• Gratefulness at Holiday Time
  • Submissions Open for Third Annual Your Big Break at Gold Coast Arts Center
  • Northport’s “Minstrel Players” 9th Production of “A Christmas Carol” This Weekend
  • MMF + MDP = A Lacrosse Day to Remember in Hicksville
  • Suffolk Honors Students Meet with Distinguished Columbia University Scholar

Gratefulness at Holiday Time

I’m posting this week’s column from my bed; the flu has hit with a vengeance this year, and it seems to have hit particularly hardest in several Long Island communities. Wantagh and Levittown residents and schools have been placed on alert, and it’s been rumored that specialists from Infectious Disease [...]

Submissions Open for Third Annual Your Big Break at Gold Coast Arts Center

Great Neck, NY – December 16, 2014 – On three special nights: Saturday January 31st, Saturday March 21st, and Saturday April 18th 2015 please join Love Revolution Org and the Gold Coast Arts Center as they once again search for the next big thing to come off Long Island – [...]

Northport’s “Minstrel Players” 9th Production of “A Christmas Carol” This Weekend

Northport’s oldest theatre group, The Minstrel Players, proudly present their 9th staging of the beloved Charles Dickens classic, “A Christmas Carol” this weekend. Veteran minstrels, as well as some new faces, will be on hand for this one-weekend only performance, which will run on Friday December 12 and Saturday December [...]

MMF + MDP = A Lacrosse Day to Remember in Hicksville

On Saturday, November 29th, The Michael Magro Foundation presented their Third Annual Men’s and Women’s Hicksville High School Lacrosse Alumni Game, which was sponsored by MDP Lacrosse. Though the players and volunteers were met with frigid temperatures that day, the warmth of those in attendance more than made up for [...]

Suffolk Honors Students Meet with Distinguished Columbia University Scholar

Suffolk County, NY – December 9, 2014 – Students from the Suffolk County Community College Honors Program traveled to Columbia University last week to meet with Dr. Thomas Bailey, Director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC). Housed at Teachers College, Columbia University, CCRC is the leading independent authority on [...]

 

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Gratefulness at Holiday Time

Gratefulness at Holiday Time

I’m posting this week’s column from my bed; the flu has hit with a vengeance this year, and it seems to have hit particularly hardest in several Long Island communities. Wantagh and Levittown residents and schools have been placed on alert,...

 

Submissions Open for Third Annual Your Big Break at Gold Coast Arts Center

Submissions Open for Third Annual Your Big Break at Gold Coast Arts Center

Great Neck, NY – December 16, 2014 - On three special nights: Saturday January 31st, Saturday March 21st, and Saturday April 18th 2015 please join Love Revolution Org and the Gold Coast Arts Center as they once again search for the next...

 

Northport’s “Minstrel Players” 9th Production of “A Christmas Carol” This Weekend

Northport’s “Minstrel Players” 9th Production of “A Christmas Carol” This Weekend

Northport’s oldest theatre group, The Minstrel Players, proudly present their 9th staging of the beloved Charles Dickens classic, “A Christmas Carol” this weekend. Veteran minstrels, as well as some new faces, will be on hand for this...

 

MMF + MDP = A Lacrosse Day to Remember in Hicksville

MMF + MDP = A Lacrosse Day to Remember in Hicksville

On Saturday, November 29th, The Michael Magro Foundation presented their Third Annual Men’s and Women’s Hicksville High School Lacrosse Alumni Game, which was sponsored by MDP Lacrosse. Though the players and volunteers were met with frigid...

 

Suffolk Honors Students Meet with Distinguished Columbia University Scholar

Suffolk Honors Students Meet with Distinguished Columbia University Scholar

Suffolk County, NY – December 9, 2014 - Students from the Suffolk County Community College Honors Program traveled to Columbia University last week to meet with Dr. Thomas Bailey, Director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC). Housed...

 

The Gaping Hole of Loss

The Gaping Hole of Loss

“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” – Clarence Oddbody, “It’s a Wonderful Life”. I’ve never been a fan of loss. I learned...

 

Bank of America Awards More Than $160,000 in Grants to Long Island Nonprofits

Bank of America Awards More Than $160,000 in Grants to Long Island Nonprofits

Melville, NY – December 2, 2014 - The Bank of America Charitable Foundation today announced $160,000 in grants to five Long Island nonprofits providing critical services to individuals and families in Nassau and Suffolk counties. The grants...

 

Black Friday, Appearing Now on Black Thursday (Thanksgiving Day)

Black Friday, Appearing Now on Black Thursday (Thanksgiving Day)

As I sit here on Thanksgiving Eve 2014, I consider all of the wonderful things in Life that I am grateful for. Loved ones, a warm bed, running water, wonderful friends, my husband’s employment; the list is endless. The day itself is something...

 

BFCU and Island Harvest Team Up for 6th Annual BFCU Turkey Drive

BFCU and Island Harvest Team Up for 6th Annual BFCU Turkey Drive

On Tuesday, November 18th, Bethpage Federal Credit Union in Hicksville held their 6th Annual Turkey Drive. The drive, which brought in 1200 turkeys and 12,000 pounds of nonperishable food, helps to stock the over 570 food pantries on Long Island....

 

Two William Floyd Middle School Trombonists Chosen for All-State Honors Band

Two William Floyd Middle School Trombonists Chosen for All-State Honors Band

Moriches, NY – November 18, 2014 - Two William Floyd Middle School trombone players – Anthony Hristidis and Zachary Neikens – have been selected to represent their school and their district at the annual New York State Band Directors...