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Syosset Dog Needs A Home

kingsKingsley is a 4-year-old neutered male American Pit Bull Terrier. He came to the shelter in June 2012, and has been there longer than any other animal. Kingsley has a very sweet personality, loves to play fetch, spend time in the kiddie pool and give kisses. He is a favorite of both the shelter staff and the veterinarian for good reason. [Read more...]

Shelter Rock Church Grand Opening

Shelter Rock Church_FNL_102110_2-3 (2)After three years of planning and one year of construction, Shelter Rock Church (178 Cold Spring Rd. Syosset) is having its grand opening on Sep. 6 for a newly renovated and expanded campus that will provide the community with a new gymnasium, handicap access, and community meeting space for children, students and adults. 

Lead Pastor Jerry O’Sullivan is hopeful that many neighbors and residents of Syosset and the surrounding communities will come out from 1-3 p.m. to check out the new space and say hello.  [Read more...]

Northern Pkwy Closures In Syosset

laneMotorists are advised that night time single travel lane closures are now underway on the Northern State Parkway (NSP) in the vicinity of South Oyster Bay Road Exit 36 and NY Route 135/Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway Exit 36A in Syosset, in the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County.   A single westbound travel lane is being closed on the NSP at NY Route 135, and a single eastbound and a single westbound NSP travel lane is being closed at South Oyster Bay Road each night between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., Monday through Friday.  No travel lanes will be closed on Friday or Monday of the Labor Day weekend.   These nightly closures are expected to continue until the end of September. [Read more...]

Kashi Japanese Open In Syosset

kashiThe wait is over: Kashi Sushi Lounge is open for business in Syosset at 343 Jericho Tpke.

Kashi Sushi Lounge Syosset Photo Gallery

The new restaurant, located at the former site of Jewel of India at Florence Road and Jericho Turnpike, serves specialty rolls like the Sweet 16—shrimp tempura, cucumber, lobster salad, seared pepper tuna and avocado served with spicy citrus sauce; and Sex on the Beach, which consists of shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, soy nori wrap, topped with salmon, tuna and avocado and spicy aka sauce. [Read more...]

Locals Rock Jesus Christ Superstar


Toni Romas

Brian Kuchcicki from Jericho recently performed in Jesus Christ Superstar at St. Paul the Apostle in Brookville from  Aug. 7 through Aug. 10 and Toni Romas from Syosset helped to produce it.

The rock opera was originally performed by St. Paul Center Stage in 2000, and the show was so memorable that Romas and Jim Black, producer, were elated to have the audience captivated and clapping to it again. [Read more...]

Girls Explore Health Careers

GSCaThe North Shore-LIJ Health System recently partnered with both the Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) and the to offer a week-long career exploration camp.

Nineteen girls from GSNC, including Anam Lakhani of Syosset, attended the camp. Through interactive activities and lessons, the campers gained insight and experience into the numerous careers available within the healthcare industry. Whether watching how ambulances get to an emergency in minutes, or learning how to perform a surgery with the world’s most-advanced surgical robot, the da Vinci robotic system, the camp provided the girls with an inside look at healthcare career opportunities. [Read more...]

New Director At Jewish Council

DirectorSyosset-based Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island (JCRC-LI) recently welcomed Robyn Berman as its program director. Berman will be coordinating the Long Island Celebrate Israel Festival, JCRC-LI’s Community Leadership Program (CLP), countywide Yom HaShoah programs and will work on JCRC-LI’s social media efforts and media relations. [Read more...]

North Shore Barbeque A Success


Click image for more pictures from the barbeque.

“This is a wonderful way to connect with other members of Brotherhood, which focuses on building camaraderie among our members, and instilling a strong sense of community away from the hectic pressures of our day-to-day lives,” said Brotherhood Co-President Jeffrey Levine. [Read more...]

Mystery Author Learns To Fly

tobyAuthor and Syosset native Toby Speed literally went to great heights while writing her latest mystery, Death Over Easy.

The mystery takes place in and around Port Jefferson and includes several characters who are pilots, including one aerial daredevil. A pivotal scene takes place in a small airplane.

“For me, writing this book was a great journey in the understanding of fear, risk and reward,” she said. [Read more...]

Syosset Alum Creates Short Film

FilmCoveraA Syosset High School graduate is a member of a team of filmmakers who have developed a short film, comprising 31 short clips, delivered via the Internet. The trio believes this is the first time a film has been posted in such a format, for free public viewing, using the Instagram platform.

Aleks Arcabascio, an NYU film school graduate from Syosset, is one of three NYU alumni who produced, wrote and directed Artistically Challenged, a 31-part series of 15- second clips on the Instagram website about the comedic adventures of a young man who finds himself thrust into the art world, amazingly, as a new-found artistic wunderkind. [Read more...]