Issuu on Google+

$1

Friday, January 13, 2017

Vol. 77, No. 2

Nine Jericho students named Regeneron Scholars

Nine Jericho seniors were named Regeneron Scholars on January 4, the highest amount from any Long Island school and a number that is tied for the most at one school nationally. A total of 300 students nationally were named Scholars. This contest was formerly known as the Intel Science Talent Search and the semifinalists are now known as scholars. The students are listed below with the title of their project.

Ruiwen Fu

Potent Treatment of Renal Fibrosis: A Novel Inhibitor of Hipk2- Smad3 Interaction

Grace Hu

Advanced Au-SPIONs: Synthesis and Comparison of Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Personalized Nanomedicine

Justin Kim

Tannic Acid and its Synthetic Derivatives for Enhanced b-Lactam Antibiotic Susceptibility Through b-Lactamase Inhibition

Nathaniel Lee

Novel Femtosecond ZnSe Ceramic Based Optical Parametric Oscillators: Cost-Effective Lasers for Infrared Spectroscopy Applications

Sandra Li

Elucidating Cancer Racial Health Disparities: The Differential Response of African and Caucasian American Colon Cancer Cells to Vitamin E

Adam Pahlavan

Connecting the Spin-Diluted Ising Model to Bacterial Chemotaxis: A Cluster- Based Approach to Characterizing See page 20

Photo by Denise Nash

(Back row, left to right) Justin Kim, Zhitong Wang, Brian Sang, Grace Hu, Nathaniel Lee, and Adam Pahlavan. (Front row, left to right) Ruiwen Fu, Sandra Li, and Archana Verma.

Town Supervisor resigns amid political scandal BY GARY SIMEONE

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, who is under indictment on federal corruption charges, officially resigned from his position last Wednesday. The former Supervisor said in a statement to the public, that it was in the best interests of the town and its residents that he resign and focus on clearing his name. Deputy Supervisor and Councilman Joseph Muscarella has been acting as interim Supervisor since Venditto left office. In his statement to the public which was issued after the announcement of his resignation, Venditto said “I realize that a number people have formed an opinion of me over the past year or so, particularly in light of the federal charges that have been brought against me. However, those who truly know me understand that I have never sought

to personally profit from my time in public service.” He added as an example that he began drawing pension in January of 2016, two years after he was eligible to do so. “I reduced my Town salary by the amount of my pension so that my total compensation remained exactly the same. All of this was done at a substantial savings to our already hard-pressed taxpaying residents, and also to avoid any appearance of double-dipping.” As a result of the indictment and the federal corruption charges brought against him he said that, “I have decided to leave my position as the Oyster Bay Town Supervisor. I now feel that it is in the best interests of the Town and its residents for me to do so, especially since it will be difficult, if not impossible, for me to function as the Town Supervisor going forward, as I focus on clearing my name.”

Town Councilman and interim Supervisor, Muscarella, said of Venditto’s decision, “Supervisor Venditto dedicated many years of his life to public service and can look back upon many positive accomplishments during his tenure. We wish him well as he addresses the personal issues that are before him.” Many residents had differing opinions on the former Supervisor’s decision to resign from his post. Amanda Field, the new Plainview Water District Commissioner, said that, “Venditto resigned to take this time to focus on clearing his name. The courts will decide the outcome of this story.” Another resident said on a Fa cebook page calling for his resignation, “He should step down... He barely won the last election. And in January he started collecting his pension. Many will say he did a lot of things for the TOB. But at what cost? The town is broke and has a

Junk Bond Rating. He sold the Highway Dept. building in Syosset after spending millions of dollars to update the property. What’s it going to cost us to relocate them when the lease runs out? We can’t keep mortgaging our kids future!” Yet another resident exclaimed, “What’s best for the town and its residents is a resignation!” A special meeting was called this past Friday at Oyster Bay Town Hall to consider the selection of a new supervisor to replace Venditto. The meeting was postponed to Tuesday, January 10th however because half of the Town Council failed to show up at the meeting. Muscarella said he is not seeking the Town Supervisor’s position and that he wants to continue to serve the public in the capacity that he serves.

Syosset chef honored by BOCES Barry Tech PAGE 21 Robert Seaman School Winter Concert PAGE 12


Friday, January 13, 2017

2

What’s Happening

January 13

The Syosset Public Library begins its series of meetings for the "English Conversation Group" today from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and will continue through the winter. The film "Waitress" will be shown at the Syosset Public Library at 2 p.m. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 108 minutes long. At 4 p.m. at the Syosset Public Library, Mad Science of Long Island will present "Matter of Fact" for children in grades 3 through 5.

January 14

"AARP Smart Driving" class will be held in a single session program today from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. Advanced registration is required. "Golden Boys of Rock and Roll" with the Evergreen Trio will be a concert at the Syosset Public Library at 7:30 p.m. A limited number of tickets are available in advance of the performance.

January 16

At 11 a.m. at the Syosset Public Library, the children's film "Enchanted" will be shown. 107 minutes long, the film is rated PG. Children under the age of 8 years old should be accompanied by an adult. "Fit & Fabulous with Linda Ray" will begin today at 7 p.m. and continue for seven session for patrons who have pre-registered for the Jericho Public Library series.

January 17

"How To Pay Less Income Tax" will be offered at the Syosset Library at 1 pm, led by Barry Lisak, and Internal Revenue Service enrolled agent, tax professional and weekly tax columnist for The Chief.

January 18

Galina Lampert will be at the Jericho Public Library to lead a "Jewelry Workshop" at 7 p.m. The session will demonstrate how to make a beautiful necklace with natural shell and stone lentil beads. Please register in advance at the Circulation Desk and choose your color to work on.

January 19

"The New President of the United States" will be discussed by Howard Shurdut at the Syosset Library at 2 p.m.

Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Chair of the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation's Legal Advisory Board, former NYS Assemblywoman and TV legal contributor, will be at the Syosset Public Library at 2 p.m. to present a discussion of "Elder Law and Estate Planning Update".

January 22

"Songs All Italophiles Luv" will be performed by award-winning songwriter and producer, Michael Castaldo, who will sign classic Italian songs and tell stories of Italy. The performance will be held at the Syosset Library at 1 p.m.

January 23

The Jericho Public Library hosts an "EnglishConversation Group" from 10 a.m. through 12 noon for patrons with some understanding of English. From 4 to 4:30 p.m. at the Syosset Public Library, children in grades Kindergarten through 1st can join "Snacks & Stories" today and on February 6.

Syosset Woodbury Chamber welcomes Plainview Mailroom The Syosset Woodbury Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member Kishore Hemrajani of Plainview Mailroom. The friendly staff at Plainview Mailroom are trained, professional packing experts. They pack, ship, copy, print-- a one stop shop for dozens of business services large or small! Stop by and meet the staff with “Super Star Customer Care” at 329 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Plainview. 516935-SHIP. Please visit and “like” the Chamber’s Facebook page: Syosset Woodbury Chamber of Commerce. For more Chamber info contact Tricia Shannon 516978-6832 or Tricia.Shannon@elliman.com

New Member Kishore Hemrajani owner of Plainview Mailroom

January 27

A book-to-film discussion will be held at the Syosset Public Library at 2 p.m., beginning with a showing of the film "Me Before You" and then a discussion of both the film and the book by Jojo Moyes. The film is rated PG-13 and runs 110 minutes long. "Friday Films & Fun" at the Syosset Public Library will be held for children in grades 1 and 2. Limited registration begins January 11.

January 30

The Jericho Public Library hosts an "EnglishConversation Group" from 10 a.m. through 12 noon for patrons with some understanding of English. "Winter Craft" for children in grades Kindergarten through 2nd will be held at the Syosset Public Library from 7 to 7:45 p.m. At 7:30 p.m. at the Syosset Public Library, a "20 & 30-Something Title Swap" will be held with Librarians Jessikah Chautin and Stacey Levine.

January 31

A Thousand Splendid Suns, written by Khaled Hosseini, will be discussed at the Syosset Public Library at 1:30 p.m as part of the "Looking Back to 2007" series during January.

January 20

The Syosset Advance

Chamber Members attend Grand Opening of Plainview Mailroom

Yes! I want to subscribe to The Syosset Advance!

Compiled by Meg Meyer

Published every Friday by Litmor Publishing Corp. Periodical Postage paid at Hicksville, N.Y. 11801 Telephone 931-0012 - USPS 3467-68 Postmaster: Send Address Change to: The Syosset Advance, 821 Franklin Ave., Suite 208 Garden City, N.Y. 11530 Meg Norris Publisher

1 yr............ $2000

2 yr ...........$4000

Name

Please add $10 per year for delivery out of Nassau County

Address

City Zip

3 yr ...........$5000

Phone

Send To: The Syosset Advance 821 Franklin Ave., Suite 208 Garden City, N.Y. 11530

Exp. Date Card #

/

/

M/C Visa Check enclosed

CVC #


Syosset HS's benevolence on stage at the U.N.

The Syosset-Woodbury Rotary presented the Paul Harris Fellow Recognition Award at a dinner hosted at Bella Notte Restaurant, Syosset. This award is presented in the name of Rotary’s founder, Paul Harris, and is given in recognition to a person(s) who exhibits caring and concern for others, and dedicated commitment to service to the community. Warren Church and Sam Novick, long time SyossetWoodbury Rotarians, were recognized for this honor at a recent Rotary Holiday celebration. The club wishes to offer its congratulations to our fellow Rotarians.

Rotary Honoree Sam Novick, Past Rotary District Governor Dr. Eileen Gentilcore, Rotary Honoree Warren Church, and Rotary President Bob Mittleman.

Photo courtesy of the Syosset School District

Adam Canarick, co-president of Syosset High School’s Interact Club, was the youngest panelist and only high school student to present to over 700 young adults at the U.N. headquarters. He is congratulated by Interact adviser Carisa Steinberg, who has led student efforts to raise money for the Gift of Life and other worthwhile charitable causes.

"Believe and Achieve... It's Okay to Learn Differently"

Levittown student Annie Tao, a senior science research student at Division Avenue High School, was accepted to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Partners for the Future Program. Developed in 1990, this prestigious program is offered to select students on Long Island who show great promise in biomedical and basic biologic research. During this yearlong research program, Annie will conduct independent research alongside some of the world’s leading researchers and will have access to state-of-theart technology, equipment and laboratory materials. Her research will focus on the study of mutations and the timing of gene expression in a strand of caenorhabditis elegans (worms). At the conclusion of the program, Annie will present her research to peers and laboratory mentors and administrators. The Levittown School District congratulates Annie on this prestigious accomplishment. Photo courtesy of the Syosset School District.

Get Ready for Fall 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church &

Faith Nursery School

2016-2017 Admissions Open House Sunday, January 22, 2017, 12-3 pm Grades 1-12

The school is well-known for its individualized program for students in grades 1-12 with AD/HD, and learning disabilities including: Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Auditory Processing Disorders, and Language (Expressive/Receptive) Processing Disorders. Emphasis is placed on academic excellence, differentiated instruction, social emotional growth, and college & career counseling in small supportive classes.

Call TODAY for a Private Tour

1 9 2 4

322 Port Washington Blvd. Port Washington, NY 11050 Tel: (516) 365-4900 Fax: (516) 627-5648 www.vincentsmithschool.org The Vincent Smith School is a non-profit corporation and is open to all without regard to race, creed or nation origin.

OCFS License #: 736780

Offering Quality Early Childhood Education Since 1965

231 Jackson Avenue * Syosset, NY 11791 * 516-921-3330

www.faithsyosset.org

Classes for:

Faithsyosset@gmail.com

Toddler, 3 and 4 Year old children

Half Day * Extended Day * Full Day Before School and After School Care Available You are cordially invited to our

Open House Saturday, January 21, 2017 11:00am – 2:00pm

"Faith Nursery School is where lifelong learning begins and lifelong friendships are made!"

Friday, January 13, 2017

Syosset-Woodbury Rotary presents awards

3


Friday, January 13, 2017

4

COLLEGE NOTES

POETs (Persons of Extraordinary Talent) make significant contributions to The Honors College. They lead student groups during orientation and help new students learn about UAlbany and The Honors College. Joseph Walsh of Syosset was named to this prestigious position. POETs also represent The Honors College at the UAlbany Fall Open House by providing information to prospective students and their families. Throughout the year, they serve as role models and provide support to other Honors students as needed. n

Adam R. Silverman, of Woodbury, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies-Adolescence Education at the State University of New York at

Fredonia. n

Syosset native Brett Levine, a Integrated Marketing Communications student at Ithaca College, was inducted into the Oracle Honor Society. Founded in 1928, the Oracle Honor Society is a historic Ithaca College honor society that recognizes academic excellence. New students who achieve a GPA within the top 10 percent of students in their academic school after completing two full semesters at the college are invited to accept membership into the society. n

Dean College is pleased to announce that Jake Glassheim of Woodbury has earned a place on the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester.

Syosset student learns from a master

Aiden Zavardino of the Syosset CSD (bottom right), who studies vocal music at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts, participates in a Master Class with conductor and educator David Fryling. Director of Choral Activities at Hofstra University, Mr. Fryling conducts both the select Hofstra Chorale and Hofstra Chamber Choir, and teaches beginning and advanced studies in choral conducting, as well as graduate-level studies in choral conducting and choral literature.

