Friday, 21 September 2012 00:00
Bethpage Ocean to Sound 50-Mile Relay
Sunday, September 23
Adult Education Classes
Monday, September 24
North Syosset-Woodbury Republican Club Meeting
Thursday, September 27
The Bethpage Ocean to Sound 50-Mile Relay will be held on Sunday, Sept. 23 to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Start time is 8 a.m. Begins at Jones Beach and ends at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay. Teams must register online at www.glirc.org. Cost: $360/team if registered by Sept. 16. No day-of-race entries will be accepted.
Ray Lumpp “Memories of the 1948 Olympics” meeting at 2 p.m at The Community Church Of East Williston, 45 East Williston (Hillside) Ave., East Williston. At the 1948 Olympics in London, Long islander Ray Lumpp played on the U.S. basketball team, which won all eight of its games and an Olympic gold medal. The 2012 coach invited Ray back this year to London to see this year’s Olympics. Ray Lumpp was athletic director of the NYAC, which produced 230 Olympic medal winners - more than any other athletic club in the world. He will share his memories with us. Refreshments will follow the program. All are welcome. For more information, call 516-538-7679 or visit: www.nassau countyHistoricalSociety.org.
Temple Beth Sholom, located at 401 Roslyn Road in Roslyn, is now accepting registration for its Monday morning adult educational program. Classes begin at 9:30 a.m. and are open to the community. Men and women are both welcome. There are classes on conversational Hebrew (beginner, intermediate or advanced), Bible and Jewish history. Choose which class or classes you wish to take. The program costs $90 for the year for members and $110 for non-members and is co-sponsored by Sisterhood and the synagogue’s Lifelong Learning program. For more information, contact Gila Hadani Ward at 621-2288.
The North Syosset-Woodbury Republican Club monthly meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at The Woodlands at the TOB Golf Course, South Woods Rd., Woodbury. Guest speakers will be Ann Peltier and Thomas Peltier of the Oyster Bay Power Squadron and will discuss the importance of boating education and safety. Coffee and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 516-921-1000 or visit: nswgop.com.
The Long Island Fair begins Thursday, Sept. 27 at Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Corn husking contests, farm animals, games, crafts, vegetables, flower sales, and more. Visit www.lifair.org or call 516-572-8416 for more information. Fair runs through Sunday, Sept. 30.
The Syosset Camera Club will present What’s in My Camera Bag? The meeting, which is open to the public, will take place at the Town of Oyster Bay Community Center in Haypath Park, Haypath Rd., Old Bethpage from 7:30 to 10 p.m. There will also be a photo critique. Mentors will be available for new photographers. For further details see www.syossetcc.org or call 516-528-0421.
Quality vendors, seasonal plants and decor, food, baked goods, handcrafts, raffle baskets, community raffles and grand prizes. Family fun and something for everyone. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1000 Washington Ave., Plainview. Rain date: Sept. 30. For more information call 516-692-5268 or visit: www.stmargaretepiscopal.com.
The Syosset Camera Club will have a photography competition at the Community Center in Haypath Park, Haypath Rd., Old Bethpage from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The public is invited to this free event. Mentors will be available for new photographers. For further details see www.syossetcc.org or call 516-528-0421.
Jericho Jewish Center Sisterhood annual dinner at 6:30 p.m. Deluxe dinner catered by Kay Caterers. Music, entertainment, $55 per person. The Jericho Jewish Center is located at 430 North Broadway, Jericho. For more information call the temple at 516-938-2540.
The Council of Auxiliaries of United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County, Inc. (UCPN) invite you to Fashion Fantasy 2012 at the Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury. Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. Fashion show by Debra Van Horn with furs by Maximilian at Bloomingdales. Cost per person is $85 or the sale of one raffle book. Reservations may be made by calling 516-378-2000, ext. 220 by Oct. 10. Visit www.ucpn.org for more information.
The Syosset Camera Club will present Lightroom Workflow, explained by Alan Agdern at the Town of Oyster Bay Community Center, Haypath Park, Haypath Rd., Old Bethpage from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. Mentors will be available for new photographers. For further details see www.syossetcc.org or call 516-528-0421.
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will host a traditional fall family festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will celebrate Sagamore Hill’s agricultural history as well as Theodore Roosevelt’s 154th birthday. Activities will include entertainment for children, old-fashioned games and crafts, interactive farm demonstrations, exhibits, music, farm animal petting area, food vendors, Theodore Roosevelt as portrayed by James Foote and more. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and popcorn will be available on the site or you may bring your own picnic. Rain or shine. For more information call 516-922-4788 or visit www.nps.gov/sahi.
The Syosset Camera Club will hold a photography critique and special photography information session at the Town of Oyster Bay Community Center, Haypath Park, Haypath Rd., Old Bethpage from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. Mentors will be available for new photographers. For further details see www.syossetcc.org or call 516-528-0421.
“Halloween Casino Night” cocktail reception, sit-down dinner, games of chance, silent auction, entertainment and dancing to benefit Hospice Care Network’s programs and services. Honorees include Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice and Justice Ute Wolff Lally. At the Glen Head Country Club, 240 Glen Cove Rd., Glen Head from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Tickets are $350 each and sponsorships begin at $100. Call 516-224-6467 or visit www.hospicecarenetwork.org.
