Roslyn News

Breakfast For Town Interns

Top row, left to right: Jane Viola, Kristin Leung, Daisy Calle, Kimberly Corcoran-Galante, Commissioner of Community Services, Ayla Gioia, Aleen Sutar Faraz Sewani, Sabereh Samet, Legislative Aide to Anna Kaplan, Director of Communications Carole Trottere, Director of Town Stat Steven Pollack, Comptroller Kathleen Mitterway, Deputy  Comptroller Diane Chambers, Town Supervisor’s Chief of Staff Cindy Cardinal, Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilwoman Lee Seeman, Town Clerk Wayne Wink, Director of Operations Robert Troiano, Human Resources Commissioner Bob Weitzner Bottom Row, left to right: Angelique Evangelista, Brett Lake, Jordan Popofsky, Jessica Nott,  Maximilian Johnson, Hayley Kerr, James Kaczmarczyk, Brian Eddings, Emily Lattner, Billy Riggin, Tesia Moore, Alexandra Miceli, Matt Wigler and Ethan Namigohar.

Top row, left to right: Jane Viola, Kristin Leung, Daisy Calle, Kimberly Corcoran-Galante, Commissioner of Community Services, Ayla Gioia, Aleen Sutar Faraz Sewani, Sabereh Samet, Legislative Aide to Anna Kaplan, Director of Communications Carole Trottere, Director of Town Stat Steven Pollack, Comptroller Kathleen Mitterway, Deputy
Comptroller Diane Chambers, Town Supervisor’s Chief of Staff Cindy Cardinal, Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilwoman Lee Seeman, Town Clerk Wayne Wink, Director of Operations Robert Troiano, Human Resources Commissioner Bob Weitzner Bottom Row, left to right: Angelique Evangelista, Brett Lake, Jordan Popofsky, Jessica Nott,
Maximilian Johnson, Hayley Kerr, James Kaczmarczyk, Brian Eddings, Emily Lattner, Billy Riggin, Tesia Moore, Alexandra Miceli, Matt Wigler and Ethan Namigohar.

Interns from all Town of North Hempstead departments and offices came together earlier this month to enjoy breakfast with Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and other Town officials. They include Jane Viola, Jordan Popofsky and Aleen Sutar of Roslyn and Ayla Gioia of Albertson.

Supervisor Judi Bosworth hosted the breakfast to thank the interns for the wonderful work they’ve done for the Town this summer, and to speak to them about working in governments. [Read more...]

Roslyn Studio Celebrates 1 Year

Instructors Krizia and Luca Balestra Italian Dance Sport Federation Champions

Instructors Krizia and Luca Balestra Italian Dance Sport Federation Champions

The stage set, the floor ready and the music and performances divine. Ballroom dancers and enthusiasts recently flocked to the beautiful city-chic Haute Durvo to celebrate the much-anticipated First Year Anniversary of Roslyn’s newly established and thriving Ballroom Palace dance studio, 55 Lumber Rd.

The evening included a one-hour New York style Hustle dance lesson with entertainer and DJ, Louis Delprete, and owner Irina Boubnovskaia, where it continued with a party of performances and social dancing.

Professional instructors, students from youth to adult levels displayed their intermediate and advanced skill dancing to the flow of classic and contemporary music including Waltz, Fox Trot, Tango, Salsa, Cha Cha and Quick Step, and then the night opened up for social dancing.

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Roslynians Launch Online Market

marketScott Reich and Michael Winik, two Roslyn natives and childhood friends, decided recently to give up their professional lives and go into the food market business together.

Reich and Winik, both also graduates of Wheatley High School, left their respective careers as an attorney and investment banker to pursue their business dream, the online food market, OurHarvest. [Read more...]

Town Tax Payments Due In August

fundsThe last day to pay the Town of North Hempstead 2014 General taxes—second-half bill without a penalty is Monday, Aug. 11. To avoid a penalty, mailed payments must be postmarked no later than Aug. 11. Receiver of Taxes Charles Berman reminds taxpayers that office postage meters are not official postmarks.

For in-person payments, the Receiver of Taxes office at 200 Plandome Road in Manhasset (Town Hall Annex) will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 11. [Read more...]

Top Honors For McKenna

richIt’s one thing to work hard each day helping ensure that customers get the insurance coverage they want to protect them from the unthinkable. It’s another to get recognized for outstanding service and business results.

Allstate exclusive agency owner Richard McKenna, whose office is in Roslyn Heights, has just learned he is one of the top Allstate agencies in the nation in auto, property and commercial insurance and financial service sales. Allstate Insurance Company is recognizing McKenna for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitability. [Read more...]

1970s Photorealism At NCMA

ncamThe new exhibit, “Still Life: 1970s Photorealism,” which runs at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn through Nov. 9, got off to a festive start last week with an opening reception.

Showcasing works from the Yale University Art Gallery, the exhibit takes viewers back to the turbulent 1970s, with pieces by such artists as Audrey Flack, Ralph Goings, Duane Hanson, Malcolm Morley, Ben Schonzeit and Idelle Weber.

Area residents at the Friday, July 18, event were enthusiastic about the show. [Read more...]

Mobile Office Hours For Seniors

rosAre you a senior looking to make improvements to your home? The Town’s Building Department is making special mobile office hours for seniors.

In Roslyn, the office is located at the town’s Department of Services for the Aging, 470 Old Westbury Rd., Roslyn Heights.
Whether you are selling your house, making changes to your home, or wondering if you have any open permits, the Town of North Hempstead will be coming to Roslyn with all the information that you need. The town’s Applicant Advocate will be on hand along with Building Department personnel to answer any questions you might have.

To make an appointment, call 311 or 516-869-6311.

JAFCO Fundraiser For Children

freshairOn Thursday, July 31, the Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options (JAFCO) will hold its fifth annual Long Island fundraising day, “Fun in the Sun” at Glen Head County Club. 

Numerous Roslyn area residents are involved with the planning and operation of the fundraiser. They include Pearl Halegua, who is JAFCO’s Northeast Chapter president. Halegua is being assisted in preparing for the big day by longtime Roslyn resident Ronna Niederman. Other local residents assisting Halegua and Niederman are Deborah Agulnick, Laurie Drucker, Kim Floam, Joan Grant, Alexis Kaminoff, Lisa Levine, Amy Levy, Susan Lipper, Linda Moskowitz, Ronna Niederman, Rose Schecter, Stacey Spitalnick, Susan Tashlik and Dorine Wulwick. [Read more...]

Multimedia Learning Center Opens

picLast month, the Alberston-based Viscardi Center dedicated its fully accessible Viscardi Multimedia Learning Center, made possible by the generosity of long-time supporters and Roslyn area residents John and Janet Kornreich.

The facility offers a wide range of new capabilities that will benefit the children and adults with disabilities served by the Center. [Read more...]

Roslyn Org Needs Volunteers

boatingChild Abuse Prevention Services ( CAPS), Long Island’s leading organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect, is looking for concerned adults to volunteer to train and present our acclaimed in-school programs on bullying, Internet safety, and child abuse to students across Long Island. The programs are offered to all grades at no cost.

“The demand for CAPS Workshops for fall 2014 has been tremendous, so it is critical that we recruit volunteers to join our mission to keep every child safe from harm,” according to Alane Fagin, Executive Director.   All volunteers are provided with free professional training at our Roslyn office.  Volunteers may choose which programs that they would like to train in , as well as the grades they wish to speak to. [Read more...]