Long Island band has innovative jewelry idea BY GARY SIMEONE

The idea for the bracelet made entirely of guitar strings came from the tour bus of Tim Barbour and Jenny Mann who together make up the national touring rock band, Blameshift. It was on the bus itself that the duo got the inspiration to take used guitar strings and turn them into stunning pieces of jewelry. That was how ‘Strung’ was born, a music inspired jewelry line made from authentic guitar strings. “As a band we spend 250 days touring the country and as guitar players we change strings quite often,” said Barbour. “The strings are pretty much laid out all over the bus so we got this idea to try and make some use out of them.” Mann, who is a Syosset resident, said she started to make bracelets out of the strings and wear them around her wrists. “In July of 2014 while traveling to play the Vans Warped Tour, Tim was changing his guitar strings for a show,” said Mann. “I noticed that his strings, when wrapped up in a circular fashion, resembled a bracelet. I thought hey that could be a cool idea for bracelets for people to wear round their wrists. She said that with the combination of the silver electric guitar strings and the gold and bronze acoustic guitar strings paired together they were a perfect mix for stunning pieces of jewelry. In July of last year they sold their first “Strüng” Bracelet at one of their

shows and that same night were completely sold out of every bracelet they had made. The band started to become known for its original jewelry line more than its music. They ended up launching the jewelry idea on their website, Getstrung. com and have been trying to develop awareness of their brand through social media and other platforms. Just recently the two musicians were part of a trade show at the Jacob Javit’s Center, showcasing their jewelry line and are set to participate in the NAMM show in Anaheim, California where they will try to spread the word about Sprung. “We are going to try and lock in a few artists there to try to get them on board with donating their used strings,” said Barbour. He said that there are companies out there that do make jewelry out of guitar strings but what is original about their brand is that they are real musicians who are selling the product. “What is unique about us is that we are using our music as our main marketing platform. That is something that you don’t see too often.” The duo said that their main goal is to try and make their jewelry line a national brand that sells in stores across the country. For now jewelry pieces by Strung including beads, bracelets, necklaces and collections can be found in many retail stores across Long Island including All Music in Plainview.

Professional Guide

Advertising in the Professional Guide makes it possible for New York State professionals to display their calling, to over 50,000 reader each week for less than the price of having business cards printed by the thousands! Do you qualify as a licensed professional? Call today and let us begin listing you in our next issue

THINKING OF SELLING? NOW IS THE TIME SYOSSET OFFICE

Visit us at elliman.com/long-island

317 Jackson Avenue 516.921.2262

110 WALT WHITMAN ROAD, HUNTINGTON STATION, NY, 11746. 631.549.7401 | © 2017 DOUGLAS ELLIMAN REAL ESTATE.

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY.


5

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, January 15th, 12:00 – 1:30pm 125 Sagamore Drive, Syosset, NY SD #2. MLS# 2826578. $1,999,000. Lois Kirschenbaum, c.516.526.7425

Sunday, January 15th, 12:00 – 2:00pm 16 Talley Road, East Hills, NY SD #3. MLS# 2877781. $2,398,000. Golie Oheb, c.516.790.9925

Sunday, January 15th, 2:30 – 4:00 28 Schoolhouse Lane, Roslyn Heights, NY SD #2. MLS# 2879703. $2,450,000. Golie Oheb, c.516.790.9925

Brookville, NY SD #15. MLS# 2857375. $1,999,000. Golie Oheb, c.516.790.9925

Brookville, NY SD #15. MLS# 2898776. $2,150,000. Jill Landow, c.516.993.0975

Jericho, NY – The Hamlet SD #15. MLS# 2893726. $639,000. Gale Gregory Barbagallo, c.516.455.9531

Jericho, NY – The Hamlet SD #15. MLS# 2848712. $729,000. Gale Gregory Barbagallo, c.516.455.9531

Old Westbury, NY SD #15. MLS# 2890926. $2,699,000. Lois Kirschenbaum, c.516.526.7425

Roslyn Heights, NY SD #3. MLS# 2898677. $788,000. Eva Drabkin, c.516.978.1050

Roslyn Heights, NY – Country Club SD #2. MLS# 2893821. $2,515,000. Golie Oheb, c.516.790.9925

Syosset, NY SD #2. MLS# 2890674. $1,478,000. Ronit Berman, c.516.330.3131

Roslyn Office • 516.484.1800 • 1400 Old Northern Blvd. 2nd Floor, Roslyn, NY Old Westbury Office • 516.626.7600 • 342 Wheatley Plaza, Greenvale, NY Each office is independently owned and operated. We are pledged to provide equal opportunity for housing to any prospective customer or client, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.

Friday, January 13, 2017

danielgale.com


Friday, January 13, 2017

6

Blank Slate 1-2 pg CSW 2017:Layout 1 12/23/16 10:22 AM Page 1

Catholic Schools Week Open Houses, Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Plainview resident opens Paleo baking business BY GARY SIMEONE

We create a better environment for learning. Rooted in kindness and respect, the ethos of a Catholic school emerges from the fact that students know that God loves them and that they are precious in His eyes. That they are accepted for who they really are. Uniforms remove many of the surface-level distractions of social status and peer pressure, and children learn that their value is not based on how others see them but on God’s always faithful love for them. To learn more about Catholic Schools Week Open Houses and to find a school near you, call 516-678-5800 x 258 or visit us online at www.LICatholicElementarySchools.org

It was four years ago when Plainview resident, Steven Friedman turned fifty years old that he decided to live a Paleo Lifestlye. His wife Nina wanted to try the lifestyle as well but told him he would need to start baking in order to satisfy her sweet tooth. That is what laid the grounds for the beginning of Bedrock Bakers. “Having always been a cook and not having any experience baking it was a bit of a challenge for me at first,” said Friedman. “I started baking muffins and other items to keep in the house and the whole thing kind of grew from there.” He said that being an avid member of a Crossfit gym, he had friends there that asked him to bake muffins for them as well. “Crossfit and Paleo have a strong connection and there are a number of Paleo prepared meal companies that supply the Crossfit community but there wasn’t anyone doing baked goods out there. So Bedrock Bakers was created to fill that void.” Bedrock Bakers, which sells a wide variety of gluten free, paleo, dairy free and all natural items doesn’t have a main location but instead allows customers to place orders online. Customers can either have them shipped or they can pick them up at several locations in Nassau and Suffolk County. The company also ships items nationwide. Friedman does all of his baking at the Kitchen Co-Op which is located in Amityville. The signature item of Bedrock Bakers is the Pagel which is a paleo friendly bagel. The Pagel is for sale in a couple of local retailers including Mission Nutrition in Bethpage and Get Healthy America in Plainview. Organic Krush in Woodbury uses The Pagels as a breakfast item on their menu. Friedman said that he has always

NOW ACCEPTING SIGN UPS FOR OUR GROUP LESSONS AND HOCKEY SKILLS CLINICS

COME Our Birthday Parties CELEBRATE Are The Best WITH US! GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE

10 OFF

$

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGE One Coupon Per Party. Not to be combined w/any other offer.

been an active person, playing Lacrosse in College and participating in his share of Triathlons and other endurance events over the years. Throughout his life he always thought he was eating healthy but after stumbling across a website written by former world class Triathlete he started to think differently. “When I turned 50 it was right in the middle of hurricane Sandy. The only thing working was my iPad and I happened to stumble across a website called marksdailyapple.com,” said Friedman. “Thewebsite was written by Mark Sisson a former world class Triathlete so there was a common ground there for me.” He said at the time he wasn’t looking for a lifestyle change but everything that he was reading on the website made sense to him. “From that day on I committed to a Paleo Lifestyle and I haven’t looked back.” More information about Bedrock Bakers and their products can be found on their website, www.bedrockbakers. com.

OPEN YEAR ROUND

Cozzi Pro Shop Open In Lobby TEEN NIGHT FRIDAYS 8:30-10:30

Steven Friedman and his wife Nina

 Learn to Skate   Program   Tots -Adults  Group Lessons 

Private Lessons Birthday Parties Public Sessions Hockey Programs

Registration is Ongoing For Hockey & Skill Development Clinics

3345 HILLSIDE AVE. NEW HYDE PARK, NY Just West of Herricks Road

516-746-1100

Gift Certificates Available

www.icelandlongisland.com


7 Friday, January 13, 2017

Problem: The LIRR's Main Line Corridor is dangerous, loud, ugly and obsolete.  

Solution: The LIRR's Third Track project will transform the Corridor into a 21st Century thoroughfare, enhancing quality of life and increasing property value in Central Nassau

886935

Learn more about the third track project, its benefits for local residents, commuters and the Long Island region at www.righttrackforlongisland.com


Friday, January 13, 2017

8

14480 GVS Litmore A 1.17_Layout 1 1/9/17 10:06 PM Page 1

SCHOOL AND CAMP DIRECTORY 2017

Where Every Child is Known and Inspired to Excel, to Lead, to Care

Scholar. Artist. Athlete. Citizen. Leader. Recognized for academic

excellence since 1923, Green Vale’s exceptional teachers, extraordinary learning environment, and careful attention to each student lead to outstanding high school placements.

Admissions Open House Dates Join us @ 9:00 am • January 24 • April 6

Please contact the Admissions Office at 516.628.5146 or admissions@greenvaleschool.org

The GreenVale School 250 Valentine’s Lane, Old Brookville, NY 11545

greenvaleschool.org


9

The Green Vale School

Where Every Child is Known ... and Inspired to Excel, to Lead, to Care The Green Vale School, founded in 1923, is one of the nation’s premier elementary schools and Long Island’s largest independent elementary school. Families from over 35 school districts are drawn to the School by the outstanding faculty, excellent facilities and small classes in Pre-Nursery through 8th Grade. Upon graduation, Green Vale students are prepared to thrive at the nation’s most challenging secondary schools, colleges and universities.

Green Vale’s tradition is to provide a challenging liberal arts education with an emphasis on character development. Green Vale students are enthusiastic about whatever task or project is at hand, and are ever mindful of the traits of respect and responsibility inherent in good citizenship. They enjoy every opportunity to build a foundation for successful and engaged learning.

Green Vale’s 40 acre campus is home to five indoor and outdoor science labs; art, choral, band and crafts studios; seven playing fields; and a new athletic and fitness center. Virtually all classrooms are wireless and equipped with SMART Boards. Green Vale’s Early Childhood Center, built in 2000, was designed exclusively for 2 to 5 year olds and features heated floors, low windows, an outdoor playground and group spaces for collaborative learning. The Green Vale School holds our students’ safety in the utmost importance with campus-wide surveillance, vehicle I.D. tags, five security guards on premises, automated security gates, and security booth at Green Vale’s main entrance. Come and visit Green Vale. Walk the hallways, observe a literature discussion group, listen to a concert rehearsal, monitor a Harkness Table discussion, watch our youngest students bound off to technology, science, art and sports – all of these moments provide a window into the school Where Every Child is Known and Inspired to Excel, to Lead, to Care. Please call 516-628-5146 to schedule your private visit and campus tour with the Director of Admissions. Remaining Admissions Open House dates are: Tuesday, January 24 and Thursday, April 6. All presentations and tours begin at 9:00 am.

Friday, January 13, 2017

SCHOOL AND CAMP DIRECTORY 2017


Friday, January 13, 2017

10

SCHOOL AND CAMP DIRECTORY 2017

Join Us For An Open House Sunday, January 22nd Sunday, January 29th (Snow Date)

Sunday, March 19th Sunday, April 30th Noon to 3:00 pm


BY GINA LEVY Every year around the holidays, the fifth graders get to show off their skills against their teachers and this year was no different. The students were ready to take on their teachers from the past and current years. The other students in the school were cheering both the teachers and students on. The noise was thunderous and their spirits were high. Both the teachers and students did not hold back. The games were close but in the end the students won. Everyone had a great time playing and cheering each other on!

Get it!

I got this! Teachers setting up!

The Teams

Reaching for a shot

We are ready to play!

Lining up for our game!

Boys are ready to play

Hanging out waiting our turn!

Friday, January 13, 2017

Seaman School 5th grade volleyball game

This team is ready!

11


12 Friday, January 13, 2017

Robert Seaman Elementary School Winter Concert BY DARLENE PERGOLA-APOLANT

The Robert Seaman Elementary School winter concert was a night to remember. The children were amazing and had a lot of fun. Their hard work definitely paid off! It began with the fifth grade band playing the 1st Classic Suite arranged by Mr. Steven Marsh and Mrs. Deana Verone, Wolfgang in the Percussion Box and Distant Journey, by

Mrs. Verone leading the chorus

Making sure there is enough water

Joseph Compello and Paul Lavender. The pieces were beautifully played. The next group to play was the fifth grade orchestra. They played the 2nd Classic Suite led by Ms. De Gioia, performing the New World Symphony Theme by Dvorak Arr. Allen and the Theme from Brahms Symphony No 1., by, Beechy. The students were happy and gave an amazing performance with a lot of energy and rhythm. Finally, the combined fourth and fifth grade chorus ended the night with songs like, “I Need a Winter Vacation” by John Jacobson and Mac Huff. Next the fourth grade chorus sung the “A Perfect Winter Day” and the Fifth Grade Chorus sang “A Winter Blast”. The combined chorus ended the evening with “We Are Family” cleverly substituting “We” for “Seaman” and bringing everyone to their feet with a huge standing ovation! Mrs. Verone did an amazing job and led the chorus with her beautiful music. A big thankyou to Mr. Marsh, Ms. De Gioia, Mrs.Verone, and Mrs. Costanza, our pianist, for their commitment to our children.

Getting ready to perform

Seaman Family

Principal Sherman making a last minute adjustment

Students making a presentation.

The Proud Chorus

Perfection!


Friday, January 13, 2017

“Jungle Book” Cycling Adventure Into Tiger Territory of India

BY KAREN RUBIN When I signed on to Royal Expeditions’ new “Jungle Book Wildlife Safari & Cycling Adventure” in India, I couldn’t believe or even visualize the concept of cycling through a wildlife sanctuary populated with tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild dogs, langur monkeys and jackals. And Royal Expeditions which devised this innovative, out-of-the-box trip, set in the same region as Rudyard Kipling’s beloved 1895 story, didn’t ask how fast I could ride (or, for that matter, whether I had any experience in single-track off-road biking). But here I am, on a rough cut, overgrown, rolling trail that serves as a forest corridor between the two national parks known for tigers – Pench and Kanha – where animals, including tigers, roam freely. This is confirmed when a naturalist who rides along with us points out tiger pugmarks (paw prints) in a sandy section of the trail we are riding. At one point, I find myself (inexplicably) well ahead of our group (which has as many guides, cycle experts and leaders as we tourists), including a jeep and a van loaded with supplies with snacks and our lunch that will be set up at the end of a ride in a guesthouse. Here I am, in a stretch of high, dense grass that reaches up to my

knee, with dense forest on both sides. I decide this isn’t the place to be alone – after all, the naturalist said that the tigers who live here (there are 8 who live in the corridor, and about 120 between the two national parks) are craftier, more intelligent, because they have less food (that is, not as many deer and monkeys to

munch), that they take advantage of the denser forest growth to surprise their prey, and are less used to humans (which I take to mean less afraid of humans and I am not particularly reassured that tigers don’t like the smell or taste of humans – how do they know?). Putting that together, I realize I am

G O I N G P L A C E S N E A R A N D F A R

the slowest prey around, so I ride back to meet up with the riders, recalling that old adage: you don’t have to be the fastest, just faster than someone else. That thought plays around in my mind, adding   to the adventure and sense of bravery – courage – that See page D2


D2 Friday, January 13, 2017

G O I N G P L A C E S, N E A R & F A R ....