An Evening With the Stars: Doo-Wop Fundraiser to help support the games for the physically challenged will be held on Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. at Bethpage High School. Featuring Winnie Winfield, Lenny Dell and the Dimensions, Continentals, Cathy Jean, The Fireflies, The Jarmels, and Classic Sounds. Tickets are $25 each, reserved seating only. Free parking. Go to www.larentr.com or call 631-873-8817 for more information.
COPE, a grief and healing organization dedicated to supporting parents and families living with the loss of a child, holds free weekly support groups. Groups are held at the Elias Hicks Historical Home, 1740 Old Jericho Tpke., Jericho. For more information or directions, call Karen Flyer at 484-4993. The following groups are offered:
•September 23: The 10th Annual COPE Walk from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Long Beach Boardwalk, Long Beach (Riverside Drive). If you are interested in walking or sponsoring the walk, please visit www.copefoundation.org. Free.
•September 24: Sibling support group for adult siblings on the North Shore. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Groups for siblings ages 5-10 and 11-17 also available. Free.
•September 25: Bereavement support group for parents on the North Shore. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.
Bethpage Federal Credit Union partners on the presentation of Sweet Charity. Based on Federico Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria screenplay, it tells the story of Times Square Dance Hall performer Charity Hope Valentine and her romantic ups and downs. Performances until Oct. 28. Evening performances: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sundays at 7 p.m. Matinee performances: Saturdays at 3 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $65/or $60 when using a special “BETHPAGE” promotional code available by visiting www.lovebethpage.com. Ticket sales help raise money for United Way of Long Island’s Operation LIVE UNITED campaign. For every ticket bought with the promotional code, The John W. Engeman Theater will donate $10 to Operation LIVE UNITED. The John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. Website: www.engemantheater.com or call 631-261-2900.
A safe, confidential, supportive environment to talk about what you have been through, reactions and feelings and how to move forward. You are not alone. Facilitated by a professional therapist. Three consecutive Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. in the Hicksville-Plainview area. $60 for three meetings. To register call Nancy Berlow, LCSW: 516-356-7109. All inquiries are confidential.
Once a month beginning in September through December. Long Island Cat Fanciers sponsors free lectures given by top local veterinarians on topics relevant to dog and cat owners. All members of the public are welcome to attend. The lectures are generally held on the first Monday of each month at the Town of Oyster Bay Syosset-Woodbury Community Center, 7900 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury, at 7:45 p.m. For more information, call 631-277-3844.
The Fellowship provides an atmosphere of warmth and camaraderie, with talks presented by intelligent, enlightening and non-dogmatic speakers who come from the entire spectrum of the arts, history and sciences. This is followed by coffee and an informal discussion circle, held in the turn-of-the-18th century farmhouse in a bucolic setting. Sundays at 10:30 a.m. The Muttontown Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is located on the south side of Route 25A (Northern Blvd.), East Norwich, directly east of Martin Viette Nurseries and about a half mile west of Route 106. Look for the white brick gate posts with a large sign for Hunter’s Moon Farm. All are welcome. Call with any questions 659-1686.
Thursday, 20 June 2013 00:00
Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury) joined with community leaders in front of street lights which have started to be installed in the Hamlet of Oyster Bay. Jacobs and the Town of Oyster Bay were each able to provide funding for the street lights.
Jacobs said: “The combination of the lamp posts and the new street signs gives a nautical look to the entire area. It is always a pleasure to share in the happiness which we derive from enhancing our downtowns.”
(Left to right) Rob Brusca; Board Member Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce; Susan Dembo; Susan Dembo Acupuncture; Fran Walker: Chef Fran’s Kitchen; Leg. Jacobs; John DeLillo: Treasurer, OB/EN Chamber; Michele Browner: Secretary, OB/EN Chamber; Dottie Simons: President, OB/EN Chamber.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:00
The Town of Oyster Bay unanimously voted to decrease the speed limit on a stretch of Cold Spring Road from Arizona Avenue to Laurel Hollow from 40 mph to 30 mph last Tuesday during a town board meeting. The selected area had become a primary concern for residents of Syosset and nearby towns and villages, following multiple accidents over the past few years.
Cold Spring Road is a Nassau County road, and the Town of Oyster Bay maintains jurisdiction on setting speed limits within the town’s locations.
Thursday, 20 June 2013 00:00
Bruce Grant received honorable mention All-Liberty League singles accolades for their play his season. The all-conference awards are voted on by the Liberty League head coaches.
Grant split time between the top two singles spots. He was 6-16, including a 4-8 mark at No. 2, finishing his career with three wins in his final five matches, all against conference opponents. Grant was named the Liberty League Performer of the Week on April 15 after posting a 2-1 singles record and a 2-1 doubles record, suffering his only losses that week against eventual Liberty League champion Vassar.
Thursday, 20 June 2013 00:00
A great spring season of SYAC Girls Softball moved into the final stages, as playoffs began, with the Junior League (grades 4-5) leading things off last week.
Players in the Pony League (2-3) of SYAC Girls Softball were set to begin playoffs June 10. The Instructional League was set to conclude its season the same day. Finally, the SYAC Senior League (6-7), which competes with nearby towns in the InterTown League, awaited word of their playoffs schedule. Also happening this busy week: Tryouts for the SYAC Travel teams for the next school year were held June 8-9.