Lyn Dobrin

Lyn Dobrin is a writer for Long Island Weekly, specializing in food and travel features.

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Vegan Food Drive

The Ethical Humanist Society of LI is collecting vegan non-perishable food for distribution to provide much needed food and supplies to the Long Island community.  Ryan Capone, a senior at Oyster Bay High School and a...

Getting Ready For School

Ethical Friends of Children is a free shop run by the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island in Garden City. This outreach program assists more than 2,500 children and their families each year by providing...

Participants Sought For Long Island Breast Cancer Walk

Members of the Adelphi team of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program are out walking every weekend, training for the annual LI2Day Walk. The team goes to local parks, such as...

Spain: Culture Via Educational Trek

While I love seeing famous sights when traveling, the best part of a trip is spending time with local people and getting to know them. That opportunity came this summer when I participated in an English-immersion...

Cookies For The Holidays

Do people still bake for the holidays? Years ago, I would move into gear right after Thanksgiving, buying a new cookie cookbook (this was before I could research online) and selecting new recipes. Out came...

Managing Your Lymphedema

On Monday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m., the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program in Garden City will host medical professionals from different disciplines who will speak about the best ways to manage lymphedema, a...

Advice From Long Island Breast Cancer Survivors

For 37 years, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program has offered New Yorkers coping with breast cancer a place to receive emotional support and valuable advice. Here is some advice from five breast cancer...

Long Islanders at the Fancy Food Show

By Lyn and Arthur Dobrin Imagine they’ve combined all the specialty food markets you can think of—Zabars, Dean & DeLuca, Iavarrone, Eataly, Uncle Giuseppe’s, Grace’s Market, Fairway—and then added chocolate and candy shops, wine stores, cheese...

Farm To People: Supporting Food Entrepreneurs

Just as a love relationship can lose its spark—same old, same old, that’s how I was feeling about cooking. The old joke became a reality: What should we make for dinner? A reservation. And then Farm...

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From Hollywood To Halloween: Cinema Provides Costume Inspirations

  Halloween is approaching quickly and there’s really only a few weeks left to find the perfect costume. With the millions of costume options out...

NIE—Nov. 23-29, 2016—Economics

This Week’s Anton Lesson Plan Black Friday has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the United States since 1932 and...

Towns Flush With Prepayment Of Property Taxes

With the passage of the Trump Tax Plan just before Christmas, Governor Cuomo’s response was to issue an executive order to allow residents to...

Williston Park Man Named Social Services Employee Of The Month

Pictured from left: Brendan Roche, Accounting Executive; Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano; Honoree Thomas John, Accountant II; Valerie Aguis, Accountant III; Dr. John Imhof,...

Matt Bodkin Cartoon Jan. 27, 2016

Click here for more topical cartoons by Matt Bodkin. Matt Bodkin is an award-winning cartoonist and member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists. The views expressed in...
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