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Friday, March 16, 2018

Vol. 78, No. 11

Town seeks volunteers to help with dune stabilization project


Two groups of students from Jericho, helped raise funds for clean water projects in some of the world’s poorest countries while participating in FIRST LEGO technology projects. Above, the Techno Queens celebrate. See page 12 for more photos.

Spring co-ed yoga classes at Ice Skating Center

Residents seeking a low impact and enjoyable fitness activity are encouraged take part in the Town of Oyster Bay’s Yoga Classes, which will be held this April. Classes are open to individuals 18 years of age or older and will be held at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, located at 1001 Stewart Avenue in Bethpage. “The Town is proud to offer residents a variety of programs and services, including these yoga classes which offer benefits to the mind, body, and soul,” Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph D. Muscarella said. “Yoga builds strength, increases general flexibility, and is considered a great stress reliever. Sign up today and use this opportunity to also meet new friends that can last a lifetime!”

Starting Saturday, April 14th, yoga classes will be offered every Saturday from 7:00 to 8:00AM The session is 10 weeks in length with a fee of $60 for residents and $70 for non-residents. Please note that the schedule may be subject to change and residents are encouraged to inquire about special holiday scheduling. If a session is cancelled due to inclement weather, a make-up session will be attempted. Mats will not be provided, so participants must bring their own yoga mat. Participants should check with a physician before partaking in any physical fitness program. For more information and for registration availability, call the Town of Oyster Bay Hicksville Athletic Center at (516) 733-8418.

If you love visiting TOBAY Beach and want to help ensure that the shoreline remains as beautiful as ever, you can join Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, Councilwoman Michele Johnson and numerous volunteers at the Annual TOBAY Beach Dune Stabilization Project, scheduled for Saturday, March 24th at 10:00AM. Statistics indicate that the planting of dune grass provides a natural shield that is perfect for withstanding storm surges and high winds. Supervisor Saladino stated, “The Dune Stabilization Project brings together residents of all ages in an effort to protect and preserve our beautiful shoreline and environment by planting thousands of stalks of dune grass. Dunes along our south shore continue to face environmentally damaging storms that have a significant impact on the beach. This Dune Stabilization Project will help preserve our beaches and barrier island for future generations.” “Volunteers can work alongside elected officials and crews, as well as residents from across the Town who share our interest in helping preserve TOBAY Beach, added Councilwoman Michele Johnson. “All participants can look forward to a few hours of work and fun, and students will receive a certificate recognizing their service to our community,” Volunteers can look forward to coffee, hot chocolate, clam chowder generously donated by the Mill Creek Tavern of Bayville, and light refreshments. The Town of Oyster Bay thanks Shoprite of Massapequa and Frank M. Flower & Sons Oyster Company for their generous sponsorship of the project Residents interested in volunteering or seeking additional information, may contact the Department of Environmental Resources at (516) 677-5943 or visit

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Free blood pressure screenings at Community Centers

The Town of Oyster Bay will be hosting free blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol screenings throughout 2018 at community centers across the Town of Oyster Bay, and will be done in conjunction with Saint Francis Hospital. “The Town is proud to partner with Saint Francis Hospital through their Community Outreach Van program, and help provide this important and potentially life-saving service to our residents,” Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino said. “The Community Outreach Van will provide screening for diabetes and cholesterol, take blood pressure, and provide appropriate patient education and referrals as necessary, all while being conveniently located at some of our Town Parks and

Syosset-Woodbury Rotary hosts guest speaker

Community Centers.” Free screenings will be held at the following locations: • March 14, Syosset-Woodbury Community Park • August 1, Glen Head Community Center • August 21, Marjorie Post Park, Massapequa Councilman Tom Hand added, “I urge our senior residents to take advantage of this free service, as preventative measures such as these screenings are key to staying healthy and active.” For more information, residents should call the Department of Community and Youth Services at 516797-7900.

A Day at the Races The Glen Cove-Hicksville-Syosset Chapter of the Mercy League will be holding “The Mercy Derby” Sunday, April 8, from 2-5PM at St. Ignatius Loyola Gym, 120 Broadway, Hicksville. (Doors open at 1:30PM.) Enjoy an afternoon at the races. Coffee, tea, and cake will be provided.

Cost: $10 Admission The Mercy League is a volunteer organization that raises money for enrichment activities and equipment at Mercy Medical Center. For more information please contact Judy Galgano @516-681-29994

Syosset School Board to meet The monthly meeting of the Syosset Board of Education will take place on Monday, March 19th, at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of South Woods Middle School, 99 Pell Lane, Syosset.

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Rotary President Moira Patterson (left) with Laura Savino (right) Laura Savino, from Organized Productivity, was the guest speaker at a recent Syosset-Woodbury Rotary meeting. Also known as "Dr. DeClutter", Laura has spent the last 25 years speaking to business people concerning organizing their business, work-at-home, and home  environments. Her tips for improving one's environment were: creating a list of your responsibilities at work; setting timeframes of projects by priority; create an annual  bud-

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Jericho Middle School’s Narayanan wins Geography Bee

2018 National Geographic Bee- Jericho Middle School participants are pictured with Mrs. Cantwell and Dr. Sundberg. The participants are Pranavi Kalla, Brendon Shek, Aslan Wang, Olivia Albicocco, Sam Balizer, Ron Chen, Ashwin Narayanan, Darshini Podder, Maryam Afzal, Zarah Ali, Brandon Cao, Lucas Elkowitz, Anna Jang, Aditya Niwalkar, Benjamin Rosner, Zeynep Uzun, and Ethan Wang.

Congratulations to winner Ashwin Narayanan (left) and runner-up Brendan Shek!

Ashwin Narayanan, a seventh-grade student at Jericho Middle School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee and qualified to compete in the 2018 New York State National Geographic State Bee that will be held in April.

The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the annual National Geographic Bee. The runner up was sixth-grader Brendan Shek.

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Jericho students send support to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

To offer support after the tragic and horrific events that took place in Parkland, Florida, the Jericho School District sent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School a poster that read “The Jericho School District in NY sends love, support, peace and healing to the staff, students and community at Marjory Stoneman  Douglas  High

School.” Students in the middle school and high school signed the poster to show their support. The poster was placed along the fence at the high school in Florida to welcome students back when they returned to school.

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High school students sign the poster before it is sent to Parkland, Florida.

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Incidents that have occurred recently in the local area include: At 7:30PM on February 16, a 22-yearold man from Naples was arrested and charged with Shoplifting from in East Garden City. n

At the Applebees Restaurant on Corporate Drive in Westbury, two women, one 22 years of age as well as a resident of East Meadow, and the other, 21 years old and living in Hollis, were arrested. Both were charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana at 10:55PM on February 21. n

At Exit 37 on the Long Island Expressway at Roslyn, a 30-year-old man from Hicksville was arrested and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated at 1:51AM on February 22. n

A 27-year-old man from Freeport was arrested and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated at 4:20AM on February 22 at the corner of Avenue B and Nassau Road in Uniondale. n

Sometime between 5 and 7:30PM on February 22, unknown subjects broke the rear window of a vehicle that was parked on Sycamore Street in West Hempstead. n

A 23-year-old man from Westbury was arrested at 6:20PM on February 22 at the corner of South Fulton Street and


Lexington Avenue in Westbury. He was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

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3 and charged with Shoplifting from Macy’s in East Garden City.


A victim has reported that his garage door window was broken at midnight on February 25. The incident occurred on Cranberry Lane in Plainview.

At 10:55PM on February 26, a 43-yearold man from Roosevelt was arrested and was charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana on Privado Road in Westbury.



At 4:15PM on February 25, a 35-yearold woman from Uniondale was arrested and was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana on Rhodes Avenue at Thomas Street in Uniondale.

On Covert Avenue in New Hyde Park, two individuals were arrested at 10:45PM on February 27. Charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana were a 26-year-old man and a 24-year-old man, both from that town.



On Oak Street in Uniondale, a 21-year-old man from Hempstead was arrested and was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. He was arrested at 4:20PM on February 25.


