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Vol. 80, No. 52
July 2 - 8, 2014
Deception Burglaries Target Seniors BY RICH FORESTANO
Nassau County Police is investigating a string of deception burglaries that occurred between Thursday, June 19 and Friday, June 20 in Syosset, Westbury and Herricks. Police said the suspects pose as National Grid employees and target senior citizens. They tell victims a water check is needed to determine possible gas leaks. Police stated the suspects would be with the victims for a short time, before moving to another side of the house to look for valuable items.
A Nassau County Police sketch of the suspect connected to the Herricks burglary
A police sketch of a second suspect connected to the Westbury burglary Town House Apartments in Mineola
“We know that these individuals are preying on our senior citizens,” Nassau Chief of Detectives Kevin Smith said. “People who look like they can be taken very easily. We
suspect that they plan targets out in advance.” In Syosset on June 19 at 3:30 p.m.,
see BURGLARIES on page 6
Former Jet Manages Woodbury Practice BY GEORGE HABER
Former New York Jets safety Erik Coleman has been named manager of a new health care practice in Woodbury that promotes “preventive medicine” in an effort to boost energy levels of men and women in their forties and older. Coleman has teamed up with board-certified family practitioner Dr. Mario Manna to open Core Medical NY, which describes itself as the “Center of Rejuvenation Experts.” CoreMedical, which has affiliate
practices in South Florida and Boston, provides analyses of blood work and prescriptions for vitamins and hormones to restore higher energy levels to individuals suffering from a variety of conditions including depression, fatigue and a lower libido. On-site physician Manna analyzes a patient’s blood work and addresses any hormone imbalance. “Even the most disciplined individuals who watch what they eat and who follow a well-designed
see JET on page 6
Erik Coleman, former NY Jets safety, is practice manager of Core Medical NY in Woodbury.
Town House Apartments To Pay BY RICH FORESTANO
ERASE Racism, a Syosset-based nonprofit advocating racial equality, recently announced that it reached a $165,000 settlement with Town House Apartments of Mineola in a fair housing lawsuit filed last summer. The settlement handed down by Judge Gary Brown also includes employee training at the complex, owned by LLR Realty LLC in Port Washington. According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court, ERASE Racism reached out to the Fair
see TOWN HOUSE on page 6
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Local Scam Alerts BY JACLYN GALLUCCI
PSEG Payment Scams PSEG Long Island is warning customers about a scam in which an individual calls pretending to be a PSEG Long Island employee. Police say in some cases, the scammer has the victim’s correct account number. The caller demands payment within hours using a type of pre-paid card, such as a Green Dot MoneyPak and threatens to turn off their service. PSEG does not require a customer to use one specific type of payment and customers scheduled for disconnection due to nonpayment receive written notice on their bill at least 10 days in advance. Any customer who has doubts about the legitimacy of a phone call should call 1-800-490-0025.
Phone Scams Target Seniors New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert on five common telephone scams targeting senior citizens, which typically spike during the summer months: Grandparent Scam – While the emergencies vary, the scenario is usually this: A caller claiming to be the “grandson” is out of town and needs money fast — to make bail, or to pay for automobile repairs or medical expenses. The caller begs the grandparent not to tell his parents, just wire the money immediately. Increasingly, scammers use actual relatives’ names and information gleaned from the Internet.
Jury Duty Scam – The caller will claim to be an officer of the court and say there’s a warrant for the arrest of the victim for failing to report for jury duty. The scammer will also claim that there is a fine for failing to show, and that unless the fine is paid immediately, the police will be sent to the victim’s home to make an arrest. The scammer will request that the “Jury Duty Warrant” be paid with a Green Dot Card Money Card or Western Union MoneyGram. Lottery Scam – The caller says you’ve won a foreign lottery and requests that you, as the “winner,” send a check or to wire money to cover taxes and fees. Legitimate contests never ask for money upfront. The caller may request your banking information in order to electronically direct deposit your winnings. This is an attempt to steal your identity and will wipe out your bank account. IRS Scam – The caller will claim to be an agent or police officer from the Internal Revenue Service calling about a past due tax balance. The caller will tell the victim that unless the debt is paid immediately, officers will arrest the victim. The scammer will also request that the “IRS Tax Warrant” be paid with a Green Dot Card Money Card or Western Union MoneyGram. These scammers often use caller ID spoofing so that the victim’s caller ID box says “Internal Revenue Service” or displays the phone number of the IRS. Victims are encouraged to call 1-800-771-7755.
Army Dad Surprises Syosset Grad U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Richard Davis surprised his daughter, Stephanie, during the Syosset High School Class of 2014 graduation ceremony, coming up to the stage and presenting her with her diploma. The surprise came while Syosset High School Principal Giovanni Durante was handing out diplomas at the June 25 commencement, held in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University. “I worked in conjunction with members of the district and the Board of Education along with the family to make this request a reality,” Durante
said. “It was an honor to be a part of welcoming Lieutenant Colonel Davis home.” LTC Davis has been deployed in Afghanistan since July 2013 and wasn’t scheduled to return until July 2014. However, Davis worked to secure an earlier leave and reached out to the district to arrange the surprise appearance. Shortly before Graduation Day, Karen Davis, LTC Davis’ wife, alerted the district that her husband had made it stateside in time. The reunion was kept private between Lt. Colonel Davis and the Syosset School District right up until Davis snuck up onto the dais. — Syosset Schools
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service as a religious school education director, creating several successful youth and teen programs and participating on a number of community service board of directors. “One of my priorities is to work closely with the religious school to develop and grow our next generation’s love for Jewish values and appreciation for our traditions,” said Herman. “And of course, make doing so fun and enjoyable!” Rabbi Herman enjoys hiking, running, and following professional football, particularly the Green Bay Packers. He was married June 1, 2014 to Karina Reizman, a recent graduate of the University of Arizona who plans on becoming a child life specialist.
New Rabbi In Jericho BY TRIBUNE STAFF
Rabbi Ben Herman is moving across the country to join the Jericho Jewish Center (JJC) as its new religious leader. Herman says it's “because of the opportunity to lead such a family centered synagogue with a membership that is enthusiastic and growing.” Herman has spent the past three years as assistant rabbi of Anshei Israel, the premier Conservative synagogue in Arizona.
“Everyone who has met Ben is invigorated by his youth and passion,” said Mark Wilkow, JJC board president. “We are excited to introduce him to our community.” Raised in Milwaukee, Herman graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned his bachelor of arts with Honors in Hebrew and Jewish studies. He then attended the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, where he graduated with his masters in Jewish education and rabbinic ordination. He was a Chaplain Intern at Bellevue
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Syosset Man Is Water Prez The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA), a statewide non-profit organization of leaders in water quality management, have named Steve A. Fangmann, PE, BCEE of Syosset as president for 2014. Fangmann is also the recipient of NYWEA’s John Chester Brigham Award for Outstanding Service to the association. Fangmann has 39 years of active service in NYWEA, including five years of serving on its executive board and as the former LI chamber state representative and chairman. He has earned a number of service and achievement awards and is inducted into the NYWEA Hall of Fame. A licensed professional engineer in New York State and six other states, and board certified in environmental engineering, Fangmann is the executive vice president of D&B Engineers and Architects, PC of Woodbury. Fangmann has 38 years in the area of civil and environmental engineering with special expertise in wastewater facilities planning,
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Assemblyman Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) joined Aimee Holzman, president and founder of RockCANRoll, a Jericho-based non-profit hunger relief organization that collects and donates non-perishable food to those in need, at the organization’s Long Island Kosher Barbecue. The event, held at Temple Beth Torah, collected 697 food items for donation.
Name Change In Finance Astoria Federal Savings, with a branch at 50 Jackson Ave. in Syosset, has changed its name to Astoria Bank. Established in 1888, the company is now the second largest thrift depository headquartered
in New York — and one of the largest banks in the United States, according to its website. Despite the heft and the new name, the company says it remains committed to its local, community-oriented approach.
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Syosset Community Volunteer Honored
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The Nassau County Police Activity League (NCPAL) recently hosted its Annual Awards Dinner Dance where Outstanding Volunteer Awards were presented to its deserving members, including Chris Parlo of Syosset PAL and County Lacrosse. Parlo was cited for his commitment, dedication and contributions. Nassau County Legislators David Denenberg and Rose Walker congratulated the recipients and commended them on their willingness to give their time and energy to making PAL programs success stories. New York State Senator Jack Martins also recognized the honorees for their service at a recent session of the New York Senate. “The involvement of our volunteers and police officers accounts for the success of our mission,” said Frank DiVittorio, NCPAL President. Their contributions reflect the aspirations of our founders in 1940. The NCPAL mission is to prevent juvenile delinquency and steer children clear of gang activity, and to aid in the positive interaction of
From left to right: PAL President Frank DiVittorio; Nassau County Legislator David Dennenberg; Hicksville PAL Joe Bentrewicz; Valley Stream PAL Blake McCauley; Valley Stream PAL Joseph Fitzgibbon; New Hyde Park PAL Bessmarie Caras; Syosset PAL and County Lacrosse Chris Parlo; Uniondale PAL Christine Thompson; Bethpage PAL Michele Yurman; Roosevelt PAL Terence Parrish; Merrick PAL Ken Mendel; Merrick PAL Brian Solomon; and PAL Commanding Officer Sgt. Doug Kenah. Missing from photo: Award-winner Bethpage PAL Debbie Guida Police Officers and youth. The Nassau County Police Department provides officers to oversee the units and to interact with the community. NCPAL invites members of the community to volunteer to assist with its activities, which vary from unit to unit and are based on the
local community’s needs and interests. “We are proud of our history of the interaction with boys and girls in guiding them in becoming responsible adults with wholesome values that they can carry with them throughout their lives,,” said DiVittorio. “The
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BURGLARIES from page 1 an 85-year-old female victim answered a door to find a man, asking to check water lines. Police said the man displayed an identification tag. Authorities did not have a description of the suspect in Syosset. “They went around the house, checking faucets, going from room to room,” Smith said. “Then, they separated briefly and he leaves. After she’s turned the water on and off a few times, she discovers she’s missing some jewelry.” A 79-year-old Herricks woman on Pine Street received a knock at her front door on June 20 at 12:40 p.m., where a man posing as a utility worker said there was a gas explosion in the area, police said. The woman was told to turn sink faucets on and off while the subject worked in a bathroom near the master bedroom. Assorted gold jewelry was stolen from the residence, police stated. “There was several thousand dollars of jewelry missing,” Smith said. “We see this happens from time to time. It’s another ploy on tree trimming and electricity, where people deceive you to come into your house.” Police described the suspect as a male with dark skin, 5-foot-7 inches tall, 30-35 years old. The man, police
said, had a blue ink tattoo on his right forearm, spoke with a lisp or stutter and wore a construction hat and vest. “People who are seniors do a lot of things face-to-face,” Smith said. “You can easily follow a senior citizen home and at a later date, go to the house and pull off this scam. We want people to be aware of this and neighbors to look out for each other.” Police said on June 20 at 2:30 p.m. in Westbury, a 66-year-old man responded to knocks at his door, finding two men at his door. Authorities described one as a light-skinned male with black eyes, between 5-foot-2 inches tall, 35-40 years old, with a medium to heavy build. Using the gas leak excuse, the two men separated, with one checking the water meter while another stays with the victim. Smith said the man found that special coins and other cash was missing from rooms upstairs. “At that point, the second guy leaves to go upstairs to check on his partner and a short time later, [the victim] goes upstairs and finds both of them are gone,” Smith said. Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-2448477. All calls will remain confidential. Callers are eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000.
