New Yorkers may or may not choose to vacation in the great state of South Dakota, but that was the destination for the lucky winners of the 40th anniversary contest at Ben’s Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers.
Last year, Ben’s celebrated its 40th anniversary of culinary service at its Greenvale location, and offered various contests – essay, photo, and t-shirt design – for its most loyal customers. For the essay prize, it offered an essay contest for its most loyal customers. Since South Dakota was the 40th state to join the Union, it was chosen as the destination for the winners, who turned out to be Lorraine and James Maniscalco of Douglaston, Queens.
Roslyn Heights artist Xiomaro continues his photographic projects, bringing American history alive for future generations to enjoy.
His latest work is an extensive photographic exhibit of The Mastic House, the ancestral home of Long Island patriot William Floyd. A native of Mastic, Floyd was a member of the Continental Congress and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Floyd fled the island during the British occupation, returning after the war ended and American independence was gained.
The much-anticipated Desert Highway concert, one held July 24 at Gerry Park, turned out to be a huge success. A crowd of up to 400 people attended the show by a band that plays the songs of the legendary band The Eagles.
The show was produced by the Roslyn Chamber of Commerce and was considered their premier event of the summer months. It started at 6:30 p.m. and the pleasant summer evening, along with the familiar tunes, all contributed to a family-friendly event, one that highlighted the continued growth and success of the chamber itself.
Roslyn native Shilpi Gupta—a Sundance Grand Jury prize-winning director and three-time Emmy Award nominee—has enjoyed a productive career in the world of film and television.
Now she has embarked on a new project, this time as director of her feature documentary debut, Changing The Game, a film about soccer and its power to change lives.
At the July Village of Roslyn board of trustees meeting, a local car dealership was granted a long-sought-after variance while the board’s decision on a Lumber Road building renovation was pushed back pending further investigation.
Mayor John Durkin and the board unanimously voted to allow Rallye Motors, a Mercedes-Benz dealer at 1600 Northern Blvd., to put up an additional building to house a car wash.
On Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 7:45 p.m., the Roslyn Landmark Society will present a lecture by Victoria Crosby, “Inside 25A Magazine: Behind the Stories on Historic Preservation.” The meeting takes place at the Atria of Roslyn, 99 Landing Rd. Admission is free.
The summer heat wave is here with a vengeance and the only place to be is a cool, pleasant swimming pool.
Fortunately, the people at Roslyn Pines Pool Club are trying to make it easier for residents of the Village of Roslyn to escape the oppressive heat and enjoy hours in their pool.
For the first time in its 60-year history, the pool club is offering special rates to village residents. The pool club will continue to offer pro-rated memberships for those residents who live outside the village.
In business on Long Island since 1981, Zion Lion has been serving customers at locations in New Hyde Park and Huntington. Now, co-owners Gloria Yellin and Harold Rubinowitz have moved from their former New Hyde Park location to Roslyn Heights, where their new store is open for business at 390 Willis Ave.
Zion Lion held its grand opening on July 14, even though the store has been in operation since the beginning of the month.
The last weekend in June was marred by a string of vandalism to automobiles in the Roslyn area. The Third Squad is investigating multiple occurrences of criminal mischief that occurred in East Hills, Roslyn Heights and Mineola, between Friday, June 28 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 29 at 9 a.m.
According to detectives, numerous automobiles were damaged by unknown subject(s). The vehicles and locations are the following:
“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” Roslyn’s own homegrown comedienne, Ali Bernstein, uses this quote from Mae West on her email form and since adolescence she has been making sure that this is exactly what happens to whatever audience she can find, using people and memories from her growing up years to forge a comedic identity of her own.
For Ali, it all started when she was only 15 years old. Along with her friends, she was stranded at LaGuardia Airport with a terminal full of angry New Yorkers delayed on a JetBlue flight. Ali decided to entertain the passengers with an impromptu stand-up performance. In time, the passengers temporarily forget about the delay. More importantly, Ali was awarded with a free roundtrip ticket, all of which convinced her that comedy might be a career path.
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