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Simchat Torah Marks  End to High Holidays

Simchat Torah Marks End to High Holidays

By Raimundo Ortiz Monday and Tuesday mark the end of the Jewish High Holiday season, and begins a major holiday-less stretch that continues until Passover. On Monday, Jews celebrate Shemini Atzeret, the closing festival of the seven-day holiday of Sukkot and on Tuesday, they observe Simchat Torah, although in some forms of Judaism and in [...]

Bulldogs Strut Down Broadway at Homecoming Parade

Bulldogs Strut Down Broadway at Homecoming Parade

Text and Photos By Rob Abruzzese Hewlett High School held it’s annual Homecoming Parade at 12:00 p.m. last Saturday, Sept. 29th and the students and their friends and family were out in force to show their support. “Everyone was alive and really into it,” Kimberly Smith, a junior in the National Art Honor Society said. [...]

Local Cancer Survivor Running  Half Marathon to Help Others

Local Cancer Survivor Running Half Marathon to Help Others

By Raimundo Ortiz Howard Adelsberg, a lawyer working on Central Avenue in Cedarhurst, is running the ING half-marathon in January and trying to raise $30,000 for Chai Lifeline, the organization that stood by his eight-year-old son Jonah in 2001 while he battled non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The Adelsberg house was full of laughs during the fall of [...]

Get Out There and Start Picking!  The Best Places For Apple and  Pumpkin Patch Picking This Fall

Get Out There and Start Picking! The Best Places For Apple and Pumpkin Patch Picking This Fall

By Danielle Puma It’s October and nothing beats a fresh and crisp apple picked directly off the tree — or even a pumpkin twisted off of its vine. It’s worth the drive out east so grab the kids and your friends and take a scenic drive to some of Long Island’s best apple orchards and [...]

Tasty Apple Tips and Recipes

Tasty Apple Tips and Recipes

Tasty Apple Tips and Recipes By Danielle Puma You come home after a long and enjoyable day of apple picking with the family and unload that huge bag that is spilling with McIntosh and Granny Smiths. What can you do with your abundant fall harvest? How many times can you smear a spoonful of peanut [...]

What to do with all those Pumpkins?

What to do with all those Pumpkins?

After all that pumpkin picking, one big question remains. What to do with your fresh, plump pumpkin? Here are some tips after a fun-filled family outing at the pumpkin patch. Roast the pumpkin seeds: Here is a quick and easy way to turn the pumpkin into a very tasty treat. 1.  Rinse the pumpkin seeds [...]

Easy Shopping for Lulavs  As Sukkot Holiday Looms

Easy Shopping for Lulavs As Sukkot Holiday Looms

Easy Shopping for Lulavs As Sukkot Holiday Looms By Raimundo Ortiz Sukkot is coming fast, and if you haven’t gotten your etrog or lulavs there are some places along Central Avenue to bail you out with some quality Sukkot supplies. Sukkot, or The Feast of Tabernacles, is a holiday following Yom Kippur that is much [...]

Leather is on Every Woman’s Lips for Fall  Slim-Leg Pants and Pencil Skits are Big for the Slim Look

Leather is on Every Woman’s Lips for Fall Slim-Leg Pants and Pencil Skits are Big for the Slim Look

Leather is on Every Woman’s Lips for Fall Slim-Leg Pants and Pencil Skits are Big for the Slim Look By Danielle Puma It’s autumn and the leaves are changing as well as a woman’s wardrobe. Leather is on the lips of most women in The Five Towns this fall and it can transform your style [...]

The Dapper Dan will be Wearing Grays, Navy and Black  Lavender and Aqua Big on Shirts and Ties; Slim Jeans for Weekends

The Dapper Dan will be Wearing Grays, Navy and Black Lavender and Aqua Big on Shirts and Ties; Slim Jeans for Weekends

The Dapper Dan will be Wearing Grays, Navy and Black Lavender and Aqua Big on Shirts and Ties; Slim Jeans for Weekends By Raimundo Ortiz Listen up gents, whether you are trying to pull off the high-powered executive look or simply trying to exude cool while watching the game on Sunday, there are lots of [...]

Accessorize with the Elegance of Gold, Diamonds

Accessorize with the Elegance of Gold, Diamonds

Accessorize with the Elegance of Gold, Diamonds By Danielle Puma From sparkling scarves to glitzy gemstone earrings, accessories and jewelry are essential to any outfit. There are many stores in The Five Towns that carry new fall favorites that can update an old outfit or bring more style to a new one. Goldmine Jewelry Goldmine [...]

Stepping Out in Leopard, Equestrians, Flats and Pumps

Stepping Out in Leopard, Equestrians, Flats and Pumps

Stepping Out in Leopard, Equestrians, Flats and Pumps There is a shoe made for every new outfit you’ll buy this fall. From leather riding boots that can incorporate equestrian style into your outfit to leopard ankle boots that pair with leggings and skinny jeans – Five Towners can never skip out on new shoes. Ballet [...]

Glitter, Shimmer, Pleather, and Tweed Set Stage for Girls

Glitter, Shimmer, Pleather, and Tweed Set Stage for Girls

Glitter, Shimmer, Pleather, and Tweed Set Stage for Girls By Danielle Puma Girls love new clothes and this fall, dress her up with the latest styles that will have her friends talking. From ruffle skirts to tweed dresses and colorful tops to mix and match, Five Town girls will never be behind on fashion. 100% [...]

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