Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   November’s Charity of the Month is The Book Fairies   The Book Fairies is an organization located in Freeport, NY. Six years ago, founder Amy Zaslansky heard about a classroom that had no books to offer to its students. Amy decided to start a book drive for used children’s books so […]
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A Met returns to Mount

W.S. Mount Elementary School relinquished their traditional school colors in late October and proudly wore blue and orange when New York Mets draft pick – Anthony Kay – returned to his alma mater. The Ward Melville High School Class of 2013 graduate spoke with the elementary students about his climb to decorated baseball player, how […]
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Local fire departments share lifesaving lessons

During the month of October, local fire departments across the Sachem Central School District visited each of the 10 elementary buildings to educate students on the importance of fire safety for annual Fire Prevention Week. As part of the numerous districtwide presentations, firefighters performed several engaging demonstrations highlighting the unique abilities of the
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Pumpkins tell a story at Birch Lane

A reading unit had a Halloween twist at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District as children created clever depictions of popular storybook characters. Each second-grader decorated a pumpkin to look like the main character from a fiction book. Among the pumpkin creations were the Cat in the Hat, Captain Underpants and Flat […]
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Northport students serve the community

Seven current and past members of Norwood Avenue Elementary School’s service club, the “O Ambassadors,” volunteered at Project HOPE on Oct. 28. Project HOPE is a community ministry founded by the youth of St. Hugh’s Parish to help those in need in the surrounding Huntington area. This free meal center offers food to anyone in […]
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Students Take School to Oz

The stage was booming with talent in the Robert Moses Middle School’s auditorium of the North Babylon School District, as seventh- and eighth-grade students performed the “The Wizard of Oz” for its fellow sixth-grade classmates. The students dazzled the audience with classic songs like “Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead,” “Follow The Yellow Brick Road,” […]
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Dr. Leno Thomas to Join NYCBS

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Leno Thomas has joined our innovative and dedicated network of physicians. For patients and loved ones, the fight against cancer or a complicated or sometimes even a benign, but cumbersome hematological disorder is a life-altering challenge. Since each patient is different, Dr. […]