In order to adapt to a changing healthcare environment, one of Manhattan’s elite healthcare providers has teamed up with Huntington Medical Group – a 365-day-a-year practice that sees approximately 1,000 patients each day.
When the judges’ decision was announced Friday night at the Barclays Center, Greenlawn’s Chris Algieri was unanimously defeated by Amir Khan. Through 12 rounds, the judges ruled, Khan was the better boxer.
Yet, in the eyes of many, Algieri was the better performer. Thanks to an aggressive new style, the 31-year-old former world champion was a victor even in defeat.
Continuing with the recent trend of renovations and additions to St. Anthony’s High School, officials announced last week plans for a new stadium to be constructed on the southeast lawn of the South Huntington school’s property.
As the 2014-2015 Half Hollow Hills West boys varsity basketball team reached yet another Suffolk County championship game this past March, hundreds looked on from the bleachers in anticipation, excitement and – perhaps most importantly for the growth of the program – awe. Part of that crowd, the youth of the Half Hollow Hills community, watched the Colts intently – some with the desire to one day play in a game of that magnitude themselves.
An underdog; a long shot; an unknown – time and time again, Greenlawn’s Chris Algieri has been overlooked. While not ideal, these mantras haven’t slowed the 31-year-old professional boxer – if anything, he’s embraced them.
“That’s what I’ve been my whole career: an underdog,” Algieri said. “I’m a kid from Long Island; I’m not supposed to be boxing.”