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Hanukkah will be celebrated earlier this year in the Jewish calendar, and in Westbury it appears so will Passover.
The cover of a village holiday newsletter wished residents a “Happy Passover,” rather than the more timely “Happy Hanukkah.”
Hanukkah begins at sundown Wednesday. Passover is not until April.
In an email sent to residents Wednesday, Mayor Peter Cavallaro apologized...Read more »
Avanti has been given more time.
While officials from the Village of Westbury and the Post Avenue night club argue over the club’s operating hours, the village has extended Avanti’s expiring special use permit.
With the club’s application up for renewal, village Mayor Peter Cavallaro said he adjourned last Thursday’s public hearing, given ongoing litigation.
The permit will continue...Read more »
Jessica Greenbaum, 12, of East Northport, has been a fan of the "Cake Boss," Buddy Valastro, since long before his TV show pushed his family owned Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, N.J., into the limelight.
Her aunt took her to Carlo’s several years ago, and Jessica said she immediately developed a love for baking and cake decorating. She even bought a white bakery coat to showcase...Read more »
He was an African-American class president for two years at a mostly-Caucasian 1940s Westbury High School. He later became a psychiatrist and founded various mental health facilities in Los Angeles. He died in 1988 at age 59 of a heart attack while in Zimbabwe trying to help set up small emergency rooms and clinics.
The Westbury school board honored 1946 graduate Dr. J. Alfred "Al"...Read more »