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TOWN HOUSE from page 1 Housing Justice Center (FHJC) in Manhattan, which sent white and African American “test” renters to the 74-unit apartment complex in Mineola from August to October 2012. Settlement documents say that on three separate occasions, black testers were quoted higher rents or told rooms were being renovated/unavailable. Attempts to reach Building Superintendent Jorge Agudelo were unsuccessful. “We brought this case because we had compelling evidence of racial discrimination and African Americans cannot be denied housing choice based on race,” ERASE Racism President Elaine Gross said. The complaint said that on Sept. 10, 2012, FHJC sent L.B. Williams, a black tester, to meet with Agudelo to discuss open apartments and Agudelo said none were available, but there “might be one available next month on the third floor.” The rent would cost $1,725 per month, he said. When Williams asked to see the third floor dwelling, Agudelo said no, court documents said. Williams asked if there was a waiting list for units, and Agudelo answered “he had people waiting” and that he’d call Williams later about the apartment. Four hours later, FHJC sent a white tester to the apartment complex after Williams’ visit, for dwelling inquiries. The papers argue Agudelo said there was a room available and showed the third floor apartment to the white tester, said it was “immediately available to rent and volunteered the rent at $1,675 per month.’ “This settlement should send a clear message to other rental housing providers on Long Island that housing must be made available on an equal basis to all people without regard to race,” FHJC Executive Director Fred Freiberg said. Lisa Darden visited Town House on
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The knick-knacks and gewgaws come from Syosset, Jericho, Westbury and Roslyn. They come from Suffolk County and Manhattan. And a band of web-savvy seniors use eBay to turn them into money that supports their recreation center. It all began when retired executive Leonard Bloom first taught his “How To Sell On eBay” class for The Great Neck Senior Center and the enthusiasm of the participants inspired him. “The center always needs money—they feed 100 people a day,” Bloom says. “I got this idea about selling merchandise and giving the proceeds to the center.” The eBay group after presenting a check to the Senior Center board of directors. It would give the seniors L to r: Judith Schneider, Susan Einhorn, Marjorie Fried, Leonard Bloom (note the from the class a practical 16mm film reel tucked under his arm), and Lynnette Sadovsky. exercise of their newly acquired skills, and help Bloom, is getting the stuff to sell. “All whose works are selling for $2,500 in support the center’s of the merchandise is donated by galleries. activities. The students in the group friends or participants at the center, As charities go, this one is particenthusiastically accepted Lenny’s ularly frugal, with everything but the members of the board, golf buddies,” challenge, and Director Ann Tarcher fees to eBay and Paypal donated. says Bloom. gave the go-ahead. “Everything except expenses goes to To sweeten the pot, the group will That was four19A years ago, and since the senior center,” says Bloom. “No give donors cash for 50 percent of then the group has turned an array volunteer has ever taken a penny.” profits from the sale of their item, of unwanted items from donors into Those volunteers, mostly retired, plus a tax deduction for donating the thousands of dollars. Daycare / Nursery Schools mostly women, are a hardy core of remaining half to the Social Center. The first windfall donation was Experienced Babysitter Available Bloom’s course graduates. Bloom They’ll take donated item from an attic full of Lionel Trains still College Graduate. Able to drive first learned about computers while anywhere, and have sold treasures in and their boxes, and many greatoriginal with kids! References upon request. serving in the Army during the Korean that came from all over Long Island, gifts since have likewise been true Please call Hilary at 516-382-4846 War, in which they were used to break Manhattan and beyond. “Our best collectibles. Last year two donors, Employment codes. target is people who are moving, who one from Manhasset, the other from “It opened my eyes to the potential want to clear out their houses,” Bloom Port Washington, gave a collection of and it’s been a hobby ever since,” he notes. 16mm films—Charlie Chaplin, Laurel says. In fact, on a recent Tuesday & Hardy, the D-Day invasion—and a Now, more than a few computer morning, he was waiting for a school third gave a working 16mm projector. generations later, he’s passing along bus to help carry off the possessions The Chaplin was shipped to Spain. the skills for the center’s seniors to that one Lake Success family moving The projector, which sold for just $49, leverage technology for their own to Albuquerque did not want to take cost some $300 to ship to its buyer in benefit. And, of course, the benefit with them. Shanghai. The group has sent mink of all who use the Great Neck Senior That haul includes an unwrapped coats to Russia and Poland. COUNTRY CLUB HIRING Center. complete 64-volume set of “Great The range of items is impressive: Books of the Western World,” which they recently sold an antique metal To make a merchandise donation Bloom says will be a tremendous sextant, and also a Betty Boop doll. or inquire about eBay classes, please They’ve even found buyers for partial- bargain for the buyer because “books contact Lenny Bloom at gnseniors@ don’t sell all that well.” That donation ly used bottles of perfume. yahoo.com or 516-902-4042. also includes a painting by an artist The hardest part, according to
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Diet and exercise are the best ways to help stay healthy and keep in shape, but supplementing a healthy lifestyle with cosmetic surgery procedures will leave you in the best shape that you can be in… healthy and beautiful both inside and out! Breast augmentation, breast lifts and breast reductions provide beautiful, natural-looking results. Combining these procedures with liposuction, tummy tuck, body lift, facelift, eyelid lift or other nonsurgical services is most effective. Regardless of which procedures you select, you can turn back the hands of time! The hottest surgical techniques to make you look younger include eyelid lifts, facelifts, deeper laser resurfacing, and rhinoplasty. The eyelid lift only takes about an hour and can give a very youthful appearance to both the upper and lower lids. A facelift, whether it is mini, lower, or full lift can take years off of facial appearance. A facelift is great way to pull up the excessive skin, rejuvenate the neck and lift the jowls. Mini, or modified facelifts are often performed on much younger patients before the signs of aging are advanced. Overall, the natural look is of utmost importance. Combining laser resurfacing procedures and rhinoplasty is effective in completing a full facial rejuvenation. In addition, injections work well to eliminate facial lines and wrinkles, such as Botox Cosmetic® and Juvederm coupled with non-surgical skin tightening and laser hair removal ensures phenomenal results. If you are struggling with those last few inches, Body Contouring can be the answer. The most common body contouring technique is liposuction and utilizing the latest and most advanced products, your recovery is fast. Smart Lipo MPX, is ideal for the neck, jawline, arms, breasts, “bra fat,” abdomen, “love handles”, “saddle bags,” inner and outer thighs and knees. It is an excellent complement to Cellulaze which is the first FDA approved procedure to permanently get rid of cellulite.
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Share Local Lore Garvies Point Preserve in Glen Cove includes exhibits and programming, both indoors and out, devoted to regional geology, Native American culture and archaeology. Volunteers are needed to lead guided tours of the preserve and to work with school groups. Training will be provided. For details, contact Judy Pockriss at 516-572-8416.
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delicous smoothies made with real fruit, D’Lites proveided great desserts and Ski Beer served a variety of New York-brewed beer and some fine imported beer that delighted connoisseurs. The evening was filled with excitement as raffle holders won an iPad mini, spa gift certificates, Lotto trees and more. Chef’s Night aims to benefit the community and support our local businesses. Send your email to info@ syossetchamber.com and be the first to get your invitation for Chef’s Night 2015. — Syosset-Woodbury Chamber of Commerce
| COLLEGE NEWS College Graduates Steven M. Ambrosino of Syosset received a BS in Business Administration from Western New England University. The following Jericho residents graduated from Boston University: David Jung, BA in Biology; Elissa V. Blank, BS in Business Administration; Rebecca E. Shinners, BS in Journalism, Magna Cum Laude; Dory E. Leviashvili, BA in Psychology; Lauren B. Lazarus, BS in Mathematics Education, Cum Laude. The following Syosset residents graduated from Boston University: Vikram J. Singh, Doctor of Medicine; Stacie N. Perl, BS in Business Administration; David B. Choi, BA in Economics; Jack Chen, BS in Business Administration, Cum Laude; Amanda D. Maizel, Juris Doctor in Law. The following Woodbury residents graduated from Boston University: Lexi J. Tick, BS in Communication; Andrew M. Yoon, MA in Medical
Science and Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management. Monica Burney of Syosset graduated with a BA in Philosophy and Psychology and departmental honors in Psychology from Bucknell University. Guy Macchia of Syosset graduated with a BA in Economics and History from Bucknell University. Alyson Zuckerman of Syosset graduated from the University of Hartford with a BA in Communication. Marisa Guasta of Syosset earned an MBA in Business Administration from SUNY New Paltz. Stephen Berniker of Woodbury graduated from Union College with a BA in Economics and Biology. The following local residents received degrees from SUNY New
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The Syosset-Woodbury Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its sixth annual Chef’s Night at the North Ritz Club in Syosset. Chef’s Night Committee Chairs WIlliam Medlow, Matt Silver and President Kenneth L. Robinson, along with Board Members Donna Greenspan, Steve Schwimmer and Ruther Seidenberg, organized a beautiful, well-attended event. It was a great night out and easy way to support local businesses. Delicious food with outstanding presentations were provided by restaurants like Cool Fish, whose fresh clams and oysters were well worth the price of admission. Butera’s chicken meatballs were so scrumptious, everyone was going back for more. Wild Honey served a very delicate salmon cerviche that was just right for anyone with a palate for seafood and Rachel’s Cafe served delicious food. A beautiful spread of fresh fruit, various homemade salads, cheese and crackers was presented by the staff at Stop & Shop while the Star Career Academy served unique American Neuvau hors d’oeuvres in shot glass spoon style. Jamba Juice offered naturally
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| EDITORIAL Farewell My Lovely Crumbcake Growing up on Long Island in the '70s with health-conscious parents, we did not did not eat much in the way of processed, prepackaged foods, especially baked goods. One of the few exceptions was Entenmann’s coffee cakes, which were made locally. Mom and Dad went for the pecan roll, though we kids were always hot for the crumb-topped coffee cake. (The chocolate-covered donuts, sadly, were never in play.) For a while, every day we drove past the Entenmann’s factory outlet on Roslyn Road and Jericho Turnpike. In the morning, a line of eager
shoppers formed outside the doors. Inside was a carb heaven (or hell, depending on your point of view), with Entenmann’s classics alongside exotic cookies and snack brands established by the LI company’s new parent in Mexico. But the writing was on the wall, or more properly the door. About a week after our first visit, the outlet closed. Now the bakery itself, all five acres of it, is going, too. Moving somewhere cheaper after more than 100 years. Mom, kept robust in her dotage by decades of healthy eating habits, won’t be buying Entenmann’s anymore. Us? We’re still suckers for that crumb cake.
