• Federal Officials to Announce Alcohol Ban on Fire Island Beaches
  • A Lived in House is Better than a Pristine One
  • 17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) Announces ​2014 Award​ Winners​
  • Summer Concert Series Swings into Smithtown
  • Marty Lyons Foundation 29th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on LI Benefiting Children with Sever Illness Proves Great Success

Federal Officials to Announce Alcohol Ban on Fire Island Beaches

Islip, NY – July 25th, 2014 -  Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane Jr will join U.S.  Chief Ranger Dwayne Michaels of the Fire Island National Seashore, community leaders, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in an announcement that will detail a ban by federal officials on alcohol consumption on certain [...]

A Lived in House is Better than a Pristine One

   At the urging of a friend, I have opted to dedicate today’s column to clean houses, and my abhorrence for anything that smacks of perfection. Let’s put it this way – nobody is that clean, all the time, and nobody can possibly keep on top of the housework, 100% [...]

17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) Announces ​2014 Award​ Winners​

Bellmore, NY – July 23, 2014 – The 17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) drew to a close on Thursday​,​ July 17th with the Closing Night Party and Awards Ceremony. The evening began with a buffet dinner in the Filmmakers Lounge where filmmakers informally gathered one last time [...]

Summer Concert Series Swings into Smithtown

Smithtown, NY – July 21, 2014 – Once again, the Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series is back in downtown Smithtown where families and friends gather and enjoy the comradery and music of their favorite tribute bands. “The shows provide a wonderful opportunity for everyone to enjoy downtown Smithtown, support [...]

Marty Lyons Foundation 29th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on LI Benefiting Children with Sever Illness Proves Great Success

Commack, NY – July 22, 2014 – The Marty Lyons Foundation (MLF) recently hosted its 29th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic at the Old Westbury Golf and Country Club. The golf outing was the foundation’s largest fundraising event of the year. Hundreds of supporters played golf and attended the evening festivities. [...]

 

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Federal Officials to Announce Alcohol Ban on Fire Island Beaches

Federal Officials to Announce Alcohol Ban on Fire Island Beaches

Islip, NY – July 25th, 2014 -  Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane Jr will join U.S.  Chief Ranger Dwayne Michaels of the Fire Island National Seashore, community leaders, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in an announcement that...

 

A Lived in House is Better than a Pristine One

A Lived in House is Better than a Pristine One

  This isn’t what my house looks like now, but sometimes I feel like it does!  At the urging of a friend, I have opted to dedicate today’s column to clean houses, and my abhorrence for anything that smacks of perfection. Let’s...

 

17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) Announces ​2014 Award​ Winners​

17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) Announces ​2014 Award​ Winners​

Bellmore, NY – July 23, 2014 - The 17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) drew to a close on Thursday​,​ July 17th with the Closing Night Party and Awards Ceremony. The evening began with a buffet dinner in the Filmmakers...

 

Summer Concert Series Swings into Smithtown

Summer Concert Series Swings into Smithtown

Smithtown, NY – July 21, 2014 - Once again, the Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series is back in downtown Smithtown where families and friends gather and enjoy the comradery and music of their favorite tribute bands. “The shows...

 

Marty Lyons Foundation 29th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on LI Benefiting Children with Sever Illness Proves Great Success

Marty Lyons Foundation 29th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on LI Benefiting Children with Sever Illness Proves Great Success

Commack, NY – July 22, 2014 – The Marty Lyons Foundation (MLF) recently hosted its 29th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic at the Old Westbury Golf and Country Club. The golf outing was the foundation’s largest fundraising event of...

 

Governor Cuomo Announces New Cigarette Strike Force Seizes Nearly $1.7 Million in Contraband and Cash Within First 6 Months

Governor Cuomo Announces New Cigarette Strike Force Seizes Nearly $1.7 Million in Contraband and Cash Within First 6 Months

Albany, NY – July 14, 2014 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the new Cigarette Strike Force targeting illegal tobacco trafficking and sales has already seized nearly $1.7 million in cash and contraband that includes...

 

Advisory Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches

Advisory Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches

Suffolk County, NY – July 16, 2014 – Due to the heavy rainfall, Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, MPH, has issued an advisory against bathing at 66 beaches. This advisory is based on the potential that storm-water runoff may cause...

 

Staying Fit

Staying Fit

Lately, I began to think about how foolishly I treated my body in the past. Years of fast food, eating too many sweets, not drinking enough water and lack of exercise took their toll; I became overweight and my body suffered from the onslaught...

 

That Beloved New Book Smell!

That Beloved New Book Smell!

  Yup, this is what my shelves look like – and I love it! Have you ever experienced an aroma that elicits such a powerful memory, that you actually have to pull yourself out of your musings to reorient yourself to time and place? That’s...

 

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Establish Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Program

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Establish Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Program

Albany, NY – July 7, 2014 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed a bill to establish a medical marijuana program for New York State. The new law includes provisions to ensure medical marijuana is reserved only for patients with...