A victim has reported that a subject damaged his camera at 5PM on February 28 on his property on 9th Place in New Hyde Park. n


Sometime between 12:30 and 6:30AM on Lexington Stree3t in Westbury, the door locks of a parked vehicle were reported to have been damaged. n

On Grand Street East in Westbury, a 26-year-old man from that town was arrested at 3PM on February 25. He was charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana. n

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana was the charge brought against a 24-year-old woman from West Hempstead, when she was arrested at 9:20PM on February 26 on Hillman

On February 28 at 10:10PM, a 19-yearold man from Roslyn Heights was arrested on Northern Boulevard and Skinny Hill Drive in Great Neck. He was charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana. n

On Union Turnpike in New Hyde Park, a 23-year-old man from Floral Park and a 24-year-old man from Little Neck were arrested at 10:50PM on February 28. Both were charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana. n

A 38-year-old woman from Uniondale was arrested at 11:30AM on March


At 7PM on March 3, four hundred dollars was stolen from a locker at Lifetime Athletic in East Garden City. n

At Saks Off 5th Avenue in East Garden City, a 36-year-old woman from New York was arrested and charged with Shoplifting at 8PM on March 3. n

An 18-year-old woman from Levittown was arrested at 3:37PM on March 4 and charged with Shoplifting from Sephora in East Garden City. n

At 5:49PM on March 4, a 25-year-old woman from Brooklyn and a 21-yearold man from the Bronx were arrested and charged with Shoplifting from Sephora in East Garden City. n

A 19-year-old woman from Long Beach was arrested and charged with Shoplifting from Sephora in East Garden City at 4:16PM on March 5. n

At Target in Westbury, a 22-year-old woman from Levittown was arrested and charged with Shoplifting at 7:47PM on March 5. Compiled by Kate and Meg Meyer

Registration for Junior Summer Golf Camps Registration for the Junior Summer Golf Camps at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course in Woodbury, located at 1 South Woods Road in Woodbury, will begin in mid-March and continue through spring and into the summer. “Boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 17 years old can take advantage of this terrific program to hone their skills on the course under the guidance of experienced golfing professionals,” Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone stated. “This acclaimed program has been proven to be very popular, and we are excited to once again offer it as either a half-day camp for younger players or full-day camp for older players.” To register, interested residents may contact the Lucas Golf Center at (516) 364-3600 on or after March 15th. During March and April, the Lucas Golf Center and driving range hours are weekdays from 8:00AM to 6:30PM and weekends from 7:30AM to 6:30PM From May through August, the hours of operation are weekdays from 8:00AM to 7:30PM. and weekends from 7:00AM to 7:30PM. Please note that these days and times may vary as hours of business operation at the Lucas Golf

Center are highly dependent on weather and ground conditions at the driving range. Registration fees and requirements are as follows: • Full-Day Camp - Designed for boys and girls between the ages of 10-17 years old. Camps run from 11:00AM to 6:00PM, include warmup, instruction, lunch, and on-course play. Registration fee for a full week of camp (4 days) is $600. • Half-Day Camp - Designed for boys and girls between the ages of 6-10 years old. Camps run from 12:00PM to 4:00PM, include warmup, instruction, lunch, and on-course play. Registration fee for a full week of camp (4 days) is $425. Both full-day and half-day camp begin the week of June 26th. Camps run from Tuesdays through Fridays. Lunch and tee times are included in the camp fees. Individuals who register for Junior Summer Golf Camps are asked to bring their own clubs, but if they do not have their own, a rental set will gladly be provided. For more information, visit or e-mail

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Wednesday, March 21

Elder Law and Estate Planning Update 7PM. Free. Presenter: Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Chair of the LI Alzheimer's Foundation's Legal Advisory Board, Former NYS Assemblywoman, TV Legal Contributor and author Ann Carrozza shares tips on how to minimize your estate taxes, protect your home and loved ones, preserve your assets and much more.

Thursday, March 22

Robert Moses: Villain or Savior? 2PM. Free Presenters: Professors Howard Ehrlich and Harvey Sackowitz, St. John’s University Robert Moses is one of the most controversial figures in New York State history. Probably no other man in the history of New York State has changed the physical and social landscape. Join Professors Ehrlich and Sackowitz as

they explore step by step how he was able to accomplish his master plan. They will use photos, letters, newspapers, and TV commentary to bring the case to you of whether or not he was a hero.

Friday, March 23

MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: Roots of the Dinner Party: History in the Making 2PM. Free Presenter: Professor Mary Vahey Since the 1970s, Judy Chicago has been a pioneer in the development of feminism as an artistic movement and an educational project. Her most influential and widely known work is the sweeping installation  The Dinner Party  (1974–79), celebrating women’s achievements in Western culture. This is one of the most important artworks of the twentieth century and one of the most popular in The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art in the Brooklyn Museum.

Registration for Youth Hockey Program & MS Prep League Rregistration for the Youth Ice Hockey Program & Spring Middle School Prep League will take place on Sunday, March 11th (8AM to 12PM), Monday, March 12th (6PM to 9PM) and Thursday, March 15th (6PM to 9PM) at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, located at 1001 Stewart Avenue in Bethpage. “Children can hone their skating and hockey skills under the guidance of experienced ice hockey coaches at this Youth Ice Hockey Program,” said Oyster Bay Town Councilman Louis B. Imbroto. “Through the years, the Town’s Youth Ice Hockey Program has received acclaim by the National Hockey League, who has partnered with the Town for a ‘Hockey is For Everyone’ initiative that promotes hockey programs and youth enrichment.” Individuals interested in registering for the Youth Ice Hockey Program and Spring Middle School Prep League must bring a copy of their birth certificate, proof of Town of Oyster Bay residency (tax or utility bill), as well as payment. Check, money order, MasterCard, or Visa will be accepted. All registrants must bring these items, even if they have participated in the past. A parent or legal guardian must be present at registration. Please inquire about discounts for additional children who join

from the same family. Registration fees are as follows: • 6U: $200 for one child being registered ($300 for non-residents) with 10 total sessions being held on Sundays starting April 8th from 10:30AM to 11:20AM. • 8U: $300 for one child being registered ($400 for non-residents) with 20 total sessions being held on Sundays, starting April 8th from 9:15AM to 10:15AM. • 10U: $300 for one child being registered ($400 for non-residents) with 20 total sessions beginning April 8th and 9th. Participants can choose one of the following sessions: Sundays 8:00AM to 9:00AM, Mondays 6:45PM to 7:45PM, or Mondays 8:00PM to 9:00PM. • 13U: $300 for one child being registered ($400 for non-residents) with 20 total sessions starting on April 7th. The schedule will be available after registration. All sessions will be held at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center in Bethpage. Participants are required to bring their own equipment. For a list of mandatory equipment and other general information, or if you are unable to make these registration dates and would like to sign up for the program, call Buzz Deschamps at (516) 433-7465, x8233.

This Week at the Jericho Public Library Friday, March 16th at 2:00PM

Great Performers with Marc Courtade: Miss Peggy Lee Peggy Lee had a sultry singing style that set standards for pop and jazz for more than fifty years. Duke Ellington called her “The Queen,” but she was always introduced as Miss Peggy Lee. In the golden age of big bands she sang with Benny Goodman’s orchestra, then went on to become a top nightclub singer, a prolific recording artist, a successful songwriter and an actress skillful enough to be nominated for an Oscar. Lee was a major song stylist, a weaver of moods and colors and one of the greatest singers of the 20th Century.

Sunday, March 18th at 2:00PM

Family Movie: Coco (Animation/Adventure/Comedy) Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Rated PG. 1 hour, 45 minutes.

Sunday, March 18th from 12:30 to 4:30 PM

Teen SAT or ACT Practice (Grades 9 - 12) Teens can choose which practice exam they would like to sign up for – SAT or ACT. Exams will be graded and handed out on Thursday, March 29th. Please bring #2 pencils, a scientific calculator and a snack. Choose SAT or ACT when you register online, or contact Teen Librarian Gina at

Tuesday, March 20th at 5:00 PM

Teen Taco Tuesday & Game Night (Grades 6 - 12) Tacos and games? Yes, please!!! Learn how to make a taco from scratch. Stuff your taco with freshly chopped ingredients. After enjoying your taco, you’ll play games with a chance to win prizes! Vegetarian option will be available. Register online or contact Teen Librarian Gina at

Tuesday, March 20th at 7:00PM

Understanding the Stock Market with Ron Goldberg Learn and discuss different buying and selling strategies from a retired banker and experienced stock market trader. Bring your questions regarding any stock that you may be interested

in buying, selling or holding. Ron will show you how to dissect all available information on the company (including graphs) to help you make a more informed decision. Register online or at the Circulation Desk.

Tuesday, March 20th at 7:00PM

Talk About Books with Fran Cohen Join Fran for a discussion of News of the World by Paulette Jiles. In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction. Listeners are welcome! Refreshments will be available.

Wednesday, March 21st at 7:00PM

Movie: Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Crime/Drama) A driven, idealistic defense attorney finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Starring Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo. Rated PG-13. 2 hours, 2 minutes.

