Category Archives: Syosset

Turn The Page – Episode 135a



Episode one thirty five – part one

We reconnected with Syosset Alum Jay Max, along with Melissa Argueta of Newsday to talk about the Faces of Long Island Project, a social media phenomenon which aims to celebrate the unique stories of Long Islanders in regards to diversity, experience, and beyond. Jay also caught us up on his most recent projects in the music industry.

https://facesoflongisland.newsday.com/


Turn The Page – Episode 128



Episode one twenty eight –

Kristin Howell and Lindi Bortney chime in with Sharon to discuss the origins and legacy of The Adelettes, the Syosset High School Barber Shop Music group. Stay tuned for some lovely music featuring several generations of Adelettes after the episode.


Turn The Page – Episode 120



One hundred and twenty

Natalie Portman’s Fables is a delightful read for parents and children alike. With an eye on gender balance and modern sensibilities, Portman refreshes three classic fables and adds a twist of whimsy. Join one of Syosset most notable alumni as she discusses writing her book, attending high school while her acting career took off, and weighs in on the great debate of Bagel Master vs. Bagel Boss!


Turn The Page – Episode 114a



One hundred and fourteen – Part one

Meryl Ain may have begun her career in the Syosset School District, but now she graces us with her presence under the new heading of “Published Author”! Listen to Meryl talk about “The Takeaway Men” a post Holocaust novel which explores the nuances of adjusting to American life in the shadows of atrocities past and anxieties of the future.


Turn The Page – Episode 113a



One hundred and thirteen – Part one

We got a chance to speak with local author Robert Ottone about his book “Her Infernal name and other curiosities” a collection of horror stories that will keep you thinking about them long after you’ve finished reading.


Turn The Page – Episode 112



One hundred and twelve – Jack DeMasi

Today we get to chat with Jack DeMasi about how he found himself hired at the 11th hour to the job that would become a keystone in the legacy of Syosset High School.


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.