Wither Thou Goest, I Will Go The Bible speaks of Ruth, who left the nation and home where she was born and traveled to a new land with her mother-in-law, Naomi. Her words were “Wither Thou Goest, I Will Go.” My wife Lorraine followed Ruth’s philosophy in 1962, when she married me, Stanley H. Greenberg. Lorraine came from a close wonderful family in Maryland with two sisters and loving parents. We were married in a Temple in Washington D.C. This thought came to my mind after a recent visit to D.C. Today due to job offers relocating is much more prevalent and often necessary. Our children and grandchildren are temporarily or
permanently living throughout the country or world. This was not the case 50 years ago. Lorraine never feared leaving her comfortable life and moving north to busy, frantic New York City. It was not an easy decision, but she made it seamlessly. Lorraine had just graduated from George Washington University as a Speech Pathologist. She applied for positions in her field and something strange happened, she was offered every position in her field she applied for! In my experience, I only received about 20 percent of the jobs I applied for. I guess her honesty, her good
clean looks, her personality plus her superior academic background were all factors in getting employment. She seem to fit right into all of her jobs. She was loved and respected by her co-workers, working at hospitals and
for 37 years as a therapist and then management with The Visiting Nurse Service of New York. One month ago, Lorraine retired. She was given at least four retirement parties and the tears flowed like Niagara. I am her husband and I have watched her raise three great children and help out whenever needed in the upbringing of our six delicious grandchildren. Lorraine and I are now two retired people trying to be productive and use our time in learning and enjoying our family and friends. We have been married for 50 years and look forward to our future memories, here on Long Island.
O-negative. The summer months pose the greatest difficulty for the Blood Center as they historically see a drop in donations. I hope this letter serves as a reminder and I urge all residents to continue to help those in need by donating blood.
Every donation goes a long way to help saving the lives of those in medical emergencies. To donate blood or for information on how to organize a blood drive, please call toll free 1-800-933-2566 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org. I thank all of you in advance for your generous donations as we
continue to help make our community stronger and more prepared for any sort of emergency, both small and large. Very truly yours, Donald MacKenzie Legislator Nassau County Legislature District 18
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| LETTER TO THE EDITOR Blood Donations Needed Dear Editor, I write to you to address a dire situation that we, as a community, are facing. The New York Blood Center is asking for assistance over the summer to maintain the necessary supply of all blood types, but specifically
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My Grandfather’s Last Thoughts Editor’s note: Michael Pevsner of Massapequa Park recently earned first place in Anton Community Newspapers and Cockpit USA’s essay contest about military heroes. Pevsner submitted the following essay about his grandfather, Private First Class Harold Hibler, who served in WWII, in the Army’s 101st Infantry. Hibler was a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge and received a Purple Heart for his actions. Hibler was discharged in 1945. He passed away on Aug. 23, 2008. My grandfather’s last thoughts could have been...of shrieking bullets overhead and seeing his young comrades so alive one moment, covered in blood the next during the Battle of the Bulge. It could have been leaving school at so early an age, taking any job to earn what wages he could to support his family during the Great Depression. It could have been of his private war with heart disease, finally succumbing after a valiant struggle. I hope, however, that my grandfather’s last thoughts were of the family he created and the loving legacy he left us all. Harold Hibler, PFC, was a man of integrity, hard work, and thrift. A decorated war hero who survived the Battle of the Bulge, went on to work his entire life, and still found time for his family. A man whose biggest desire in the world was to see his children and grandchildren receive the education that he did not have the chance to get, and to see them benefit from his lifetime of dedicated work. One who is remembered as a role model, a man whom I am proud to call my grandfather. One of my grandfather’s core values was hard work. As a child of the Depression, and a man who constantly worked from the age of 18, until he was 83, at jobs ranging from selling papers in the streets of Brooklyn, to owning a gas station supply shop in Queens. He held a serious work ethic in the highest regard, and that was not lost on me. He encouraged me to challenge myself and not waste a moment, goals I am reaching now by maintaining grades in four AP classes, working two jobs, and devoting countless hours of my time to my school’s Key Club; organizing events, collecting money for UNICEF, ringing the Salvation Army bell in December and running my
school’s Key Club website. All of these things gave my grandfather pride in me, and continue to give me pride in myself. My grandfather took me to work with him in Queens all of the time; more recently, he congratulated me on my first official job, at Massapequa News. Shortly after that, he called me from the hospital, while he had his own matters to deal with, to congratulate me on getting yet another job, at CVS. The last material object I showed my grandfather was my first pay stub from CVS. Never have I seen anyone smile as brightly. Another virtue my grandfather bestowed upon me was that of prudence. Again, as he was a child of the Depression-era, waste was not tolerable in his house. He firmly believed that one man’s refuse was another’s treasure, and on my own scavenger hunts through his basement, I have found vintage designer clothes, license plates, car parts, tools and even a portable record player, most of which he saved from the misfortune of spending eternity in a landfill. He was more resourceful than a Hollywood spy, and I inherited that sense. I have always followed after him in being careful not to throw away something that can be useful a second time, especially if that something can bring back memories or be resold as a collectible. One of my hobbies is collecting sneakers; my grandfather always wanted to see me sell a pair of rare sneakers for more than what I paid. Looking now at the values of some sneakers that I have accumulated, if I had the heart to part with a pair, I could do just that, turn my sneaker collection into an investment. Beyond that, among my most treasured possessions are random little journals and notebooks that my grandfather got as souvenirs from stores, business contacts, and promotions, each signed “love always”, that now house both memories of him and my written words spanning from the moment I was able to write, to present day. My grandfather was, and still is, a role model. The things I hold closest to my heart are the wealth of memories I have of him and the lessons and characteristics he passed on to me.
Michael Pevsner at American Airpower Museum
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Museum Of American Armor On The Fourth Of July The Museum of American Armor at Old Bethpage Village Restoration will roll out of its new $5 million home and present selected vehicles for operational display on Friday, July 4. Armor experiences will be offered to a number of D-Day veterans and new members of the museum while living historians provide visitors with a glimpse of what their
grandfathers experienced some 70 years ago while FDR is heard over vintage loudspeakers. The Museum of American Armor, at 1303 Round Swamp Road, in Old Bethpage, will be open on the Fourth between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Its collection includes World War II tanks, artillery, armored cars and weapons that broke the back of the Axis powers during World War II.
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Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano was recently joined by Bob Chiappone, Commander Chapter 417 of Military Order of the Purple Heart; Connie Steers, Past Department Commander of Military Order of the Purple Heart; members of the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency; and local Purple Heart veterans as he officially designated Nassau County a Purple Heart County.
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| VETERANS WALL OF HONOR
Richard “Moon Man” Mooney, USMC, Operation DeSoto, Vietnam, circa 1967. Mooney is commander of V.F.W. Post 6910 in Floral Park Centre.
Bryant Piontkowski, USN, Petty Officer Third Class, taken in Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Air Station in Hawaii, circa 1968.
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| VETERANS | WALL OF HONOR At left: Rinaldo “Len” Aloisio, Army, Corporal, Fort Bliss, Texas, circa November 1951.
At right: Jim Ansel, Army, served in Vietnam with 2/9 Artillery, 3rd Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division. Photo at Camp Enari the Brigade HQ, circa 1966.
Matthew J. Giametta, USMC, Lance Corporal, pictured with his sisters Lisa and Aprill. At left: Thomas C Costa, Air Force Reserves, Captain, Chaplain, served 1982-88, of Levittown, currently pastor at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Hicksville.
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John Fackre, Army, Specialist 4th Class, of Williston Park served in the Army Adjutant General Corps. He served in accounting, data processing, and as an illustrator. Photo circa 1967, Cam Rahn Bay, South Vietnam.
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TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your fantasy life is strong, and you could spend a good deal of energy building castles in the air. You can’t live in them, but some of the ideas are practical enough to apply once you touch back down to Earth. A healthy balance means allowing yourself to dream but commanding yourself to take practical steps, as well. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). This week shows you in an ambitious mood, and you’ll require much of yourself. Of course, it’s difficult to make big things happen if you are distracted by every enticement along the way. Because you’re after the larger experiences of life, you feel the need to bring your lower appetites into control. CANCER (June 22-July 22). This week you have something that really needs to be accomplished and a message to match the task. There will be no such thing as over-communicating it. To keep yourself and everyone around you on purpose, repeat yourself often. Find new ways to say it. With constant communication, you will get there.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Empowering talk leads to exciting developments in a relationship. Things really are getting better. Practice describing your experience, feelings and needs. Avoid claiming that another person is “driving you crazy” or “making you mad.” The more responsibility you can take for your own state the better off you’ll be. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The mightiest warrior knows that battling isn’t the only way to victory. Some of the best victories are handed over. Negotiation would be better in this week’s case, but if you must go to the mat, offer your opponent nothing to resist, and there won’t be much of a fight. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You’ll gladly deliver good news. As for the bad news, you might leave it for someone else to tell — or not — hoping that by ignoring it, depriving it of your breath and attention, it will somehow disappear. Sometimes this method works! At least if you focus yourself on the positive there will be far less room for the negative. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You’ll have a knack for speaking in the vernacular most appropriate to your company this week, and you’ll be around many types. There is a Malayan proverb that goes, “Trumpet in a herd of elephants; crow in the company of cocks; bleat in a flock of goats.” You’ll do it all! CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The way you feel about a loved one is similar to the way you feel about music. You know there is meaning there, but the meaning is beyond words. Go ahead and try putting it into words anyway. Your loved one will benefit from knowing that your affections run deep. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’re on the fast track. Creativity is flowing, and your social network is growing. Pretty soon you won’t be able to tell the difference between your business relationships and your social relationships. Pool resources with family, colleagues and friends. You’ll get there faster getting there together. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You may feel somewhat depleted at the start of the week, but don’t worry. The well of joy inside you hasn’t dried up; it’s just that you can’t reach it with a broken rope. New tools are needed. Where will you find them? Almost anywhere you look. Your intention to be happy will lead to many fortuitous discoveries.
