South High School will be presenting its Piano Recital on Thursday, Oct. 15, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the school’s Music Suite (room 309), 341 Lakeville Rd. Students will perform classical pieces from the standard piano repertoire. The event is free and the public is warmly welcomed.
Free flu shots are available for all North Hempstead residents ages 60 and older, announced North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the town board. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 311 or 516-869-6311.
As part of its Speaker Series, the Great Neck Historical Society will host noted architect, author and historic preservationist Kevin Wolfe on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Ave.
Ilana Sedaka, a freshman at Great Neck North High School, has a passion for ice skating. And her passion for ice skating isn’t just a hobby, but a superb talent that has recently brought her to the championships in Lansing, MI, where she won the bronze national medal.
They will be recognizing Grammy Winner Vince Giordano as the Artist of Distinction, Music; Actor Navid Negahban as Artist of Distinction, Film; and Director Patricia Riggen as Woman of Influence.
Combining painting instruction with a wine bar, Muse Paintbar will open its doors on Thursday, Oct. 8, at the company’s first Long Island location at 34 Middle Neck Rd. in Great Neck Plaza. A relaxing oasis for artists and non-artists of all ages and skill levels, Muse Paintbar is a place for friends to learn, laugh, relax and celebrate life’s milestones with skilled painting instructors in a warm and inviting space.
By Allison Gayne
On Monday, Sept. 28, 83-year-old Sabina Miller of Great Neck was crowned 2015 Savvy Senior Queen. Seniors from across Long Island and Queens were showered with admiration and appreciation during Association of Generational Experts for Seniors’ (AGES) Sixth Annual Savvy Senior Day at Parker Jewish Institute in New Hyde Park.
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Waldbaum’s at 40 Great Neck Rd. is still up for auction as A&P is closing, selling or auctioning off its remaining groceries as part of its Chapter 11 proceedings.
As of this afternoon, a company spokesperson for A&P declined to comment about what transpired during the auctions yesterday and today, Oct. 8 and 9.
Forty-four seniors in the Great Neck Public Schools have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP). To achieve this honor, these students placed among the top five percent of the more than 1.5 million juniors who took the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.