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Jericho Resident Pens First Book

Written by Denise Nash Friday, 27 November 2009 11:00

Discusses Battle With Cancer

In his debut memoir, No Expiration Dates: A Cancer Patient’s Strategies for Survival, Leon Weisman recounts his unique and inspirational battle with lung cancer while also offering practical advice about the emotional and social changes that a cancer diagnosis can bring to a patient, as well as a family, embarking on the fight to stay alive.
 

More Updates to Jackson Avenue Project

Written by Denise Nash Friday, 20 November 2009 00:00
The Department of Public Works (DPW) secured approximately $3.6 million in stimulus funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for the Jackson Avenue project. The project includes improvements to Jackson Avenue from Jericho Turnpike to the railroad tracks and also includes the realignment of Jackson Avenue along that stretch of the road.
 

Syosset Holds School Board Meeting

Written by Karen Gellender Friday, 20 November 2009 00:00
At the Monday, November 16 Syosset Central School District Board of Education meeting, science was the order of the day. Four Syosset High School students presented their projects for the 2010 Intel National Science Talent Search to the board, but first it was business as usual.
 

Urgent Request: Bone Marrow Match Sought

Friday, 13 November 2009 00:00

Be Tested Sunday, Nov. 15 at Reconstructionist Synagogue

Alan Cohen, husband, father, and graduate of Roslyn High School, has an aggressive form of leukemia, and is in urgent need of a bone marrow transplant.

The best chance for a match will be in Jews of Ashkenazic descent. Alan is one out of thousands of patients in need of a bone marrow transplant and you could be their only hope.

 

Guard Rail to Be Installed on Wantagh Parkway Bike Path

Written by Denise Nash Friday, 13 November 2009 00:00
Governor David Paterson recently announced that a guard rail will be installed along the entire length of the Wantagh State Parkway bike path, which runs from Jones Beach State Park to Cedar Creek Park along the Wantagh Parkway and is utilized by thousands of residents weekly who like to walk, jog, bike, and rollerblade.

The idea for a guard rail was an effort spearheaded by Jericho resident Gina Russo after she saw the dangerous situation.

 

Syosset’s Jackson Avenue Project Hits a Speed Bump

Written by Denise Nash Friday, 13 November 2009 00:00
The Department of Public Works (DPW) secured approximately $3.6 million in stimulus funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for the Jackson Avenue project. The project includes improvements to Jackson Avenue from Jericho Turnpike to the railroad tracks and also includes the realignment of Jackson Avenue along that stretch of the road.
 

Woodbury’s Other Movie Star

Written by Dale Thielker and Tom Montalbano Friday, 06 November 2009 00:00
Syosset-Woodbury has had its share of show business success stories in recent years: Natalie Portman, Judd Apatow, Idina Menzel, and Adam Paschal being some names that immediately come to mind. However, long before any of the above made their mark, there was Billy Schulman, a 13-year-old Woodbury resident who starred alongside David McCallum and Ossie Davis in Teacher, Teacher, a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie that debuted on NBC in February of 1969.
 

Nassau Republicans Take Back Majority in Legislature

Written by Denise Nash Friday, 06 November 2009 00:00

County Executive Race Too Close to Call

(Editor’s Note: The election numbers contained in this story were from the Nassau County Board of Elections and were still unofficial as of press time.)

Residents headed for the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3 - Election Day 2009 - to vote for their candidates of choice.

 

Syosset Fire Department Reminds Residents to Change Batteries in Smoke Detectors When Changing Clocks

Friday, 30 October 2009 00:00

As the end of Daylight Saving Time approaches, the Syosset Fire Department urges residents to replace the batteries in their smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors throughout their homes, and to test those detectors to make sure that they are functioning properly. Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, Nov. 1 at 2 a.m., and it is the perfect time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors, says Syosset FD.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), almost two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.

 

Village of Muttontown to Hear Tree Removal Applications

Friday, 30 October 2009 00:00

The Board of Trustees of the Inc. Village of Muttontown will hear the following Tree Removal Applications at a meeting to be held at Village Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 10 commencing at 7:30 p.m.

A request to remove approximately four trees at 2162 Titus Path, known as Section 16, Block B, Lot 0091, in the name of Philip and Angela Priolo.

 

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