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A fellow in his late 50s, a successful salesman in the medical-equipment field, stopped by my office recently to discuss addiction. He has been reading my columns on the topic, and wanted to share some thoughts. He is an alcoholic who has been sober for several decades, and now works with others trying to beat addictions, most commonly, heroin. “The story is always the same,” he said, nodding his head knowingly. “Always the same.” By that, he means how people become addicts to substances ranging from alcohol to opiates and what they do to deny it, hide it and ultimately get in deeper and deeper. Listen to the stories of addicts, he said, and whether it’s a Hollywood star who gulps Grey Goose from a water bottle or a suburban kid copping oxycontin out of medicine cabinets, the trajectory of the tragedy is always the same. Then, there comes a point where some addicts get clean and many don’t. Here, all of the stories aren’t the same. Sometimes, with luck, the parents can step in, and after trying everything, try yet something else. And it works. Add in support from people like my sober salesman, and the story doesn’t have to end in tears. Here’s one such story from a local mom: As a parent of a heroin addict, I have been following with great interest your series on addiction. The disease of addiction is very insidious. It starts out slowly and then takes over every facet of the addict’s life and the family’s life as well. Our family went through many years of pain and suffering. I don’t think that words can describe the helplessness that one feels as they watch a loved one self-destruct. As a family unit we went to all of the family components of every rehab that my child was involved in—the words can be helpful, but if the actions of the addict don’t change, you still have that feeling of helplessness. Unfortunately, our society looks at addiction as if it should be controlled by the addict—as if they can willingly just turn off that switch that makes them use and become healed. People you think of as friends don’t give you the same comfort they would were your child suffering from cancer, diabetes or any other disease. “You, the addict, should fix it yourself.” Our insurance companies think that patients should be cured after
JOHN OWENS three or four days of detox. They won’t pay for extended care, and unless the family has thousands and thousands of dollars to pay for their loved one’s care, with no guarantee of a cure, you are on your own. There is a twofold problem with most of the rehab facilities in the New York: They all seem primarily concerned about the financial aspect of the case, and most of the programs are rather punitive in nature. After a particularly bad run, I took my son to a facility in North Palm Beach, Fla. Their whole approach to the addict is so different from anything I have seen in New York. They are genuinely concerned with the addict’s recovery. The clients live in an apartment and are responsible for taking care of cooking, cleaning and such. In addition to therapy sessions, they go to outside Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, and are encouraged to get a sponsor. They have an opportunity to meet many sober people. They also do extracurricular activities, such as going to the gym, movies and bowling. They get to see and live a sober life. This can only be accomplished with the client’s willingness to do step work and participate in these groups. After 90 days there, my son came home a changed person. He is actively involved in AA, this includes working the steps. He has made many new sober friends. He is now clean almost eight months. I applaud your efforts to bring attention to this terrible disease. I want to let people know that there can be a light at the end of the tunnel. Thank you. This is a story worth sharing. Any other readers who have a story to share, please email it to me. Your insights and experiences are important. And your anonymity is assured. John Owens is editor in chief of Anton Community Newspapers. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Leaf Blower Flap Isn’t Just About Noise For over 40 years, gas-powered leaf blowers have been a focal point for irritation and frustration over neighborhood noise. The issue is percolating up all over the country again, and now it’s also about swallowing doody. Gas-powered leaf blowers aren’t the only gardening and landscaping apparatus that use loud two-stroke engines (it takes two piston movements to complete one cycle of combustion), but it’s pretty easy to understand what lawn mowers and chainsaws do and why they are used. The purpose, efficiency and effectiveness as a gardening tool of using powerful blowers on a typical 50by-100-foot property is more mysterious. Even the phrase “leaf blowers” is a misnomer. They don’t blow just leaves. They blow everything that’s on and in and around your lawn into the air, where it lingers for hours until it settles onto the neighbor’s car and their kids’ faces. Mold, pollen, seeds, little rocks, dead bugs, live ticks, it’s all launched at high speed. The polite word for it is “fugitive dust,” but on the street we call it “rodent feces,” and worse. In two-stroke engines, fuel is mixed with oil for lubrication, and about 30 percent of the mixture goes unburned and gets spewed out. That smell in the air after the gardener leaves is a mix of
At left: Now hear this: More than grass clippings go airborne.
MICHAEL A. MILLER carbon monoxide, nitrous oxides and various carcinogenic hydrocarbons. In late 2011, a study by Edmunds. com, the auto information site, found that the hydrocarbon emissions from half an hour of yard work with a two-stroke Echo leaf blower generated about the same carbon monoxide and non-methane hydrocarbon emissions as driving the 3,900 miles from Texas to Alaska in a 6,200-pound Ford Raptor. We know a lot more now than we did 10 and 20 years ago about allergies, asthma and the dangers of extended exposure to very fine particulate matter, which can penetrate deep into lungs, enter the bloodstream and harm the heart and other organs. This isn’t a joke. The noise is a problem, especially for people with limited mobility who
taught to gun up the throttle to maximum, always. Perhaps some business owners are trying to make a point. One East End landscaper told the East Hampton Star that banning or regulating blowers was “the stupidest idea…If they don’t like the noise and people making a living…people should leave town and go somewhere where they don’t have leaves or people to bother.” The Washington State Capitol in can’t easily escape, or for the mother Olympia sits in a 290-acre park, from who finally got an infant to sleep. which work crews clear 80 tons (180 Leaf blower noise seems particularly dump truck loads) of leaves annually. jarring, especially throttling up, and It’s a big space. Nassau County has 14 seems to carry unusually longer incorporated villages that are smaller distances and penetrate walls and than 290 acres. Earlier this year, in closed windows. But while most response to legislators fed-up with gas people perceive gas-powered blowers blower noise and smells, testing deterto be much louder than other machin- mined that using electric tools or rakes ery, it doesn’t always measure out in would require seven extra workers. as convincingly, creating doubt about In this century, information travels action and enforcement. faster than sound, and a lot of old claims Even louder than a 115-decibel blow- about imposing hardships on businesses er is the sound of a little kid coughing. aren’t going to hold up. Opposing Some landscapers in my neighreasonable standards and precautions borhood have been buying even will grow support for a total ban. louder, larger and more inappropriate Mike Miller has worked in state machinery. I frequently see workers and local government. Email: mmiller sent out with no hearing protection, column.gmail.com
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MIKE BARRY Recognizing a strike which impacted commuters effective Sunday, July 20, would inflict insufficient mayhem, the Long Island Rail Road’s (LIRR) union leaders want their prospective work stoppage pushed back to September. This comes as no surprise. But I was astonished to see the four U.S. House Members who represent Nassau County — Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford), Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington), Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) and Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-St. Albans) — agreed with the LIRR’s union leaders while invoking an absurd cover story: the fate of Long Island’s summer tourism industry. “We encourage the MTA [Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the LIRR’s parent] to accept a proposal from the involved employee labor unions to extend the current ‘cooling
off’ period for an additional 60 days,” stated a June 19 letter to MTA chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast, which was signed by the aforementioned U.S. House Members, and six others, from downstate New York. The correspondence is posted at www.smartunionlirr.com, and goes on to say “we are concerned about the
effect that any potential work stoppage [in July 2014] could have on Long Island tourism, as the LIRR is a vital means of transportation to the East End and other destinations during the peak tourism season in the summer months.” True enough. Yet if you asked typical LIRR daily commuters whether they could more easily withstand a July LIRR strike, as compared to one in September, I daresay 90-plus percent of commuters would want a LIRR strike to occur in July. It is an easier time of year to take vacation, their children are on summer break, and the roadways are less clogged because neither school buses nor teachers are making the trips they take between September and June. To its credit, the LIRR’s Commuter Council, an entity created by the state legislature, began distributing pamphlets to LIRR riders at Penn Station in late June, offering guidance on how to prepare for a July strike. Meanwhile, the LIRR’s unions have the downstate Congressional delegation and two separate Obama administration-appointed panels backing them, even though the recommendations of those presidential nominees were non-binding, whereas the MTA’s labor negotiators are fending for themselves at the moment. The MTA has remained too silent throughout these proceedings, and could learn something from The Metropolitan Opera, which is currently in the midst of contract negotiations with 15 of the 16 unions representing employees that work at the Met. In a full-page New York Times advertisement (June 20), the Met’s executive committee explained how work rules forged in a different era are today financially unsustainable, and draining the institution’s resources. One example the Met
LIRR brass at a recent event promoting summer travel. If a strike comes, would it be better now, or in September? cited in its ad: the orchestra receives 16 weeks (yes, 16) of annual paid vacation. I’m sure comparable, unjustifiable expenditures are set into motion by the LIRR’s work rules. The MTA should take a full-page advertisement in a major daily newspaper and explain clearly some of the LIRR’s antiquated work rules to the public. LIRR commuters do, however, have weapons in 2014 that were not at their disposal in 1994, the last time the LIRR’s unions walked off the job. The first are the dramatic technological advances that have been made in the workplace. Given a laptop and an iPhone, most people can conduct business almost anywhere and, while they may miss face-to-face contact with colleagues and customers, a LIRR strike in 2014 is a major inconvenience as opposed to an event that can cripple the economy. The last 20 years have also brought widespread business continuity improvements made in the wake of 9-11, and Superstorm Sandy, times when New York City offices were either closed or inaccessible for extended periods of time. Should a LIRR strike occur, and continue for weeks, or even months, you’ll see city-based businesses rent space in either Nassau or Suffolk to accommodate their Long Island employees. Indeed, rather than shutting down the Island, a prolonged LIRR strike could boost to its commercial real estate market. Mike Barry, vice president of media relations for an insurance industry trade group, has worked in government and journalism. Email: MFBarry@optonline.net
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Nassau’s Invisible Immigrant Community Most Long Islanders don’t think about Belmont Park beyond the annual Belmont Stakes. But look closely, and you will see that year in year out, the track is a very active and important economic force. Belmont Park has been part of the Long Island community since 1905. The grounds reside partially within Floral Park and Elmont, overlapping slightly into Queens. It typically holds nine or 10 races each day, Wednesday through Sunday. It’s a major part of the economy not just for those towns, but also for Long Island as a whole. Its economic contribution rests largely on the shoulders of an invisible group of men and women — nearly all of whom are immigrants. In racing parlance they are known as “backstretch” employees. These people perform essential jobs related to the care of the horses, including grooming, feeding and exercising. At Belmont Park, there are approximately 2,000 backstretch workers, most of whom live on the park grounds, according to Paul Ruchames, executive director for Backstretch Employee Service Team (BEST) of New York, a non-profit that provides health care and other services to the workers. “The horse racing world, which generates hundreds of millions of dollars, would not exist or it would be very tiny in New York without these workers,” said Ruchames. Despite their critical role in Long Island’s economy, there is little integration between the backstretch workers and the local community. Part of the reason is that the vast majority of workers live in dormitories on the grounds. Some have children who go to the local schools. Some take second jobs at the car wash or deli nearby. Most, according to Ruchames, “keep a low profile.” Life on the backstretch starts at 4 a.m. and ends around 11 a.m. Nearly all of the jobs these workers perform are physically demanding. “One is called a hot walker, who walks the horse before and after exercise,” said Ruchames. “Then there is an exercise rider.” There’s also the groom, who Ruchames said is the secret behind each horse. It is the groom who has the best gauge of the horse’s health and condition. “The groom bandages and takes care of the horse,” he said. “The groom knows the psychology of the horse. He knows his eating habits and sleeping habits.” All of these jobs require the men and women to be outside and exposed
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MARYANN SLUTSKY to the elements for hours at a time. And there’s always the risk of being kicked or thrown by animals weighing well over a thousand pounds. “There’s a lot of shoveling,” said Ruchames, “and restraining the horse takes a lot of strength.” The immigrants performing these jobs accept these risks. Most come from rural villages in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala — many from the same village or neighborhood. A good portion has had exposure to, if not hands-on experience, working with farm animals. For some, it’s a family tradition. Despite the hard labor, one thing is clear to Ruchames: The backstretch workers have a tremendous work ethic and truly love what they do. “They come to have relationships with the horses,” he said. Think of the bond people have with their pet, he said, “Now imagine that it’s your job, eight hours a day, working with your pet. Your pet runs a race — and wins!” Love or not, these are the proverbial jobs Americans simply won’t do. Ruchames said when trainers advertise openings, they get few, if any, responses from American-born workers. In the past, backstretch workers were African-Americans. Now, the role falls mainly to immigrants. Today’s backstretch workers are hired by the horse trainers, and brought to the U.S. on H2-B visas, like farmworkers. BEST was established in 1989 by people who had these working conditions in mind. “It was originally started just to handle drug and alcohol problems,” said Ruchames. “About seven years ago, it expanded the mission to include health care.” Largely funded by New York Racing Association (NYRA) and the New York Thoroughbred Horseman’s Association, BEST helps subsidize the workers’ health care costs, as well as provides alcohol and substance abuse counseling, psychological counseling and prescription medical assistance. It also established an on-site medical facility that offers primary care, chiropractic services, acupuncture and other treatments.
