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Jericho’s Book In A Blog

libraryJericho Librarian Susan Santa invites you to join a community of book lovers, 20- 30-somethings-plus, without leaving your home. Visit any time you like, day or night. Go to www.jericholibrary.org and under Programs click on JPL’s Book-In-A-Blog for details. The latest selection is The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver.

Jericho Co Refurbishes Greenhouse

Purolator employees and company President John Costanzo (center) with AHRC Greenhouse manager Nanette Muzante far left, United Way of Long Island Vice President of Resource Development, Maureen Weldon third from right, and Jerri Walker second from right, AHRC Nassau Program Coordinator of Volunteer Services.

Purolator employees and company President John Costanzo (center) with AHRC Greenhouse manager Nanette Muzante far left, United Way of Long Island Vice President of Resource Development, Maureen Weldon third from right, and Jerri Walker second from right, AHRC Nassau Program Coordinator of Volunteer Services.

Thanks to a recent volunteer effort in partnership with United Way of Long Island, Purolator International was able to help refurbish the greenhouse and surrounding area on their visit to AHRC Nassau’s Brookville campus.

More Pictures From The National Day Of Caring Greenhouse Event

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5 Percent Day At Whole Foods

5percentdayOn July 23, Whole Foods in Jericho will host 5% Day to benefit the Long Island Regional Envirothon. Five percent of the day’s net from the Jericho store will be donated.

The store is expecting a huge turnout of supporters for the event including political representatives as well as local media coverage.

Whole foods is anticipating such a large turnout for the event that they and have scheduled the “Large check” presentation ceremony to the Envirothon at their Grand Reopening on Saturday July 26. [Read more...]

Upcoming July Local Events

dslrDigital Beginner 101 & Digital Intermediate 102 for DSLRs
During this 101 class (10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), common terminology will be reviewed as well as resolution, image size and compression, white balance, shooting pointers, storing, archiving and sending your photos via e-mail. The 102 class picks up where 101 left off. You will be learn more specialized concepts like Custom White Balancing Histograms ISO Exposure Compensation Exposure Flash Compensation Depth of Field Live View (if applicable) (2-4 p.m.) $50 per class. Berger Bros, Syosset. July 19
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Jericho FD: A Call To Residents

fireIn the upcoming weeks, all residents of the Jericho Fire District will be receiving our Residential Survey.

The Jericho Fire District urges each of you to complete this survey, and return it as soon as possible.

This package contains forms for residents to update their existing emergency information about their home, and family, with the pertinent emergency information that responders will need in the event of an emergency at your home. [Read more...]

Notice: Jericho Library Closure

booksThe Jericho Public Library will be closed due to a construction project of the parking lot beginning Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, July 27, re-opening on Monday, July 28.

In the event of rain, the library will remain open and then be closed the following week, Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 3, re-opening on Monday, August 4. Please contact the library if you have any questions.

Jericho History: Meeting House

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Elias Hicks

Once Upon A Time In Jericho… Famous Quaker Elias Hicks once preached in the Jericho Meeting House, which is more than 200 years old and still in use today, adjacent to the Jericho Historic Preserve.

Early in 1787, the Jericho Friends petitioned Westbury Meeting for permission to establish their own Meeting. With permission granted, the member purchased more than an acre of land from the Wright family for the new Meeting House.

Hicks surveyed the land and, local records suggest, probably designed the building which was completed in 1788. [Read more...]

Town Picture Submissions Wanted

tobayTown of Oyster Bay residents are invited to send in their photos for consideration for use in future Town publications.

“If you flip through the pages of the 2014 Summer Program, recently mailed to all Town households, you’ll see some of the many great photos submitted by our residents,” Town Councilman Joe Muscarella said. “I encourage everyone to start taking pictures, or go through photos you’ve already taken, depicting the people, places, community events and scenery throughout the Town of Oyster Bay for use in upcoming Town publications.” [Read more...]

Jericho Honey From The Heart

honeyHoney From the Heart is Temple Or Elohim Sisterhood’s fundraiser, where you can buy Kosher 100-percent pure clover honey to give for Rosh Hashanah.

Honey and apples symbolize the sweetness of the New Year. Share sweet greetings with your family, friends and business associates. [Read more...]

TOBAY Homeowners Cleanup Day

ewasteTown of Oyster Bay homeowners in the solid waste disposal district may get rid of accumulated non-hazardous debris on Saturday, July 12 at the Town of Oyster Bay Solid Waste Disposal Complex, 101 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Rd., Old Bethpage, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Passenger cars, vans, pickup trucks and small trailers are admitted to the program. Six-wheel or larger vehicles are not permitted.  [Read more...]