“Jungle Book” Cycling Adventure Into Tiger Territory of India Continued from page D1

I’ve known only a couple of times in my life – that makes the exhilaration you feel after the ride- and not just from the physical challenge   – all the sweeter and richer. It’s a sense of personal triumph, of overcoming fear (of course, the danger was minimized by the safari vehicles which followed us and the guides who accompanied us, outnumbering our small band, not to mention we are here in mid-day when the scariest animals are least likely to be out and about and hunting. Still. That 25 km ride proves the most challenging cycling of Royal Expeditions’ unique and creative “Jungle Book Wildlife Safari & Cycling” tour. Vishal Singh, who designed the trip, said it was more challenging than expected because it was so soon after the rainy season. But it is exhilarating and thrilling and totaling fabulous – that sense of actual adventure and physical challenge – that also includes crossing a stream (I chicken out and find a place to walk across rocks).

Biking through the Forest Corridor linking Pench and Kanha National Parks in central India, populated with tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild dogs, langur monkeys and jackals © 2016 Karen Rubin/goingplacesfarandnear.com Most of the rides we take are challenging in their own way, but go

through villages and past farms, giving us a unique perspective on local life. The itinerary is set in the same region that provided the setting for Rudyard Kipling’s “Jungle Book” which he published in 1895, in central India, cycling through the same jungles (the word is Hindi for “forest”). This corridor, we are told, plays an important part in the conservation of the tigers - by linking the two national parks, which between them have about 120 tigers, helps promote diversity in the gene pool, and provides protected habitat for their long-term survival. Other tiger habitats in India are fast

becoming islands and there is little change in genetic pool of the tiger population. The landscape also supports diverse land use, and traditional forest dwelling tribal communities. Our visit, we are told, also has the function of raising awareness among local communities of the part they play in wildlife conservation (indeed, just days after our visit, Vishal Singh is leading a 160 km fundraising ride that goes along the entire forest corridor linking Pench and Kanha, to supply locals with smart phones so they can alert authorities to poaching).  A safari vehicle and van follow behind us (in case somebody can’t finish the ride). Every time we stop, a couple of fellows guys jump out, smartly dressed in their Pench Tree Lodge uniforms, and refill our water bottles, offer drinks in glasses, and offer snacks on a silver tray. Our ride is accompanied by Sagor Mahajan, our naturalist from the Pench Tree Lodge, who stops along the way (as much as to give us a rest as to impart wisdom) to point out spiders interesting trees and plants , and tell us about work been done by conservation organizations to save this critical landscape. For once in my life, I’m more fascinated than afraid of these gigantic insects: he points to a funnel web spider which makes an elaborate funnel and lives inside; and a giant (really gigantic) female wood spider (the male is much smaller and the female eats the male after mating unless there is some better food available). He says they make bullet-proof jackets out of

Biking on the Forest Corridor between Pench and Kanha National Parks © 2016 Karen Rubin/goingplacesfarandnear.com


D3

its web that is four times stronger than stainless steel. He points out Wandering Gliders - dragonflies that are the longest migrating insect, traveling from India to southern Africa, taking four to five generations to cover the distance; many bird species depend on the migrating gliders for food. As for how they know where to go? The wind temperature and humidity give them the direction and some suggest that the magnetic induction of the earth plays a part, like for sea turtles. He points out lichen on a tree, which is a sign that there is no pollution in this forest (significant considering that while we are in India, New Delhi has had to close its schools because the air pollution is so severe); indeed, the clear, crisp air is one of the reasons so many Indian people escape to these parks for relief. When we come upon tiger pugmarks, he shows us how to identify that it is male (more rounded toes), while the female’s is more pointed.

I learn that tigers are endangered while leopards are not, and it has a lot to do with the way they have evolved. Leopards can climb trees so have access to more prey like monkeys, and hunt mainly at night. A tiger male will only mate with a few females, and if she has cubs, will kill them in order to mate. The last 5 K of the 25K ride takes us through villages and passed farms where we watch people working in the fields, using scythes to cut down rice, and plows pulled by bulls. Our ride ends at the Sakata Forest Rest House, built in 1903 for the officers who patrolled the area (tourists can rent rooms here), where the staff of the Pench Tree Lodge sets up a fantastic lunch which we enjoy under a thatch-covered pavilion. We are among the first to do this cycling trip through this sanctuary – when you think about it, people are not allowed out of the safari vehicles otherwise, but here we are, on our bikes, or walking about with nothing between us and the wild animals who live here.

Vishal Singh, the managing director of Royal Expeditions, who accompanies us on this trip, has used his personal connections (his company was founded by a royal family of Jodhpur and connected to a Princess who also served  in Parliament and as the Minister of Culture), to convince the officials who control the sanctuary to issue permits for our cycling adventure. Some experiences are billed as “adventure” and wind up being as tame as a Disney themepark ride (though I have new respect for Disney’s Animal Kingdom safari ride). This really is adventure – even more than I had imagined it would be – actual mountain biking where we need to navigate rocks, sand, gravel, ruts, tall grass, descents and some climbs, and a small stream. After lunch, Vishal offers us the option of biking back along the same forest corridor – that is, 25K back, and this time, mostly uphill through the same high grass and broken, sandy and gravel trail. Not to mention it is

Friday, January 13, 2017

G O I N G P L A C E S, N E A R & F A R ....

already about 3 pm in the afternoon and it took about 4 hours to get here. We are really quite tuckered from what we have done, so everyone opts to pile onto the safari vehicle which has followed after us, along with the van that has been carrying the bike trailer (in case someone couldn’t finish the ride). We take satisfaction in the fact that it is even a difficult, rumbling ride back in the vehicle – and really can’t believe we did this by bike. Pench Tree Lodge 

What makes the experience all the more special are the accommodations: My room at Pench Tree Lodge (www. PenchTreeLodge) which only opened in 2016, is literally a tree house, built of all natural materials, but with stunning design, local and traditional art, and every comfort and amenity you could crave. There are just six of these tree house accommodations, spread over See page D6

W R I T E R’S C O R N E R

On the 2016-17 Hofstra basketball season BY LOU THEODORE Thanksgiving and Christmas is now a near distant memory. What’s the significance? It primarily means one thing for basketball buffs in the Nassau County area: the 2016-17 Hofstra basketball season is now in full swing. Every year, at about this time, I introduce the readers to Hofstra’s men’s basketball team and start the prediction process for the season. This year is no different – so here goes… I begin with some comments about last year’s team. There were concerns, hopes, and expectations: third year Coach Joe Mihalich was back with a team that featured Juan‘ya Green and Ameen Tanksley – the two Niagara University transfers and Brian Bernardi, plus power forward Princeton transferee Denton Koon and second year center Rokas Gustys. So what happened? They had a great season, winning the CAA (Colonial Athletic Association). The CAA tournament was up for grabs and I felt they had a chance to win it and earn a berth in the NCAA tournament. We were at the CAA tournament during March 4 -7 at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore when they ran out of gas (as I had predicted earlier) in the championship game. Nonetheless, it was a pleasant vacation and an exciting four days. This year’s tournament is scheduled in Charleston, S.C., and it is currently on

our radar screen. Three of last year’s super starting five are gone. As a former educator, I’m always interested in the disposition of the players once they graduate. It was tough getting straight answers this year but this is what I know at this point in time: Koon is playing somewhere in Europe, with Green and Tanksley playing (I hope) in the NBA Developmental League. This year’s team? Here is my analysis at the time of the posting of this article (December 25). The loss of last year’s BIG three was indeed BIG – the two top scorers (including Player of the Year Green) and the power forward. The team had a decent recruiting year. (Note: Every team claims they had a great recruiting year, so I no longer believe these press releases.) Notable additions include Deron Power (Hampton transfer), Eli Pemberton (freshman), Hunter Sabety (Tufts transfer), and Ty Greer (Daytona State transfer). Notable returnees – in addition to Gustys and Bernardi – include Desure Buie (out for year), Justin WrightForeman, and Jamall Robinson. Are there any concerns? Should there be concerns? The answer is YES. The team is presently in a developmental stage and only time will tell to what degree they will develop and improve. They have demonstrated an ability to score – sometime almost at will, but the defense is still somewhat porous. For

example, they were unable to adjust and negate St. Bonaventure’s two excellent guards during an earlier loss. And, to compound this problem, the team continues to primarily play zone defense which has had a definite negative impact on their performance. On the positive side is that Coach Mihalich is playing 8 players, so fatigue will not be a problem this season. More on this year’s personnel. All the noise is about freshman Eli Pemberton. Mihalich claims he will have a super career at Hofstra. An NBA scout told me that Pemberton’s number will be hanging from the rafters at the end of his collegiate career. He is a great scorer but (contrary to Mihalich’s comments) is short on speed and defense--but I have been wrong many times in the past. I believe that Hofstra’s hopes this year lie with two others. Powers is the fastest guard I have seen in years--he is grease lightening. What an absolute great addition to the backcourt. Ty Greer is listed at 6’6” but I think is 6’8” tall (and growing?) with a long wingspan and tremendous leaping ability. He’s the sleeper. However, I have repeatedly claimed that it is great guards that get a team to a championship game, but it is great defensive guards that get you to the Promised Land; i.e., win a championship. I’m not sure that Mihalich has someone to fill that role. Bottom line: this may be Hofstra’s year. They

are off to a mediocre start, boasting (at the time of submission) a (9-8) overall record and (1-3) in the CAA. I still like their chances. Then again, it may turn out to be a rebuilding season for a host of reasons. Attending Hofstra games for me still remains the best sports buy in the New York Metropolitan area; its’s even cheaper than going to the movies. There is ample free parking, easy access in and out of the Mack Sports Complex, the concession stands are not a rip-off ($3.50 for a dog, $3.00 for a soda, etc.), and there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Did I mention that its $6 for seniors and children, and the whole exciting atmosphere is conducive to family attendance? I don’t think this is an exaggeration, but almost every home game last year turned out to be a thriller. It was raw excitement. Share it with someone you care about. In the meantime, my Basketball Coaching 101 book is still out in the marketplace at either amazon.com or createspace.com for $17.95. It makes an excellent New Year’s/post-Christmas gift. Consider buying the book – I really do need the royalty money to help subsidize my gambling habits. Visit the author at: www.theodorenewsletter.com or on his Facebook page at Basketball Coaching 101


Friday, January 13, 2017

D4

Y O U R S O C I A L S E C U R I T Y

Turning 66 in 2017? Consider Filing for Benefits this Month BY TOM MARGENAU

I write a column similar to this one every January. But I don’t mind plagiarizing myself because it contains a very important message for people planning to retire in 2017. January is a critical month for the hundreds of thousands of potential Social Security beneficiaries who are reaching 66, their so-called full retirement age, in 2017. The important message: Most of them should consider filing for their benefits this month, even though they may not reach their retirement age until later in the year. Please note: This technique should not be employed by folks who plan to use the soon-to-disappear maximizing strategy called “file and restrict” (still available to people turning 66 in 2017) because that procedure requires you to wait until age 66 or later before filing for benefits. If you want to delay filing for your own Social Security benefits until age 70 to get a 32 percent delayed retirement bonus, then you also should forgo the procedure discussed in this column. But if you are not interested in either of those strategies, and plan to start your benefits at 66 in 2017, then, as I said, you may want to file for benefits in January. The reason for this early filing timeframe has to do with some quirky and complicated features of Social Security’s earnings penalty provisions. Those provisions generally keep seniors who are still working off of Social Security’s rolls until they reach that magic “full retirement age.” The law essentially says if you are over 62 but under your full retirement age and are still working full time, you are not eligible for Social Security. Specifically, the rules require that the SSA deduct $1 from any retirement benefits you might be due for every $2 you earn over $16,920 in 2017. However, the rules say that once you reach your full retirement age, you are due full Social Security benefits, even if you are still working and no matter how much money you are making. We’ll follow an example. Let’s say Ed was born in July 1951, which means he’ll reach his full retirement age of 66 in July 2017. And let’s further say Ed generally makes about $80,000 per year, and he plans to continue working indefinitely. Based on the earnings penalty rules I briefly outlined above, Ed figures he must wait until July (his full retirement age) to begin collecting his Social Security benefits. As I said, at that magical point, the earnings penalty rules no longer apply and he can get his Social Security. And prior to that, he’s making way more than the $16,920 income threshold.

But here is why Ed should check into applying for Social Security in January. Congress set up a more lenient earnings threshold for the year you reach your full retirement age. Specifically, it says you can earn up to $44,880 between January and the month you reach your full retirement age and still get Social Security benefits. And even if you earn more than $44,880, you lose only $1 from your benefits for every $3 you exceed that threshold. Ed is going to make $40,000 between January and June (i.e., before he reaches the magic age of 66). And that’s under the $44,880 threshold for 2017, which means Ed is due benefits beginning in January. He does NOT have to wait until July to apply for his Social Security checks. There is a bit of a catch. By starting his benefits in January, Ed will be accepting a slightly reduced amount. (Benefits are reduced roughly one-half of one percent for each month they are taken before full retirement age.) If Ed’s Social Security benefit at full retirement age is $2,000 per month, let’s look at his options. Ed’s first option is to wait until July (his full retirement age) to start his Social Security benefits. He’ll get $2,000 per month for six months or $12,000 for the year 2017. Ed’s second option is to file for Social Security in January. By starting his benefits slightly early, his monthly rate is reduced to $1,940. That comes out to $23,280 in total benefits for the year 2017. The downside to option two is his ongoing monthly benefit rate will be $1,940, $60 less than what he would have been getting in option one. But because he’d be getting about $11,000 less in total 2017 benefits in option one, it would take Ed a long time to make up that loss with his extra $60 per month in ongoing benefits. If I were Ed, I’d choose the second option. Even if Ed was going to make more than the $44,880 income threshold between January and June, he only loses one dollar in Social Security benefits for each three dollars he exceeds that amount. So he probably still comes out ahead by filing in January. Here is a quick example using that scenario. Let’s say Ed will make $50,000 between January and June. That’s $5,120 over the $44,880 limit. And onethird of that excess, or about $1,707, must be deducted from his 2017 benefits. But he would still get $21,573 in benefits for the year. That’s still way better than the $12,000 he would be due by waiting until July to file for his Social Security. I know these rules are complicated, and the math in the examples above might be difficult to follow. But my overall message is easy to follow: If

you’re reaching age 66 in 2017, talk to a Social Security representative sometime this month to find out if it’s to your advantage to file for those benefits in January.