Dr. Fred Cogan, primary physician at the BEST Backstretch Clinic, said that he sees ailments related to the grueling outdoor work, and notices similarities with those in law enforcement, where long-term exposure to the elements is common. Cogan tries to ensure basic preventative care, such as routine blood tests and annual physicals, as well as immunizations. Planned Parenthood comes by once a month to offer their services. The benefit of the program goes beyond the backstretch. Over a five-year period, Ruchames said, “We saved the local community over $2 million in health care costs by what we are doing here. People who are going to our medical facility are not going to the emergency room.” Backstretch workers also receive childcare through the Belmont Child Care Association, popularly known as Anna House in honor of Anna Cordero, the late wife of Hall-of-Fame jockey Angel Cordero. Anna House is open from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. to accommodate the workers’ schedule.
Top: Paul Ruchames, executive director for Backstretch Employee Service Team (BEST) of New York Bottom: A mural vividly portrays track — and backstretch — life. There’s also an on-site chaplaincy run by a separate non-profit called the Racetrack Chaplaincy of America N.Y. But non-profit organizations can do only so much. The passing of comprehensive immigration reform would be a game-changer for backstretch workers. For example, they would be able to reap the benefits of taxes they pay. The workers pay into Social Security, but rarely see the benefit because many ultimately move back to their country. We’re ready to wager that immigration reform would bring a better future for these workers — and for Long Island. Maryann Sinclair Slutsky is the executive director of Long Island Wins, a communications organization promoting commonsense immigration policy solutions that work for all Long Islanders. Email: email@example.com
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One concept that addresses many of Long Island’s economic and social needs is “transit-oriented development.” It should become a prominent focal point in this election season, as Long Islanders discuss our future ambitions. Transit-oriented development (TOD) refers to any development — housing, office, retail or any combination of them — located adjacent to transit stations (for us, the Long Island Rail Road). What’s especially impressive is the number of priority needs it addresses on Long Island. From an economic standpoint, we need to grow job opportunities, and TOD provides settings for office and retail jobs, as well as housing. We need to increase our population, in order to expand our economy and reduce the individual tax burden, and TOD enables higher-density growth without impacting less commercial areas. We need to provide more varieties of housing — smaller units and more rental options that appeal to young people as well as those looking to down-size from larger homes — and TOD can accommodate those varieties as well. From an environmental standpoint, we need to preserve our open space and the suburban lifestyle for which Long Island is renowned; we need to reduce our reliance on cars, and we need to be more creative in how we address our parking needs, so that we eliminate the growing blight of cars spreading out from transit stations in all directions. Transit-oriented development can accomplish all of that and more. For a look at innovative approaches to parking, for instance, see the Long Island Index’s ParkingPlus Design Challenge. From the standpoint of increasing innovation, we need to better link our centers of innovation — our universities, research centers and business incubators — and the people who work at them. We need to provide enhanced downtowns offering the mix of housing, entertainment, workspace and transit access that young people seek. We need to provide more options for reverse-commuting so that the talent and businesses we want to attract will move to Long Island rather than to Westchester County, southern Connecticut or northern
NANCY RAUCH DOUZINAS New Jersey — nearby locations where reverse-commuting is so much easier and economic growth is far surpassing Long Island’s. Again, transit-oriented development can support all of that. The good news for Long Island is that crucial resources needed to expand TOD are already in place. First, we have the Long Island Rail Road and its 124 stations. Local communities will have to decide for themselves whether they want transit-oriented development and on what terms, but many larger communities do — for any number of the reasons cited above. Second, we have the space. There are more than 4,000 acres of surface parking lots in and around Long Island’s downtowns, and that space can be far more creatively imagined and effectively used. Think what a difference it would make if that space was contributing to Long Island’s economy in innovative ways while offering even more parking. That’s the reality of what’s possible, as the ParkingPlus Design Challenge reveals. Third, we have the access that transit provides to all parts of Greater New York City, the business capital of the world, and we need to put that access to greater use for Long Island. Election season is upon us and will be escalating as we approach November. Long Islanders should ask candidates for office what they will do to enhance transit-oriented development. It’s time for those candidates to hear that we are tired of watching the jobs that we need go to those other nearby locations. We need transit-oriented development and the economic growth that goes with it. It’s time for Long Island to get more TOD. Nancy Rauch Douzinas is president of the Garden City-based Rauch Foundation. Website: www.long islandindex.org
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The Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, is turning back time and celebrating the Summer of 1969 on Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12 On July 20, 1969 Apollo Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin became the first human beings in history to walk on the moon. On Friday astronauts Walter Cunningham (Apollo 7) and Fred Haise (Apollo 13) will give a lecture about the first moon exploration from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. To purchase tickets, visit www.cradleofaviation.org and click on the events link. On Saturday the Summer of ‘69 Exhibit opens, and it will run through September. The exhibit features over 50 photographs of the Apollo missions, 35 Woodstock photographs and artifacts, Mets memorabilia and more. The exhibit is free with museum admission. A Lunar Module worker reunion takes place from noon to 4 p.m. The reunion is open to all of those who worked on the Apollo program. Admission is free, but reservations
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The art exhibit Journey in Stone & Wood opens at the Art League of Long Island’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, 107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, on Sunday, July 20. Working in marble, limestone, alabaster and wood, 12 sculptors studying with Thom Janusz will exhibit work done in his Stone and Wood Carving programs. Participants in the exhibit include Rose Burke, Temi Cain, Alex Fuchs, Riva Gelman, Angela Goldman, John Lemmerman, Michael McDyer, Paul Moreno, Bruce Rosenzweig, Bette Rubin, Dorothy Schwartz and Jan Shulman. An artist’s reception takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. on opening night. The gallery is open free of charge Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and
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Thursday, July 3 Children can enjoy summer craft stations, scavenger hunts and exploration tables at the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., from 2 to 5 p.m. The activity is free with museum admission (members, free). The phone number is 631-367-3418.
Green Teens Thursday, July 3 The Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, hosts science and nature related activities with students from the Green Teens program from 2 to 4 p.m. The program engages students from neighboring high schools to develop and teach interactive nature and environmental education programs. The activity is free with museum admission.
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Midsummer Night Dance Thursday, July 10 Learn how to dance in the Celebration Tent at the Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Lessons will be held from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Dances will feature ballroom and others. Admission is $30 at door and $25 in advance. Sessions will also be held on Thursdays, Aug. 7, 21 and 28 and Sept. 4. Dance classes for the whole season cost $160 ($20 per dance). Tickets can be purchased at www.bit. ly/1qaLmoq.
Wings and Beer Saturday, July 12 The Summer Wings and Beer Festival takes place from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at Cannon’s Blackthorn, 49 North Village Ave., Rockville Centre. Patrons will receive a total of 16 wings and 42 ounces of craft beer divided between eight Long Island restaurants and four local breweries. Tickets are $35. They can be purchased in advance at www. bestwingsli.com. • NASSAU COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART Closed for show change on Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 18
Garden Party Through Sunday, July 6 Garden Party, an art exhibit inspired by flowers, is on display at the Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn. Artists include Louis Comfort Tiffany, Marc Chagall, Larry Rivers, James Rosenquist, Maurice Prendergast, David Hockney, Janet Fish, Jane Freilicher, Robert Mapplethorpe and Georgia O’Keeffe. The exhibit is free with museum admission. Call 516-484-9338, ext. 12 to inquire about group tours.
