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A Suggested Teacher’s Gift List

Here are some other teacher gift ideas from parents—and teachers: • Be creative. For instance, get a butterfly bush for the teacher who taught a lesson about butterflies. • Note a teacher’s subject interest and get a...

Homemade Teacher’s Gift

Here’s a simple class gift to make: Buy a canvas tote bag or a T-shirt and have the students each make a pair of handprints on the material with various colored fabric paints. With a fabric...

Reward The Teacher With The Right End-Of-Year Gifts

  As you barrel toward the end of the school year, locating a gift for your child’s teacher—not to mention the bus driver, scout leaders and coaches—can generate a level of stress and expense that feels...

Reward The Teacher

Do your homework on end-of-year gifts As you barrel toward the end of the school year, locating a gift for your child’s teacher—not to mention the bus driver, scout leaders and coaches—can generate a level of...

Tovah Feldshuh Speaks Out About Aging, Golda And The Walking Dead

  Actress Tovah Feldshuh wants you to know that “Deanna Monroe is coming north to play Golda Meir.” The Walking Dead star will be performing what she calls “Golda’s bat mitzvah year,” Feldshuh’s 13th portraying the...

Don’t Get Scammed By High-Tech Criminals

With tax season upon us, officials are alerting residents to a rash of telephone scams duping people into believing they owe money to the Internal Revenue Service. According to officials, scammers now have the technology...

Seed Trends Sprout Unique Ways To Master Gardening

As you contemplate starting your home garden, it may not have occurred to you that there are trends in the seed industry that reflect a flourishing concern among gardeners about growing their own food, as...

Let’s Get This Garden Started

Rick Van Bourgondien of Van Bourgondien Nursery in Dix Hills had advice for amateur gardeners who want to start growing their gardens from seed now. “Get a seed starting tray and seed starting soil and grow...

Don’t Believe In Superstitions? Good Luck With That!

Admit it. Even though you don’t really believe this Friday the 13th will be an unlucky day, you will take note of it. Perhaps you won’t deliberately walk under a ladder or let a black...

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After a hotly contested campaign, Lauren Curran defeated Jack Martins in the race for Nassau County Executive—making the former legislator the first female county...

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