If you have a Social Security question, Tom Margenau has the answer. Contact him at thomas.margenau@comcast.net. COPYRIGHT 2017 CREATORS.COM

C R O S S W O R D P U Z Z L E

Answers on page D5


LEO’S Saturday, January 14th • 9:00pm

Live Music Featuring

“His Boy Elroy”

Thursday is Mexican Night at Leo’s

Margaritas Mohitos Fish Tacos Fajitas Tacos

Kayaking in the Morro Bay National Estuary Preserve. Winter is birding season in the California coastal town on the Pacific Flyway, when more than 200 species can be sighted (photo by Dave E. Leiberman).

Lovebirds, BirdLovers Descend on Morro Bay for Winter Bird Festival MORRO BAY, Calif. –Lovebirds and bird lovers flock to Morro Bay, a quaint Californian coastal town located along the Pacific Flyway in winter, which is birding season. The  Morro Bay National Estuary Preserve  and its 800-acre wetland are home more than 250 species of land, sea, and shore birds, both migratory and resident and dozens of endangered species including Peregrine Falcons.  Lovebirds flock to Morro Bay in the winter to enjoy the romantic sunsets, restaurants and cozy hotel rooms. Find a plethora of bird watching and love bird lodging specials throughout January and February here, including offers to stay two nights and get third night half-off.   Plus, every hotel guest in January/February receives a Food & Wine Passport with over $90 in food offers. Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival Every Martin Luther King weekend, more than 500 bird lovers from around the world attend the annual  Winter Bird Festival. Morro Bay is a globally important bird area, making it the perfect place to see, photograph, and learn about birds. Morro Bay is on the Pacific Flyway. More than 200 species can be sighted during the Festival weekend. While you’re in town, kayak through the National Estuary

Channels, sail the bay and watch a variety of birds take flight, or hike near Morro Rock, a key haven for the once endangered bird, the peregrine falcon. Online registration for the 2017 Festival is open. But that’s not all to discover in Morro Bay. For information on all the exciting things to do and see in Morro Bay, visit www.morrobay.org.

Order Our famous wings, chili, chicken tenders, etc. EARLY for the Big Game February 4th!! Now Serving Breakfast Daily

8:00-11:30AM Friday Only 25% Off Entire

Saturday Only 25% Off Entire

Lunch or Dinner Check

Lunch or Dinner Check

Lobster Dishes & 14 oz. Black Angus Steak not included. Not available at the bar • Coupon Must Be Presented At Time of Ordering • Expires 1/19/17 • Dine In Only Good for parties of 8 or less • May only be used on day specified. Not to be combined w/any other offer

Lobster Dishes & 14 oz. Black Angus Steak not included. Not available at the bar • Coupon Must Be Presented At Time of Ordering • Expires 1/19/17 • Dine In Only Good for parties of 8 or less • May only be used on day specified. Not to be combined w/any other offer

Cash Only • Alcohol not included

Cash Only • Alcohol not included

Sunday Only 30% Off Entire Dinner Check

Cash Only • Alcohol not included • Lobster Dishes & 14 oz. Black Angus Steak not included. Not available at the bar • Coupon Must Be Presented At Time of Ordering • Expires 1/19/17 • Dine In Only Good for parties of 8 or less • May only be used on day specified. Not to be combined 9/any other offer

Crossword Answers

Monday Only 30% Off Entire

Tuesday Only 30% Off Entire

Lunch or Dinner Check

Lunch or Dinner Check

Lobster Dishes & 14 oz. Black Angus Steak not included. Not available at the bar • Coupon Must Be Presented At Time of Ordering • Expires 1/19/17 • Dine In Only Good for parties of 8 or less • May only be used on day specified. Not to be combined w/any other offer

Lobster Dishes & 14 oz. Black Angus Steak not included. Not available at the bar • Coupon Must Be Presented At Time of Ordering • Expires 1/19/17 • Dine In Only Good for parties of 8 or less • May only be used on day specified. Not to be combined w/any other offer

Wednesday Only 25% Off Entire

Thursday Only 25% Off Entire

Cash Only • Alcohol not included

Cash Only • Alcohol not included

Lunch or Dinner Check

Lunch or Dinner Check

Lobster Dishes & 14 oz. Black Angus Steak not included. Not available at the bar • Coupon Must Be Presented At Time of Ordering • Expires 1/19/17 • Dine In Only Good for parties of 8 or less • May only be used on day specified. Not to be combined w/any other offer

Lobster Dishes & 14 oz. Black Angus Steak not included. Not available at the bar • Coupon Must Be Presented At Time of Ordering • Expires 1/19/17 • Dine In Only Good for parties of 8 or less • May only be used on day specified. Not to be combined w/any other offer

Cash Only • Alcohol not included

Cash Only • Alcohol not included

190 Seventh St., Garden City 742-0574 • www.leosgardencity.com

D5 Friday, January 13, 2017

G O I N G P L A C E S N E A R & F A R


D6 Friday, January 13, 2017

G O I N G P L A C E S, N E A R & F A R ....

“Jungle Book” Cycling Adventure Into Tiger Territory of India C ontinued from page D3 16 acres (including a fantastic lapsize swimming pool (so much fun to swim and watch the green parakeets flying above). Meals, prepared by a sensational chef, Pankaj Fulera, (he was runner-up for Best India Chef and is equally adept at traditional Indian cuisine as fusion Continental, are served in a charming dining lodge where there are also lovely sitting areas. One night, they set up a dinner outside, under the boughs of a tree I call the Tree of Life, with firelight. Pench Tree Lodge is located near the Karmajhiri  gate into Pench National Park, which is gets a lot less tourist traffic and you really feel immersed in local life. The forest region (“jungle” is the Hindi word for forest) is where Rudyard Kipling set his story of Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves, and his nemesis, Shere Khan, the tiger. During the course of our visit in Pench, which includes game drives into Pench National Park, we see

many of the characters that populated his story and the landscape in which they thrived. Later, I learn that there may be some truth to the legend. For more information, contact Royal Expeditions Pvt. Ltd.  www.royalexpeditions. com,  tours@royalexpeditions. com,  or  Royal Expeditions’ North American representative:  kiki@ wanderlustportfolio.com, 720-328-8595. Next: “Jungle Book Wildlife Safari & Cycling Adventure” in India continues _______________________________ © 2017Travel Features Syndicate, a division of Workstyles, Inc. All rights reserved. Visit  goingplacesfarandnear. com  and  travelwritersmagazine.com/ TravelFeaturesSyndicate/. Blogging at  goingplacesnearandfar.wordpress. com and moralcompasstravel.info. Send comments or questions to FamTravLtr@ aol.com. Tweet @TravelFeatures. ‘Like’ us at facebook.com/NewsPhotoFeatures

A village within the Forest Corridor © 2016 Karen Rubin/goingplacesfarandnear. com

Fording a stream on the Forest Corridor ride © 2016 Karen Rubin/goingplacesfarandnear.com

Our own treehouse at the Pench Tree Lodge © 2016 Karen Rubin/goingplacesfarandnear.com

Do you have a service to advertise?

Our Service Directory is sure to bring results. Call 294-8935 for rates and information.

Love to write?

We are looking for articles on local topics, opinions, ideas, nice places to visit on Long Island, and even fiction. In our Discover magazine section, we will try to feature one new article and writer each week. Each writer will be reimbursed a stipend of $25.00, and articles should be between 1,500 and 3,000 words. If you want to be published and be part of an issue of Discovery, you may submit your article to: editor@gcnews.com


D7

5 Reasons to Give Kids an Allowance BY MARY HUNT At the foundation of your children’s financial intelligence should be this undeniable truth: It is not the amount of money you have but what you do with it that matters. This is true for a child managing a $5 weekly allowance and a corporate executive with a $5,000 weekly salary. For many years of my life, I didn’t know this truth. On the contrary, I believed that more money was the answer. I was convinced that if we just made more money, won the lottery or received some unexpected inheritance, all of our money problems would vanish. But the more we made, the worse our problems became. Because I didn’t know how to manage what we had, more would have never been enough. We didn’t save. We didn’t give. We didn’t plan. And we had no idea where all the money went. Unless your children learn simple wise money management techniques, more money will never be enough. The simplest way to get started building financial intelligence in your kids’ minds and hearts is by putting them on an allowance and requiring them to either suffer or enjoy the financial consequences of their decisions. An allowance teaches kids about real

life. With their own money, kids learn about responsibilities, consequences, saving and charity. An allowance helps them learn how to distinguish needs from wants. Having their own money forces kids to think about what to spend it on. An allowance puts an end to the nickel-and-diming. You create a set budget item called “Kids’ Allowances,” and that stops the constant drip, drip, drip of money flowing from your pocket and going toward random stuff for them. An allowance builds trustworthiness. By giving kids money to manage, you demonstrate that you trust them. And they soon learn that to keep the money coming, they need to become trustworthy. An allowance promotes self-confidence. Managing money has a magical effect on their self-esteem. Want to get your child’s allowance program off to a great start? Consider the Moonjar Moneybox. This clever savings bank is actually three banks in one to teach children to save, spend and share their allowance. Over the years, Moonjar (which is the creators’ names, Noom and Raj, spelled backward) has received multiple awards for innovation, and it’s no wonder. This money box is well-made

and easy to use. Kids as young as 4 years old can understand and learn from the process. I believe this durable tin money box is a timeless gift that will inspire and teach children to save, spend and share wisely for a lifetime. It costs about $19. Mary invites questions, comments and tips at mary@everydaycheapskate.com, or c/o Everyday Cheapskate, 12340 Seal

Beach Blvd., Suite B-416, Seal Beach, CA 90740. This column will answer questions of general interest, but letters cannot be answered individually. Mary Hunt is the founder of www.DebtProofLiving.com, a personal finance member website and the author of “Debt-Proof Living,” released in 2014. COPYRIGHT 2017 CREATORS.COM

Subscribe today! Get the scoop on what’s happening in your community every week! Call our GC office at 294-8935 Litmor Publishing Corp.

KI D

Photos

Proud GREAT Grandparents Jack & Mary (Taylor) Joyce shared this happy news.... “No, Amazon. com or Toys R Us did not send this present. Santa himself delivered Cooper Robert (8lbs. 6oz.) to happy parents, Cary & Christina, just in time for Christmas.” Equally proud are Grandparents Matthew & Nancy (Joyce) Woolsey. Cooper joins big brother, Elliott Matthew. Tha family wishes everyone a very Happy New Year.

Friday, January 13, 2017

E V E R Y D A Y C H E A P S K A T E


Classifieds Friday, January 13, 2017

D8

CLASSIFIEDS

...a sure way to get results. Call 294.8935

ONE CALL TO 516-294-8900 AND YOUR AD WILL APPEAR IN 11 LOCAL NEWSPAPERS. CALL TODAY FOR OUR VERY LOW RATES. FAX: 516-294-8924 www.gcnews.com Garden City News • Great Neck News • Mid Island Times Bethpage Newsgram • Syosset Advance Jericho News Journal • Williston Times - Mineola Edition New Hyde Park Herald Courier • Manhasset Times Roslyn Times • Port Washington Times DEADLINE FOR CLASSIFIED ADS IS TUESDAY AT 1:00PM. 3 EASY WAYS TO PLACE ADS: 1) Directly on website: gcnews.com & click on “Classified Order” 2) Email Nancy@gcnews.com 3) Fax 516-294-8924 Please include your name, daytime phone number, address and ad copy. Visa and MasterCard Accepted

EMPLOYMENT

EMPLOYMENT

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

DENTAL RECEPTIONIST​/​ ASSISTANT Wanted Part Time for friendly Garden City Dental Office. Afternoon hours until 6pm. College Students Welcome. Please call 516-739-7668 for more information.

LEGAL SECRETARY P/T: Small insurance defense firm seeking a part time legal secretary. Salary commensurate with experience. Please fax resume to 516-216-1521

DISPLAY ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE: Blank Slate Media, a fast growing chain of 6 award winning weekly newspapers and website, is looking for an energetic, service oriented professional with good communication skills to sell display, web and email advertising. Earn up to $60,000 in the first year representing 6 Blank Slate Media publications and website as well as 5 publications and 1 website owned by Blank Slate Media’s partner, Litmor Publications. WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN ENTHUSIASTIC and service oriented sales professional with good communication skills. Requirements: minimum 2 years outside sales experience. Newspaper sales experience a plus. Must have your own car. Exclusive protected territory. Opportunity to sell both print and online programs. A collegial, supportive sales team. Award-winning editorial coverage. A separate newspaper for each community allowing advertisers to target their markets. And you to provide the most cost-effective way to advertise. Represent media that produce superior response for clients. Compensation: Salary plus commission, health. To apply please email resume and cover letter to sblank@theislandnow.com or call Steven Blank at 516-307-1045 ext 201

GET RESULTS! Place an ad in our Classifieds for reasonable rates and prompt results. Call the G.C. office at 294-8935 for more information.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT​/​RECEPTIONIST: Part time for busy pediatric practice. Experience preferred but will train. Great personality, work ethic. Fax resume 516-767-8961 or email pugliesem@prodigy.net RECEPTIONIST & CLERICAL POSITIONS: Experienced Receptionist two evenings 5pm to 9pm. Clerical position Tuesday and Wednesday 10am to 4pm. Seasonal positions from February to April 15th in Franklin Square. Call 516-358-9455 TAX PREPARER PART TIME in Franklin Square. Experience required. Retirees welcome. Call 516-358-9455. Fax resume 516-358-9483

Our Service Directory is sure to bring results. Call 294-8935 for rates and information.

