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Jericho’s Chess Champ


Wesley Wang

The 48th annual New York State Scholastic Chess Championship was held in Saratoga Springs Feb. 28 through March 1. More than 1,000 scholastic chess players battled for the much coveted state champion title. [Read more…]

Jericho Photog Chosen For Display

55%20artwork[1]Drew Leist’s photograph “The Glass Ceiling” was recently chosen as one of the 18 winners of the College Board’s Call for Artists. Leist is a junior at Jericho High School. [Read more…]

Meeting The Needs Of Animal Friends


Sophie, a boxer, is getting a checkup from Jackie, a supervisor and licensed technician at Long Island Veterinary Specialists. (Photos by Chris Boyle)

While the neighborhood veterinarian has been around for ages, animal care in recent years has become a rapidly-evolving field, rivaling actual human care in many respects. Long Island Veterinary Specialists of Plainview may just represent the very pinnacle of that noble profession in the Long Island area and beyond. [Read more…]

Jericho IDs Staff For Safety

JerEcho_ID_030715BBy Nicole Dukoff

The Jericho School District now requires that all staff members wear ID cards. While these cards are not as high tech as other schools’ cards that contain monitoring devices, the cards are aimed at ensuring the safety of the Jericho community. [Read more…]

Today At The Jericho Library

The Jericho library welcomes The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company for a special program: “A Mishugas—Gilbert & Sullivan Revue … In Yiddish” at 2 p.m. In this program, the classic operettas come to life with a special Yiddish twist. The Company’s critically acclaimed productions meld Victorian satire with Jewish humor, while preserving the lovely music and spirit of the original works. Tickets are required.

The Picture Of Safety In Jericho


Lena signs up her granddaughter Gabby for the Kid Pix program. (Photos by Chris Boyle)

Long Island is full of safe and respectable communities, but with the world being such an uncertain place a little piece of mind is certainly a welcome thing—especially when it comes to your children. [Read more…]

JerEcho: Jericho Auditorium Crumbles

By Mikaela Adwar


The areas circled in red are two of the regions in which the auditorium ceiling is deteriorating.

With the unexpected postponement of the annual Fashion and Talent Show, students and parents alike were left baffled by the shocking news. Rumors of a collapsing ceiling in the auditorium spread through Jericho High School like wildfire. All of the speculation was confirmed with an email sent to parents on Jan. 20 from the Director of Public Information and Community Relations at Jericho High School, Denise Nash. [Read more…]

Laurel Hollow Teen In Online Ad

Venus_022715CAllison Grey, a Cold Spring Harbor High School senior from Laurel Hollow is seen in the Venus Gillette #UseYourAnd commercial and its accompanying music video, a remake of the popular Venus jingle. [Read more…]

Once Upon A Time In Jericho


The Elias Hicks house is a part of the Jericho Preserve.

Jericho was a Quaker hamlet for more than 200 years after Robert Williams (the credited founder of Jericho) and members of his family settled here. The tiny community grew and prospered over the years, with well-maintained Quaker farms.  [Read more…]

Jericho Board Honors Students


Students Giulia Milana and Sam Newman get school officials into a selfie.

Last night’s Jericho School Board meeting had its fair share of honors – and selfies.

The Jericho School Board’s Feb. 12 meeting included honors for teacher Dr. Michael Hartnett, who received the 2014 Outstanding Educator Award from the University of Chicago. Also receiving honors were five of the school’s varsity teams, which received scholar athlete accolades. The Jericho chess team was also congratulated on winning the Nassau County Chess Championship recently. [Read more…]