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…]
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, 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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
Rockin’ Wellness Whole Body Nutritional Shakes will plug in at the Jericho Whole Foods, 429 N. Broadway, on Thursday, June 25, through Sunday, June 28, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., offering samples of their Superfood chocolate shake. [Read more…]
When disaster strikes, it’s always when you’re least expecting it. When it happens, a little know-how can mean the difference between life and death to a well-prepared individual.
At the Jericho Public Library, Captain Rafael Castillo of the Army National Guard recently hosted a Citizen Preparedness Corps instructional course for local area residents as a way of readying them to face a multitude of threats, ranging from hurricanes and power outages all the way to an terrorist attack and more. [Read more…]
After an investigation spanning five months, cops have arrested a Westbury man in connection with the murder of a Jericho gas station attendant back in January. [Read more…]
Social media distracts everyone, as even the most professional of adults will shirk real-world responsibilities in favor of retweets and red notification icons. But when the parents of two Syosset youngsters had the bright idea to help their daughters refocus on school obligations by prohibiting social media use, an inspiring endeavor was set in motion. [Read more…]