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In the rich drama of Roslyn history, two strong-willed men who lived 200 years apart played seminal roles.
Photo: The Roslyn Memorial Clock Tower, which the village acquired in 1895. (photo from the collection of Joel Streich)
In the rich drama of Roslyn history, two strong-willed men who lived 200 years apart played seminal roles.
Photo: The Roslyn Memorial Clock Tower, which the village acquired in 1895. (photo from the collection of Joel Streich)
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  • Local Italian-Americans React To Quake News

    A woman in Astoria, Queens, frantically tried to reach her grandmother, who lives in the Abruzzo region of Italy. A Roslyn immigrant surfed the Web to see if any of his relatives were affected by the deadly earthquake that struck his homeland. And a...
  • Meet Your 'America's Next Top Model 10' Contestants

    It's back to the Big Apple for the tenth cycle of "America's Next Top Model." This time around, 14 wannabe models will be struttin' their fiercest to attain the coveted title and all its accompanying prizes. Also, supermodel Paulina Porizkova will join...
  • Cinco de ... Pastrami

     
    Hold the Mayo. It was time for noshing, not nachos. For the 27th year, Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Roslyn Heights) imported a truck full of pastrami, corned beef and other New York deli delicacies from Queens for his annual fundraiser and......
  • Senate split: Albany fiddles, counties act

     
    Nassau Legis. Wayne Wink, a Democrat, with Claudia Doliner, widow of Hal Doliner, and her daughter, Nicole. Hal Doliner, who had Alzheimer???s, got his wife???s car keys and went for a drive in March 2008. He died when the......
  • Attorney Behind Adoption Scam To Face Additional Charges

    Attorney Behind Adoption Scam To Face Additional Charges
    A lawyer from Long Island who is accused of victimizing 13 couples in what is being likened to a multistate, Ponzi-like adoption scam, will face additional charges, according to prosecutors. Kevin Cohen, of Roslyn, faced a judge Wednesday in Mineola on...
  • Man Rescued After 4 hours in Collapsed Cesspool

    Man Rescued After 4 hours in Collapsed Cesspool
    EAST HILLS, N.Y. - A man was rescued after spending more than four hours Tuesday trapped up to his chest in sand and soil after falling into a Long Island cesspool, authorities said. The man, who was not immediately identified, was in stable condition...
  • NAACP Elects Roslyn Brock as Youngest Board Chair

    NAACP Elects Roslyn Brock as Youngest Board Chair
    NEW YORK -- The NAACP elected a health care executive as its youngest board chairman Saturday, continuing a youth movement for the nation's oldest civil rights organization. Roslyn M. Brock, 44, was chosen to succeed Julian Bond. She had been vice...
  • Roslyn Restaurant Destroyed in Fire

    A pre-dawn fire swept through two historic structures in the heart of old Roslyn Monday, destroying a well-known restaurant and an adjacent building that were both undergoing renovations, fire officials said. The fire is not considered suspicious,...
  • 7 Long Islanders busted for ripping of Medicaid

    7 Long Islanders busted for ripping of Medicaid
    Seven people have been charged with stealing more than $252,000 in undeserved Medicaid benefits and food stamps by under reporting their income and failing to disclose millions of dollars worth of rental properties and businesses under their ownership....