Events, News and Press Blog

The Bristal Assisted Living is committed to keeping our residents and their families informed and up to date on all current events, both inside and outside of our community. Our Events, News & Press Blog is designed to keep you well informed.

Newsday Features The Bristal All-Star Annual Softball Game

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On Wednesday, July 10th, the New York Senior Softball Association, a Nassau County softball league for seniors, gathered to play in it’s Annual All-Star Game. Sponsored by The Bristal, the group plays a game annually to honor a certain theme following Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game. This year’s game celebrated the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Mets World Series championship.

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Lake Grove Resident and Lifelong Mets Fan Celebrates 100th Birthday

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The Bristal at Lake Grove threw a celebration on Wednesday, July 3rd, in honor of resident Crispin Bottari’s 100th birthday. The lifelong Mets fan was surrounded by friends, family, and everything blue and orange on his special day. Cris was given a custom embroidered Mets hat and a personalized home plate that quoted, “In baseball, as in life, all the important things happen at home.” We are so happy you and your wife have chosen to call The Bristal home! Happy Birthday Cris!

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Newsday: 190 Years of Wedded Bliss – Lynbrook Couples Celebrate Anniversaries

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The Bristal at Lynbrook held a celebration on Wednesday, June 26 marking the wedding anniversaries of three happy couples residing there. The couples honored included Elaine and Herbert Sacks – married 65 years, Eda and Vincent DeMatteis – married 63 years, and Margaret and Philip Falzone – married 63 years. The afternoon began with blessings of love, thanks and gratitude offered by both Rabbi Susan Elkodsi of the Malverne Jewish Center, and Pastor Steve Brower of Faith & Victory Fellowship Church in Freeport.

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McKnight’s Senior Living: Winsome Bent Among McKnight’s 2019 Women of Distinction Winners

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Article courtesy of McKnight’s Senior Living

The Bristal is proud to announce that Regional Director, Winsome Bent has been recognized as a top leader in the field of long-term care and senior care. Winsome was named to the Hall of Honor in the nationwide 2019 McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards.

The program is overseen by independent trade publications, McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living, which received hundreds of nominations in this, the program’s inaugural year. An independent panel of judges comprising industry professionals and McKnight’s editors selected the winners, who were announced March 13 and March 14.

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Westchester County Business Journal: Marking Veterans Day in Armonk

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This Veterans Day in Armonk, we were proud to honor 14 residents of The Bristal for their military service. Among those who came out to show their support were North Castle Supervisor Michael Schiliro, North Castle Council members Barbara DiGiacino, Steve D’Angelo and Jose Berra, Assemblyman David Buchwald, and Westchester County Legislator Margaret Cunzio. Thank you to everyone who came to the ceremony to help us properly honor our Veterans.

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100th Birthday in Woodcliff Lake

Posted by: Allie Miller

We held a very special event here in Woodcliff Lake today! Resident Sylvia Whitney, born on April 1, 1918, celebrated her 100th birthday with everyone from her friends and family to the local elected officials. Sylvia was the ninth resident to move into The Bristal at Woodcliff Lake when they opened five years ago! Mother of two, grandmother of five, and great-grandmother of ten, Sylvia continues to live a beautiful life. Among the people there to honor her were Councilwoman Nancy Gross, Councilwoman Kristy Herrington, Councilman Corrado Belgiovine, and State Senator Jerry Cardinale. Sylvia was surrounded by pictures of her … read more

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