Helping You Help Others

Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   January’s Charity of the Month is: PBS Community Foundation   The PBS Community Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, was established to help people with autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities and other special needs. They particularly focus on ​self-determination and full inclusion in the local community. Their mission is to
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A Study of Citizenship Showcases Care For Community

The fundamentals of good citizenship in community, classroom and family were at the forefront of a recent lesson in Donna Gianfortone’s first-grade class at Chippewa Elementary School in the Sachem Central School District.  During the lesson, students learned the various attributes that make a good citizen, and the class then organized a recycling project as […]
Helping You Help Others

Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   November’s Charity of the Month is: The Book Fairies   The Book Fairies, located in Freeport, NY, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that accepts donations of new and gently used books and connects them with organizations throughout all five boroughs and Long Island that do not have the funds to foster […]
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Mayor Makes A Visit To Elite Dance Studio

Mayor Michael Lavorata and Administrator Clerk Douglas Madlon recently visited the Elite Dance Studio on North Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst and were treated to an impromptu performance by the students.  Mayor Lavorata thanked Marie Seaquist for having her dance studio in the Village’s Downtown area and also thanked the students for their special gift of a […]
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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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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. […]
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Turning Civic Knowledge Into Civic Action

American Law and Criminal Justice students at Northport High School were recently visited by Jaqueline Sullivan, a 2015 NHS graduate and the current outreach coordinator for the Town of Huntington Youth Court. Volunteering for this program gets students involved in the adjudication of real court cases that involve youth from the town. When a youth […]