Town launches bike safety poster contest

The Town of Oyster Bay has launched a new poster contest on bike safety,open to 5th grade students in the Town of Oyster Bay. “Many residents have shared their concerns about bike safety here in the Town of Oyster Bay with us, as drivers and youngsters alike are often unsure of safe biking practices,” Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino said. “We […]

Grass is greener on Amazon site

Countering concerns of local residents that its new, huge warehouse and distribution center on Robbins Lane in Syosset would be a concrete eyesore in the neighborhood, Amazon has recently been doing extensive landscaping around the. building. Workers have been planting trees, bushes and flowers on ground off Robbins Lane and the LIE  service lane. “They’re clearly trying to beautify what […]

County legislator seeks to establish ‘Harry Chapin Day’

Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) joined Harry Chapin’s son, Josh, and leaders of Long Island Cares – The Harry Chapin Food Bank at the organization’s Essential Market in Bethpage on Monday, May 2 to unveil legislation that would designate July 16 as Harry Chapin Day in Nassau County. Not only would recognizing the acclaimed musician and […]

Queens man arrested in stabbing

Nassau County Police arrested a Queens man on Monday, May 2nd, after he allegedly stabbed a man in a Plainview parking lot. According to police, officers responded to a 911 call at 7 pm for a man who had been stabbed in the parking lot of 170 Express Street.  Upon arrival, officers found a 42 year-old victim with a severe laceration […]

80 year-old charged in hit and run

Nassau County Police charged an 80 year-old Brookville woman with leaving the scene of an accident after she allegedly hit a bicyclist on Jericho Turnpike at Cedar Swamp Road. According to police, on Thursday, April 28th a male bicyclist, 68, was struck by a 2017 Cadillac SUV. The vehicle continued north on Cedar Swamp Road and left the scene. Police say […]

This Week at the Syosset Public Library

What Happened to the Founders’ Congress (In-person & online) Thursday, May 5, at 2 p.m. The most alarming contemporary feature of the government established by the Framers is, arguably, the self-imposed impotence of the Congress. Learn about the Framers’ vision of the legislative branch and about congressional relevance over time. No registration needed for in-person or virtual. For Zoom link […]

Old amusement park will come to life at Jericho Library 

Freedomland U.S.A. was a short-lived amusement park that was open in the Baychester area of the Bronx from 1960-1964. On  Wednesday, May 18th, the theme park that celebrated American History, will come alive at the Jericho Library, through the eyes of author, Michael Virgintino. “I grew up in the Bronx, six blocks from the now defunct theme park,” said Virgintino, […]

School registration goes digital in Jericho

Parents registering their children for school or recertifying  residency for students entering middle school or high school will be required to submit their documentation digitally, it was announced at the Jericho Board of Education meeting April 28. Co-Principal Joseph Prisinzano presented the plan to move applications away from paper submissions to an all-digital format. The new format, he said, will […]

‘Art in the Park’ Craft Sale

The Town of Oyster Bay will be holding a new “Art in the Park” Craft Sale on Saturday, May 21st at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park & Beach in Oyster Bay. At the event, local artists and artisans will sell hand-crafted goods, ceramics, watercolors, and more, while live music, food trucks, and activities for kids will also be available for families. “We are […]

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Legislator presents check to Jericho Schools

Nassau County Legislator Josh Lafazan presented a $75,000 check to the Jericho School District at its April 28th School Board meeting for the purchase of one or more “anatomy tables,” which are state-of-the-art equipment for training doctors and surgeons. The funds, from Nassau County, will enable the district to purchase one or more of the tables, which use 3-D imagery […]