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Fighting Eating Disorders In Syosset

EatingDisorder_042915AThe image of physical perfection is becoming more and more stressed by the media. That, coupled with the all-to-real frailties of the human condition, results in more and more people taking it upon themselves in an attempt to emulate perfection—often with disastrous results. [Read more…]

Syosset/Jericho See Low Opt Out Rate

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District Opt Out Rates

Thousands of students across Nassau County refused to participate in the first round of Common Core testing last week, sending a clear message to Albany regarding state assessment testing—and more of the same is expected during this week’s testing. [Read more…]

Earth Day: Syosset And Beyond

Earth_Day_-_Earth_from_Space[1]Drip, drop, drip, drop … do you hear that? That’s the sound of an extremely rare and precious fluid going down the drain. While it may seem, living on a massive blue planet with seven seas, that water is quite abundant, only 1 percent of the Earth’s water can be used for drinking. A leaky faucet alone can waste an entire gallon per 15,140 drops. Besides repairing leaky appliances, there is a plethora of actions we can take in order to conserve our most valuable resource. [Read more…]

Syosset Library Hosts Biz Breakfast

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Bridgette Nicolini talks business at the Syosset library.

More than 20 local business people attended a Business Breakfast at the Syosset Public Library on Friday, April 20. Bridgette Nicolini, founder and president of Reach For It Media, Inc., talked about the benefits of Social Media Marketing for small businesses. [Read more…]

Woodbury Native’s Moving Image

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Woodbury’s Zachary Fallah is an avid filmmaker. (Photo by Brett Kodama)

Talented storytellers all get their start somewhere—whether it’s the New York City grid, the countryside of some foreign land or even the halls of Syosset High School and the streets of Woodbury. [Read more…]

Willits Event For Area Seniors

DSC_0796cropThe A.P. Willits PTA, Student Council, along with all students and staff hosted local seniors from the Syosset Woodbury Senior Citizen Center for a day of fun, food and musical celebration on last month. The theme of the day was “Winter Wonderland.” [Read more…]

Syosset’s Bravest Seek Recruits

PrintThe Syosset Volunteer Fire Department (SFD) is opening its doors to area residents, so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter or Emergency Medical Service (EMS) provider in our community. The SFD will host a recruitment open house event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at SFD Headquarters, located at 50 Cold Spring Rd., near the Long Island Rail Road parking lot and across from CVS. [Read more…]

World Of Wonder In Syosset

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Leland Faulkner brought his wondrous act to Syosset recently. (Photos by Chris Boyle)

It’s easy to appreciate the wonder of life when you’re a child, but with age comes the curse of adulthood—jobs, bills, stress and the erosion of wonder. [Read more…]

From Uzbekistan To Woodbury Road

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From left: Sal, Al and Izik ply their trade in Izik’s Barber Shop on Woodbury Road. (Photos by George Haber)

For three relatives from Uzbekistan, haircutting is all in the family. [Read more…]

Syosset Library Tonight

sn0225westlibninaetceterajpg-269f126be772b3a6[1]The Syosset library welcomes Hotter Than A Pepper Sprout with Nina Et Cetera tonight from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in theater. [Read more…]