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Syosset Woman Gets PTA Honor

malloyChristine Malloy of Syosset was recently presented with the New York State PTA Honorary Life Membership Award during a Berry Hill Elementary School PTA meeting in Syosset in recognition of her active work within the school’s PTA. 

Since having joined Berry Hill Elementary’s PTA seven years ago in support of her children and their school, Malloy’s contributions include heading the PTA’s Website Committee, where she helped Berry Hill Elementary School PTA launch its own website, providing an online informational portal for Berry Hill parents.

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Upcoming July Local Events

dslrDigital Beginner 101 & Digital Intermediate 102 for DSLRs
During this 101 class (10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), common terminology will be reviewed as well as resolution, image size and compression, white balance, shooting pointers, storing, archiving and sending your photos via e-mail. The 102 class picks up where 101 left off. You will be learn more specialized concepts like Custom White Balancing Histograms ISO Exposure Compensation Exposure Flash Compensation Depth of Field Live View (if applicable) (2-4 p.m.) $50 per class. Berger Bros, Syosset. July 19
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Saturday: Drive For Gina Gallardo

ginagallardoThis bone marrow/blood drive is being held in honor of Syosset cancer survivor Gina Gallardo, as well as all children battling cancer in the local area. “My goal is to recruit bone marrow donors as well as blood donors and to raise money for all of the charities that help families that have children with cancer,” says Gina’s mom, Katie Gallardo. There will also be raffles, auctions, vendors and a bake sale. Your donation will help to save up to three lives. Plainview Reformed Church, 560 Old Bethpage Rd., Plainview. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 19.

Syosset Car Show For Autism

carshowSyosset-based David Lerner Associates, a privately held securities broker dealer will host a charity car show on July 27 at its headquarters, 477 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset. All proceeds from the event will be donated directly to the Nassau-Suffolk Chapter of the Autism Society of America to assist Long Island families affected by autism.

“The charity car show is one that helps make a significant difference for families throughout Long Island and one that we look forward to organizing every year,” said Lerner President John Dempsey. “The support we have received from the community has been tremendous, and this year’s event is shaping up to be the bigger and better than in previous years.” [Read more...]

St. Edward’s Festival 2014

stedwardPlease join us in a celebration of St. Edward’s annual 2014 festival on Thursday, August 7 through Sunday, August 10, at the Syosset train station (north side of the tracks). Festival hours will be Thursday/Friday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

This spectacular four-day Festival is a wonderful family event that each year draws more than 1,000 visitors from around the Syosset area. Along with the exquisite food, rides, and games, there will be live music and traditional dancing. We will be offering raffle tickets with large prizes. The drawing will be Sunday evening. In addition, we will be selling 50/50 raffle tickets and each night we will be drawing the winning ticket. [Read more...]

Classic Story Comes To Woodbury

bbTheater fans should get ready to experience a “tale as old as time,” live on stage.

The Children’s Summer Magical Music & More series, sponsored by the Cultural and Performing Arts (CAPA) Division of the Town of Oyster Bay’s Department of Community & Youth Services, is bringing Beauty & the Beast to the Syosset-Woodbury Community Park in Woodbury on July 23 at 1:30 p.m. [Read more...]

Town Picture Submissions Wanted

tobayTown of Oyster Bay residents are invited to send in their photos for consideration for use in future Town publications.

“If you flip through the pages of the 2014 Summer Program, recently mailed to all Town households, you’ll see some of the many great photos submitted by our residents,” Town Councilman Joe Muscarella said. “I encourage everyone to start taking pictures, or go through photos you’ve already taken, depicting the people, places, community events and scenery throughout the Town of Oyster Bay for use in upcoming Town publications.” [Read more...]

Syosset Dog Needs Home

PetSyoPatches is a 5-year-old neutered male Pit Bull.  He came to the shelter in December of 2013 when his owners could no longer keep him.  Patches is friendly, playful and up to date on all his shots. His previous owners said that he likes other dogs and children. He is housebroken and doesn’t bark a lot. Patches likes to relax most of the time and would make a great family pet.  He likes treats, rope toys and anything that squeaks. He could play for hours, but he also loves to relax. If you are interested in adopting Patches, call the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter at 516-677-5784.

Syosset Man Pleads Not Guilty

Michael Elardo

Michael Elardo

During his arraignment July 10, Michael Elardo of Syosset pleaded not guilty to a grand jury indictment for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.

On June 15, police say 48-year-old Elardo, while driving his vehicle on Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown, left the scene of an incident that caused the death of 13-year-old Bryanna Soplin. Elardo surrendered to the Nassau County Police Department on June 16.

Assistant District Attorneys Michael Bushwack and Gene Kang of DA Rice’s Vehicular Crimes Bureau are prosecuting the case. Elardo is represented by Michael DerGarabedian, Esq. [Read more...]

TOBAY Homeowners Cleanup Day

ewasteTown of Oyster Bay homeowners in the solid waste disposal district may get rid of accumulated non-hazardous debris on Saturday, July 12 at the Town of Oyster Bay Solid Waste Disposal Complex, 101 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Rd., Old Bethpage, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Passenger cars, vans, pickup trucks and small trailers are admitted to the program. Six-wheel or larger vehicles are not permitted.  [Read more...]