Thursday, March 22nd at 2:00PM

What Happened to Television: How and Why TV Has Changed So Dramatically in the Last Decade Watching television used to be a fairly simple enterprise - you turned on the set, selected a channel and enjoyed your program. Now, television is changing in front of our eyes. More and more viewers are cancelling cable television, preferring to watch new online-only channels like Netflix or Amazon. An entire generation of younger viewers have given up on the TV set altogether and stream programs on their laptop, tablet or phone. Tens of thousands of kids 10 to 15 years old have started their own TV networks on YouTube, bypassing NBC, ABC and CBS altogether. This presentation will look at these startling developments and explain why the old days of simply “watching TV” are fast disappearing.

Friday, March 23rd at 2:00PM

Cyber Security for Seniors with Chris Jelley In an increasingly connected world, there are specific online security issues facing older citizens. Using specific examples we will cover these and the basics of staying safe online. Space is limited. Register online or at the Circulation Desk.

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On display in the Jericho Public Library Gallery I Hope This Finds You Well: Photography of Joe Lewandowski

Joe Lewandowski is a New York based photographer specializing in urban spaces, with particular focus on documenting graffiti and abandoned facilities. He aims to capture and present the temporary nature of vandalism and waning vitality of deteriorating structures from an artistic perspective in hopes of inspiring recognition for the conventionally overlooked and underappreciated.

Joe Lewandowski’s work will be on display in the Gallery at the Jericho Public Library throughout the month of March.


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Town offers boating safety seminars at community centers

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilwoman Michele Johnson invite residents to take advantage of a new Boating Safety Seminar offered in late March at local Town Community Centers. The seminar is being offered by the Department of Public Safety Bay Constable Unit, and will include topics related to safe operation, regulations, responsibilities of boat ownership and operation. The seminar is free for Town residents. Supervisor Saladino stated, “This Boating Safety Seminar offers participants the fundamentals of safe boating operations. The course is recommended for all boaters and required by New York State for all personal watercraft operators.” Too many people take their boats out onto the water without proper preparation,” said Supervisor Saladino. “The boating safety tips offered at this course can help save lives by ensuring boaters are properly prepared before they leave the dock.” Participants can choose between one eight-hour session and two fourhour sessions.

Session 1 will be offered from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20 and Monday, March 26. Both classes must be attended in Session 1, which will be held at the Hicksville Community Center. Session 2 will be offered on Saturday, March 24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Marjorie Post Park Community Center. “History has shown us that too many people take their boats out onto the waters without proper preparation and training to,” said Councilwoman Johnson. “The tips offered at this Boating Safety Seminar can help save lives by ensuring boaters are properly prepared before they leave the dock.” Participants must be a minimum of 10 years old to participate in the seminar. Classes are free, but advanced registration is required. Safe Boating Courses are required for motor boat operators born on or before May 1, 1996. The course is also required for personal watercraft (Jet Ski) operators, who must be a minimum of 14 years of age. For registration or additional information, visit or call (516) 677-5350.

Report potholes on town roads Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino today announced that residents may report potholes, which are common to all municipalities on Long Island at this time of year, to the Department of Highways at (516) 677-5757 between the hours of 7AM and 3PM, Monday through Friday. This hotline service is being provided to residents in an effort to fill potholes caused by winter damage in a more efficient manner. Residents may also report pothole issues on Nassau County and the State of New York roadways and highways. The Town will transmit these concerns to the appropriate municipal highway crew. Supervisor Saladino stated, “As the winter ends, all municipal roadways experience the devastating effects of freezing temperatures and salt applications. The Town of Oyster Bay is working quickly to make these repairs and we recognize it is one of our residents’ highest priorities.”

At the direction of Supervisor Saladino and the Town Board, the Department of Highways has increased resources so that pothole repairs will be made more quickly. Potholes form as asphalt road surfaces crack under the heat of the day. These cracks allow snow and rain water to seep into the underlying dirt and gravel. This water freezes and expands, and as a result dirt and gravel is pushed out leaving a hole when the ice melts. While winter has resulted in a large number of potholes throughout Long Island, additional potholes are expected to open as the weather warms. The Town of Oyster Bay is shifting its attention to address these potholes immediately. To report a pothole issue, please call (516) 677-5757 between the hours of 7AM and 3PM, Monday through Friday, or email highwayoperations@oysterbay-ny. gov.

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Jericho robotics students raise funds for clean water

Siddhant Tandon, Sahil Joshi, Anshul Vemuri, Benjamin Liu, Andrew Istomin, and Rishab Bhatia. Two groups of young students from Jericho, NY, are participating in FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. to create hydrodynamics projects while fundraising for the nonprofit WaterAid, an international organization that works to improve access to water, sanitation and hygiene in some of the world’s poorest countries. To date, the RoboFalcons and Techno Queens have raised almost $3,000. They hope to reach some of the more than 844 million people across the globe without access to clean water. The student groups are also teaching their peers about the water issues using WaterAid’s program, People Pipeline, a curriculum that teaches students about the global water crisis, technologies and science, and how people can take action to make a difference. “The biggest lesson I’ve learned this year related to water is that, not everybody is fortunate enough to have clean water,” says nine-year-old Amneet Kaur, on the Techno Queens team. “Some people have to walk three to five miles a day just to get water that isn’t even clean. I hope to spread awareness about the water crisis and to help at least one village get access to clean water.” As part of FIRST LEGO League, the

RoboFalcons and Techno Queens are competing in STEM competitions related to hydrodynamics. They are learning about water resources and sustainability through meetings with community organizations such as the Suffolk Water County Association, Jericho Water District and Verdant Power, as well as hosting water-related fundraising events at their schools. Through this experience, the students have been inspired to be innovative science and technology leaders by engaging in activities that build science, engineering, and technology skills. The Techno Queens won their first ever competition on Saturday, March 3rd, which took place at Mineola High School and the RoboFalcons also won their competition the following day at Longwood High School. This year’s project for RoboFalcons is around Autonomous Water Quality Detection using underwater robots and sensors in homes. The team has visited various Water Districts in Long Island to gather information, perform research and discuss with local water authorities. They also coordinated a Water Week at their school, where they collaborated with the art club to create posters, wore WaterAid shirts to raise awareness, and coordinated a water related treasure

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Coach Amit Bansal on the far left, Sahana Patel, Risha Bansal, Amneet Kaur, Aarna Tyagi, Falak Doshi, Ria Bhatia, and Coach Rohit Bhatia on the far right.

In the group selfie with the girls team, the WaterAid staff members are Lily Rubino on the left and Elena Marmo on the right. hunt. To raise money for WaterAid, the RoboFalcons enticed people to participate by hosting a Water Walk and raffle. The boy’s team has been together for more than four years and they have their own Facebook page: The Techno Queens are focusing this year’s project around the idea of an ‘Ideal Village Water Community.’ They explore various resources for clean

water in village communities. This includes solar, wind-powered wells, rainwater harvesting, pumps and more. You can learn more about the Techno Queens here: TechnoQueens Visit the RoboFalcons and Techno Queens fundraiser for WaterAid:

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March 16, 2018

Skiing Gore Mountain: New York’s Adirondacks at its Best BY DAVID LEIBERMAN AND LAINI MIRANDA

Riding the chairlift at Gore Mountain. The jagged peaks and wilderness of the Adirondacks give you a Rocky Mountain feeling © Laini Miranda/

We arrive at Gore Mountain, in New York’s wild and open Adirondack Mountains, park in lot E and immediately find a shuttle driver to take us to the base lodge. Three kind gentleman staffers open the door for us and greet us as we walk in. We get our ski rentals quickly and are out the door, taking the gondola to the summit. The first thing we notice at Gore is the ease of the experience. While maintaining a deceptively small, family-friendly feel, every amenity is considered and every step of getting you out of the parking lot, through the rental shop, and up to the mountain is as smooth as can be. On this particular Saturday when they had several inches of new powder, whenever we veered away from the gondola, it felt quiet and we experienced the sweeping panoramas of the Adirondacks without much of a crowd. At some points, the open vistas of the Adirondack Preserve let you imagine yourself skiing the Rockies. Though Gore skiing consists of nine faces across four mountains, you can easily move between the areas, and it’s simple to get back to the base lodge and food-court or the mid-mountain Saddle Lodge to grab a bite or warm up. There are a lot of options for all types of skiers (10% of trails are classed as easier, or green; 50% are intermediate, or blue; and 40% are most difficult, or black trails). They also feature abundant glade skiing when


