Sound Of Music At JCC

The Sound of Music is Feb. 7.

The Sound of Music is Feb. 7.

A timeless American classic is coming to the East Hills next month, as the Sid Jacobson Community Players will present a production of The Sound of Music. The dates of the production are: Saturday, Jan. 31, at 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 8, at 2 p.m.

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Social Skills Are Needed

East Hills students work on their social and academic skills

East Hills students work on their social and academic skills

Second Step is a research-based program that feels like play but builds critical social and school-readiness skills. These skills help young children recognize and manage their emotions, develop care and concern for others, establish positive relationships, make responsible decisions and handle challenging situations constructively. [Read more...]

Grant For North Shore

Andrew Malekoff and Dr. Nellie Taylor-Walthrust

Andrew Malekoff and Dr. Nellie Taylor-Walthrust

The Dammann Fund, Inc. has awarded North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center with a grant of $10,000 to support its Good Beginnings for Babies (GBB) program, a service that operates out of the Guidance Center’s Leeds Place in Westbury and offers support for pregnant and parenting teens.

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Kafri Organized 5K Run/Walk

Yariv Kafri

Yariv Kafri

Roslyn resident Yariv Kafri, in conjunction with Supportersize organized a 5K trail walk/run set for Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Woodbury location of the Nassau Suffolk Greenbelt trail.  [Read more...]

Willets Road Holiday Concert

More than 60 fifth-to-seventh graders from Willets Road’s Wind Ensemble performed at their annual holiday concert in the Hay Barn

More than 60 fifth-to-seventh graders from Willets Road’s Wind Ensemble performed at their annual holiday concert.

More than 60 fifth-to-seventh graders from Willets Road’s Wind Ensemble performed at their annual holiday concert in the Hay Barn at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay on Wednesday, December 10, at noon. [Read more...]

Hadassah Holiday Luncheon

Ellen Broder, Paula Ferstenberg, Judi Bosworth, Ellen Ritz, Carrie Gordon and Susan Leitman.

Ellen Broder, Paula Ferstenberg, Judi Bosworth, Ellen Ritz, Carrie Gordon and Susan Leitman.

Earlier this month, Roslyn Hadassah held its annual Holiday Luncheon at Mim’s Restaurant. Among those attending was Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth. The chapter has over 1,400 members, making it one of the North Shore region’s largest organizations. From left: Ellen Broder, Paula Ferstenberg, Judi Bosworth, Ellen Ritz, Carrie Gordon and Susan Leitman.

 

 

 

Village Employee Saves Infant

Mineola Village Hall

Mineola Village Hall

It may be too early to call it a Christmas miracle, but John Chilcott from the Village of Mineola’s building department gave a local mother an early gift after saving her infant son from dying in Village Hall in Mineola yesterday.

“It was just instinct,” he said. “I just used three fingers, pressed on his chest little and it brought him around. It can’t hurt to know CPR.” [Read more...]

Board To Honor Lettera

 

Joe Lettera speaking at his Hall of Fame induction

Joe Lettera speaking at his Hall of Fame induction

Former Roslyn High School basketball coach Joe Lettera is being honored at the Roslyn Board of Education meeting on Thursday, Dec. 18 at Roslyn High School.  [Read more...]

Curriculum Ideas For Schools

 

Roslyn High School

Roslyn High School

It was an introduction to Engineering Design at the most recent Roslyn School District board meeting as Science teacher, William Marvin and Photography teacher, Richard Ritter discussed the course which is part of Project Lead the Way. Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is the nation’s leading provider of K-12 STEM programs. [Read more...]

Malekoff Honored

Andrew Malekoff

Andrew Malekoff

Andrew Malekoff, North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center CEO, has been named as the 2014 Outstanding Provider of the Year in Delivering Integrated Care to Families by the Nassau County Department of Human Services. [Read more...]