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What Are You Reading Next?

booksDuring the summer months we have more time to catch up on our leisure reading. Wondering what to read next? The Jericho Public Library offers an email newsletter service called NextReads.

As a Jericho cardholder, you can subscribe to any of the 22 different newsletters and get reading lists delivered right to your inbox. [Read more...]

Home Staging In Syosset Jericho

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The backyard of this North Shore home was staged by Staging Magic to have a more inviting, spacious appeal.

“Home staging,” the rearranging of furniture and decorating of home interiors and even exteriors to make them more presentable and appealing to the greatest number of prospective buyers, is taking on a new popularity.

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North Shore Barbeque A Success

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Click image for more pictures from the barbeque.

“This is a wonderful way to connect with other members of Brotherhood, which focuses on building camaraderie among our members, and instilling a strong sense of community away from the hectic pressures of our day-to-day lives,” said Brotherhood Co-President Jeffrey Levine. [Read more...]

PSEG To Hold Public Hearings

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This week, PSEG kicks off two weeks of public hearings on their proposed Utility 2.0 plan, part of Governor Cuomo’s promise to reorganize LIPA as a 21st century utility. Read more… 

Tobay Program Registration

waterThe Town of Oyster Bay’s Department of Community and Youth offer exciting new workshops for the Fall 2014 season, and registration for all applications is open from now until September 22. A variety of courses for adults and children will be offered at the North Massapequa Community Center, William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, and Syosset-Woodbury Community Center throughout the season.

Workshops for adults include origami, water coloring, oil & acrylic painting, drawing fundamentals, digital photography, Zumba fitness and beyond. Highlights for children workshops include fun activities like juggling (Grades 2 & up), filmmaking (Grades 3-6), guitar lessons (Grades 3-5), Chess (Grades 2-6), and much more. [Read more...]

Speed Cameras Coming To Schools

Cantiague Rock Road in Front of Cantiague Elementary in Jericho

Cantiague Rock Road in Front of Cantiague Elementary in Jericho

This fall, speed enforcement cameras are coming to Baylis Elementary School on Woodbury Road in the Syosset School District and Cantiague Elementary School on Cantiague Rock road in the Jericho School District.

Locations for the speed cameras were chosen by the County Engineering Department based upon on-site observations, said Leg. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury). There will be a sign prior to the school warning of the existence of the device. [Read more...]

Virtue, Valor At All-Star Game

AllStarAAndrew Alejo, Cole Samaroo and Jonathan Klobus represented Syosset High School on Saturday, June 21, at Glen Cove High School’s Maiden Field for the inaugural Dan Daly Cup High School All-Star Lacrosse game, honoring the legacy of U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Dan Daly, a two-time Medal of Honor recipient.

The game featured 50 of Nassau and Suffolk’s elite high school lacrosse players. Despite an admirable comeback by team Virtue, the Suffolk squad –Team Valor– prevailed in the game, 14-8. Leading up to the game, players from both squads participated in intense, military-style physical fitness warm-up drills led by local Marines, who also conducted seminars that instilled pride, emphasized teamwork and addressed community responsibility. Lizards coaches also shared their professional lacrosse expertise with members of both teams. [Read more...]

Woodbury Center Holds Golf Classic

Pictured from left to right:  Joe Graci, board treasurer;  Anthony Caporrino, managing partner at Grodsky, Caporrino & Kaufman, LLP; and Anthony Graci, partner at the same firm. They are long-time supporters of The Center.

Pictured from left to right: Joe Graci, board treasurer;
Anthony Caporrino, managing partner at Grodsky, Caporrino & Kaufman,
LLP; and Anthony Graci, partner at the same firm. They are long-time supporters of The Center.

The Center for Developmental Disabilities, Inc., located in Woodbury, recently held its 15th Annual golf classic at The Muttontown Club.

Former NY Islander Bobby Nystrom (standing) enjoyed a great day of golf. Pictured from left to right: Chris Shapiro, Larry Shapiro, Gary Burke, Kevin Mahoney, Dominic DiConstanzo, Steve Schwarz, and Cory Casamassina.

Former NY Islander Bobby Nystrom (standing) enjoyed a great day of golf. Pictured from left to right: Chris Shapiro, Larry Shapiro, Gary Burke, Kevin Mahoney, Dominic DiConstanzo, Steve Schwarz, and Cory Casamassina.

Mystery Author Learns To Fly

tobyAuthor and Syosset native Toby Speed literally went to great heights while writing her latest mystery, Death Over Easy.

The mystery takes place in and around Port Jefferson and includes several characters who are pilots, including one aerial daredevil. A pivotal scene takes place in a small airplane.

“For me, writing this book was a great journey in the understanding of fear, risk and reward,” she said. [Read more...]

Police Blotter: Reported Incidents, August 8 – 14

crime police carA victim reported that the passenger-side door and quarter panel of her vehicle was keyed while it was parked at Graffiti Restaurant at 8285 Jericho Tpke. in Woodbury on August 11 between 1 and 4:30 p.m.