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Syosset Baseball Swings Around Town

BaseballTown_070115AThe Syosset High School varsity baseball team has been enjoying a successful Spring 2015 season with exciting, fun-filled games leading them into the playoffs with hopes that they too can bring home a championship to Syosset to match those of the football, ice hockey, lacrosse and soccer teams. [Read more…]

Lutheran Honors For Syosset Residents

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Elizabeth Anez receives her Primus Award for Student Life from LuHi Principal Denis Scannell.

Long Island Lutheran Middle & High School recognized the achievements of its outstanding students at its annual honors banquet held on June 15 at the Fox Hollow Caterers in Woodbury. Among those honored were Syosset residents Elizabeth Anez and Noah Goodman. [Read more…]

Syosset Synagogue Holds Ceremony

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From left: Allison Plesur, Jill Glatter, David Arrow, Marcia Kimbarow, Donna Nadrich, Deborah Shapiro, Lindsay Bogin, Amanda Schlan, Donna Gelber and Pam Heath

More than 350 family and friends streamed into the overflowing North Shore Synagogue sanctuary in Syosset on June 13 to participate and honor 10 adult B’nai Mitzvah achievers. Each of the students underwent a rigorous two-year program of study, many of whom had no prior experience with the Hebrew language. [Read more…]

Syosset Golfers Help Nassau Team

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Liz Choi and Malini Rudra placed third and sixth, respectively, at the NYS Public High School Golf championship at SUNY Delhi.

The Nassau girls’ golf team continued its stellar play recently, finishing second place in its state championship thanks in large part to a pair of Syosset golf greats. [Read more…]

Syosset Gym Flexes Muscles

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Bill Leonello took home first place in the over-60 category.

Three competitors from Bev Francis’ Powerhouse Gym in Syosset won top honors in the annual National Physique Committee (NPC) Atlantic States Championships at Baruch College in Manhattan on June 6.

Bill Leonello, 60, took a first place award in the over-60 category. Leonello had won first place honors three years ago when he placed first in the over-55 category. [Read more…]

Syosset Sisters ‘Inspire Bright’

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Syosset sisters Jillian and Rachel Roth started the charitable organization Inspire Bright.

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…]

Syosset/Jericho Libraries This Week

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Man Of La Mancha In Concert

The Jericho library hosts this stage classic presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions from 2 to 4 p.m. Join Don Quixote as he fights to right all the wrongs and tilts at windmills in this award-winning show. Enjoy the music and the poignant, moving story as you follow the Man of La Mancha on his “Impossible Dream.” [Read more…]

Jericho Firm Feels Pushback

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A group of residents is attempted to force the town to take a closer look at the environmental impact of a Plainview project.

A group of Old Bethpage residents are banding together to ensure their local environment gets a fair shake before developers break ground on a massive Plainview project.

Residents appeared in state Supreme Court last week to file a lawsuit challenging how the Town of Oyster Bay performed its environmental review of the Country Pointe project, which encompasses 750 housing units, a 25,000-square-foot clubhouse and 118,450-square-feet of retail space at Old Country Road and Round Swamp Round, to be built by Jericho-based Beechwood Organization. [Read more…]

Syosset Library Essay Winners

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From left: Sabrina Guo, Lawrence Hon, Sara Gao

The Friends of the Syosset Public Library recently announced the winners of their 2015 essay contest, “My Most Unforgettable Hero/Heroine And Why.” [Read more…]

Syosset Man Neglected Dog: DA

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Investigators found Stanley in rough shape.

The Nassau County District Attorney’s office reports that a Syosset man was arrested yesterday for criminal neglect of his pet Shih Tzu, Stanley. [Read more…]