Category Archives: Syosset

Turn The Page – Episode 100



Episode One Hundred – 100 Adventures in Microfiche with JUDD APATOW

From the Syosset Public Library and Judd Apatow Comedy Research Center!

Syosset Superstar Alumni Judd Apatow zooms in from Sunny LA to talk Microfiche, Freaks and
Geeks, and Favorite Syosset Teachers!


Turn The Page – Episode 95



Episode Ninety Five – Part 2: The Fall of Freedomland

Did you know that New York once had a Disneyland scale amusement park in THE BRONX? It’s true! But why did Freedomland U.S.A. only last five seasons? And when did its location become Co-op city? Join Mike Virgintino, Freedomland expert and Syosset Resident in the second part of this series of episodes celebrating the 60 year anniversary of the opening of Freedomland U.S.A..


Turn The Page – Episode 94



Episode Ninety Four – Freedomland U.S.A. Part 1 – The Creation and Celebration

Did you know that New York once had a Disneyland scale amusement park in THE BRONX? It’s true! conceived by one of Disney’s closest colleagues (until they parted ways) Freedomland U.S.A. opened on June 19, 1960 — but it only lasted five seasons. Syosset Resident and Freedomland expert Mike Virgintino joins us for Part 1 of two episodes celebrating this lesser known part of NYC history.


Special Episode – 10b



Special Episode 10 – Part 2 – Syosset Bingo

We spoke with Dr. Sharon Borzone, a Syosset resident who led an initiative to support local healthcare workers and restaurants through community centered games of BINGO.


Turn The Page – Episode 90



Episode Ninety 

Syosset Alum Peter Steinberg of Foundry Literary + Media joins us to discuss how he became a literary agent — and to reminisce about some of his favorite memories of Syosset!


Turn The Page – Episode 83



Episode Eighty Three – Syosset’s Historic Cemetery

Follow up with Kurt E. Kahofer and Zachary N. Studenroth of Burying Ground Preservation Group,
the team of professionals who are restoring the Schenck family burial ground in Syosset.


Turn The Page – Episode 80



Episode Eighty – Jon Lovett

Pod Save Syosset with Jon Lovett: Lovett, podcaster supreme, former speech-writer for President Obama, and Syosset alum lends us his voice and humor! Lovett joins us to share his favorite memories of Syosset and how he went from mathematics major to a political speech writer.


Turn The Page – Episode 71



Episode Seventy-One: On the doorstep of local history: Rav Freidel has the history of Syosset on his doorstep!


As the current owner of Syosset’s “Schenck House”, Rav stops by to talk restoration, resting grounds, and the Revolutionary War history right here in our hometown.


Turn The Page – Episode 65



Episode Sixty-Five: Syosset Stories with Kathleen Kim:

Kim, a SHS class of ’97 alum talks about how community and connection, along with her love of puppetry brought her to work on Sesame Street, the upcoming Mr. Rogers film (yes, the one with Tom Hanks), and even to the stage of Saturday Night Live! A perfect Thanksgiving treat for anyone who has ever wondered where life will take you, this episode is an extra helping of joy.