For months, Roslyn Rescue president Henry Krukowski had been planning for a “Roslyn Rocks For Wounded Warriors” concert at Roslyn High School. When the big day came on Saturday, Oct. 16, Henry’s expectations were happily exceeded as more than 500 people jammed into the high school auditorium for an evening of music and speeches, all intended to benefit the Nassau County Firefighters, Operation Wounded Warrior project (NCF-OWW).
The Lower East Side was on people’s minds last Thursday as the Sid Jacobson JCC’s Harvey & Phyllis Sandler Author and Breakfast Book Signing series featured the novelist described by Dennis Lehane as “the greatest writer of dialogue…this country has ever produced.”
November 2 couldn’t come soon enough for the people who trekked up to the Universalist Church in Manhasset last Wednesday evening to the League of Women Voters of Port Washington/Manhasset Meet the Candidates Night. Whether or not this forum proved to be a make or break for the folks taking questions remains to be seen.
A longtime reader of The Roslyn News recently inquired about the St. Mary’s property that stands next to Roslyn High School. This reader wanted to know if the Roslyn School District had purchased the property, if it was renting it; in general, the reader wanted to know what exactly the district is doing on that property.
People from Roslyn and surrounding communities turned out in force to catch a preview showing of the new exhibition at Nassau County Museum of Art. “For Us the Living” The Civil War in Paintings by Mort Künstler was unveiled before an invitation-only audience of museum members and supporters and guests of the artist. Künstler, a Long Islander himself, made sure that all his friends and neighbors got the coveted invitations.
The Roslyn Chamber of Commerce held their most recent meeting on Sept. 13 at Village Hall. Members discussed a variety of items, including The Taste of Roslyn event, upcoming officer elections, and the Gold Coast International Film Festival, an event that will take place next summer.
On Thursday, Oct. 14, the Sid Jacobson JCC will host its Harvey & Phyllis Sandler Author Breakfast and Book Signing event, featuring one of the premier American novelists of the past three and a half decades.
Recently, the Village of East Hills celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Park at East Hills. An East Hills couple is also marking the same anniversary, but for a less pleasant occasion. For the past five years, the Friedman family of Walnut Drive has been struggling with flooding that they claim is coming from property on the park itself.
When the Roslyn Board of Education voted unanimously on Aug. 17 to keep the tax levy at the same level as last year, it looked as though property taxes on the average home in Roslyn might still have a small increase. But with final figures just released by the Nassau County Department of Assessment, it now looks as though the zero percent change in the tax levy will result in a small reduction in taxes for many homeowners.
This year, the Park at East Hills is celebrating its Fifth Anniversary.
The culmination of the celebrations came during the Labor Day weekend when local dignitaries traveled to the village to recognize the success of a park that has become a meeting place for the entire village.
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