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Promote Healthy Weight Starting with School Lunch

Although there are a variety of theories behind the growing obesity problem plaguing North American adults and children, the most consistent findings point to caloric intake as the culprit. Here’s a simple equation to get to the root of the problem: Calories eaten > calories spent = weight gain. According to National Health Examination Surveys, […]
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3 Techniques to Help Kids Concentrate

Classrooms are now vastly different from the ones today’s parents were accustomed to when they were children. Technology has changed the face of classrooms, and while digital classrooms have revolutionized the ways kids learn, they also can make it more difficult for students to concentrate. Computers, tablets and smartphones can be invaluable resources for teachers […]
Poets' Corner

A Moment Lasts Forever

By: John McGowan Walking up the stoop to my door I was struck by something deep to the core Yes, I had walked up a stoop some years before But this time I went back like waves to the shore I cherish these moments that transport me back To a time when wisdom was something […]
Helping You Help Others

Helping You Help Others

September’s Charity of the Month is: Equity First Foundation Equity First Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization located here on Long Island. Rhonda Klch started this foundation with the mission to offer services, resources and programs to consumers and small businesses that are facing financial distress. Although the details of financial markets may not be […]