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Take Five: Products to Help You Achieve a Healthier Self

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This durable, portable water bottle uses nano-filtration technology to remove viruses, bacteria, cysts and parasites to produce instant, clean, drinkable water, indoors and out. Iconlifesaver.com

Long Island Concerts & Events October 20-22

Anders Osborne and Jackie Greene
These gifted singer-songwriters take turns acoustically accompanying one another as they trade tunes, alternately jamming to songs from each of their catalogues. Opening the show is Cris Jacobs. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. thespaceatwestbury.com $29.50-$45. 8 p.m. Oct. 20.

Ronnie Earl
This legendary blues guitarist who’s put out more than 20 albums over the past three decades with his band, The Broadcasters, was called “one of the most serious blues guitarists you can find today” by the late great B.B. King. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore. boultoncenter.org $40-$45. 8 p.m. Oct. 20.

Flight 1017 Long Island Tattoo Convention
Meet famous tattoo artists, catch some live entertainment, score some merch and maybe even get some ink while you’re there. Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City. cradleofaviation.org $12-$60. Oct. 20-22.

The Psychedelic Furs
The English rock band that dominated the ‘70s and ‘80s until their hiatus in the ‘90s is back. They’re bringing their alternative-light sound to Huntington on The Singles Tour. Warming up the crowd is Bash & Pop. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $20-$69.50. 8 p.m. Oct. 21.

Hot Autumn Nights
Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone, the recently reformed band led by its multi-talented British frontman, headlines this night of ’60s rock featuring The Grass Roots, The Buckinghams and Peter Tork of The Monkees. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $49-$225. 8 p.m. Oct. 21.

Smokey Robinson
The legendary singer-songwriter known for his recognizable silky-smooth voice will serenade the audience with his hits, including “My Girl” and “The Tears of A Clown.” Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville. tillescenter.org $50-$250. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

Heroes of The Holocaust
An opening reception will toast the special exhibit by world-renowned 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino. The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County, Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove. holocaust-nassau.org Free. 6 p.m. Oct. 22.

Mystic India
Prepare to have your mind blown by the colorful costumes and elaborate sets used in this internationally acclaimed Bollywood dance spectacular. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville. tillescenter.org $48-$268. 7 p.m. Oct. 22.

Kevin James
He’s been a dad, a mall cop, the husband of Adam Sandler and an assassin, all before reaching 50. Now Kevin James “Can’t Wait” to deliver his stand-up routine in his hometown of LI. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $49.50-$99.50. 8 p.m. Oct. 22.

Brick Manor Estate on 2 Acres in Hewlett Harbor Asks $2.9M

This century-old, exquisitely restored brick manor estate on more than two acres of gated waterfront property was listed for sale at 207 Everit Ave. in the Village of Hewlett Harbor.

Built in 1918, this five-bedroom home with six ½ bathrooms features a huge backyard and 200 feet of bulkhead with a private dock on Macy Channel, which leads into Hewlett Bay.

The house comes equipped with four fireplaces, four-zone central air conditioning, an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, billiard room, office, gym, vaulted ceilings on the second floor, a loft and partly finished basement.

Outside it has a heated in-ground pool, an outdoor kitchen, three-car detached garage with two lifts, a patio and tennis courts.

This home is located right near the Seawane Golf & Country Club, Grant Park and the Bay Park Golf Course. It is also near the Gibson Long Island Rail Road train station.

It is zoned for Hewlett-Woodmere School District, which includes George W. Hewlett High School, which was ranked No. 134 in the country’s best high schools in 2016, according to Newsweek.

The asking price is $2,999,000, not including the annual property taxes of $45,314.
The real estate agent listed for the property is Donald Rodgers Signature Premier Properties. He can be reached at 631-673-3900.

Found MIA WWII Marine from LI Buried at Arlington

TARAWA, Kiribati - A 3rd Marine Regiment color guard takes its place, July 25, 2015, during a repatriation ceremony in Tarawa, Kiribati. The ceremony honored the remains of approximately 36 Marines who fought and died during the Battle of Tarawa during World War II, and were loaded onto a C-130J Hercules aircraft to be transported back home to the United States. Photo By: Cpl. Matthew Bragg

Seventy-two years after he died in a World War II battle and two years after his remains were found, a U.S. Marine from Long Island was buried Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. 