EMPLOYMENT

EMPLOYMENT

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SITUATION WANTED

SITUATION WANTED

NOVENAS/PRAYERS

HOME HEALTH AIDE AVAILABLE Experienced seeking a live in position. References available. Please contact 646-683-3892

HOLY SAINT JUDE, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Please hyelp in my present and urgent petition. (Here: describe the nature of your personal need)...In return, I promise to make your name known and cause you to be invoked. Saint Jude, pray for us and all who invoke your aid. Amen. This Novena should be said for nine consecutive days. After reciting the Novena, pray three Our Fathers, three Hail Marys and three Glory Be. Publication must also be promised. (M.H.)

AIDE AVAILABLE: HOME HEALTH AIDE Kind, compassionate aide with 25+ yrs experience seeking FT​/​ PT position on weekdays, weekends or overnight. References available. Call Liz 516-590-5338 AIDE​/​CARE GIVER: CARING, EFFICIENT, RELIABLE Available Mon-Fri live in to care for your sick or elderly loved one. Cooking, light housework, personal grooming, administer medications. References available. Please Call 516-448-0502 CLEANING SERVICES FOR OFFICES OR HOMES. Available 7 days a week. Excellent references. Own transportation. Gift Certificates available! Call 516-974-8959 CNA CERTIFIED EXPERIENCED over 10 years in both nursing homes and private cases. Highly recommended with excellent references. Responsible for, but not limited to performing the following: feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, moving patients and changing linens. Please feel free to contact with serious inquiries only: Call 862-241-0883 EXCELLENT HOME HEALTH AIDE Striving to make elderly comfortable in their own surroundings. Seeking FT​ /​ PT position. Flexible hours. Have worked with many prominent people. Excellent references. Driver w/ car. Will do errands, doctor appts, housework, light cooking. Call Lorna 347-425-2804 HANDYMAN: looking to work in exchange for free rent. Things I do: House sitting, painting, carpentry, local shopping, local driving. Currently living in Port Washington. Please call me at 516-305-3153. Thank You.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS AND NURSES GARDEN CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IMMEDIATE OPENINGS Substitute teachers - all grades and subjects, must have NYS certification Substitute nurses - must have RN license Interested candidates please call the Personnel Office at (516)478-1020 to request an application

HOUSE CLEANING: Experienced cleaning service available. Pleasant, responsible. Provides own quality clean products. Own transportation. Local references. Spanish​/​English speaking. Free estimates. Approximate cost: Small home $79, Mid size $99, Large $118. Please call Diana 516-859-7084 NANCY’S CLEANING SERVICE Let me do the work for you! Homes, apartments and offices! Vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, organizing, etc. Professional appearance Excellent references English speaking Own transportation Free estimates! Loves animals !! Call or text Nancy 516-469-5517. Email: nancybenitez023@gmail.com

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FRANKLIN SQUARE HAIR SALON CHAIRS FOR RENT in a big beautiful salon in Franklin Square. For more information: Call Angela at Love and Hair: 516-354-4822

CAREER TRAINING AIRLINE CAREERS Start here. Get trained as FAA certified Aviation Technician. Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM for free information 866296-7093

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONVENTIONAL & BANK RATE FINANCING, Fix’n Flips, Hard-Bridge Loans, No Documents-Stated Income Programs, $100K-$100 Million, Purchase-Refinance, SFH-1-4, Multi-family, Mixed Use, Commercial. 888-565-9477 IF YOU HAD HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY AND SUFFERED AN INFECTION between 2010 and the present time, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles H. Johnson 1-800-5355727

NOVENA TO ST. CLAIRE: Ask St. Claire for 3 favors: 1 business and 2 impossible, say 9 Hail Marys for 9 days with lighted candles. Pray whether you believe or not. Publish on the 9th day. “May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adorned and glorified today and every day”. Request will be granted no matter how impossible it seems. Publication must be promised. (M.H.) NOVENA TO ST. JUDE May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. St. Jude worker of miracles, pray for us. Say prayer 9 times a day. By the eighth day, your prayer will be answered as mine was. Publication must be promised. Thank you St. Jude. (M.H.)

Love to write?

We are looking for articles on local topics, opinions, ideas, nice places to visit on Long Island, and even fiction. In our Discover magazine section, we will try to feature one new article and writer each week. Each writer will be reimbursed a stipend of $25.00, and articles should be between 1,500 and 3,000 words. If you want to be published and be part of an issue of Discovery, you may submit your article to: editor@gcnews.com


ANNOUNCEMENTS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NOVENAS/PRAYERS

NOVENAS/PRAYERS

PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never known to fail). Oh Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine of Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin assist me in this necessity. Oh Star of the Sea help me and show herein you are my Mother. Oh Mary Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth I beseech thee from the bottom of my heart to succor me this necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh show me herein you are my Mother. Oh Mary conceived without sin pray for us who have recourse to Thee (three times). Oh Holy Mary I place this cause in your hands (three times). Thank you for your mercy to me and mine. Amen. This prayer must be said for three days and after three days your request will be granted. The prayer must be published. Grateful thanks. (K.W.)

PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never known to fail). Oh Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine of Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin assist me in this necessity. Oh Star of the Sea help me and show herein you are my Mother. Oh Mary Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth I beseech thee from the bottom of my heart to succor me this necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh show me herein you are my Mother. Oh Mary conceived without sin pray for us who have recourse to Thee (three times). Oh Holy Mary I place this cause in your hands (three times). Thank you for your mercy to me and mine. Amen. This prayer must be said for three days and after three days your request will be granted. The prayer must be published. Grateful thanks. (M.H.)

PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never known to fail). Oh Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, Fruitful Vine of Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin assist me in this necessity. Oh Star of the Sea help me and show herein you are my Mother. Oh Holy Mary Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth I humbly beseech thee from the bottom of my heart to succor me this necessity (mention your request here). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to Thee (three times). Oh Holy Mary I place this prayer in your hands (three times). Thank you for your mercy to me and mine. Amen. This prayer is never known to fail and is to be said for 3 consecutive days. Publication on granting of the favor must be promised and done. (MAK)

Our Service Directory is sure to bring results. Call 294-8935 for rates and information.

MARKETPLACE

INVITED SALES BY TRACY JORDAN Consignment Shoppe and Auction House Open 7 Days a Week Consignments by Appointment Monthly Live & Online Auctions Tag Sale, Appraisals and Estate Sale Services Complete House Cleanouts Moving Services Home Staging Services 839 Stewart Avenue Garden City, NY 11530 516-279-6378 www.invitedsales.com

WANTED TO BUY CASH BUYER, Old Comic Books 10c to 35c covers, also Guns, Gold Coins. I travel to you and buy EVERYTHING you have! Call Brian 1-800-617-3551 LOOK! Old clocks and watches wanted by collector regardless of condition. Highest prices paid. 917-748-7225 LOOKING TO BUY! Oriental items, clothing, art, old & modern furniture, estates, jewelry, silver, glassware, dishes, old photos, coins & stamps, flatware. Call George 718-3861104 or 917-775-3048

GET RESULTS! Place an ad in our Classifieds for reasonable rates and prompt results. Call the G.C. office at 294-8935 for more information.

Call 294.8935

D9

MARKETPLACE

AUTOMOTIVE

OLD TOOLS, toys, trains, coins, antiques, sterling, costume jewelry. Pleasant and courteous treatment. In business over 54 years. Immediate payment. Immediate removal. 347-256-7981

AUTOS WANTED

TOP CASH PAID: JEWELRY, Furniture, Art, etc. Please call 718-598-3045 or 516-270-2128. www.iBuyAntiquesNYC.com WATCHMAKER TOOLS Lathe wanted. Highest price to pay. Please call 516-414-5212

TAG SALE *BROWSE *SHOP *CONSIGN A.T. STEWART EXCHANGE CONSIGNMENT SHOP China, Silver, Crystal, Jewelry, Artwork, Furniture, Antiques, Collectibles Tues-Fri 10-4 Sat 12-4 Every Tuesday: 10% Senior Citizen Discount. All proceeds benefit The Garden City Historical Society 109 Eleventh Street Garden City 11530 516-746-8900 email: store@atstewartexchange.org www.gardencityhistoricalsociety. org

PETS

PET SERVICES A GARDEN CITY ANIMAL LOVER doesn’t want to leave your precious pooch or fantastic feline alone all day. I’m reliable, dependable and will walk and feed your pet while you work or travel. Please call Cheryl at 516-505-9717 DO YOU HATE KENNELS? OR STRANGERS IN YOUR HOUSE? HOME AWAY FROM HOME will care for your dog in my Garden City home while you are away. Dog walking also available. Pet CPR & first Aid Certified. Numerous referrals and references. Limited availability. Book early! Annmarie 516-775-4256 MYA’S K9 CAMP Full Service Pet Care Professional Dog Training Grooming Boarding Walking GC Resident 516-382-5553

DONATE YOUR CAR to Wheels For Wishes, benefitting Make-a-Wish. We offer free towing and your donation is 100% tax deductible. Call 631-317-2014 Today!

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT APARTMENT FOR RENT

FOR RENT BY OWNER: FLORAL PARK VILLAGE 2nd floor apartment- completely renovated 2 BRM /1 Bath. includes EIK with SS appliances, granite counter and D/W. Large MBRM with W/I closet. Hardwood floors thru-out + Laundry room with W/D and 1 car garage, near shops and LIRR. Asking $2150 +utilities. For more information: Call Rose @ 516 655-7501 GARDEN CITY BORDER APARTMENTS: Spacious, bright studio apartment $1,275+ electric, gated parking, laundry room, air conditioning, dishwasher, hardwood floors, near LIRR. NO BROKER FEE. www. gcbapts.com 516-742-1101. Available December 15th

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT APARTMENT FOR RENT GARDEN CITY Three Large Rooms, 1 Bed, New EIK​—​Hi Hats​—​Tiled Bath w/walk in Shower. Pet Friendly, Doorman $2,300 Owner Paying Full Broker’s Fee 5 rooms, 2 Bed, FDR, Parking. $2,800 Renovated 2 Bed, EIK, Quartz Counters​—​New Wood Fl. Walk In Shower. Pet Friendly $3,500 Garden City Properties 516-746-1563 / 516-313-8504

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT ROOM FOR RENT

Friday, January 13, 2017 Classifieds

CLASSIFIEDS

GARDEN CITY HOUSE SHARE: Beautifully furnished Bedroom, use of all common areas of house. Includes heat, w/d, a/c. Near public transportation. No smoking, pets or overnight guests. $860​/​month. Call 516-747-4293

OFFICE SPACE NEW HYDE PARK: 1300 Jericho Tpk, near LIRR lots of natural light, building newly renovated, small office space from $900 month. Tenant controlled heat and AC, includes parking space. Call Greg 516-567-1323

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE CONDO/CO-OP FOR SALE PORT WASHINGTON: Mill Pond Acres. Spacious 4 bedroom, 3 full baths. Nantucket style condo in 55+ gated community. 24 hour security. Features: Vaulted ceilings with skylights, fireplace, central air, backyard with garden and patio, garage, handicapped accessible, indoor pool, tennis and gym. By owner. By appointment only. Qualified buyers only. $959,000.00 Contact John at 917-435-8098. Email: jebreen18@gmail.com

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE OUT OF TOWN REAL ESTATE DELAWARE: NEW HOMES​ —​Sussex and Kent counties rom $169,000. 9 communities close to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Bay (Bower’s Beach), or Nanticoke River (Seaford). 302-653-7700 www.LenapeBuilders.net SEBASTIAN, FLORIDA (EAST COAST) Beach Cove is an Age Restricted Community where friends are easily made. Sebastian is an “Old Florida” fishing village with a quaint atmosphere yet excellent medical facilities, shopping and restaurants. Direct flights from Newark to Vero Beach. New manufactured homes from 89,900. 772581-0080; www.beach-cove.com


Classifieds Friday, January 13, 2017

D10

CLASSIFIEDS REAL ESTATE WANTED LAND WANTED

LAND WANTED: Cash buyer seeks large acreage 200+ acres in the Central​/​Finger Lakes and Catskills Regions of NY State. Brokers welcome. For immediate confidential response, call 607-353-8068 or email info@ newyorklandandlakes.com

SERVICES

NEW YORK MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS: Joan Atwood, Ph.D. An experienced therapist makes all the difference. Individual, couple, family therapy and anger management. 516-764-2526. jatwood@optonline.net www.NYMFT.com TAX & ACCOUNTING: Winnie Malone, CPA, MBA. Smart Allied Accounting & Tax Services. Individual & Business Taxes. Tax Problems Resolved, Financial Statements. Year-Round Accounting. Bookkeeping & Payroll. 516-626-0711. www.smartallied.com. winnie@smartallied. com

COMPUTERS COMPUTER REPAIR AND INSTRUCTION Chaminade Graduate Eliminate viruses, malware, bloatware, adware, spyware Computer Instruction Home & Business Networking Reasonable Rates Call Phil at Aspect Networking 516-830-3366 OR email: support@aspectnetworking. com

SERVICES

HOME IMPROVEMENTS AMBIANCE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES *Handyman & Remodeling *Kitchen Installations *Furniture Assembly *Finish Carpentry *Minor Electrical & Plumbing 23year GC Resident Lic & Ins H18E2170000 Call BOB 516-741-2154 LAMPS FIXED $65 In home service. Handy Howard. 646-996-7628 SKY CLEAR WINDOW and Restorations Inc. Window Restorations, Outdated Hardware, skylights, Andersen Sashes, new storm windows, wood windows, chain​ /​ rope repairs, falling windows, fogged panes, mechanical repairs, wood repairs, restorations, all brands. Call Mr. Fagan, 32 years experience. 631-385-7975 www.skyclearwindow.com

