Mayor’s Trophy Tourney

mayor_103114AThe finals of the East Hills Mayor’s Trophy Softball Tournament game were recently played at The Park At East Hills. The day started with the introduction of the two teams followed by the first pitch being thrown out by Village Trustee Brian Meyerson. [Read more...]

Award Of Distinction

Hilda_103114AOnly weeks after Hilda Yohalem declined to run for re-election as president of the Norgate Civic Association, Mayor Michael Koblenz and the members of the Board of Trustees honored Yohalem for her outstanding service to the community.  [Read more...]

Chinese Art, Then And Now

Chinese, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912)

Chinese, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912)

China Then and Now, the latest exhibit at the Roslyn Harbor-based Nassau County Museum of Art, brings together exemplary Chinese works of art from the classical, early modern and contemporary periods. The exhibition explores three millennia of one of the world’s most important artistic traditions from the perspective of American collectors on Long Island, such as Childs and Frances Frick and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler. The exhibition opens at the museum on Saturday, Nov. 22 and remains on view through March 8, 2015. [Read more...]

DA Rice: Local Attorney Charged

Steve Weinstock

Steve Weinstock

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the arrest of a Roslyn Heights attorney for stealing $720,000 held in an escrow account, as well as selling an East Hills property owned in the name of his law firm and pocketing over $700,000. [Read more...]

Kate White Lecture

Kate White

Kate White

On Sunday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m., mystery novelist Kate White will come to Roslyn to deliver the 31st annual William Cullen Bryant Lecture.

White is the New York Times bestselling author of nine works of fiction: six Bailey Weggins mysteries and three suspense novels, including the just-released Eyes on You, which the Los Angeles Times named as a Best of Summer Read. For fourteen years she was the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, and though she loved the job, she decided to leave in late 2013 to concentrate full time on being an author. [Read more...]

Chamber Event A Hit

Chamber members at the breakfast, along with Judy Jacobs and Wayne Wink and Peter Zuckerman

Chamber members at the breakfast, along with Judy Jacobs and Wayne Wink and Peter Zuckerman

Members of the Roslyn Chamber of Commerce attended the 30th Annual Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce Small Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast, held recently at the Crest Hollow Country Club. [Read more...]

Past Presidents Unite

Left to right: Sandy Garfunkel, Nancy Lane, Jane Schwartz, Joan Saltzman, Lucille Kantor, Dorothy Greene and Jo-Ellen Hazan

Left to right: Sandy Garfunkel, Nancy Lane, Jane Schwartz, Joan Saltzman, Lucille Kantor, Dorothy Greene and Jo-Ellen Hazan

North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, which has offices in Roslyn Heights, recently hosted a reception to celebrate the Campaign for the Next Generation and the rededication of the Lucille S. and Martin E. Kantor Bereavement & Trauma Center. [Read more...]

Cops: Man Threatens Third Precinct

Robberies_102414AA Staten Island man threatened to blow up the Third Precinct in Williston Park on Wednesday, Oct. 22, Nassau County Police reported. Authorities arrested him yesterday.

Police said John Hardy, 52, called the precinct on Hillside Avenue, claiming to be a terrorist and threatened to kill everyone by placing a bomb in the building. Hardy called the Nassau County Police Department Communication Emergency Call Center again and stated he had left a bag of dynamite inside the doorway of the Third Precinct, police stated [Read more...]

Friday Night Lights At Wheatley

Field_102414AOn Friday, Oct. 10, the Carle Place/Wheatley High School Frogs, a team that includes players from Roslyn, gave Roosevelt a run for their money with Friday night football under the lights of the Frogs’ newly turfed field. The game ended with a nail-biting 35-34 win for Roosevelt. At the game was State Senator Jack Martins, East Williston Deputy Mayor Bonnie Parente, Assemblyman Ed Ra and Legislator Nassau Laura Schaefer for the official ribbon cutting grand opening of the field.

 

 

 

 

Roslyn Commended Students

Commended students from Roslyn High School

Commended students from Roslyn High School

Twenty-five Roslyn High School students have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

They are: Meena Ardebili, Hardy Chen, Sarah Chun, Benjamin Crabtree, Joanna Eichler, Scott Feiner, Kyle Galin, John Gao, Joseph Hur, Diana Jeong Ro, Dena Kohn, Kate Kozuch, Spencer Lundy, Robert Mandel, Robert Miller, Ludia Ock, Scott Pourshalchi, Gavrielle Rood, Tyler Solomon, Tiffany Sun, Mathew Terbancea, Christian Wang, Sibo Wang, Rachel Weiss and Tina Wu. [Read more...]