U.S. Marine Cpl. George Critchley

Marine Cpl. Walter Critchley attended Valley Stream High School in the 1930s after his family moved from his native New Rochelle and before they relocated to New Jersey, according to the New York Daily News. He was 24 when he was among 1,000 US soldiers and sailors killed in the Battle of Tarawa in November 1943.

Critchley, who was assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, was among 35 solders’ whose remains were found in June 2015 by a non-government organization called History Flight at a battleground burial site on Betio Island, part of the Gilbert Islands in the Pacific, according to the Department of Defense.

The Pentagon identified his remains earlier this year. He was given full military honors upon his burial.

Despite the heavy casualties suffered by American forces, the battle was a victory for the US military because the Gilbert Islands provided the U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet a platform from which to launch assaults on the Marshall and Caroline Islands to advance their campaign against Japan, the Pentagon said.

Of 400,000 US service members killed in WWII, nearly 73,000 are still missing and an estimated 26,000 are considered still recoverable.

Best of Long Island Spotlight: Top Egg Sandwich

The question of where to get a proper egg sandwich sparks nearly as intense a debate as that of which pizzeria is best—especially since there are abundant options on Long Island.

Press readers helped narrow the field of options when they voted CJ’s Coffee Shop as the winner of Best Egg Sandwich on Long Island in the 2017 Best of Long Island contest. 

Scrambled, fried or perhaps even over-easy, C.J.’s Coffee Shop makes a mean egg sandwich that has been praised by Long Islanders throughout both counties and the region.

Want some bacon on there? Cheese? Salt, pepper and ketchup? Of course! No matter how you prefer this morning staple, C.J.’s ensures it’s absolutely perfect, each and every time!

Egg sandwiches make great breakfasts or lunches, especially for those on the go (and that’s pretty much every working person on Long Island). They’re simple yet delicious, and they can be made in a variety of different ways. The possibilities are (almost) endless.

To find all the other Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Vote now through Dec. 15 for your favorite businesses and people in the 2018 Best of Long Island program.

CJ’s Coffee Shop is located at 225 North Long Beach Rd. in Rockville Centre. They can be reached at 516-766-9107 or cjscoffeeshop.com

Nassau Marks Debut of New Fourth Precinct Station House

Officials marked the grand opening of the Nassau County Police Department’s newly rebuilt Fourth Precinct station house in Hewlett on Tuesday.

The 20,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility located on Broadway includes a dedicated line-up room, multiple private interview areas, a community room and more.

Construction on the $13 million project began in February 2016. The old building that was replaced had been flooded during Superstorm Sandy five years ago.

The Fourth Precinct is responsible for patrolling the southwestern corner of Nassau known as the Five Towns, which includes the communities of Hewlett, Woodmere, Lawrence, Cedarhurst and Inwood.

It also covers Long Beach island from Point Lookout to Atlantic Beach, plus Oceanside, Island Park and East Rockaway to the north.

Posh 19-acre Cutchogue Estate Asks $8.5M

The views are abundant as the amenities and privacy at this North Fork beachfront mansion situated on a 19-acre estate that was recently listed for sale at 13451 Oregon Rd. in Cutchogue.

Built in 1994, this six-bedroom home with 7,300-square-feet of living space has 15 bathrooms, tennis courts, an in-ground pool, indoor hot tub, indoor and outdoor commercial-grade kitchens, a gym, two wine cellars, a sauna and nearly 500 feet of private sandy beach overlooking the Long Island Sound.

The house also has a lounge, media room, office, formal dining room, a fully finished basement, two fireplaces, an elevator and 8-zone central air conditioning. Outside, it has a seven-car garage, patio, deck and a separate lot that can be developed. It also features double-pane windows and solar panels to keep the electric bill down.

The property is about two miles from the Mattituck Long Island Rail Road station, four miles west of the popular downtown Greenport village and is in the heart of the North Fork wine trail. It is located in the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District.

The asking price is $8,500,000, not including the annual property taxes of $78,476.

The real estate agent listed for this property is Sheri Clarry of The Corcoran Group. She can be reached at 631-765-1300. 

Long Island Concerts & Events October 16-19

The Paris Opera
Witness the backstage hustle and bustle of The Paris Opera in this captivating chronicle that shines a spotlight on the complex army of collaborators who make this prestigious institution possible. With Director Jean-Stéphane Bron in person. Cinerma Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $11-$16. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16.