Call 294.8935

SERVICES

SERVICES

SERVICES

SERVICES

PAINTING & PAPERHANGING

TUTORING

CLEANING

FRENCH TUTOR: Highly experienced college professor and French native available for tutoring Middle School, High School & College students as well as adults. All levels. Email: thebestfrancaisteacher@gmail. com

MARIA’S CLEANING SERVICE Our excellent cleaning team will get your home or office spotless! Available Monday thru Friday 7am to 6pm Supplies provided if needed Own transportation Excellent references provided CALL 516-849-2026

COLLEGE ARTS ADMISSIONS: College Counseling in the Visual and Performing Arts. Dance, Musical Theatre & Drama. Film, Instrumental & Vocal Music. Audio Recording & Production. Theatre Technology & Production. Visual & Graphic Arts. Resume, Essays, Repertoire Lists. Michele Zimmerman. 516-353-6255 CollegeArtsAdmissions@gmail.com www.CollegeArtsAdmissions. com

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR PAINTING Plastering, Taping, Sheetrock Skim Cutting, Old Wood Refinish Staining, Wallpaper Removal & Hanging, Paint Removal Power Washing, Wood Replacement JOHN MIGLIACCIO Licensed & Insured #80422100000 Call John anytime: 516-901-9398 (Cell) 516-483-3669 (Office) JV PAINT HANDYMAN SERVICES Interior-Exterior Specialist Painting, Wallpapering, Plastering, Spackling, Staining, Power Washing. Nassau Lic#H3814310000 fully Insured Call John 516-741-5378

PARTY HELP LADIES & GENTLEMEN RELAX & ENJOY Your Next Party! Catering and Experienced Professional Services for Assisting with Preparation, Serving and Clean Up Before, During and After Your Party Bartenders Available. Call Kate at 516-248-1545

TUTORING CHEMISTRY TUTOR: Call Jonathan, Ivy League Ph.D. AP, SAT II, Regents. I also tutor Biology, Physics, Earth & Environmental Science. itutorchem@gmail.com or 516669-0587 COLLEGE ESSAYS: Make your application stand above the rest. Call Jonathan. 516-6690587 or ifixessays@gmail.com, an Ivy League PhD with proven Ivy League results. ENGLISH TUTOR: Diane Gottlieb M.Ed., M.S.W. SAT​ /​ ACT, College Essays, AP, Regents, ELA Test Prep, Reading comprehension and writing proficiency. 917-599-8007 or email: dianegot@gmail.com LongIslandEnglishTutor.com Providing one-on-one professional support to build confidence, knowledge and skills in every student. -DO YOU HAVE A SERVICE to advertise? Our Service Directory is sure to bring results. Call 2948935 for rates and information.

MATH, SAT, ACT TUTOR: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2 plus Trig, Pre-Calc, AP Calculus. Norm 625-3314 ENGLISH, ACT, SAT TUTOR: 25+ year experience Critical Reading, Writing, Grammar, Essays. Lynne 625-3314 MATHEMATICS TUTOR: NYS certified math teacher. Experienced and patient. All elementary and middle school grades. HS Algebra, Geometry and SAT prep. Text or call Ken 516-526-8315 or email: kmctutor79@gmail.com

SPARKLING CLEANING SERVICES Offices * Homes * Apartments Own Transportation Free Estimates Experienced with excellent references from many satisfied customers! Call or Text: 516-669-2909

STRONG ARM CLEANING: Residential and commercial cleaning specialist, post construction clean ups, shipping and waxing floors, move ins SPANISH TUTOR: Spanish and move outs. Free estimates. Grammar-Literature, FLACS A Bonded and insured. 516-538-FLACS B, Exam Preparation​ /​ 1125 www.strongarmcleaningComps. William Cullen, M.A., ny.com Spanish, S.D.A. Chaminade HS, SERVICES Fairfield University Alumnus. 516-509-8174. wdctutor06@aol. com. References furnished upon A & J MOVING & STORAGE: Established 1971. Long Island request. and New York State specialSTOCK MARKET INVES- ists. Residential, Commercial, TORS, ATTN: Let me show Piano & Organ experts. Boxes the advantages of using stock available. Free estimates. www. options to participate in mar- ajmoving.com 516-741-2657 114 ket volatility with less capital. Jericho Tpk, Mineola NYDOT# Protect profits and gain income. 10405 516-288-2110

SERVICES TUTORING

TUTOR AVAILABLE! Elementary​/​Middle School: all subjects. High School: writing, reading, grammar. GCHS alumnus, Dartmouth College graduate, Master’s Degree in Education Certified NYS Teacher, classroom and coaching experience. Cell: 516-510-1836 or Email: JOHN.P.DANTONIO@gmail. com

INSTRUCTION PIANO LESSONS By Ira Baslow. Experience the joy of playing the piano. Private lessons in your home, free no-obligation piano lesson, all levels, all styles, all ages. Beginners a specialty. 516-312-1054 www.iwantmypianolessons.com

SERVICES

COMPLETE JUNK REMOVAL​/​DEMOLITION SERVICE: Strong Arm Contracting Inc. We haul anything and everything. Entire contents of home or office. We clean it up and take it away. Residential​/​Commercial. Bonded​/​Insured. Free estimates. 516-538-1125 PSYCHOTHERAPY: Efrat Fridman, LCSW. Individual, couple and family therapy. effiefrid@gmail.com 2 Pinetree Lane, Old Westbury, NY 11568. 516-224-7670 or 225 West 35th Street, NY 10001 718-887-4400

Our Service Directory is sure to bring results. Call 294-8935 for rates and information.

DONATE YOUR CAR

Wheels For Wishes

*Free Vehicle/Boat Pickup ANYWHERE *We Accept All Vehicles Running or Not *Fully Tax Deductible

Benefiting

Make-A-Wish® Suffolk County or Metro New York WheelsForWishes.org

Suffolk County

Call: (631) 317-2014

Metro New York

Call: (631) 317-2014

* Car Donation Foundation d/b/a Wheels For Wishes. To learn more about our programs or financial information, visit www.wheelsforwishes.org.

Subscribe

today!

Get the scoop on what’s happening in your community every week! Call our GC office at 294-8935 Litmor Publishing Corp.


D11

Call 294.8935

Last Hope’s Annual “Catch of the Day” Luncheon Last Hope’s Fix-A-Feral Program started in 2003 and has assisted the public with financial assistance to spay and neuter the feral cats in their neighborhoods. To date, Last Hope has assisted with the spay and neuter of at least 20,000 feral cats. Please join us Sunday, January 29, 2017 for a fun afternoon to support this much needed program at our “Catch of the Day” Fundraiser luncheon at Popei’s, 760 Grand Blvd., Deer Park, NY. This delicious and fun event will be held from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The price is $50 per person and includes salad, appetizer, entree, dessert, and coffee/tea. (Seating is limited.) We will also feature a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. Because the Fix-A-Feral program is so important, we are also offering opportunities for sponsoring the spaying and neutering of multiple feral cats. To read more about sponsoring and/or to download the reservation form, please visit our website at http://lasthopeanimalrescue.org/catch-of-the-day-faf-luncheon-sun-jan-29/ The event flyer can be downloaded here: http://lasthopeanimalrescue.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/ Catch-of-the-Day-Luncheon-Flyer-2017.pdf

Join the Last Hope cat rescue and adoption team!

Volunteer orientations are held at our Wantagh adoption center the second Sunday of each month at 3:00 PM. Reservations not needed, but please fill out and fax a volunteer application in advance to 516-765-9181. You can download the application from our website – http://lasthopeanimalrescue.org. Click on “How to Help”, then “Become a Volunteer!”.The adoption center is located at 3300 Beltagh Avenue in Wantagh.

Friday, January 13, 2017 Classifieds

CLASSIFIEDS


Friday, January 13, 2017

D12


MOVING SERVICE

Call 294.8935

TREE SERVICE

CLEANING RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL

Serving the community for over 40 yrs

BRIAN CLINTON

MOVERS

One Piece to a Household/ Household Rearranging FREE ESTIMATES

333-5894

Owner Supervised

Licensed & Insured Licensed #T-11154 175 Maple Ave. Westbury, NY 11590

CARPENTRY

MOVERS

SWEENEY CUSTOM CARPENTRY and PAINTING

Renovations Custom Closets Sheetrock Repairs Interior/Exterior

New Doors New Windows New Moldings Free Estimates

26

516-884-4016 Lic# H0454870000

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

PRESSURE WASHING PRESSURE WASHING SERVICES

CONSTRUCTION

ACPM CONSTRUCTION CORP RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

ALL TYPES OF MASONRY Concrete • Bluestone • Pavers • Cultured Stones Blacktop • Patios • Stoops Free Estimates • References Family Owned and Operated • 35 years in business LICENSED & INSURED OFFICE 516-328-9089

LIC#1829730220 FAX 516-775-9036

ISLAND WIDE PRESSURE WASHING • House Washing • Decks • Fences • Patios • Driveways • Sidewalks “I will call you back & always follow up with you”

LANDSCAPE SERVISES

ADVERTISE

Call 294.8935 For Rates and Information

409-9510

516

www.islandwidepressurewashing.com

ANTIQUES

YOUR SERVICE HERE

Lic/Ins Owner Operated

Services, Inc. “Serving Long Island since 1922”

To schedule a FREE estimate, contact us today! • Complete Landscape Maintenance • Mulch Installation • Seasonal Floral Displays • Landscape Installation • Lawn, Tree & Shrub Fertilization • Plant Health Care Programs • Tree Pruning, Cabling & Bracing • Tree Removal & Stump Grinding • Storm Damage Clean-up • Tree & Landscape Consultations Licenced & Insured

(516) 481-8800

ContactUs@HarderServicesInc.com Visit our website for more information: www.HarderServicesInc.com

Members of TCIA, PLANET & OSHA Compliant

13 Friday,January 13, 2017

SERVICE DIRECTORY 


Friday, January 13, 2017

14

SERVICE DIRECTORY  PAINTING/POWER WASHING

SWEENEY PAINTING and CARPENTRY

Interior B. Moore Paints Dustless Vac System Renovations

Exterior Power Washing Rotted Wood Fixed Staining

Lic# H0454870000

DEMO/JUNK REMOVAL

LAWN SPRINKLERS

HOME HEATING OIL

Sage Oil Save 5¢ per gallon

by visiting mysageoil.com and entering promo code SAGE5 at checkout.

516-485-3900 PAINTING/POWER WASHING

PAINTING & WALLPAPER est. 1978

Interior and Exterior • Plaster/Spackle Light Carpentry • Decorative Moldings Power Washing www.MpaintingCo.com 516-385-3132 New Hyde Park

516-328-7499 Licensed & Insured

234099-1

516-884-4016

Call 294.8935

• • • • •

Fall Drain Outs Backflow Device Tests Free Estimates Installation Service/Repairs

Joe Barbato (516) 775-1199 ROOFING

“PAULIE THE ROOFER” - Stopping Leaks My Specialty -

• Slate & Tile Specialists • All Types of Roofing LIC & INSD “MANY LOCAL REFERENCES”

(516) 621-3869

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

ADVERTISE

YOUR SERVICE HERE HOME IMPROVEMENT

classicrenovator.com

BBB & Angies List (A+) Rating Crown Moldings, Wainscot/Recessed Panels, Coffered Ceilings Nassau Lic#H38110500000

Suffolk Lic# 43882-H

516.921.0494 classicrenovator.com

TREE SERVICE

Call 294.8935 For Rates and Information


Call 294.8935

Call 294-8935 and let us begin listing you in our Professional Guide and Professional Services pages. Deadline is Monday, 12 Noon COMPUTER SPECIALIST

COLLEGE ESSAYS

COLLEGE COUNSELING

COLLEGE ESSAYS Make your application stand above the rest. Call Jonathan, (516) 669-0587 or ifixessays@gmail.com, an Ivy League PhD with proven Ivy League results. NorthShoreAcademics.weebly.com

HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT

FAMILY THERAPIST

SUSAN MURPHY, LCSW 111 Seventh Street, Suite #111 Garden City, New York 11530

SUSAN MURPHY, LCSW Individual and Family Therapist Child • Teen • Adult

(908) 868-5757 SMurphy824@gmail.com

Family Care Connections,® LLC Dr. Ann Marie D’Angelo, PMHCNS-BC Doctor of Nursing Practice Advanced Practice Nurse Care Manager Assistance with Aging at Home / Care Coordination Nursing Home & Assisted Living Placement PRI / Screens / Mini Mental Status Exams 901 Stewart Ave., Suite 230, Garden City, NY 11530

(516) 248-9323

WWW.DRANNMARIEDANGELO.COM

Joan D. Atwood, Ph.D.

New York Marriage and Family Therapists An experienced therapist makes all the difference Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy and Anger Management

516 764 2526

jatwood@optonline.net • http://www.NYMFT.Com 542 Lakeview Avenue Rockville Centre, NY

PSYCHOTHERAPY/WOMEN’S GROUPS

LAW

D’Angelo Law Associates, PC Frank G. D’Angelo, Esq. Elder Law Wills & Trusts Medical Planning Estate Planning Probate & Estate Administration / Litigation 901 Stewart Avenue, Suite 230 Garden City, NY 11530

(516) 222-1122

WWW.DANGELOLAWASSOCIATES.COM PSYCHOTHERAPY

Efrat Fridman, Individual, couple and family therapy

718-887-4400 225 W. 35th St. New York, NY 10001

101 Hillside Avenue Williston Park, NY

TLC COUNSELING AND WELLNESS STUDIO

GET MORE OUT OF THERAPY

Cutting edge energy psychology eliminates the self sabotage, negative emotions, limiting beliefs, and other interference patterns that block you from reaching your goals.