AftermondernisM Through Sunday, July 6 The exhibit AftermondernisM is on display at the Nassau County Museum of Art. The exhibit, which focuses on the work of Michael Bevilacqua, James Busby and Ridley Howard, broadens the concept of fractured asymmetry. This exhibition illustrates the broad range of styles spanning non-objective abstraction through sharp focused realism.
It explores man’s relationship to the countryside through the art pieces “Large Winter Scene,” “Clear Weather in the Valley,” “Luncheon of the Boating Party,” “La Grande Jatte” and “Max Schmitt in a Single Scull.”
Nassau County Museum Gardens Ongoing View the flowers and the greenery at the Nassau County Museum of Art. The museum’s large garden contains quiet nooks, a beautiful view and horticulture. The grounds are free and open to all.
Sculpture Park Ongoing Visit the Nassau County Museum of Art and view more than 40 sculptures, many of them monumental in size, by artists including Fernando Botero, George Rickey and Mark DiSuvero are set up to interact with nature on the museum’s property. The grounds are free and open to all.
Through Sunday, July 6 The film Outdoor Life plays at the Nassau County Museum at 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 3 p.m.
Ongoing Walk the trails of the Nassau County Museum of Art. The museum’s 145 acres include many marked nature trails through the woods, perfect for family hikes or independent exploration. The grounds are free and open to all.
Family Sundays Ongoing Each Sunday, the Nassau County Museum of Art offers a 1 p.m., docent-led family walk-through of the exhibition and supervised art activities for the whole family beginning at 1:30 p.m. Special family guides of the main exhibition are available in the galleries. Family Sundays at the Museum are free with museum admission, reservations are not needed. • ONGOING EVENTS
Equine Art Show
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Through Wednesday, July 30 Equine Extravaganza & Other Things, an art exhibit inspired by horses and farm life, showcases at the Cold Spring Harbor Library and Environmental Center, 95 Harbor Road. The exhibit will include equine-inspired watercolor, acrylic paintings and a sampling of artist Diana Berthold’s traditional, non-traditional, pictorial, and ribbon quilts.
The art is presented for viewing, but it is also available to buy. To view Berthold’s art, visit www. distinctivedesignsbydiana. The phone number is 631-692-6820.
Rhythm & Repetition Through August 10 The exhibit Rhythm & Repetition in 20th Century Art is on display at the Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington. The exhibit focuses on artists who use repeated shapes as a method to organize their compositions. Drawn entirely from the museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition features work by Berenice Abbott, Richard Anuskiewicz, Oscar Bluemner, Arthur Dove, Childe Hassam, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Richenburg, Emilio Sanchez and Friedrich Stowasser (Friedensreich Hundertwasser), among others. Museum hours are Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the weekend. The phone number is 631-351-3250.
Don Resnick: Essence of Place Through August 15 The art exhibit Don Resnick: Essence of Place is on display at Hofstra University Museum’s Emily Lowe Gallery. Curated by Karen T. Albert, the Museum’s associate director of exhibitions and collections, the exhibit features the essential and eloquent beauty of the land, sea and sky on Long Island and the Resnick family enclave in Maine. An interactive touch-screen kiosk in the gallery will provide supplemental material on the artist’s process as well as his artistic training. The phone number is 516-463-5672. The museum website is www.hofstra. edu/museum. For a map and directions, visit www.hofstra.edu/map.
Shakespeare Festival Through Sunday, August 24 The Arena Players Repertory Theater group will present their 26th annual Shakespeare Festival at the Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport. Performances are given on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. Actors in full Elizabethan costume perform on the Vanderbilt Courtyard stage against the backdrop of the historic mansion and Bell Tower. Tickets are $15. For reservations, call 516-293-0674. Performances are cancelled on Friday, July 4 and Sunday, July 27.
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Tai Chi Classes
EVENTS from page 24A
Melanesian Works Through August 28 Hofstra University’s museum showcases artwork created by communities of the South Pacific. The art is located in the Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus. For directions and a map, visit www.hofstra.edu/ campusmap/.
Wednesdays and Sundays Take a tai chi class at the Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., at 10:30 a.m. Tai chi, a unique form of moving meditation, calms the mind, relaxes the body, and strengthens the spirit. Professional instructor Linda Cafiero designs classes with all experience levels in mind. Classes are $15 per session (members, $5). The phone number is 516-333-0048.
Yoga at the Gardens
Through August 31 Journey down the rabbit hole at the Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave, Garden City. The exhibit inspires curiosity, encourages exploration and helps make the unknown more familiar. Children will enjoy activities such as experimenting at a mad tea party and a game of croquet.
Thursdays and Saturdays Relax at the Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, by taking a
yoga class at 11:15 a.m. Lorili Henry, professional kripalu instructor will lead students through a dynamic, yet gentle flow of postures and conscious breathing in a beautiful and relaxing setting. Classes are $15 per session (members, $5). The phone number is 516-333-0048.
Vanderbilt Observatory Fridays The Vanderbilt Museum’s planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, hosts night-sky viewings from 9 to 10 p.m. (weather permitting). Observation is free to visitors with a planetarium show ticket. Admission is $3 for those without a show ticket.
Sculpture Art Exploration Ongoing Adults and children can explore the outdoor sculpture collection at Hofstra University with activity-filled animal, shapes or people-themed exploration backpacks. Activity materials and backpacks are located in the Emily Lowe Gallery. Participants return the backpacks, but they can bring their completed art projects home. The activity is free. Hofstra University is at 1000 Fulton Ave., Hempstead. For directions and a map, visit www.hofstra.edu/ campusmap/.
Fabulous Interiors Through September 30 Explore interior designs and artworks by Elsie de Wolfe and Charles Duveen, 1915-45, at the Planting Fields Arboretum Historic State Park, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay. Wolfe designed the Planting Fields’ vibrantly colored Tea House, and Duveen designed Tudor-inspired interiors for the country house, Coe Hall. The exhibit in Coe Hall is open from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. The entrance fee is $4 for non-members. The Tea House is open from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Entrance is free with park admission.
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Wednesdays and Fridays Every day, people in the community are helping to make our lives easier. Join the Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, every Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 to 11 a.m., and explore the lives and daily routines of a different community helper. Children ages 3 to 5 will build on their vocabulary as they are introduced to job-specific words through songs and activities. Each class will include a hands-on, themed activity. Admission is $3 with museum admission ($2 for members).
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• Service Directory • Employment
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Monday thru Friday – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. HELP WANTED PARTS DEPARTMENT 20 hours per week Full Time, Benefits. Precision Clover MillWork, Associates MailInc room experience preferred. 75 Harbor Road, P.W., is looking Distribute and pick-up interoffice mail. Post any mail or 337person Merrick Suite 3UPS packages. Knowledge of for an organized to packRoad,outgoing copy machines a plus. Occasional heavy lifting. & ship parts. Some heavy lifting. Retirees welcome Lynbrook NY 11563 Operate fork lift. Call Annette Contact Human Resources Department at: email@example.com or Carol @ 516-883-2002. 516-568-1800 FAX 516-872-1398
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Career Opportunity - position entails delivery of bakery products by box truck, no special license - early morning start, excellent customer service skills - this may be your chance to be associated with one of the regions finest, Lepage, distributors of Wonder Bread, Barowsky Organic, and Natures Own - deliver, display and sell company product lines on your assigned sales route - Lepage is looking for self-motivated individuals to operate routes in Nassau County, Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Elmsford, NY which may lead to the purchase of your own route. Forward résumé to
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HAS YOUR BUILDING SHIFTED OR SETTLED? Contact Woodford Brothers Inc, for straightening, leveling, foundation and wood frame repairs at 1-800-OLD-BARN. www.woodfordbros.com
Immediate Opening - Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation seeks organized and detail oriented individual for front desk. Duties include: answering multi-line switchboard, greeting visitors, data entry and correspondence, ordering supplies, and general office duties. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of DonorPerfect and QuickBooks a plus. Hours Mon.-Fri 8:45am-4:45pm. Cover letter and résumé to: email@example.com
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Sebastian, Florida - Affordable custom factory constructed homes $45,900+, Friendly Community, No Real Estate or State Income Taxes, Minutes to Atlantic Ocean. 771-581-0080, www.beach-cove.com. Limited seasonal rentals.
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Delaware’s Resort Living without Resort Pricing! Low Taxes! Gated Community, Close to Beaches, Amazing Amenities, Olympic Pool. New Homes from $80’s Brochures available. 1-866-629-0770 or www.coolbranch.com
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| COMMUNITY CALENDAR July 2 Gun Control: New Laws Reviewed Professor Christopher Williams discusses the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the NY SAFE Act, and efforts by states to both limit and expand the rights of gun owners nationwide. LIU Hutton House, Brookville. 1-3 p.m. Moral Dilemmas & Questions in the Private Investigation Industry A lecture that will analyze specific cases with the controversial and difficult issue of ethical operating procedures in mind. LIU Hutton House, Brookville. 10 a.m.-noon The Near Death, Life & Legacy of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 This lecture outlines the tradition of civil rights in the U.S. and the difficulties presented in getting legislation passed. LIU Hutton House, Brookville. 10 a.m.-noon
July 3 Film/Still Mine Drama – An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home. Starring James Cromwell, Genevieve Bujold and Ronan Rees. Rated PG-13. Jericho Library, 7 p.m. Art Exhibit: Trees More than 30 works by local artists will be displayed, including those by Nancy Kirk, John Day & Jane Ingram Allen. Steinberg Museum of Art @ LIU Post, Brookville. Through July 11
Sumi-E Oriental Brush Painting Exhibit
Paintings by Doris Chai will be exhibited in the Syosset Library’s art gallery from July 5-27, during library hours. Chai is a brush painter and calligrapher, a former registered nurse and longtime Syosset resident. She studied Sumi-E Oriental brush painting for more than 10 years. She teaches Chinese calligraphy in Syosset, and is thrilled to share her work and art with the community.
July 7 “Ladies and Gentlemen, The Beatles...” In this lecture, where you are encouraged, but not required, to sing or clap along, James Coll will explore the roots and the story behind how the Beatles recorded their first record. LIU Hutton House, 10 a.m.-noon. $30 How To Sell Online In this lecture/demonstration, you will learn how and when to use Amazon, Etsy, Craigslist and eBay. Learn how to set up an account, describe your items, put a picture online and keep your financial information safe. We will talk about fees, selling strategies and much more. Jericho Library, 7 p.m. Teen Volunteers Needed Teens in grades 7 and older are needed to assist at St. Edward’s Vacation Bible School from July 7-10. For more information please call Mrs. Rosemary Pettei at 516-921-8030, ext. 125 or email rpettei@ st-edwards.org. St. Edward Confessor, Syosset.