A Celebration of Harry Chapin
Folk singer-songwriter-activist Harry Chapin created story songs with social commentary still relevant today. His commitment to the world and to Long Island lives on through Long Island Cares, an organization that continues to help the needy in our area. Ticket price includes reception and lecture by film archivist Bill Shelley. Cinerma Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $11-$16. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17.

Colin Hay
The former frontman of Men at Work known for such ’80s hits as “Down Under” and “Who Can it Be Now?” is touring to promote his latest solo album released this year, Fierce Mercy. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. landmarkonmainstreet.org $40-$55. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18.

Mick Foley
The best-selling author and WWE Hall-of-Famer known as “Cactus Jack,” “Dude Love” and “Mankind” will discuss and sign copies of his latest book, Saint Mick: My Journey from Hardcore Legend to Santa’s Jolly Elf. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. Oct. 19.

Bride of Frankenstein
Just in time for Halloween, film historian Ron MacCloskey and a special guest TBA will discuss the infamous misunderstood monster’s misadventures in love in this classic horror flick. Cinerma Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. cinemaartscentre.org $11-$16. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19.

Jonny Lang
American blues, gospel and rock singer Jonny Lang and his band are planning will get the crowd howling at the moon with his soulful and lyrics that make you want to roll your car windows down and jam. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $25-$55. 8 p.m. Oct. 19.

The Price is Right Live
Can you guess the price of random consumer products better than competitors arbitrarily chosen from a daytime game show audience? If you answered yes, then you should probably get your butt down here. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com $128-$190. 8 p.m. Oct. 19.

Elegant Home in Babylon’s Paradise Point Asks $1.8M

With its casual, beachfront style and traditional features perfect for elegant entertainment, this Colonial is listed for sale at 128 Lucinda Dr. in the Paradise Point section of the Village of Babylon.

Built in 2002 on a half an acre, this five-bedroom, four-bathroom home—one of the most beautiful in Babylon—with 6,000-square-feet of living space has been continually upgraded over the past decade so that it offers a lengthy list of energy efficient features.

That includes a tankless water heater, double pane insulated windows and Energy Star appliances—including the furnace and four-zone central air conditioning unit.

The Cedar-built house comes equipped with an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, two master suites, a full gym and three gas-fueled fireplaces. Outside it has a two-car attached garage, porch, covered brick patio, a deck, pear-shaped in-ground pool and 100 feet of water frontage, plus dock rights.

The house is minutes from the Babylon Long Island Rail Road station and the Southern State Parkway. It is nearby the Long Island Yacht Club, Bergen Point Golf Course and Sampawams Creek, a popular boating spot. Not to mention downtown Babylon, a popular area full of shops and restaurants.

This Colonial is zoned for the Babylon School District, which had Babylon Junior/Senior High School named one of the top 100 high schools in New York State as part of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools.

The asking price is $1,895,000, not including the annual property taxes of $55,649.

The real estate agent listed for the property is Joanne Schloen of Coach Real Estate Associates, Inc. She can be reached at 631-587-1700. 

Construction Begins on $75M New Cold Spring Harbor Lab Facility

Cold Spring Harbor Lab
October 12, 2017-Cold Spring Harbor, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo breaks ground on $75 Million Cold Spring Harbor Lab Center for therapeuatics research.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory broke ground Thursday on a $75-million project to build a new Center for Therapeutics Research that will apply the lab’s biomedical expertise to advance treatment of genetic diseases.

The new center will support the renowned lab’s continuing advancements in fundamental biology research in the areas of breast cancer, leukemia, autism, obesity/diabetes and lung cancer therapeutics, officials said.

“The faster you get these inventions, these discoveries to market, the more you help people,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, noting that New York State is investing $25 million in the project. “You can literally save lives. And Cold Spring harbor has done that.”

Since being founded in 1890, the lab has won eight Nobel Prizes for its breakthroughs in molecular biology and genetics, most notably for James Watson’s and Francis Crick’s discovery of the double helix structure of DNA.

The new 26,000-square-foot research facility will be one of the nation’s most innovative centers, where dozens of scientists will be integrating biology and human genomics with chemistry and protein data, officials said. It will be located in the newly renovated Demerec Lab.

Chemists will take targets produced from biologists and refine them for next-generation therapies that will form the basis of new partnerships with the pharmaceutical industry—the goal being to develop the most advanced drug compounds targeted to the underlying biological pathway, officials said.

The center is expected to be completed at the end of next year. The remaining $50 million is expected to come from grants, donations and academic partnerships.