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Continued from page D1 there’s sufficient snow –– more than we’ve seen at most of the East Coast resorts. It is surprising to realize that Gore is the biggest ski destination in New York State (and New York has more ski areas than any other in the nation!), with the most skiable acres (446 acres), 107 trails, 27 glades (Gore was one of the first eastern ski areas to develop gladed terrain), six freestyle areas. Six of its trails are longer than 1 1/2 miles, with the longest run 4.4 miles. In all, Gore offers 42 miles of skiing, even night skiing! With 2537 vertical feet, Gore also offers the 6th greatest vertical in the East - a greater vertical drop in fact than such famous mountains as Stowe (2360), Sunday River (2340), Okemo (2200), Jay Peak (2153), Mount Tremblant (2116), Loon, (2100), MontSainte-Anne (2050), Mad River Glen (2037), Stratton Mountain (2003) and Mount Snow (1700). Each of Gore’s four mountains have their own character: Gore Mountain is the biggest and highest, at 3600 ft., Bear Mountain rises to 3200 ft., Burnt Ridge Mountain rises to 2735 ft. and Little Gore Mountain goes up to 1900 ft. Among them is an astonishing array of terrain, not to mention views and the fact that if conditions are not the best in one area, or are too crowded (not likely because of the way skiers

Try the pulled pork at the outdoor grill. Also, the new mid-mountain Saddle Lodge with smoked chicken tacos and a breathtaking view. © Laini Miranda/ are dispersed), you can simply move to another. It is more useful, though, to divide Gore into its different areas: the Straight Brook Area on Gore Mountain is where you will find a variety of challenging terrain and glades; it is also where you will find the two runs, Rumors and Lies, rumored to be the steepest train in the East (unconfirmed). There are also a couple of intermediate trails - like Cloud - which connects to other blues and greens to ski the whole way down. In

Skiing at Gore Mountain © Laini Miranda/

all, this area has 10 trails, 4 glades and 54 acres accessed by a quad lift. “The Dark Side” of Gore known as the High Peaks Area is “Classic Adirondack” skiing and very popular with experts. There are 12 trails and 2 glades on 30 acres, accessed by a double chair. Bear Mountain offers the Northwoods Area, accessed by the Northwoods Gondola and Gore’s newest lift, a high-speed detachable quad. You can take a green trail Sunway, 2.2 miles down to the base; a blue trail, Twister, is long, wide and forgiving, and beautiful, lined with trees and with lovely views of the Adirondacks. This area offers

29 trails, 3 glades, gondola, detachable quad, double and four surface lifts on 154 acres. (The gondola is marvelous, and they cleverly post these interesting historical notes in each car.) The North Side is off the beaten path, and offers an array of easy-going cruisers and gorgeous views of High Peaks. It’s considered the best bet for families (9 trails, 2 glades on 37 acres serviced by a quad). Burnt Ridge area is one of Gore’s four peaks of development, which is noted for its geology and great views of North Creek and the Hudson River - six trails, four glades on 70 acres, serviced by “one of the most luxurious rides” on the mountain, a high-speed quad. North Creek Ski Bowl is where they offer night skiing as well as tubing (8 trails, 5 glades, on 47 acres, serviced by two triples. This area has its own base lodge and parking lot, plus half pipe and terrain park. That means you can drive up in the day, arrive in the late afternoon, and purchase a night-skiing ticket; or if you purchase a multi-day ticket, you purchase an add-on for night skiing (3-9 pm). Night skiing is offered Friday, Saturday and Sundays, and daily during holidays, until 9 pm. Now for the runs. Our two favorites were on opposite sides of the mountain: Chatiemac at Gore Mountain and Sagamore at Burnt Ridge Mountain. We were intrigued by Rumors and Lies on Gore, which are two of their most famous runs, but neither was open due to the lack of snow. The rest of the top See page D5

David gets set to take a run at Gore Mountain © Laini Miranda/goingplacesfarandnear. com


As I See It: On Baseball Strategies BY LOU THEODORE This one is for the baseball fans in the Litmore reading audience. Most of you already know that I consider myself an authority on basketball coaching. After all, I did publish a book titled Basketball Coaching 101(Amazon) - and that, by definition, makes me a basketball expert. Well, I have some news for you: I’m also an authority on baseball . . . and Modesty is not my middle name. I became a baseball fan around 10 years of age. Not just a fan. A Yankee fan! I lived and died with them. Charlie (King Kong) Keller, Joe Page, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, etc., were my heroes. I remember paying 60¢ for bleacher seats and sitting on hard wooden benches for a doubleheader in torrid heat… and loving it. I then became a Yankee hater and a Mets fan, and have remained a Met fan since the team’s inception. And during this time, I have watched thousands of games on TV (rarely going to Shea or Citi Field). The net result? You guessed it. I am now a baseball authority and qualified to provide meaningful instructional analysis on the game. But what does meaningful instructional analysis mean? Simply that I can provide those involved with baseball at any level - manager, coach, player, front office personnel, etc., - with suggestions on how to enhance and improve a team’s ability to win games on the field. That being said, here are tidbits drawn from my baseball file on 10 different categories: infielders, outfielders, catchers, pitchers, batters, base runners, coaches, managers, general managers, and (of course) owners.


Each of the four infielders, but shortstops in particular, should be aware of the speed of the both the batter and runners on base. The infielders should play deeper, particularly the second baseman, if the batter is a slow runner; I would even advise playing on the outfield grass. The shortstop and second baseman should also be aware of a batters tendency to pull curveballs or fastballs and adjust their position on the pitch. The two should also communicate on who will cover second in steal situations.


Much of the above for infielders also applies to outfielders. Outfielders presently play too deep, particularly the left and right fielders. The outfielder should think and be aware of all the possible scenarios that may arise if the ball is

hit to the outfield, particularly with men on base. The scenarios would vary depending on the number of outs, the score, and the inning.


Catchers should know the strengths and weaknesses of the pitchers and all the opposing batters he will face. Knowing the disposition of the umpire calling balls and strikes would also help; e.g., does it help complaining on balls and strikes, etc.? Knowing the speed of runners on base is an absolute must. Many catchers today provide encouragement to the pitcher. I think there can be more of this. There should be more face-to-face discussions, e.g., put the ball over the plate and definitely don’t walk a batter. I believe the catcher should be the field general and run the defense. He should also be aware of all the points raised earlier for infielders and outfielders, as well as pitchers. Finally, a high I.Q. catcher is a definite plus. He should dish out instructions to outfielders, infielders, and the pitcher on what to do if . . . e.g., a double s


It goes without saying that pitchers must have an idea of each hitter’s prowess. Some can’t hit curveballs. Some can’t hit fastballs. Some like it inside, and others don’t. Some of their preferences change with pitch count. Runners on base have to be carefully monitored. He should be aware of the likelihood of a steal. He should also know beforehand what to do on a bunt or a comebacker with a man (or men) on base. His own pitching limitations is a concern; it’s no secret that starting pitchers weaken in the latter innings. Although much of what will follow applies to starting pitchers, it also applies to relief pitchers. Since the mound is approximately one foot above ground level, a 100 pitch outing (plus bullpen, warmups, etc.) results in a pitcher effectively walking up a 20 story building; this may explain, in part, why pitchers do not perform as well later in a game. Older pitchers should seriously consider minimizing movements off the mound and, for goodness sake, try not to walk batters – put the ball over the plate and take your chances. I would replace any pitcher who walks a batter late in the game if ahead by more than one run. Finally, pitchers should try to avoid 3-2 counts with runners on base and 2 out.


Batters need to be aware of the strengths and weaknesses of both the starting pitcher and relief pitchers.

How often does he throw fastballs? Does he prefer pitching inside or outside? Does he hold runners on base? Does he tire in later innings? Does he throw strikes on the first pitch? Does he change his pitching approach when behind the count? These questions need to be considered. But the batter also needs to realize that a walk is just about as good as a single. Batters need to consider changing their batting philosophy when behind in the count. More importantly, a batter should NOT be swinging for the fences in the last inning when trailing by more than one run with nobody on base; the objective should be to get on base, and the easiest way to accomplish this is via a walk. Keep in mind that home run swings significantly reduce one’s ability to check a swing on a pitch that is outside the strike zone…thus reducing the probability of a walk. Finally, batters (as well as base runners) should HUSTLE at all times; hell, you are exerting yourself less than ten minutes per game.

Base Runners

The coaches usually remind the runners of the scenario at hand but the runner must also be alert. On a single to left field, he should run top speed and ALWAYS consider going to second base since he is in a direct line with the left fielder’s throw to second base. Any throw to the left or right of second base should serve as a green light to consider going to second base. While on base, he should ALWAYS be prepared and consider taking an extra base if the catcher doesn’t field the pitch cleanly. He also should practice sliding techniques whenever possible.


Coaches play the least significant role of the major players. Nonetheless, they should provide encouragement and support while on offense. Most importantly, they should know the limitations of the players on base and the strengths/weaknesses of the outfielders (but to a lesser extent of infielders).


