Long Island

To Your Health

12/04/1998
Staff Writer
After being told in a phone call from her surgeon that she again had breast cancer and that it had spread to her lymph nodes, Judy Lazar of Manhasset became hysterical. “I was angry and petrified. And I was scared,” she recalls. “I kept saying, ‘I’m not having chemotherapy.’ My husband, Joel, who is terrific, didn’t know what to do with me.” So he called the home of the family’s rabbi, Abner Bergman of Temple Judea of Manhasset. The rabbi’s wife tracked him down at a meeting.

Hell Finds A Home

04/26/2000
Staff Writer
Martin Small, 84, is haunted by nightmares and flashbacks of the Holocaust. “He’ll wake up at night screaming that he is running from the Nazis,” says his wife, Doris, also a survivor who escaped to England from Berlin with other children in 1939.

Suozzi Puts Focus On Social Services

02/08/2002
Staff Writer
Health and human services represent 40 percent of the Nassau County budget but have been an “afterthought” when it comes to getting the attention of county government, Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi told representatives of UJA-Federation’s social service network on Long Island. “Everyone knows how important these services are,” said Suozzi, Nassau’s first Democratic county executive in nearly 40 years, last week at UJA-Federation’s annual Long Island Legislative Breakfast at the Mid-Island Y JCC in Plainview.
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