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Fencing Teams Are Division Champs

Junior Macy Meng, reigning Nassau County champion in girls épée, scored a touch during a fencing tournament. (Photo courtesy of The Southerner)

Junior Macy Meng, reigning Nassau County champion in girls épée, scored a touch during a fencing tournament.
(Photo courtesy of The Southerner)

The North High School Girls and Boys Fencing Teams and the South High School Girls Fencing Team have clinched their respective Division titles.

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Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics

Brave souls take part in a recent Polar Plunge.

Brave souls take part in a recent Polar Plunge.

Non-plungers can join the fun with the new “Chicken Coop”

Join hundreds of community members who will be Freezin’ for a Reason on Saturday, March 5, for the 12th Annual Town of North Hempstead Polar Plunge at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington.

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St. Aloysius 7th Grade CYO Girls Bring Home 1st Place

BasketballTeam_020316.AThe St. Aloysius seventh-grade CYO girls basketball team brought home first place at the St. Vincent De Paul’s 37th Annual Tournament. [Read more…]

Great Neck Syncro Teams Skate To The Colonials

Ice Gems team with Coaches (from left) Erica Beggs, Audra Smith and Carole Liotti

Ice Gems team with Coaches (from left) Erica Beggs, Audra Smith and Carole Liotti

The Great Neck Park District Synchronized Skating Teams, the Icettes, the Icicles and the Ice Gems, performed at the 32nd Annual Colonial Classic, a Synchronized Skating Team competition, on Friday, Jan. 8, through Sunday, Jan. 10, in Lowell, Massachusetts, which was a great accomplishment for these skaters.

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Yoga Instructor Larry Weinberg Leads By Example

YogaInstructor_12016.ALarry Weinberg is well-known in and around Great Neck for his many years of teaching yoga and guiding his students on their spiritual path.

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Rescheduled: Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest

KCBasketball_012016AThe Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest, which was scheduled to be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, at Saint Mary’s Elementary School has been rescheduled due to the threat of inclement weather this coming weekend.

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New Twist On Hoops For Harrison

Ethan Bradford, Harrison Gillman and Jagger Gillman with Assemblyman Charles Lavine at last year’s Hoops for Harrison

Ethan Bradford, Harrison Gillman and Jagger Gillman with Assemblyman Charles Lavine at last year’s Hoops for Harrison

Cousins Jagger Gillman and Ethan Bradford have once again organized the annual Hoops for Harrison fundraiser, though they have decided to change things up a bit this year. [Read more…]

Synchro Teams Competed At The 2015 Terry Conners Open 

The Ice Gems

The Ice Gems

On Dec. 5 and 6, the Great Neck Park District Synchro Teams competed at the 2015 Terry Conners Synchro Open in Stamford, [Read more…]

Hockey Clinics Offered Daily During Break

Photo by Michele Siegel

Photo by Michele Siegel

During holiday break, the Great Neck Park District offered daily hockey clinics to skaters ages 6 [Read more…]

The Special Olympics, A Special Place For Me

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By Eliana Smooha

When I entered the Great Neck North Middle School gym on a Friday evening about two years ago, I did not know what to expect. [Read more…]