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Volunteers Earn Scholarships

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From left: Arnie Preminger, president and CEO of Sunrise Association; Gary Hisiger, Sunrise Association board member; William Villafranco, trustee, Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation; Woodbury’s Layne Morowitz, Plainview’s Tracy Rosenblatt and Shari Aronson, Sunrise Association vice chair.

Life-changing moments can come out of nowhere—for Plainview’s Tracy Rosenblatt, it came in a thank you note.

Rosenblatt, a Bank Street College graduate pursuing a Master of Science in child life, has worked as counselor, assistant unit head and unit head at Sunrise Long Island since 2010. There, she oversees the activities and safety of a group of 30 counselors and 80 campers at Sunrise Day Camps, the nation’s only dedicated day camps for children with cancer and their siblings. [Read more…]

Jericho Firm Finalizes Development

PlvSite_040115AA new development in Plainview is one step closer to becoming a reality after Oyster Bay’s Town Board voted unanimously last week to approve the final environmental impact statement for a condominium project at Old Country Road and Round Swamp Road. [Read more…]

WWII History Close To Home

Armor_040115ALocated within a giant hangar rich with the scent of oil and the aura of fortitude, is a collection of armored vehicles that tell a story of America’s history and the fight it has upheld to this day to ensure freedom for one and all.

The hangar isn’t on some long-lost battlefield on the other side of the world—instead, it’s in nearby Old Bethpage. [Read more…]

Nighttime Burglary In Sea Cliff

Burglary Suspect #2Cops say a burglar crept through a rear door and into a home before robbing a woman as she slept. [Read more…]

Row To Your Health In Jericho

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Jericho’s Row45 offers a new spin on workouts.

In some people’s minds, the words “rowing machine” conjure up images of that lonely corner of the gym where members rarely venture or that hulking basement fixture, too antiquated to use and too big to throw away. [Read more…]

Syosset Ices Championship

HockeyChamps_032715AThe Syosset Braves completed an impressive season by icing the Plainedge Red Devils and winning the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Hockey Championship. [Read more…]

A Spring In Your Step

*EDITORIAL – As the first day of spring rolls in with some less-than appreciated snow, the Syosset-Jericho Tribune offers this editorial.

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Gross.

With old man winter’s icy clutch on our collective throats seemingly beginning to loosen, all the joys of springtime on Long Island are about to bloom. [Read more…]

iSchool Strikes A Chord

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Yi Qian of Syosset’s iSchool (Photos by Chris Boyle)

Yi Qian, owner and director of Syosset’s iSchool of Music and Art, born in China but currently residing in Roslyn Heights, said the study and love of music has been a constant aspect of his life for as long as he can remember. [Read more…]

Cops Nab Pair of Tooth Fairies

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Cops arrested two men who targeted a big box chain in a grand larceny scheme stretching over four days in January and February in Levittown. [Read more…]

Build A Bloody Mary In Syosset

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Take your Bloody Mary to the next level at George Martin’s Grillfire.

What’s your idea of the perfect Bloody Mary? Beyond the tomato juice, spices and lemon or lime, what else is needed? A celery stick to add a touch of green and for stirring? How about carrot sticks, roasted garlic or bleu cheese stuffed olives? Have you thought of caramelized bacon, shrimp, roasted jalapenos and cilantro? These ingredients and more are on the Bloody Mary bar, available at brunch on Saturday and Sunday, at George Martin’s Grillfire in Syosset. [Read more…]