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Educator Gets Street Honor


Judith S. Bloch will have a street renamed in her honor. (Photo by Susan Bloch Photography)

A beloved Syosset woman who championed the education of children with special needs, will have a street renamed in her honor on Oct. 17. [Read more…]

Syosset Native’s Learning Alternative


Syosset native Sarah Appleman works with a young student.

Close to seven years ago, Syosset native Sarah Appleman was working with a young student who was having trouble overcoming handwriting difficulties. The child’s parents had tried numerous methods, all resulting in the same frustrating educational dead ends. Then, in a moment of inspiration and dogged determination, Appleman created a new teaching method on the spot. [Read more…]

Dance Studio Coming To Syosset

Dance_093015ALisa Sparkles Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio will celebrate with a grand opening party on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 7:30 to 11 p.m. The evening will include a free dance lesson, student performances, a hot buffet and great dancing. Music will be provided by Long Island DJ, Louis Del Prete, playing all the best hustle, swing, Latin, ballroom and modern dance music for a great night of dancing. [Read more…]

Champs Brave Chiefs In Shootout


Syosset’s Braves celebrate their victory. (Photos by Ben Strack)

As kicker Cameron Biegel’s 24-yard field goal soared through the uprights in the game’s final seconds, the Syosset sideline spilled onto Massapequa’s home field, reveling in the 40-39, come-from-behind win.

“It was a Conference I football game,” said Braves head coach Paul Rorke. “You have teams up and down this conference that can play and we were very fortunate to make one more play than they did today.” [Read more…]

Street Fair Rocks Downtown Syosset


iSchool of Music and Art students Sean, Zach and Marc playing AC/DC’s “TNT.” – Photos by Chris Boyle

The Syosset-Woodbury Chamber of Commerce continued its long-standing tradition with the annual street fair, highlighting local businesses while providing a family-friendly atmosphere that drew scores of participants to the area. [Read more…]

Syosset Street Fair

fairphotoSyosset’s annual fall street fair descends upon Jackson Avenue tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 20.

Held north of the railroad in downtown Syosset, the fair is hosted by the Syosset-Woodbury Chamber of Commerce and attracts thousands to come spend time in Syosset.

FrozenSin_080515BFrom shopping to food and pumpkin decorating, there will be an event for everyone. Be on the look out for the Frozen Sin Truck, profiled here by the Syosset-Jericho Tribune.

Tashlich For North Shore Synagogue

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESCongregants from North Shore Synagogue in Syosset packed Theodore Roosevelt Park in Oyster Bay on Sept. 15 to celebrate Tashlich, where they cast away their sins during Rosh Hashanah in preparation for a prosperous and healthy new year. [Read more…]

Glimpse Syosset’s Storied Past


A stagecoach in front of Syosset’s train station in the early 1900s. (Photo Courtesy of Pamela Boslet Buskin)

Syosset is a hamlet with a rich and fascinating past, with roots that can be traced back to the turbulent and exciting days of its founding, expansion and evolution, all set to the backdrop of the wild frontier of the nation’s earliest days.

Tom Montalbano is a member of the Oyster Bay Historical Society and a lifelong Syosset resident. His interest in Syosset history began in 1990; it was at that time he volunteered to conduct a series of interviews with longtime local residents which, upon completion, became the basis for Montalbano’s 2001 book, Syosset: Images of America. [Read more…]

Trucks Take Over Local Road


The state DOT redesignated South Oyster Bay Road to allow big rigs.

By Betsy Abraham and Steve Mosco

Local residents shifted their concerns into high gear after learning the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) quietly designated a four-mile stretch of South Oyster Bay Road as an access highway for big rigs last year—which, according to residents, happened without a word from local elected officials.

Tractor trailers ranging from 53 to 75 feet are now allowed on the local roadway, which is lined with homes and businesses, according to the designation. Prior to this new classification, trucks of 48 feet in length were allowed on the road. [Read more…]

Leave ‘A Lasting Mark’


Join A Lasting Mark to raise funds for research on linear scleroderma.

Linear scleroderma is a rare chronic autoimmune disease that affects children and has no cure. It is characterized by hardening of the skin on the face or localized to a single extremity of the body. It can cause mild to severe disfigurement. Being diagnosed with a chronic disease like this is life changing to these children and their families. In Jericho alone, we have three children that have been diagnosed with this challenging and elusive disease. [Read more…]