Kimberly Dijkstra

Kimberly Dijkstra is the web editor for Anton Media Group, a writer for Long Island Weekly and recipient of several Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) and New York Press Association (NYPA) awards.

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2018 Prom Style Trends

It’s prom season! Time to book the limo, plan the afterparty and, most importantly, choose the perfect dress and tux. It’s a daunting task considering how many styles are available. Every year the trends change....

National School Walkouts Planned For April 20 To Remember Columbine

On April 20, 1999, two gunmen murdered 12 students and one teacher at Columbine High School in Colorado. While it was not the first school shooting to ever take place, it was bloody and fear-inducing,...

‘Adopt, Don’t Shop’ Movement Stages Another Pet Store Protest

Dozens of animal lovers gathered outside of Worldwide Puppies and Kittens in Bellmore on Saturday, April 7, to share a simple message: Adopt, Don't Shop. The signs they carried informed passersby that the dogs sold...

Long Island Gardens To Visit In The Spring

With a population of 7.5 million squeezed into an area of 1,400 square miles, it might surprise you that any nature on Long Island has been preserved, but indeed it has. Quite a bit of...

March For Our Lives Movement Stirs Communities Around The Nation

In more than 800 communities across the globe, children, teachers, families and supporters gathered to "March For Our Lives" and demand action from legislators to prevent further gun violence. The demonstrations were organized by high...

Sailor Jerry’s Spiced Rum Hot Chocolate

Long Island has another blizzard headed toward us tonight, on the first day of spring no less! While you're stuck inside, whip yourself up a batch of Sailor Jerry's Spiced Rum Hot Chocolate, a twist...

Dozens Turn Out To Denounce Animal Cruelty

Dozens of animal rights activists and families of rescue dogs came together on Saturday, March 12, outside of The Puppy Store in Merrick to denounce animal cruelty. Owner Robert Lawrence was arrested on March 2 for overdriving,...

Long Island Marches To Save Lives On March 24

UPDATE: View Anton Media Group's coverage of the marches in NYC, Farmingdale, Glen Cove, Port Washington and the Long Island students who traveled to Washington DC. On Saturday, March 24, students and families will take to...

Broadway’s Ruthie Ann Miles Struck By Tragedy

Yesterday afternoon, Broadway's Ruthie Ann Blumenstein (stage name Ruthie Ann Miles) and her 4-year-old daughter, Abigail, were struck by a reckless driver in Park Slope, Brooklyn, along with Blumenstein' friend, Lauren Lew and 1-year-old son,...

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Frederique’s Football Dream

“It was like a movie, man. It was incredible.” Mcgregory Frederique hasn’t lost sight of the unlikelihood of his journey; a journey that has...

Fitness Tips For Father’s Day Amid COVID-19

By better understanding men’s specific health challenges, especially in connection to COVID-19, we can help men in New York live healthier lives.

Viscardi School Salutes Veterans With Special Parade

“Teacher of the Year” Amy Graffeo-Rastetter had a brilliant idea surrounding Veterans Day on this, the 100th Anniversary year of the founding of American...

FCA Launches Spanish-Speaking Bi-County Immigrant Helpline

The FCA COVID-19 Crisis Helpline is one of the first of its kind offered to the local immigrant communities. 
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