• Governor Cuomo Announces $22.4 Million Education Grant Awarded to New York State
  • Long Island School for the Gifted Participates in Water Collective’s Laps for Taps Challenge to Bring Clean Water to Thousands in Cameroon
  • The White Sock Predicament
  • Simpsononymous: A Cake Collaboration For a Cause
  • Governor Cuomo Announces New York to Honor Derek Jeter’s Last Home Game

Governor Cuomo Announces $22.4 Million Education Grant Awarded to New York State

Albany, NY – September 29, 2014 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State has been awarded a $22.4 million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant by the U.S. Department of Education, to help low-income and at-risk students receive college readiness preparation and [...]

Long Island School for the Gifted Participates in Water Collective’s Laps for Taps Challenge to Bring Clean Water to Thousands in Cameroon

Huntington Station, NY – September 30, 2014 – Long Island School for the Gifted (LISG) will participate in Water Collective’s Laps for Taps Challenge on October 8th 2014 to raise awareness and funds for the 2,500 people of Mundame without clean water in Southwest Cameroon. The people of Mundame suffer [...]

The White Sock Predicament

My husband and I have begun hiking, as of late. We’ve found some terrific trails, had a few really challenging climbs, and have found a wonderful workout that leaves us feeling energized, rather than exhausted. On some days, we are able to hike for upwards of an hour, while other [...]

Simpsononymous: A Cake Collaboration For a Cause

  Jean Schapowal is a woman on a mission. The Hicksville resident, who is currently serving on the PTA Board at Woodland Elementary School, is also a busy mom of three, with a booming cake business of her own. She’s participated in local and regional baking competitions, and has received [...]

Governor Cuomo Announces New York to Honor Derek Jeter’s Last Home Game

New York, New York – September 24, 2014 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that, in honor of Yankees Captain Derek Jeter’s last home game, the Corning Tower with be lit to display his number, 2, this Thursday night. The Governor is additionally inviting Yankees fans to the Empire [...]

 

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Governor Cuomo Announces $22.4 Million Education Grant Awarded to New York State

Governor Cuomo Announces $22.4 Million Education Grant Awarded to New York State

Albany, NY – September 29, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State has been awarded a $22.4 million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant by the U.S. Department of Education,...

 

Long Island School for the Gifted Participates in Water Collective’s Laps for Taps Challenge to Bring Clean Water to Thousands in Cameroon

Long Island School for the Gifted Participates in Water Collective’s Laps for Taps Challenge to Bring Clean Water to Thousands in Cameroon

Huntington Station, NY – September 30, 2014 – Long Island School for the Gifted (LISG) will participate in Water Collective’s Laps for Taps Challenge on October 8th 2014 to raise awareness and funds for the 2,500 people of Mundame...

 

The White Sock Predicament

The White Sock Predicament

My husband and I have begun hiking, as of late. We’ve found some terrific trails, had a few really challenging climbs, and have found a wonderful workout that leaves us feeling energized, rather than exhausted. On some days, we are able to...

 

Simpsononymous: A Cake Collaboration For a Cause

Simpsononymous: A Cake Collaboration For a Cause

  Jean Schapowal of Hicksville, with her Comic Book Guy cake and t-shirt she designed. Jean Schapowal is a woman on a mission. The Hicksville resident, who is currently serving on the PTA Board at Woodland Elementary School, is also a...

 

Governor Cuomo Announces New York to Honor Derek Jeter’s Last Home Game

Governor Cuomo Announces New York to Honor Derek Jeter’s Last Home Game

New York, New York – September 24, 2014 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that, in honor of Yankees Captain Derek Jeter’s last home game, the Corning Tower with be lit to display his number, 2, this Thursday night. The...

 

North Babylon Union Free School District Teacher Named 2014 Better Beginnings Award Recipient

North Babylon Union Free School District Teacher Named 2014 Better Beginnings Award Recipient

North Babylon, NY – Sepetember 18, 2014 - Ms. Jennifer Kreuscher, a first grade teacher in the North Babylon Union Free School District, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Better Beginnings Award.  The award, which is sponsored...

 

Winning Isn’t Everything

Winning Isn’t Everything

“All I do is win, win, win – no matter what; got money on my mind, I can never get enough – and every time I step up in the building, everybody’s hands go up…” – DJ Khaled   I remember days gone by, when there weren’t such things...

 

Nassau County SPCA Provides Fall Pet Tips

Nassau County SPCA Provides Fall Pet Tips

Nassau County, NY – September 18, 2014 - The season has officially changed, and as the mercury starts dropping, we have to make some changes – longer shirts, pants, light jackets. We thought it was time to go over some tips for our...

 

The 33rd Annual Fall Festival Returns to Montauk

The 33rd Annual Fall Festival Returns to Montauk

Montauk, NY – September 19, 2014 – Celebrate the arrival of fall and crisp October weather at Montauk’s 33rd Annual Fall Festival, sponsored by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. The family-oriented community event takes place on...

 

What I’ve Learned From the Wolf Spider

What I’ve Learned From the Wolf Spider

  What we found, crawling on our bedroom wall… Several nights ago, while my husband and I were watching television in our bedroom, my daughter entered to have a nighttime chat with us. Her facial expression had dramatically changed,...