For the most part, managers are overrated. And, most overmanage. Some are liabilities. Some are major liabilities, e.g., Terry Collins (in particular) of the Mets and Joe Girardi of the Yanks. The manager’s main job is to instill the basics to the entire team. Practice makes perfect and relays, double plays, bunting, and hitting to the opposite field should be practiced regularly. I would require each batter to hit to the opposite field when confront-

ed with a defensive shift to one side. Players also MUST understand that a walk is just about as good as a single… and sometimes a double. I would have every batter prior to every game draw a red or black marble out of a hat. Those who draw a black marble would be required to take the first pitch, or when the count is 2-0, 3-1, or 3-0. Red marble selectors can do as they wish. However everyone must take on a 3-1 count with the bases loaded and two outs. Some of the above can be altered during late innings. The manager also needs to realize that when a relief pitcher comes in and gets a batter out that he has not thrown two pitches but probably fifty pitches when bullpen and warmup throws are counted. Since these additional pitches can take their toll, managers need to give consideration to their sometime reckless indiscriminant use of relief pitchers. Finally, he should require (with NO exceptions) every batter RUN out every ground ball or fly ball. One added point: He should not select cronies for coaches and I would allow my bench coaches to occasionally serve as manager for certain games.

General Manager

Most general managers (GMs) are not too bright and not capable of making intelligent baseball decisions. Most of the GMs are just like many of the players and coaches. There are a handful (not many) who know what’s going on. Few of the players have college degrees, unlike some football players. Joe Girardi is a graduate of Northwestern (in my opinion, the most prestigious university in our country) and he has repeatedly demonstrated an inability to make sound, rational baseball decisions. In any event, the GM needs to know both the capabilities of his players and those that are on the market. It’s a given that the GM should work closely with the manager; his cronies must not come into play in any of his decisions and actions.


They are in the baseball business for either or both of the following reasons: ego and/or to make money. He should understand the meaning of risk. He should also understand the meaning of optimization. He should also understand how risk and optimization affect each other. Bottom line: he has to make intelligent decisions from a risk and/or optimization prospective when it comes time to hiring, firing and managing his business; as with both managers and GMs, he should not hire cronies.

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Observant Reader Notices Fluke in COLA Payments BY TOM MARGENAU

Q: The recent cost-of-living adjustment to our Social Security checks got me wondering about something. As you’ve always pointed out in your column, the checks come one month behind. So, for example, the check we got in January is actually the payment for December. But the 2018 COLA increase showed up in that January check. So did we get the 2018 increase for one month of 2017? In other words, did we get the first 2018 increase one month early in our December 2017 benefit payment? And if so, why? A: Bingo! You got it right. And surprise, surprise: Politics is the reason for what happens with the COLA payment. The annual cost-of-living adjustment used to be paid properly. In other words, Social Security beneficiaries got their first increase for the year in the February check -- which was the payment for January. But about 30 or so years ago, seniors got up in arms because they (incorrectly) assumed Congress was delaying their COLA increase by a month. Someone should have splashed some cold water in their faces and explained to them that they were properly getting their first annual cost-of-living increase in the January check -- paid to them in February. Well, that’s not how politics works. Members of Congress, then and now, sure hate to upset senior citizens (i.e., the most reliable cohort of voters). And they couldn’t act quickly enough to appease them. So they changed the law to say that Social Security beneficiaries would get their annual cost-of-living adjustment one month early. Ever since then, senior citizens have gotten a once a year gift from Congress. And that is why the 2018 COLA is actually figured into the December 2017 benefit -- payable in January. Q: I am 64 and started getting my own Social Security about three months ago. I just learned my ex-wife, who owned her own realty company and made big bucks, has recently signed up for her Social Security. I have never remarried. Can I now suspend my Social Security and then apply for husband’s benefits on her record and save mine until 70? A: No, you can’t do that. If you had waited until age 66 before applying for any Social Security benefits, then you could have applied for spousal benefits and, at the time, saved your own retirement benefits until age 70. This is the “file and restrict” maximizing strategy that is all the rage among baby boomers. (For other readers, you can only use that strategy if you turn 66 before January 2020.) But you may not have totally missed the boat. Anyone who files for Social

Security retirement benefits has up to 12 months to change his or her mind. So you still have a chance to jump on that maximizing ship if you want. What you would have to do is withdraw your current claim, repay all benefits received, and then reapply for spousal benefits at age 66. Beginning at that point, you would get 50 percent of your ex-wife’s Social Security rate. Then at age 70, you would reapply for your own retirement benefits and get a 32 percent delayed retirement credit added to your monthly benefits. But before doing all of that, I suggest you sit down with a calculator and run the numbers and decide if it is really worth it. Q: I turned 66 in January. When I filed for benefits online, I said I wanted my benefits to begin in February, knowing the January check comes in February. After reading one of your recent columns, I now realize I made a huge mistake. I should have said I want my benefits to begin in January (the month I turned 66), with my first check to come in February. So now I will be missing out on one Social Security check. I am losing sleep over this. What can I do? A: I think you are worrying way too much about this. There is really nothing special about starting your benefits exactly at age 66. If they start the following month, it is no big deal. In fact, there is a small advantage to starting your benefits one month later. You will get a two-thirds of 1 percent “delayed retirement credit” added to your ongoing monthly benefits. So if I were you, I wouldn’t try to change anything. But if this is really bothering you, your only recourse would be to withdraw the claim you already filed and then file a whole new claim stating you want your benefits to begin in January. Q: I am thinking of taking my Social Security benefits when I turn 65 this July. I understand I will get reduced benefits. I am married to a younger man. He is only 58 and makes substantially more money that I do. But sadly, he has cancer and has been told he has 12 to 24 months to live. If he were to die, would I be messing up my potential widow’s benefits by taking my own benefits early? A: Not really. Essentially, your widow’s benefit will be based on one thing only: your age when you start getting those benefits. If you are 66 or older when he dies, you will get your own benefit supplemented up to 100 percent of his full retirement rate. If he dies before you reach age 66, you will have a choice. You can either switch to a reduced widow’s benefit right away. (The reduction would be about one half

of 1 percent for each month you are under age 66.) Or you could continue to collect your reduced retirement check until age 66, when you could switch to a 100 percent widow’s benefit. Q: If I delay my widow’s benefits until age 70, do I get the same 32 percent bonus added to my check as a retiree does who waits that long to file?

A: No. That delayed retirement credit only applies to retirees. So there would be no advantage to delaying starting your widow’s benefits beyond age 66. If you have a Social Security question, Tom Margenau has the answer. Contact him at COPYRIGHT 2018 CREATORS.COM


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mountain was fun to explore. The caveat about this area is they don’t feature high speed lifts. On the other hand, the double High Peaks Chair lift is one of the last of its kind on the East Coast and makes for a sweet slow-paced ride between the glades. To get to the top of the mountain you have two options, right or left: from the top of North Woods Gondola you can go right to take the windy green Ruby Run to blue Upper Wood Inn, to the High Peaks Chair. Pick up speed towards the bottom as you’ll have to skate for a decent chunk at the end of that ride, and will end up at the quaint double chair lift. Or there’s a pretty fast and enjoyable black called Uncas that will spit you out at the Straight Brook Quad, which will take you straight up to the top at quicker speeds. Our other favorite was Sagamore, a long delightful black that we had virtually to ourselves. On this March day with not a ton of snow, that trail was still a pleasure top to bottom. In general, Gore has excellent trivia interesting and signage throughout the property. Each of the gondola cabins has its own set of fun facts, including one about Gore’s award winning environmental initiatives (all the finalists behind Gore were Colorado or west coast mountains). The timeline above the stalls in the food court is another sweet touch. We got to experience the major renovations Gore made this season at three lodges. At the base area there are two large additions which (as we found) streamline the rental process and facilitate getting back on the mountain. Another addition that any hungry skier will appreciate is their brand new smoker and the amazing pulled pork sandwiches it produces in the outdoor Open Pit Grille by the Base Lodge Food Court. The new mid-mountain Saddle Lodge is another welcome addition featuring smoked chicken tacos and a breathtaking view. Last season, Gore introduced Nordic skiing, turning its old tubing park into a cross-country ski area –– which has snowmaking on 3.7 km of its 5 km trails. The new area was so successful last year (even opening by Thanksgiving) that Gore hosted the New York State Nordic Championships. The Ski Bowl where the Nordic area also has a half pipe, border skier cross, and twilight skiing (until 8 pm). On one gondola ride, we learned from a nice woman with her daughter that 3rd and 4th graders ski for free at many mountains in New York State (I Ski NY Free Passport); also, kids under 19 ski free with an adult. The demo skis we rented were excellent: my Rossignol skis felt like they almost turned by themselves they

were so smooth. Gore started off as a destination ski area - after all, it wasn’t that easy to reach. But over time, especially as the New York Thruway and Northway made it so easy to reach from Albany, Saratoga Springs and Glen Falls and even Montreal, Gore became more of a day trip. However, if you have more than the one day, the Adirondack region has so much to offer. The landscape is breathtaking, and significantly, relatively undeveloped. You also have some marvelous resorts and lodging - the grand, historic Sagamore Resort on Lake George is 45 minutes away (they offer a shuttle bus), and in North Creek, the Copperfield Inn is as intimate as an inn (only 31 rooms), but with all the services of a luxury hotel (Copperfield Inn, 307 Main Street, North Creek, NY 12853, 518-251-9808, www. North Creek is a charming village with several delightful bistros and shops, and the village offers a free shuttle bus to the mountain, less than 10 minutes away, every 20-30 minutes throughout the day, in season. This visit was an easy day trip for us, but after realizing what a special destination Gore is, we will definitely be coming back for a longer stay. Gore Mountain, 793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY 12853, Snow Phone: 518-251-5026, info 518-251-2411, _____________________________ © 2018 Travel Features Syndicate, a division of Workstyles, Inc. All rights reserved. Visit, & TravelFeaturesSyndicate/. Blogging at goingplacesnearandfar. & moralcompasstravel. info. Send comments or questions to Tweet @ TravelFeatures. ‘Like’ us at facebook. com/NewsPhotoFeatures

