Resident Gives Help

 

Reva Rothberg

Reva Rothberg

As a volunteer for the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline, Reva Rothenberg of Roslyn Heights answers calls from women concerned about breast cancer. A breast cancer survivor herself, Rothenberg is at the hotline, which is located at the Adelphi University School of Social Work in Garden City, for two hours every Wednesday. She is there to provide emotional support and information to callers going through this difficult time. [Read more...]

Pet Service Owner Turns Author

The book jacket of Bullied at the Dog Park

The book jacket of Bullied at the Dog Park

If Heather Lehrman is not yet a familiar face to local pet owners, her name is likely to soon become a household name to dog lovers and families with young children, as her children’s book, Bullied at the Dog Park, was released this week. The book is based on a real-life incident with her own dog, Herbie, and fans will have a chance to meet her and Herbie at a book signing at Petco in Glen Cove on Saturday, Oct. 25.

“I wanted to help get the message out in my own way about the effects of bullying,” says Lehrman, a resident of Great Neck. “This book teaches children valuable lessons about treating all dogs (and people) with respect, and the importance of simple kindness.” [Read more...]

Halloween Gifts For Youngsters

Roslyn students choose from Halloween gifts

Roslyn students choose from Halloween gifts

Halloween is around the corner and students at Concerned Citizens for Roslyn Youth, Inc. (CCRYINC) were the recent recipients of donated costumes for the holiday.

Shannon Soffey, an eighth grader at Roslyn Middle School volunteers her time to get Halloween costume donations, while distributing them to grateful youngsters. Specifically, students in the Safe Places After School program received the donations. [Read more...]

Halevi Talk At Temple Sinai

Yossi Klein Halevi

Yossi Klein Halevi

On Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m., Yossi Klein Halevi, author of the award-winning book Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation, will speak at Temple Sinai of Roslyn. Halevi, an American-born Israeli, is a world-renowned author, thinker and commentator on Jewish and Israeli affairs. [Read more...]

Burglaries Prompt More Police Patrols

Nassau County Police is stepping up patrols in the Roslyn, Herricks, Manhasset Hills and Searingtown areas.

Nassau County Police is stepping up patrols in the Albertson, Herricks, Manhasset Hills and Searingtown areas.

A recent rash of burglaries has local residents of communities usually known for their peaceful, safe nature looking over their shoulders. So far, break-ins number in the double-digits, and frightened locals are demanding action from the authorities to bring security back to the area as soon as possible.

Areas affected by the burglaries have included Manhasset Hills, Herricks, Albertson and Searingtown.According to Nassau County Third Precinct Commander Sean McCarthy, the incidents that have a community trembling collectively in fear began with the onset of the fall season. [Read more...]

Friends For Friends A Success

Jarred Allen (center) and two new friends

Jarred Allen (center) and two new friends

Last month, The Park At East Hills was home to Go Long For Luke, the annual flag football fundraiser, named for Luke Greenfield, a Roslyn special needs student.

On Friday, Oct. 10, there was more positive activity for local special needs students as Friends For Friends (FFF) held their first social gathering, also at The Park At East Hills. Friends For Friends is the brainchild of two Roslyn brothers, Landon and Jarred Allen. Specifically, it is a peer-mentoring program with autistic and special needs youngsters. [Read more...]

Schools Prep For Enterovirus

The non-polio enterovirus

The non-polio enterovirus

Despite the national media attention about Ebola in recent weeks, there is one virus that is actually affecting Long Islanders, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), with one of the first cases identified in North Hempstead on Sept. 18 and a recent case on Oct. 15 in Suffolk County, which school officials called for the closing of school, as a health precaution.  [Read more...]

Berman To Emcee Gala

Andrew Malekoff

Andrew Malekoff

The North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center, which has offices in Roslyn Heights, will host its annual gala at the Garden City Hotel on Saturday, Nov. 1. The night honors the Center Executive Director Andrew Malekoff. The theme for the night will be Dancing With Our Stars.

Len Berman, well-known sportscaster/author will serve as the evening’s emcee and the live auctioneer will be Greg Buttle, former All Pro Linebacker for the New York Jets and current color analyst for the Jets Radio Network. [Read more...]

Fitness Center Opening Nearby

Gitangalie Palombo and Fly High architect James Nicolazzi

Gitangalie Palombo and Fly High architect James Nicolazzi

Gitangalie Palombo, an Elmont yoga instructor, will open Fly High Dance and Fitness on the second floor at 111 E. Jericho Tpke. after getting approved by the Mineola Village Board on Wednesday. She expects to open by January 2015. Sherwin Williams occupies the main floor.

“We want to be a great addition to the community,” she said. “I hope Fly High brings a new flare to the area.” [Read more...]

A TRUE Eating Spot

True_101714AWhat’s your idea of American food? In New England it’s lobster roll. When I was in South Carolina shrimp and grits were ubiquitous. Here on Long Island is it duck breast (even though we now have only one duck farm left)? A burger? Hot dogs? Buffalo wings?

You can find all that and more at the new restaurant in Mineola, TRUE American Kitchen. [Read more...]