• Black Friday, Appearing Now on Black Thursday (Thanksgiving Day)
  • BFCU and Island Harvest Team Up for 6th Annual BFCU Turkey Drive
  • Two William Floyd Middle School Trombonists Chosen for All-State Honors Band
  • Safety On The Trails
  • Long Island Cares: This Friday The Dragon Gets Its Name

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 that I appreciate most of all; being [...]

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. Shelves are empty, and the situation is critical for hungry [...]

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 Association (NYSBDA) All-State Middle School Honors Band festival next March in [...]

Safety On The Trails

During a routine hike last weekend, my husband and I noticed several squad cars and ambulances that were positioned at the mouth of the Stillwell Preserve and Woods mountain bike trail entrance. We had a feeling that something was up, because we had seen several officers on the main trail [...]

Long Island Cares: This Friday The Dragon Gets Its Name

Hauppauge, NY – November 13, 2014 – On Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Long Island Cares, Inc. welcomed our new “Friendly Dragon” mascot to our Hauppauge location. The mascot will become an important part of the regional food bank’s efforts to educate our communities about children’s hunger on Long Island, which [...]

 

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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...

 

Safety On The Trails

Safety On The Trails

During a routine hike last weekend, my husband and I noticed several squad cars and ambulances that were positioned at the mouth of the Stillwell Preserve and Woods mountain bike trail entrance. We had a feeling that something was up, because...

 

Long Island Cares: This Friday The Dragon Gets Its Name

Long Island Cares: This Friday The Dragon Gets Its Name

Hauppauge, NY – November 13, 2014 - On Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Long Island Cares, Inc. welcomed our new “Friendly Dragon” mascot to our Hauppauge location. The mascot will become an important part of the regional food bank’s...

 

“The Dirty Dozen”, Synchronicity and The Produce Aisle

“The Dirty Dozen”, Synchronicity and The Produce Aisle

Several years ago, I went grocery shopping in the evening, something that I reserve for the rare occasion of when I’ve run out of something in the house. In truth, I needed a break from the mundane, and I was fatigued of watching “The Dirty...

 

Michael Magro Foundation Presents Third Annual Men’s and Women’s HHS Lacrosse Alumni Game

Michael Magro Foundation Presents Third Annual Men’s and Women’s HHS Lacrosse Alumni Game

Attention Hicksville residents! Do you like to play lacrosse? Are you a graduate of Hicksville High School? Would you like to be a spectator at a lacrosse game in the brisk November air for a great cause? On Saturday, November 29th, The Michael...

 

A Little Piece About Mononucleosis

A Little Piece About Mononucleosis

My daughter was recently diagnosed with mononucleosis, or “mono” as it is commonly called. One of the very first things that someone had commented to us was, “Who has she been kissing?” Some did not want to be around her, for fear of...

 

Going Dairy Free

Going Dairy Free

When I found out that I was allergic to dairy several years ago, I have to admit that I was pretty upset. Gone were the days of gratuitous bowls of ice cream, hunks of fresh cheddar cheese, and cream for my coffee. I’d stare longingly...

 

Long Island’s Premiere of Ken Ludwig’s “The Game’s Afoot” by The Minstrel Players of Northport

Long Island’s Premiere of Ken Ludwig’s “The Game’s Afoot” by The Minstrel Players of Northport

Last night, I had the pleasure of attending the final dress rehearsal of The Minstrel Players’ performance of “The Game’s Afoot”, or “The Game’s Afoot, Or Holmes For the Holidays” by Ken Ludwig. The production, which...