July 4 - Independence Day All libraries are closed today.
July 5 Nature Walk A guided walk on the nature preserve and wildlife sanctuary trails. Hoffman center, Muttontown. Meet at the site entrance at 12:50 p.m. No pets or children ages 10 and under. 1-2 p.m. Speed Dating Men ages 42-56 and women 39-53. Up to 15 dates in one night. Vintage 25 Wine Bar & Lounge, Woodbury. 8-10 p.m.
Adult Summer Reading Club Kick Off Librarian Mary Hirdt will moderate a round table discussion of books to read this summer. You’ll come away with new ideas, reading lists and a starting gift. Refreshments will be available. Registration required. Jericho Library, 2 p.m.
July 8 Toddler Time Bounce! Trampoline Sports hosts a special Toddler Time for ages 2 through 6 so parents and caretakers don’t have to worry about bigger kids or excessive noise. $12 per hour for a parent and child combination and additional children are $8 per hour. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 516-762-1300. Play groups are encouraged to sign up together so no one is closed out of a day or time slot. Bounce! Trampoline Sports, Syosset. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Film/16 Acres Documentary/History/News – This film presents the dramatic inside story of the monumental collision of interests at Ground Zero in the decade after 9/11. Not rated. Jericho Library, 2 p.m. Talk About Books/Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander, M.D. Fran Cohen discusses this neurosurgeon’s first person account of a near death experience after he experiences a seizure and a seven day coma. Jericho Library, 7 p.m.
July 9 Medicare Rights Center Seniors Out Speaking (SOS) Medicare Minute program of the Medicare Rights Center, a non-profit organization that works to make sure individuals with Medicare are well-informed about their options and benefits. Today’s program focuses on Coordination of Benefits. Syosset Library, 11 a.m. Free
Town of Oyster Bay Independence Day - Town Hall closed; No sanitation or recycling collection. Friday collections will be made tomorrow; No GAP; TOB Ice Skating Center closed - July 4 Series 6 of Learn to Skate begins at TOB Ice Skating Center; TOB Summer Recreation begins; Postmark deadline for Session 2 Swim Lessons; Senior Summer Recreation Begins; GAP Summer Begins - July 7 Town of Oyster Bay Board Meeting, 10 a.m. July 8 Have an event you’d like to see here? Email the who, what, when & where at least two weeks in advance to email@example.com.
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Jericho Brownies Deliver Smiles Jericho Brownies received more than 100 donations for the military while selling Girl Scout cookies this year. As a result, they were invited by Girl Scouts of Nassau County to the cookie send-offs at The Coast Guard station in Jones Beach and the Marine Corps headquarters in Garden City.
Allie and Olivia at the Marine Corps headquarters
COLLEGE NEWS from page 3A Paltz: Kristen Carton of Syosset, BA in Geography; Chia Chun Leung of Syosset, BS in Biology; Theresa Park of Syosset, BA in Sociology; Dan Ugelow of Jericho, BA in French; Amanda Wolfer of Woodbury, BA in English. Zachary Gropper of Syosset, a Biology major, graduated from Hartwick College. The following local residents graduated from Fairfield University: Jack Penzi and Robert Spina of Brookville; Nicole Raposo of Old Brookville; and Alexis D’Aversa of Muttontown. Sara Azizollahoff of Syosset earned a Certificate of Advanced Study from The College of Saint Rose.
Honors Elissa V. Blank and Lauren B. Lazarus of Jericho; Monica E. Chung, Christine H. Guak, Hsiang-Wei K. Ma, Deana N. Novin of Syosset;
Samuel R. Hoffman and Doran Kim of Woodbury were named to the Dean’s List at Boston University. Elizabeth Sablesak of Syosset was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Sablesak is pursuing a degree in Education at the University of Delaware. Jonathan Ashkenazy from Syosset High School was named Student of the Quarter at Nassau BOCES’ Barry Tech. Students were honored recently for their third quarter grades, attendance, work ethic and preparedness. Charles Griffin of Old Brookville has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Hartford. Lauren Moskovic of Jericho, a senior psychology major, has been named to the President’s List at SUNY Oswego. The following local residents made the Dean’s List at Rochester
Institute of Technology: Kevin Kim of Jericho, Civil Engineering Technology Program; and Adil Yousuf of Jericho, Business Program. The following local residents have been named to the Deans’ List at SUNY Oswego: Alexandra N. Greenwald of Jericho, Psychology major; Kimberly R. Markell of Syosset, Graphic Design major; Matthew Pilo of Woodbury, Wellness Management major Josephine Adefuye, a Jericho High School senior, graduated from Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts. Adefuye, who studied music, will attend Five Towns College from which she received a $32,000 scholarship. Alexandra DeMatteo, a Jericho High School senior, graduated from Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts. DeMatteo, who studied dance, will attend Syracuse University. DeMatteo was awarded the President’s Award for Outstanding Student Achievement and a Certificate of Recognition.
Emily Goldman, a Jericho High School senior, graduated from Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts. Goldman, who studied theater, will attend Muhlenberg College from which she received a $56,000 scholarship. Goldman was awarded the President’s Award for Outstanding Student Achievement. Rose Gulant, a Jericho High School senior, graduated from Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts. Gulant, who studied theater, will attend Syracuse University. Gulant was awarded the President’s Award for Outstanding Student Achievement. The following local residents were named to the Dean’s List at Bucknell University: Katherine Blumin, Johnna Emanuel, Alexander Horowitz and Stephanie Grayson of Syosset; and Michelle Greenberg and Alexa Keating of Woodbury. The following local students were named to the Dean’s List at Wake Forest University: Trevor Joyce of Syosset; Sarah Langer of Jericho; and Matthew Teller of Woodbury.
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• July 22 The Four Season Garden: Trees and Shrubs with Year Round Interest While spring is the most popular season to many gardeners, creating the four-season garden has become a popular trend. Using plants that provide ornamental flowers, foliage, fruit, fall
• August 26 Landscaping with Native Trees and Shrubs There has long been a debate over the virtues of native plants vs. exotic species. Many native flowering trees and shrubs, evergreens and ground-covers can provide ornamental benefits and function in the landscape. Because these plants are native, they are sure to thrive in our climate when sited correctly. This workshop will dispel the notion that native plants are not as interesting in the landscape as exotic plants. August 26 at 6 p.m. $65
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• July 15 Grow More With Less: Creating a Sustainable Landscape With limited natural resources and other
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• August 19 Designing a Bird and Pollinator Friendly Garden Birds and beneficial insects are an important part of the garden. These important animals help to control harmful pests while pollinating a wide variety of garden plants. This lecture will focus on using flowers and trees and shrubs that can be planted to attract and keep these helpful creatures coming back for more. August 19 at 6 p.m. $65
Hofstra University’s School of Continuing Education offers several one-evening summer seminars on topics horticultural. Sign up now for a 10 percent early registration discount on tuition. All courses are taught by Vincent Simeone, Director of Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay, New York. Simeone He received an AAS degree in ornamental horticulture from SUNY Farmingdale and a BS in ornamental horticulture from the University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Since 2005 Simeone has published four books: Great Flowering Landscape Shrubs, Great Flowering Landscape Trees, Great Landscape Evergreens and The Wonders of the Winter Landscape. The prolific lecturer gives an average of 50 horticultural presentations a year to garden clubs, plant societies, professional landscape, nursery and arboricultural trade associations and academic institutions, and he has appeared on garden shows including Martha Stewart Living and HGTV. In 2010, the Long Island Nursery and Landscape Association named him its Man of the Year. For more information on Hofstra’s summer gardening or other courses, email email@example.com or call 516-463-7200.
color and bark interest can really spice up a garden. Using these plants in effective plant combinations can further enhance the natural beauty of the garden. This topic will explore woody plants that possess two or more seasons of interest and how to use them effectively in the landscape. Other considerations will include attracting wildlife into the landscape. July 22 at 6 p.m. $65
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Barry Tech Student Receives Shared Decision-Making Scholarship Jacob Palant, a Syosset High School senior, received the Shared Decision-Making Scholarship at the Nassau BOCES Barry Tech Certificate Ceremony. Jacob sat on the committee for Site-Based Planning and Shared Decision-Making for the district. Jacob studied Welding at Barry Tech and will attend SUNY Delhi. Pictured: Palant with BOCES Assistant Principal Laurie Harris
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On May 10, the sanctuary of Temple Beth Torah, serving the communities of Jericho, Brookville, Syosset, Westbury and Hicksville, was filled with congregants and their families eagerly awaiting services. Why so many people? It was too late in the year (or too early, depending upon your outlook) for the High Holidays; it could only mean one thing — Sisterhood Shabbat! This year, more than 50 women came together in song and prayer under the tutelage of beloved Cantor Fliegelman. Sisterhood Shabbat has become a beautiful, annual tradition in which women actively participate by reading Torah, leading prayers, chanting the Haftorah, delivering the D’var Torah, and offering an inspirational sermon. It does not matter how old you are or how much Hebrew you can read (many have parts in English), everyone participates. As each woman finished her part, smiles of accomplishment and relief were bright enough to light up the night sky and it was quite apropos that this particular year it fell on Mothers’ Day weekend. Our past Sisterhood presidents
were each called up to the bimah by Sisterhood Co-President Randie Mishan and were presented with a beautiful plant to acknowledge the foundation they built, upon which Sisterhood has continued to grow and thrive. Mishan also thanked Rabbi Katz for all his inspiration and guidance in helping to make this tradition an annual success. As part of this service, one woman is singled out for her dedication to Sisterhood. Linda Guber, co-president of Sisterhood, acknowledged Doreen Leibowitz, Sisterhood treasurer for this recognition. “Doreen works tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure all the financials are in order,” said Guber. “She is always reliable and is one of ‘the backbones’ of Sisterhood’s success.” At the end of the service, and before the delicious luncheon which followed, Guber offered the following closing remarks, “We here at Temple Beth Torah consider ourselves a family. Remember, you cannot choose your relatives, but we all made the decision to become part of the Temple Beth Torah Family. It is our hope that each of us makes the commitment to enable Sisterhood and Temple Beth Torah to continue to flourish for many years to come.”
More than $43,000 in scholarships were awarded to Jericho High School seniors on June 16 during Senior Awards Night. Here, Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs presents Marc Siegel with the Community Service Award.