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Windham Mountain Resort Sponsors Paralympics Team Member Staci Mannella in Peoyong Chang WINDHAM MOUNTAIN RESORT, NY - Windham Mountain Resort, renowned for its adaptive skiing program, is honored to have sponsored U.S. Paralympics Alpine National Team member, Staci Mannella, s she made her way to the 2018 Peoyong Chang Paralympic Games. Staci first discovered skiing with the Adaptive Sports Foundation at Windham Mountain when she was just four years old. Legally blind due to achromatopsia, a genetic eye condition she was born with, she started skiing because it was an activity that her family could all do together. She quickly progressed from skiing with a bamboo pole between two sighted skiers, to out skiing her instructors, to competing in her first national championship at just eleven years old. A limitless dreamer, Staci’s career thus far has included four national championship titles, a world cup gold medal, and representing the United States in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games. Staci and her current guide, Sadie Debaun, have been skiing together since December of 2015. They’ve secured four world cup gold medals, three world cup silver medals, and a bronze medal at the 2017 World Championships. The two have high hopes for Peoyong Chang. Windham’s support of Staci is a testament to the Resort’s long-standing relationship with the Adaptive Sports Foundation. The non-profit organization provides life changing experiences for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities and chronic illnesses through outdoor physical activity, education, support and community. The slope side Adaptive Sports Center at Windham Mountain provides athletes like Staci with a fully equipped, easily accessible, cozy place to enjoy a day on the mountain with their families. Staci Mannella is a Randolph, New Jersey native, and at twenty years old, a

full-time student at Dartmouth College where she competes on the Dartmouth equestrian team. She aspires to attend veterinarian school after Dartmouth. While her skiing career has brought Staci all over the world, she always makes her way back home to Windham. Windham Mountain Resort looks forward to having Staci on the slopes this season, and to sending her off to the 2018 Peoyong Chang Paralympic Games in March.

Windham to Install High Speed Six Passenger Lift & Implement RFID Ticketing

A brand new, high speed, detachable six passenger chairlift will be installed at Windham Mountain Resort this summer. The new Doppelmayr lift will run from the base area to the summit, replacing the current Whistler Triple, better known as “F Lift”. It will have a slope length of 5,105 feet, and an uphill capacity of 3,000 people per hour. The ride from base to summit on the new lift will be just under five and a half minutes. Removal of “F Lift” will begin in April and installation of the new lift in May.  Whirlwind Express (A Lift), the high speed, detachable quad that runs alongside “F Lift”, will remain in place and will run this summer, servicing the Windham Mountain Bike Park and skyrides.  The Bike Park opens for the season Memorial Day Weekend and will be unaffected by the construction.  The new lift will be accompanied by state of the art lift access, with the addition of RFID ticketing and gates for the 2018/2019 season.   The “Axess” radio-frequency identification technology will eliminate the need for guests to present their lift ticket or season pass to a lift attendant prior to loading all base area lifts.   RFID Cards can be reloaded via a home computer

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Paraolympic skiing competitor Staci Mannella (left), and her guide, Sadie Debaun in PyeongChang. or smartphone, and can be used season after season. “RFID ticketing is essentially ‘EZ-Pass for skiers’. It will provide easier access to lifts and more accurate scanning of tickets and passes, helping skiers and riders get on the mountain faster, skipping the ticket windows and lift line scanning process.” said Chip Seamans, General Manager of Windham Mountain Resort. All guests will now have the option to sign up for Resort Charge, by attaching a credit card account to their RFID card. This eliminates the need to carry cash or a credit card on the mountain. Resort Charge is accepted at all Windham Mountain Resort operated restaurants, eateries and retail locations. The new chairlift and RFID system represent $6.5M in capital already invested toward the 2018/2019 Winter Season at Windham Mountain Resort.  More details on installation progress and a name for the new lift will follow. Guests are invited to become a 2018/2019 Season Passholder at the annual Season Passholder Party on

Saturday, March 17th, when the best rates on passes will be offered for one day only. Passholders will enjoy a complimentary buffet and live music at the party. Windham Mountain Resort is a year-round destination in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County, NY, about two and a half hours north of New York City.  With 285 skiable acres, Windham offers 54 trails serviced by 12 lifts.  The Resort includes six terrain parks, learn-to packages, ski and stay packages, dining options, an Adventure Park, the full-service Alpine Spa, night skiing, and much more.  In the summer months, Windham Mountain Bike Park is famous for its World Cup course, but also features a three-mile-long beginner trail.  Windham Mountain Country Club is an 18-hole public golf course with a private club atmosphere.  Windham Mountain Resort, 19 Resort Drive, Windham NY, 12496, 800-754-9463,, www.


‘Collective Consciousness’ on View at Gold Coast Arts Center Focuses on Responsibility for Environment

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BY KAREN RUBIN TRAVEL FEATURES SYNDICATE, GOINGPLACESFARANDNEAR.COM “Nature has been inspiring artists for centuries, and its beauty has been captured in paintings, sculptures, photographs and a variety of other medium. But some artists take the relationship between art and the environment a step further, creating works from nature itself or producing artworks that make bold statements about the natural world and the imprint mankind has left on it.” This is what curator Jude Amsel was looking for when she put together the exhibition, COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS, on view at the Gold Coast Arts Center Gallery in Great Neck, Long Island through April 1. The seven artists whose works are represented “are commenting on man’s relationship with our planet. These artists have the power to make environmentalism a priority and bring green initiatives to the forefront of cultural conversations,” she stated. “With all the gloom and doom, we can feel sad with what’s happening in the world. But these artists bring an awareness,” a literal consciousness of our role and responsibility, Amsel said at the Artists’ Reception, March 4. The viewer is left with a sense of optimism that man’s better impulses will rise to the fore. Yoon Cho’s work – multi-media performance art which combines video superimposed with digitized drawings – is the starkest commentary on this theme: her project was inspired by a difficult pregnancy after 10 years of marriage and the birth of her son, she and her husband traveled to barren landscapes to comment on extinction and procreation, the images of life forcing its way through. Beth Williams Garrett created feminized Buddha head sculptures out of plastic bags. Linda Cunningham turned the blighted industrial waterfront of the South Bronx into striking images on torn, furled canvas. Nancy Gesimondo found solace in creating assemblages of natural materials, where mussel shells appear

“Collective Conscious” Curator Jude Amsel, Gold Coast Arts Center Director Regina Gil, NYS Assemblyman Tony D’Urso with artists Beth Williams Garrett, Nancy Gesimondo, Yoon Cho, Charles Cohen, Lauren Skelly Bailey and Linda Cunningham © Karen Rubin/ as butterflies, a metaphorical prayer flying to heaven; water chestnut seedpods are like flying bats, and peacock feathers are like tall grass. Lauren Skelly Bailey re-creates the natural world of coral reefs in meticulous glazed ceramics, mimicking the surprise you have when you touch coral, which seem to be fluid and flowing to discover they are rock hard. Charles Cohen uses realistic photography to get reduce household products to the shape and color of their plastic containers to force a different perspective. Luba Lukova, whose graphic artistry can be seen in the New York Times, brings her timely commentary to an image of a green plant shielded by a hand as bombs fall, in her silkscreen, “Peace and Planet” (2015). What is so interesting is to see such variety of media and approaches that come together to the essential message of human impact on the natural world: a collective consciousness of our responsibility. The Gold Coast Arts Center  is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the arts through education, exhibition, performance and outreach. It offers

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Clipping pet item coupons for Last Hope is a great and easy way to give your support. Every coupon we receive helps to defray our costs, particularly for dog and cat food. They can either be dropped off at our adoption center at 3300 Beltagh Avenue in Wantagh, or mailed to Last Hope, PO Box 7025, Wantagh 11793. Please share our need with your friends and family. Thank you! Visit to read about Last Hope’s programs and to see the fabulous array of fantastic felines eagerly awaiting adoption into their forever homes!

