Viscardi Draws Star Lineup For Sports Night

Viscardi_052015ABy Richard Tedesco

The stars turned out in strength for the Viscardi Center’s 49th annual Celebrity Sports Night, helping the Albertson-based school and vocational center draw nearly $1 million in donations on Thursday, May 14. [Read more…]

NYCB Foundation Donation

fundThe Roslyn-based NYCB Foundation is supporting the efforts of the Family & Children’s Association (FCA) with a $15,000 grant. [Read more…]

Ambalu Jewelers Hosts Museum Benefit

AMbula_052015AThe Roslyn Harbor-based Nassau County Museum of Art was the beneficiary of a party hosted by Ambalu Jewelers of East Hills. [Read more…]

Israeli Independence Celebration

Anna_05615Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Anna Kaplan attended the Ahavat Shalom Men’s Committee dinner event celebrating the 67th anniversary of Israel’s Independence last month. The event this year was held at the Royalton Country Club in Roslyn Heights and featured guest speaker Andrew Gross, who serves as the political advisor for the Israeli Deputy Consul General. From left: Mansour Barnajian, Shahruz Shahery, political advisor to Israeli Deputy Consul General Andres Gross, Anna Kaplan and Behrouz Benjaminpour. [Read more…]

Wasserman Honored At Friendship Circle Luncheon

Honoree Connie Wasserman, Associate Executive Director at Sid Jacobson JCC.Earlier this month, Connie Wasserman, the Sid Jacobson JCC’s associate executive director, was honored in front of a sold-out crowd of 430 people at the JCC’s 12th annual Friendship Circle Luncheon at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club. [Read more…]

Junior League Hosts Kids In The Kitchen

fundThe Roslyn-based Junior League of Long Island (JLLI) recently hosted their eighth annual education and fitness initiative on childhood obesity and nutrition, titled Junior League’s Kids in the Kitchen. [Read more…]

Honors For Albertson Firemen

Firemen_04315ALast month, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilman Peter Zuckerman and Receiver of Taxes Charles Berman all honored a dozen members of the Albertson Hook and Ladder Company at their 105th annual Installation Dinner. The event was held at The Royalton in Roslyn Heights. [Read more…]

Special Passover Celebration

Sinai_04815AThis year, Temple Sinai added yet another way to embrace Passover. In this case, the event is called “Passover with Pals.” The temple hosted a seder for special needs children. Although this was the first year, it was clear that a new tradition has begun. In the words of one of the parents, “Thank you for such an engaging and interactive seder for the Chazak children. It was a great evening and the kids were really involved. The food was delicious too!” [Read more…]

Make A Resolution You Will Keep

Rahsheen Slaughter, “The Motivator,” of Locust Valley’s Meta Burn Fitness Studio

Rahsheen Slaughter, “The Motivator,” of Locust Valley’s Meta Burn Fitness Studio

If you’re like most Americans, you may have made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and get in shape; and right about now, you may be wondering whether or not you will be able to stick to your new self-imposed diet restrictions and exercise routine for the next 11 and a half months. Luckily, local residents have several options for guidance, including the Meta Burn Fitness Studio in Locust Valley, which will be opening a second location at 68 West Main St. in Oyster Bay. [Read more…]

Judgeship For Doddato

FrankEast Hills resident Frank A. Doddato was recently appointed a judge in the Nassau County District Court by County Executive Ed Mangano. Doddato has been practicing law for over 40 years and brings to the position of wealth of experience in the field of criminal law.