‘Man’ Overboard

A couple of weeks ago, the U.S. Navy announced it will consider removing “man” from nearly two dozen of its traditional job titles, including yeoman, fireman and seaman, out of necessity for a more gender-friendly military. [Read more…]

Krav Magna Arrives In East Hills

Village of East Hills Trustee Clara Pomerantz is bringing the concept of Krav Maga, Israeli self-defense to the village. “It is fun, challenging, and a useful way to stay fit,” she said. [Read more…]

Life In The Roslyn Bubble

By Josh Dinetz


There is no easy way to say this. However: We here in Roslyn live in a bubble. Roslyn is considered by us residents to be the greatest place. We have the greatest stores, restaurants, country clubs, citizens, temples, schools, hair salons, tennis facilities, cars, but do we really have the greatest attitudes? I was recently flying back from Palm Beach after spending some time with my grandparents. On my flight back, I had the opportunity to sit next to a fellow member of the Roslyn community. [Read more…]

Athletes Needed For Maccabi Games

Macabbi_021016AThe Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center is seeking Jewish teen athletes for its boys and girls soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, ice hockey, tennis and swimming teams for the 2016 JCC Maccabi Games. [Read more…]

Volunteers Package Thousands Of Meals

Last week, hundreds of Temple Sinai of Roslyn congregants came together to assist Stop Hunger Now, by pouring nutritious, dehydrated, high protein ingredients into bags that were then weighed, sealed and packed 36 to a box. The meals are comprised of rice, soy vegetables, flavoring and essential vitamins and minerals. Each package provides a reasonable serving for six and is easy to transport, store and distribute to crisis-burdened areas around the world. During the productive evening, Temple Sinai members packaged 10,000 meals. [Read more…]

A Night For The IDF

On Monday, Feb. 2, the Roslyn chapter of CTeen, an international club for Jewish teens, hosted an Israel Awareness Seminar and making care packages at the home of one of the teen leaders, Alexa Mizhiritzky. [Read more…]

Bryant Library Closings

Due to inclement weather, The Bryant Library will close at 5 p.m. on today, Monday, February 8.

Also, tonight’s Book Talk with Elizabeth Olesh is canceled and will be rescheduled to a later date. [Read more…]

Midterm Week At Wheatley

By Dr. Elaine Kanas,

East Williston School District

The calendar for the 2016-17 school year was adopted by the Board of Education at the January meeting. [Read more…]

Register Now For Adult Education

Residents of the Roslyn, Herricks, and East Williston school districts are invited to participate in the spring semester of Roslyn Adult Education. Registration is now open. Look for the catalog in the mail or online: www.roslynschools.org and click on Community and then click on Adult Education. On the website, you will also find a printable registration form. [Read more…]

Afterschool Activities Canceled

In response to the ongoing snow storm, The Wheatley High has canceled all after school activities for Monday, Feb. 8.