New Roslyn Road Speed Limit

The Town of North Hempstead has approved a resolution adopting an ordinance setting a uniform speed limit of 30 MPH on portions of Roslyn Road.

According to Councilman Peter Zuckerman, the new speed limit goes into effect immediately. Driving north, the 30 MPH is along Roslyn Road from Jericho Turnpike, all the way up to the Long Island Expressway service road. It passes through Roslyn Heights, the Roslyn Country Club, Temple Sinai, Temple Beth Sholom, the Holiday Farms shopping center and the new Dunkin’ Donuts franchise. The vote on the new ordinance was unanimous. [Read more...]

New Speed Limit For Roslyn Road

Lawmakers continue to battle the traffic situation on Roslyn Road.

At a recent Town of North Hempstead meeting, the council, according to published reports, voted to set a 30 mph speed limit from the north curb line of I.U. Willets Road to the west side from the Long Island Expressway north Service Road. Councilman Peter Zuckerman who represents the Roslyn area on the town council sponsored the bill.

Roslyn Road has also seen the establishment of electronic speed limit signs reminding drivers on exactly how fast they are driving. There has also been a sign alerting of the intersection with Roslyn Road and Locust Lane.

trafficThe recent flurry of action is due to two fatal accidents, which have taken place on Roslyn Road this past year alone, one in March and the other, the next month in April.

Also according to published reports, Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs (D – Woodbury) is pushing for a traffic light at Roslyn Road and Locust Lane, the intersection where one of the fatalities took place.

No Arrests In Roslyn Heights Robbery

The Third Squad is investigating a robbery that occurred in Roslyn Heights on Monday, Sept. 15 at 1:11 pm.

According to detectives, a man approached a 58-year-old woman who had loaded up her car with groceries and was sitting in her 2013 Mercedes Benz parked in the Holiday Farms lot located at 374 Roslyn Rd.

The man, detectives added, demanded her jewelry and took a wedding ring that was on her finger. The subject then fled on foot east on the south service road of the Long Island Expressway.

The Roslyn Middle School and the Locust Lane School located nearby were locked down as a precaution, detectives said. The Nassau County Aviation and Canine Unit assisted in the search.

The male subject, detectives added, is described as being a black male, 30-40 years of age, gray hooded sweatshirt, khaki pants. There were no injuries reported.

Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

Speed Limits And Roslyn Road

trafficOn Tuesday, Sept. 9, the Town of North Hempstead will consider two amendments affecting driving life in Roslyn.

The most significant is an amendment that would lower the speed limit for traffic along Roslyn Road. Currently, that thoroughfare has three speed limits: 40, 35 and 30 mph. The amendment would lower the speed limit to below 40 mph at all times. [Read more...]

Report Graffiti To 311

graffRoslyn residents who discover incidences of graffiti in the area are being urged to contact the Town of North Hempstead’s 311 Call Center.

“Reporting graffiti to 311 will enable members from the Town’s Public Safety Department to deal appropriately with the matter,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth. “This in turn, will allow the town to follow up with each case individually and issue the necessary notice of violations.” [Read more...]

Stalking, Robbery Arrest In Roslyn

crimeThree people were arrested for petit larceny, aggravated harassment and criminal possession of drugs which occurred in Roslyn Heights beginning Monday, August 11 at 8 p.m., police say.

According to detectives, Jay Capodiferro, 29, of Roslyn Heights, along with Janine Devlin, 29, of Albertson, took assorted pieces of jewelry from a female victim, while in the victim’s home in Roslyn Heights.  [Read more...]

Police Blotter: Reported Incidents, August 7 – 14

Roslyn LogoBetween August 8 and August 12, a victim reported the control panel was stolen of his generator which was located in his yard at Horseshoe Lane in Roslyn Heights.

Between August 7 and 8, playground equipment was damaged on Warner Avenue in Roslyn Heights.

On August 10, a victim reported that property was stolen from her unlocked vehicle while it was parked on Beverly Drive in Albertson.

Roslyn Estates Road Safety Study

roslynAt the request of Roslyn Estates Mayor Jeffrey B. Schwartzberg and State Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola), the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is studying safety improvements along Northern Boulevard in Roslyn Estates. Martins represents the Roslyn area in Albany. 

Specifically, the DOT is examining the installation of a left turn lane and left turn signal on westbound Northern Boulevard at The Locusts.  Safety concerns was the driving force behind the request by both men. Martins’s office said the DOT would make its determination after an extensive investigation, which includes reviewing accident reports and conducting field surveys. [Read more...]

Speed Enforcement Cameras

trafficThis fall, speed enforcement cameras are coming to Harbor Hill School.

On June 25, a Nassau County bill that allowed for the deployment of speed cameras to school zones for each of the school districts in Nassau County was signed into law.

The implementation of these enforcement cameras took effect this summer and will be operational on scheduled school days throughout the year. [Read more...]

Hagedorn Vandals Sought

usPolice are asking for the public’s help in identifying the pictured suspects in connection with damaging the property of the Hagedorn Foundation in Roslyn Harbor.

Police say on July 5, at approximately 10:45 p.m., the subjects broke into the property at 225 Bryant Ave. and caused damage to a window, door and motion detection light valued at $1,500. The subjects are described as two white males, and one white female. The subjects were seen entering the pictured black, 4-door sedan, and leaving the scene in an unknown direction. [Read more...]