail Bank Mr. Met Visits will provide customers with a fun-filled day of excitement with their favorite mascot and a celebrated Mets legend. [Read more...]
Paddling around Manhasset Bay on Saturday, July 26, will not only be great fun for all but will also benefit the Community Chest, a non-profit organizations in Port Washington. This annual event, now in its 10th year, will begin at 10 a.m. with a bang, literally a blast from a canon, as participants take off in kayaks (or canoes) on Manhasset Bay.
At 12:30 p.m., upon hearing the canon fire again, paddlers go ashore and head for the town dock, where a raffle drawing is held. The lucky top prize winner will receive a kayak.
Everyone is welcome, and no experience is necessary.
To participate in the Town of North Hempstead Port Washington- Manhasset Bay Kayak Run, complete a registration form and submit it along with an entry fee: adults-$25 ($40 if paid on July 26, 2014) and under 21 years old -$5 ($25 if paid on July 26, 2014).
Registration forms are available at town dock, Atlantic Outfitters on Inspiration Wharf, West Marine in the Soundview Shopping Plaza, or at PortChest.org. Forms and entry fees can be dropped off at Atlantic Outfitters on Inspiration Wharf or the town dock.
Discounted kayak rentals will be available at Atlantic Outfitters. Please call Atlantic Outfitters in advance to reserve a kayak or if you have questions regarding kayaks at 516-767-2215. Participants are also welcome to bring their own kayak.
Kayaks may be launched from the town dock or Manorhaven Park.
Runners and walkers from Manhasset and all over Long Island and beyond are invited to join in the fun on one of the most unusual 5 Kilometer courses on Long Island at the Saturday, Aug. 9 Sands Point Sprint at the Sands Point Preserve. [Read more...]
Long Island Revolution camps will be led by Coaching Director Dan Paccione.
Dan enters his eighth season as the top assistant coach and offensive coordinator for the Red Storm lacrosse program at St. John’s University. Dan has an extensive professional lacrosse career competing in both the National Lacrosse League and the Major Lacrosse League. For more information call 516-622-3900.
It wasn’t the Subway Series, but the Mets and Yankees did play in Manhasset,as the Manhasset PAL version of the two clubs met up under the newly installed lights at Manhasset Valley Park. Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Councilwoman Anna Kaplan attended the game to see the new lights in action.
Supervisor Bosworth said of the new lights, “Athletic fields with lights enhance the quality of life in our Town and give our young ones even more opportunities to play in our beautiful parks.”
The Port Washington Yacht Club really knows how to start its Junior Sailing Program with a bang. [Read more...]
North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Town Councilwoman Viviana Russell, in conjunction with Fundamental Sports Training and Elite Youth Camps announce NBA star Nate Robinson [Read more...]
The Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board recognized the athletic achievements of Manhasset at Tuesday, June 24 regular board meeting. These teams reached incredible heights in their recent competitions, and they exemplify what hard work and perseverance can do.
The Manhasset High School Girls varsity lacrosse team were honored for winning the New York State Class B championship on June 3 at SUNY Cortland by defeating Victor Senior High School.
The Katie Oppo Memorial Fun/Run will be held on Sunday, June 15, Father’s Day, at 9 a.m. at Flower Hill Park on Searingtown Road in Manhasset. The park is situated between Bonnie Heights and Stonytown Road.
Help fight ovarian cancer by funding critical research helping to prevent, treat and cure this deadly disease that affects so many women of all ages.
This year’s race will be officially timed and prizes awarded to top finishers. Race registration fee prior to the race is $30, kids 12 and under are $15. To register in advance, please go to www.teamkatieoppo.org. If you register prior to June 1, all participants will receive a T-shirt. Day of race registration will be $35. You can register up to the beginning of the race at 9 a.m.
The Katie Oppo Research Fund is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for research of small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type and other forms of ovarian cancer. All proceeds go directly into the research fund and are given to cancer research institutions and individual researchers.