Individual, Couple & Family Counseling Women’s Groups

Tracey Cardello, LCSW P.C. SLafazan@Hotmail.com 516-375-3897

Woodbury By Appointment

400 Jericho Turnpike #107 Jericho, NY 11753

www.tlcwellnessstudio.com Office: 516-933-4000

tracey@traceycardello.com Cell: 516-996-2145

SPANISH TUDOR

SPANISH TUTOR SPANISH GRAMMAR/LITERATURE

LCSW

effiefrid@gmail.com

TUTORING

Sandra Lafazan, LCSW Psychotherapist

19 West 34th St. New York, NY

THERAPIST

CHEMISTRY TUTOR

PSYCHOTHERAPY

516-224-7670 2 Pinetree Lane Old Westbury NY 11568

ELDER CARE

call

Jonathan,

FLACS A - FLACS B

Ivy League Ph.D.

669-0587

Exam Preparation

(516)

itutorchem@gmail.com I also tutor:

AP • SAT II Regents

biology, physics, earth & envi. sci.

Trimester Exams/Comps

William Cullen,

M.A., SPANISH, S.D.A.

Chaminade HS / Fairfield University Alumnus

516-509-8174 / wdctutor06@aol.com

NorthShoreAcademics.weebly.com

TAX AND ACCOUNTING

References furnished on request

TUTORING

AN OPPORTUNITY...

Each week Litmor Publication’s Professional Guide and Professional Directory publishes the ads of providers of professional services. A 6 week agreement brings your specialty or service to the attention of the public in a public service format. Let us begin listing you in our Next Issue. For More Information and rates call

516.294.8935

15 Friday, January 13, 2017

PROFESSIONAL GUIDE 


Friday, January 13, 2017

16

Robert Seaman Elementary School kicks Off its Cultural Arts Program BY DARLENE PERGOLA-APOLANT On Thursday November 10th, The Robert Seaman Elementary School kicked off its first day of its Cultural Arts program. Cultural Arts is an after school program that runs for twelve weeks from November through February. There are all kinds of class offerings for the students such as theater, computers, sports, and science. The program is headed by Mrs. Deana Verone and is a wonderful extension of the Jericho School District’s continued effort to educate our children in a fun and loving environment.

Learning How To Cook is So Fun!

Making serious moves.

Showing off our Lava!

Taking my time!

Arts and Crafts is FUN!

Getting comfy while strategizing


17

A January Perspective BY BOB MORGAN, JR.

Bob Mittleman, Syosset-Woodbury Rotary President; MJ Fitzgerald, Rotary District Governor; Donna Rivera-Downey, Hicksville Rotary President; Diane P. Marmsann, Assistant District Governor.

Syosset and Hicksville Rotaries Welcome District Governor

The Syosset-Woodbury and Hicksville Rotaries welcomed MJ Fitzgerald, Rotary District Governor, to a joint meeting held recently at Andrea’s 25 in Woodbury. The District Governor has as one of her goals to visit all the Rotary Clubs throughout Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau and Suffolk during her term of service. She spoke to the club about Rotary’s main goal of

defeating polio throughout the world. Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only countries in the world that still suffer from this debilitating disease. Ms. Fitzgerald also spoke about upcoming club activities, the Gift of Life program, Rotary Foundation, and RotaCare. Both clubs hope to schedule joint meetings in the future.

Love to write?

We are looking for articles on local topics, opinions, ideas, nice places to visit on Long Island, and even fiction. In our Discover magazine section, we will try to feature one new article and writer each week. Each writer will be reimbursed a stipend of $25.00, and articles should be between 1,500 and 3,000 words. If you want to be published and be part of an issue of Discovery, you may submit your article to: editor@gcnews.com

I’ve written a number of columns about different months over the years, but I don’t think I’ve ever written about January. Until now. I can’t say that January is my favorite month, but it is a pretty significant one. It’s the coldest month of the year in most parts of the United States, including the Northeast, and, unless you are a winter outdoor sports enthusiast, you probably don’t look forward to the frigid wind blasts, icy roads and storms that can result in major snow accumulations but more often pockets of slush . There are even health risks associated with January weather like the flu and slips and falls on the sidewalk. Not a few people are counting the days until, say, mid-March, when there is at least a hint of spring. On the flip side, there is something refreshing about a crisp clear January day if the temperature is not too low. Also, January begins after the winter solstice and the days are slowly getting longer as the month progresses. People in these parts who are not happy about the weather often dream of warm temperature locations and a few fortunate working folks (and a good number of retired ones) manage to get away to some beach destination where they can sip a cool beverage on the sand amid a tropical breeze. (The three day Martin Luther King weekend, in addition to honoring a great man, often is a good time for a getaway.) After the return , even a minor tan draws envious comments. Most of us, however, are pretty much left to stay around for the month and act jealous of those who have taken a holiday. For the stay at homes, there is at least some good sports on television. The NFL playoffs, often contested in frigid venues like Green Bay and Foxboro, feature some memorable performances (despite occasional miserable showings like the Giants’ collapse last Sunday) as the teams are whittled down to the two Super Bowl contestants. In recent years, the college football championship

has been contested on a Monday night in January, usually in a palm tree laden venue. Golf is frequently shown, with players teeing off in some lush location and tennis fans watch the Australian Open. Sports interest among fans also shifts more to basketball and hockey, sports that are now in mid-season But what probably sets January apart from the rest of the year is that is there is distinct seriousness of purpose in the month. It begins, often after a liquid celebration, with the hope of a new year and most of us make at least some resolution, whether it relates to health (like losing some weight or getting over to the gym), finances, personal relationships or some other area where improvement is needed. Obviously, not all resolutions are persevered with, but they do afford us some opportunity for reflection. Like September after the summer holidays, but even more so, January is a back to business month. The rush of holiday parties, shopping and family obligations that cover December is now over, and businesses tend to get more serious. Long delayed hiring decisions are often made by companies and new projects commenced. Students are mostly back in school, sometimes for exams, sometimes to begin a new semester. January is also the beginning of the political year. Candidates elected in November begin their term and the Congress and legislatures around the country begin their sessions. Once every four Januaries a President is inaugurated on the steps of the Capitol in Washington and most years there is a State of the Union address. When there is a change of party (as there is this year), this is accompanied by great hopes and great trepidation. Again, January is probably not a month that many people put near the top of their list of favorite times. But despite that, quite a bit of importance happens during these often frigid 31 days

Do you own a local business? We can help you promote your business. Just place an Ad in our classifieds and increase your clientele!

call us today 294-8935

Friday, January 13, 2017

THE VIEW FROM HERE


Friday, January 13, 2017

18

LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT NASSAU COUNTY BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff against STEVEN ASMAN A/K/A STEVE ASMAN ,et al Defendants Attorney for Plaintiff(s) Fein, Such & Crane LLP, 1400 Old Country Road, Suite C103, Westbury, New York 11590, Attorney(s) for Plaintiff(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale Entered SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at the CCP (CALENDAR CONTROL PART COURTROOM) IN THE NASSAU SUPREME COURT, 100 SUPREME COURT DRIVE, MINEOLA, NY 11501 on JANUARY 31, 2017 at 11:30 A.M.. Premises known as 122 GREENWAY DRIVE SOUTH, SYOSSET, NY 11791. Sec 15 Block 200 Lot 13. ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, and being at Syosset, Town of Oyster Bay, County of Nassau , State New York. Approximate Amount of Judgment is $415,554.05 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index No 013485/12 . ROBERT GREY, ESQ , Referee SA 4013 4X 12/30; 1/6, 1/13, 1/20

NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY SUPREME COURT: OF NASSAU, BAYVIEW NASSAU COUNTY LOAN SERVICING, LLC, HUDSON CITY SAVINGS Plaintiff, vs. HENRY GARBER BANK, Pltf. vs. HELDER S. A/K/A HENRY S. GARBER; MOLINA, et al, Defts. Index CAROL GARBER A/K/A #001613/13. Pursuant to judgCAROL A. GARBER, ET AL., ment of foreclosure and sale Defendant(s). dated Dec. 18, 2015, I will sell Pursuant to a Judgment of at public auction on Tuesday, Foreclosure and Sale duly filed Feb. 14, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. in the on October 03, 2016, I, the under- Calendar Control Part (CCP) signed Referee will sell at pub- Courtroom of the Supreme lic auction at the CCP (Calendar Court, 100 Supreme Court Control Part Courtroom) in the Dr., Mineola, NY, prem. k/a Supreme Court, 100 Supreme 34 Rosanne Dr., Woodbury, Court Drive, Mineola, NY on NY a/k/a Section 15, Block February 07, 2017 at 11:30 a.m., 175, Lot 86 on a certain map premises known as 12 Wren entitled, “Map of Pine Hollow Drive, Woodbury, NY. All that at Woodbury, situated at certain plot, piece or parcel of Woodbury, Town of Oyster Bay, land, with the buildings and Nassau County, NY, owned by improvements thereon erected, Pine Hollow Building Corp., 136 situate, lying and being in the Woodbury Road, Woodbury, Town of Oyster Bay, County NY, surveyed Teas, Barrett, of Nassau and State of New Lanzisera & Frink, Consulting York, Section 12, Block 527 and Engineers & Land Surveyors, Lot 6. Approximate amount of dated April 17, 1980”, and filed judgment is $1,197,280.16 plus in the Office of the Clerk of the interest and costs. Premises County of Nassau on August 8, will be sold subject to provi- 1980 as Case No. 8846. Approx. sions of filed Judgment Index amt. of judgment is $890,554.10 # 18027/11. plus costs and interest. Sold Bernard Mirotznik, Esq., subject to terms and conditions Referee of filed judgment and terms Knuckles, Komosinski & of sale. JANE SHRENKEL, Manfro, LLP, 565 Taxter Road, Referee. COHN & ROTH, Attys. Ste. 590, Elmsford, NY 10523, for Pltf., 100 East Old Country Attorneys for Plaintiff Rd., Mineola, NY. #90405 SYO 4015 SYO 4017 4X 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27 4X 01/13,20,27,02/03 NOTICE TO BIDDERS Syosset Central School District, Syosset, New York, will receive bids as follows: CATEGORY BID OPENING DATE & TIME #1-17.18 Athletic Equipment Supplies February 14, 2017 10:00 am #2-17.18 Elementary Phys Ed Supplies February 14, 2017 11:00 am #3-17.18 Secondary Phys Ed Supplies February 14, 2017 12:00 pm #4-17.18 Awards and Plaques February 14, 2017 2:00 pm #5-17.18 Paper Supplies February 14, 2017 3:00 pm In the event school is closed or has a delayed opening, Bid Opening will be held on February 21, 2017, times remain as stated above. #6-17.18 Music Supplies February 15, 2017 10:00 am #7-17.18 Medical Supplies February 15, 2017 11:00 am #8-17.18 Sheet Music February 15, 2017 12:00 pm #9-17.18 Industrial Technology Supplies February 15, 2017 2:00 pm #10-17.18 Family and Consumer Science February 15, 2017 3:00 pm In the event school is closed or has a delayed opening, Bid Opening will be held on February 22, 2017, times remain as stated above. #11-17.18 Art Supplies February 16, 2017 10:00 am #12-17.18 Classroom and Office Supplies February 16, 2017 11:00 am #13-17.18 Science Supplies February 16, 2017 12:00 pm #14-17.18 Audio Visual Supplies February 16, 2017 2:00 pm #15-17.18 Computer and Printer Supplies February 16, 2017 3:00 pm In the event school is closed or has a delayed opening, Bid Opening will be held on February 23, 2017, times remain as stated above. at the District Business Office, South Woods Middle School, 99 Pell Lane, Syosset, New York at which time and place such bids will be publicly opened and read. Specifications and Bid Forms may be obtained by emailing the District at Bids@Syossetschools.org or by calling the Purchasing Office at (516) 837-8954 during normal business hours. The Board of Education reserves the right in its discretion to reject all or any part of any bid and to re-advertise for new bids in accordance with Section 103 of the General Municipal Law. Gail Knoph Purchasing Agent SYO 4016 1X 01/13

This Week at the Jericho Public Library

Friday, January 13th at 2:00 PM

Movie: Little Men (Drama/ Family) - New best friends have their bond tested by their parents’ battle over a dress shop lease. Starring Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Ehle, Paulina García. Rated PG. 1 hour, 25 minutes.

Saturday, January 14th at 10:00 AM

AARP Smart Driving Completion of this programs entitles you to a NYS insurance discount and point reduction. Bring your NY State Driver License and a pen to class. This course is geared towards the mature driver. No Refunds. Cost: $20/AARP Members, $25/Non-members. Show your valid AARP membership card when registering. In person registration ONLY. One person per check payable to “AARP” must be submitted when signing up. Coffee and tea will be available. Bring your lunch.

Tuesday, January 17th at 2:00 PM

Art Lecture: Max Beckmann in New York - with Professor Thomas Germano. German artist Max Beckmann (18841950) was a painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor and writer. The Nazi government dismissed Beckmann from his teaching position and confiscated more than 500 of his works. Professor Germano will present the art of Max Beckmann in this visual lecture. The Metropolitan Museum of Art will feature “Max Beckmann in New York” through February 20, 2017.

Wednesday, January 18th at 2:00 PM

Wednesday Berman Does

Matinee: Broadway

II - with Lisa Berman, Steve Goldman & Ruthe McKeown. Lisa, Steve and Ruthe return to the JPL stage to take you on another musical journey featuring unforgettable tunes from the 1930s to the present. Anything Goes, Just In Time, The Party’s Over, Before the Parade Passes By, Some People and Beauty and the Beast are just a few of the numbers featured. Jericho cardholders may pick up tickets immediately. Non-residents may pick up tickets beginning January 9th. Your ticket will reserve your seat until 1:45 PM.

Wednesday, January 18th at 7:00 PM

Jewelry Workshop - with Galina Lampert. Galina will show you how to make a beautiful necklace on a chain with natural shell and stone lentil beads. Please choose color (red, grey or yellow) when you register. See sample at the Circulation Desk. Cost: $11 Payable to Galina Lampert Register in person at the Circulation Desk. There are no refunds.

Friday, January 20th at 2:00 PM

Great Performers: Rosemary Clooney, Legendary Pop Singer – with Marc Courtade. Rosemary Clooney’s voice was warm and radiant and she sang with assuredness, simplicity and honesty which endeared her to audiences and critics alike. She made several movies including White Christmas. After surviving a disastrous marriage to José Ferrer, she suffered from depression and drug addiction and recovered to revive her career. To hear her sing is a joy. Join Marc for a talk full of the artistry of Rosemary Clooney.

