Sopranos Stars To Host Auction

Tony Sirico (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Tony Sirico
(Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The Sopranos stars Tony Sirico (Paulie “Walnuts” Gualtieri) and Steve Schirripa (Bobby “Bacala” Baccalieri) with host this year’s Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center Auction for Excellence, an Epicurean Event at Glen Oaks Club, Old Westbury on Thursday, March 19. [Read more…]

Historic House Renovation

The historic house under discussion (Photo by Adam Sternberg)

The historic house under discussion
(Photo by Adam Sternberg)

Many villages don’t restrict residents from making aesthetic changes to their homes. On the other hand, the Village of Roslyn is famous for wanting to maintain its unique character and historic flavor. To that end, Roslyn contains two protection zones, officially known as historic districts, one for the village and the second for buildings and residences that meet the zones’ criteria. [Read more…]

Gjonlekaj Named Co-Player Of Week

Mark Gjonlekaj with the rock

Mark Gjonlekaj with the rock

The 2014-15 basketball season ended last week for the Old Westbury Panthers as they lost to Sage College in Skyline Conference semifinal action. [Read more…]

Bulldogs Fall Short In Playoffs

Keandre Augustine looks for the open man.

Keandre Augustine looks for the open man.

The Roslyn Bulldogs traveled a long way in the 2014-15 basketball season. They regrouped from last year to post winning records in both Conference A-III and overall play. Seeded number 11 in Conference A playoff action, the Bulldogs won a string of improbable victories to make it to semifinal action. However, a great season came to an end last Saturday night as Roslyn fell, 47-42 to Valley Stream South. [Read more…]

Scotto Would Revamp DA’s Office

DA_021815AMichael Scotto has big plans for the Nassau County District Attorney’s office. He plans to run against—and defeat Madeline Singas—in the September primary and move on to win the District Attorney election in November. Singas is acting DA, having been elevated to the role in January, when sitting DA Kathleen Rice was elected to Congress. [Read more…]

Rugby Tryouts Ongoing

RUgby_022515ARugby, one of the world’s most popular sports, has its presence on Long Island with the Long Island Colts Boys’ Rugby Club. [Read more…]

Adult Education Classes

Roslyn LogoOn Monday, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 10:30 a.m., Rabbi Cohen’s adult education class will discuss Rabbi Judah Halevi’s timeless classic, The Kuzari. This book influenced authors for centuries and created a framework for understanding Jewish beliefs that retains its relevance even today. [Read more…]

Guttell Joins Law Firm

Adam Guttell

Adam Guttell

Roslyn resident Adam Guttell has joined Martin Clearwater & Bell’s (MCB) employment and labor practice group as a partner. Guttell joins the firm from Jackson Lewis, PC. [Read more…]

Pols Hear Education Concerns

From left: Congressman Steve Israel, Roger Tilles of the New York State Board of Regents, Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs, Assemblyman Charles Lavine (Photos by Chris Boyle)

From left: Congressman Steve Israel, Roger Tilles of the New York State Board of Regents, Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs, Assemblyman Charles Lavine
(Photos by Chris Boyle)

On the frosty morning of Feb. 7, residents of Syosset, Jericho and Plainview packed themselves into the cafeteria of Syosset’s Harry B. Thompson Elementary School to break bread with local politicians while airing concerns and opinions in regards to the state of education in New York today. [Read more…]

Purim At JCC

The Sid Jacobson JCC is holding two Purim-related events in March. On Sunday, March 1, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., the JCC will hold a Purim Character Breakfast. Grab your favorite costume and enjoy breakfast with favorite Purim characters. [Read more…]