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If you haven’t tried yet for your pet food and supply purchases, this is a great time to check them out. Last Hope is now part of their rescue program. For each new customer that makes a purchase, Last Hope will receive a $20 donation. Click on the ad below or go directly to the Last Hope page at

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Volunteers for our cat program are always greatly needed. There are openings on shifts for weekdays and weekends that accommodate any schedule. Please attend our next kitten/cat volunteer orientation being held Volunteer orientations are typically held the second Sunday of each month with exceptions for holidays. The next orientation dates are:

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Jericho’s annual STEAM Day a success

Jericho School District hosted a successful STEAM Day recently, which was organized by Brian Cummings, Jericho’s Curriculum Associate for Science and Technology Education. Students in grades three, four, and five had the opportunity to attend two Jericho teacher-led workshops, including Cookie Mining, Squishy Circuits, and Painting with Pendulums and Magnets. STEAM Day also featured workshops from the New York Hall of Science,

which was paid for by a donation from the Jericho Educational Foundation. Kids had the opportunity to play with bugs, build and launch a rocket and learn about static electricity. Each participant was given a Jericho STEAM Day bag filled with goodies, which was purchased thanks to a donation from each of the Jericho elementary PTAs. Feedback was amazing and the event was a huge success.

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20 years of the Good Friday peace accords BY BOB MORGAN, JR. Even though I am by no means of purely Irish descent (five of my eight great-grandparents were of Irish descent), l think of myself as IrishAmerican. And so I frequently have an Irishthemed column around St. Patrick’s Day. This year I’d like to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday accords in 1998, which ended hundreds of years of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland. The longstanding violence in the North was rooted in the centuries of British hegemony over Ireland. British rule in mostly Catholic Ireland was deeply resented by many and was connected with religious and social bigotry and with the potato famine of 1845-55, during which a million and half of the Irish emigrated from the country. The British had to put down numerous rebellions, as late as 1916. Even after 26 counties of Ireland were given independence in 1921, and the Republic of Ireland later formed, the British retained control of the remaining, mostly Protestant, six counties in the North. This was bitterly resented by many Catholics in both the Republic and the North, who believed that Ireland should be unified. Meanwhile, the Protestant majority in the North, many of whom are ethnically Scottish, cherished their relationship with Britain. While hostilities relating to the remaining British rule ebbed and flowed after independence, violent clashes resumed in earnest in 1969, and a period called the Troubles began, with Northern Ireland becoming a consistently violent place. For almost 30 years there were many killings, both indiscriminate and targeted, by both paramilitary organizations and security forces, with over 3600 people slain. It seemed to many that the killings would never end. But they did. After negotiations lasting two years, an agreement brokered by an envoy of President Bill Clinton, former senator George Mitchell, was finally approved on Good Friday, 1998 and was soon thereafter ratified in referendums in both Northern Ireland and the Republic. The peace has overwhelmingly held ever since.

The Good Friday agreement provided for a Northern Ireland Assembly with a power sharing executive and links involving assemblies across Britain and Ireland. The Republic of Ireland dropped its constitutional claim to the six counties which formed Northern Ireland. The agreement also had provisions relating to decommissioning weapons of paramilitary forces, the future of policing in Northern Ireland and the early release of paramilitary prisoners. I saw the aftermath of the Troubles a few years ago in 2011 when I visited Northern Ireland with Robert, then 17, who had taken an interest in the Irish Republican Army, the leading Catholic force, and its adversaries. In Belfast, we took a “black cab” tour through neighborhoods that had been severely afflicted by the Troubles. Our guide, a passionate supporter of the republican (Catholic) cause, showed us the politically oriented murals painted during the Troubles, as well as the huge peace wall that was built to preserve a semblance of harmony by dividing the Catholic and Protestant communities. In Derry, at the other end of Northern Ireland, we also saw murals and a memorial commemorating the Bloody Sunday massacre of civil rights protesters by British troops in 1972. We also had a taxi guide there, but he was Protestant, and had a different view of the protests. But for all of the continuing bitterness that remained in some quarters of Northern Ireland, even in 2011, it was now a war of words and slogan, with violence almost completely ended. Even though Ireland is a small country, the Irish have been amazingly successful, both at home and in the many countries to which they have disbursed, in so many areas, from literature and poetry, to music, to law and politics. But too often these successes were overshadowed by overwhelming bitterness and sectarian violence. It was a great victory for all the Irish that in 1998 they were able to put away, for the most part, centuries of hatred and move to a newer and better world.

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The Syosset Public Library will hold a special “Book-to-Film” discussion on film taken from the book The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. The film will be shown at 2 PM, with the discussion following.

March 18

“Practice ACT” and “Practice SAT” for teens will be held at the Jericho Public Library from 12:30 to 4:30 PM. Please register in advance for only one of these practice tests, as they will be offered at the same time. At 1 PM in the Syosset Public Library, a special performance of “A Time to Dance” with Libby Skala will be held. No tickets are required, but seating is limited.

March 19

Gladys Stewart will be at the Jericho Public Library at 12:30 PM to continue her “Sumi-e Workshop” for adults. Please register in advance to attend. The Jericho Public Library continues their “Winter Flex & Tone” classes with Mindy Vasta, from 4 to 5 PM. There will be nine sessions and advanced registration is required. “Winter Fit & Fabulous”, with Linda Ray, is held at the Jericho Public Library from 7 to 8:30 PM. There will be a total of nine sessions and advanced registration is required.

March 20

The Jericho Public Library will hold a special “Teen Taco Tuesday & Game Night” from 5 to 6:30PM. The “Winter Knitting Group” with Edye Rosenbaum continues at the Jericho Public Library from 7 to 9PM. Advanced registration is required.

March 21

The Syosset Public Library will hold a special program for children ages 3 ½ 5 with a caregiver from 4 to 4:45PM, with a second session for children in grades 1 - 5 from 5 to 5:45PM with “Bunnies, Bunnies, Bunnies”. Teens are asked to join the “Winter Tech Buddy Café” at the Jericho Public Library, where teens teach adults the basic technology skills such as how to text, download apps, use Facebook, iPads, etc. The session is being held from 4:30 to 5:30PM. “Elder Law and Estate Planning Update” will be presented by AnnMargaret Carrozza, Chair of the LI Alzheimer’s Foundation’s Legal Advisory Board and will be held at the

Syosset Public Library at 7 PM.

March 22

Winter schedule of “Yoga” classes with Sharon Cohen Starr is running from 11AM to 12:25PM, with a second session from 5:15 to 6:30PM, for a total of ten sessions. Please register in advance to attend. “Robert Moses: Villain or Savior? will be presented at the Syosset Public Library by Professors Howard Ehrlich and Harvey Sackowitz from St. John’s University at 2PM.

March 23

“Roots of The Dinner Party with Professor Mary Vahey” will be discussed at the Syosset Public Library at 2PM.

March 24

“Kidnastics”, for children 12 months to 4 years of age with a caregiver, will be held at 10 to 10:45AM or at 11 to 11:45AM at the Syosset Public Library. Please register in advance to attend.

March 26

The Jericho Public Library continues their “Winter Flex & Tone” classes with Mindy Vasta, from 4 to 5PM. There will be nine sessions and advanced registration is required. "Winter Fit & Fabulous”, with Linda Ray, is held at the Jericho Public Library from 7 to 8:30PM. There will be a total of nine sessions and advanced registration is required.

March 27

“The Afternoon Book Club” at the Syosset Public Library will discuss The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers. The program will be led by Jean Simpson.

March 28

Teens are asked to join the “Winter Tech Buddy Café” at the Jericho Public Library, where teens teach adults the basic technology skills such as how to text, download apps, use Facebook, iPads, etc. The session is being held from 4:30 to 5:30 PM.

March 29

“Flowers and Vegetables for the Early Spring Garden” is the subject of a lecture by horticulturalist Paul Levine at the Syosset Public Library at 2 PM. Teens who have taken the Practice SAT or ACT tests will get their results at a session held today from 7 to 8PM. at the Jericho Public Library.

