Thursday, 02 January 2014 00:00
Happy New Year!
Movie: Secrets of Highclere Castle
How to Pay Less Income Tax
This outdoor rink hosts two-hour public skating sessions Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m., Fridays at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Concessions are available. Admission: Town of Oyster Bay residents only (proof required); $4 adults, $3 ages 5 to 17. Skate rental: $4. Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, 7800 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury.
Samuel West and Paul Brooke-Taylor are featured in this documentary about the location backdrop of Downton Abbey. It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history because of of the PBS series but England’s Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats who enjoyed a life of luxury to the army of servants toiling “below stairs.” Syosset Library, 2 p.m.
Presenter: Joyce Tobkes, M.A. Senior peer group discussion for facing some of the challenges of growing older. No registration necessary. Syosset Library, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
St. Edward Confessor Church, 205 Jackson Ave., Syosset. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $49.
Artist reception. Syosset Library, 1-3 p.m.
Meeting on “Embezzlement, What You Don’t Know Can Cost You a Fortune.” Fox Hollow Country Club, Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury. 6-8:30 p.m.
Free workshop on mono prints. Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, 7800 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury. 8-10 p.m.
Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. reduced admission with college ID. Bounce!, 310 Michael Dr., Syosset
Thursday, 16 January 2014 09:41
Eight students from Jericho High School, the largest number of students from any school on Long Island this year, are among the 300 semifinalists picked from 1,800 entrants nationally and overseas in the annual Intel Science Talent Search.
Friday, 17 January 2014 00:00
Brookville’s Green Vale School students were featured in the September/October 2013 issue of Sport Rocketry, the official journal of the National Association of Rocketry.
The seventh-grade students competed nationally at the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) last May in Virginia and were the youngest rocket scientists competing. They were also the only team from Long Island that qualified to enter the competition and one of only two teams from New York State.
Thursday, 16 January 2014 11:44
The Syosset Braves 11-year-old football team recently won the Superbowl Championship Game against the Rosedale Jets with a final score of 13 to 0.
Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:19
The Farrell & Schmidt Ho Ho Ho 5-Kilometer Run started and finished at the John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage on Dec. 21. The top local finisher was Tim Mahony of Syosset, who scored in 11th place overall and third in the 15 to 19 age group.
Other locals winning awards in this year’s Ho Ho Ho Run were Gina Ferraro of Syosset (2nd woman, 35-39 age group), Patty Santella of Syosset (3rd woman, 45-49 age group), Kim Solomine of Syosset (2nd woman, 55-59 age group).