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Milleridge Meeting Offers Hope


Sheila Doherty began the Milleridge Inn meeting. (Photos by Steve Mosco)

With history on their minds and personal memories in tow, more than 100 people showed support for the Milleridge Inn at a town hall-style meeting at the Knights of Columbus in Hicksville Oct. 7. [Read more…]

Meeting Set For ‘Save The Milleridge’

MilleridgeA[1]The Milleridge Inn, facing an uncertain future as its owner eyes retirement, will be the subject of a special community meeting tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. [Read more…]

Temple Builds It Local

Sukkah_100715ATemple Or Elohim recently built, and filled, a brand new Sukkah to accommodate a marked increase in its membership.

Sukkah is a temporary outdoor structure that is used to eat in and to conduct prayers during the holiday of Sukkot, a Jewish holiday occurring for five days following Yom Kippur—this year, it ran from Sept. 27 to Oct. 4. The holiday marks the 40 years that the Israelites wandered the desert, living in huts, and celebrates the harvest yield of fruits and vegetables that provided sustenance for these people. [Read more…]

Assemblyman Holds Lecture In Jericho


Assemblyman Charles Lavine held a government presentation at Jericho library. (Photos by Chris Boyle)

New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine recently pulled aside the veil to provide the average citizen with a look into what makes a successful state government tick at a lecture entitled “Albany 101: Police and Ethics in the New York State Legislature,” held on Sept. 24 at the Jericho Public Library, part of an ongoing series that Lavine said he is doing throughout Nassau County. [Read more…]

Family Pledges To Help Teens


From left to right: John Venza Outreach Vice President of Adolescent Services, Outreach House resident Angeli, Robert, Kristen, Jody and John Brower, Sr., Tom of Outreach House and Christine Casiano, Outreach Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer

When Jody and John Brower lost their son, John, Jr., 25, to a drug overdose in June 2014, they were shocked and saddened, as any parents would be. They had tried to get help for John, who had been in rehab a number of times, but he relapsed. When he passed away, the family felt the need to continue fighting substance abuse and its effects on young people. [Read more…]

Partners In Pets


From left: Jericho’s Justin Steinberg, Plainview’s Jordan Stewart and Jericho’s Dylan Steinberg

A group of selfless teens from Plainview and Jericho are teaming up with organizations and retailers to do what they can to keep needy families—and their pets—together despite whatever hardships they may be facing.

No Pet Goes Unfed is a charitable organization that donates pet food to individuals who, due to pressing financial needs, would otherwise be forced to give up their beloved animal companions. The group was founded in 2012 by Plainview’s Hannah Stewart—currently a sophomore at Brandeis University in Massachusetts—and to date has collected more than 10,000 pounds of animal food and other supplies with the motto, “keeping families together one bowl at a time.” [Read more…]

Syosset Street Fair

fairphotoSyosset’s annual fall street fair descends upon Jackson Avenue tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 20.

Held north of the railroad in downtown Syosset, the fair is hosted by the Syosset-Woodbury Chamber of Commerce and attracts thousands to come spend time in Syosset.

FrozenSin_080515BFrom shopping to food and pumpkin decorating, there will be an event for everyone. Be on the look out for the Frozen Sin Truck, profiled here by the Syosset-Jericho Tribune.

Tashlich For North Shore Synagogue

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESCongregants from North Shore Synagogue in Syosset packed Theodore Roosevelt Park in Oyster Bay on Sept. 15 to celebrate Tashlich, where they cast away their sins during Rosh Hashanah in preparation for a prosperous and healthy new year. [Read more…]

History’s Uncertain Future

MilleridgeAAs the future of Jericho’s historic Milleridge Inn remains uncertain, a handful of local residents say they would have lost a few hundred dollars in deposits if not for a Plainview woman’s Facebook page.

Michelle Torres of Westbury and Diana Shaneberger of South Huntington both had events booked and ready to go at the Milleridge Inn for 2016. They researched various catering halls and decided on the Milleridge Inn for its historic lineage, intimate atmosphere and affordability. Shaneberger planned to hold her daughter’s Sweet 16 there on Jan. 3, 2016; while Torres was to hold her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah at the Milleridge on May 21, 2016. [Read more…]

Jericho Honors Heroes Of 9/11

NCSD 9-11-15    JFD 9-11-15 172On a cloudy day in the community of Jericho, members of the Jericho Volunteer Fire Department gathered for the 14th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. [Read more…]