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...]

Two Trapped In Ceiling Collapse

PAL Environmental workers and Nassau County Police were on scene. Photo by Rich Forestano

PAL Environmental workers and Nassau County Police were on scene. Photo by Rich Forestano

Two construction workers were hurt after a ceiling collapsed in a defunct Nassau County office building on Friday at 10 a.m. in Mineola, Nassau County Police reported. According to Vincent Garcia, a detective with Nassau County Police Department’s Public Information Office, 19 workers were prepping the former Nassau County Social Services Building at 101 County Seat Drive for asbestos removal and renovation when the ceiling fell.

“Seventeen [workers] were accounted for and two were apparently trapped,” said Garcia. “They were decontaminated and taken to an area hospital. The other 17 are being decontaminated as a precaution.” [Read more...]

JCC To Assist Seniors

 

Town of North Hempstead Councilman Peter J. Zuckerman of East Hills and Jamy Santoro

Town of North Hempstead Councilman Peter J. Zuckerman of East Hills and Jamy Santoro

The senior center at the East Hills-based Sid Jacobson JCC is part of a program, Virtual Senior Center (VSC), one designed to assist homebound seniors in Nassau County.

The Long Island VSC, which is sponsored by The Selfhelp/Kimmel nonprofit partnership is an innovative program using technology to connect homebound elderly through live interactive classes and online activities to help thwart the deleterious effects of social isolation. [Read more...]

Bulldogs Remain Undefeated

Roslyn soccer in action

Roslyn soccer in action

Soccer is the word as the Roslyn High School fall sports season heads towards the end of October.

Both the boys’ and girls’ varsity squads continued to play winning ball in Conference A-II play. The boys’ team is undefeated, while the girls’ squad has lost only one game. [Read more...]

Roslyn Students Honored

From left to right: Anthony Graffigna, Sarah Golden, Arjun Kapoor, Courtney Schwartz, Rohan Gulati, Bonnie Lerman, Harris Wekselblatt and Leigh Anderson.

From left to right: Anthony Graffigna, Sarah Golden, Arjun Kapoor, Courtney Schwartz, Rohan Gulati, Bonnie Lerman, Harris Wekselblatt and Leigh Anderson.

Eight Wheatley School students, including those from Roslyn, have been named commended students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. The Roslyn students are Rohan Gulati, Bonnie Lerman, Courtney Schwartz and Harris Wekselblatt. [Read more...]

A Republican Vote For Haber

As a registered Republican for many years, who is crossing party lines to vote for Adam Haber for state senate, I feel compelled to write this letter regarding the current negative smear campaign that Senator Jack Martins (R-Mineola) seems to be running against Haber as it has contributed to my decision to cross party lines and vote for Haber. [Read more...]

Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 15

 

Simchat Torah Evening Service

 

The community is invited to come at 7 p.m. to Simchat Torah Evening Service and Consecration. This special evening includes the chanting of the end and the beginning of the Torah, and so younger worshippers can participate, we unroll a sacred scroll down the center of the sanctuary.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org. [Read more...]

Urbach Coming To Glen Cove

Jourdan Urbach

Jourdan Urbach

On Sunday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m., Roslyn native Jourdan Urbach will be performing in the St. Patrick’s on the Hill Beacon Music Series at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, 235 Glen St., Glen Cove.

On that date, the music series is celebrating its eighth season. Soprano Erika Dyer and Glen Cove pianist Dr. Karen M. Beluso will join Urbach.
Urbach, a Juilliard violinist, social entrepreneur, Yale graduate and Jefferson Award winner, performs and composes in his original musical style that fuses classical, jazz, blues and contemporary genres. [Read more...]