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BY JACLYN GALLUCCI
There have been a lot of changes in Jericho over the past four centuries. Populated largely by settlers fleeing from persecution in England in the mid-1600s, Jericho was part of the Robert Williams Plantation. Jericho's residents, seeking a more peaceful existence, turned to farming and the Quaker doctrine. The Friends Meeting House was built in 1788, the post office in 1802, the water district in 1923 and, in 1958, the NY Department of Transportation widened Routes 106/107 to accommodate the bustling community. Today, Jericho is home to nearly 14,000 residents. Its vibrant community and stellar school district makes the hamlet a high-demand area in the real estate world. Here are some homes in Jericho that recently sold.
With 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, this 1 Herkimer Ave. colonial in Jericho sold for $1.45 million on June 20. It has a finished full basement with egress windows, eat-in kitchen, office, Jacuzzi and yearly property taxes of $14,954.
Sold for $824,000 on May 13, this 20 Chenango Dr. colonial in Jericho has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a finished full basement, eat-in kitchen, family room, fireplace, wood floors and yearly property taxes of $13,196.
Built in 1960, this 11 Clinton Lane hi ranch in Jericho sold for $765,000 on June 6. It has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, office, fireplace, 2-car garage, patio, no basement and yearly property taxes of $12,733.
This 55 Orange Dr. split-level home in Jericho sold for $722,500 on June 19. It has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a finished partial basement, eat-in kitchen, vaulted ceilings, skylights and yearly property taxes of $17,518.
Homes shown here represent closed sales, sold by a variety of agencies and selected for their interest to readers by the Syosset-Jericho Tribune editor. Except where noted, data and photos are provided courtesy of Multiple Listing Service of Long Island, Inc.
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SSNY shall mail copy of any process served against the LLC to CORA GROSS; 53 IRVING DRIVE; WOODBURY, NEW YORK, 11797. Purpose: any lawful purpose. 7-11-4; 6-27-20-13-6-2014116938-SYO/JER LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that an on premises license, #TBA has been applied for Kbay Corp. d/b/a Kashi Japanese of Syosset to sell beer, wine and liquor at retail in an on premises establishment. For on premises consumption under the ABC law at 343A Jericho Turnpike Syosset, NY 11791. 7-4; 6-27-2014-2T#118642-SYO/JER
LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 246, Article III, Section 246-18-E of the Code of the Town of Oyster Bay, notice is hereby given that the Zoning Board of Appeals has scheduled a public meeting, which will take place in the LEGAL NOTICE Town Hall Meeting Room, Notice of formation of 170 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, PARK AVENUE, LLC. Ar- New York, on JULY 10, ticles of organization filed 2014, at 7:00 P. M., to consid-
SYOSSET MATTHEW KARPOICH: (A) Variance to construct two story rear addition having less side yard setback and aggregate side yards than permitted by Ordinance; also encroachment of eaves and gutters. (B) Variance to allow an existing circular driveway having less front yard setback than permitted by Ordinance. E/s/o Berry Hill Rd., 100 ft. N/o Church St., a/k/a 138 Berry Hill Road, Syosset, NY APPEAL NO. 14-242 SYOSSET ANDREA KING: (A) Variance to allow existing steps from front porch to grade having less average front yard setback than permitted by Ordinance. (B) Variance to allow an existing deck having less rear yard setback than permitted by Ordinance. (C) Variance to allow existing front porch and rear deck exceeding maximum building coverage than permitted by Ordinance. N/s/o Market Dr., 491.94 ft. E/o Comet Rd., a/k/a 28 Market Drive, Syosset, NY JUNE 30, 2014 BY ORDER OF THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS TOWN OF OYSTER BAY, OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK 7-4-2014-1T#118811-SYO/JER
ONE ‘RAZ’ TAFURO WAY MUTTONTOWN, NY 11791 There will be a swearing in on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Muttontown Village Hall, located at One ‘Raz’ Tafuro Way, Muttontown, NY for those elected at the June 17, 2014 Village election as follows: For the Office of Mayor for a term of four (4) years: Julianne W. Beckerman For the Office of Trustee for a term of four (4) years: Julie Albernas Salvatore Benisatto Carl Juul-Nielsen All are welcome to attend. Lisa A. Lolis Village Clerk July 4, 2014 7-4-2014-1T-#119043-SYO/JER LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of 3 Saint Felix Street LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/23/2014. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is desig. agt. of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Benita Hussain, 457 State Street #3C, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Purpose: any lawful activity. 8-8-1; 7-25-18-11-4-20146T-#119066-SYO/JER
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Jericho Jewish Center (Conservative)
430 North Broadway Jericho, NY 11753 938-2540 jerichojc.com. Rabbi Ben Herman Cantor Barry Black Services Daily morning Minyan: Monday Friday 7:30 a.m. Daily evening Minyan: Sunday Thursday 8 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday evening Mincha and Kabbalat Shabbat: September - March - approximate candle lighting time April - August 7 p.m. Saturday evening Mincha and Maariv: approximate candle lighting time
North Shore Synagogue (Reform)
83 Muttontown Eastwoods Rd. Syosset, NY 11791 (516) 921-2282 or email office@ northshoresynagogue.org www.northshoresynagogue.org Rabbi Deborah K. Bravo Rabbi Jaimee B. Shalhevet Cantor Magda Fishman Cantor Rich Pilatsky Shabbat Services: Friday services - 7:30 p.m.
Monthly schedule: 1st Friday: Family Shabbat 2nd Friday: Tot Service at 5:30 p.m. 3rd Friday: Shabbat Alive-Musical service with clergy, keyboards, drums, & saxophone Rockin' Shabbat Nov. 22, Jan. 10, March 14, May 9 Saturday services 9:00 a.m. Torah Study 10:15 a.m. Service-in-the-Round B'nai Mitzvah Services according to website
Temple Beth Torah (Conservative)
243 Cantiague Rd. Westbury, NY 11590 334-7980 www.templebethtorahli.org Rabbi Michael Katz Cantor Kalman Fliegelman Services: Friday Evening Services, 6:30 p.m. Monthly family services 8 p.m. Saturday 9:45 a.m. and sundown Sunday 9 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday daily Minyan 8:30 p.m.
Temple Or Elohim (Reform)
18 Tobie Ln. Jericho, NY 11753 433-9888, ext. 14 email@example.com www.templeorelohim.com www.facebook.com/ TempleOrElohim
Rabbi Harvey Abramowitz Cantor David Aaron Katz Rabbi Emeritus Marvin Antosofsky Hasson Caterers on Premises Services: Friday evenings 7:30 p.m. Saturdays at 10 a.m. as indicated Occasional Havdalah Bar/Bat Mitzvahs 5:45 p.m. Monthly Musical Shabbats New Skype Program Free K-2 Please check our websites or like our Facebook page for more details about us. Our family is your family! We welcome you to join us at any of our events or services in our recently renovated building.
The eight ladies who had the Bat Mitzvah
Temple Hosts Adult B’nei Mitzvah It is said that age is in the eye of the beholder. To learn a new language, especially one where the letters don’t resemble what you are used to and you read “backwards’’ is a great challenge. Hebrew is such a language. A challenge is putting it mildly when we speak of eight ladies who chose The ladies gave a gift to the Rabbi after to become Bat Mitzvah the service and party. on May 3 at Temple Or and the congregation proud as they Elohim of Jericho. They read from the Torah, lead the prayer made a decision to stand not only service and gave heartfelt speeches in front of their families, but also about what the day meant to them. in front of 250 of their friends, and The Temple Or Elohim family has congregants to read, chant and lead previously had the pleasure of celethe group in prayer. brating Adult B’nei Mitzvot. Another This year’s group was composed Adult Class will be starting in the fall. of Gilda Balesh, Susan Bloomberg, If you are interested, please contact Gale Gluck, Elaine Mayer, Gail Rabbi Abramowitz by email at Mayer, Audrey Newman, Hetti Rabbi@templeorelohim.com or call Perlmutter, and Esther Reich. Each 516-433-9888, ext. 14. one of them made Rabbi Harvey — Temple Or Elohim Abramowitz, Cantor David Katz,
Midway Jewish Center (Conservative)
330 S. Oyster Bay Rd. Syosset, NY 11791 516-938-8390, www.mjc.org Rabbi Perry Raphael Rank Associate Rabbi Joel Levenson Morning Minyan Monday & Thursday 6:15 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 6:30 a.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. & sundown Sunday 9:00 a.m. Shabbat Services 6:00 p.m. Nursery School Ages 2 – 4 Religious School Grades Kindergarten – High School
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SYAC Team Photo Night
The annual SYAC Photo Night is always a fun occasion to don team uniforms and make funny faces with teammates. This year, sunny skies prevailed in May as softball teams and coaches in SYAC Girls Softball posed for team pictures. SYAC fields teams in four divisions. Instructional (grades K-1), Pony (2-3), and Junior (4-5) play games at school fields. SYAC’s Senior teams (6-7) compete in the Majors Division of the InterTown League that includes teams from Plainview, Jericho and Farmingdale, with home games played at Syosset-Woodbury Park. SYAC also hosts a travel division, which plays games on weekends at home and in neighboring towns. The SYAC board of directors is looking for new members to contribute their time and energies to making a fun season happen for girls in our community. Anyone interested should contact their coach or commissioner. For more information: www.SYACGS.org. — SYAC
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Left to Right: Shelly Wool and Carole Rudin of Syosset, with Joyce Korn of Melville, were members of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program’s team at the recent fundraising walk.
Syosset Women Walk The Walk BY TRIBUNE STAFF Shelly Wool and Carole Rudin of Syosset recently walked 13.1 miles to raise money to support breast cancer organizations on Long Island. Wool and Rudin participated in the LI2DAY Walk as members of the team of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program, an organization that has provided emotional support and counseling to breast cancer patients and their families for 34 years. The half-marathon walk started
and ended at Smith Point Beach in Shirley, with nearly 600 participants, including many breast cancer survivors. In 10 years, LI2Day has raised more than $5 million, funding local programs such as the Adelphi Hotline, awarding a yearly breast cancer research grant to Cold Spring Harbor Lab and providing scholarships to 54 students. For information about LI2DAY, visit http://li2daywalk.com. To reach the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline, call 1-800-877-8077.
Golf Classic A Success The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation held its 21st Annual Golf Classic on June 9, at Sands Point Golf Club in Port Washington. The event honored Kim and John Horan of Upper Brookville, principals of Horan Construction and well-known Long Island philanthropists; and raised more than $270,000. The proceeds will go to benefit the programs and services of the foundation, which are designed to improve the quality of life for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and for their caregivers. Pictured, from left, are golfers Dan Burch, Rick Meskell, Golf Classic honoree John Horan, and Chris Reilly.
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