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19 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. HUDSON CITY SAVINGS BANK, Pltf. vs. HELDER S. MOLINA, et al, Defts. Index #001613/13. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Feb. 8, 2016, I will sell at public auction on Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. in the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Dr., Mineola, NY, prem. k/a 34 Rosanne Dr., Woodbury, NY a/k/a Section 15, Block 175, Lot 86 on a certain map entitled, “Map of Pine Hollow at Woodbury, situated at Woodbury, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, NY, owned by Pine Hollow Building Corp., 136 Woodbury Road, Woodbury, NY, surveyed Teas, Barrett, Lanzisera & Frink, Consulting Engineers & Land Surveyors, dated April 17, 1980”, and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau on August 8, 1980 as Case No. 8846. Approx. amt. of judgment is $890,554.10 plus costs and interest. Sold subject to terms and conditions of filed judgment and terms of sale. JANE SHRENKEL, Referee. COHN & ROTH, Attys. for Pltf., 100 East Old Country Rd., Mineola, NY. #94126 SYO 4151 4X 02/23,03/02,09,16 LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of PARE CONSULTING, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on February 1, 2018. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail copy of any process served against the LLC to P.O. Box 205, Oyster Bay, NY 11771. Purpose: any lawful purpose. SYO 4153 6X 02/23,03/02,09,16,23,30 SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF NASSAU CITIBANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERICAN HOME MORTGAGE ASSET TRUST 2006-3 MORTGAGEBACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 20063, Plaintiff against ALEXANDRA BEARD, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on January 22, 2018. I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction in the Calendar Control Part (CCP) Courtroom of the Supreme

Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, N.Y. on the 3rd day of April, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. premises described as follows: All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the building and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Incorporated Village of Laurel Hollow, Town of Oyster Bay, County of Nassau and State of New York. Said premises known as 1508 Laurel Hollow Road, Laurel Hollow, N.Y. 11791. (Section: 0026, Block: 0000C-00, Lot: 02031). Approximate amount of lien $ 815,919.80 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed judgment and terms of sale. Index No. 009526-11. Randy J. Schaefer, Esq., Referee. McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, LLC Attorney(s) for Plaintiff 145 Huguenot Street – Suite 210 New Rochelle, New York 10801 (914) 636-8900 SYO 4155 4X 03/02,09,16,23 SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU EMIGRANT BANK (FORMERLY KNOWN AS EMIGRANT SAVINGS BANK AND NEW YORK PRIVATE BANK & TRUST), Plaintiff -against- CAROLINE ARONSON, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered herein on April 12, 2017, I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at (CCP) Calendar Control Part Court Room of the Nassau Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Dr., Mineola, NY on April 17, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being at Syosset, Town of Oyster Bay, County of Nassau and State of New York, known and designated as Section 25 Block 54 and Lot 16 Said premises known as 52 STRATFORD PLACE, SYOSSET, NY Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment and Terms of Sale. We are a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Index Number 13660/2012. JAMES PANOS, ESQ., Referee STAGG, TERENZI, CONFUSIONE & WABNIK, LLP

Attorney(s) for Plaintiff 401 Franklin Avenue, Suite 300, Garden City, NY 11530 SYO 4162 4X 03/16,23, 30; 5/6 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT, NASSAU COUNTY, WB KIRBY HILL LLC, Plaintiff v. ERIC KUVYKIN and SVETLANA SHNEYDERSHTEYNKUVYKIN, et al, Defendants. Index No. 14-4475. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated September 8, 2017 and duly entered herein on September 25, 2017 (the “Judgment”), I, the undersigned Referee in said Judgment will sell at public auction to the highest bidder at the Calendar Control Part Courtroom of the Supreme Court, Nassau County, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, New York 11501 on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 11:30 A.M., the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold. The premises therein described are situated in the Village of Muttontown, Town of Oyster Bay, County of Nassau, State of New York, known as and by the street number 11 Mansion Hill Drive, Syosset, New York, designated as Section 15, Block 206, Lot 80 and more fully described in the Judgment. Premises will be sold subject to the provisions of the Judgment, Index No. 14-4775 and the Terms of Sale, all of which are available from plaintiff’s counsel upon request. The approximate amount of Judgment is $3,432,193.32 plus interest and costs as provided in the Judgment. The successful bidder will be required to deposit 10% of the bid by certified or official bank check, unendorsed, made payable to the Referee. Jane Shrenkel, Esq., Referee (516) 825-2472. Rosenberg Fortuna & Laitman, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, 666 Old Country Road, Suite 810,

Garden City, New York 11530 (516) 228-6666, Attention: Anthony R. Filosa, Esq. SYO 4163 1X 03/16 30,04/06 LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that an order granted by the Supreme Court, Nassau County, on the 31 day of August, 2017, bearing Index Number 17/003336, a copy of which may be examined at the office of the clerk, located at 240 Old Country Road, Mineola, New York grants me the right to assume the name of ANGELA JIHYE JANG. The city and state of my present address are SYOSSET, NY the month and year of my birth are June, 2003; the place of my birth is Flushing,NY; my present name is JIHYE ANGELA JANG SYO 4164 1X 03/16 LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that an order entered by the Supreme court, Nassau county, on the 21st day of February, bearing Index Number 601718-18, a copy of which may be examined at the office of the clerk, located at 240 Old Country Road, Mineola, New York, grants me the right to assume my child’s name of Harry Chen. The city and state of my address are Syosset, NY; the month and year of my child’s birth are May, 2005; place of my child’s birth is Monterey Park, CA, U.S.; my child’s present name is Harry Xie. Ling Chen 3/12/18 SYO 4165 1X 03/16 NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU, VENTURES TRUST 2013-I-H-R BY MCM CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC, ITS TRUSTEE, PLAINTIFF, V. NAZIHA BOULMAROUF, ET AL., DEFENDANTS. Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed on January 23, 2018, I, the undersigned Referee will

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sell at public auction at the CCP (Calendar Control Part Courtroom) in the Supreme Court, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, NY on March 27, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., premises known as 22 Saratoga Drive, Jericho, NY. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Oyster Bay, County of Nassau and State of New York, Section 11, Block 453 and Lot 17. Approximate amount of judgment is $1,409,879.65 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index # 018588/2010. Brian Carmody, Esq., Referee Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., Attn: Jackie Halpern Weinstein, Esq., One Battery Park Plaza, 18th Floor, New York, New York 10004, Attorneys for Plaintiff JNJ 7869 4X 02/23,03/02,09,16 LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of L.I. TACTICAL & EDC LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/1/18. Office location: NASSAU CTY. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to B. Newman, P.O. Box 11, Glen Cove NY 11542 JNJ 7870 6X 03/02,09,16,23,30,04/06 LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of RDA Kitchen LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the SSNY on February 12, 2018. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 27 Evans Drive, Glen Head, NY 11545. Purpose: Any lawful activity. JNJ 7872 6X 03/16,23,30,04/06,13,20

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Telly Leung, Broadway’s Aladdin, will be conducting a master class at our summer theatre camp!


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Medusa Little Laxers Program is coming to the North Shore for the first time this Spring for Girls & Boys Ages 3 to 8!

Due to popular demand, Medusa Lacrosse, the Garden City community’s premier, go-to youth lacrosse program is expanding to Roslyn/Port Washington/ Manhasset area. The Little Laxers program has introduced thousands of children ages 3-8 to the sport of lacrosse and helped nurture a love and passion for the game. Medusa is run by the Fiore sisters who were both 4 year starters on the G.C. High School Varsity Lacrosse Team and went on to play collegiate Division 1 level lacrosse at Princeton and Boston College. The program is known for its energy, positivity, creativity and ability to break down all the core concepts and fundamentals into fun drills and games that are challenging, competitive and appeal to those children who are hesitant to try a new sport. Here’s one of many of our testimonials that sums it up nicely: “My daughter loves Medusa Little Laxers! I was so happy to find a program that makes learning a team sport so much fun. Who says you can’t dress up like a superhero or princess AND learn how to play lacrosse? And why not warm up by playing a game of freeze tag, or go on an Easter egg hunt with your lacrosse stick? It’s no wonder that even at three years of age, it was the one activity that my daughter was consistently excited to attend, and her subsequent progress in learning the sport reflects that! Jackie does such a great job leading the Little Laxers program and is a wonderful role model for the kids—she leads with so much enthusiasm and positivity and brings a great energy to the field! She really makes each and every child feel like they are part of the Medusa family.” – Jill, Garden City resident and mother of a 5 year old girl who has been attending Little Laxers clinics for the past 2 years.

Medusa Little Laxers Monday Spring Clinic Girls & Boys

Dates: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21 & June 4 Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Ages: 4 - 8 years old Cost: $150 per player (before April 9th) $165 (After April 9th) Location: Christopher Morley Park 500 Searingtown Rd N, Roslyn NY

Equipment Needed: Girls: lacrosse stick, goggles & mouth guard -- Boys Ages 3 & 4: Stick & Gloves -Boys Ages 5 and Up: Stick, Helmet & Full Pads To Register: Visit Click on the “Registration Forms” Tab “Little Laxers Monday Spring Clinic – Roslyn”



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