Professional Guide

Advertising in the Professional Guide makes it possible for New York State professionals to display their calling, to over 50,000 reader each week for less than the price of having business cards printed by the thousands! Do you qualify as a licensed professional? Call today and let us begin listing you in our next issue


19

Jericho elementary students go to All County

Friday, January 13, 2017

Practice makes perfect.

On January 8th, students from band, orchestra, and chorus represented Jackson Avenue School at the 2017 AllCounty Division 1 East Festival. The students spent the month of December practicing their music in school to prepare for rehearsals at Plainedge High School with students from all over Nassau County. At well over one-hundred students, it was the largest ensemble any of the students had played with. The All-County concert was an amazing learning experience for the students, and they all had an excellent time making music with new friends!

Trumbone time with Ava.

Clarinets on deck.

Jacob practices on his cello

Sean tunes up his violin.


Friday, January 13, 2017

20

THE POLICE BLOTTER

Incidents that have occurred recently in the local area include: At the Home Depot in Westbury, a 21-year-old woman from Hempstead was arrested between 8 and 10:30 a.m. on November 19 and charged with multiple fraudulent returns. n

A 57-year-old man from Kings Park was arrested at 4 p.m. on December 19 and charged with Shoplifting from the Home Depot in Jericho. n

A 52-year-old man from Oyster Bay was arrested at Cosco in Westbury and was charged with Shoplifting on December 20 at 1 p.m. n

A wallet was stolen and credit cards were used at 2 p.m. on December 20 at the Roosevelt Field Mall in East Garden City. n

Shoplifting was the charge brought against a 53-year-old man from Hempstead, when he was arrested at Target in Westbury on December 20 at 3:22 p.m. n

Unknown subject removed a package from a victim’s front stoop on Middle Neck Road in Great Neck at 11:30 a.m. on December 21. n

The front fender of a victim’s vehicle was damaged on Arbor Road in East Hills sometime between 11:50 p.m. on December 21 and 2 p.m. the next afternoon. n

A 21-year-old man from Manhasset was arrested at 2:10 a.m. on December 22. He was charged with Driving While Intoxicated at the intersection of Shelter Rock Road and Old Courthouse Road in New Hyde Park. n

License plates were stolen from a vehicle on Eastgate Boulevard in East Garden City between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on December 22. n

At 3:37 p.m. on December 22, it has been reported that multiple subject stole merchandise from the Target located on Corporate Drive in Westbury.

n

A pocketbook, holiday pie knife, and two iPod Touches were stolen from a vehicle on Hillside Lane East in Syosset at 6 p.m. on December 22. On December 22 at 7:05 p.m., an unknown subject stole merchandise fro the Rite Aid Pharmacy located on Plandome Road in Manhasset. n

Sometime between 10 a.m. on December 23 and 9 a.m. the next morning, unknown subjects cut the straps to the victim’s pool covers at his home on Woodbury Farms Drive in Woodbury. n

A 44-year-old woman and a 28-year-old woman, both from Brooklyn, were arrested at 3 p.m. on December 23 and charged with Shoplifting from Macy’s in East Garden City. n

At Sears on Union Turnpike in New Hyde Park, an unknown subject stole merchandise at 3:08 p.m. on December 23. n

At O’Carrol’s Pub, located on Station Plaza North in Mineola, unknown subjects removed a victim’s cell phone without permission. The loss occurred on December 23 at 6:30 p.m. n

A victim has reported that the rear door lock of his home on Willis Avenue in Albertson was found to have been broken sometime between 9 p.m. on December 23 and 8 a.m. the next morning. n

At 5 p.m. on December 23, a wallet was stolen from the counter at William Sonoma in East Garden City. n

A wallet was stolen from a locker at American Apparel in East Garden City at 8:19 p.m. on December 23. n

At Dave & Busters, located on Old Country Road in Westbury, unknown subjects removed a victim’s cell phone without permission sometime between 10:48 and 11:50 p.m. on December 23. n

At BJ’s Wholesale Club in Westbury, a cell phone and

Love to write?

wallet were stolen at 10:52 a.m. on December 24. n

At 11:30 p.m. on December 24, assorted items were stolen from a vehicle at the Hilton Garden in Westbury. n

At 10:38 p.m. on December 24, a 33-year-old man from Westbury was arrested and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated at the intersection of North Broadway and Jericho Turnpike in Jericho. n

A 2012 Dodge Ram was stolen from NY Ravioli in Garden City Park between 12:30 and 9 a.m. on December 25. n

At 10:33 a.m. on December 25, unknown subjects passed all points of purchase without rendering payment for merchandise at the CVS Pharmacy on Hillside Avenue in North New Hyde Park. n

A victim has reported that his cell phone, which was left unattended in the parking lot of The Source Mall parking garage in Westbury, was stolen at 5 p.m. on December 25. n

At 10 a.m. on December 26, a home health aide removed items from the victim’s home on Virginia Road in Syosset without permission.

Syosset woman arrested for Hicksville burglaries

Nassau County Police have December 27 and December 28 arrested a Syosset woman for Bukhari entered an Underhill allegedly burAvenue resiglarizing sevdence through a eral Hicksville rear glass door, homes. ate food and Accordremoved other ing to Second food items from Squad and Burthe home. glary Pattern Police say Team Detecthat on Janutives, defenary 5, at 5:50 am dant Syeda a male home Bukhari, 47, owner was entered the folinside his 5th lowing HicksStreet home ville homes when he heard without perhis rear glass Syeda Bukhari mission: window break. Police say that between When he went to investiDecember 23, and December 26, gate the victim allegedly saw Bukhari entered a 5th Street Bukhari attempting to enter home through a rear window. the house. There was no reported loss. After an investigation detecThey say that between tives arrested defendant Syeda December 24 and December Bukhari on Thursday, Jan29 she also entered a Division uary 5, at 10:00 pm inside of Avenue residence through a Wendy’s, Hicksville without rear window, stayed in the incident. home for a period of time and Bukhari was being charged stole jewelry. with 4 counts of Burglary 2nd According to police, between Degree.

Nine Jericho students named Regeneron Scholars From page 1

n

A wallet was stolen from a shopping cart at the Nordstrom Rack in East Garden City at 1:20 p.m. on December 26. n

At 6:40 p.m. on December 26, assorted merchandise was stolen from Solstice Sunglasses in East Garden City. n

At LA Fitness in East Garden City, a 2016 Chevrolet was stolen when the keys were taken from the victim’s gym locker. The vehicle was taken at 2:10 p.m. on December 27. n

At Target in Westbury, an unattended wallet was stolen at 12:54 p.m. on December 28. Compiled by Kate and Meg Meyer

We are looking for articles on local topics, opinions, ideas, nice places to visit on Long Island, and even fiction. In our Discover magazine section, we will try to feature one new article and writer each week. Each writer will be reimbursed a stipend of $25.00, and articles should be between 1,500 and 3,000 words.If you want to be published and be part of an issue of Discovery, you may submit your article to: editor@gcnews.com

Chemoreceptor Dynamics

Brian Sang

Remediation of Aqueous Organic Contaminants: Sorption Coefficient Comparison of Various b-Cyclodextrin Modified Zeolites and Unmodified Zeolite

Archana Verma

Spin-orbit Coupling Induced Heterogeneous Excited State Dynamics in 6-Coordinate Transition Metal Protodyes

Zhitong Wang

Computational Modeling of Neuronal Networks: Clarifying Neural Dynamics for Neuropathological Investigations The Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition, recognizes and empowers the most promising young scientists in the U.S. who are creating the ideas and solutions that solve our most urgent challenges. “I am astounded by the success of the Jericho Science Research program but I know the results of having 9 scholars for the Regeneron STS competition is due to hard work, perseverance, and dedication,” said Dr. Serena McCalla, Jericho’s Science Research Coordinator. “A quote by Charles Kendall Adams summarizes our research program ‘No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of them; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.’” Each scholar receives a $2,000 award from Regeneron with an additional $2,000 going to his or her school, resulting in $1.2 million in total scholar awards aimed at inspiring more young people to engage in science. Forty finalists will be announced on January 24, 2017.


21 Friday, January 13, 2017

Barry Tech alum Chef Erica Belk (right) of Syosset, co-owner and operator of gourmet sweets truck Frozen Sin, is congratulated by Barry Tech Culinary Instructor Chef Michael DeLillo (left) and representatives of Monroe College.

Syosset chef honored by Nassau BOCES Barry Tech

Chef Erica Belk of Syosset, co-owner and operator of gourmet sweets truck Frozen Sin, was honored by her alma mater, Nassau BOCES Barry Tech, during the school’s annual Industry Advisory Recognition Brunch. The event is an opportunity for Nassau BOCES Board members, administrators, faculty and staff to thank invaluable mentors like Chef Belk, who attended the Barry Tech Culinary program, for their ongoing guidance and support. Barry Tech partners with more than

800 Long Island businesses, giving students the significant advantage of on-thejob work experience under the supervision of industry specialists. The school’s industry partners help students to develop the skills necessary to compete in the workplace. In addition to pr`oviding real-world experience, industry partners regularly visit classrooms to offer their expertise, and invite students to tour their facilities & learn about their respective businesses. At the brunch, industry partners were

honored by Nassau BOCES administrators, government officials and community leaders. They were given a red carpet welcome by Barry Tech student ambassadors, and awarded with plaques and certificates thanking them for their contributions. They were also given a comprehensive tour of the state-of-theart Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center. But the day’s most important proceedings were when the partners met with members of the faculty and guidance

department to inform the curriculum. The business leaders offered their input on new curriculum to ensure that it is up to date with the most current industry standards. “Our industry partners are crucial to the success of our students,” says Work Experience Teacher-Coordinator Randi O’Moore. “They share their experiences in the field, inform our students’ education with their expertise and help them to hone their skills. They give our students a reallife look at their chosen career fields.”

Firemen spread holiday cheer to neighborhoods The Syosset Fire Department is a volunteer fire department, and donations are needed to carry out its many duties to the community. The Syosset Fire Department is always ready to help the entire community. They recommend

that all residents check their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. If anyone has questions, please call the Syosset Fire Department, and they wish everyone Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year.

Syosset resident, Lishara, greeted the firemen by gifting them Chanukah gelt.

Syosset Firemen, Engine Company #4 greeted everyone in their firetrucks,along with Santa’s house.


Friday, January 13, 2017

22

Grow Your Business With Local Advertising

To speak with a sales rep about the right advertising strategy for your business and budget, call 516.294.8900 today. Creating customer awareness is key to nurturing your business’s success. With reliable distribution to more than 100,000 residents in our area, Litmor Publications and our associates are an advertising vehicle that delivers. Put our reach and reputation to work for your business with a strategic advertising plan that will help build your brand and bring more customers to your door.

Litmor Publications

821 Franklin Avenue | Garden City NY 11530 516-294-8900 | email: rates@gcnews.com | www.gcnews.com


Sold Price: $613,500 Date: 11/04/2016 4 beds, 2 Full baths Style: Exp Cape # of Families:1

Lot Size: 60x100 Schools: Syosset Total Taxes: $12,875 MLS# 2867481

28 Birchwood Park Drive, Syosset Sold Price: $550,000 Date: 11/25/2016 3 beds, 3 Full baths Style: Exp Ranch # of Families: 1 Lot Size: 72x100 Schools: Syosset Total Taxes: $13,607 MLS# 2871234

1 Warren Drive, Syosset

25 Chadwick Road, Syosset

Sold Price: $580,000 Date: 11/16/2016 3 beds, 2 Full baths Style: Split # of Families: 1

Sold Price: $480,000 Date: 11/10/2016 3 beds, 2 Full baths Style: Ranch # of Families: 1 Lot Size: 68x115 Schools: Syosset Total Taxes: $15,474 MLS# 2879820

Lot Size: 75x100 Schools: Syosset Total Taxes: $16,554 MLS# 2868031

NEW YEAR. NEW BEGINNINGS. NEW HOME. If you are a growing family scaling up, empty nesters paring down, or perhaps seeking a brand new community to explore, I can help you reach your goal.

Linda freedman at Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

C: 917.743.2724 | O: 516.364.2213 | linda.freedman@elliman.com

It’s all about you. Accept no less. Syosset Office: 317 Jackson Ave | 516.921.2262

© 2017 DOUGLAS ELLIMAN REAL ESTATE.

Houses featured on this page were sold by various real estate agencies

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY.

23 Friday, January 13,2017

21 Deborah Road, Syosset


Friday, January 13, 2017

24

European Flair Throughout

WOODBURY | Price Upon Request | Eagle Chase – Renovated and redesigned Cypress model with both front and rear pond views. There are 3 walk‑out levels, four bedroom suites and a dramatic mahogany and stainless steel floating staircases from Germany. The one‑of‑a‑kind kitchen offers a Subzero refrigerator plus 6 drawers for additional cooling and freezer space. Downstairs to a walk‑out lower level with a second fireplace, bar in apple wood and stainless steel counter top as well as an entertainment serving center. This is a must see to appreciate all the unique appointments featured throughout this home. Web# 2885535.

A Real Estate Expert with a Proven Record

317 Jackson Ave, Syosset | 516.921.2262

JUDY FRUITBINE

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker O: 516.364.2337 | C: 516.298.5382 judy.fruitbine@elliman.com © 2017 DOUGLAS ELLIMAN REAL ESTATE. ALL MATERIAL PRESENTED HEREIN IS INTENDED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. WHILE, THIS INFORMATION IS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT, IT IS REPRESENTED SUBJECT TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, CHANGES OR WITHDRAWAL WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL PROPERTY INFORMATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SQUARE FOOTAGE, ROOM COUNT, NUMBER OF BEDROOMS AND THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PROPERTY LISTINGS ARE DEEMED RELIABLE, BUT SHOULD BE VERIFIED BY YOUR OWN ATTORNEY, ARCHITECT OR ZONING EXPERT. PHOTOS SHOWN MAY HAVE BEEN MANIPULATED. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY.


The Syosset Advance