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PSEG Loves Community Involvement

Recently, more than a dozen members of PSEG Long Island’s vegetation management team set aside their work orders, plans, and shears to prepare brunch for 90 people at Ronald McDonald House of Long Island (RMDHLI). The volunteers supported RMHLI’s Meals from the Heart, a program that gives local businesses, community organizations, and other groups the […]
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Massapequa Talks Town Hall Meeting

Parents and residents might not see it, but the kids say it’s there! On average, Massapequa youth report initiating alcohol use at 13.6 years of age; 17.5% report they were in a situation they later regretted after drinking and 20.6% did not remember what happened. In addition, 33% of youth (grades 7-12) report being prescribed […]
Community News

Students Stuff Buses

The East Meadow School District’s Woodland Middle School’s third annual Stuff a Bus effort provided another successful set of donations to the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island.             The Stuff a Bus fundraiser is organized and spearheaded by many of Woodland’s student and service groups, including the National Junior Honor Society. The school held […]
Parks Corner

A VISION OF GRANDEUR AT GATSBY ON THE OCEAN

Revitalized Historic Jones Beach Oceanfront property celebrates Grand Opening June 7 The grand opening of the renovated former Marine Dining Room at the West Bathhouse at Jones Beach, Long Island’s newest premier oceanfront dining and special occasion venue Gatsby on the Ocean has emerged and will celebrate its official grand opening on Friday, June 7 with […]
Helping You Help Others

Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   The Charity of the Month for June is: New Ground www.newground.org   New Ground is a non-profit organization that helps to break the cycle of homelessness right here in Nassau and Suffolk counties. This organization began all from the vision of an educator that was committed to providing a safe haven […]
Seasonal Featured Summer

What is forest bathing?

The mood-boosting feeling of rejuvenation many people experience while spending time in nature is not in their heads. In fact, researchers in parts of Asia have long since studied and documented the benefits of spending time in nature. Developed in Japan in the 1980s, the practice of Shinrin-yoku, often referred to as “forest bathing,” has […]
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Six Beaches in Four Towns Close to Bathing

Suffolk County health officials have closed Crab Meadow Beach in the Town of Huntington; Amityville Village Beach, Tanner Park Beach and Venetian Shores Beach in the Town of Babylon; Benjamins Beach in the Town of Islip, and Cory Beach in the Town of Brookhaven due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed acceptable […]