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Bosworth Seeks Town Supervisor Spot

Written by Wendy Karpel Kreitzman, wkreitzman@antonnews.com Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00
Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth announced her candidacy for North Hempstead Town Supervisor late last week. Bosworth, a Democrat and a longtime Great Neck resident who represents the county’s 10th legislative district, told The Roslyn News that she is “proud” to announce her candidacy.  

“I believe my record of leadership, hard work and building consensus while serving as a Nassau County legislator and Board of Education president uniquely qualify me to continue the legacy of strong, responsive and transparent government, in the tradition of Jon Kaiman and May Newburger,” she stated.

 

Shatzkamer Honored By State Association 

Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00

Ronnie Shatzkamer, village administrator of the Village of Flower Hill, has been awarded Certification as Registered Municipal Clerk (RMC) by the New York State Association of City & Village Clerks for achieving its high educational, experience and participatory requirements.

Ms. Shatzkamer has been employed by the Village of Flower Hill in the position of Village Administrator for five years and has been a member in good standing of the NYS Association of City and Village Clerks for ten years.

 

Museum Ball
 Invokes The Gatsby Era

Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00
Angela Susan Anton to chair ‘The Great Gatsby’

Gatsby fever continues to spread across the North Shore. On Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m., the Nassau County Museum of Art will host its major fundraiser of the year, one named for the  motion picture now at theatres nationwide.

“The Great Gatsby,” Nassau County Museum of Art’s 2013 Museum Ball, celebrates the Gold Coast era immortalized in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. In the spirit of the Fitzgerald novel and the new Baz Luhrmann film, the museum ball through décor and the attire of its guests, will evoke that era of parties and wealth on Long Island’s North Shore.

 

Winning Year For Roslyn High School Girls Lacrosse

Written by Joe Scotchie Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00

The Roslyn High School girls’ lacrosse squad ended the regular season playing the same consistent ball they had all year. In early May, the Lady Bulldogs topped both Wheatley and Great Neck North, while losing a close match to conference rival MacArthur. 

 

The Lady Bulldogs finished the year with a sterling 10-5 mark overall and a 5-4 winning record in Conference IV play. 

 

Spring Season Underway

Written by Cynthia Paulis Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00

Old Westbury Gardens recently held its 11th Annual Taste of Spring on the grounds of the Phipps Estate, a gold coast mansion built in 1906.  More than 300 people attended, drinking a variety of wines and dining on gourmet hot foods served up by local chefs. One of the favorites was a chicken with peas topped with a fragrant winter lavender sauce cooked by Jeff Lawton. Other delicacies included duck, gnocchi, tacos, meatballs, prime rib, baked brie, and quiche followed by an assortment of chocolate desserts and crème Brule. 

 

Long Island notables were also in attendance including author Nelson DeMille and Peter Tilles, a prominent developer. As guests mingled they also were treated to a special show of vintage bridal gowns staged throughout the house, many of the dresses dating back to the 1900’s and some worn by member of the Phipps family. 

 

Proceeds from the event and the silent auction went toward the estate. Beverage and tasting sponsors included Banfi Vintners, Bryant and

Cooper Steak House, Chi, Dessert Diva, Elegant Affairs Catering, Jeff Lawton Catering, La Bottega, Robbins Wolfe Eventuers and Sterling Affair Caterers.


 

Ethan Wachsman Masters Kumite Karate

Written by Joe Scotchie Wednesday, 22 May 2013 07:55

National Karate Champ

Adam Sirota isn’t the only Roslyn youngster who excels in highly disciplined sports on a national level. While Adam is a budding marathon star, 9-year-old Ethan Wachsman has already won a slew of gold and silver medals at national tournaments in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Las Vegas.

 

Ethan Wachsman Masters Kumite Karate

Written by Joe Scotchie Wednesday, 22 May 2013 07:55

National Karate Champ

Adam Sirota isn’t the only Roslyn youngster who excels in highly disciplined sports on a national level. While Adam is a budding marathon star, 9-year-old Ethan Wachsman has already won a slew of gold and silver medals at national tournaments in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Las Vegas.

 

Blood Drive At Park At East Hills

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 07:55

The Blood Drive Committee of the Village of East Hills will hold its fourth annual Blood Drive on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Theater at the Park At East Hills.

Donors must be between the ages of 16 (with parental permission) and 75 (persons over 70 require a note from their doctor indicating they are in good health).

Donors and volunteers are needed. A pint of blood can save up to three lives, and there is currently a shortage of blood supplies in the New York metropolitan area. High school students who volunteer their time will be credited with community service hours.

Appointments are suggested. Call Gerica at the Park Office at 484-9800 to select the time you would like to donate or volunteer. For further information, call Cliff Lewisohn, chairman of the committee at 297-7171.


 

Easing The Mourning Process

Written by Joe Scotchie Friday, 17 May 2013 00:00

Local businesswomen offer Shiva On Call

The mourning period after the death of a loved one can be a difficult period for any family. Roslyn resident Elissa Zodipoff, along with her business partner, Old Westbury resident Gayle Gelbard, are offering a new service, Shiva On Call, to help families of the Jewish faith deal with such sad situations.

 

The business, Zodipoff said, has been in existence for eight months now. It is being run out of her home in Roslyn, but Zodipoff hopes to expand it to a business center somewhere in the Garden City or Mineola area.

 

Budget Vote And Trustee Election

Written by Joe Scotchie Thursday, 16 May 2013 00:00

Don’t forget: The vote on the budget for the 2013-2014 school year will take place this Tuesday, May 21, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Roslyn High School.

Residents of the Roslyn School District will be voting on the 2013-2014 budget, three seats on the Roslyn Board of Education, the Bryant Library budget and two propositions, one concerning capital projects and the other on transportation vehicles.

 

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