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Temple To Host Annual Shabbat

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Last year’s Shabbat was a well attended event.

Shabbat Under the Stars, a traditional Friday evening service accompanied by singing, music and a barbecue will be held in the parking lot of Temple Or Elohim on Tobie Lane in Jericho Friday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. The barbecue begins at 6 p.m. [Read more…]

Jericho Murder Suspect Indicted

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Joshua Golson-Orelus

A man arrested in June for killing a Jericho gas station clerk in a botched robbery has been indicted on 17 counts including first-degree murder, according to Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas. [Read more…]

Jericho In National Spotlight

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Staff and students from Jericho Middle School along with assistant principal Joseph Wiener (left), David Payton from the New York State Middle School Association (fourth from right) and Jericho Middle School Principal Dr. Donald Gately (second from right) celebrating bring re-designated as a School to Watch. Photo by Jericho Schools

Sharing first-hand knowledge of how to create and sustain a successful middle school, staff from Jericho Middle School recently joined educators from middle schools across the country that have been nationally recognized as Schools to Watch through the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. [Read more…]

Stolen Car Arrest In Jericho

Eduardo Carbucia

Eduardo Carbucia

Cops say they have arrested a Brooklyn man in connection with a Jericho robbery during the early morning hours of Aug. 6. [Read more…]

Jericho Robbery Becomes Conspiracy

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Eric D. James carried out the robbery.

Cops say a routine robbery arrest in Jericho became complicated when one of the victims turned out to be an apparent co-conspirator. [Read more…]

Jericho Native Awarded Fulbright Grant

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Jericho’s Karissa Caputo will go to Taiwan on a Fulbright Scholarship.

Each year, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs awards roughly 1,600 U.S. students the Fulbright Grant. The distinguished program provides those with academic merit and leadership potential the opportunity to become more globally minded citizens through study, teaching, research and humanitarian work. [Read more…]

Sagamore Hill Completes Renovation

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Sagamore Hill recently experienced a $10 million renovation.

Sagamore Hill, the former home of revered 26th President Theodore Roosevelt located in Cove Neck, has recently completed an extensive $10 million face lift and is ready to show it off to the world.

A 14,175-square-foot Queen Anne-style home originally constructed in 1886, Roosevelt lived in Sagamore Hill until his death in 1919. Eventually, Congress established the home and it’s surrounding property as The Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, under the control of the National Park Service, where it remains open to the public to this very day. [Read more…]

Rockin’ Well In Jericho

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Seth Luker and Mike Wall bring Rockin’ Wellness to Jericho. (Photos by Chris Boyle)

Two Long Island rock-and-rollers have created a new dietary supplement they say will revolutionize the market and to prove the point, they’re offering up the guitar of a well-known rock star to one lucky customer of the Whole Foods Market of Jericho this month.

To the uninitiated, a bag of Rockin’ Wellness Total Body Nutrition Shake powder might come across as yet another newcomer in the over-crowded whey protein market. But according to co-creator Seth Luker, Rockin’ Wellness is not a protein at all, but a blend of beans, seeds, vegetables, fruits and leaves, taking the form of a vital energy nutrition shake. [Read more…]

Once Upon A Time In Jericho

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Jericho Friends Meeting House

Jericho is one of the “Bible towns” of Long Island along with Babylon, Bethpage and Jerusalem (today Wantagh). Jericho was named after the town in the fertile Jordan River Valley described in the Book of Joshua as part of the Promised Land. [Read more…]

Group Needs Cash For Legal Fight

After filing a lawsuit to delay the ground breaking of Country Pointe at Plainview, a group of Old Bethpage neighbors and one outside environmentalist are looking for financial help to take their case to the next step.

The group says it needs to raise $5,000 to $10,000 to hire an attorney/legal advisor and prepare for a bond if they are granted a preliminary injunction on July 8. The five neighbors from Round Swamp Road filed lawsuit in State Supreme Court last month citing numerous failings in the Town of Oyster Bay’s environmental review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA). [Read more…]