Colleen Maidhof is a writer for Anton Media Group, specializing in local news and small business profiles. She is also the former editor of The Farmingdale Observer.
Design & Décor
Undo Winter Damage
The snow has finally melted (yay!), but what remains are a slew of chores that you must take care of immediately to prevent minor damage from turning into major repairs. Here are some indoor and...
Gold Coast Magazine
Fly on a trapeze, learn to boogie, take a boat cruise, go zip lining, drive an exotic car or create a couple painting By Colleen Maidhof For parents who have little ones away at camp, summer can...
Long Island News
The True Meaning Of Memorial Day
By Kimberly Dijkstra and Colleen Maidhof When we think of Memorial Day, we think of family barbecues, street fairs and heading down to the beach for the unofficial first day of summer. It’s easy to forget...
Long Island News
Local Towns To Host Memorial Day Parades
By Kimberly Dijkstra and Colleen Maidhof Many local towns are honoring fallen heroes by hosting Memorial Day Parades on Monday, May 25. The following is a roundup of many of the Memorial Day parades taking place...
Lifestyle & Culture
Local Homes Needed: Adopt Today
These pets can be adopted at Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter, 150 Miller Place, in Syosset. For details, call 516-677-5784.
The Catholic School Choice
What’s right for your child? This is the time when parents are pondering their children’s acceptance letters to local Catholic schools. Given that Long Island has excellent public school districts funded by taxpayers, the choice to...
Winter Activities Are A Car Ride Away
Shorter days and cold weather offer the perfect setting for outdoor activities like skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating and exploring. The best part is they’re all available within driving distance. Winter pursuits such as cross country skiing...
Truth + Beauty: The Best Possible You
Roslyn Heights’ medical spa, Truth + Beauty, is committed to making its clients feel and look beautiful. “It’s a playground for beauty junkies,” said MJ Valenza, a beauty coach. With professional estheticians coaching clients, the one-stop beauty...
Hurricane Preparedness Workshop
Be prepared this hurricane season and build a free catastrophe kit on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater in Eisenhower Park, 1899 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow, at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Long Island Families...
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Some of Hollywood’s most popular television shows and movies are celebrating an anniversary this year. Sitcom favorites like Everybody Loves Raymond turns 20, while...
Catering Your Bash
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Let the experts prepare the fare for your summer blowout. By Steve Mosco Planning a party in your backyard can be a stressful undertaking wrought with...
The Lords Of 52nd Street Rock Concert To Benefit The Marty Lyons Foundation
The Marty Lyons Foundation will host a benefit rock concert featuring Billy Joel’s original band, The Lords of 52nd Street. Opening for the band...
The Sweetest Time Of The Year
While some people look forward to the roasted turkey, honey glazed ham and Christmas goose, the rest of us choose sweet over savory when...
Jill Sobule: Far More Than Just A Girl
Living in the past could be quite easy for Jill Sobule, if she chose to go set up shop there. After all, her breakthrough...